Disentangled means to free something or someone from entanglement. Entanglement is an extensive barrier, the act or fact of entangling or being entangled.
As we journey through life, the experiences and circumstances we encounter shape our thoughts, beliefs, the level of trust we place in others and more. Being entangled can put a barrier between where you are now and where you want to be in the future. I have decided to disentangle my life. The process of disentanglement is uncomfortable and it hurts at times. I have been forced to confront issues that I thought I had dealt with.
In confronting the issues from my past, my outlook has changed. I want to be freed from the things that once entangled me. I want to learn the lessons that life was teaching me and move on to the next lesson with a positive mindset. My goal is to be the best version of myself. That means I have to let the little girl longing to know her dad go. I have to let the girl that was violated Rest In Peace. I have to let the girl that “found love” in all the wrong places, find love within.
To give a visual picture of life disentangled, think about a brand new diamond necklace. When you first get the necklace, it’s shiny, you get compliments when you wear it, when you take it off, you put it in a safe place to ensure that it doesn’t get tangled. Overtime, you may become a little more careless with the necklace, you may throw it in your jewelry box with other jewelry. When you decide to wear it again, you realize that it has to be untangled before you can wear it.
When untangling the necklace, you have to be gentle and take your time because it is fragile (such is life). Rushing through the untangling process can cause your necklace to break. You may have to add some oil to loosen the knot or use a straight pin for those hard to reach places, but with patience, perseverance and an end goal in mind, you can be successful in untangling the knot.
The same is true with life, with patience, perseverance and an end goal in mind, life can be disentangled.
What part or parts of your life needs to be disentangled? If you have started the process of disentangling your life, what was the toughest part?