Vulnerability Really Is Your Greatest Strength

The paradox of vulnerability

Photo by Ricardas Brogys on Unsplash

Vulnerability is a double-edged sword. It is our nature to want to protect ourselves. We build barriers to prevent emotional harm. This armour, unfortunately also keeps out the good stuff. Important things like love and intimacy.

Brene Brown says:

What makes you vulnerable makes you



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Janice Tovey

Janice Tovey


My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.