He came to Hallo happiness not knowing whom to talk to about this. The guilt of not telling his father was also eating’s his conscience. He was living with this constant fear of his father discovering the liaison and was blaming himself for not telling him in advance to save him from an emotional shock of sudden discovery. His relationship with his girlfriend of 3 years was also impacted since he lost all confidence in close relationship and could not discuss with her due to the stigma and she becoming judgmental about his family. Unable to bear the plethora of emotions he finally sought help from a confidential source like Hallohappiness and with time is able to release the emotion of guilt impacting his personal relationship and future. As counselors we only attempt to address the issues of the persons who seek our help since we can’t control the world around them. With time and regular counseling he has been able to reconstruct his life understanding deeper layers in relationships and has developed resilience and ability to handle a difficult emotional situation.
Guilt as an emotion can damage normal behavior of a person and can lead to traumatic close relationships of future too. Undoing guilt as an emotion nurtured from some flow discovered in close relationship can be even more traumatic and difficult to overcome. But the human mind is extremely resilient and has the capacity to decipher and justify emotional actions with in depth understanding, given a chance and the right environment.