My family has been through a lot this passed year. My fiancé's father suffered a series of strokes, our house caught on fire and I lost my job. In the meantime, the two in-laws constantly fight because they are both bipolar and my father- in - law to be is understandably suicidal. This is worsened by his wife disappearing because of the frustration from his verbal assaults and leaving me with his two daughters who he shuts out and says he hates because they won't let him die. It hurts me to hear him say that to them. I know he doesn't mean it. But I'm the only one to watch over them.
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Eckhart Tolle is great! The Good Earth helped me a lot. The most profound book in my life is "Way of the Peaceful Warrior". Also The Book of Secrets by Chopra- Go Deepak! and try the Tao and Yoga helps too.
The advice he gives is great advice, & i will admit it took me a long time to finally understand the ego mind stuff..I thought I'd got it many times before i actually did get it, the practice is vital in my opinion before our mind shifts to accep
I have actually read the Way of the Peaceful Warrior. Was fantastic. I think a lot of it is my level of fatigue. I try to find time for myself. But when his wife disappears I get no sleep because he tries to physically hurt himself. It's been better
A person could read something a 1000 times, & get it intellectually buddy..Until a person does the practice, & then shares what he/she's learn't, there won't be a realisation moment in your mind..So practice often, until your mind shifts.
Well I'm not gymnast more of the Socrates kinda stuff! It is not easy and I feel ya, but you are never alone :)
I see what you are saying. But I love my fiancé. Through and through. And I want to do everything in my power to make her happy. Thanks for the concern though.
If you become the positive shining light, it may/should rub off on the others..They'l see the change in you, & then they'l want a piece themselves.Just make sure that you do do everything in your power, it won't happen over night, but it will hap