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Thursday Thought — Denial vs. Lying

A phenomenon traditionally labeled denial is in essence an unconscious ego defense mechanism.  It’s the psyche’s natural way of protecting a person’s conscious mind from the experience of unbearable emotional pain  It’s a “this just can’t be happening” kind of reaction to an event or circumstance that occurred too suddenly, with such intensity, or was …

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