173: How to Initiate Sex Like a Pro, Featuring James Christensen

by | Feb 9, 2024 | General Posts, Podcast

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Let’s be honest here. Initiating sex is not easy at all. We want the other person to take charge and initiate, right? We worry, how are we going to be received? There’s also so much of ourselves wrapped up in what it means to initiate, or not initiate, sex. And past experiences tend to influence our reluctance to initiate as well. Yet, the reality is if one of you doesn’t initiate sex, sex is never going to happen in your relationship. 

So why is initiating sex so hard? What are some common reasons why people, me included, struggle to initiate sex sometimes? How do we get better at this very intimate act of bidding for sexual connection?

I’ve been pondering these questions lately, and I’m grateful to meet up with James Christiansen, a licensed marriage and family therapist from Roseville, California. You’ll quickly find out that he has a brilliant sharp mind and quickly cuts right to the heart of the matter.  

And this episode, we’re going to talk about what’s at the heart of initiating sex, because it gets a lot deeper than what you’re probably thinking. And by the end of this episode, hopefully you’ll take more courageous action to cherish your spouse more than before.   

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<h3>Dan Purcell</h3>

Dan Purcell

Dan and his wife Emily Purcell are the founders of Get Your Marriage On! They are on a mission to strengthen marriages by making lovemaking incredibly fun and deeply connecting. Dan is a sex coach. They are also the creators of the popular Intimately Us and Just Between Us apps that have been downloaded over 750,000 times. They are the host of the popular Get Your Marriage On! podcast with over 1 million listens. In addition to their coaching program, they host romantic retreat getaways for couples, and put on workshops on how to have a great sex life and deeper intimacy.Dan and Emily met in middle school and have been married for over 20 years and have 6 kids. Dan loves cracking dad jokes, running marathons, planning the next creative date night with his sweetheart, and enjoys the magnificent outdoors around their St George home.

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