Have you had your feelings hurt recently? Are you getting the love and support you need to work through it?
Unfortunately, emotional pain isn’t often given the respect and care it deserves.
Sayings like “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” or, the aldultier version, “They can’t hurt you unless you let them” don’t help!
But oh sweet friend, I’d like to call bullshit.
Words can sting, words can cut deep and words can even stick with you for ages. If someone’s words are clinging to you, know that your pain is valid and you aren’t “choosing” that pain. No one willingly chooses heartache.
Need a little extra validation? I’ve got you. Let’s talk about why words hurt and validate those very real feelings…