The Race for the Ring


The Initiation

Season 4, Ep. 117

This week on Race for the Ring, Mindie is joined by Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor, and Founder of 'Connecting The Dots Therapy', Luree Benjamin!

In this episode, Mindie and Luree talk about initiation under the sheets! With a focus in sex therapy, Luree uses her expertise to share how to keep (or reintroduce) intimacy into your love life, establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries, and the power of no. Listen closely as she dives deeper and explains her own personal experiences, as well as her clients', and how you can implement the same strategies to maintain a strong, intimate connection with your partner!

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