Characterology - Masochistic
|ARREST OF DEVELOPMENT
|| Autonomy stage, age 2
Overcontrol by mother.
Forced feeding and evacuation.
Humiliated/shamed about bodily processes.
|PROBABLE PAST LIVES
|| Controlled, trapped, not allowed to express self.
Suffered imprisonment, slavery, political or religious control.
Had to submit.
Being invaded or controlled which results in humiliation.
Essence "stolen". Often the child's first creative
attempts at self-expression were thwarted; as
when the parent finishes sentences for the stuttering child.
|| Essence hidden and protected deep inside, not
shown to others. The unique essence of the
child retreats deep inside the body.
Builds massive physical fortress to keep out invaders.
Auric boundaries undeveloped -- porous.
Afraid to act on own, stays hidden or seeks permission to come out.
||I am yours.
|| I'll live without asserting my independence and contact the world through overcompliance .
| CHARACTERISTIC BEHAVIOR
||Pleasing, self-sacrificing, self-deprecating, ambivalence, whining, passive provocation.
| EGO IDEAL
||I want to be good.
| ILLUSION OF CONTRADICTION
||I will be loved as long as I am good.
| ILLUSION OF RELEASE
||I will be crushed and humiliated.
|MUSCULAR HOLDING PATTERN
|| Energy is stagnant, held.
Holding in with thighs, pelvic floor, throat,
neck face (smile).
Muscles not for action, but for holding.
|NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF DEFENSIVE ACTIONS
||Actions make physical world seem like a prison.
Creations get stuck inside, unable to express self.
Physically heavy and compacted.
Held spite and rage.
||I have a right to be assertive.
I am free!
|PHYSICAL & ENERGETIC
|| Muscles for holding, not action.
Body harmonious, although lower half of body
proportionally larger than upper half.
Rounded back/heavy shoulders.
Prefers security over movement.
Strong, heavy body.
| ENERGY PATTERNS
|| Charged and compressed energy.
Unstructured levels charged.
Structured levels less developed.
Field large but porous.
Retreats deep inside body.
4th Chakra: large.
3rd Chakra: overused, cords entangled.
Aggression turned inward.
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