How to Create More Connection Through Conflict

connection through conflict

My podcast guests, CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke spoke about how to create more connection through conflict. Check out highlights and tune in!

If you’re like most people, you avoid confrontation at all costs. What if there was a new way to frame conflict – as something to be welcomed, not avoided? And what if you could learn to use conflict to improve all your relationships? In this episode, you’ll learn how to create more connection through conflict.

CrisMarie Campbell, an Olympic rower, Boeing flight test engineer has her MBA, and Susan Clarke, a former marriage therapist and Equus coach. They are the authors of The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage and their forthcoming book The Beauty of Conflict for Couples. As partners in work and life for over two decades, they’ve adapted their proven step-by-step process honed working with Fortune 100 Companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, AT&T and San Francisco Giants to help long-term couples use conflict as a catalyst to greater intimacy, passion, and fulfillment.

Check out highlights below for EP 373: How to Create More Connection Through Conflict. 

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How to Get a Man to Ask You Out (in Real Life)

Get a Man to Ask You Out

Tired of online dating? Try offline dating. My podcast guest, Camille Virginia, shows you how to get a man to ask you out…in real life!

My podcast guest, Camille Virginia, is the Founder of Master Offline Dating and author of The Offline Dating Method. She helps single women who are burned out with online dating gain the power to attract great men in the real world. Camille spent years pushing past her introverted nature to master the art of creating meaningful connections. In the process, she was asked out by hundreds of men in everyday places. She’s helped women across six continents unlock their attraction powers to create their own happily-ever-after without going online.

Check out highlights of EP 371: OFFLINE Dating With Camille Virginia – How to Get a Man to Ask You Out.

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Empathy Is Your Superpower In Dating and Relationships

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My podcast guest, ‘Figs’ O’Sullivan, believes empathy is your superpower. Learn two questions every couple asks. You don’t want to miss this episode!

As heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, my podcast guest, Fiachra Figs O’Sullivan, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, certified in EFT for couples. He’s the creator of the Empathi method and the certification process for Empathi coaches. His life’s mission is to help couples feel more connected.

Check out highlights below for EP 369: Figs O’Sullivan – Empathy is Your Superpower in Dating and Relationships.

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How to Be Funnier on Dates (Even if You’re Not Funny)

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In dating, it helps to have a good sense of humor. Siyan Li shares what makes people funnier on dates in this episode of Last First Date Radio.

My podcast guest, Siyan Li, is a passionate humor investigator. She has analyzed 600+ talk show videos (yes, she admits to having mild OCD tendencies) to uncover exact lines, formulas and actionable strategies for anyone to be funny and witty, fast. Her work has been featured on Science of People, Humor That Works and Medium publications, gathering more than 100K views.

Check out the show notes and listen to/download EP 368: How to Be Funnier on Dates (Even if You’re Not Funny) below.

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When and How to Set Boundaries in Dating

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Do you know how and when to set boundaries in dating? In this video, you’ll learn why boundaries are so important…even before the first date!

A woman in my Facebook group posted to the group about having a picnic date for a first meet/date with someone she met online. She was concerned about the food being ‘spiked’ with a date rape drug. Here’s what she said:

1st date Picnic Question:

I feel a bit uncomfortable having a 1st date/meeting picnic after learning of a good friend’s drink (she is 53) was spiked at a busy club (in New Orleans) and her subsequent abduction and rape.

I went on a picnic date a month ago and only ate/drank what was sealed and opened in front of me. The guy seemed miffed that I skipped all the other things he brought. We did not go on a 2nd date for other reasons.

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Partner

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If you’re like most people, you shy away from having difficult conversations with your partner. In this video, learn my 4-step method for speaking up!

Do you shy away from having difficult conversations in dating and relationships? If having a root canal sounds like a more pleasant alternative than speaking up about sex, money, or any other challenging topic, today’s video is for you!

Here’s the thing…most people have never been taught HOW to have a difficult conversation. That’s why it’s so scary.

Well, that changes today!

Because if you’re going to have a difficult conversation, you need to prepare. Preparation helps you feel confident and empowered. And, if you’ve prepared well, the conversation will be less stressful, and you’ll be far less afraid to speak up the next time.

I share a few tips on how to prepare for the conversation, and then you’ll hear my highly effective 4-step method for having difficult conversations when you’re dating or in a relationship.

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