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Me Skills Podcast #003: Opening Up To Love In Midlife While Fat
Episode 313th May 2024 • Me Skills • Kelly McCausey
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Welcome to another episode of the Me Skills Podcast, where we lean into self-love and great ideas that build a better life. In today’s episode, we kick off with Kelly reading a few things from Anthony Di Mello's book Awareness and discussing insights we had. 

Then we jump right into the main topic for today’s episode – opening yourself up to love later in life & as fat women. Our personal stories take center stage as we explore the challenges and triumphs of maintaining relationships, from long-distance dynamics to defining boundaries and communicating needs. 

Tune in for an engaging conversation!

(Note: this episode contains swearing.)

Note Worthy Timestamps:

[04:32] – Reading from the book awareness: “most people, even though they don’t know it, are asleep”…

[00:16:12] – Tish shares how she met Jaime.

[00:26:54] – Kelly kicks off talking about her relationship by a question Tish asked – how long had it been, before meeting Bob, since you’d been in a relationship?

[00:45:02] – An “unconventional” thing Kelly did when she decided to pursue dating again.  

[48:40] – Recognizing sexual importance, connection, and compatibility in dating

[01:17:30] – Embrace change and be open to love.

Key Takeaways:   

From the book Awareness, exploration of "schema” and spiritual awakening.

Kelly recounts feeling unlovable and her experiences that led to emotional shutdown, including an assault and PTSD.

Relationships after 50? Tish and Kelly say yes! From personal growth to rediscovering sexual pleasure, they unpack the beautiful complexities of later-life romance.

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