Do you keep telling yourself you need to start exercising or you need to work out more?
Do you feel guilty for not exercising?
Do you envy your friends who seem to do this effortlessly?
Do you find exercising to be a chore? Something you don’t want to do, but should do?
To help you identify why you resist exercising, finish this next sentence 5–10 times:
Are you at your wits end trying to communicate effectively with your spouse?
You’re not alone. There is no such thing as a marriage that runs on auto-pilot.
In any relationship, you will create experiences that will challenge you emotionally and may cause you to question the stability of your union.
But in all my years of helping women and men heal their communication struggles, the foundation of your relationship—which is your love for one another—usually isn’t the problem.
The problem is not knowing the why behind your different communication styles.
I remember the afternoon clearly.
I was sitting in my car, writing in my journal while taking a break during a healing conference I was attending back in 1991, when as clear as day, the Spirit told me, “You will write a book called ‘The Path to Wholeness.'”
Since I never aspired to be an author, I was quite surprised when I felt prompted to write a book!
Especially because at that time it was about an issue that “you’re not supposed to talk about.”
Healing from sexual shame and sexual abuse.
A few weeks ago I wrote this post and asked you this question:
Are you whole and complete without a man?
Several of you responded to that post asking great questions in return, such as:
- “Am I being true to myself and my wholeness as a woman if I’m a stay-at-home mom?”
- “But what if I DO need a man?”
- “Can I be whole as a woman and still want a man?”