Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · The way we are

Relationships are teleological

Relationships are teleological. Yep, I had to look that one up too. In other words, relationships are going somewhere – as long as two people are involved. They are living and alive and moving and becoming something… and sometimes they aren’t becoming anything good. In Donald Miller’s Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy, the author… Continue reading Relationships are teleological

Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · Spiritual growth and healing

Grieving lost relationships

“It isn’t helpful to only recount the negative aspects of a person when a relationship ends,” a wise person once told me. “We also need to remember the good, in order to grieve.” It’s certainly tempting to rehearse your frustrations – and their flaws – when you’re hurt. But part of the process of letting go is celebrating the… Continue reading Grieving lost relationships