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Relationship Alive!

Neil Sattin

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Relationship Alive!

Relationship Alive!

Neil Sattin

66
Followers
390
Plays
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Neil Sattin interviews John Gottman, Sue Johnson, Harville Hendrix, Peter Levine, Stan Tatkin, Dick Schwartz, Katherine Woodward Thomas, Diana Richardson, Terry Real, Wendy Maltz - and many others - in his quest to dig deep into all the factors that keep a Relationship Alive and Thriving! Each week Neil brings you an in-depth interview with a relationship expert. Neil is an author and relationship coach who is enthusiastic and passionate about relationships and the nuts and bolts of what makes them last. You can find out more about Neil Sattin and the Relationship Alive podcast at http://www.neilsattin.com

Latest Episodes

What Makes a Marriage Last - with Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

ELet’s put the theory aside for a minute. When it comes to having a successful, long-lasting relationship, what has actually worked for couples whose relationships have stood the test of time? In order to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue interviewed 40 famous couples in successful relationships, to discover the actual rubber-meets-the-road strategies that they use to navigate life’s challenges. The result is their bestselling book What Makes a Marriage Last.

41 MIN1 w ago
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What Makes a Marriage Last - with Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

Solving the Acceptance Paradox - with Neil Sattin

EWhat if accepting your partner traps you in a relationship that isn’t healthy? What’s the balance between accepting your relationship as it is - and wanting to shift things without trying to turn your partner into someone different than who they are? If you value growth, and compassion...you can actually find yourself stuck in a bad relationship because of it! In today’s episode, we’re going to try to solve the “acceptance paradox” so that you can stay aligned with your values and still make a c

35 MIN3 w ago
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Solving the Acceptance Paradox - with Neil Sattin

How to Make Better Decisions in Your Relationships (and Avoid Common Pitfalls) - with Logan Ury

EThe quality of your life is directly related to the quality of the decisions that you make. So, when it comes to love - is there a way to make better choices to improve your chances of a long-lasting, thriving connection? Today’s guest, Logan Ury, is a behavioral scientist and author of the forthcoming book “How to Not Die Alone.” Logan has done in-depth research into why we make the choices we make when it comes to love - and how to steer yourself towards what you value and desire most.

76 MINJUL 18
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How to Make Better Decisions in Your Relationships (and Avoid Common Pitfalls) - with Logan Ury

How to Win Any Argument

EIn today's world, it's challenging to avoid conflicts - whether with our intimate partners, or simply with people at the grocery store or on social media. How do you take control of any fight so that you can create the best outcome? How do you resolve conflicts in a way that helps bring you closer to others, instead of widening the divide between you? In this week's episode we'll cover some important ways for you to steer arguments towards a place where you can "win" without suffering the costs of victory.

35 MINJUL 12
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How to Win Any Argument

Sexting for Fun and Connection

ESexting - what is it? How do you do it? Why would you want to do it? And...most importantly...how do you ensure it goes well - and how do you keep it from going horribly wrong? Whether you have been with your partner for a long time - or are just getting to know someone - sexting can be a fun way to connect and expand the range of your intimacy with another person. There's a lot of serious stuff going on in the world right now, so I thought we'd take a moment on the show to dive into something playful.

66 MINJUN 30
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Sexting for Fun and Connection

Facing Overwhelm - Session with David Burns and Neil Sattin

EIf you’ve got big feelings going on - overwhelm, anxiety, depression, sadness, anger - how can you discover the valuable messages they contain, and then transform them rapidly into feeling good - or even great? In today’s episode, you’ll get to listen in as David Burns helps me bust through feelings of overwhelm - teaching me powerful techniques to dissolve negative thoughts. David Burns is the author of the classic bestseller Feeling Good, and the soon-to-be-released, Feeling Great.

144 MINJUN 20
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Facing Overwhelm - Session with David Burns and Neil Sattin

Racism, Racial Equity, and Relationships - with Neil Sattin

EHow do we confront our blind spots and tackle the ways that racism and privilege affect our relationships, our lives, our society? And...our podcasts? This week's episode is not meant to be a complete answer to those questions - just a beginning to the conversation. So today you'll hear more about the "hidden agenda" of Relationship Alive - and how racism has impacted my journey - and the evolution of the podcast. Yes, let's all be part of the solution. I can - and will - do better. #blacklivesmatter

42 MINJUN 6
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Racism, Racial Equity, and Relationships - with Neil Sattin

Feeling Good: What Matters and What Doesn't - with David Burns

EWhat shifts anxiety, depression, overwhelm, or simply feeling “down” - into feeling good, or even great? What are the hidden obstacles that get in the way? With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. David Burns, author of Feeling Good, returns to reveal how his “TEAM” approach can help you feel good - no matter what’s happening in your world. With examples from how he’s treated severe depression, anxiety, and PTSD - you’ll learn how to eradicate negative thoughts - and any resistance getting i

69 MINMAY 30
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Feeling Good: What Matters and What Doesn't - with David Burns

Overcoming Shame and Getting Real about Relationships

EOne of the biggest blocks to lasting intimacy is shame. Shame keeps us from being honest with ourselves, and our partners. And from truly owning what's real for us - what we actually want. In today's episode we're going to cover some of the many ways that shame gets in the way - and we'll also take a stand for what's possible when we allow ourselves to get real about our lives. Let's shine a light on the shadow - and free up all kinds of energy to get closer to what we truly desire.

46 MINMAY 16
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Overcoming Shame and Getting Real about Relationships

What Romance Novels Teach Us about Real-Life Love and Desire - with Mara Wells

ELife doesn’t always lead to Happily Ever After (or Happily For Now) - like a romance novel. However, romance novels tap into something deep in our heart and psyche - keeping us turning the pages to see just how it’s all going to unfold. You can use the lessons from fiction to craft your own personal love adventure. This week we’re talking to Mara Wells, author of Cold Nose, Warm Heart, about the craft of romance writing, to learn what fuels our real-life desires. Avoid mistakes and keep the passion fl

65 MINAPR 25
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What Romance Novels Teach Us about Real-Life Love and Desire - with Mara Wells

Latest Episodes

What Makes a Marriage Last - with Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

ELet’s put the theory aside for a minute. When it comes to having a successful, long-lasting relationship, what has actually worked for couples whose relationships have stood the test of time? In order to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue interviewed 40 famous couples in successful relationships, to discover the actual rubber-meets-the-road strategies that they use to navigate life’s challenges. The result is their bestselling book What Makes a Marriage Last.

41 MIN1 w ago
Comments
What Makes a Marriage Last - with Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

Solving the Acceptance Paradox - with Neil Sattin

EWhat if accepting your partner traps you in a relationship that isn’t healthy? What’s the balance between accepting your relationship as it is - and wanting to shift things without trying to turn your partner into someone different than who they are? If you value growth, and compassion...you can actually find yourself stuck in a bad relationship because of it! In today’s episode, we’re going to try to solve the “acceptance paradox” so that you can stay aligned with your values and still make a c

35 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Solving the Acceptance Paradox - with Neil Sattin

How to Make Better Decisions in Your Relationships (and Avoid Common Pitfalls) - with Logan Ury

EThe quality of your life is directly related to the quality of the decisions that you make. So, when it comes to love - is there a way to make better choices to improve your chances of a long-lasting, thriving connection? Today’s guest, Logan Ury, is a behavioral scientist and author of the forthcoming book “How to Not Die Alone.” Logan has done in-depth research into why we make the choices we make when it comes to love - and how to steer yourself towards what you value and desire most.

76 MINJUL 18
Comments
How to Make Better Decisions in Your Relationships (and Avoid Common Pitfalls) - with Logan Ury

How to Win Any Argument

EIn today's world, it's challenging to avoid conflicts - whether with our intimate partners, or simply with people at the grocery store or on social media. How do you take control of any fight so that you can create the best outcome? How do you resolve conflicts in a way that helps bring you closer to others, instead of widening the divide between you? In this week's episode we'll cover some important ways for you to steer arguments towards a place where you can "win" without suffering the costs of victory.

35 MINJUL 12
Comments
How to Win Any Argument

Sexting for Fun and Connection

ESexting - what is it? How do you do it? Why would you want to do it? And...most importantly...how do you ensure it goes well - and how do you keep it from going horribly wrong? Whether you have been with your partner for a long time - or are just getting to know someone - sexting can be a fun way to connect and expand the range of your intimacy with another person. There's a lot of serious stuff going on in the world right now, so I thought we'd take a moment on the show to dive into something playful.

66 MINJUN 30
Comments
Sexting for Fun and Connection

Facing Overwhelm - Session with David Burns and Neil Sattin

EIf you’ve got big feelings going on - overwhelm, anxiety, depression, sadness, anger - how can you discover the valuable messages they contain, and then transform them rapidly into feeling good - or even great? In today’s episode, you’ll get to listen in as David Burns helps me bust through feelings of overwhelm - teaching me powerful techniques to dissolve negative thoughts. David Burns is the author of the classic bestseller Feeling Good, and the soon-to-be-released, Feeling Great.

144 MINJUN 20
Comments
Facing Overwhelm - Session with David Burns and Neil Sattin

Racism, Racial Equity, and Relationships - with Neil Sattin

EHow do we confront our blind spots and tackle the ways that racism and privilege affect our relationships, our lives, our society? And...our podcasts? This week's episode is not meant to be a complete answer to those questions - just a beginning to the conversation. So today you'll hear more about the "hidden agenda" of Relationship Alive - and how racism has impacted my journey - and the evolution of the podcast. Yes, let's all be part of the solution. I can - and will - do better. #blacklivesmatter

42 MINJUN 6
Comments
Racism, Racial Equity, and Relationships - with Neil Sattin

Feeling Good: What Matters and What Doesn't - with David Burns

EWhat shifts anxiety, depression, overwhelm, or simply feeling “down” - into feeling good, or even great? What are the hidden obstacles that get in the way? With more than 40 years of experience, Dr. David Burns, author of Feeling Good, returns to reveal how his “TEAM” approach can help you feel good - no matter what’s happening in your world. With examples from how he’s treated severe depression, anxiety, and PTSD - you’ll learn how to eradicate negative thoughts - and any resistance getting i

69 MINMAY 30
Comments
Feeling Good: What Matters and What Doesn't - with David Burns

Overcoming Shame and Getting Real about Relationships

EOne of the biggest blocks to lasting intimacy is shame. Shame keeps us from being honest with ourselves, and our partners. And from truly owning what's real for us - what we actually want. In today's episode we're going to cover some of the many ways that shame gets in the way - and we'll also take a stand for what's possible when we allow ourselves to get real about our lives. Let's shine a light on the shadow - and free up all kinds of energy to get closer to what we truly desire.

46 MINMAY 16
Comments
Overcoming Shame and Getting Real about Relationships

What Romance Novels Teach Us about Real-Life Love and Desire - with Mara Wells

ELife doesn’t always lead to Happily Ever After (or Happily For Now) - like a romance novel. However, romance novels tap into something deep in our heart and psyche - keeping us turning the pages to see just how it’s all going to unfold. You can use the lessons from fiction to craft your own personal love adventure. This week we’re talking to Mara Wells, author of Cold Nose, Warm Heart, about the craft of romance writing, to learn what fuels our real-life desires. Avoid mistakes and keep the passion fl

65 MINAPR 25
Comments
What Romance Novels Teach Us about Real-Life Love and Desire - with Mara Wells

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