It is not uncommon, pain avoidance. We're born with this instinct and we can be very creative with it. Parents do it for their children: they remove anything that could hurt them in any way. In other words, they soften the sharp edges.
Stories are how we connect to others. When we’re truthful and have an authentic reason for telling our stories, we resonate with the right people.
If you think I’m the right person, with the right amount of experience, interests, voice, insight, and skills to help you connect with your audience in a meaningful way, then let’s find a way to work together. I’d love to help you.