#166: The Intimacy Gap: Topaz Adizes Unveils the 12 Questions That Transform Love


Do you feel a growing emotional gap in your relationship, a sense that the deep, intimate connection you once shared is slipping away? In the hustle of daily life, it's easy to find ourselves longing for a bond that goes beyond the surface, yet feeling unsure how to reclaim that profound closeness we crave.


This longing for deeper intimacy isn't just about being understood; it's about being truly received by another—heart and soul. But the path to rekindling this connection often feels shrouded in mystery, leaving us to wonder if it's possible to ever truly grasp it again. As days turn into years, the challenge of maintaining and deepening intimacy can seem like an insurmountable task.

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Welcome to Love Shack Live, your sanctuary for navigating the complexities of relationships at a crossroads. Today, we're joined by Topaz Adizes, an award-winning filmmaker and the mind behind a brand new book called "12 Questions for Love," to guide us through this labyrinth. With insights gained from 1,200 couples around the globe, Topaz reveals how the art of asking thoughtful, strategic questions in an environment of emotional safety can transform our relationships.


How can strategic questioning and relentless curiosity rejuvenate our relationships? How do we maintain, and more importantly, deepen the connection we share with our partners over time? These are the transformative questions we're unpacking today.


Join us as Topaz shares his insights from working with couples globally, revealing that the key to lasting intimacy is not just in the asking but in the sharing of emotions and creating an environment of emotional safety. Discover how well-crafted questions can lead us closer than ever before, turning each shared moment into a step toward a more profound connection.


So, if you're searching for that elusive treasure of deep intimacy, tune in. Let's unravel the mystery together and learn how the power of inquiry and unwavering curiosity can breathe life into our relationships. Welcome to a journey of discovery, where each question asked is a door opened to a deeper understanding of ourselves and our partners.


"What does it truly take to create lasting intimacy? How do the subtleties of communication shape our deepest connections?" These are the questions at the heart of today's episode. Prepare to be inspired, challenged, and ultimately transformed.

Links mentioned in show:


  1. Learn more about Topaz and his work here: theskindeep.com
  2. Need support? Join our Love In Limbo: Separation Support Sessions. Learn more here: http://loveinlimbo.com/
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