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  • Hannah Brooks

Successful Gestures of Connection (The Overlooked Key)

Updated: Dec 30, 2022

If you want more connection, love, and joy between you and your partner, but you're often disappointed, frustrated, resentful or irritated with your significant other, you're definitely going to want to listen to this episode.

We are diving into what has been researched to be the #1 thing happy couples do to keep their marriage fulfilling, connected, and strong for life: Making regular gestures of connection, as I call them. But there is something overlooked in the research that will make or break whether these gestures of connection work successfully in YOUR marriage.

All too often these gestures of connection don’t make the impact they could. Because they just won't work if you are emotionally not truly open to connection–and the truth is, so many of us aren’t a lot of the time–and don't know how to get back to that place where you are able to both offer and receive these gestures of connection.

But you can change that, and therefore tap into the power of these gestures of connection to make your marriage one that deepens in love, intimacy–and all things good–over time.

So today I share:

  • What these gestures of connection look like

  • How they benefit you and your marriage

  • How just doing them superficially can actually backfire

  • What the common obstacles are that keep you from being able to harness the marriage enhancing power of these gestures of connection

  • what you really need to make this key actually have the positive impact on your marriage they are touted to.

  • Ways to shift back into the emotional states that make these gestures so successful for so many couples.

In fact, what I share here isn’t just the key to making these gestures of connection work for your marriage's success, but it’s key to the success of ALL the expert communication and connection building strategies. In other words, nothing will make your marriage the loving one you want as deeply, powerfully, and quickly as developing the skills of guiding yourself out of emotional states that are closed to connection, and into ones that grow connection, as I share here today. So dive in!


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