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I Was a Bad Sport About My Cancer
April 09, 2016
Another way to be gentle with yourself would be to have a few sessions with a family systems consultant (a kind of therapist). Someone using this theoretical model could help you discern whether any influences in the “wider system” might have put a pressure on you that couldn’t have helped and that influenced the behavior you regret. You might come to see that anyone in your shoes at the time would have behaved the same way. Not that we don’t bear responsibility for what we do, but it takes a big load off the shoulders, and it paints a more realistic picture, if there were factors along this line that you couldn’t control. Also, this kind of insight could help you be prepared if another ...

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