“Swoon” Show Notes: Episode #138: Listener Question: Vibing With Someone New

Jeff Guenther, LPC on Nov 07, 2021 in Swoon

This week we answer a listener question about how and when to try taking things slow in relationships. Join Julie, Jeff and Gina to think through the things you need to think about when you're excited about someone new.

This episode covers:

  • What is the difference between leaning in and diving in?
  • What to do when you feel like you can't control yourself?
  • Is it okay to be together every day?

Memorable Quotes

"No one has ever made a wise decision from a place of 'I can't stop myself.'"

"Realizing you are making a choice gives you more power and control."

"Can you create a different relationship with your experience of missing them?"

"Lean into the thrill of spending time apart."

      Resources from the Podcast

      Swoon Podcast: Stages of Relationships

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      Love More Fight Less, Communication Workbook for All Couples, Gina Senarighi

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      Love More Fight Less: A Relationship Workbook, Gina Senarighi

      Your Swoon hosts

      Gina Senarighi, MS, MA, CPC is a sexuality counselor and communication consultant specializing in healthy boundaries, passionate relationships, jealousy, and infidelity. She supports non-traditional couples all over the world as a retreat leader and certified relationship coach.
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      Julie Jeske, LPC is a sex and relationship counselor. She has a private practice where she helps clients increase intimacy, ignite passion and deepen their connection to themselves and others. Julie especially loves to help women discover who they are sexually. Through counseling, online classes, or in-person retreats; her clients learn how to talk about their sexual and relationship desires, and explore ways to make them a reality.
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      Jeff Guenther is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Ashville, NC.

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