You must learn to advocate for your needs. Because if you don't, who will? This is your work and no one else's. You are 100% responsible for your needs.
Loneliness is a systemic issue, and a huge problem in the United States (and probably around the world).
It's hard making friends as an adult, and lots of folks are unsatisfied with their adult friendships. So what are we to do?
Jillian Richardson is the creator of The Joy List NYC and the author of Unlonely Planet: How Healthy Congregations Can Change The World.
Today, we're talking about how to make friends as an adult living in a society that it isn't set up for connection and community.
What you'll learn (or why you should care):
• How connection is the best way to heal trauma
• Skills required to crate connection and make new friends
• The importance of creating the spaces you want to see in the world
Where to find Jillian Richardson
Subscribe to The Joy List https://joylist.nyc/
Mentioned on the podcast:
Adult Children of Alcoholics https://adultchildren.org/
Woman Within https://womanwithin.org/
The Drama of The Gifted Child by Alice Miller https://amzn.to/2K2Paru
Take the ACE (Average Childhood Experiences) and Resilience Test https://acestoohigh.com/got-your-ace-score/
Medi Club http://www.thebigquiet.com/medi-club
Santropol Roulant https://santropolroulant.org/en/
Friendtimacy by Shasta Nelson https://amzn.to/2YubgLr
Become a Contributing Lovebird:
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