THE PEARL & THE LOVE ADDICT
By Jim Hall MS, Love Addiction Specialist
"An oyster creates a pearl out of a grain of sand.
The grain of sand is an irritant to the oyster.
In response to the discomfort, the oyster creates a
smooth, protective coating that encases the sand
and provides relief. The result is a beautiful pearl;
for an oyster, the irritant becomes the seed for something
new. Similarly, a decision to change what hasn't worked
(love addiction) will help you develop something valuable
from your current discomfort. The clarity and skills
learned in recovery will help you discover abundance
in your life long after these problems are gone."
A great metaphor that signifies the recovery and healing process of an addiction to unhealthy relationships...
Look at the sand as the irritant going on right now in your relationships (the irritant: the dysfunctional patterns in love addiction, denial, fantasy, obsession, unhealthy choices, unhealthy partners, behaviors, etc.)--
If you take the role the Oyster does with the irritating sand... and change it into the beautiful pearl... that is what the end result of hard work in recovery looks like!
Choose right now to be the Oyster. The Oyster (YOU) has the power to change this irritant to something beautiful inside of you, the pearl. The pearl has always been within you, but only has scruffed by the unhealthy parts of love addiction.
Start today by taking one small step to allow your sand to become the pearl... with the pearl you will experience healing, self esteem/self love, have the power, freedom, and abundance in life you've always deserved; and happy relationships you never thought possible!
To discover the pearl in your life from hear forward only takes one tiny step at a time, and builds on itself one by one- so join my group, gain clarity by reading my books, register for a session to talk with me and learn what you need to do to recover from the pain- just do something. I've been where you are and I 'get it', and I want you to 'get it' as well (Jim Hall, LA Expert Bio/About).
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