You take the kids to soccer, I’ll do the laundry. We all have roles in our relationships, however, we don’t often talk about them in the most productive way. Listen to today’s show to learn about relationship roles, and how to find a balance that works for you and your partner.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Understanding where our ideas of realtionship roles come from
  • What to do if you feel there’s an unfair balance of roles in your relationship
  • How to communicate about what you’d like your relationship roles to be
  • The importance of checking in with your partner regarding relationship roles
  • Gender roles and cultural influences on relationships
  • And much more!

Dr. Ilene S. Cohen, is a psychotherapist, professor, blogger and author of the popular self-help books “When It’s Never About You” and “Its Within You.” Her work regularly appears in top psychology publications like Psychology Today.

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Episode Links

 Dr. Ilene’s Website

Book: When It’s Never About You

Book: Its Within You

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