Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Denial of the Five Freedoms

Deny Feelings
This Is A Defense Strategy
It Keeps the Unwanted Away
This set of rules keeps us in a place where we can appear to be having a good time while at the same time deep down inside, we are scared half to death about things we can’t even imagine or really clearly remember.
Deny anything that might stir up feelings such as perceptions, thoughts, wants and imaginings and especially things that have been predetermined to be negative like fear, loneliness, sadness, hurt, rejection and dependency needs.
This theme is a variation on the rules of Perfectionism and brings us back to the first tenet of Perfectionism:
No Rule Takes Us To Hopelessness Any Faster Than This One.”
This rule dictates that: “You Should Not Think, Feel, Desire, Imagine, See Or Hear The Way You Do, You Have To Do It The Way The System Demands You Do.”
In other words, it is imperative to know the rules of Normal at my house, my work etc and then live my life adjusting my reality to suit the rules of the road. And I have to do this regardless of my thoughts, wishes and desires.

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