In yesterday’s post we discussed the merits of trying to convince the young guy he would probably manifest his own Alzheimer’s disease. And many of you correctly took me to the woodshed for my response.
Now I’m not a heartless, cold-blooded jerk, who cares for no one. But I am a practical person, and grounded in reality. I have learned quite well, that you cannot drag someone across the finish line that doesn’t want to be there.
So when Art mentioned that his friend has no belief in the power of the subconscious mind, alarm bells immediately went off for me. I spent so many years trying to “fix” dysfunctional people, that now I sometimes overreact the other way.
So I introduced the discussion, so you can honestly evaluate where you are in the equation. Because there is another very interesting angle on all this...
Many people go around trying to help everyone around them; because then they don’t have to face the areas they need work themselves. They constantly attract and surround themselves with people who are worse off than they are. Which makes them feel better about their own dysfunctional behavior.
You’re not doing that are you?