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Fear of Success? Or Fear of Failure?

Posted Aug 26 2008 3:50pm

Thank you for all of your feedback on my apprehension of the TTC hamster wheel . I really am scared sh*tless. I am realizing that surgery leaves both physical and psychological scars. I feel like I am stretching my body to new limits and there’s a small part of me that really wants to give up even though I have come so far and gone through so much. And as many of you have said, the potential reward is so great.

I also know that the TTC really is a marathon, but if I knew how much farther I had to go, it would be easier to hunker down and push through to the finish line.

In the midst of my angst, I am trying to figure out if I have a fear of success or a fear of failure. I guess I will have something to talk to my therapist about when I see her next week.

I’ll keep you posted.

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