Bypassing: Missed Opportunities to Companion One Another And Ourselves

“Sherry is in process”.    As my classmates and I settled into our seats for our evening self-help class at a local shop, our instructor offered only this short phrase to provide us with some explanation for the loud wailing that was coming from the corner of the room.  Seated on the floor, rocking back and forth, a young woman produced powerful sobs, seemingly oblivious to the activity occurring in the rest of the room. New to this group, I had not yet met Sherry, nor was I familiar with the term “in process”.  To me, she appeared to be […]