We have come to understand that each of us is actually 3 people
1. Who you think you are
All of us have an idealized view of who we think we are. Some of us had inflated egos. In our eyes we were smarter, more handsome and more talented than our fellows. Some of us were at the other extreme. We often suffered from feelings of low self esteem. In our eyes every one was essentially better than us and we berated ourselves for this fact.
2. Who other people think you are
From an early age, many of us learned to hide our true feelings. We learned to wear the mask and not let people know what was really happening with us. On the outside, others saw a lot of bravado and self confidence. This often belied what was happening internally.
3. Who you really are
In program, for the first time in our lives we made a searching and fearless moral inventory. We began to discover who we really were. Although we uncovered many character defects, we also found a lot of strengths as well. As time went on, we began to reveal more and more of who we really were.
Personal Reflection: How well have I integrated my 3 people?