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“Vulnerability is about showing up and being seen. It’s tough to do that when we’re terrified about what people might see or think.”
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To heal your pain requires undertaking a process of self-examination. You must become curious as to why you react when your pain buttons are triggered.
Suffering ensues when you focus on your sorrow, instead of appreciating the beauty and richness of your complete self.
Vulnerability is an act of courage because you merge with your authentic self, instead of hiding behind a facade to appease others.
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Vulnerability is a double-edged sword. Those who protect themselves to avoid getting hurt, fail to appreciate intimacy and close relationships.
Everyone is vulnerable, no matter how much they try to avoid it. We are born vulnerable and stay that way for our entire childhood. Our relationshi...
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It is the state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.
We don't like to be vulnerable because we can more easily get hurt. But we want to have a quality life, and that includes having good relationships with people we trust and lov...
The only time to apologize is when you’re genuinely remorseful.
Avoid any apology that is forced. The person you are apologizing to will pick up on your insincerity, causing further feelings of distrust.
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It is basically uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure.
You cannot outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite. The inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limit the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty, like ...
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