106: How Embracing Vulnerability Strengthens Our Relationships
Release Date: 08/02/2017
Dr. Lisa Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association and Senior Editor for the mental health website PsychAlive.org. She is the author of numerous articles and chapters and the co-author of several books including Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion, Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships and most recently The Self under Siege. Dr. Firestone is international trainer and speaker on: couple relationships, parenting, suicide, and violence prevention. She expert in the areas of suicide and violence and was involved in clinical training and applied research with her father Dr. Robert Firestone.
In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- How vulnerability will help your relationship by creating more intimacy.
- Cultivating vulnerability in yourself and your partner.
- Why it's important to ask for what you DO want rather than what you DON'T want.
- How to get in touch with your real feelings underneath anger.
- Creating an atmosphere of safety in your relationship to talk about feelings.
- And much more!
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