Posts by Noelle Gavit

Noelle is a mom, nature lover, and lifelong learner. She’s also a certified professional life coach supporting amazing midlife women in learning to put themselves first again and fill up their own tanks.  She wants midlife women to know they can find joy and happiness in this next chapter of their life, despite anything that has happened in their past. Her website is www.themindfulmidlife.com. Join her Facebook group and get her FREE Guide to Putting Yourself First Again.

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Healing From the Painful Cycle of Loss and Abandonment

“You have not been abandoned. You are never alone, except by your own choice.” ~Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loss is never an easy experience. However, it is a part of life, so we need to accept it and find ways to cope with it in order to keep moving forward.

Whether someone dies or chooses to end a relationship, loss hurts and can leave us feeling abandoned and potentially leave deep wounds and scars.

I recently read something that suggested abandonment is a type of trauma, and it can cause symptoms similar to PTSD when the abandonment issues from our …