An age of celebrating vulnerability?
I’ve noticed more and more people down the years talking about ‘needing to be more vulnerable with their feelings’ or seeing vulnerability as a virtue. This always seems to mean being more open with yourself and other people. ‘But why on Earth would anyone embrace vulnerability?’, I always wonder. After all, vulnerability entails an expectation that your openness may be met with hostility or harm. And as far as I can see, there’s nothing to celebrate there. Continue reading “Is our appetite for vulnerability fuelling a social anxiety epidemic?”