Friday, November 30, 2012

On Vulnerability



When you love someone, truly love them, you lay your heart open to them. You give them a part of yourself that you give to no one else, and you let them inside a part of you that only they can hurt-you literally hand them the razor with a map of where to cut deepest and most painfully on your heart and soul. And when they do strike, it’s crippling-like having your heart carved out.” ― Sherrilyn Kenyon


"We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection.
Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them – we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.
Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.” -- Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection

“When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship.” ― David Burns

“And may be that was love. Being so vulnerable and allowing someone else in so far they could hurt you, but they also give you everything.” ― Christine Feehan, Water Bound


And hey - it's snowing :) ( I mean really snowing, outside, for real!)

9 comments:

  1. It's snowingggggggg :) for you at least


    You have no idea how badly I want it to snow out here! :) And your blog is making me more jealous :(

    anyways it willl come sooooooooon

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    1. Yup, even the snow we did get is gone gone gone :P

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  2. “When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship.”

    So true :P ... i'm glad for our fights .. perverse though it may sound :D

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  3. “When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship.” ― David Burns

    *Looks at Guru ji and nods head in agreement*

    *Looks at Miss.IQ* See this is permission to fight more :P Lol

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  4. The dryness in air seems to have blotted the water in my heart.... Trying to remember emotions... knowing that it will rain again.

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