One might wonder why anyone would want to avoid healing the emotional scars of life. Wouldn't healing of any kind be the best thing? Surprisingly, there are several reasons why a person might not want to heal emotionally and physically. These may or may not be subconscious reasons. It helps to become aware of the possibilities so that we "discover the enemy within."
The biggest reason that a person may want to avoid emotional healing is
simply that - a person does not want to face their past. The past can
be a loaded subject. There is an inner voice saying, "Avoid feeling the emotions from the past at all costs." Not wanting to face the past includes the
A person may feel that to face the past would be too painful . My feeling is that the ongoing effort to keep the pain from
surfacing and the energy required to deal with the experiences that are
being attracted into one's life by not dealing with the past are far
worse than the temporary pain that would be felt in tackling the past
head on and neutralizing it. One may feel that suppression is an
easier way to cope when in reality it is much more difficult and often
causes a lot of misery with it.
I have learned that there is a huge chasm between a person saying that they want to do something about their life and then actually putting forth the effort of doing something about it. Yes, it requires moving out of your comfort zone. Is it worth it? A resounding YES! Why stay stuck in misery?
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