Healing By Sharing

Find healing by sharing your own story. As I share mine, pick up the lessons and apply them one at a time.


Read these stories. Find one similar to yours. Pick up the lessons. Find healing and freedom.

how could a friend not forgive

How Could Someone You Love Be So Cruel?

I really don’t know what to say in here, but look, at least I’m brokenhearted. I still could not wrestle with the fact that a person could hate me so much as not to forgive me… My problem is I can’t take it…

depression. God, idea of God, if God exists, why am I depressed?

Depression And The Idea Of God

If God is real, then why…why do I feel depressed? Why. Why. Why. There are so many why’s. But there’s one why I also want an answer for. Actually, two. If God is indeed real, why do I feel down and lonely and empty? But, why would I expect that question to be rational, anyway?

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How To Help A Lost Friend

It feels so happy to free a burdened, lost, and anxious soul. I just came from a calm, sincere, and heart-to-heart talk with my best friend who I think was lost, and I’m just too inspired not to write about the experience immediately. If there’s one thing I realized, it’s that love finds its way without forcing itself. It finds your way, as it did mine, and as it did Thea’s. So I’m writing about how to help a lost friend—but maybe, just not the conventional way.

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How Genuine Love Heals

Slowly but surely—as the popular adage goes—I’m seeing my best friend live. It turns out that genuinely loving a person does heal. How does that work? How does genuine love heal? Well, rather than being buckets that only seek to be filled, would we not find more happiness, and thereby, experience healing, in being conduits of genuine love to one another?

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Why I Don’t Have Emotions for My Dysfunctional Father

An apparently emotionless father would have a daughter living in emotional hell. That’s me, the daughter. I’ve suffered many things from my dysfunctional father.

codependent relationships, the need to be needed, addiction, friendship, emptiness, brokenness, attachment

What Codependency Is

I searched the WordPress Reader for the term and came across a blog. Finally, I saw a definition of codependency that was clear as noonday. A codependent happens to be someone like me, but wait—there’s more.

About Pensive Feels

My dear friend, we’re quite on the same boat. I’ve had my share of struggles similar to yours.