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/
The Book Unlonely Planet: How Healthy Congregations Can Change The World
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/
Santropol Roulant https://santropolroulant.org/en/
Friendtimacy by Shasta Nelson https://amzn.to/2YubgLr
Become a Contributing Lovebird:
Support The Love Drive here https://thelovedrive.com/join/