We often shy away from tough but truthful conversations out of fear. Fear of hurting the other person. Fear of being misunderstood. Fear of the uncomfort felt in bringing up something raw.
Yet, it is with the open & honest yet tough that we may find the deepest, most meaningful connections with other humans.
Not venturing through that door is a choice. One worth making honestly. Is your comfort worth the loss of something deeper?
HT this podcast and the story of sisters seeking therapy at the end of a life and realizing that their disdain for one another was built on misunderstanding.