Death Mother lives in shame and secrecy, and the best way to deal with her is to bring her out into the light so we can cultivate self-compassion.
I want true intimacy with another, there is no doubt about that, but I am not willing to bypass any part of myself to get to someone else.
Do you consider it a failure when you have to go to the garage because you’re having car trouble? Do you feel you have failed when you go to the dentist for your yearly check-up? What about going to the gym? Do you feel like a failure when you sign up for that gym membership because you should ...