By Laura Becker
Original Source: goodmenproject.com
I learned something new in therapy a while ago.
I don’t recall what we were talking about, but the moral of the story is that feeling comfortable and staying in “the known” isn’t always a good thing.
“THE KNOWN” IS COMFORTING
As human beings, we are creatures of comfort. We get into our routines and habits and do the same things – day in, day out. And for the most part this is fine. It gets us from Point A to Point B and helps us get through our days. Most of us need that structure.
But I’ve learned recently that these comforting tactics aren’t always good for us. Let me give you a for instance.
I’m a recovering alcoholic. But my brain tells me that there is some comfort in going out and getting plastered. It is what I once…click here to continue reading