In this episode, I continue reading from my book, Your Soul is Talking. Are You Listening? 5 Steps to Uncovering Your Hidden Purpose.
Chapter 14 is about relationships. Once I knew I was getting divorced, a doorway opened for a younger man to unleash some pent-up desire. When he moved on, I couldn’t get any relief for my unleashed desire, so I self-consciously hit the online dating scene.
Each of the ten men over six months challenged me in specific ways. It was as if I had signed up for a college course on how to relate to men post-divorce. It all ended abruptly, and the following six weeks were a respite for my next course, which involved surrendering to archetypal forces that were seeking to use the relationship between the next younger man and me for its own purposes.
I could see ironies and knew there was meaning, but I didn't know what it was until it had ended as dramatically as it had begun.
Now, I have too much humility to impose any man-made expectations onto my encounters with anyone who crosses my path, even my last eight-month encounter with a man, the man who was a former rockstar. The relationship continued to challenge conventional notions of what a romantic relationship even is.
So, let’s get started.
Deborah Lukovich, PhD
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