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More Impact | Stronger Relationships | Better Sex



Your pragmatic guide to relationships, sex, and purpose in the 21st century



Featuring Rob Kandell as your host/coach/best-friend-you-never-knew-you-had, Tuff Love is a grab-bag of rants, listener Q&A’s, and captivating interviews with experts on everything from money-management to intimate touching.

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More Impact | Stronger Relationships | Better Sex



Your pragmatic guide to relationships, sex, and purpose in the 21st century



Featuring Rob Kandell as your host/coach/best-friend-you-never-knew-you-had, Tuff Love is a grab-bag of rants, listener Q&A’s, and captivating interviews with experts on everything from money-management to intimate touching.

    225: Rob Rant: It’s the End of the Year

    225: Rob Rant: It’s the End of the Year

    In this week's episode, Rob rants about the transition from 2019 to 2020, the past decade, and how his life has changed. Rob explores the decisions he’s made in his career and relationships, the roles different people have played in shaping him, significant experiences from the past decade, and his outlook for the years ahead.



    3:40 - Looking back

    6:08 - Turning 50 and enjoying life

    8:58 - The previous change of the decade

    11:11 - The past decade and the best decision Rob ever made

    13:22 - Reflecting on 2019

    14:44 - Medicine journeys

    17:06 - His business roles expanding

    18:56 - HIs relationships

    22:02 - His relationship with himself



    Don't forget to grab your copy of the Amazon bestseller unHidden: A Book For Men and Those Confused by Them. It's your easy-to-understand at-home guide to Robert’s living unHidden Framework. Get your copy today by visiting www.robertkandell.com/order



    OR, grab your free audio section of the book if you want to take it for a spin before you buy. And we promise this is NOT like movie trailers where they grab all the best pieces. Unhidden is pure relationship gold https://robertkandell.com/freeaudio



    Get More of Robert at:

    www.RobertKandell.com

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    www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4BLzufNXxgKGUsLVDTnlQ



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    • 25 min
    224: How to Deal with Getting Hooked with Jade Connelly-Duggan

    224: How to Deal with Getting Hooked with Jade Connelly-Duggan

    Jade Duggan is transforming workplaces and the world. Having grown up in a family of wellness and organizational development pioneers, Jade has continued her parents’ legacy through working in transformative leadership, social change, and alternative medicine.



    Her previous work includes helping the NSA communicate more effectively with the CIA and saving Pepsi’s culture-merge when purchasing Gatorade, all while maintaining a private acupuncture practice, training other healthcare providers, and providing more than 25,000 acupuncture treatments per year (in one of the most underemployed neighborhoods in the U.S.).



    2:55 - Transitioning from acupuncture to corporate consulting

    4:01 - Philosophies of acupuncture

    4:46 - An individual’s needs, versus the organization’s

    6:58 - The impact of an owners’ outlook on their business

    7:56 - Getting “hooked”

    9:29 - Reality TV and fear

    15:03 - How technology changes humans

    17:01 - The co-creation of being “hooked”

    21:07 - Our stories when hooked

    27:43 - Practically approaching getting hooked in relationships

    30:01 - Being conscious of our responses

    36:12 - Releasing emotions

    39:44 - Being curious rather than defensive



    Find Jade at:

    HumanWellness.life



    Don't forget to grab your copy of the Amazon bestseller unHidden: A Book For Men and Those Confused by Them. It's your easy-to-understand at-home guide to Robert’s living unHidden Framework. Get your copy today by visiting www.robertkandell.com/order



    OR, grab your free audio section of the book if you want to take it for a spin before you buy. And we promise this is NOT like movie trailers where they grab all the best pieces. Unhidden is pure relationship gold https://robertkandell.com/freeaudio



    Get More of Robert at:

    www.RobertKandell.com

    As well as:

    www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4BLzufNXxgKGUsLVDTnlQ



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    • 45 min
    223: Being a Mentally Tough Man with Dominick and Bryan

    223: Being a Mentally Tough Man with Dominick and Bryan

    Dominick Quartuccio and Bryan Stacy are two men generating worthy inquiry and meaningful introspection into the forces that shape a man's sexuality, behavior and intimate relationships. Through their podcast, The Great Man Within (formerly The Man Amongst Men), running regular retreats, and their monthly live event The Discerning Dick, they are creating forums for men to discuss what it means to be a man today, and giving them the tools to become the Great Men that they all have the potential to be.



    3:09 - Men’s behavior with women

    8:10 - Power dynamics and behavior

    13:46 - The “Hitch” model of consent

    16:12 - Practices for mental toughness:

    16:42 - Breathwork and the 60-second breath challenge

    21:18 - The difference having support makes

    24:58 - 100 press up challenge

    27:06 - Cold showers

    31:49 - Long-form meditation

    35:56 - Temporary absence periods

    42:31 - 30-day no dessert challenge



    Find Dominick and Bryan at:

    www.DoInnerWork.com

    And their resources:

    www.DoInnerWork.com/Resources



    Don't forget to grab your copy of the Amazon bestseller unHidden: A Book For Men and Those Confused by Them. It's your easy-to-understand at-home guide to Robert’s living unHidden Framework. Get your copy today by visiting www.robertkandell.com/order



    OR, grab your free audio section of the book if you want to take it for a spin before you buy. And we promise this is NOT like movie trailers where they grab all the best pieces. Unhidden is pure relationship gold https://robertkandell.com/freeaudio



    Get More of Robert at:

    www.RobertKandell.com

    As well as:

    www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4BLzufNXxgKGUsLVDTnlQ



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    • 47 min
    222: The Mandatory Necessity of Men’s Groups with Jason Lange

    222: The Mandatory Necessity of Men’s Groups with Jason Lange

    Jason is a men’s embodiment coach, group facilitator, and evolutionary guide. He helps men drop in and wake up to deeper clarity in their life’s purpose and relationships. He believes every man should be in a men’s group for the growth and support opportunities they provide.



    He is also the co-founder of the non-profit Authentic Los Angeles which teaches Authentic Relating tools that make the art of deep connection and community easy. Twice a month he hosts drop-in men’s groups in Los Angeles, and hosts deep dive Shadow Breakthrough Weekend’s for men ready to make massive shifts in their lives.



    3:05 - Jason’s journey

    7:00 - Being a misfit in school

    10:03 - Authentic relating and Authentic Los Angeles

    15:38 - Why men need to join men’s groups

    22:00 - Having people to talk to other than your romantic partner

    24:48 - The Shadow Breakthrough Weekend for Men

    26:49 - The impact of not feeling emotions

    30:10 - Groups that are just for men, versus those for men and women

    33:42 - Competition between men



    Find Jason at:

    www.AuthenticLosAngeles.com

    His men’s work at:

    www.Evolutionary.men

    His next deep-dive weekend for men is on 18 and 19 January 2020, with details available at:

    www.Evolutionary.men/shadow-breakthrough-weekend-for-men



    Don't forget to grab your copy of the Amazon bestseller unHidden: A Book For Men and Those Confused by Them. It's your easy-to-understand at-home guide to Robert’s living unHidden Framework. Get your copy today by visiting www.robertkandell.com/order



    OR, grab your free audio section of the book if you want to take it for a spin before you buy. And we promise this is NOT like movie trailers where they grab all the best pieces. Unhidden is pure relationship gold https://robertkandell.com/freeaudio



    Get More of Robert at:

    www.RobertKandell.com

    As well as:

    www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4BLzufNXxgKGUsLVDTnlQ



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    • 39 min
    221: Changing Your Mindset with Marla Mattenson

    221: Changing Your Mindset with Marla Mattenson

    Marla Mattenson is an established Intimacy Expert, who works with entrepreneur couples to redefine their romantic relationship, as well as their business. With a background in mathematics and neuroscience, Marla uses pattern recognition to reveal the negative habitual responses couples experience and guides them in shifting so that new, healthier mindsets can be reached, allowing for desired outcomes to be achieved.



    3:00 - Competition in the relationship work industry

    5:45 - Defining mindset

    9:29 - Judgements in relationship

    13:46 - Consciously choosing how to react to an upset partner

    17:52 - Making the conscious decision to pivot towards one-another

    24:23 - Diving into uncomfortable emotions

    27:34 - Collaboration and antagonism in relationship

    31:21 - Freedom, evolution, and the power of “Yes, and…” in relationships

    34:19 - Disagreement and interpreting “No”

    38:45 - Consciously choosing behaviors to achieve desired outcomes

    44:16 - Business and romance in relationships



    Find Marla at:

    www.MarlaMattenson.com

    Instagram:

    @theintimacyexperts

    Email:

    marla@MarlaMattenson.com



    Don't forget to grab your copy of the Amazon bestseller unHidden: A Book For Men and Those Confused by Them. It's your easy-to-understand at-home guide to Robert’s living unHidden Framework. Get your copy today by visiting www.robertkandell.com/order



    OR, grab your free audio section of the book if you want to take it for a spin before you buy. And we promise this is NOT like movie trailers where they grab all the best pieces. Unhidden is pure relationship gold https://robertkandell.com/freeaudio



    Get More of Robert at:

    www.RobertKandell.com

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    www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4BLzufNXxgKGUsLVDTnlQ



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    • 51 min
    220: The Masculine in Relationship with G.S. Youngblood

    220: The Masculine in Relationship with G.S. Youngblood

    G.S. Youngblood is a coach for men in relationships, who aims to teach men how to see themselves more clearly, and bring a greater sense of leadership to men in order to create “more ease, play, sexuality, respect, and attraction”. The nature of his work is laid out in his recently-published book “The Masculine in Relationship: A Blueprint for Inspiring the Trust, Lust, and Devotion of a Strong Woman”, with a foreword by Dr Robert Glover, author of “No More Mr. Nice Guy”.



    2:21 - His divorce as the start of his journey

    5:07 - Taking responsibility

    10:02 - Seeking help

    12:46 - The Masculine Blueprint

    13:52 - The first element of the Masculine Blueprint: Respond versus React

    16:08 - The second element of the Masculine Blueprint: Provide Structure

    17:56 - The third element of the Masculine Blueprint: Create Safety

    19:01 - Advice for men with female partners in their masculine

    21:58 - Pragmatic steps to stop reacting form anger

    26:04 - The importance of male companionship

    28:11 - The man his book is intended for



    Find G.S. Youngblood at:

    www.GSYoungblood.com



    Don't forget to grab your copy of the Amazon bestseller unHidden: A Book For Men and Those Confused by Them. It's your easy-to-understand at-home guide to Robert’s living unHidden Framework. Get your copy today by visiting www.robertkandell.com/order



    OR, grab your free audio section of the book if you want to take it for a spin before you buy. And we promise this is NOT like movie trailers where they grab all the best pieces. Unhidden is pure relationship gold https://robertkandell.com/freeaudio



    Get More of Robert at:

    www.RobertKandell.com

    As well as:

    www.youtube.com/channel/UCA4BLzufNXxgKGUsLVDTnlQ



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    • 31 min

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