Vulnerability is the gateway to joy and happiness. Our lives can be controlled to such an extent that the enrichment of living a spontaneous authentic life is beyond our capability. Disconnecting from our emotions and needs because of an unsafe environment is one we may have learnt to suppress and hide parts of ourselves. The state of vulnerability is where we allow growth and evolution, approaching the unknown and allowing ourselves to be open and free takes a bravery that was once natural in childhood but as adults can be terrifying. Becoming our highest potential and obtaining a rewarding and meaningful life, through the power of vulnerability, that you can be proud of.
What does a higher score mean?
You embrace your vulnerability but the if the environment feels unsafe you may find it difficult to contend with stress, and depend on others for validation and support.
You tend to have few difficulties when facing what others perceive to be high-stress situations. Although you can effectively self-regulate during these stressful times, you may occasionally need a brief show of support or encouragement to maintain your comfort.