ERP 186: How to Prioritize the Most Important Element of Your Relationship – an Interview with Rabbi Manis Friedman

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Guest Rabbi Manis Friedman:

World-renowned author, counselor, lecturer and philosopher, Rabbi Manis Friedman uses ancient wisdom and modern wit as he captivates audiences around the country and the world. Rabbi Friedman started an organization called “It’s Good to Know” which reaches thousands of people every month through his online classes and events.   

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In this episode, Rabbi Manis Friedman and Dr. Jessica Higgins discuss: 

  • Functional marriages versus intimate marriages. 
  • Love doesn’t bond you, it separates you, because love is a personal experience. 
  • The difference between sex and intimacy. 
  • The harm of pornography and its pervasiveness in society. 
  • The essence of marriage is giving and receiving. 
  • Addressing tension points to build intimacy and trust. 
  • Only getting married if you believe in marriage and are in it forever. 
  • What home should feel like, regardless of moods.

“The thing that is ruining marriages today is love – love has become toxic, and love cannot hold a relationship together, it wasn’t meant to. Being in love does not mean you’re in a good relationship, it means you found some pleasure in your life.” —  Rabbi Manis Friedman

Mentioned:

Twitter: @ManisFriedman
Facebook: Rabbi Manis Friedman
Website: ItsGoodToKnow.org
Instagram: @rabbimanisfriedman
Books: The Joy of Intimacy: A Soulful Guide to Love, Sexuality, & Marriage & Doesn’t Anyone Blush Anymore?
Show: Ideas that Change the World…
YouTube: Rabbi Manis Friedman
LinkedIn: Manis Friedman

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Website: drjessicahiggins.com
Email: [email protected] 

Transcript: ERP 186: How to Prioritize the Most Important Element of Your Relationship, an Interview With Rabbi Manis Friedman

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