Posts tagged #Vulnerability

Developing Defense Mechanisms From Past Pain

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When I was 15, I told my friend that I liked a girl in my class. 

By that afternoon, the whole school knew about it. 

Feeling humiliated, I made a decision: Never tell anyone something that you don’t want repeated to everyone you know.  

As I’ve been reading Brené Brown’s Daring Greatly, I’ve been thinking about how and why we develop defense mechanisms.