chapter  9
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Could It Be Love?

It has been said that there are really only two emotions: love and fear. From this perspective, all the upside emotions-joy, peace, enthusiasm, trust, satisfaction, happiness and so on-are some manifestation of love. All the downside emotions-anger, sadness, loss, frustration, humiliation, irritation, confusion, and so on-are some manifestation of fear. Because I spend a lot more time working with people who are in the downside, I can say that it has certainly been my experience that whenever we probe any of their downside emotions, we invariably end up with some kind of fear.