Excerpt from my book available on Amazon - 'I just want to have a baby: a guide for your emotional well-being on your journey from Fertility Despair to Fertility Freedom'.
It may feel obvious what feeds the Downward Cycle of Despair but there is more going on than meets the eye, and it relates to your innate drive to survive.
Seeing all the happy back to school pics is like a stab to your heart isn’t it? In truth, social media posts have the potential to do that to you each and every day of the year don’t they?
They are a reminder (not that you need one) of the fact that you don’t yet have your long for child.
A difficult Fertility Journey brings with it a whole host of worries doesn't it? This can lead to feelings of anxiety. The dictionary definition of anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.
If your 'bestie' tells you that they are struggling with a difficult fertility journey you are going to want to make sure that you respond in the best way possible aren't you?
I wonder if you know that someone may be struggling with high functioning anxiety and yet look like they haven’t got a trouble in the world.
Struggling to conceive is one of the hardest things a person has to face causing a huge emotional impact on their life.