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The defense against receiving love can range from an inability to accept compliments to an inability to form an intimate partnership.
The defense against receiving love is more common than most people would believe.
Going against your caregiver's edicts can trigger the fear of abandonment and death.
When your partner starts treating you the way you long to be treated, you experience a strange combination of pleasure and fear.
One of Freud's insights was that underneath every wish is a fear of having that wish come true.