Which of the roles that I play are satisfying, which do I want to drop?
In our lives we play different roles like the mother/father, the lover, the innocent, the avenger, the victim, the judge, the professional, the good boy/girl, the clown, the princess, the white knight, the saint, the weak one, the saviour, the black sheep, the wild one, the mysterious one, …
Some of those roles are demanded from us by the culture or by the circumstances we live in, like the father or the professional.
Which of those roles do you play at the moment? How could you change aspects of that roles so they get more satisfying?
Some of those roles we play, because we think that they are expected from us and are afraid we could be excluded or left, like the good boy/girl.
How many of those ‘expected’ roles do you play? What would happen if you would stop?
Some of the roles we play out of role- confusion, like the mother of or partner or the saviour for our clients or the parent for our parents.
Do you lead relationships in which you feel ‘something is wrong here’? How could you get back to the healthy roles?
Some roles we play because it’s fun. We play the clown for some friends, we play the beautiful princess at a party, we play the wild beast in bed.
Which roles that you play are not authentically, in which roles do you have to betray yourself?
Which roles would you like to integrate and experience with?