Having a healthy relationship with vulnerability is one of the most admirable traits a person can have. It carries continuous benefit(s) throughout life when used properly. The way to use it accurately is to not perceive it as only an agent of discomfort and fear, but develop a healthy, balanced relationship with it. A well-adjusted relationship with vulnerability makes way for knowing ourselves better—and can many times create substantial growth that cascades positively to important areas in life. How many articles have you read where the main point or premise is something like this…”until you [general statement about knowing oneself], you can’t [something of importance more easily achieved through knowing oneself better]”? Recognizing and knowing our own vulnerability has many benefits.