11 Oct Being Well Podcast: How You Can Create a Relationship That Lasts
How can we create relationships that last? On this episode, Dr. Rick and Forrest Hanson lean on Rick’s 35+ years of couples counseling to explore how we can build relationships that are loving, healthy, enjoyable, and reliable. This includes learning the structure of most relationship problems, how to make vulnerable communications, and how to stay open to change.
2:15: What issues brought couples into therapy most often?
4:50: The structure of most relationship problems
12:30: Giving your partner what they need
15:30: What differentiated couples that improved from those that didn’t?
21:15: Skills that increase the chances of building a good relationship
21:45: Loving vs. liking
25:00: Deliberately activating feelings of “liking”
27:00: Getting “on the side” of the relationship
31:10: How to make a vulnerable communication
39:15: Openness to change
43:40: Three red flags in relationships
46:00: Practices to deepen your relationship with your partner
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