“Certain incidents wound a person more deeply than others and these can not be handled by traumatic incident handling alone. These are those incident which, while accompanied with tremendous emotional pain, hit us so directly as beings that they scar our souls. Personal betrayals by a friend or lover, unexpected attacks from a trusted source, cruelty and violence that shatters our confidence in our own capacity to direct the course of our own existences, are among the types of incident that can damage us this directly. ”
I guess healing is a journey, not a destination with warm blankets and chocolate where you get to rest a long while. If you never get healed, is there a point of making the journey. Shouldn’t you just revel in the pain and let yourself die? Should you, instead of drinking the poison of hope?