Relationships: the Great Evolutionary Challenge of our Time
Wed. Sep 14, 2016, 7:00-8:30pm
-Free and open to the public-
"When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them." ― Martin Buber
Relationships have grown more and more challenging over the past several decades. Rapid changes in culture, religion, and psychology have created an entirely new landscape which has brought great challenges for intimate partnerships. Dr. Thompson will explore some of the reasons behind the great difficulties so many of us encounter in modern relationships. He will describe how intimate relationships can be crucibles for transformation--individual and collective, psychological and spiritual.
What you can expect from this talk:
Learn some of the key psychological factors behind the growing difficulty we have in sustaining romantic relationships in our time.
Learn how our current relational challenges mirror a larger societal evolutionary/spiritual challenge.
Discuss the relational and spiritual challenges of our time with a group of therapists, psychologists, and researchers.