Apr 3, 2023
Couples therapist, Mac Stanley Cazeau, is here to help you think
differently about relationships, communication, and intimacy. He
breaks down the difference between relationships and partnerships,
the do’s and don’ts of intimacy, and how to make real, long-lasting
progress in your partnership. Plus, Mac shares how to boost
intimacy with “chore play”.
That’s right, we said chore play! Think of it as a form of
foreplay, something we all need every now and then...
In all seriousness, no relationship goes without conflict or
challenge, so it’s important that we stay committed to working
through them together. Whether you’re in a serious partnership or
not, this episode will help you navigate the ups and downs of
communication, intimacy, and conflict with your special
Mac Stanley Cazeau is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who
specializes in couples therapy, trauma therapy, porn addiction
recovery, and infidelity recovery. He is the owner of Therapy Is
For Everyone Counseling based out of NY & NJ.
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- Mac explains why the word “relationship” is outdated and why
the term “partnership” should be used instead.
- What is a toxic relationship? How do I know I’m in a toxic
relationship? How do I know my partner is manipulating me and is
there a way out? Listen in to hear Mac’s answers.
- According to Mac, the most common issue in relationships in
2023 is effective communication. Mac shares helpful tips for
effectively communicating with your partner without (or after)
criticizing or attacking them.
- How can manipulators stop manipulating their partners? It
starts with finding understanding during conflict, then
- The two biggest complaints women have in relationships are no
emotional connection and lack of presence (“you’re never there”).
The two biggest complaints for men are too much fighting and not
enough sex. In reality, they’re complaining about the same things,
just expressing them differently.
- Are you a man who has trouble listening to your partner? Tune
in to hear Mac’s advice on becoming a better listener and the power
of having ‘check-ins’ with your partner.
- Mac explains how to stay present when things are the most
difficult in your relationship, then shares his do’s and don’ts of
- Lastly, he shines light on what you can do to navigate the
difficult transition from couple to parents.