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Exploring and discussing a variety of relationship topics and issues for people in all kinds of relationships; including partnerships, family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, roommates and more.

Oct 29, 2019

When you put two people together - people who grew up with different values and belief systems, who lived out different customs and principles - the natural outcome of this human partnership can be both fascinating and frustrating. Each person’s unique experiences can either build up or tear down relationships, depending on whether the people involved would choose to judge or be curious about the other person’s experience. If you take the time to be curious, you would be amazed about how it could change the level of your relationships for the better.


Today, I share how your curiosity builds up your relationship with your partner and those around you. I discuss how curiosity allows you to reexamine the conflicts in your relationships as you stay away from assuming, concluding, and judging the other person. I also share the different ways you can ask your partner, “How’s your day?” as well as how my own curiosity led me to bring a certain level of freshness and newness into my relationships.


“Wondering and curiosity creates fertile ground to create open discussions.” - Pripo Teplitsky


This week on Relationships! Let’s Talk About It:


  • Why couples have conflicting recollections of how a particular event happened.
  • The one thing that can improve the conflicts that couples have.
  • The result when couples form incorrect assumptions of what’s going on with the other person.
  • How a scene in the movie City of Angels shows the perfect example of being curious about your partner’s experience.
  • The reason why breakups in relationships happen, according to research.
  • One of the most sincere ways to inquire about your partner’s day.
  • What a “Gotcha” moment is and why it’s unhealthy to have them in relationships.
  • Examples of questions of curiosity.
  • How to make other people feel cherished by you.
  • How to cultivate a curious mind.
  • The different, interesting ways my friend trains his curiosity to see the world from a different perspective.
  • The process that can help you move out of conflict faster than any other tool presented out there.
  • How my adventure in Asheville allowed me to bring more novelty in my life.



Let’s Talk About It!


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Theme music “These Streets” provided by Adi the Monk



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