The Direct Path to Self-Awareness

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Carl Jung’s understanding of the “shadow” parts of the human self has been part of the psychological lexicon for some time, and the theory continues to be studied and interpreted today. Therapists Linda and Charlie Bloom write about the marriage relationship as “…the perfect ground for the illumination and integration of the shadow,” because it is in this type of committed relationship that we can most clearly see ourselves, as mirrored by our partner. Coming to terms with our shadow side, or the elements of ourselves often perceived as negative, enables us to grow into integrated and whole human beings.

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