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Sylvia Icharia

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What if you peeled off the mask you are wearing?

Are you wearing any mask?
How many masks are you wearing?
Why are you wearing it?
Is their any one person who sees what's behind the masks you wear?
The freedom and joy of being ourselves without fear

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      Jul 17 2013: I agree with you Deepak that many times we wear masks that do others no harm.
      However, these masks may end up doing the wearer more harm than good.
      When one wears a mask to hide their true selves and their vulnerabilities, they may end up with a lot of internal tension because of having to live as if they have something to hide.
      • Jul 18 2013: I agree with both of you, Deepak and Sylvia. I do think though that many of us do not wear masks in order to intentionally harm others. But I also think that once there is someone (if there ever is) who catches a glimpse of you without a mask on and has realized it for what it is, they may feel hurt later on if in a situation with them you are again wearing a mask. They may feel a sense of distrust and an absence of connection with you, which I think is very hurtful from the perspective of a very close friend, family member, or significant other.

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