By the world’s standards, I had it all. I was 30-something, married to a good man and blessed with two beautiful daughters. Yet I was deeply unhappy. Sleep evaded me. I was steeped in and slave to, an eating disorder and I found myself smack-dab in the middle of an identity crisis.
After a mere 6 years, my marriage was on the rocks and I didn’t understand why. We had tried couple’s counseling, but because my childhood history seemed overwhelmingly “complicated”, I turned to private one-on-one counseling. I had been seeing him for over a year and retracing my abusive childhood in hopes of attaining healing for my damaged emotions.
So when my counselor recommended that I attend a local conference where the featured speaker’s main topic was on the personality profiles, I nod in agreement to his suggestion. I’m intrigued, yet wonder how knowing my personality type will help heal my damaged emotions from an abusive childhood…
Please join me over at Write Where It Hurts where I share the rest of the story as an honored guest on Jo Anne Fore’s site.