The Power of Disappointment

I'm so disappointed! I've been planning a trip to see my daughter and her husband whom I haven't seen in almost a year and over the last few days (two days before I was planning on leaving) my plans have completely fallen apart. I don't get to go, I'm not sure when I'll get to, and there's nothing I can do to change the situation. The circumstances are hard to wrap my head around and I've been extremely frustrated with the whole process.

I was heartbroken and disappointed then angry then heartbroken again. I've never been great at expressing my emotions. I tend to stuff them down so that my emotional reactions don't effect other people. I've been working on expressing my emotions in healthy ways and this time that involved a lot of tears. My poor husband was the lucky recipient of my sobbing and angry venting. Over the last few days as I've processed through my emotions I realized a few things about myself.

1. I like to get my way. I get super frustrated when things don't go according to my plan and I