Some very personal and helpful thoughts on Pain and Forgiveness from reallyrealblogger. Have a read.
‘I don’t think I can forgive anymore’ I sobbed as my friend ‘gently insisted’ I go home from work. I had crumpled at my desk overwhelmed with pain and distress. It was about 8 weeks since my friends suicide and and I had just discovered another huge disappointment in my life. Try as I might I could not ‘pull myself together’ to function. My coping facade had truly slipped.
I went to see the doctor. She said I was depressed and offered me anti-depressants. I refused, I was not able to accept her diagnosis ‘I’m just sad because of bad things in my life’. ‘ I will feel better if I can sleep and get rid of this constant headache’. I accepted some non-addictive sleeping meds and pain killers. I got home and sat looking at the meds wondering if they were enough to stop it all. This thought stirred…
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