Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Broken hearts. April 30, 2010.
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.” -Edna St. Vincent Millay
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Whether we are single and don't want to be ... broken up with someone ... or married and having problems with our spouse ... we feel the pain in the same place: our heart. So many suicides are the result of a "broken heart."
Why do we allow the actions of others to decide how we will behave? Why do we measure our self-worth based on how someone else treats us? How can we learn to love ourselves so that if we have such a loss, our hearts can be wounded, but not "broken?"