When Acceptance is NOT the Answer

Recently there was a discussion about “Acceptance” here in the Emerging from Broken website. People were expressing difficulty with having been constantly told to “accept others” for the way they are.  This directive always seems to be issued when someone is expressing difficulties with having been devalued, discounted and mistreated.  I have come to realize … Continue reading "When Acceptance is NOT the Answer"

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Negative Belief Systems about Weight and Body Part two

there is no perfect path on this journey WHY did I want someone else to be fat?  Where did a thought like that come from in the first place? And looking deeper into the answers to those questions was where the bigger secrets and hidden answers were found. This post is continued from “Survival Methods … Continue reading "Negative Belief Systems about Weight and Body Part two"

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Accomplishments~Emerging from Broken is off to a Great Start!

Happy New Year! ~On January 1st, this blog was officially one month old and I am really pleased with the progress we have made. Here are a few highlights this past couple days. ~Google is picking up our posts the same day we write them, which means that we are getting searched frequently by the … Continue reading "Accomplishments~Emerging from Broken is off to a Great Start!"

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Ten Differences between living Broken and living Whole

This list is a comparison of how my life used to be, compared to how it is today. ~Darlene Brokenness: ~the oppression of depression ~the guilt and shame of mental illness ~the guilt and shame of emotional abuse (or any other type of abuse) ~the weight and responsibility of the world ~self hate ~the darkness … Continue reading "Ten Differences between living Broken and living Whole"

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