Maybe you’re one too? Before you dismiss the idea, consider the following:
- When you’re honest, do you want to choose what people think about you?
- Do you avoid learning new things for fear of looking foolish?
If you answered YES to either of the above — you might want to keep reading. And if you sometimes feel like an outsider in your own life, this may be the reason.
In my opinion, control is the most commonly used antidote for vulnerability, or letting yourself be truly open and seen. Control certainly was my drug of choice for this reason. [Read more…]