Do you ever feel inadequate? It’s that feeling of emotional paralysis where you just don’t know what to do. Like a deer caught in the head lights of a car; you don’t know if you should run or stay and fight.
I have never felt the most inadequate as I have since becoming a parent. So often I am in a parenting situation where I just don’t know what to do. I have a son with obsessive compulsive behaviors and high emotional intensities. I am often faced with issues with him where I feel powerless to know how to respond.
When I feel inadequate, I often ask “Why God? Why me?” I can’t fact this giant before me. It’s too big, too much, too overwhelming.
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