Loss hurts. And in the face of it, we can easily resist. When we consider softening something – anything – when we confront loss, we stand to birth new parts of ourselves from which to keep living.
1:17 I share a personal story of epic love, high stakes and loss.
3:09 When in your life did your dreams dissolve?
3:30 The dilemma of the “fix it” mind when we are faced with what we can’t fix
4:26 I pleaded with him for a second chance.
5:00 Letting the self that was known die
5:20 Three main patterns of hanging on
6:17 To say to loss, “I see you”.
7:09 The best way through in the face of loss
8:18 “Everything happens for a reason” and why phrases like these don’t help
8:55 When we soften, this is what can happen.
9:13 Befriending incompleteness
9:52 This week’s homework
Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”
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