The power of love is extraordinary, however, often overlooked. Having a strong relationship with your loved ones is so important for your well-being, it will promote a happier and healthier lifestyle - both mentally and physically.
For our final episode of the year and in the spirit of Christmas, we wanted to share this powerful conversation Sam Makhoul had with psychologist, Dr Guy Winch. In this episode, Dr Winch shares small changes we can make within our relationships to mould them, make them last, be happy and stay happy.
He also discusses:
•What couples fight about most
•The effects our mobile phone has on our relationships
•How couples should deal with conflict
•The power of healthy communication
•Why arguments go south with your significant other
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Short for time? See below timestamps for key talking points:
03:10 - The power of love and intimate relationships
07:00 - How psychologists can predict when a relationship will fail
11:25 - The effect our mobile phones have on our relationships
14:10 - How couples argue and the implications it has on relationships
17:05 - What to do when you feel you aren't being heard in an argument
22:15 - How to complain effectively
25:40 - Putting an end to repetitive arguments
27:40 - What is the complaint sandwich and how will it save relationships
40:00 - An exercise you can do now, which will help your relationship
41:20 - What makes couples happy
44:20 - Changing perspective and considering the needs of our relationships