166: Staying Connected When Life Gets Busy

Life is busy. Work, kids, Netflix, your phone. There are more things than ever pulling us away from our partners. Maintaining connection is a key component of a happy and healthy relationship. Use the actionable tips from today’s episode to stay connected and nurture your relationship. Today’s episode includes:

  • Understanding the importance of greeting your partner when you leave or enter the house and how to do it
  • Creating and implementing a going to bed ritual
  • How to avoid letting technology negatively affect your relationship
  • Fun games to play to engage with your partner and keep things new and exciting
  • The importance of asking your partner on a date and how to do it right
  • And much more!

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Dr. Jennifer Lagrotte, DMFT, LMHC, LMFT, a therapist in practice in Parkland, FL, specializes in working with couples. She is an expert on showing couples how to stop fighting and start communicating. Her passion is couples, and she has dedicated her work to exclusively working with couples. Her speciality is affair recovery and uses the Atone/Attune/Attach Method, learned from in-person training with Julie and John Gottman.

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