Sunday, November 9, 2008

Changing the Path

So, lately, I have been struggling with a situation. I can't really go into details here, but I have been looking at my own ability to deal with toxicity and what my contribution is to the situation. I know that I can't change people, so I am trying to change my own response to them.

Of course, my first response is to buy a bunch of books on the topic and try to research my way through it. I bought a bunch of books on Amazon today, so help is on the way.

I go through these cyclical periods where I fall into a pit of despair that this situation will not be resolved and then things calm down for 3-4 months and just when I think I'm clear, it comes up again. I hope that if I can arm myself with tools - at least things I can do so that I KNOW I am not just making things worse - maybe I can break the cycle or at least find some peace.

Sound vague enough? I know what I mean. I guess that's what's important at this point.

1 comment:

  1. Totally off the topic of your post - and not sure if I could actually offer anything helpful. But, I love love LOVE the fact that when I read your blog - I hear your voice in my head. I like your voice. Its the Jean voice. It makes me happy.



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