In this episode of The Intimate Marriage Podcast, Alexandra Stockwell, MD, discusses the importance of effective communication and couples coaching in a relationship. Alexandra emphasizes the need to ask for what you want in a relationship in a way that feels good to your partner and the significance of emotional connection and clear communication.
The discussion covers various topics such as the scenarios where someone wants something and they’re not getting it, the importance of emotional connection in a relationship, communication issues in relationships, and the need for couples coaching.
Alexandra outlines four steps to improve communication when asking your partner for what you want, using the example of couples coaching. The steps include starting with an opt-in, affirming your spouse and marriage, sharing areas of improvement within your marriage, and introducing couples coaching.
Also in this episode:
- The need for clarity and specificity when asking for what you want
- Importance of emotional connection in a relationship
- Importance of not convincing your partner to do something they don’t want to do
- Making requests in a way that works for both partners
- How to communicate with your partner using a specific method
- Outlining the steps to pursue couples coaching
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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!