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When It Comes to Painful Emotions, Don’t Think — Just Feel

Some things are just sad

Five words was all it took to break through the blockade that surrounded my heart, freeing it to feel legitimate pain and eventually inspiring it to let go:

Some things are just sad.

A wise friend said this to me over dinner six months after I, at age 33, had suffered two…



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Michele DeMarco, PhD

Award-winning writer, therapist, clinical ethicist, and researcher specializing in moral injury. I talk about the stuff many won’t. micheledemarco.com