It is not an attitude of pride, but of congruence. You will continue to love them but with another perspective, from another level of understanding, comprehension, consciousness and awareness.
They say the teacher appears when the student is ready. And so is true for my powerful friend Edwin Brazali. Since making a decision to commit to his own personal disruption, his transformation has been rapid and is a wonder to behold. Being a witness to his transformation has brought me much, much joy.