Finding Love & Sustaining Healthy Relationships with Julie Nguyen

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Healthy relationships can have an immensely positive impact on our growth and transformation; therefore, we need to know all that we can about finding the right partner and cultivating healthy relationships and who better to guide us than a relationship coach who has also been a matchmaker – she has viewed the world of relationships from two different standpoints and she shares both with us in this episode which answers questions around using checklists to find partners, resolving past trauma to create a healthy relationship, communication struggles, and practical exercises that can help strengthen a romantic bond.

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About the guest-

Julie Nguyen is a writer, trauma-informed relationship coach, and former matchmaker based in New York City. Julie feels strongly about helping people nurture healthy relationships that endure over the years and through different phases of life, and to further develop those interests, Julie went on to receive her relationship coaching credentials in intimacy, sex, and communication and is now focused on building a relationship practice with liberation, pleasure, and anti-racism at its core. In her writings as well, she explores relationships, dating, psychology, sex, and culture. Our guest is currently heading up HelloGiggles monthly sex column Sex IRL and advising for relationship startup companies. 

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This episode discusses topics like-

  1. Traits that typically sabotage relationships 
  2. What does trauma really mean (referring to the fact that a lot of people consider trauma to be extreme emotional dysfunction)
  3. Is there a way to assess for unresolved trauma
  4. If you’re not ready for therapy and the external factors suggest a healthy, balanced life, how to independently check-in with yourself
  5. What can help you choose the right partner?
  6. Can checklists really help? 
  7. Do people ever get past the need for a certain type?
  8. We would like to believe that the checklist lose out when people click and forge a genuine connection, but as a matchmaker and relationship coach have you been through cases where the checklist continued to dominate the makings of a relationship?
  9. The right time to enter a relationship
  10. Exercises to improve relationships for people who are not willing to go for therapy or counselling 
  11. Is it possible to go through several relationships and have them pan out in a very similar way with the same personality traits tripping you up, but then meet someone new and have them bring out a side of you that’s completely different from who you’ve been as a partner till that point and how you’ve shown up in your relationships?
  12. Tactics to improve communication and make confrontations easier 

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