Building a Lasting Connection Part 2 ft. Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen

Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen, a psychologist of over 30 years, joins Grace Jensen to complete this two part series on building a lasting connection. She shares some of her experiences in sharing the principles of attachment theory and Emotionally Focused Therapy across vastly different cultures. (3:55) Dr. Jorgensen co-founded Building a Lasting Connection, the couples’ workshop described in Episode 12 with Dr. Debi Gilmore. Today Grace and Dr. Jorgensen cover the last three modules in the…

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#12 Building a Lasting Connection Part 1 ft. Dr. Debi Gilmore

The magnetic Dr. Debi Gilmore joins Grace Jensen for an episode packed with tools for building and maintaining bonds.  We first hear about how Dr. Gilmore’s passion for sharing the truth of attachment theory inspired her to create and teach a groundbreaking workshop called “Building a Lasting Connection”. It has been perfected over the last decade and targets couples in all stages. Participants learn interactively and bond intensely over the course of two days. Register…

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#11 How to Fall in Love. . . and Fall BACK in Love

World-renowned couples therapist Dr. Scott Woolley joins his daughter Grace Jensen to explain the science behind falling in and out of love. Simply put, love is fueled by emotional vulnerability being seen, accepted, and reciprocated. (6:10) Because emotional safety is essential to love, being able to repair emotional wounds is vital for a continued loving relationship. (13:18) Dr. Woolley and Grace discuss the process of digging deeper, pausing to gain perspective, and how emotional perspective…

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#8-Supporting a Spouse Through the Unexpected Death of a Parent

This episode is the second part to last week’s episode, a continuation of the discussion of what to do when a spouse loses and parent, and how to help your spouse.  In January of 2018, Jaimee’s dad suddenly got sick and passed away. As soon as Jaimee’s father passed away, she and her sisters were bombarded with decisions to make in regards to funeral homes, burial preferences, etc (14:53), leaving them with no time to…

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#5- Being Students and Newlyweds

Being newlyweds when you’re both in school can be challenging because most of us weren’t raised watching both of our parents manage the ebb and flow of being students and working at the same time. And sometimes we forget our spouse is just as busy as we are! Grace and Zach discuss their journey of figuring out how their household would function, how they both would pay for school (13:34), and finding the best balance…

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#4- Maximizing Each Phase of the Wife’s Monthly Cycle

Did you know that there are actually four distinct phases of a woman’s menstrual cycle each month? Here are tips and tricks to use each phase to the fullest in your relationship–in the way you communicate, what activities you choose to do together, and, of course, sex. Because as How I Met Your Mother reminds us, “A woman’s sexuality is a moving target.”  Resources: -The Woman Code by Alisa Vittihttps://www.amazon.com/WomanCode-Perfect-Amplify-Fertility-Supercharge/dp/006213079X -MyFlo apphttps://myflotracker.com/ -Fertility Friday podcasthttp://fertilityfriday.com/

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#2-Marriage After Sexual Abuse

With marriage comes physical intimacy, but when a spouse is dealing with the repercussions of sexual abuse, this can bring up triggers and difficulties. In this episode, Grace Jensen and Kelbie Sorensen (@kelbiebeesleysorensen) discuss past sexual abuse, how to find coping mechanisms, and how spouses can support each other in getting better. Kelbie shares her story of healing from the trauma of sexual abuse through a life changing retreat, therapy, and the practices of awareness…

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