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"I love this book! Although I've reviewed books before, this is the first one I really enjoyed reviewing, and found myself expanding in process...its message is consistently positive and uplifting, its advice is timely and timeless, and its prescriptions for personal growth are, best of all, simple and doable. This is kitchen table wisdom at its best." ~John C. Robinson, Ph.D, author of Death of a Hero

Meet Rossana

 

Rossana Snee is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. She is the mother of two grown sons, and the wife of an elevator mechanic who is the wind beneath her wings. She is an avid reader, whose passions include playing two instruments, painting, languages, and working out.

Loving Someone Who Doesn't Love You Back!

One of the most painful things we can experience in life is unrequited love. The sting of it is feels almost worse than anything else. Why? Because it's rejection, and we humans don't fair too well with that.

 

Rejection hurts! We’ve all felt this at one point or another. Most of us take rejection very personally, even though there is a flip side to it.

Some people, unfortunately, can't bear the painful prick of being rejected and become obsessed with their “Love.” They feel that they can't be whole unless they're with that particular person.

 

Case in point, I was recently talking with a client. Her boyfriend, after only one year, left her. She was beside herself. Her self-esteem plummeted, and her confidence...well, she had none. This, after only one year! I asked her, "So for ..."

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Detach Yourself!

When you are not attached to who you think you are, life moves through you and you experience the present moment. 

We have ideas about who we are, or who we're supposed to be. Maybe the ideas came from your parents, and you're trying to meet their expectations; or maybe they just came from you. Either way, holding on too tightly to those beliefs, blocks you from possibility. 

In understanding continual change, you release your attempts to control circumstances.

Be flexible. That flexibility will allow you to sway in different, unexplored directions. 

And maybe, that's just where you need to go!