41 minutes | Oct 18, 2021

Alexandra Stockwell, MD | Creating Connection in Polarized Times

If you’re feeling disconnected from friends and family due to polarized viewpoints, you are not alone. Our collective is experiencing a trauma response that has people fighting against one another. From taking sides, throwing labels, and shutting each other down… Or worse, flat out ignoring one another. So how do we navigate difficult conversations with the people we cherish so that we can create connection and nurture our relationships in today's trying times?In today’s pod, I’m honored to introduce my guest and friend Alexandra Stockwell, MD. Alexandra is a seasoned intimate marriage expert known as “The Intimacy Doctor” who specializes in helping humans cultivate conscious connection and intimacy. She’s a proud and passionate wife of 25 years and a mother of four children. Alexandra's the best-selling author of Uncompromising Intimacy and the host of the Intimate Marriage Podcast. For over 20 years, Alexandra 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 clear and intimate communication, to ecstatic experiences in the bedroom. And in this pod, she brings us a truly potent conversation to help inspire us to increase our capacity to connect regardless of the times. This one is super special. Tune In To Learn:Knowing when it’s time to shed an old paradigm for authenticity (5:32)Many meanings of intimacy but the one that will actually *create* it (10:00)How open-heartedness inspires open-heartedness (17:52)Letting your connection be the guide in difficult conversations (25:16)Resources Mentioned in this Episode:Website: AlexandraStockwell.comPodcast: The Intimate Marriage PodcastBook: Uncompromising Intimacy by Alexandra Stockwell, MDConnect with Alexandra Stockwell, MDLinkedInInstagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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