Denial is a powerful tool.
Never underestimate its ability to cloud your vision. Be aware that for many reasons, we have become experts at using this tool to make reality more tolerable. We have learned how to stop the pain caused by reality – not by changing our circumstances, but by pretending our circumstances are something other than what they are.
While one part of us was busy creating a fantasy-reality, the other part went to work on accepting the truth of that fantasy. Now is the time to find the courage to face truth.
To over come denial
Let the truth of your circumstances sink in gently and embrace it. Allow yourself to sit with the pain the situation has caused you. Be angry, be upset, cry or whatever you need to do to release how you truly feel. This is how you begin to deal with all pain. …
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