Dose of Depth

Chapter 13 - Complexes - from my new book, Your Soul is Talking. Are You Listening?

August 20, 2022 Deborah Lukovich, PhD Season 1 Episode 32
Dose of Depth
Chapter 13 - Complexes - from my new book, Your Soul is Talking. Are You Listening?
Show Notes

In this episode, I continue reading from my book, Your Soul is Talking. Are You Listening? 5 Steps to Uncovering Your Hidden Purpose

Chapter 13 is about complexes, which simply are patterns of behavior and thinking that are rooted in childhood, and many patterns that were once neutral and helpful can suddenly become problematic. 

Because complexes get triggered during times of stress, disproportionate emotional reactions make it difficult to catch them before we say or do something we’ll later regret. If we haven’t identified our parental complexes, it means we’re not looking out for them, and when we get swept up a false sense of righteousness takes over. During these episodes, all one can hope for is a quick end to what later will be remembered as an embarrassing display of what seems like a shadow personality. 

I remember when I found my mother complex. It was a startling realization. My marriage had already begun to fall apart, and as much as I attempted to manage my stress, the doorway was open for unknown parts of me to demand attention. 

So, let’s get started. 

Deborah Lukovich, PhD 

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