The Love Doctor is IN Episode 129: The 4 Steps to Real Love with Lemarc Thomas

Do you want to find real love, that is safe, secure, healthy and sustainable? From which, there is a stable foundation for adventure, excitement, exploration, pain, growth and a shared future combining individual dreams and desires. Dr. Terri talks to Lemarc Thomas, a relationship expert, consultant, speaker and founder/CEO of an international matchmaking agency in Stockholm, Sweden. After almost a decade in the matchmaking industry, Lemarc shares his 4-step approach on how to meet and find real love.

On today’s episode:

2:30 – Lemarcs love journey and how he became a relationship expert

8:00 – “Real love” and the 4 steps to find it

12:35 – Healing from your past

18:25 – How to become mindful

20:50 – The importance of compatable values

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 128: What is Real Intimacy? With David Essel

What is real intimacy? When most people hear the word intimacy, their mind immediately goes to physical touch, sex and more. But is that definition accurate in the world of love, relationships and intimacy? Dr. Terri talks to David Essel, counselor, master life coach, international speaker, minister and author of 10 books, including the best-selling book called “Love and Relationship Secrets….That Everyone Needs to Know.” For the past 30 years, David has been helping singles and couples from around the world to grasp what real intimacy means. David says that once you understand the meaning of real intimacy, you will have the most profound love relationships and friendships.

On today’s episode:

:30 – David’s background and the law of attraction

6:10 – Getting out of an unhealthy relationship

9:50 – Recognizing your relationship patterns and avoiding the same mistakes

17:00 – Dealing with deal breakers

19:55 – Real intimacy and the importance of honesty

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 127: How to Rediscover the Power of Love with Guy Finley

It’s easy to love a partner who is doing everything you want. But loving, and growing your love when there are difficulties between you… that’s relationship magic. Dr. Terri talks to Guy Finley, internationally renowned spiritual teacher and author of the new book, “Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together.” Finley offers new tools to dissolve the pain and distance between you and your partner. You’ll learn how to use the power of love to heal recurring conflicts.

On today’s episode:

:30 – Introduction to Guy

4:40 – What motivated Guy to write his book “Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together”

9:30 – Managing conflict and practing patience

15:40 – Switching approaches and embracing change

20:55 – Revealing buttons and where to learn more from Guy

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 126: Transform Your Relationships with Laughter with Sarah Routman

Research shows that laughter reduces stress, boosts your immune system and strengthens your connection to others. It also provides an adrenaline rush that makes you more attractive to others. Dr. Terri talks to Sarah Routman, a Worldwide Laughter Ambassador, speaker, author, and certified laughter yoga leader. Sarah shares tools to use laughter to better your relationship with yourself and others. She says that laughter keeps everything in perspective and the more you practice it, the better you get seeing things in a fresh and more light-hearted way.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 125: How to Improve Your Communication on the Job with Jen Oleniczak Brown

Have you ever experienced a situation at work that was out of your control? For example, maybe a coworker put you on the spot in front of the boss, or your PowerPoint presentation crashed at a critical moment. Most people react to the unexpected with anxiety and unease. Dr. Terri talks to Jen Oleniczak Brown, founder of The Engaging Educator and author of the new book, “Think on Your Feet: Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Impromptu Communication Skills on the Job.” Jen discusses tips for handling a curveball during a pitch or interview, ways to collaborate in a competitive environment and networking for introverts.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 124: Dating After Divorce with Kelly Brandli

Did your marriage or former relationship end because you chose the wrong partner? Do you trust yourself to make the right choice with a new relationship? Dating after divorce or the end of a long-term committed relationship, can be challenging. Dr. Terri talks to Kelly Brandli, matchmaker, dating and relationship coach, speaker, and workshop presenter about selecting the “right” partner for you the second time around. She will share 6 key steps you need to consider when re-entering the dating scene.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 123: Myth or Reality: Love Happens By Chance with Trea Tijmens

Do you believe that love happens by chance? What about if love is meant to be, it will just happen? We all know people who were not even looking for a partner and then met that special someone standing in line at the grocery store, on a bus, or on a ski lift. Were those people just lucky at love? Dr. Terri talks to Trea Tijmens, elite matchmaker, dating and relationship coach, and relationship expert about the myth that love should happen by chance. Trea will share her tips and insights on how anyone can get lucky at love.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 122: How to Restart Your Life After Caregiving Ends with Christopher MacLellan

More than 65 million people, 29% of the U.S. population, provide care for a chronically ill, disabled, or aged family member or friend. Caregiving requires sacrifice and commitment, and then it ends. What happens next and how do you restart your life afterwards? Dr. Terri talks to Christopher MacLellan, caregiver advocate, speaker and author of the book, “What’s The Deal with Caregiving.” Chris discusses how caregiving changes people and finding one’s comfort zone during and after caregiving is just as difficult as caregiving itself.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 121: Deepening Your Relationship Practice with Jan Dworkin

Where did we come up with the crazy idea that people should be able to “succeed” at relationships the first, second or even the third time around? Why do we think a marriage should be judged for its durability, rather than for awareness gained or growth achieved? Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Jan Dworkin, couple’s therapist and author of the new book, “Make Love Better.” She suggests we lean into the idea of relationships as a place where mistakes are not just inevitable, but necessary. She also offers us a set of skills and attitudes to help us build our very own “relationship practice”.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 120: Why We Love Unavailable People with Dr. Marni Feuerman

Have you ever been ghosted? Do you constantly fall in love with people who never return your feelings? Dating in the digital age can be chaotic and confusing, while also creating unique challenges for long-term, solid, healthy relationships. Dr. Terri talks to Dr. Marni Feuerman, marriage and family therapist, speaker, and author of the new book, “Ghosted and Breadcrumbed: Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart about Healthy Relationships.” Dr. Marni discusses why you attract and accept poor treatment from others, and then reliable techniques on how you can get out, move on, and find the love you deserve.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 119: What I Wish I’d Known About Sex & Relationships When I Was Young with Joan Price

When you were younger, what did you learn about sex and relationships? And as an adult now, what do you wish someone would have taught or shared with you? Dr. Terri talks to Joan Price, author, speaker and advocate for ageless sexuality. Sex and relationships in your later years is not the same as younger sex, but it can be equally satisfying, and in some ways, it’s better. Joan will discuss what older adults wish they’d known about sex and relationships when they were younger. And how the definition of “what is sex?” has changed or evolved over time.

The Love Doctor is IN Episode 118: The Power of a Kind Word with Robyn Spizman

Do you know how meaningful a heartfelt word or gesture can be? When you see and value others, you not only brighten their day but you also embody the best version of yourself. Dr. Terri talks to Robyn Spizman, a popular media personality, speaker and author of the new book, “Loving Out Loud.” Robyn discusses how small (or large) acts of generosity can impact your life and change the giver and the recipient a like.