#24 - Reimagining Boundaries with Leah & Dr. Willow
Today, on the Sex Reimagined Podcast, we have an amazing show for you on boundaries and how they are essential for any healthy relationship. Boundaries are the invisible lines that define the limits of acceptable behavior in relationships. They help us to protect ourselves from being taken advantage of, and also allow us to respect the needs of others. In this show, we will discuss why boundaries are important, how to set them effectively, and how to maintain them in a healthy way. We are pumped you have decided to join us as we explore this vital topic!
WHAT YOU’LL TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EPISODE:
▪️ Boundaries vs Rules
▪️ Requests vs Requirements
▪️ The unhealthy effects of Fear-based boundaries in Non-monogamy & Polyamory
▪️ Why Communicating the impact behind your boundaries can increase intimacy
▪️ What a Partner must already BE vs What a Partner can learn to BECOME
▪️ Working with core values, negotiations, and deal breakers
▪️ How to know when a boundary is working or not working
[00:00] Introduction to Reimagining Boundaries
[01:10] Boundaries are Different from Rules
[01:51] The Playground Study on Boundaries
[04:01] The Glass of Water Metaphor
[05:56] Brian Reeve's Work - Requests vs. Requirements
[07:43] When Boundaries are used to Control out of Fear
[13:10] How do you know you have the maturity for Non-Monogamy?
[16:51] BDSM & Boundaries
[18:08] Exploring Boundaries through what you DO WANT vs. what you DON'T WANT.
[19:43] When Boundaries are Honored or Not Honored, what's their Impact?
[20:47] The Be List and the Become List
[24:09] Working with Core Values, Negotiations, and Deal Breakers
[27:43] What's Reasonable and Unreasonable regarding Boundaries
[29:44] Boundaries make us Vulnerable
[35:28] How do you know when a Boundary is Working or Not Working?
[37:05] Energetic Boundaries
[47:17] How are you Affecting Others and what our Pets can Teach us about Boundaries?
[50:29] Asking for Help from a Higher Power
[52:10] Boundaries between Parents & Kids
[57:37] We want to hear from you!
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Co-Hosts Dr. Willow Brown & Leah Piper bring a wealth of wisdom through their combined 40 years of expertise in human sexuality, health, and spiritual growth. Leah is a Tantric Sex Master Coach and Positive Psychology Facilitator, while Dr. Willow is a Chinese & Functional Medicine Doctor and Taoist Sexology Teacher. When these two devotees of love come together, they blend and weave the ancient teachings of Tao and Tantra for the modern lover with humor, insight, and wisdom.
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