Sunday, May 20, 2012

family - bonds, beliefs, baggage

new World Trade needle

While no one can discount the value of family - emotional models, belief patterns, relationship filters - can greatly influence the bonds we eventually form. As adults how clear, free and independent are we of our past and our patterns? Are we present to our needs, wants, and drives? More importantly, do we know what dictates and influences these needs, wants and drives? Are they really our own or are they merely a product of our upbringing and environment? Do we even question and explore these territories?