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Liminality is the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the “between” stage of rites of passage when participants no longer hold their pre-ritual status but have not yet begun the transition to the status
they will hold when the ritual is complete. In other words, it’s the state of being in transition. ...
The personal state of marriage separation – not divorced, but certainly not
married in the commonly accepted sense. Being between jobs, or in the process of
embarking on a new one.
originally posted by: Tangerine
a reply to: ZetaRediculian
Liminality is about the blurring of boundaries, neither here nor there. I don't think it has anything to do with mania or any other disorder. It has to do with things and experiences that defy categorization because they're between categories. Think of sunset and sunrise. They're neither day nor night yet they exist and contain the properties of that which lies on either side of them.