We are told not to show ourselves as vulnerable because it might make us easier targets. Easier to hurt, manipulate, catfish.
We are all already vulnerable.
The only other option is to close ourselves off and experience nothing joyful, connected, or worth living for.
Vulnerability is the only way we can truly enjoy our lives or become anyone worth becoming. Not to mention the only way to feel satisfied in life and our relationships.
We’re going to get hurt whether we’re allowing ourselves to feel vulnerable or not.
Emotionless is not how I want to live. Vulnerable sucks. I’m only kinda good at letting myself be vulnerable. But it’s worth it.