You know how I love to play with graphics! (No? Check out some of the “Pithy Quotes” in the blog categories—> over there.) When I did this brief reading with a client who was in a desperate moment, it was all done on Facebook, and I did it on my phone! Kind of tiny and hard to translate for you here. So I made this cool graphic that tells the whole story without identifying my client in any way. Oh, I had a great time putting it together! BUT. Yes, it’s kind of hard to read, especially if you are looking at this on your phone. So I’m typing up a transcript below the image. Either way, enjoy!
Client: Oh Susan, I’m very unhappy with my marriage, he’s become very controlling, negative & tries belittleing me a lot, I’m planning to leave soon. I can’t take much more…so I’m on a waiting list for an apartment I can afford but don’t know how long of a wait. I want you to tell me what is best to do or go til one opens up, I can go to …. or maybe go to my … I need not what I will do but what is best to do, haha* I’m even afraid to tell … I’m leaving
* Reference: I try to tell my clients what they WILL do, not what they SHOULD do, because they won’t take my advice, so she’s making a little funny here.
Client: Can’t seem to stop my brain, I don’t think I explained my fears in the right way, my fear is going to … to stay til an apartment opens up for me, I’ve worked really hard to get where I am … I’m worried about losing my customers down here if I go to …. I also will be a long way from my kids & grandkids & also the fear of not being able to get back here … But I can’t handle being here with him, I’m limited because of my money, I’m so sorry asking this.
Psychic Susan K: Okay. First, don’t be sorry. I am happy to help if I can. “Best” is to stay in the area, so with … or possibly a friend. (I’m feeling like there is a friend who would be happy to have you for a bit.) Your … are so awesome and you need to keep that going. You are doing all the right things. Don’t tell … –just go when he’s not there. Seriously. What you’re describing sounds like the kind of thing that will escalate to physical abuse–it’s already emotional abuse. You are fully justified in leaving and you owe him no explanation. Just do it, and the sooner, the better. You have already discovered strength you didn’t know you had–it’s only going to get better from here. You may feel like this is a very low time, but from my perspective, the world is your oyster. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain with nowhere to go but up. That may sound like a lot of platitudes rolled into one! But I’m serious. This will turn out to be one of the best things that ever happened to you. Go for it and don’t look back! One of my really clever friends likes the quote: “Burn the corpses–we shall fight by firelight!” So there you go!
I just pulled a card for you, too: Hydrate/Quench. Just make sure you’re drinking lots of water. It’s important for some reason.
Client: Susan thank you so much, I was arguing with my gut feeling , just having problems thinking what’s best, there’s no one I trust more than you, thank you, I’ll call … today
Psychic Susan K: Wonderful! You can do this, really, you can. And your gut knows, doesn’t it?
Client: Yes it does!
LATER THAT DAY:
Client: Susan, I know you will like what I have to tell you, I was blessed twice today once with you & 2nd time an hour ago, I went to … & ran into my friend of 35 years, her daughter & 3 grandkids moved in with her so I knew she didn’t have room for me BUT her daughter … was there too, I’ve been in all her kids’ life since they were born. … told me to stay at her house & I can bring my 2 dachshunds also, her husband & a friend are going to move my things in storage for me & they’re friends with the Chief of Police & are going to give him a heads up so Thursday or Friday I’m out! I broke down & cried, everything you said, the only thing I’m afraid of is he comes home … he’ll be driving up to us moving my things out not knowing
Psychic Susan K: Don’t worry. You won’t be there at that moment and the others will be your buffer. Thank you for sharing this with me. I knew there would be a friend who was going to help you out! That is wonderful!
Client: No you are wonderful, funny thing I didn’t even have to ask, thank you so much . You truly have a gift & a very kind heart to go with it.
Psychic Susan K: (heart heart heart heart heart)