I often forget posts I wrote a while back. This is rather long but it shows the insight I was starting to develop into my emotiinal issues. A recent ‘like’ has brought it back to my attention.
I’ve been reflecting a lot on longing and loneliness lately which may be right on schedule with the strong Scorpio influences around over the past little while. When these two feelings come to mind these days I am much closer to understanding the roots of the hidden emotional hunger I carried into my adolescence and young adult life. It seems to me that it has been a long journey to make friends with the realisation that a lot of what I longed and hungered for from both parents was absent. It has taken even longer to realise, after replaying that theme in major relationships, that reconnecting with these longings and needs and finding new ways to fulfil them is so important for my emotional happiness and the onus now rests with me.
As the youngest child in a family of much older siblings, having powerful experiences of those who related…
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