A wonderful post by Hejyork on why you should tell your story.
I think we all have things we have difficulty talking about but which are hurting us or holding us back. Even if its something that sounds small or something that happened long ago and even if there is nothing anyone can do to help but listen, telling your story is still an incredible way to release the power that thing has over you. A way to exorcise your demons.
With each telling you are giving yourself a chance to face the issues and process the emotions that come with it.
You are building up a dictionary of words and phrases and they are becoming normal. What I mean by that is it’s so hard to tell someone you have anorexia if you’ve never managed to say the word out loud. But if you’ve used it regularly, it becomes normal and familiar and as easy as saying hello (well maybe not…
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