Warning: I need a place to get my crazy thoughts out of my head, so this blog is going to be where I do that. I might make this blog private if things get too personal, but for now it will remain public - because the thought of possibly reaching ONE person who can relate to me gives me strength. Thank you for reading...
When you just don't want to deal with stuff that needs dealing with, what do you do?
Netflix binge watching?
Social Media surfing?
Unfortunately exercising hasn't been one of my avoidance behaviors lately! But I've done everything else on that list. Sometimes a mindless escape is what we need to cope with the bigger, uglier things happening to us.
For me, right now, it's health problems...and...and...and...a few others...but mainly dealing with the health problems has me all CRAY.
On the surface I seem fine. I am mostly fine. I am still ME. But my subconscious mind is having a stronger effect on my actions and it really hard to ignore the fact that I truly am doing everything I can to AVOID my issues.
I found this blog that described my behavior so well, it actually made me feel better knowing that there MUST be others out there who act like this if a PHD is writing about it! Here's what she says are the types of avoidance behavior: