Renowned author, bell hooks, imparts some relationship advice to listeners and Zen Buddhist Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath shares how to evade the snares of idealization and delusion in romance.
Author and activist bell hooks shares a simple formula for healthy romantic relationships, starting with the myth that love is a feeling – a noun. In fact she says, “love is what to do.”
Jungian psychoanalyst and Zen Buddhist Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath lays out the pitfalls of romantic love that lead us to idealization, delusion, disappointment and depression, and how to avoid them.
Then an introductory tonglen meditation to refresh and expand your heart, from the online course Flight of the Swans: Dharma Comes West, by Lion’s Roar and Naropa University.