It is counterproductive to deny things that happen to us, an internal change triggers only by acknowledging any event or circumstances we experience. By giving ourselves permission to feel however we do about what happened, be that furious, devastated, delighted, free, relieved, ashamed, humiliated or sad, and then express those feelings and come to terms with our emotions, then we can delve deeper for the purpose behind what went down. This same process applies no matter how little or big you deem the ‘story’ to have affected you.
Before I understood and grasped the concept that I was alone the catalyst for my reactions and subsequent actions, and the cause for how others reacted and treated me, I lived my life the only way I knew how. Unaware. At that stage I was not consciously in denial, I truly did not realise the power within.
Until a well timed epiphany arrives and alters our perspective on life forever, we do all sorts of things to get through the day. We defend our choices