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Watching Superman Cry: How Showing Vulnerability Can Be a Strength

Grant Weherley Life Lessons And Experiments 0 Comments

I’m a big proponent of men becoming more comfortable with their emotions, and seeing emotional vulnerability as strength instead of weakness. Not only can this fix a great deal of anxiety and depression they face that’s completely unnecessary, but to connect more others, understand their own motivations (both healthy and unhealthy), and have MUCH better relationships with women. And girls, you’ll be …

Shame and Hurt in Dating – Meeting Eachother’s Needs as the Solution

Noam Lightstone Dating And Relationships 2 Comments

Most of us are pretty stupid when it comes to dating. We’re so afraid of getting hurt that we put up fronts, defences, tests, and issues which amount to an incredible amount of energy invested only to result in us never getting what we truly want – someone who cares and loves us for who we are. Someone who wants …

Authentic Expression, Communication, and Vulnerability – Are You Saying What You Really Feel, Think, and Want?

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In beginning to read Brené Brown’s book Daring Greatly, I can already tell I’m going to put it in my top reads. The centric focus is the concept of vulnerability and how it is the true measure of the courage a person has. By vulnerability, Brown means expressing yourself without a filter as you truly desire, whether positive or negative, …

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The Avoider Mentality and the Fear of Intimacy

Noam Lightstone The Avoider Mentality, Fear of Intimacy, and Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) 165 Comments

The insecurity and unknown burrows into your brain like a parasite, constantly clawing at you and never relenting. You hate the feelings of the unknown that cause the tightness in your chest, that choke your throat. You try to speak to them but it never comes out right, it never comes out as the way that you think it should …