Getting Your Needs Met: Relationship Boundaries with Shadeen Francis

Therapist Shadeen Francis joins Dr. Alexandra to respond to a listener who is interested in opening up her marriage, but is facing resistance from her partner. They use this question as a springboard to explore the topic of disclosed non-monogamy, unmet needs, mental health and communication in a long-term partnership.

Shadeen’s Website:

https://shadeenfrancis.com/

Shadeen’s Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/shadeenfrancis/

Terry Real’s book, “I Don’t Want to Talk About It”:

https://terryreal.com/product/i-dont-want-to-talk-about-it/

Learn more about the topics covered in this episode:

The Flexibility of Female Sexuality with Wednesday Martin (The Psychology Podcast)

Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma, and Consensual Nonmonogamy (Jessica Fern)

Relationship Bill of Rights (Eve Rickert and Franklin Veaux)

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