Things are moving along very well. Harry and his dream was a good start to this chapter. Harry is finally doing well working with Dr. B. I'm glad he is feeling more confident and is now moving out on his own again. I can understand why he doesn't want to be at Grimauld Place right now. The flat he found is perfect. He will have some nice privacy and still be in reach of things he needs. I'm glad too that he was even considering staying at the Burrow. I'm also glad that he now understands Ginny's frustration over his letters during the last year. What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the Gander. It fits very well in this situation. I'm especially glad that he is being very supportive of Ginny right now. She has a lot of stress while she tries out for the Harpies. I'm sorry she didn't pass her apparation test. It was like a test of being a grown up for Ginny. I'm sure she will get it next time. Thanks for writing such an informative chapter. It is great to see them both growing in their skills in life. p
What i like about this chapter is that Harry is healing, he's seeing things in a completly different way now. I like his interaction with Dr. B and how he makes him see the real meaning of his feelings, like where they come from.
It's a little sad that he and Ginny are keeping so much distant, but i imagine that's part of the process, anyhow this is really good. I said it before but i'm going to say it again: i love you story!
Aww come on! You could have released this one last friday and I would have had something better day to do in my bus trip to the hills saturday night. After sometime bus speeds and NFS dont match. > .<
Its a nice progression in the therapy. The techniques seem really genuine and apt to the situation. The dream part was funny and so was the flat hunt. I think you should've let him explore the former ones a bit more!
As always, Take Care and Keep up the good work!
RSS Tuesday 23rd August 2011 07:02
21: Affirmations (Author Response)
Thanks Smasher! Sorry you did not have this for your bus trip! I'm glad you found time to get to reading it anyhow. Glad you liked the therapy and the flat sequence. I hoped to add an element of humour with this one, and I'm glad you thought certain parts were funny. I appreciate your comments so much, thanks again! -Rebecca
Well it looks like Harry is making progress with Dr. B. I'm glad the Dr. is giving Harry things he can apply to everyday life. Changing the things he likes into positive statements is great. I really like the mental image of his safe, comfortable place. Those are good ideas for everyone when they get frustrated. I think it is good for Ginny to back off for a while. Harry needs a goal to reach for not a crutch to lean on. I think he was leaning on Ginny too much and now he needs to find himself before he start a serious relationship again. I'm glad Ginny has tryouts to occupy her mind. I know she still thinks about Harry but she has some other priorities to concentrate on for now. I look forward to more of this story. Thanks for writing. p
RSS Friday 19th August 2011 09:50
21: Affirmations (Author Response)
Thanks for reading! I appreciate all your comments. I was happy to see that you like the progress Harry is making with Dr. B. Harry is going to use the tools he receives in therapy and apply them to his day to day life more and more. Therefore, when the bad feelings come up, he will know how to deal with them and recognize what he needs to do to overcome them. I'm also glad that you don't think Ginny is out of line in her behavior towards Harry. Nobody has commented that Harry was leaning on her to much but he was. He still seriously wants to and it leaves him lonely now that he can't...but he is doing his best to understand what she needs from him right now. So glad you are looking forward to more and thank you again for your readership and your insightful comments!- R