It's way too easy to keep things hidden in the closet. Some even choose to hide them behind closed doors or even swept under the rug. That way you never have to deal with them right? Besides, it'll probably just go away over time, no one will notice and it's too hard to talk about them anyways. It's probably easier if we just leave them alone. Wrong!
You only really have 2 options:
Regardless which option you choose, it will be painful, hurtful and extremely difficult. The difference is, do you want it to stick around for the long haul, or simply take your hits and push through them as soon as you can?