emotions Archives - Elisabeth Klein

All the Feels

One of the number one phrases I hear from the women I work with is this: “I am feeling {fill-in-the-blank}…is that normal?” I don’t care what emotion or feeling they have just confessed to having, I ALWAYS answer, “Whatever you are feeling is normal. Seriously,...

I Want to Be Healed. NOW.

Back when my first marriage was hanging by a thread, had someone said to me, We need you to agree to the following: eight adults will know every detail of your life and marriage; you will have to meet with two counselors, two mentors and a mediator weekly, along with...

How I Landed in a 12-Step Group

I was doubled over on my counselor’s couch, my head in my hands, on the verge of hyperventilating.  I had just finished sharing yet another incident that had left me feeling undone in one of my relationships, when my counselor suggested, “I really think you might want...