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Loving without the ego?

Discussion in 'Seekers Circle' started by Geoff-Allen, May 1, 2020.

  1. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    This is a nice idea, certainly one encouraged by the yogic philosophy, yet we may not have an idea of what it really involves. As a therapist and yoga teacher, it has been rare to come across people who are interested in letting go of attachment to the ego. In a way, we enjoy the stories and dramas created by ego, and then other days, (when you have acted out the same patterned behavior for the millionth time), we hate it!

    If you ask inside, “Do I really want to love without ego?”, and YES! comes from inside your being, (not from the head), then go for it. If it is your heart’s desire to love and experience relationship in this way, you must follow it!

    Otherwise, feel free to stay in ego love, watch it, and enjoy it. Practice observation of the projections of love, i.e. loving the projected mother or father, or loving the reflection of your perfect self or most hated self. There are lots of themes of ego love that can be quite dramatic, engaging, and chaotic. These games can serve as opportunities to learn a great deal about oneself. Enjoy the opportunity.

    Read the rest here -

    Loving Without Attachment to the Ego | Gaia

    Or search - ego relationship drama - which is how I found it ...

    Enjoy your drama!

    :)
     
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    Great OP! Thanks so much!
     
  3. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Glad to be of service!

    That search comes from a recent "incident" that I have experienced.

    I could either get angry or learn from it ...

    The ego is a very cunning thing - I like the idea down the bottom about making "friends" with your ego!

    All the best!

    :)
     
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