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Prioritizing Your Intimacy

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  1. INTRODUCTION
    Welcome to Prioritizing Your Intimacy!
    1 Topic
  2. The science behind prioritizing your intimacy
    What do we mean by intimacy?
  3. The science behind prioritizing your intimacy
    1 Topic
  4. Love languages
    Love languages
    1 Topic
  5. Affection
    Catch your partner doing something right
    1 Topic
  6. Catch your partner doing something right
    Affection
  7. Love Maps
    The importance of showing affection
    1 Topic
  8. Appreciation, recognition, and empathy
    The principle of building Love Maps
    1 Topic
  9. Appreciation
  10. Recognition
  11. Empathy
  12. The Four Horsemen
    Homework
  13. Listening
    The Four Horsemen
    1 Topic
  14. Don't try and cheer your partner up
    Listen and learn
  15. Transforming criticism into wishes
    Don't always try and cheer your partner up
    1 Topic
  16. Process an argument
    Transforming criticism into wishes
    1 Topic
  17. Is Not Rocket Science
    Processing is a process
    1 Topic
  18. The 6-second kiss & the 20-second hug
    Your sexual relationship "is not rocket science"
    1 Topic
  19. Talking about sex
    The 6 second kiss & the 20 second hug
    1 Topic
  20. How many times a week
    How to learn and grow & what turns you on
    1 Topic
  21. How to reject your partner
    Is there a magic number?
  22. The art of compromise
    How to turn down sex
    1 Topic
  23. Self care isn't selfish
    What is a compromise?
    1 Topic
  24. Mutual masturbation
    Self care isn't selfish
    1 Topic
  25. Smartphones
    Mutual Masturbation = Hot AF
  26. Happiness is love
    Smartphone sabotage
    1 Topic
  27. Happiness = Love
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What is a compromise?

BBXX November 13, 2020

1.  An agreement of settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions
2.  The expedient acceptance of standards that are lower than is desirable

Compromise never feels perfect. Everyone gains something and everyone loses something. It’s important to consider what the compromise means not just for you but also for the other person- to recognize the sacrifice and value on their part as well.

The key to compromise is feeling understood, respected, and honored in your hopes.


Here we see two compromise ovals.
We like to think of it as a compromise bagel.

FLEXIBLE VS. INFLEXIBLE

The inside oval (inflexible area) contains the ideas, needs, and values you absolutely cannot compromise on, and the outside oval (flexible area) contains the ideas, needs, and values that you feel are negotiable.

After you have defined your core needs and areas of flexibility, come up with a temporary compromise. Repeat this exercise periodically to re-evaluate.

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