Being Open to Vulnerability and Opportunities for Growth in a Relationship

By |2021-02-19T15:12:54+00:00February 19th, 2021|Couples Counseling|

Written by: Melissa Pilarski.     Vulnerability is allowing others to see you for ALL of who you are-- including your shame. We’re talking about the parts of yourself that you don’t even want to acknowledge exist. It hurts too much. There is a real fear that if you share your shame story with someone, they will no longer accept you for all of what makes you who you are. That fear is often big enough to hold us back from sharing. This fear of not being accepted by others makes complete sense, especially when you take attachment theory into consideration. [...]