Fear!—We don’t realize how much of it is subconscious until we analyze it and try to put it into words; yet we’re often afraid to talk about our fears, or even confess to ourselves that we’re afraid, because that would expose our innermost selves.
But being afraid to talk about our fears is one of the worst fears of all, because fear is like a disease: We can’t find the cure until we confess we have it and reveal the symptoms. And it often seems like a shameful disease, . . .