“Swoon” Show Notes: Episode #99 – Valentines Day

Jeff Guenther, LPC on Feb 07, 2021 in Swoon

This year Valentines Day looks a little different. Join Julie and Gina to talk about how you can make a meaningful Valentine's Day celebration with your sweetheart- or on your own- even in the middle of a pandemic.

This episode covers:

  • Why Valentines Day 2021 is unique
  • How to make Valentines Day meaningful in a pandemic world
  • How to have a great Valentines Day as a single person
  • Why Valentines Day is a challenge for so many couples

                  Memorable quotes

                  “Valentines Day is all about being creative, and the way we've been living for a year is all about being creative. We're a little creatived-out.”

                  "It's critical you know what Valentines Day means to your sweetheart even if you're not into the holiday so you can plan proactively."

                  Resources from the Podcast

                  Love More, Fight Less: Communication Skills Every Couple Needs: A Relationship Workbook for Couples by Gina Senarighi (Specifically Section 4 and 6)

                  Action Steps

                  Get Gina's book or hire a therapist or a coach

                  Get support

                  Sparkle: A Relationship Refresh for 2021

                  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.
                  Connect with Julie

                  Jeff Guenther is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Ashville, NC.

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