Over the years, it has become harder and harder for me to pen down my thoughts and inner most feelings. It feels as though letting someone in means having to sacrifice that "bit" of me, and to some extend, I've been moulded to think that displaying any sort of emotion or feelings is a sign of weakness that someone is able (and has) pounced on. I want to write so that I don't forget, but I've lost that ability.
The most one-sided conversations, I feel, tend to stem from the lack of empathy and understanding from the other party. Or should I stay, the tendency to "hijack" the conversation and drag the topic back to oneself.E.g. 🤕 "i am having a tough day"🥺 "me too. I am having such a tough day, I have so much work to do, I am not happy with XX, this is bothering me why is this happening to me, why is my life so hard" Probably in the past I would have kept quiet and acknowledged it. Or even offer
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