We all experience problems, problems often author a negative story you believe about your yourself, your partner or your relationships...worse they can become the un-true stories others believe about you - this problem is often called a "thin story".
You are not always the author of your story. Life events (large
or small), family systems, peers, school systems, societal expectations, elders, generational discourse, medicalization (especially psychotherapy), government laws, male and female traditions, cultural history, are co-authors and intermixed together. It is not the understanding of the experience that sustains change but who's authored & created the story are you living in?
When you re-author & understand the systems that have had an influence over you and pushed your dreams aside, you can "thicken" a more true, consistent and story with a life based on your control, choices, goals, and dreams.
"The problem is the problem, the person is not the problem."
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Michael White and David Epston
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Problem stories change the way you see yourself, see your relationships, see your past & see your future.
I don't see you as damaged, a problem or broken, but as caught in "The Problems" web of stories, habits, patterns & systems (societal, educational, family, business & medical). Through Post-Modern, Narrative & contemplative theory we can take the balance of power away from "The Problems"