The Happy Wanderers Podcast

What Is Love? (Baby Don't Hurt Me)

Episode Summary

What does it mean when we say, "I love you"? Matt and Sunaina share how these words can be an expression of appreciation for needs being deeply met by another person, and how relationships are only one beautiful way among many to meet our needs.

Episode Notes

Episode Notes

What does love mean to you? Explore this NVC needs list to understand the needs that are met in your relationships and in your life.

Needs Inventory

As Sunaina mentions in this episode, you can take a “needs inventory” of your life! Print out the above needs list and rate from 1 to 10 (a) how important each need is for you, and (b) how met each need is for you at this point in your life.

Understanding yourself can empower you to find creative ways to enhance your well-being! If you like these tools, the Compassion Course (run by the folks who trained Sunaina in this work) may be a great resource to learn more.

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