EP. 70: F the Fairy Tale: Rewriting Relationship Rules with Damona Hoffman

Description of the episode

⚡️ Sparks flying and magic in the air? Or just the sound of yet another dating myth fizzling out? 🐸💔 Join Heather and best-selling author and certified dating coach Damona Hoffman as they smash the old fairy tale narratives and construct a love story that’s truly your own on ‘Ask A Sex Therapist.’ This episode isn’t about finding Prince Charming but finding real connections in a world full of ‘happily ever after’ expectations. 🧚 Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or a hopeful realist, you won’t want to miss the truths unpacked here. 🌟

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • 🔮 The myth of instant chemistry and the importance of personal growth in relationships.
  • 🎙️ How to inspire authentic connections beyond text messages (hint: try audio messages!)
  • 💑 The four pillars essential for a relationship and how to apply them practically.
  • 😱 Turning the ‘ick’ of dating blunders into a path of self-discovery.
  • 🔐 Embracing the realism over romance for a meaningful and fulfilling partnership.

Time Stamps:

[00:01:16] The allure of Valentine’s Day and everyday love

[00:02:44] Demystifying the ‘perfect’ partner and unrealistic expectations

[00:04:19] Is romance lost when we say ‘F the fairy tale’?

[00:06:30] The importance of staying in the moment

[00:08:40] Damona’s refreshing approach to ‘the list’

[00:09:57] The love/hate relationship with dating height requirements

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