Complexes can be negative or positive (also, as what and how you see them).
Picked out indiscriminately: religion e.g. or hatred of strangers. To produce offspring or to avoid certain areas. Fight against the existing or fear of danger. etc.
So, there is a wide field.
All run on the midpoint-mechanics; have corresponding influence in the psyche.
Complexes are often difficult or impossible to change, e.g. those that are in the primordial structures. I.e. also, they don't learn anything about it.
So, you can say: complex means trapped.
They surround themselves with walls with the aim of maintaining certain attitudes, attitudes, reflexes under all circumstances and influence other centers with their peculiarity of maintaining what he has learned in a particular situation.
So they are rigid and do not act like other midpoints, which are flexible and play a role in the concert of the brain's goals.
This is of course inconvenient. The outside and inside world is constantly changing. The central point of life in general and the resulting requirement should be that people adapt to these changes.
This is usually the case. However, complexes prevent this, as do prejudices, delusion, stubbornness, intolerance. And especially fanaticism or dogmatism.
It is usually difficult to change or dissolve them. If you have recognized a complex and tried to work on it, you will encounter considerable resistance.
One way would be to become aware of them again and again, i.e. perceive them, and try to link them to healthy and appropriate behavior.
The best way to do this is through feelings.
Mind or reason. can say x times: "It is nonsense what you do or think." As long as you have not convinced the feeling, it will hardly help. "
Since adaptation is the central point of life, all psychological goals should be adaptably changeable with their centers. Complexes resist any kind of change, but influence other centers. But anything that is rigid can be an obstacle to the flexibility of the psyche.
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