The Difference Between Therapists and Blog Readers

Here in our blog world, we do the opposite -- we dissolve those boundaries entirely. We expose our rawest, most intimate feelings to each other. And other bloggers aren't our clients. They're our friends. Sure, we actively grieve our friends' losses, like friends do. But, how about those other bloggers we don't know, on whose blog doorsteps we find ourselves after blog-hopping or at the request of another blogger or through LFCA? You don't have to know these peers of ours to deeply feel the reverb of their stories. ...more
I've learned the signals for when I need to back away from trauma, be it reading one blog, ...more