A decade later and I still vividly remember the words, “you are crazy,” coming out of my friend’s mouth.
I was meeting my friend for lunch after my weekly therapy session. She asked where I was coming from. I nonchalantly responded, “therapy.”
My friend stopped walking and yelled, “I didn’t know you are crazy! Am I safe being around you?”
As someone who writes and coaches for a living, I am rarely at a loss for words. Yet, there are no words to explain how I felt at that moment.
Ten years later and I am still left nearly speechless when I think of the encounter. I had just disclosed something personal, vulnerable with this friend. Her immediate reaction was to question my sanity. To label and shame me. To question her safety rather than my
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