Finding Treasures in Trials...

Allow yourself to grieve over any pain from discomforting experiences.  Though I urge you to keep an optimistic outlook when confronted with a negative experience, it's still important to allow yourself to figure out what took place, analyze how it makes you feel, and sense the pain associated with the event.  If you don't take this step, you can fall into denial and stuff the feelings so deep that you think you've solved the problem.

From It Takes Two to Tango by Gary and Norma Smalley.

All excerpts from It Takes Two to Tango are copyright 1997, Gary and Norma Smalley, and are used with permission.

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