Emotions are powerful things. They can make us feel like we are on the highest of heights, or the deepest of depths. I have walked those paths. I have felt darkness, aloneness, and grief that rose like a monstrous wave to consume me. I have felt like a weak pathetic thing abused and tossed about by my own emotions.
If you haven’t yet, you will feel those things too. One day. Probably one day soon.
Read the rest of this article here: http://caregivingreality.com/articles/when-emotions-weigh-us-down/ which I wrote for the website associated with my book The Sea is Wide: A Memoir of Caregiving.