Gate 6: The Gate of Friction
The Gate of Friction is an incredibly emotional one. Emotions play a major role in your life. Your feelings are affected by the feelings of those around you. The clarity of your emotions determines the clarity of your environment. A lack of clarity or an emotionally unstable environment can be disastrous for your inner state. You’re constantly torn between emotion and logic. Emotions do decide many things for you in life. Others, however, see you as an excellent diplomat who brings clarity to any dispute. You determine how best to act only after having thoroughly weighed the situation. In the resolution of conflicts, you are distinguished by fairness and impartiality. This channel also helps us understand who to let close to us and who to keep at a distance. It controls when we are open and closed to intimacy.