The Ego’s Defense of Feeling Unsafe

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While there are many different types of ego defense strategies that keep us from embracing our highest expression, the one that I come across most often in helping others, and have known well myself, is “feeling unsafe”. Feeling unsafe manifests in varied ways. We mistrust others and avoid emotional intimacy. We can push people away to pre-empt being hurt again, and even isolate. We may prefer to control life with […] Read more »