George Dover /// Unconditional Acceptance /// E053
Today we are with George Dover. George comes to us as he is the father of one of our early guests, Brescia Dover. If you remember Brescia, she was our first conversation about Mental Health/Illness and George has a significant role in Brescia's journey.
He grew up Mormon, but has left the church and now claims himself as an Atheist. All of this is relevant to the conversation.
He is a skeptic at heart with a very open mind. He values family above all else and has incredible perspectives on what it means to have unconditional acceptance.
Topics we cover///
Being a dad of a daughter managing through mental health issues
What the evolution of her Anorexia looked like from his perspective.
Managing the relationship with Brescia's siblings
How they managed it without having exposure to it
What it was like when she ate for the first time
The use of the word Crazy
Growing up in the Mormon church and ultimately leaving the church
How it was with his family when he left the church
Being Skeptical but being open to listen which he uses to encourage conversation
His acceptance of others beliefs even though he wholeheartedly disagrees with them
Specifically how he accepts his Son's choice to go into the church
Unconditional Acceptance and how ultimate truths impact the ability to have unconditionality
Lead editor + Producer: Ruf Holmes
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