It is counterproductive to deny things that happen to us. They happen for a reason and an internal change triggers by acknowledging what we experienced. 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, we can then 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 this stage I was not consciously in denial, I truly did not realise the power within.
Until my first well timed epiphany arrived and altered my perspective on life forever, I did all sorts of things to get