Journaling was my sanity-keeper in my personal recovery journey after learning of my husband’s affair. It was a way for me to have a brain dump and release my mind from all the destructive and unproductive thoughts that consumed my thought process. For me, journaling was also a self-discovery aid, helping me sort out all the chaos in my mind. Plus, it helped me navigate the most devastating grief and personal pain that I had ever felt.
Journaling is a practical and accessible way to stay connected to your inner self, your mind, your thoughts, your dreams, and your purpose in life. It’s an ongoing conversation with yourself that you can have in any place at any time.
When healing from the devastation of betrayal, it helps to sort out the thoughts that are swirling around and see the connection between your thought process and the disappointment and pain you are suffering from being betrayed. Journaling can be an avenue to make sense out of something that makes no sense. It means peeling back the onion layers of infidelity in a safe place, the safety of our journals.