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20 Aug 2010

jealousy
another post from me. i have posted a few times about coming to terms with gender disappointment. i have felt better the last few days. the more i think about it and look on the bright side the better i feel. and i think i have to thank regular doses of rescue for that. i still have a tear here and there. the boy is due soon and i just can''t help to think this may all just a mistake and that the scans were all wrong. denial could be making me feel better but i think i will be ok. now i have a few friends and family members who are planning babies or newly pregnant. i can''t help but feel extremely jealous that they may be carrying little girls. horrible i know but i just can''t shrug this jealous feeling. i think to a certain degree i am somewhat a jealous person. is jealousy a psychological thing? i really do not want to be jealous. it is a consuming feeling? no wonder they call it a deadly sin.
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cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Denial is often like am ointment, which soothes, though maybe without healing the wounds. Jealousy is always a psychological thing, and you're right it wastes time and energy. I still think some counselling could enable you and your children to enjoy life far more happily
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