The ego’s intent is multi-faceted. It has many needs although its main intent today is to serve and protect itself. In that vein, we’ll start with the most common understanding of what ego is and the role it plays in your life.
Ego contributes significantly to how you live your life, the choices you make, and those defining attributes that further identify, define and allows you to be seen as the unique individual you are.
Each is made up of a vast range of attributes such as likes/dislikes, desires and attainments. These include clothing selections, social status (sought), friends, taste in restaurants, or food preferences for each can all be influenced by ego. Do you feel more understood when you wear a certain designer label or when you embellish your body with a specific tattoo? You see, each are but reflections of you. They also display how you wish to be seen by yourself and by others.