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123: Help, My Partner Is A Workaholic!

Relationships, Sex, Dating and Marriage Advice - I Do Podcast

Release Date: 11/29/2017

Technology and work are an integral part of living in the 21st century. While both can be great, they can also create a huge strain on our relationships. It's common for a person to have feelings of betrayal when their partner is always working, talking on the phone or browsing social media. Learning to create awareness around these issues and communicate through them is critical to having a successful relationship in today's world.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How using 'I' statements can be the difference between successfully solving a relationship problem and a full-scale blowup.
  • Why getting out of the house can be the key to a productive conversation within your relationship.
  • How to discuss and create boundaries between work, technology and your home relationship life.
  • Forming a contract and schedule for when your partner will take off work to spend time on the relationship.
  • Why it's important to remember that we cannot change our partner.
  • The 10-minute rule and how it can help your relationship flourish.
  • And much more!

Dr. Terri Orbuch (aka The Love Doctor®) is a world renowned relationship expert, author, speaker, therapist and professor. She is also the director of a landmark study, funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she has been following the same couples for almost 3 decades. Dr. Orbuch is widely published in scientific journals and the author of “5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great.” and “Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship.” Dr. Orbuch has been featured in such publications as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan and TIME magazine and has appeared on The Today Show, MSNBC, The Katie Couric Show, ESPN, HuffPost Live, and CNN.

Full Show Notes and Episode Links at http://idopodcast.com/123

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