Relationships For Life

Conference Day 1

Gay and Katie Hendricks

Gay and Katie Hendricks

From judgment to genius

  • Safety as a limiting principle
  • Appreciation unlocks genius
  • Upper Limit Problems
Jayson Gaddis

Jayson Gaddis

Understanding conflict and connection

  • Identifying your conflict story
  • How your relational blueprint forms
  • Transforming victim triangle relationship patterns

Dr H Hendrix & Dr H LaKelly Hunt

The power of wonder

  • Why objecting to difference leads to conflict
  • How the Imago process gives couples a structure to move past problems toward empathy
  • The single feature of a thriving couple
Jennifer Petriglieri

Jennifer Petriglieri

Dual career couple challenges

  • How to choose whose career should take priority and when
  • How to set boundaries as a couple
  • Prioritizing home, work and family life
Dr Tina Payne Bryson

Dr Tina Payne Bryson

Showing up in relationship

  • How secure attachment predicts resiliency
  • The four S's of attachment science
  • Reflection as a legacy-changing tool
Dr Daryl Johnson

Dr Daryl Johnson

A blueprint for a solid relationship

  • Ways to strengthen an existing relationship
  • How to start a new relationship on the right foot
  • How to spot and manage red flags in a relationship

Ty Powers

How to live, love and work together

  • Strategies for resolving conflict and creating harmony
  • How to be in a long-term professional and personal partnership together
  • Navigating racial and gender power dynamics in relationship
Kara Hoppe

Kara Hoppe

Overcoming baby bombs

  • Danger signs for relationships with small children
  • The importance of secure functioning
  • How to find time for your relationship around small children
Amy McMahan

Amy McMahan

Thriving after a baby

  • The most important factors that build resiliency in couples
  • Signs of perinatal mood disorders and how to get help
  • Guides for staying connected and managing conflict and stress
Dr Dan Brown

Dr Dan Brown

Childhood attachment and adult relationships

  • The 4 attachment styles
  • How positive visualisation can support healing attachment trauma
  • The 3 pillars of healing attachment trauma

Dating And Attraction

Conference Day 2

John Gray

John Gray

Stress responses in men and women

  • How traditional male and female roles have evolved
  • Strategies to lower the stress caused by this evolution of roles
  • Why women and men naturally react to stress in different ways
Heather Monroe

Heather Monroe

Healing relational trauma

  • How attachments formed in our childhood impact our adult relationships
  • Why intensity in relationship is not intimacy
  • What trauma bonding looks like and how to break the pattern
Mat Boggs

Mat Boggs

Everlasting Love

  • What principle keeps love alive for decades
  • Which small habit creates distance in relationship
  • How a "5-minute sweaty conversation" can resolve any conflict
Kevin Patterson

Kevin Patterson

Dating and racial dynamics

  • Kevin's experiences of the polyamorous community as a Black man
  • The issues around having a racial preference when dating
  • The importance of inclusive spaces
Marni Battista

Marni Battista

Attracting high quality partners

  • Identifying hurdles keeping you stuck in your dating process
  • The unconscious mistakes women make when trying to attract a high-quality partner
  • The importance of owning your authenticity to improve your dating results online and offline
Michael Stone

Michael Stone

Manifest your desired relationship with breathwork

  • How our unconscious thinking patterns can prevent successful relationships
  • Using breathwork to transcend these thinking patterns
  • The 6 keys to a successful relationship
Lamont White

Lamont White

Keys to long-term love for gay men

  • Priorities for partnership
  • The key to dating apps and social media
  • The versatility of virtual dating
Shana James

Shana James

The relationship crisis for men

  • Signs men don't feel safe expressing emotions
  • Steps to hold space for big feelings
  • The ways women communicate that push men away
Dr Meg-John Barker

Dr Meg-John Barker

Rewriting the rules of relationships

  • Understanding different relationship styles
  • Having difficulties in your relationships doesn't make you a failure
  • The importance of figuring out what ways of relating work for you
Sarika Jain

Sarika Jain

Becoming Relationship Ready

  • How closing your 'ex files' helps open the door to 'the one'
  • Why women keep sabotaging their love life, and how to change it
  • How to become relationship-ready for the right partner
Tripp Lanier

Tripp Lanier

Relationship alignment

  • Meeting needs when considering a partner
  • Discomfort as information
  • Recognizing when you're out of alignment
Jessica Fern

Jessica Fern

Attachment styles in nonmonogamy

  • Understanding what is consensual nonmonogamy
  • How attachment shows up in nonmonogamy
  • Using the HEARTS method to navigate attachment in nonmongamy
Ryan Patrick

Ryan Patrick

Finding love post-COVID

  • The importance of individual personal development
  • Polarity, energy and magnetic draw between sexes
  • Online dating tips and traps
Dr. Ruth L. Schwartz

Dr. Ruth L. Schwartz

Conscious Lesbian Dating & Love

  • How to stop committing too fast
  • How to avoid emotional draining to foster closeness
  • What is female sexual fluidity

Communication

Conference Day 3

Dr Stan Tatkin

Dr Stan Tatkin

Redefining love as the act of showing up

  • The biology of connection
  • The power of explicit guidelines for relating
  • Why showing up however we feel is so important
Jocelyn and Aaron Freeman

Jocelyn and Aaron Freeman

Shortening argument hangovers

  • The danger of avoiding conflict
  • Avoiding "the trap" during an argument
  • Time out vs walking out leads to repair
Martha Kauppi

Martha Kauppi

Core skills for polyamory & open relationships

  • The main issues that arise in nonmonogamous relationships
  • 4 core communication skills
  • How to make strong agreements with one's partner(s)
Dr Robert Holden

Dr Robert Holden

The enneagram and relationships

  • What the enneagram is
  • How to use the lens of the enneagram for deeper intimacy
  • Practical lessons for each enneatype in relationship
Dr Betty Martin

Dr Betty Martin

Exploring desire through giving and receiving

  • The Wheel of Consent as a practice of giving and receiving
  • Why it's important to practice giving and receiving
  • How to practice and the positive impact personally and relationally
Justin Hancock

Justin Hancock

Consent as more than yes or no

  • Consent is not just about yes and no, it's about the freedom to choose
  • Consent is not just about sex, it shows up in all areas of life
  • We can always have more consent
Dr Alexis Shepperd

Dr Alexis Shepperd

Cultivating depth and intimacy

  • The importance of welcoming everything
  • How to share your deepest experience
  • The power of applied empathy
Rafia Morgan

Rafia Morgan

Moving beyond defensiveness

  • Why our shadows can get in the way of intimacy
  • What causes defensiveness
  • How to cultivate true forgiveness and connection
Dr Kathryn Ford

Dr Kathryn Ford

Cultivating intimate communication

  • The practice of Aperture Awareness™
  • Why learning to attune to your partner is so important
  • How repair is different from accepting blame.
Shezza Walters

Shezza Walters

Sexy new earth relationships

  • The importance of taking responsibility
  • How to work with our shadows
  • The power of vulnerability in intimacy
David Cooley

David Cooley

Managing conflict in relationships

  • Why conflict in relationships is normal and how to manage it
  • How to prevent escalating issues that arise
  • Skills to listen and communicate when conflict arises
Terri Lonowski

Terri Lonowski

Soulful listening for relationships

  • How to use the five elements of Soulful Listening
  • What is the impact of loneliness and isolation
  • How to use the breath to come into the present

Sexual Intimacy

Conference Day 4

Celeste Hirschman and Dr Danielle Harel

Celeste Hirschman and Dr Danielle Harel

Cultivating sexual compatibility

  • How to have conversations about sexual needs and desires
  • What turns people on and why
  • How to learn what your partner wants in an experiential way
Rafaella Fiallo

Rafaella Fiallo

Sexual self-care

  • What is sexual self-care
  • Sex education culture and the limits to sexual wellbeing
  • Reclaiming one's sexuality
Darshana Avila

Darshana Avila

Connecting to your eroticism

  • What is Erotic Wholeness
  • Practical tips for connecting to your eroticism on your own
  • Practical tips for erotic connection with your partner (with and without intercourse)

Dr David Malebranche

Intimacy and pleasure

  • The importance of talking about sexual health
  • How pleasure can be part of a sexual health assessment
  • How to handle sexual health and sexual needs over a lifetime
Janel Vitale

Janel Vitale

Navigating mismatched needs

  • Going beyond Sexual Mythology
  • Moving through shame to foster connection
  • Compromise beyond coersion and repression
Justine Dawson

Justine Dawson

Cultivating mindful desire

  • The relationship between desire and intimacy
  • How to communicate your desires in relationship
  • How to strengthen your No's and Yes's

Evelyn Resch

Navigating low libido in relationship

  • What causes low libido
  • How to navigate different levels of sexual desire in relationship
  • Why radical honesty is so important
Holly Wood

Holly Wood

Different desires in long-term relationships

  • How desire changes throughout life
  • The three types of sexual desire
  • Physiological and situational factors impacting desire
Dr Liz Powell

Dr Liz Powell

Kink beyond "Fifty Shades of Gray"

  • Why mainstream media depictions of kink can be harmful
  • How to figure out which fantasies will work for you
  • Practical tips for getting started
Ruby B. Johnson

Ruby B. Johnson

Pleasure as anti-oppression

  • Decolonising consensual nonmonogamy
  • Understanding sexual preferences around kink/BDSM
  • What is pleasure activism

Emotional Intimacy

Conference Day 5

Dawson Church

Dawson Church

Tapping through your relationship triggers

  • How our triggers stop us being emotionally present
  • The biology of our stress response
  • How to use tapping to build deeper emotional connection
Dr. Margaret Paul

Dr. Margaret Paul

Thriving relationships through Inner Bonding

  • How control impacts conflict
  • Why the Inner Bonding process can provide relief immediately
  • How self love transforms relationships
Dr Robert Augustus Masters

Dr Robert Augustus Masters

Creating emotional intimacy

  • What is emotional intimacy
  • Why there is no such thing as positive or negative emotions
  • How to express your emotions in relationship
Melanie Tonia Evans

Melanie Tonia Evans

Finding real love after narcissistic abuse

  • How to avoid getting trapped in narcissistic relationships
  • Choosing healthy relationships consciously
  • Why self-partnering is critical to a good relationship
Allison Conte and JT Smiedendorf

Allison Conte and JT Smiedendorf

Creating a sacred union

  • What is sacred union, and why does it matter?
  • Working with polarity values to clear conflict & expand consciousness
  • The power of psychedelics for going deeper in relationship
Dr Patrice Douglas

Dr Patrice Douglas

Managing mental health in relationships

  • How mental health can impact a relationship
  • How to support someone struggling with a mental illness
  • How to ask for support when you are struggling with a mental illness
Dr Ava Pommerenk

Dr Ava Pommerenk

Recovering from betrayal

  • What the different types of betrayal are
  • Why betrayal is normal
  • How to recover from betrayal
LaShelle Lowe-Chardé

LaShelle Lowe-Chardé

Relationship as a spiritual practice

  • Mindful compassionate dialogue
  • How to set healthy boundaries
  • Relationship repair
Ali Hendry

Ali Hendry

Understanding and navigating jealousy

  • Where jealousy comes from
  • How to manage jealousy when it arises in you
  • How to respond to jealousy in a partner
Tana Espino

Tana Espino

Codependency to confidence

  • Roles women assume in codependent relationships
  • How to stay in integrity with yourself
  • Setting healthy boundaries
Dr Marni Feuerman

Dr Marni Feuerman

Ending unhealthy relationship cycles

  • Making the unconscious conscious
  • How our family relationships influence our romantic partnerships
  • The tools and techniques for breaking unhealthy relationship cycles
Dr Gertrude Lyons

Dr Gertrude Lyons

Rewriting the Mother Code

  • How to identify our Mother Code
  • How to bring the unconscious to the intentional
  • What it means to continuously be co-creating our relationships through all life's transitions
Libby Sinback

Libby Sinback

A toolkit for changes and transitions in relationships

  • The types of changes that can occur in a relationship, including chosen milestones and other types
  • A toolkit to navigate changes and transitions in relationships
  • Knowing when and how to end a relationship if that feels right

Self-Love

Conference Day 6

Dr Keith Witt

Dr Keith Witt

Stages of self-love

  • Why everything in life is relationships
  • How moral development affects self-love
  • Simple practices to cultivate self-love
Jamila Dawson

Jamila Dawson

Connecting through self-love and pleasure

  • Understanding what self-love and self-care really are
  • Practices to connect to your value and power
  • Understanding the positive impact of self-love on others
Dr David Hamilton

Dr David Hamilton

The practice of self-love

  • The connection between self-love and intimate love
  • How posture affects self-love
  • The power of vulnerability
Dr Sophia Graham

Dr Sophia Graham

Self-consent as the foundation for relating

  • What is self-consent
  • The positive impact of learning self-consent
  • How to get started
Lauren Mackler

Lauren Mackler

Mastering the art of aloneness

  • Why aloneness is so important
  • How to overcome the fear of being alone
  • Practical steps to work on your relationship with yourself
Mel Cassidy

Mel Cassidy

Radical relating with self

  • What is "Radical Relating"
  • What pulls us away from an authentic relationship with ourselves
  • How to recognise core needs and break free from harmful stories
Tia Larkin

Tia Larkin

Loneliness and social isolation

  • Who is high risk for loneliness and social isolation and the signs to seek help
  • The role of technology in preventing or promoting disconnection
  • Tools for coping with feelings of loneliness
Dr Connirae Andreas

Dr Connirae Andreas

Coming to wholeness

  • How coming from wholeness can transform a relationship
  • Why going beyond our stories is so important
  • Guided experience of the wholeness process

Relating In The World

Understanding and navigating social and cultural expectations of relationships


Conference Day 7

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson

Creating a spiritually mature relationship

  • The danger of weaponising our triggers
  • What true maturity really is
  • The power of grace in relationship
Dr Keith Campbell

Dr Keith Campbell

Understanding narcissism

  • What narcissism is
  • How to recognise it in ourselves and others
  • How to manage narcissists
Yasmin Benoit

Yasmin Benoit

Understanding asexuality & aromanticism

  • What asexuality and aromanticism is and isn't
  • Debunking common myths and misconceptions
  • Understanding sexuality as a spectrum
John Harper

John Harper

Relationship without projections

  • What are object relations
  • How to see our projections
  • Practical steps to be free of past projections in the present
Miranda Macpherson

Miranda Macpherson

Cultivating sacred relationships

  • The power of prayer for connection
  • How to meet relationships from your deepest nature
  • The vows of ego in relationship
Kate Northrup

Kate Northrup

Navigating money and relationships

  • Why our relationship to money is so important
  • How to talk about money to your loved ones
  • Practical steps to better manage your money
Amalia Miralrio

Amalia Miralrio

Coping with vulnerability in relationships

  • How cultural factors impact relationship
  • The role of social privilege in dating
  • How to foster intimacy when triggered
Dr Alex Iantaffi

Dr Alex Iantaffi

Gender and relationships

  • How gender impacts all our relationships
  • The harm in perpetuating gender roles
  • The opportunities that open up if we let go of rigid gender roles
Zayna Ratty

Zayna Ratty

Intersectionality in relationships

  • What is intersectionality
  • How intersectionality impacts relationships
  • Race and ethnicity in relationships
Leanne Yau

Leanne Yau

Gen Z polyamory and neurodivergence

  • The need for easily digestible educational content around nonmonogamy
  • How being autistic has impacted Leanne's experiences of polyamory
  • Polyamory in the age of social media
Jennie Williams

Jennie Williams

Intimacy and disability

  • Jennie's own story of disability and intimacy
  • The power of honest communication
  • What the disabled community can teach the non-disabled about sex

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