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Why Are We Afraid to Be Ourselves?

We are taught from a very early age that it’s important to be nice, to get along with others and to always show the world the very best version of ourselves.

The reward is that we then have friends, people like us and we like that.  We don’t like it when people don’t like us; and it’s not just that it feels bad when someone doesn’t like us – it feels as though we’re going to die.