You took an emotional risk, now what?
The Wall Street Journal - 11/07/2016
Do a cost-benefit analysis. When you decide to be vulnerable, you’re giving up something secure in the present for a potential long-term gain, says David DeSteno, a professor of psychology at Northeastern University. Write down the pros of taking the risk you are considering on one side of a piece of paper, then the pros of the status quo on the other. One list should jump out at you.