Most of the time feelings and emotions get confused. They are as different as night and day. Emotions are connected to triggers or the proverbial “pushing my buttons” routine that you experience when an emotional hook to a past experience is re-experienced.
The button-pushing accompanies that emotional re-action, act one scene two, act four thousand, scene one million…you get the point…when that right or wrong situation rears its ugly head. You automatically have to go into the defense mode and prove your Self right. Or in the extreme emotional state of the conflict, you will acquiesce and make your Self wrong about something or another.
This emotional reaction is the button pushing scenario that keeps you suspended in the past, always on the defensive to prove your Self something or another. You can even state that someone hurt your feelings. No! He, she, and/or they did not hurt your feelings, your emotional body was triggered and your irrational emotions sprung into high gear. You are on the alert. How does this happen?
Your emotional hook or hooks to the past are triggered almost effortlessly. When you are affected by the immense pressure on your emotional and physical body, you are forced by these emotional upheavals to re-process them. Whether you are aware of what is happening or not, you are destined to repeat these cycles of emotional instability. No fun at all. Therefore, it is not your feelings that are hurt. You are triggered by the emotional hooks of your unresolved issues. You are hurting your Self by your reactionary emotional attachments to past experiences. How’s that working for you? You don’t have to do this.
Your emotional body is connected to your left computer/brain. The left computer/brain is supposed to be analytical and logical. Not so much! When you are only using your left brain which is connected to your male, right, manifesting side, the emotional Self re-creates the traumas and dramas on regular cycles of emotional upheavals. These upheavals may appear different but when you get down to the nitty-gritty, these emotional upheavals usually have interconnected relationships to previous emotional experiences. Hence the repeated emotional pa