This is Ann Marie speaking. The following post is a message that was specifically for me when I received it, but I really want to share it because I think we all end up at this point at some time or another. This was a direct response to me asking for help in dealing with a personal issue.
You are at the crossroads. It is time to make the choices, to face the underlying fear. For that is what this is—FEAR. Human beings are afraid to face themselves. What is it that lies behind? It is for you to look, to see, to understand. You are afraid of igniting an argument, yet the internalization of your angst is far worse than the expression which can only lead to resolution. You must speak.
By the way, of course, they were right. Ha!