What I Learned From Couples Therapy: Tips & Lessons [Guest: Joanna Ericta]

Faith & Other F Words

05-09-2023 • 59分

Sharing the best lessons learned in relationships from couples therapy. In a candid and light hearted conversation, Joanna and I unearth invaluable lessons on accountability,  communication, sidestepping stonewalling, nurturing self-awareness, and fostering personal growth.

If you're on the quest to becoming a stellar partner, we've got you covered. We dish out some stellar tips and scripts to level up your relationship game, and show you how to find a top-notch therapist.

Ever heard of the Gottman Institute? We break down their relationship research, especially the intriguing concept of "turning toward" or "turning against" your partner's bids, and the profound ripple effect it has on your love story.

Growing up in Asian and Latino households, we navigated emotional terrains that often valued stoicism over feelings. We reflect on the process of unlearning negative patterns and the transformational power of saying "I feel."

Get a deep dive into the dynamics of healthy relationships, actionable advice, and personal anecdotes that shed light on the journey toward becoming better partners.

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