November 15, 2013 - submitted by The Oracle, United Kingdom


As you may know, we have a weekly feature, Team Oracle, whereby each Friday we open questions of a personal nature to all of you to answer too. Then, the following Friday, I post a selection of the best answers, alongside my own reply.

ANYONE can join in so, if you'd like to, please email your response to the following question, in no more than 250 words, to before midnight Thursday 21st November.

I'm 25 and the woman I loved for 5 years left me. Married for 1 of those years but spent it learning her depression strained the relationship too much. It was severe and caring for her emotional state buried mine. My sentiments were often ignored, feelings of intimacy were ignored, and she was critical of how I didn't care for her enough (although in my mind I exhausted myself). Background aside and on to my question: How do I move on from this to open myself to the great journeys life has to offer and eventually love again? Anon. USA.

Look forward to seeing your replies.

The Oracle.

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