Why Relationships Fail and a New Model for Thriving Partnerships – HPP 01
With the challenges faced in modern relationships, it makes sense why so many of them end with a sense of incompletion and failure. As therapists, there have been a lot of tools and models developed to deal with this dilemma, but partnerships rarely achieve optimal states of health, attachment, and intimacy.
Jayson Gaddis, relationship expert and student, and founder of the relationship school, is here to talk to us about how to do relationships in a truly meaningful and healthy way. He’s going to discuss a new model and open a doorway for you on why so many people struggle in their partnerships and how to break out of the cycle.
A new perspective on why modern relationships are so hard [3:53]
Different types of relational stress and readiness for change [7:29]
You know you’re in a healthy relationship when you feel this way [9:01]
A new paradigm for doing conflict [10:54]
A personal example of agreements that sustains a marriage [13:52]
How to make it work if one partner is more motivated to change than the other [17:56]
What’s the biology of the honeymoon phase and when does it become a problem for relationship [27:51]
The importance of the different kinds of regulatory processes in the nervous system [37:36]
An important reminder for therapists working with couples [45:45]