Rekindling Relationships
Sexual Disinterest. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Disinterest. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021
Another issue with intimacy is sexual disinterest and in this episode Bec and Vern talk about how this can impact our relationships. How does parenting, work and busy lifestyles influence our sexual desires and what can we do about it? How do we deal with the pressures in our lives to reconnect with each other? How do we prioritise our relationship so that we can enjoy sex more? 
 

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Sexual Disappointment. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Disappointment. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021
Bec and Vern discuss issues of intimacy around sexual disappointment. This can look like routine or one sided sex or even disconnected sex. How do couples deal with a mismatch in their sexual drives? How do we deal with issues around performance? We discuss how drugs, alcohol and stress can affect our libidos and what sort of conversations we need to have to move forward together. 
 

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Sexual Disapproval. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Disapproval. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021
In the 3rd of our episodes relating to issues of intimacy, Bec and Vern explore sexual disapproval. This disapproval can come from dissatisfaction and disconnection, which can then lead to distrust and shame. How common is it and what can we do about it in our relationships? How does the feeling of expectation attached to sex create issues around this? Why do we need to communicate more about where we are at to counter this? 

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Sexual Disconnection. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Disconnection. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021
Continuing on with 7 issues of Intimacy, Bec and Vern discuss Sexual Disconnection and how this impacts our relationships. Withdrawing, lack of sex and romance, avoidance and rejection are all issues to do with disconnection. What creates this disconnection and how can we take responsibility to fix this and grow our relationship? 
 

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Sexual Dissatisfaction. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Dissatisfaction. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021
In this series based on 7 Issues of Intimacy, Bec and Vern begin by exploring Sexual Dissatisfaction. We talk about what it is and how we can deal with it. Do you feel like there is something missing or doesn’t feel right in your relationship? Do you feel like you are not getting your needs met? How can we feel more sexually satisfied with our partner and in our relationship? 
 

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Stage 7 - Completion. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 7 - Completion. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
Bec and Vern complete the 7 stages of a Relationship with the final one Stage 7, Completion. This is the stage of mature intimacy and deep connection for couples who have successfully navigated the last 6 stages. This is when we have plenty of time for each other and know each other well. How do we set ourselves up for enjoying our golden age together in the future? How do we make love last? 
 

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Stage 6 - Crisis. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 6 - Crisis. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
Bec and Vern explore Stage 6 in the 7 stages of a Relationship, Crisis. This can be a mid-life crisis where we feel unfulfilled or bored, nostalgic or even impulsive. Crisis could also relate to a major health problem, loss of family or career, financial issues or other major life-shaking event. If we have navigated the other Stages of a relationship well, then we will have better support at this stage to manage these issues. How do we ensure that we properly sustain our relationship to manage crisis? 
 

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Stage 5 - Cooperation. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 5 - Cooperation. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
In Stage 5 of the 7 stages of a Relationship, Bec and Vern chat about Cooperation. Couples begin to work together building a life, establishing a family, creating projects and future plans. In this stage, couples can begin take each other for granted and feel disconnected. How do we ensure that we prioritise our relationship so that we don’t lose sight of why we got together in the first place. 
 

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Stage 4 - Commitment. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 4 - Commitment. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
Bec and Vern discuss Stage 4, Commitment, in the 7 stages of a Relationship.  This stage is where we have a new understanding of our partner. Trust is built and both partners create a solid and safe foundation together. How do we create this deeper commitment with each other? 
 

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Stage 3 - Conflict. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 3 - Conflict. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
In Stage 3, Bec and Vern explore Conflict, one of the trickiest of the 7 stages of a Relationship. Power struggles, differences of opinion, self interest and frustration can sabotage a relationship. How do we effectively navigate disagreements? How is dealing with conflict one of the most important skills that we can learn in our relationship? 
 
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