The most common question Mormons in transition have asked Kristy in her work as a psychologist is how–or even whether or not–to tell their friends and family about their faith transition. The “if” and “how” answers vary widely for every individual as each case is unique, but this episode seeks to give practical guidelines and important considerations for those who are leaning toward this step in their journey toward authenticity. From exercises based in this workbook Kristy put together for her clients.
Have you already had “the talk” or “the letter”? How did it go? Better than you worried it would? If you’d like to come on the podcast to share your story of coming out to friends and family, with advice from your own experience to those who are considering doing it too, don’t be a stranger, contact me here! Many people have found it healing in their own journey to know that what they went through can help others by sharing and making meaning of their experience.
Other links mentioned in this episode:
Dr. Fowler’s book, Stages of Faith: The Psychology of Human Development and Quest for Meaning