Feeling Taken For Granted in a Relationship? Maybe Compromising is the Problem
What if we have it all wrong? What if compromising is NOT the answer? What if that is actually what's killing the passion. That's what Alexandra Stockwell MD, a relationship and intimacy expert, believes. Find out why on the show.
(25:00) - How we approach compromise has to do with what we learned growing up
(28:29) - Why compromise kills passion
(31:20) - Alexandra addresses a specific question about what to do when compromise has already killed the passion in a marriage.
(38:12) - Part of non-compromise can be softening to have an open, honest conversation
About the guest: Alexandra Stockwell, MD is a Physician turned Relationship and Intimacy Expert. As a wife of 23 years and a mother of four, she believes the key to passion, fulfillment, intimacy and success in a couple’s relationship isn’t compromise--it’s being unwilling to compromise--because when both people feel free to be themselves, and know they are loved unconditionally for exactly who they are, the relationship is juicy, nourishing, and deeply satisfying. For over 20 years, she has shown men and women how to bring pleasure and purpose into all aspects of life--from the daily grind of running a household, to successfully growing a business, to creating ecstatic experiences in the bedroom! She helps build connected and happy families by facilitating healing and transformation for couples.