The Intimate Marriage Podcast with Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Do you want to deepen your understanding of your relationship? Access new heights of emotional, sensual, and erotic intimacy?
Is your marriage really great, and you’re wondering what more is possible for you? Are you feeling stuck in a rut and can’t seem to find your way back to one another? If you want your relationship to feel truly amazing, join Alexandra Stockwell, MD, physician, and Intimate Marriage Expert every week, as she shares the secrets to creating and sustaining a deep, meaningful, and passionate marriage.

In this episode of the Intimate Marriage Podcast, Dr. Alexandra Stockwell, MD, invites sleep specialist Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown to delve into the intricate connections between sleep and the quality of your marriage. The conversation centers on how quality sleep enhances relationships by directly impacting communication, emotional closeness, and the sexual vitality of couples. They discuss exhaustion as a common culprit behind strained communication and dwindling sexual intimacy. Dr. Funke emphasizes the profound difference quality sleep can make in our interactions, overall well-being, and mental and physical health. 

Also in this episode:

  • The quality of sleep has a significant bearing on communication, intimacy, and sexual experiences within relationships.
  • Sleep disturbances can be physiological and require medical attention or behavioral, necessitating better time management and prioritization.
  • Practicing healthy sleep habits, such as a consistent bedtime routine and minimizing screen time, improves sleep quality and by extension, relationship satisfaction.

About Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown

Dr. Funke Afolabi-Brown is a distinguished triple board-certified sleep medicine physician and pediatric pulmonologist. She is the founder of RestfulSleepMD, where she helps high-achieving professionals and their children transform their relationship with sleep, moving from exhaustion to thriving in their families, careers, and relationships. Through her clinical practice at The Restful Sleep Place, along with coaching, speaking, and organizational consultation, Dr. Funke makes a significant impact on improving sleep health. A best-selling author, she has been featured on various media outlets, including ABC. Dr. Funke received her sleep medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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About Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Known as “The Intimacy Doctor,” Alexandra Stockwell, MD is a Relationship and Intimacy Coach and an Intimate Marriage Expert who specializes in coaching ambitious, successful couples to build beautiful, long-lasting, passionate relationships. She is the bestselling author of “Uncompromising Intimacy,” host of The Intimate Marriage Podcast, and creator of the Aligned & Hot Marriage program.

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!

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

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