“Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice.” —Fawn Weaver
Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a lasting, loving relationship?
As Chris and I approach our ten-year wedding anniversary, we’re reflecting on our journey as a couple and sharing our tips on how to build a relationship filled with intimacy, joy, laughter, and pleasure.
In this episode of The Elevated Life®, we’re sharing The Secrets of Our Lasting Relationship. If you want a partner by your side as you go after your wild and crazy dreams, this episode is for you!
Tune in to learn:
💜 The evolution of our relationship over the past ten years (including how my vision for our anniversary has shifted over time.)
💜 Chris’ #1 tip for building a relationship that lasts
💜 How to effortlessly attract your dream partner by focusing on your own self-development
💜 The role of appreciation in a successful partnership
Highlights from this episode:
01:23 – Our plans to go to Aspen for our 10-year wedding anniversary
01:55 – How my vision for our 10-year anniversary has changed over the years
03:20 – The #1 tip for a lasting relationship
05:07 – “When you think about where you want to be, you need to picture your partner there with you.”
06:18 – The Seven and Above rule and how it applies to relationships
06:44 – What Brit’s grandmother told her was the secret to a long-lasting relationship
07:49 – “Words are only 7% of communication. It’s the attitude and underlying energy that makes you feel loved, heard, and seen.”
08:29 – Chris talks about the importance of listening versus fixing
09:00 – “We fall in love with people’s strengths, but we live with their weaknesses.”
10:15 – The backwards-ness of first dates
11:02 – Brit talks about the trap that she sees too many women get into
12:56 – “A better version of you shows up better everywhere.”
14:12 – Brit explains the meaning of The Lover’s card in tarot
15:34 – A look back at how we met on Myspace
18:07 – Chris shares the way that intimacy begins with words and thoughts
20:45 – How Chris played an important role in Brit’s business journey
21:14 – The one thing we had in common when we met
22:33 – The importance of working on yourself everyday
24:37 – How Chris knew that Brit would be a success as soon as he met her
26:25 – How to attract your perfect partner effortlessly
27:20 – “I’d rather you be alone and be who you really are than to be with someone that dims your light because they don’t understand.”
28:10 – The visualization practice that helps you to support and empower your partner
31:09 – Why being in a relationship is one of the most vulnerable things you can do
34:40 – Brit shares a story of a woman who brought a pendulum into her salon
36:44 – Why you should know your partner’s dreams and ambitions
39:20 – “You deserve to be in a fantastic relationship. You deserve all of life’s riches. And every piece of that is inside of you.”
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