episode
89
Relationships

When A Relationship Has to Change—How to Tolerate Discomfort, Face an Attachment Void, & Resource Yourself

Episode Notes

We need attachments to other people, places, and to God. Yet transitions have a way of shaking up those attachments-even healthy ones!

Today we're talking all about how to balance our need to hold on to others - and also the need to let go. It takes skill and self-compassion to navigate these seasons of wrestling for more health, more connection, or more freedom.

Here's what we cover:

1. Healthy & unhealthy attachments

2. The 2 competing relationship needs everyone has

3. The reality of attachment voids

4. Practices to anchor yourself

5. The role of liminal figures

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Music by Andy Luiten

Sound editing by Kelly Kramarik

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