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Mary Cook's Writings

"Steps for Recovery"
THE MEMORY OF PAIN By Mary Cook, M.A., R.A.S. Remembering our losses can trigger a tidal wave of despair. Sadness sometimes turns into self destructiveness, shame, anger or blame. We may close our hearts to cease investing in what we cannot possess. We might distract ourselves in endeavors that require no vulnerability, or seek solace and escape in compulsions...