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115. Reflecting On The Past Year Of Marriage With My Husband, Rodd Stockwell

The Intimate Marriage Podcast, with Intimacy Coach Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Release Date: 03/01/2023

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In this episode of The Intimate Marriage Podcast, Alexandra Stockwell, MD chats with her husband, Rodd Stockwell, to reflect on their last year of marriage.


This conversation has become a wonderful tradition as part of our anniversary celebration, and we share what we’ve loved about the past year, what’s challenged us, and what we’re looking forward to. We believe that sharing this provides an invitation for others to learn from our experiences. This year in particular has been an interesting one as we have re-discovered hobbies that light us up, that we each do on our own. You’ll hear how, even though we don’t directly share in these experiences together, we each bring home a newfound joy that enhances our connection with one another.  No marriage is perfect. We all have our ups and downs. But my goal is for you to see how communication, passion and reflection can deepen your connection so that it continues to improve with each passing year.

 

Together we discuss:

 

  • My initial feelings when we first got married and the surprising outlook I had on the future back then

  • Our reflections on the past year of our lives 

  • How we’ve brought more fun into our lives by individually pursuing passions we each cared about long before we met 

  • What we’re looking forward to as we head into our 28th year together

 

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About Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Her mission is to change the cultural narrative around long-term relationships from one of ongoing stagnation and compromise to the delectable joy and deep gratification a couple feels while building passion and excitement together, every day.

 

For over two decades, she’s been guiding men and women to bring pleasure and purpose into all aspects of life— from the daily grind of running a household to creating ecstatic experiences in the bedroom—all while maintaining extraordinary professional success!

 

Alexandra Stockwell, MD supports family happiness through facilitating healing and joy for couples.