Being a Man a Woman Can Trust
If you have not yet read Part 1 of this post, you can read it here.
From my spiritual studies I had an idealized vision of who I could be, but I didn’t really know the practical steps to get me there. And I was beginning to wonder if it was even possible for me. Now, with the help of my mentors and the emotional healing work I was doing to clear my deepest fears and inadequacies, I saw very clearly who I could become; and most importantly, how.
It was around this time that I met Layne. She worked in the office at the center where I was being trained by my mentors. We had a friendly, cordial relationship until one day something happened. Out of the blue, in the presence of a half-dozen people, we had a shared mystical experience of mutual soul recognition. It was a timeless experience, absolutely unlike anything either of us had ever experienced before.
As our relationship grew, I learned that Layne had her own trust issues with men. She had been betrayed and hurt many times in her life. It was only a matter of time before those fears would manifest as suspicions in her relationship with me. And they did. There was an evening when we were gazing into each other’s eyes, both feeling deeply in love. I