Why I Took The Leap To Start Therapy

Long before I started down my road of therapy I knew I was in need of healing. The reasons I pushed it off for as long as I did are many but the idea that my experiences weren’t traumatic enough to deserve it, was number one. Growing up therapy wasn’t something discussed in my home, my immediate circle, and not practiced by anyone I knew. What I knew of therapy existed in what I had seen or heard on television and other media. The idea that a “shrink” was something to be ashamed of was a trope that the 90s relied heavily upon. The biggest catalyst to me deciding to take the leap and start therapy came from my husband. I’m hoping that because of his love for me I can encourage you to take the leap for yourself.

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