Many think vulnerability is a weakness. If you show it others can take advantage of you and that’s why they don’t like to. When you are in love this is especially possible. Vulnerability and love are discussed here. If you are one who is afraid to show it this can offer you some new thoughts on it. Sometimes seeming tough all the time can be exhausting. Everyone feels vulnerable at times, even the strongest among us.
- Admit your faults to yourself and your partner to help you grow together in intimacy.
- Become a good listener to your partner. Let them talk without judging or giving advice.
- Take turns in taking the lead so you can both expose your strengths and weaknesses to each other.
“Fully listening to your partner with empathy is hard at first—because, of course, it is difficult to see them in pain—but if you can do this they will feel better sooner.”