It’s a complaint we hear often from people looking for help for their marriages:“I feel distant from my spouse.” “I try to get my husband to open up, but instead he just shuts down.” “My wife just doesn’t seem interested in me anymore. I feel like we’re a million miles apart.” This is emotional abandonment. Instead of physically leaving the relationship, your spouse simply checks out emotionally. They stop investing in the marriage, leaving their spouse feeling detached and unwanted.
Its okay to be vulnerable and it's okay to put yourself out there. People will hurt you, that's a fact, but we can not allow that fear to paralyze us. Walk through the fear regardless how you feel. Amazing things are waiting!!
While I have always been aware of my abandonment issues, I had not fully understood the depths to which we store these feelings. This week I was fortunate to touch that place and I wanted to share my story with you in the hope that if you are living with abandonment issues you will know you are not alone and that it is possible to survive it. tracyswisdomtree.blogspot.com
Many people don’t realize that they’re feeling emotionally abandoned or that they did as a child. They may be unhappy, but can’t put their finger on what it is. People tend to think of abandonment as something physical, like neglect. They also may...