Painful Feelings - Introduction

Painful Feelings: Introduction

Ever notice that some feelings are more acceptable than others?  Families, cultures, and even geography all are factors here, but generally speaking, we’re all a bit squeamish when it comes to feelings of anger, guilt, and hopelessness.

Many people will say, “Oh, don’t feel (pick a feeling – guilty, angry, hopeless, etc.)” when you tell them how you’re feeling.

That never works.

It’s just not that simple.