Most of us were taught to hang on in relationship no matter what. In this episode, I talk about how letting go and creating space can actually bring us closer to love especially in long term relationships.
1:14 Closeness without space creates imbalance.
1:26 Autonomy and unity – we need both.
1:56 It’s very common for couples to hang on.
2:40 My client didn’t have an example of individuality inside of long-term relationship
3:17 It’s easy to imagine that space means defeat when we don’t have examples.
4:05 Relationships have their cycles – life always follows death.
4:34 Letting die our idea of the relationship we wished we had.
5:22 What comes up for you when you imagine letting go of the familiar?
5:38 For years, I hung on. Letting go felt unbearable.
6:00 A personal story.
8:30 My willingness to stop clinging allowed me to choose better.
8:51 I am on the side of health.
9:05 This week’s homework.
Resources: Gay and Katie Hendricks and The Hendricks Institute https://hendricks.com/
Podcast produced by Sal DeRosalia
Music composed and performed by Aimee Mia Kelley