11 May '11, 7pm

Leaving with Oprah | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Leaving with Oprah | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

I am a 36-year old woman with “leaving issues” (read: abandonment trauma from a military childhood filled with too many goodbyes), and the “Farewell Season” of the Oprah Winfrey Show is kicking my butt. Yes, I’m serious (and if you don’t want to hear about it because you can’t relate, move along… click on something else, because I don’t need any attitude from you in the comments.) Saying goodbye used to be a slip-out-in-the-night kind of thing for me, a survival technique from long ago. Leaving hurt . So…I pretended it wasn’t happening. When I was in elementary school, I would pick fights with my friends before moving out of state, sometimes even out of the country, without telling anyone. It was a lonely road to travel – no going away celebrations, no letter exchanges with old friends, no history . That failed attempt to save me from many painful goodbyes left what I like...

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