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

Podcast produced by Sal DeRosalia
Music composed and performed by Aimee Mia Kelley
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Contact Information

Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”

Telephone: 1 (480) 993-5562
Email: DrTartaro@gmail.com
Website: https://www.drjessicatartaro.com/

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