Lauren from Sobremesa Stories wrote a post called Three Reasons to Share the Struggles You’ve Been Hiding, in which she expresses the reasons people tend to be afraid to be transparent and vulnerable with others, but also what happens we we actually are those things.
This is something I’ve come to embrace and practice. I won’t lie, it’s hard and some people are actually really uncomfortable when I do it, but it also has proven to be very fruitful with others. It brings the opportunity to share the Gospel, and I’m always for that!!
“When we’re deeply afraid that people will shame us, judge us, or even just walk away from us, it seems close to impossible to open up and be honest about our deepest struggles, about the fears and insecurities that lead us to numb the pain and hide in a million different ways. My deepest fear is that when I share my struggles, people will shame me and confirm my deepest fears that I’m too much.“
Please read this article from Lauren!
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