Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

One issue many transitioning Mormons face is a sense of loss - and the grief that goes with it.

Key Points:

  • Common Losses
  • Loss of Identity
  • Loss of Relationships
  • Loss of Equilibrium

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Think about a time you went through a major change in life. What losses did you feel at that time? How did it affect you emotionally?
  4. What factors give you a sense of who you are – your identity? Explain.
  5. How has your sense of identity changed over time? What factors contributed to those changes?
  6. Explain the spectrum of relationship losses former Mormons may face, from mild to harsh.
  7. What life rhythms, traditions, and relationships give your life stability? How has that changed from the past?
  8. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Mentoring Former Mormons Training series.