First of all, thank you for doing what you do! You rock that self employment because you work your arse off for it! Second of all, you are a badass!
Self care is not selfish in the means that it is essential, it is necessary. Self care is not selfish in the means that we don't jeopardize areas of our lives in order to obtain our wants.
We've all probably experienced some form of silent treatment in our lives. It's so unnerving isn't it? The lies we tell ourselves when we're on the receiving end are pretty awful aren't they? How do we know what's best to do with ourselves in the mean time? Do we let it go on? Or do we take a stand and just let it all go?