To deny or distrust our own perceptions is to reject our authority as author of our own experience. It takes courage to stand for our experience when our perceptions are not validated by others. In not disassociating from our experience, we are on our way to becoming autonomous individuals.
The repressed, unlived lives of parents act like a psychic virus creating disease in the family system and larger environment. If we can understand how the transmission of child abuse works, maybe we can genuinely begin to heal the world.
Men who express love through forceful sex are ruled by an archetype. Archetypes are mirrors of the human condition, and may be unlearned and replaced with self-awareness. Let’s call the archetype that correlates to male, hypersexual expression “Adam Clay.”
There are seven stages of discovery, walking the path from the old world to the new. It is a journey fraught with peril and hardship and breathtaking realizations, a journey irreducibly unique for each of us. I think you will recognize some of the major landmarks in your own journey.