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Relationships matter. Do you want to know the nitty gritty of what makes a relationship work? Get your answers to relationship questions. Learn how to keep respect alive & well, because lack of respect is why people get divorced.  Learn what builds trust & how to recover from infidelity, drama or codependency. Advice from psychotherapist Rhoda Sommer based on over 35 years of working with couples. www.therapyideas.net

What Healthy Couples Know That You Don't Rhoda Sommer on Relationships

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 107 Ratings

Relationships matter. Do you want to know the nitty gritty of what makes a relationship work? Get your answers to relationship questions. Learn how to keep respect alive & well, because lack of respect is why people get divorced.  Learn what builds trust & how to recover from infidelity, drama or codependency. Advice from psychotherapist Rhoda Sommer based on over 35 years of working with couples. www.therapyideas.net

    Trauma Affects Relationships

    Trauma Affects Relationships

    Trauma deeply challenges our sense of safety and security in the world, which often has an impact on relationships. It’s natural for those who have suffered trauma to feel that building close relationships is frightening because they don’t want to experience more hurt. Someone who is coping with trauma may feel disconnected from themselves as well as their partner.

    • 40 min
    Responding Instead of Reacting When Communicating

    Responding Instead of Reacting When Communicating

    Responding is harder to do because it is more complicated than just defensively reacting. Respecting your partner is all about responding & reacting is only all about you. This episode will help you think about how to  improve responding to your partner. 

    • 19 min
    Erectile Dysfunction & Male Sexual Avoidance

    Erectile Dysfunction & Male Sexual Avoidance

    Erectile Dysfunction impacts relationships & couples don’t know how to talk about it & don’t have enough information about it, so this episode is all about correcting this problem. The Cleveland Clinic reports 1 in 10 men will experience ED in their lifetime & only 25% of men with ED receive treatment.

    • 39 min
    Money Harmony In Relationships

    Money Harmony In Relationships

    Money & sex are the two things couples argue most about. Most couples don't want to talk about it because they fight. Budgets are like diets, they don't work. Learn here how to think about a spending plan. Instead of beating yourselves up for your past attempts at trying to talk about money, try acknowledging where each of you come from in terms of your family histories without judgment.   

    • 28 min
    Poison Messages From Your Brain That Damage Your Relationship

    Poison Messages From Your Brain That Damage Your Relationship

    Everybody buries themselves in piles of doubt & insecurities that clutter up our lives & our relationships. Some of us cover things up better than others, but no one escapes obsessing about their fears & doubts. Facing your anxieties & insecurities by decontaminating your brain is achievable. Listen & learn how to do it!

    • 32 min
    Relationship Wisdom

    Relationship Wisdom

    Relationships thrive when the 4 pillars of successful relationships are nurtured. The 4 pillars are Honesty, Respect, Generosity & Negotiating. Relationships are one of the most important parts of life & there are no classes in high school to help you learn how. Make no mistake about it, relationships are a lot of work because everybody is wired differently.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
107 Ratings

107 Ratings

xnfmly ,

Real information for healthy relationships

The topics covered are vital to healthy relationships with self and others. This is a podcast for people who are committed to personal development and who want to show up better in their relationships.

klor123 ,

Content is good

The content is really good, and I like that the episodes are straight to the point and don’t run too long. Unfortunately, I personally find her voice irritating which kind of affects my listening experience, but that’s just me.

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Rhoda, host of the What Healthy Couples Know That You Don't podcast, highlight all aspects of relationships, wellness and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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