Love & Connection: The Science of Successful Relationships
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Love & Connection: The Science of Successful Relationships

Everything you need to know about navigating your way through the most common complexities of love based relationships.
4.7 (46 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
746 students enrolled
Created by Kain Ramsay
Last updated 3/2017
English
Current price: $47 Original price: $175 Discount: 73% off
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Includes:
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 53 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use an actionable framework for developing healthy relationships.
  • Co-envision the future with your partner around a shared set of values.
  • Communicate with honesty & confidence in your full range of relationships.
  • Develop new habits that strengthen communications & deepen connection.
  • Understand the common communicating barriers that damage relationships.
  • Apply new skills to navigate through relationship problems with honour & respect.
  • Have lifetime access to 6hrs of video & full MP3 version of the course.
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Requirements
  • These classes are pre-recorded on-line. Therefore you can work through the classes at your own pace, reviewing and skipping ahead as needed.
  • Purchase includes lifetime access to the course. Quizzes and assignments are integrated into the course lectures.
  • Love & Connection: The Science of Successful Relationships is a cost-effective way to understand the challenges in your relationships while in the privacy of your own home.
  • To benefit most from this course, apply what you learn in class to your own life relationships, to better understand what you want (and don't want) from your future relationship experiences.
Description

Authentic love and connection are enormously powerful bonds between two people. When two partners are joined intimately like this, it'll take nothing less that death to tear their communion apart.

'To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.' While this is the kind of connection that most people want in their relationships, unfortunately, it’s not the depth of connection that all people know how to get.

In Love & Connection: The Science of Successful Relationships, you’ll step beyond the realm of knowledge that is taught in common self-help books. This course will help you to discover a new dimension of connection, where relationships can become an institution for unlimited creativity, fulfilment, intimacy, and authentic self-expression.

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Know how to win the trust, respect and admiration of other people.
  • Have new skills to navigate through relationship problems with love & respect.
  • Develop new habits that strengthen communications and deepen connection.
  • Understand why making mistakes is a healthy part of the relationship process.
  • Implement new communication skills to converse with more honesty & confidence.
  • Understand the common communicating blocks that damage relationships
  • Co-envision the future with your partner around a shared set of values.


Whether you are in a relationship or are single, you’ll learn a comprehensive set of skills and tools to work through baggage, communicate better, prevent and resolve conflicts, and build a values centred relationship focused on shared growth and mutual support.

If you are in a relationship, this course will show you how to examine the unknown path that you'll travel with your spouse, and carefully evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of your relationship. If you are single, this course will help you to become clear and define what you want in your ideal future partner - and also what you don't want!

This course comes with a Full Money Back guarantee, So take action today and experience what’s possible once you understand how to create your ultimate love relationship. For this investment, you'll get lifetime access to over 6 hrs of video lessons, 13 thought provoking workbooks, and an MP3 version of the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • SINGLES/DATING: Those who seek to build a values-centered relationship that's focused on shared growth and mutual support.
  • MEN & WOMEN: The course is gender neutral, for all age groups and for any sexual orientation. Anyone can benefit from this course.
  • COUPLES: Those who are already in a relationship and are committed to strengthening their existing connection.
  • DIVORCEES: This course will identify the skills and qualities that will enable you to make a successful selection of your next partner.
  • HELPING SPECIALISTS: Those who provide relationships advice, coaching or counselling in a teaching, mentoring or a therapeutic context.
  • STUDENTS: Those who are still in education and want to how to build strong relational connections before committing to a life partner or entering the workplace.
  • ANYONE: Who wants to know how to build lasting relationships through earning the trust and admiration of other people.
Curriculum For This Course
41 Lectures
07:09:42
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Introducing Love & Dating: The Science of Successful Relationships
4 Lectures 30:45

Welcome to Love & Dating: The Science of Successful Relationships!

Whether you are in a relationship or are single, throughout this course you’ll learn a comprehensive set of skills and tools to work through relationship baggage, communicate more effectively, prevent and resolve conflicts, and build more fulfilling relationships that last.

Kain

Preview 04:45

Love & Dating: The Science of Successful Relationships | Course Orientation

Here, I'd just like to take a few moments to help you navigate your way through the course and help you to understand what you can expect to know upon course completion.

Before We Get Started ...
04:24

Healthy relationships are less about finding the 'perfect person' and are more about committing to a daily practice of learning new skills and habits, supported by a shared commitment to personal growth.

This means that no matter what your past has been like – you can build the kind of relationship that you hope for!

First things first, it's important that we set ourselves a foundational minimum standard...

A Benchmark For Rewarding Relationships
11:33

Many relationships are ruined by destructive attitudes & dysfunctional behaviour patterns from people who might often seem unwilling to change.

The best way to address these habits is to replace them with a new set of habits that will compliment your relationships growth. If there is only one lesson that you take from this full course, please let what I discuss in this video be it!

The Secret to Strong Relationships That Last
10:03
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The Foundations of Successful Relationships
7 Lectures 01:23:17

Unconditional acceptance is a little more intricate than just accepting someone 'no matter what.' 

Unconditional acceptance requires stepping back and seeing the bigger picture of your partnership and how to maintain the health of the relationship so that love can continue to deepen and grow.

And most of all, Unconditional acceptance requires a daily mutual commitment to maintaining the health of the relationship and nurturing the bonds of connection that brings two people together in the first place.

The Art of Unconditional Acceptance
10:38

There is a process to healthy relationships and we live in a world where most people want instant gratification, fast relationships and automatic trust.

True valuable things require a process and we must move through that process to protect ourselves and to strengthen what we are looking to build or establish.

Trust is one of these things which cannot be expected, demanded, commanded or otherwise. It can only be earned over a process of time. Trust is the foundation on which all healthy relationships are built.

Love & Dating: The Trust Factor
19:22

Choosing love above all other things will help your relationship to last a lifetime.

But if you want it to also be healthy and fulfilling, you’ll need a second principle, and it’s all about trust!

The 4 Pre-Requisites of Trust
11:53

The foundation of any strong relationship is made up of unconditional acceptance, love and trust.

There are many principles required for cultivating a healthy relationship. Here, I'll share with you the seven most prominent ones that I've found ...

The 7 Pillars of Strong Relationships
13:54

Whether we realise it or not, most of our relationships are based according to the 50/50 plan: “You do your part, and I’ll do mine. Let's both bring 50% each to this relationship.”

In contradiction to common cultural belief, this is the first step that is taken towards relationship demise.

"You bring 50% & I'll bring 50% ....." No thanks. I'd rather settle for 100%!

The Greatest Relationship Myth
04:45

You are’t Superman (or Superwoman), and even they a weakness - kryptonite! However much of a superman or superwoman you might be, there is a part of each of us that is flawed.

Another name we can give to our weakness is an Achilles Heel, an expression that comes from Greek mythology. Achilles was an invincible hero that had only one vulnerable spot, by which he was killed: his heel.

There is a reason why every fictional hero has a weak point in addition to their superpowers. It reminds us that we each have our own weaknesses and that no one is invulnerable.

What are your weakness when it comes to building healthy relationships?

Identifying Our Relationship Weak Spots
14:22

The inverse relationship between comfort and freedom is an endlessly complex one, yet it is one of the most driving forces in our day to day lives.

When we are hungry we eat, when we are tired we sleep, when we are angry we yell: our mind has a set routine with dealing with most of our problems, and that’s because most people hate danger. But what if I told you that the comfort zone comes with a cost?

Possible, a cost most expensive that what you would ever consciously be willing to pay!

The Comfort Zone Comes With a Cost!
08:23
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Raising Our Relationships Standards
6 Lectures 56:28

Timing is a difficult thing to get right in our relationships.

We meet the 'person of our dreams' the week before they go work abroad. We form an intensely close friendship with another person who's already taken. One relationship ends because one partner isn’t ready to get serious and another one ends because they’re getting too serious too soon. Life is full of ironies!

Timing seems to be the invariable third party in all of our relationships. And yet we never stop to consider why we let timing play such a drastic role in our lives. Here’s a simple truth that can help all people understand the reasons why they entered into a relationship with to begin with.

If you're currently single, this truth will give you a basis for basing your future relationship decisions upon.

The Right & Wrong Times for Relationships
12:58

I’m sure you’ve heard it before, “Before you can love someone else, you must first love yourself.”

Yes, this makes sense and it sounds great, but what does “loving yourself” actually mean and does it have a big impact on the success of your relationship?

Also, is it possible for someone to love themselves too much?!?

Don't be the centre of your universe ... and here's why!

Don't Be The Centre of Your Universe
12:31

The dictionary defines a hypocrite as someone who 'pretends to be better behaved than what they really are." A hypocrite is someone who says one thing and does the complete opposite. 

One of the main reasons people have double standards is that they desire to have the best of both worlds, but ... this seldom works and will often come at a very expensive cost. Your integrity!

The Hypocrisy Effect
04:49

Have you ever put your foot in it? Have you ever said something that you didn't mean?

Have you ever had a go at someone else for saying something that offended you?

Have you ever made an unfair judgement call about another persons intensions were?

If so, congratulations ... you're human!

The 4 Levels of Healthy Communication
11:03

Many people believe that merely talking to someone is communicating. But talking isn't communicating unless both parties bring an equal amount to the table. All healthy communication must be driven by a goal.

Communication is the key to unlocking our relationships. How we communicate with other people shows them exactly what's going inside of our hearts and minds. The way in which we communicate has the potential to build our relationships up or tear them down. Either way, we have the final say in this.

While no-one wakes up in the morning with a burning desire to offend, upset or hurt other people, even our greatest intentions aren't robust enough to prevent this from happening.

When conversing and interacting with others, it can be easy to say things that we don't mean, and equally easy to not say the things that we do mean. The main reason for this is because we're all imperfect humans and at the same time, we're equally imperfect communicators.

For this reason, I’ve put together this short 'how to' guide to help you navigate your way through unhelpful communication, towards initiating healthier and more meaningful patterns of communication with the most important people in your life.

Whether you want to make practical improvements in your relationships, or, you just want to sharpen up your day-to-day interactions with peers, my aim here is to share a few actionable ideas that you can build into your life immediately.

The purpose of this short book is to help you avoid unnecessary communication pitfalls, and build a richer quality of relationship with the people who are already in your life.

Conversation Hacking: eBook/Workbook
01:05

Your life is a direct reflection of the standards that you hold for yourself and for others.

This is a nearly universal truth that applies to every aspect of your life. From your profession, to your appearance, your relationships and your finances, they’re all governed by the standards you hold them to.

Most of the time these standards are either adapted from our environment or indoctrinated into you by your family, and your standards are usually set far lower than what you’re able to achieve.

If you don’t set baseline standards for what you’ll accept in life, you’ll find it easy to slip into behaviours, attitudes and a quality of life that’s far below what you want. Will you make the decision to stay in the norm, or will you decide to hold your life to higher standards and become an exception?

Raising Your Standard For What's OK & What's Not
14:02
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How to Build Connection & Trust Based Relationships
7 Lectures 56:19

How do you win people's hearts and get them engaged in you?

Traditional wisdom says that you have to show people what’s in it for them if you want them to join your team, support your cause, work long hours or buy into who you are.

Traditional wisdom is wrong. 

In this video, I'll discuss an old military tactic that is completely relevant to the health of our relationships.

Preview 08:27

Most of want to be known, unconditionally accepted and loved by other people, yet at times, we can often be guilty of not showing these other people the truth about who we are.

This exercise has been designed to help you understand and recognise the parts of you which you'd like others to see, which you might not currently be showing them.

You might call this a self-awareness exercise!

Exercise: Being Yourself in Relationships
05:07

For some people, relationships can be challenging and confusing things.

Which there are some people who put their 'rights' before all other things in a relationship, there are others who will take their responsibilities more seriously.

Some people suggest that their rights are more important than their responsibilities, and others will view their responsibilities as being more important than their rights. These things are determined by the levels of maturity of two people in a relationship, and will in turn, determine the roles that two people in a relationship play.

Roles come into relationships, as do beliefs and values, these all play a lively part in how we will create healthy relationships. Becoming familiar with your own beliefs, values and expectations will help you when forming relationships.

This is the 1st of three video's in which I do my best to explain what I mean by this.

The difference between our relationship Rights, Roles & Responsibilities

Introducing the Three R's of Relationships
12:19

For some people, relationships can be challenging and confusing things.

Which there are some people who put their 'rights' before all other things in a relationship, there are others who will take their responsibilities more seriously.

Some people suggest that their rights are more important than their responsibilities, and others will view their responsibilities as being more important than their rights. These things are determined by the levels of maturity of two people in a relationship, and will in turn, determine the roles that two people in a relationship play.

Roles come into relationships, as do beliefs and values, these all play a lively part in how we will create healthy relationships. Becoming familiar with your own beliefs, values and expectations will help you when forming relationships.

This is the 1st of three video's in which I do my best to explain what I mean by this.

The difference between our relationship Rights, Roles & Responsibilities

Unpacking the Three R's of Relationships
08:35

We can all be guilty of having mis-placed priorities at times!

To help you assess and evaluate your priorities, download and work through this useful workbook, designed to help you identify any areas in your life that might currently be 'out of balance'.

This is the Life Balance Workbook

Exercise: Bringing Your Life Into Balance
04:45

For some people, relationships can be challenging and confusing things.

Which there are some people who put their 'rights' before all other things in a relationship, there are others who will take their responsibilities more seriously.

Some people suggest that their rights are more important than their responsibilities, and others will view their responsibilities as being more important than their rights. These things are determined by the levels of maturity of two people in a relationship, and will in turn, determine the roles that two people in a relationship play.

Roles come into relationships, as do beliefs and values, these all play a lively part in how we will create healthy relationships. Becoming familiar with your own beliefs, values and expectations will help you when forming relationships.

This is the 1st of three video's in which I do my best to explain what I mean by this.

The difference between our relationship Rights, Roles & Responsibilities

Wrapping-Up the Three R's of Relationships
15:32

After what we've discussed throughout this section, do you now have a different perspective of your right's, responsibilities and roles that you play in your range of social, professional, family and intimate relationships?

If so, this is understandable, I haven't held anything back from you here!

To help you deeper understand what I've discussed over the last few video's, download the worksheet and complete this exercise for yet some more self-reflection.

This exercise should help you to understand all of your relationships on a far deeper level.

Exercise: Your Relationship Right's, Roles & Responsibilities
01:34
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Building Growth Based Relationships
7 Lectures 01:27:37

What are the marks of maturity? And how would you recognise a mature and responsible partner?

Let me give you a list of what I consider to be the marks of maturity. This certainly isn’t an exhaustive list, but it is a list of characteristics I notice in men and women who are unusually intellectually, emotionally and spiritually mature.

1. A mature person is able to keep long-term commitments.

One key signal of maturity is the ability to delay gratification. Part of this means a student is able to keep commitments even when they are no longer new or novel. They can commit to doing what is right even when they don’t feel like it.

2. A mature person is unshaken by flattery or criticism.

As people mature, they sooner or later understand that nothing is as good as it seems and nothing is as bad as it seems. Mature people can receive compliments or criticism without letting it ruin them or sway them into a distorted view of themselves. They are secure in their true identity.

3. A mature person has a spirit of humility.

Humility parallels maturity. Humility isn’t thinking less of yourself. It is thinking of yourself less. Mature people aren’t consumed with drawing attention to themselves. They see how others have contributed to their success. Humility is the opposite of arrogance. 

4. A mature person’s decisions are based on character not feelings.

Mature people live by values. They have principles that guide their decisions. They are able to progress beyond merely reacting to life’s options, and be proactive as they live their life. Their character is master over their emotions. 

5. A mature person shows regular gratitude.

I have found the more I mature, the more grateful I am, for both big and little things. Immature children presume they deserve everything good that happens to them. Mature people see the big picture and realize how good they have it, compared to most of the world’s population. 

6. A mature person knows how to prioritise other people before themselves.

A wise man once said: A mature person is one whose agenda revolves around others, not self. Certainly this can go to an extreme and be unhealthy, but I believe a pathway out of childishness is getting past your own desires and beginning to live to meet the needs of others less fortunate.

7. A mature person pursues understanding before pleasure.

Finally, a mature person is teachable. They don’t presume they have all the answers. The wiser they get the more they realize they need more wisdom. They’re not ashamed of seeking counsel from teachers, parents, coaches or from other sources. Only the wise seek wisdom.

Based on this list, are you displaying the marks of maturity?

How to Recognise Mature People
18:23

Self-growth is one of the most important of all human virtues.

The idea of growth is a broad notion, and by seeking growth, people can expand in all other virtuous pursuits. Growth helps you to understand your passions, develop perseverance, and gain more wisdom to guide you in your decision making.

People can experience growth in a number of life areas, such as, spiritual, social, emotional, or intellectual. We all need to experience growth in order to recognise and fulfil our true potential. Learning how to make self-growth a priority and primary focus of life, will help you move forward with confidence and strengthen your relationships.

    The Personal Growth Principle
    08:07

    “Change is inevitable. Growth is intentional.” ~ Glenda Cloud

    There's an old saying, that "If a relationship isn't growing, then it's dying." I fully agree.

    In this video, I'll illustrate how this is true so you can asses and evaluate why the quality of your current relationships, is the way that it is.

    Change: The Only Relationship Constant
    16:42

    The 7 Steps & Stages of Strong Relationships

    You might be in a new relationship, or, you've been with the same person for a number of years.

    It doesn’t matter how long your relationship has lasted, because all the relationships fit into one of these 7 relationship stages. Find your own relationship stage, and it’ll definitely help you understand your relationships better!

    The 7 Stages of Relationship Growth
    19:53

    There are many kinds of unique relationship we can experience in a lifetime.

    When we first enter into a relationship with a special someone, we may not be able to predict the kind of relationship we’re in. But within a few months, the kind of relationship we're in will become transparently obvious.

    If you’re happy with the type of relationship you’re in, great! But if not, communicate with your partner. It can help better the compatibility and help both of you understand each other better.

    Exercise: Categorising Your Relationships
    04:39

    In the first few years of life, we're taught how to speak. In fact, this is a crucial developmental milestone!

    Yes, communicating, and being able to articulate our needs is important, but listening is an equally (if not a more) important skill that is often overlooked by most people.

    Yes, we were all taught to listen to our parents and to listen in school, however, few of us were taught the active, disciplined kind of listening that helps us examine and challenge the information we hear in order to improve the quality of our decision making.

    Q) Why is this important?

    A) Good listening is the key to developing fresh insights and ideas that fuel successful relationships.

    So, what does it take to become a good listener?

    The Art of Authentic Listening
    19:05

    Being able to communicate our needs is important, but listening is an equally (if not a more) important skill that is often overlooked by most people. Why is this important?

    Because good listening is the key to developing fresh insights and ideas that fuel successful relationships.

    Complete this mini-workbook to assess and evaluate how good at listening you are?

    Exercise: How Good is Your Listening?
    00:48
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    The Greatest Investment You Can Make
    8 Lectures 01:47:40

    A person doesn't ever truly know another person.

    We each have a unique lifetime's worth of memories and experiences that no-one else understands. It's physically impossible for us to know how other people have felt in situations, what's happened to them and how they've come to be the way that they are.

    So you cannot judge a person ever, not unless you somehow manage to learn their whole life.

    The Damaging Nature of Judgement
    13:24

    Of all the life skills a person can develop, the ability to make wise decisions comes at the top!

    No other skill will have such a dramatic impact on our quality of life that what making wise decision will. Society, the institutions of business, religion and politics are plagued with those who consistently make bad decisions.

    There is a way how not to become one of these people.

    Shall we proceed?

    The Art of Wise Decision Making
    10:11

    What makes for a healthy and vibrant relationship differs from couple to couple.

    Forming a trusting and positive partnership takes effort and many years of practice. And unfortunately, strong relationships don't just happen overnight. For a relationship to grow strong and stay strong, much hard work is required. 

    In this video I'll discuss some idea's that will help you to create and maintain a much healthier relationships.

    How to Keep Your Relationships Healthy
    16:39

    If there's one area of our lives that we tend to care about the most, relationships is usually it!

    Relationships bring us our greatest joys, alongside our greatest challenges. From a personal growth perspective, relationships are the major life assignments that offer us a broader range of growth opportunities than any other area in our lives.

    But many people get stuck. Many people feel that they need the people who are in their lives (opposed to simply wanting them instead). Dependancy and co-dependancy are two sure way to bring death to an otherwise healthy relationship.

    Complete this exercise to evaluate and assess the current health of your existing relationships.

    Exercise: The Dependancy/ Cp-Dependancy Quiz
    01:17

    While most people are very clear about what they don't want in their relationships, few people ever become clear about what they do want.

    If we are unclear about what we want in our relationships, we'll forever be frustrated, unfulfilled and fully unaware about why. Knowing what we want in our relationships gives a vision, and something tangible to work towards.

    Getting Clear About What You Want
    14:07

    Waiting around to be rescued by someone else in any relationship is a love disaster waiting to happen!

    Here's why getting real about who you are and what you want is the key to a healthy relationship:

    Bringing Your Best Self into Relationships
    17:17

    The one commonality we share is that the minute we’re born, we all start dying.

    For some of us, life can end suddenly and unexpectedly or even after years of declining ill health, but it’s going to come, and like our birth, we don’t have any choice about when it happens. We can completely ignore this fact, but whether we do or whether we don’t; it’s not going to change its inevitability.

    An unknown Google poet that I found some years ago wrote these words which have stuck with me ever since: 'Life comes equally to us all as does death, and when that comes, it makes us all completely equal.'

    This may seem a little bit doom and gloom. However it’s not my intention here to depress, so I’d like to focus on the middle section, which is where our life happens. 

    The middle bit, the years between where we start and where we end is the dash that is found on our gravestones. For some of this, this dash can be brief, but for most of us, this dash can last for many years from our childhood right through to late adulthood.

    Now that the introduction is officially over, I’d like to share with you a story about a friend I once had, called Marie.

    A Perspective for Love & Connection: Part 1
    19:32

    In that last video, I shared a true story with you about how my dying friend gave me a new perspective for life, love and relationships.

    Here, I'd like to discuss the main lessons that I learned. Get your handkerchiefs at the ready ...

    A Perspective for Love & Connection: Part 2
    15:13
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    Love & Connection: Closing Thoughts & Summary
    2 Lectures 07:36

    As a coach (and mentor), I work with many couples facing countless relationship dilemma's.

    While we can always do good work throughout our sessions, they are limited to 45-60 minutes every couple of weeks. There are many tools and techniques that I suggest couples practice between their sessions, not to mention the wide range of excellent resources available to help couples learn new ways to examine and strengthen their relationships. 

    Although I only recommend a few books in the video, here are some of my other recommended 'good reads' from the last few years;

    1. 'The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts' By Gary D Chapman

    This book by Dr. G. Chapman looks at one of the most common issues in relationship issues, that we speak different love languages. The languages he has identified are: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. Chapman is able to demonstrate each of our unique needs, and how they must be met for effective relationships.

    2. 'Couple Skills: Making Your Relationship Work' By Matthew McKay

    This book will demonstrate how to work effectively in your relationship. Some skills focused on are: improved communication, coping with problems, and resolving conflicts in healthier ways.

    3. 'Deal Breakers: When to Work On a Relationship and When to Walk Away' By Dr. Bethany Marshall

    This book discusses emotionally unhealthy men. It has you examine the people you choose, and the patterns you repeat. It makes you ask yourself while relationships can and cannot succeed. It is based in the reality of people’s willingness to change, or likelihood to remain in their same bad habits. The book helps women to examine what they will and wont tolerate in a relationship. When it is worth fighting for, and when it is time to leave.

    4. 'The Relationship Cure: A Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family & Friendships' By John Gottman

    J. Gottman is probably the most well know couples expert we have. This book is based on 20 years of proven research. He discusses what a healthy relationship consists of, looks at emotional connections, and how the couple responds to each other’s needs

    5. 'When the Past Is Present: Healing the Emotional Wounds that Sabotage our Relationships' By David Richo

    In this book, D. Richo explores how being stuck in the past can destroy our present relationship. He states, “We all have a tendency to transfer potent feelings, needs, expectations, and beliefs from childhood or from former relationships onto the people in our daily lives, whether they are our intimate partners, friends, or acquaintances.” If we can become more aware of dysfunctional patterns, we can prevent ourselves from repeating them.

    6. 'I Love You But I Don’t Trust You: A Guide to Restoring Trust in Your Relationship' By Mira Kirshenbaum

    This book helps the couple to rebuild mildly to severely damaged trust between a couples. She looks at the stages if trust, and when a couple has reached a stage that is appropriate to attempt to rebuild that trusts. She shows you that you can heal and trust each other again, that there is hope for the relationship if you both truly want it to work.

    With the help of these aides, most couples can strengthen their marriages and re-awaken the passion, connection, and intimacy they once had in their relationships.

    But, other than this .... Happy Reading!

    Love & Connection: Recommended Reading List
    03:48

    Congratulations for making it thus far!

    This brings us to the end of the course and I hope that you've found the stories and insights which I've shared over the last 5hrs to be both interesting and insightful.

    Remember, nothing will change about your relationships until you do. Yes, it takes two people to tango, but regardless of how other people are towards us, we alone are responsible for what we choose to accept, reject and tolerate from the people we stay in relationship with.

    Here's a few closing thoughts to summarise the course, and thank you for making this investment into yourself.

    Kain

    Course Summary & Closing Thoughts
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    About the Instructor
    Kain Ramsay
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    53,292 Students
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    Innovator of Thought in NLP, CBT & Modern Applied Psychology

    Over the last decade, Kain has influenced over 47,000 people towards making huge life changes in their character, communications, leadership and general wellbeing.

    Having worked his pragmatic brand of personal transformation with top business achievers, sports people, musicians, entrepreneurs and ex-military personnel, Kain directs his teaching towards living a lifestyle of greater clarity, intentionality, integrity and purpose.

    Kain takes an unconventional approach towards demonstrating how making small modifications in a persons thinking, can yield massive results in their day-to-day lives. He is one of the UK’s most trusted self improvement Instructors with over 35,000 students enrolled in one or more his unique range of personal growth courses.

    Beginning his career in the military, Kain spent 9 years in the British Army and served on Operational Tours in Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Kuwait and Gulf War II prior to ending his service in 2004. Post Military, he also developed successful careers in finance, strategic marketing and business to business communications.

    Having over a decade studying and practicing Psychology, Mindfulness, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, CBT, Therapeutic Counselling and Theology, today, Kain serves as a leader of thought in the advancement of applied modern psychology.

    A successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, Kain serves as Chairman of Solid Grounds, a Scottish veterans charity, whose purpose is to serve and mentor Ex-Military personnel through the (often problematic) transition from military to civilian life.

    Kain's ongoing commitment to creating life-changing self improvement resources, is surpassed only by his passion for family as a dedicated husband to his wife, Karen.

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