The widespread idea that people need to work through one emotion to begin working through the next is a myth. In fact, you can feel multiple emotions at once as you go through difficult things like a fertility journey. Dr. Georgia Witkin breaks down why there are no “neat stages” and how we can move forward, even when faced with heartache and disappointment.
**This article was originally posted on Psychology Today.
Georgia Witkin, Ph.D., is Head of Patient Services Development for Progyny, an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Sciences at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Director of Psychological Services for RMA of NY.