HT Jason immanent transcendence. Link HERE. Relations do not presuppose objects; rather, objects presuppose relations - if not at least presuppose one (triadic) relation fundamentally so that any self-same identity can hold as such: that of a current processual self to its past as well as future self.
Even eternal objects, which do not change, still must relate to some form of change had by others.
I've posted about this HERE, HERE, and HERE.