Best of Back in Skinny Jeans: Originally posted July 24, 2007.
In the early days of BISJ, I used to share stories about my episodes on the therapist couch. This specific scene happened about 2002. The point in sharing some of my own neurosis was to help make people feel less uptight about their own journey because that can be easy to do. I know. I used to be the queen of making rivers out of puddles.
I mean, who’s going to want to be with me? Who would want to marry or hire someone who is as fucked up in the head as me? Tell me.”
“First let’s put a little perspective on things just so we can be clear about where we are. You don’t have every neurosis or dysfunction that a woman could have because I’ve seen people with much bigger issues than you, and you know people yourself who are much worse off than you."
Well, she is right there. I'll give her that. My drama queen tendencies can get the best of me sometimes. That's why we see someone who can be objective and calm.
"To you, at this moment it feels like you are the worst of the bunch, but you aren’t. The part you're struggling with is the perfectionist who still thinks everything is a complete disaster if things did not go perfectly. Granted, yes you have quite a few things to deal with, but nothing that can't be healed." (more after the jump)