Alexandra Stockwell, MD is joined by Nate and Kaley Klemp, authors of “The 80/80 Marriage” to discuss their journey from a failing relationship to a thriving partnership.
They challenge the idea of fairness in marriage and introduce “radical generosity” instead. This episode emphasizes intention, contribution, appreciation, and open communication as foundations for a healthy and sexually satisfying relationship. Listeners gain insights into overcoming resentment, fostering deeper connections, and redefining marriage dynamics. The contagious nature of mindset in the context of relationships is explored. The Klemps describe role-swap experiments for empathy-building among couples and share how to transform your marriage into an “80/80” partnership, in order to enjoy a harmonious and loving relationship.
Also in this episode:
- From Fairytale To Struggle: The beginning of their marriage was like a fairy tale, but it quickly became challenging when they faced the reality of balancing individual success with sharing a life together.
- A Prolonged Difficulty: Nate’s bike accident, which led to anxiety and depression, and the shift from individual success to shared life responsibilities.
- The Key Turning Point: Shifting their focus from “what’s best for me” to “what’s best for us as a family.” This change in perspective helped them reconcile the tension between individual pursuits and shared responsibilities.
- A Healthy Marriage: Featuring the importance of intention, generosity, appreciation, and open communication in shaping a healthy and balanced marriage.
- Stop Worrying About Fairness: They advocate for moving away from a fairness mindset to one of radical generosity in relationships.
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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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