Definition of What-if: a suppositional question
Synonyms of What-if: but, imagine, supposing, etc.
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What if’s can make us crazy. They put control over our life in someone else’s hands. What if’s are also a clue that we may be wondering whether we can trust ourselves and our Higher Power to do what’s best for us.
These are shreds of codependent ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, and they signal fear. The reactions, feelings, likes or dislikes of others don’t have to control our behaviors, feelings, and direction.
We can trust ourselves, with help from a Higher Power, to handle any outcome – even the most uncomfortable. And, we can trust ourselves to handle it well. –The Language of Letting Go/Melody Beattie | More…