Being Open to Love While Protecting Your Heart

It’s possible to do both at the same time.

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It seems almost impractical, to be vulnerable while also feeling safe. The very definition of vulnerability entails a level of defenselessness. To truly experience love, we have to be open. We have to surrender the control that pride and ego wish to maintain in favor of offering the most honest, authentic version of ourselves.