What are Unconscious Contracts?

Nov 22, 2020Unconscious Contracts

I haven’t found any other process that allows us to so thoroughly disentangle the deeply patterned emotional responses and sabotage we enact on ourselves.

 

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What are Unconscious Contracts?

In this video, I explore the contracts we unconsciously make with ourselves, often when we are very young, that end up becoming self-destructive behaviors, which I call Unconscious Contracts. Through acknowledging the truth of what these contracts are trying to serve, while also holding that they are coming at a cost to our well-being, we can begin to transform the self-defeating patterns.

In order to address and overcome traumas, we first have to understand and name them. By four months old, we learn to restrict our emotional expression to only the faces that our primary caregiver can accurately reflect back to us. In other words: we learn to make ourselves fit into a box that is determined by our primacy caregiver.

Understanding this piece of relational neuroscience helps us begin to have compassion as we encounter the roots of our unconscious contracts. You can watch more videos about unconscious contracts here, or in my upcoming online course exploring this work through my new book.

 

Dive into a year-long exploration of unconscious contracts live with Sarah starting October 2021!

What do we do when we realize that the meaning we have made and the promises we have made ourselves are not actually helping us, but are harming us?  When we have painful or difficult experiences, we can make unconscious contracts with ourselves to try to keep ourselves safe and from ever experiencing the harm or challenge again.  We may say to ourselves “I will never trust again” or “I will never forgive myself for that” or “I will never show my true feelings again.”  But these agreements often result in harmful and rigid behaviors.

In this 26-week book course, we will look at the different kinds of unconscious contracts we make in an attempt to keep ourselves safe, keep our sense of belonging, and save those we love the most. Participants will have opportunities to work as a group and in smaller breakout groups to begin to name, disentangle and release the unknown agreements we have with ourselves which keep us from being our fullest, most liberated, selves.

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