“Our brains and our bodies are designed to connect with other people. We are hardwired to connect.” – Joe Ehrmann
Scientifically and biologically, we are created to be in relationships, but it’s not always easy. In this episode, the fifth in a special series of six, Brian and Joe Ehrmann discuss what it means to love unconditionally inside a healthy relationship. Topics include the three basic things that every person needs to connect with others, the vital importance of deep friendships and the reasons why our wounds can stop us from developing the sorts of intimate connections that we are designed to have.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- The qualities that exist in a loving relationship.
- How to love people who are difficult to get along with.
- Why you must always work on yourself first.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“Season of Life,” by Jeffrey Marx
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“If we could ever address the lack of meaningful relationships with people in this world, we could deal with most of the social problems in this society.” – Joe Ehrmann
“Friendship means you get face to face. You reveal your deepest, most intimate struggles and who and what you are.” – Joe Ehrmann
“All relationships in one way or the other fall into two categories: It’s either a relationship built around devotion, or it’s a relationship built around duty.” – Brian Buffini
“Relationships are always organic. You might have had a great loving relationship three weeks ago, but you’ve got to keep working on that relationship. It takes time. It takes commitment. And it takes investment.” – Joe Ehrmann