Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World Themes

Carol S. Pearson
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Coming of Age

If a person becomes physically mature, that does not mean that they are mentally and emotionally prepared to act as an adult. The first two archetypes, the Innocent and the Orphan, are not capable of being a mature adult. A person can trust authorities and learn to do a lot of things under the control of the archetype, the Innocent. This still does not give a person the capacity to make decisions. If a person lives primarily in the Innocent archetype, and then they form an intimate relationship or choose a career, the first time something major goes wrong, they are totally shattered. If they do not get a huge amount of outside support, such a person could disintegrate.

The Orphan archetype is that of a child who has been disillusioned. He or she feels like a victim. Yet, that does not necessarily mean that such...

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