Healthy intimacy is not a given. It takes practice, especially when we don’t feel like relating. In this episode, I break down how to align with your desire for connection even through your resistance.

00:55 Intimacy in all forms is a practice.

1:21 I’m not not talking about sex.

2:20 The “rest of the story” for me and my husband in this stressful season.

2:48 Where I got the idea for this episode

3:34 A client example of doing it when they didn’t feel like it

5:10 How to lean into connection when there’s resistance

6:35 “It’s a Nike thing”.

7:58 An important qualifier to the practice.

8:59 This week’s homework (I’ll be cheering you on!)

Podcast produced by Sal DeRosalia
Music composed and performed by Aimee Mia Kelley
Photo by Thao Le Hoang on Unsplash

Contact Information

Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”

Telephone: 1 (480) 993-5562

“Contact me to schedule an initial, complimentary consultation – called an Exploratory – to explore the fit for coaching together.”

Looking for tools you can immediately apply to improve your relationships? Tune into weekly installments of “Under 10: A Mini Intimacy Podcast with Dr. Jessica Tartaro“.