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Esther Perel, Faith Jenkins & Matthew Hussey

The 3 Critical Building Blocks of All Life-Long Relationships EP 1475

nourish a connection that will last forever!

In this relationship-focused episode of the School of Greatness, Esther Perel, renowned relationship expert, delves into the complexities of relationships, both in business and with intimate partners. Faith Jenkins joins the conversation, shedding light on how emotional maturity plays a pivotal role in successful relationships. Recognizing subtle red flags when finding a partner and understanding the biggest reasons marriages fail today are among the crucial topics discussed. Finally, Matthew Hussey, an expert in the dating world, shares his expertise on fostering healthy connections. He emphasizes the importance of “activation energy” and the strategic use of space in relationships.

Esther Perel will help you understand why relationships are hard for some people in business or with an intimate partner, the different ways to make a relationship work, and how to manage distressed relationships. It’s an incredible interview packed with valuable insights.

Faith Jenkins discusses how to not settle in your relationships, how to have emotional maturity in your relationships and why this is so key. She also identifies the subtle red flags that most people miss when finding a partner, the biggest reasons that marriages fail today, and the key things to look out for in a high-value partner.

Matthew Hussey is a speaker, New York Times Bestselling author, columnist for Cosmopolitan Magazine, and dating expert on ABC’s digital series What To Text Him Back. His corporate clients include Hugo Boss, The Perfume Shop, Virgin Gyms, Procter & Gamble, Bare Escentuals, U.S. legal giant Weil Gotshal & Manges, and global management consultants Accenture. 50,000+ men and women have attended his live events and he has reached over 10 million online.

“Are you looking for a love story or are you looking for a life story?” @EstherPerel  

And now let’s jump into episode 1475 of The School of Greatness!

“A lot of people want to be in a relationship where they’re always the flower and never the gardener.” @MatthewHussey  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • Can we choose to be in suffering or not? 
  • Can you learn to suffer less over time?
  • Why are relationships seemingly the most hard for people when they are what we need most?
  • How many relationships are thriving after decades of existing?
  • How many values do you need to have in common with your life partner?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About “activation energy” and why things like Tinder destroy it
  • Why space is important in all healthy relationships and how to use it strategically
  • The four stages of all relationships
  • The first step you can do to get out today and attract a healthy relationship
  • How to have emotional maturity in your relationships
  • Plus much more…

Show Notes:

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