Demons

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This meme is hauntingly accurate. The thing is the demons are little things that haunt me. I don’t know how to shut them out way too often. I obsess over the smallest things and they eat me alive. But in therapy I realize I’m so use to them that when they aren’t haunting me I feel empty. I dwell on those demons because they are oddly comforting. Who would I be without them?

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25 thoughts on “Demons

    dray0308 said:
    January 6, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Reblogged this on Dream Big, Dream Often and commented:
    This might be one of the most powerful memes I have seen. And goes perfect with our topic of self destructive behavior.

    Micki Allen said:
    January 6, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    Hi there, Angela. This happens to be my year to “Let That Sh*t Go” — anything I can, including the fears and hauns, that aren’t benefiting me on my path towards contentment and success. I wish you lots of love and luck on your own special journey. XOXOX ~Micki

    Indira said:
    January 7, 2016 at 8:53 am

    So haunting yet so true.

    vanbytheriver said:
    January 7, 2016 at 9:32 am

    You will be surprised at all the wonderful things that are left/concealed when you finally let the demons go. It doesn’t happen fast, but it does happen. I’ve had a lifetime to prove that one. Wishing you well.

    sonofabeach96 said:
    January 7, 2016 at 9:58 am

    Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt. When you find other things to replace those demons with, you don’t feel so empty. Finding their replacement is the hard part. But it’s possible.

      socialworkerangela responded:
      January 7, 2016 at 10:59 am

      I’m still trying to find replacements I think this will be my year

        sonofabeach96 said:
        January 7, 2016 at 11:38 am

        Think good thoughts and good things will come your way. May this year bring you peace. 😊

    Elusive Trope said:
    January 7, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Speaking for myself, the problem is that the demons and the I cease to be separate entities. The demons are part of one’s identify and as such cannot easily altered. One’s sense of self has to go through a radical change. It isn’t about replacing one thing for another thing.

      socialworkerangela responded:
      January 7, 2016 at 3:03 pm

      Hmmm that’s an interesting thought I might agree with what you are saying

    The Coastal Crone said:
    January 7, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    Too true!

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    January 8, 2016 at 8:24 am

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    any1mark66 said:
    January 9, 2016 at 6:17 am

    We have that special demon that acts as our consciousness at times. If you treat the demons like a friend giving advice,then you are ok because you will only think about doing most of it. Well done. I’ll pass it along too!

      socialworkerangela responded:
      January 9, 2016 at 8:36 am

      I didn’t think of it that way. Thanks I’m going to try it.

        any1mark66 said:
        January 9, 2016 at 8:40 am

        Of course, being blonde my thinking might be different. 😉

    any1mark66 said:
    January 9, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Reblogged this on Coloring Outside the Lines and commented:
    What could be the greatest meme ever. Don’t let the true hide in the picture either 😀

    lynn k scott said:
    January 11, 2016 at 12:44 pm

    Reblogged this on The Pink Herald's Blog and commented:
    If you can’t relate to this meme (at some point in your life), I’m not sure you’re human. It’s so spot on it’s scary. I definitely can relate to this. Definitely worth a reblog!

    lydiaA1614 said:
    January 11, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Wow, this is so powerful!

    Laura P. Schulman, MD, MA said:
    January 18, 2016 at 7:09 pm

    You would be you without them, only more free. Where did you find that astonishing meme?

    Tyrell said:
    November 29, 2017 at 7:14 am

    This meme nearly brought tears to my eyes because I understand it perfectly. I tried so hard to let go of these demons, and focus on what society and people around me expect me to be. But these demons never let me go. Always still in the back of my mind, clawing at my heart. I finally just embraced them, because these things, the darkest aspects of yourself, are not to be villified and shunned. Especially when all you have is yourself. You will feel much better, and start to become the real you. Embrace these demons, and watch how fast the transformation begins to take place.

      socialworkerangela responded:
      November 29, 2017 at 8:15 am

      Thank you for your words. I wrote this awhile ago and I think I’ve found some peace with the over all demons is the little demons that snip at my soul. It’s a work in progress for sure

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