I have always heard you need to be strong. Get through it. It will be okay. I have heard it to the point that I manifested this kind of embarrassment for my illness. Disgust. Self-loathing. I am working on not to loathe parts of myself.
I think it isn’t visible, but my former LCSW supervisor saw it right away. It’s not like it shows when I am working or walking or interacting, but when I speak about expectations of myself, it is there. [Read more…]