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greg dahlen

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Are you repressed/inhibited in some way?

I feel pretty free to do and say what I want. I can ask an unusual question, state my political views, dance on a street corner. How about you, do you say and do what you want, are you repressed, is it your own inhibitions, fear of what people will think, fear of your government?

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    Jun 29 2013: I am completely sexually repressed,as well as casual touch included...the whole thing is one scary inhibited anxiety ridden mess. AS A RESULT i practice getting hugs and giving them to turn down the freaky alarm bells in my head...A hug is not SEX..nor is all physical touch...repression of things and fear and just being unloved at times as well as violence has given me a hobby of repairing this mess till Im old..lucky me..I will do it...I intend to fix this cognitive mess and heal myself....hug anyone?
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      Jun 29 2013: gee, carolyn, should I say I'm sorry, I really appreciate your courage in sharing that. Well, you certainly have a hug from me, you know, I'm Mr. wants-to-fix-it, is there anything I could help, or if you want to say more about it please do, it's about the most vulnerable thing I've seen anyone say on TED convos.
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      Jun 30 2013: All i can post Carolynn is I love your posts, Deep water. Taiki e!
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      Jun 30 2013: well, can you do other things that some people feel inhibited to do, for example, I have a friend who feels too inhibited to dance, in fact he can barely talk about dance. Where do you stand on that?

      Some people feel too inhibited to act, for instance they couldn't get in front of people and improvise a scene. Could you do that?

      If a professional masseur/masseuse wanted to give you a massage, would you not want it, I myself have never had a professional massage.
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        Jun 30 2013: Aah Greg......have you seen this video from Sarah Barellis?
        You have to watch 'til the end to really see why I am including it here:

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUe3oVlxLSA

        Some people are shy.

        Life is so much fun.....dancing and singing lightens the heart, and rejoices the soul!!!
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      Jun 30 2013: Sending you a big hug and loving energy Carolyn:>)
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      Jun 30 2013: Carolyn, hugs!!!

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