I have a deep seated aversion to money. It is probebly due to my mother who is just the same. Since bringing up my family and the fact that i don't have to go out and earn a living Ifind it difficult to accept money. I am very creative and love to make things but find it easier to give things away either as gifts or presents or lately to charity. If anyone asks for something and is willing to pay I become very uncomfortable and either refuse to accept cash or accept it as a donation to a charity of my choice.

Does anyone have any advise or experience as to how I can overcome this ,or should I accept the way I am. I feel much happier giving than receiving!

asked 14 Feb '11, 12:09

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edited 14 Feb '11, 15:14

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Kathleen Kelly ♦♦

If you are able to get the things you want in life this way without needing money, then I think that's perfectly fine and there's nothing to change at all. Most people don't really want money if you really think about it, what they want is what they can buy with the money (going on an expensive holiday, getting that nice car or house, working at a job only when they want to and not need to, and the list goes on).

Thus if you are happy with your life this way, and do not really have anything you would need money to get, it's perfectly fine to me!


answered 14 Feb '11, 15:25

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I do not need to answer this because you just did for me(us)

(14 Feb '11, 17:08) jim 10

haha yeah.. actually it's because I am a person who don't really need a lot of money.. I prefer intangible stuff such as relationships etc and those things can't bought with money!

(16 Feb '11, 15:03) kakaboo

Sounds very much like learned behaviour and this is not a judgement. We learn as children things like

Money does not grow on trees Rich people are greedy Rich people think they are better than me You are deemed to be more Spiritual if you are not wealthy ( greedy)

None of the above are True.............Money is energy and therefore freeflowing. We give and we receive.....the exchange of energy. When there is an imbalance, we either take too much and give nothing in return or we give too much and accept nothing in return. Either way there is an imbalance which needs to be looked at.

I view my outer manifestestion of money as a clear indication of my inner acceptance of true worth and value. Again this in only my openion and hope it has helped in some way.



answered 14 Feb '11, 13:06

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Susan 1

I realise that it is learned behavior but it is so deep seated that even when I am making progress I often slip back into old habits.

(15 Feb '11, 07:49) evelyn

I was a giver and not a receiver,and I know what it feels like to fall backwards along the way, but thankfully over time I wised up and changed the vibration. It takes time.....go easy on yourself.

(16 Feb '11, 00:22) Susan 1
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