In today’s episode I’m joined once again by the insightful Jayson Gaddis. Tune in as we discuss some of the most common relational challenges we both encounter and how Jayson helps others both better understand relationships AND teach relational skills themselves through The Relationship School.
Jayson Gaddis, author, podcaster, speaker, and “personal trainer for relationships”, is a global leader on interpersonal conflict and connection. He got tired of complaining that street-level relationship skills are not taught in school, so he founded The Relationship School, an impact-based company dedicated to helping individuals, couples and teams work out their differences in order to have indestructible relationships. His new book Getting to Zero: How to work Through Conflict In Your High Stakes Relationships was voted Editors Choice, Best non-fiction, and Best Leadership and Business book in 2021 on Amazon.
01:42 The problem of not having mutual partnership
03:28 The most common relationship challenges
05:10 Dating unavailability
06:35 Should you stay or go?
08:52 People transform their lives around their relationship pain
11:18 Becoming a therapist
16:45 Group beliefs influencing individual beliefs
20:21 Breaking out of old systems
23:22 Challenging the client
29:18 Hearing feedback
33:46 Teaching how to handle conflict
35:19 Success of a relationship shouldn’t be measured by length
36:59 Movies modeling real life
40:02 Apologizing & conflict repair