21 Day Relationship Boot Camp

Learn 21 scientifically-based keys to building your dream relationship with psychologist Dr. Patricia Thompson.
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

  • Do you yearn for more closeness in your relationship?
  • Has your marriage lost some of its spark?
  • Could your communication skills use some help?
  • Are you worried that you are inadvertently harming your love life?

Help is on the way!

In the 21-Day Relationship Boot Camp, you will learn about how to deal with all of these all of these issues and more. Taught by Dr. Patricia Thompson, an award-winning psychologist, life coach, and author, this course breaks down scientific research into practical lessons that you and your partner can use to strengthen your relationship and experience more fulfillment.

Who is the Course For?

The course is for anyone in a relationship, whether it is long-term (or headed there) or a marriage. If both you and your partner want to take part, that is great; however, even if just one of you is taking the course, your relationship is likely to improve, because as you change, so will your relationship.

If you are not currently in a relationship, you will likely benefit from the course too, as you will learn all about the foundations of a healthy relationship. You will be able to reflect on past relationships to see why they may not have worked out, and put yourself to be in a better position for your next relationship.

How Does the Course Work?

Each day, you will watch a video lecture in which a research-based relationship tip is explained. Then, over the next 24 hours, you will complete a homework assignment in the companion workbook that you will download as part of the course materials. These assignments encourage you to self-reflect, experiment with new relationship behaviors, and deepen your insights about you and your partner. The course materials also include downloadable audio exercises, a link to a relationship quiz, and recommended reading (for you over-achievers).

You deserve to have a more fulfilling love life. Take this course and improve your relationship - starting today!

What are the requirements?

  • There is nothing you need to do before enrolling in the course; however, once you sign up for it, make sure to download the companion workbook under the lesson 1 materials.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Bring your best self to your relationship to enhance your love life.
  • Deal with difficult issues by learning to build respectful and loving communication in your relationship.
  • Ask for what you need, and be open to hearing what your partner needs as well.
  • Identify the 4 relationship killers that cause unhealthy partnerships.
  • Identify the barriers that get in the way of getting the love you want.
  • Learn how your self-talk can help or hurt your relationship.
  • Apply psychological research to your relationship so you can last for the long haul.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for anyone who is in a relationship, and feels it has room for improvement. A lot of the homework has you practicing certain behaviors with your partner or reflecting on your current interactions, so being in a relationship currently is helpful.
  • If you are not currently in a relationship, but still want to take the course, you will still learn a lot about yourself and the foundations for having a strong relationship. Then, when you are ready for a relationship, you will have a head start!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction - How to Use the Course

Learn about who the course is for and how you can get the most out of it.

Section 2: It All Starts with You!

Get an overview of section 1, and various ways that you can approach taking the course.


Are you taking responsibility for your happiness? Find out why it is so important, and how to do it.


Learn the research behind how your self-care behaviors can affect your relationship - for better, or for worse.


Learn about attachment theory and how your style can affect your relationship.


Learn about the research that shows that idealizing your partner can actually help your relationship.


Do you look for the good in your partner? Find out why it is so important.


Do you give your partner the benefit of the doubt? Find out what psychology says about why you might not always be inclined to do so. And, learn what to do about it.

Section 3: Improving Communication

Get a quick overview of what we will be covering in this section of the course.


Are your listening skills up to par? Improve them with this video.


Are you comfortable opening up to your partner? Find out about a model that shows why it is critical to connection.


Are you able to ask for what you need in your relationship? Learn how to do it effectively (and how to listen when your partner expresses his or her needs to you).


The way you respond to good news can help or hurt your relationship. Learn how to do so in a way that will benefit the two of you.


Learn how to apologize to best move your relationship forward.


Are you and your partner on the same page when it comes to showing love? Learn about the different ways of showing love in this lecture.


These four behaviors are shown to be very damaging for relationships. Do you engage in any of them?

Section 4: Improve Your Interactions

Learn about what we will be covering in section 4.


Learn about the ideal positivity ratio for relationship success.


What kind of dates are best for happy relationships? Science has an answer. Learn how to bring more spark into your relationship.


Are there some issues for which you and your partner simply can't come to agreement? Find out what to do about it.


Money can be a source of strife in a lot of relationships. Learn how to guard against financial issues in yours.


Power imbalances can be harmful to relationships. Find out why.


Learn how physical touch affects relationship satisfaction.


Learn about mindfulness and how it can enhance your connection with your partner.


Learn how cultivating your own independence (and allowing your partner to do the same) will help the relationship.


Hear words of wisdom from someone who has been married for over 50 years.

9 questions

Take this quiz to ensure you have learned the important concepts from the course.

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Instructor Biography

Patricia Thompson, Licensed Psychologist, Life Coach, and Author

Dr. Patricia Thompson is an award-winning psychologist, management consultant, coach, and author who is passionate about helping her clients to achieve happiness and fulfillment. For over 15 years, she has worked with all sorts of clients ranging from students to Fortune 500 CEOS, to cultivate their innate talents and achieve success.

Based on her passions and a strong sense of purpose, she founded Silver Lining Psychology to share her knowledge about how to use the science of positive psychology to transform her clients' personal and professional lives. She also wrote The Consummate Leader: a Holistic Guide to Inspiring Growth in Others...and in Yourself to teach how a mind-body approach that is grounded in research leads to career success.

She has been featured in CNN, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Investor's Business Daily, iVillage, Tiny Buddha, Time, Inc., Monster, Career Builder, and a host of others sites, sharing her expertise to help others to live fulfilling lives and accomplish their goals. She was also named by MindBodyGreen and Athleta as one of 100 Women to Watch in Wellness.

On the way to earning her PhD in psychology, Dr. Thompson was educated at the University of Toronto, Georgia State University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Emory University's School of Medicine. She has taught courses and facilitated seminars at the Wharton Business School, the University of Toronto, Emory University, Spelman College, Georgia State University, and various community organizations. She has also won awards from the American Psychological Association, the Southeastern Psychological Association, and the Georgia Psychological Association for excellence in research.

When she is not coaching her clients, you can find her playing tennis or visiting the park with her basketball-obsessed husband and their exuberant toddler

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