Going Deep: Breaking Up With Friends

This week we’re bringing you a topic we’ve wanted to talk about for a while now that’s near and dear to both of our hearts. We’ve mentioned it here and there but haven’t gotten the chance to fully explore it yet — and that is friendship breakups.

In our Making Friends in Adulthood episode we also touch on this subject but today we’re really getting deep and addressing friend breakups in adulthood — what they look like, how they happen, how to get through them, when you should consider initiating one, and our own experiences with them.

It’s so important to protect your energetic bubble and only keep the friends close to you that hold you up to a higher standard. We really believe in not compromising who you are to make a relationship work. So today, we hope you’ll join us and reflect on the friendships in your own life. Are they giving or taking?

Topics Discussed:

[2:25] Dive into today’s episode!

[6:39] Solitude is not always a negative state

[12:15] Sophie talks about the friendships throughout her life, what they have meant to her, and some of the ways the friendships have fizzled out.

[17:40] Freeing yourself from relationship that are no longer serving you?

[28:27] Sophie talks about her recent, difficult friendship breakup.

[40:41] The importance of allowing space for yourself to grow and then coming back to the relationship.

[45:04] Be sure to join our 21-day challenge! Starts April 1st!

[46:06] Reading our review of the week.

Mentioned in this Episode:

“Making Friends in Adulthood” IGNTD Episode

IGNTD 21-Day Habit Reset Challenge

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