This is such a great post about Abandoning the Self, and recovery from complex PTSD. I hope you all find it as interesting and helpful as I did!
I live in Minnesota. I overheard someone say once that we work for our seasons. That’s an oddly funny thing to say, but, if you live here, then you’ll understand the meaning in that sentiment.
As a seasonal change approaches, the current weather patterns seem to want to hold on almost as if they have a personality. Summer just won’t leave! It’s sticking around in October like a bad guest! And yet the warm temperatures seem to loiter in the atmosphere in spite of midnight frosts. We all begin to assume that this year Old Man Winter will stay in his cave. This will be the year that Minnesota tricks winter. Halloween approaches and the kids are wearing short sleeves! We’ve done it!
And then it happens. The cold suddenly appears and refuses to go. Just like that. Where did all the lovely warmth go? No transition? No warning shot across…
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