“She distanced herself to save herself.”
Sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves is to put some distance between ourselves and others. This is especially true when we’ve experienced a trauma, or we’re dealing with a crisis of enormous proportions.
We need to step back from our life and, maybe, give ourselves a break as we haven’t got the strength to explain ourselves to others.
And we haven’t got the energy to deal with all that judgment. All the questions, and the comments, and the whispers, and the looks.
We don’t want to deal with people.
We just want to be alone.
We want to curl up in a ball.
We want the world to go away.
We don’t need that extra stress. It is hard enough to cope with the heartbreak, and the sorrow, and the mess – that is our life.
So, really, this is…
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