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Many things contribute to who a character becomes, but it is their ability (or failure) to conquer core fears that often determines their fate in the story. Use this thesaurus to uncover the fears that are holding your character back so you can write their behavior, show internal struggles, and include triggering conflict scenarios that are really growth opportunities in disguise, helping them break free of the internal blocks that stand in the way of success.
BEING RETURNED TO AN ABUSIVE ENVIRONMENT
BEING SEPARATED FROM LOVED ONES
BEING UNABLE TO ACHIEVE A DREAM
LOSING ONE'S HERITAGE OR CULTURAL IDENTITY
ONE'S INSTINCTS BEING UNRELIABLE
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