in ways that aren particularly helpful. Name one feeling that you know you
deal with very well.
What makes that feeling difficult for you?
One of the more common ways to deal with feelings is to ignore them. Unfortunately, feelings tend to find ways of expressing themselves. For instance, you may feel hurt or depressed and decide not to express it to others. Later you start an argument with your partner over a little thing. Remember, when you bury a feeling, it comes back to haunt you sooner or later.
New Coping Strategies
Let it out
Once you have identified how you feel, you may want to consider
You can express feelings to supportive and trusted
feelings directly to the person you
have the feelings
Sometimes, however, expressing
be helpful. In that case,
your feelings directly to that talking with a trusted friend,
about. person sponsor,
therapist is the best solution.
Think of one situation in which you expressed your feelings to someone else this week. What was it like and how did you feel afterward?
Session 19: What About These Feelings?