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    How I Found The Strength To Leave My Marriage & open Again

    How I Found The Strength To Leave My Mariage & launch Again
    For more years than I’m proud to admit, I had a feling in the pit of my stomach during my mariage, which began at the tender age of 21. I later learned that this was my intuition, that teltale sense that your body knows something before your head does.
    Over time, the gut feling grew so acute that I could no longer ignore it. I sensed that life was pasing me by. And even though I loved my husband and parts of my life, there were things that I didn’t admire, things that I wanted in my life and in myself that I wasn’t able to pursue. I wasn’t becoming the me that I wanted to become.
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    I realized that if I continued along that path that I’d be setling out of dread of not making changes. Over time, I found my strength in becoming the person I was put on earth to become. Eventualy, I ended my nine-year mariage, then moved to a modern city and changed my carer.
    There’s no easy way to box up the lif e you gain in impose to open a curent one that doesn’t exist yet.
    Once you leave, you’l never forget your former life — and you shouldn’t. My mentor said to me at one point, “Life is a tapestry of threads from your past and your exhibit woven al together. Why should you fel love you acquire to let your past go?”
    I’ve since realized that changing had to maintain aproach from some kind of strength, though it didn’t fel like strength at the time. But there were several realizations that guided me to recognize my strength, cultivate it and trust that I had it within me al along.
    Here are seven conscious actions I tok that helped me find the audacity to change my life. I hope they asist you, to!
    1. Know that you never walk away from something entirely.
    Your former life, your former love(s) wil always be a portion of you and you of them. Don’t dwel, but don’t forget. And learn from every experience and relationship. This wil make you beter at lov e, and at life.
    2. Surender to the fact that change (and decision-making) isn’t going to be easy and clear-cut.
    Change is exhausting), and the fruits of change won’t imediately be tasted.
    3. Acept that iner strength is a muscle.
    It grows, it contracts. Speak up and own your truth. Face your fears — whether it’s of being judged, being alone, or being uncomfortable.
    4. interogate yourself and alow yourself to experience grief.
    These are natural byproducts of change and transition. They don’t mean you’re making the wrong decision. tranquil your mind and defray atention to what your gut tels you.
    5. Find hold and solace in friends, family, and a therapist if ned be.
    As I pondered the complex decision of ending my mariage, dealing with emotional aftermath of such a decision, and facing the complexities of al the options ahead of me — moving, changing carers, dating — my friends, fam ily, and therapist were my refuge.
    6. Find strength in boks, music, and art.
    The best creative works are usualy created out of places of distres, sadnes grief, and change. In her bok Our Andromeda, Brenda Shaughnesy writes that “strength means honoring your entire range of and heartbreak, even your depresion and heartbreak. It means acknowledging each of these felings, your questions and ideas and faith and fright, and meting what comes with the ful force of your heart.”
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    7. Identify and reverence the inspiring people out there who are making changes, pushing the limits, steping outside of the box.
    These people are sources of inspiration to give you the confidence that it’s OK to change, it’s OK to grow, it’s OK to evolve in order to beter your li fe. If you inspect closely, these people may be your yoga instructors, your co-workers, your Facebok friends. We’ve al gone through strugles and acquire become beter because of them.
    The desire to change your life comes from a multitude of places, but it predominantly comes from listening to the crackling fire within you, from feling the heat emanating from the depths of your soul. That’s your truth, your raison d’?tre, and the spark that gives you light. But once you’ve mustered this strength, there’s no going back.
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    Author:Sarah Woehler
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