While infants can’t do it, as adults we can ask for what we need when we most need it. In this week’s episode, I share candidly about my rough week and how I found my words to climb out of my despair. Episode 15 is here.
1:00 I introduce you to my sister’s first daughter, Taylor.
2:20 The adults who couldn’t soothe her and this poor baby who couldn’t be soothed
3:05 It may seem impossible but it’s only just really, really hard (to ask for what we need).
3:28 I admit the truth about my tough week.
4:20 My conclusions were creating my reality – but I couldn’t see that at the time.
4:38 Here’s what I did to get out of this dark headspace.
6:37 “Are you open to my being honest about how I’m feeling?”
7:13 Now I have concluded that the world is filled with people who can support me.
7:35 My privileges are inextricable from my relational resilience.
8:33 I level with you about what it takes to find your words in times of high stress.
9:03 Muscle memory when it comes to positive coping is your saving grace.
9:06 This week’s homework.
Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”
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