Episode 466. #WisdomWednesdays: Getting Engaged With Life and Relationships

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This week on the You Are Radically Loved Session, Tessa Tovar and Rosie dive into chapter 9 of You are Radically Loved, You are Radically Engaged.
Time and again, fairy tales have conditioned young children that a happily ever after exists. Thus, growing up, we create an idealized version of our relationships and life in general. And this often clashes with the reality that is often far from this picture-perfect vision. As such, we are often met with endless disappointments in this pursuit of ideal love. In the end, it comes down to the ability to understand and discern the relationship you want to build.
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Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode:
1.Understand the different phases of relationships.
2.Learn why your idealized version of life is different from the actual experience of living it.
3.Discover the importance of taking time to get to know your significant other and engaging with yourself
Episode Highlights
[03:17] The Devil's Dictionary
[05:16] The Overstory
[09:49] Connection with Nature
[13:59] Chapter 9: You Are Radically Engaged
[15:16] Understanding Discernment
[19:11] Our Ideal of Love
[23:12] The Idealized Relationships vs. the Actual Experience
[27:06] On Fairy Tale Ideals
[27:06] Getting to Know Your Significant Other
[34:49] Foundation of Reality
[36:10] Questions to Ponder
[36:58] Engaging with Yourself
Resources:
●The Devil's Dictionary by Steven Kotler: https://www.amazon.com/Devils-Dictionary-Steven-Kotler/dp/1250202094
●The Overstory by Richard Powers: https://www.amazon.com/Overstory-Novel-Richard-Powers/dp/039335668X
●American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins: https://www.amazon.com/American-Dirt-Novel-Jeanine-Cummins/dp/1250209765
●The Crown (TV Series 2016– ): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4786824/
●Say Yes to the Dress (TV Series 2007– ): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1166709/
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