Episode 58: Extroverts and Introverts…Surviving The Times

Let’s be honest, love can be difficult to understand and achieve. Everyone is able to build a healthy and loving relationship but only when we recognize that the passion and intimacy of Eros love must meet the unconditional and sacrificial love of Agape. The Eros Meets Agape podcast is where matters of the heart meets real talk. Join your host, Dr. Saudia Twine, a licensed marriage and family therapist and minister as she navigates the hard conversations about love, sex, marriage and relationships leading you to give and receive the love you both want and need.

COVID-19 has changed many of our lives. Many of us in the US are on a stay at home status and quarantined. How do we survive our new life of work from home, unemployment, home schooling, caring for our children, aging parents, or just dealing with our new normal? What happens when we are the extrovert and need to be out and about interacting with others but can’t? Or what if you’re the introvert and while being at home is your thing, you are sharing your space with someone and can’t seem to find the time to be alone? What do you do? How do you manage? I’m talking to introverts and extroverts, sharing tips on how to manage during the quarantine.

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Episode 57: Baggage

Let’s be honest, love can be difficult to understand and achieve. Everyone is able to build a healthy and loving relationship but only when we recognize that the passion and intimacy of Eros love must meet the unconditional and sacrificial love of Agape. The Eros Meets Agape podcast is where matters of the heart meets real talk. Join your host, Dr. Saudia Twine, a licensed marriage and family therapist and minister as she navigates the hard conversations about love, sex, marriage and relationships leading you to give and receive the love you both want and need.

Sometimes without us even being aware, we can allow the pain from our past to affect our present relationship. If you have ever experienced a conversation where you fear something happening in your present relationship because you’re being triggered of mental reminders from the past. The person you’re with now, may not have even said or done anything but you assume they will do the same thing as the previous person, or will turn out to be like everyone else. Yep…that’s called baggage. On today’s show we’re identifying some common baggage issues, and discussing what each type says and how it appears in the relationship.

Episode 56: Anxiety Is Not In Control

Let’s be honest, love can be difficult to understand and achieve. Everyone is able to build a healthy and loving relationship but only when we recognize that the passion and intimacy of Eros love must meet the unconditional and sacrificial love of Agape. The Eros Meets Agape podcast is where matters of the heart meets real talk. Join your host, Dr. Saudia Twine, a licensed marriage and family therapist and minister as she navigates the hard conversations about love, sex, marriage and relationships leading you to give and receive the love you both want and need.

Guess what?! Circumstances in life can cause you to experience moments where you question yourself, question your worth and question whether or not you have what it takes to move you from point A to point B. It is in these moments that we get anxious either questioning the decisions of our past or those of our future. Today’s episode we’re discussing anxiety and how to cope.

Episode 55: Ready to Love: Silas…Breaking the Silence

We’ve caught up with Silas to see how he’s making progress with his love interest. To refresh your memory, Silas had been stalled for a while due to being overwhelmed with the prospect of having ‘a hard conversation’. While this conversation is important to his life goals, he has to balance the right temperament, tone and understanding while navigating this important discussion. Let’s find out if he has made progress and see where he is headed in his quest for love.

Episode 54: On the Couch – Spread the Love

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant were 2 of the 9 sounds lost on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Death can always make us become introspective and take inventory on what matters most. In this world, we all want love. The way to get it, is to give it. Today’s on the couch episode I share with you the various ways in which we spread love. Sometimes we lose our focus because of what is not taking place. I am sharing with you the many reasons why and how you can spread love. You never know how much someone may need your encouraging word, smile and love.

Episode 53: Top Tips to Avoid Situationships

Sometimes we think we don’t really want a relationship…until we do. Maybe you’ve been here before. You didn’t think you would like her or him…but you do. That’s when we find ourselves caught in something that we can’t define. Left with no title. Not really able to stake a claim. No voice. And while we enjoy their time, we don’t know how we are going to move from this to a relationship. No one wants to be here but…you are. Let’s learn how to avoid getting involved in a situation-ship.

Episode 52: Successfully Single

What does it really mean to be successful? Whose definition of success do we use to define the term? Is professional achievement a happenstance in light of one’s singleness or is it the result of being able to find a healthy professional and personal balance in one’s life? I’m asking the questions to dispel the myth that singleness isn’t a death sentence but instead the perfect place to be while one is becoming the best version of themselves possible. Join my special guests, Dr. Keiva Bland, Judge Kameshia Gant and Dr. Brendesha Tynes as they share their experience in living the single life.

Episode 51: Conquering the Holidays

It’s my favorite time of year…the Christmas holiday season. While I feel relaxed, in my element, and winding down from the numerous tasks and projects I do throughout the year, I also know that for some people this season is extremely difficult to navigate for various reasons. Some have experienced breakups and didn’t expect to be alone this holiday. Others are grappling with grief/loss of a loved one or experiencing depression or another mood disorder. Others become anxious due to the commercializing of holiday expectations and visits from family. Either way, the holiday season can be difficult. I brought in my colleagues to answer some questions and provide tips on dealing with changes in relationships, experiencing trauma, and managing and coping with grief/loss during this holiday season. Join us as we provide our go to tips for having the best Christmas and New Year possible!!