When Love Meets Fear: Becoming Defense-Less and Resource-Full

When Love Meets Fear: Becoming Defense-Less and Resource-Full

David Richo
4.2/5 (163 ratings)
The author of the best-selling How to Be an Adult explains in his popular style how fear cripples our ability to release our full potential. He then presents a concrete program of change for overcoming this fear. Richo looks at th deepest roots of fear: fear of love, loss, change, being alone, fear of others, fear of self-disclosure, fear of giving and receiving, coming and going. His program includes becoming defense-less, that is, allowing ourselves to feel fear without our buffering defenses, and then becoming resource-full, that is, learning to act in new ways.Features --

-- is written in a conversational tone, yet is informed by dozens of sources and years of professional experience

-- helps distinguish between neurotic fear and appropriate fear

-- integrates psychology with an ecumenical spirituality

-- includes affirmations, suggestions, and concrete actions
Language
English
Pages
228
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Paulist Press
Release
January 01, 1997
ISBN
080913702X
ISBN 13
9780809137022

When Love Meets Fear: Becoming Defense-Less and Resource-Full

David Richo
4.2/5 (163 ratings)
The author of the best-selling How to Be an Adult explains in his popular style how fear cripples our ability to release our full potential. He then presents a concrete program of change for overcoming this fear. Richo looks at th deepest roots of fear: fear of love, loss, change, being alone, fear of others, fear of self-disclosure, fear of giving and receiving, coming and going. His program includes becoming defense-less, that is, allowing ourselves to feel fear without our buffering defenses, and then becoming resource-full, that is, learning to act in new ways.Features --

-- is written in a conversational tone, yet is informed by dozens of sources and years of professional experience

-- helps distinguish between neurotic fear and appropriate fear

-- integrates psychology with an ecumenical spirituality

-- includes affirmations, suggestions, and concrete actions
Language
English
Pages
228
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Paulist Press
Release
January 01, 1997
ISBN
080913702X
ISBN 13
9780809137022

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