In my last blog I asked you to let go of your dream of motherhood and today I’d like to dig deeper into another huge subject which comes with letting go, acceptance. Let me start with a huge apology. I appreciate what I’m asking you to do is huge and most likely this is a place you don’t want to go. The only thing which drives me is the wish for you to find the happiness and joy waiting for you on the other side of letting go. I know it’s there because I’ve found it, the 19 other storytellers in Finding Joy have found it, as have many other childless women. I write about these huge topics because care I don’t want you to continue to feel sad. So the only thing which drives me is love. And as you will read, there are benefits to be found in acceptance. So deep intake of breath..… letting go of the dream of becoming a mother means accepting life as it is. There we go I’ve said it. And I do know I’m asking you to do something incredibly hard and my guess is you’re feeling huge resistance. But please bear with me, please give me the opportunity to share what I’ve learned, so I ask you to please read on with an open mind. What do I mean by acceptance? In his book ‘The Way of the Five Seasons,’ John Kirkwood describes acceptance as meaning ‘assenting to the reality of … Read moreThe surprising benefits of acceptance
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