Welcome to Episode # 85 of The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast the show designed to help you reduce the leverage that alcohol has in your life and your relationships.
In the past few weeks, three people have arrived at the Community Forum looking to share their troubles with like-minded people. It's not a stampede, but it's a start. If you need to confide in someone about your problems with alcohol, then follow the link beneath this episode on the Needy Helper website and come and join a fantastic group of people.
I also have a free giveaway for you.
Well, sort of.
Are you a fan of the author Steven Pressfield?
If not, you should be.
Well, I have a bunch of copies of The War of Art, Turning Pro and The Authentic Swing to give away. If you want a copy then leave a review and rating on iTunes, take a screenshot, send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, and the name of the book you would like, and the community will select the best one who will receive the free book.
Onto today’s guest, Justice Schanfarber.
Justice is a couples counsellor and author specialising in sex and relationships. His articles, featured in The Huffington Post and Good Men Project, have been read by over 10 million people worldwide and translated into five languages. Justice's relationship book, The Re-Connection Handbook for Couples - Insights and practices for cultivating love, sex, and intimacy (even in difficult times), is available on his website, where you can also download a free sample chapter. Justice works with couples everywhere by telephone or Skype. Visit his website at http://www.JusticeSchanfarber.com
During our conversation, we talk about the importance of accepting our partner's contradictions, the manipulative practice of gaslighting, conflict management, the importance of self-expression, and the tyranny of orgasm.
Relationships and the way we exist within them is a critical cog in the alcohol machine, and I found this to be one of the most interesting and enlightening conversations in the history of the podcast.
Justice Schanfarber’s book The Re-Connection Handbook for Couples - Insights and practices for cultivating love, sex, and intimacy (even in difficult times) is fantastic, and EVERYONE should buy it.
Justice also has an eight-week intensive relationship course, and if you are struggling to find a connection with your partner, then I strongly suggest you check it out.
Both the course and the book can be found at http://www.JusticeSchanfarber.com
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