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Introducing The New “Summer of Love” series - Ask me YOUR Love & Sex Questions!

Ep. 60

Do YOU have a question about Sex, Love, and Relationships you would like me to answer on the podcast? Email it to hello@drcherylfraser.com with the subject line “Podcast Question”

Give me a little background about your relationship, ask your question, and let me know if I can use your name or if you’d like to remain anonymous. :) 


Summer lovin’ had us a blast… or maybe you are overwhelmed with relationship anxiety, communication problems, and questioning whether or not you should break up with your partner. If this sounds more like your situation, then I would love to help you. For the rest of summer, I will be answering listener questions about challenging romantic situations on the podcast in a Summer of Love Series. 


Today, I am talking about a recent disagreement with my sweetheart that had me spiraling into relationship doom. You will hear about the specific situation that led me to spin a story out of nothing. Do you ever do that? I know that you do… I talk about HOW to work through these feelings when they happen to you. And…drumroll, please…I introduce the upcoming, Summer of Love Series - based entirely on YOUR burning relationship issues.


Don’t forget to send your questions to me via email hello@drcherylfraser.com with the subject line “Podcast Question” so I can answer them. 


In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • What you need to do for me to answer YOUR Love and Sex questions (3:15)
  • About a recent fight I had with my sweetheart …and what we did about it (5:10)
  • How I spun the story of relationship doom into a bigger deal than it was (12:15)
  • What to expect for the Summer of Love Series (15:16)
  • This week’s LoveByte (18:00)


Q&A:

  • How can I stop spiraling when my partner frustrates me? Learn how to accommodate your differing styles through humor, acceptance, and clear communication. And CHANGE THE STORY 
  • How can I submit a love, relationship, or sex question for the Summer of Love series? Email it to hello@drcherylfraser.com with the subject line “Podcast Question”. Give me a little background about your relationship, ask your question, and let me know if I can use your name or you’d like to remain anonymous


Want to learn more about Buddhism and Love relationships? Check out my book Buddha’s Bedroom 


Resources mentioned:


Got a question or topic you’d like me to cover in an upcoming episode? Email me at cheryl@drcherylfraser.com


Let’s Connect!

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