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Healing My Broken Relationship With Money
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I have recently come to the revelation that I have a broken relationship with money. I know this is true because I have found myself saying "I am broke", almost daily. I would go so far as to say I am sick and tired of being broke, yet I stayed broke. I would turn down fun offers for trips and outings saying "I can't afford it".

Just like a broken love relationship, money isn't much different. When there isn't enough love to sustain you, your relationship is broken. When there isn't enough money, the same must be true. If my love relationship was broken, I would take actions to fix it. Why should money be any different.

I have been through some pretty desperate times. Bordering on homeless. Not enough money to even put gas in my car or buy groceries. I would think and think of ways to change this, but nothing ever happened. I would sell something to make ends meet, then a week later, be right back where I was. Once again saying, I am broke.

The truth is, I haven't always been broke. I was once in the corporate world doing very well. During this time though, my personal life suffered greatly. I became a workaholic. My family became strangers and my marriage dissolved. Could this experience be blocking money from manifesting into my life? Am I scared down inside that this will happen to me again. If I am honest and dig deep, the answer is yes.

I also deeply believe that money means having to work really hard and that it comes with great responsibility and to be honest, I am tired of responsibility. Could it also be that this belief again is something blocking money from manifesting into my life? I think so. After digging really deep, I have uncovered many beliefs and fears that come with having money. Three are a lot of people that I need to pay back for starters.

Recently I have decided to face these beliefs and really examine them to see if they are true. In the last couple of years I have lived with the belief that I may not have enough. What if this just isn't true at all. I mean after all, I am still alive so apparently there is enough. What if I can effortlessly manifest money? Lots of money.

I kept hearing that our thoughts create our world. Could my negative thoughts about money be keeping me broke? Could it be so simple as to change my inner dialogue? Instead of clinging to every dime, what would happen if I stopped? Miracles, that is what happened.

Funny thing though once I became aware my relationship with money was broken and started doing some Emotional Freedom Techniques, money just seemed to start coming in. I am self employed. One day I made one minor change in a website and immediately started earning $2000 more a month. This one change is something I never ever considered, but suddenly the idea had popped into my mind. Could my negative thoughts be blocking other ways to effortlessly manifest money? I think yes.

I thought the only way to make more money was to get a second job and work more hours and harder. The only other way I could think to make more money was perhaps to sell something on ebay or garage sales. How limited is that? I might make a few hundred and then it would be gone again. There had to be another way.

So to heal my broken relationship with money, I had to embrace that my beliefs were not really legit. I had to dig deep and face my fears about money. Money will change me. Money may cause me to grow apart from my lover. What if though, that wasn't the case. What if money brought him closer to me. What if money freed him up to follow his dreams. What if money presented me with the opportunity to help others.

In summary, I didn't know what I didn't know. Emotional freedom techniques, known as EFT, unblocked me and today I no longer say, I am broke. Today I have enough and continue to manifest money.


Street Talk

Never thought of that..Thanks

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  about 4 years ago

I really love your writing; it's very authentic and heartfelt. I know some people who are also struggling to heal their relationships with money, so this article is quite relevant.

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  about 5 years ago
Ai Hoon  

Hello robinincarolina, thanks for sharing your experience. I can relate to what you're saying as I too am in the 'I'm broke, jobless, don't-invite-me-out' phase. I really like this article and would you be willing to teach me EFT and learn how to employ myself (getting a job is pretty hopeless now as it's recession here) and mend my relationship with money so I can break the broke cycle? Thanks!

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  about 5 years ago

Hello Ai! Thank you for reading my article. I have a coach that I tap along with on videos. She is amazing. I however am not qualified to teach EFT yet. I am now experiencing much abundance in my life as a result of this.

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  about 5 years ago
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