Much of our heartache in life comes not from other people but from our expectations of other people and what we feel they can and should bring into our life. If our heartaches were truly caused by other people, we would have little power to heal our frustration and hurt. It would primarily be left to the passage of time and, even then, the big heartaches would easily be reignited. The, often, unrecognised assumptions which have brought about our grief will be based on a myriad of beliefs ranging from reasonable to downright ridiculous. However, this makes no difference at all to the pain we feel because our pain is not coming from our mind but from our heart. Continue reading “Heartache”