Build Stronger Relationships with John Kim & Vanessa Bennett

Build Stronger Relationships with John Kim & Vanessa Bennett

Build Stronger Relationships with John Kim & Vanessa Bennett

The Man Enough Podcast - January 9, 2023 - 1:18:18

John Kim (aka "The Angry Therapist") and Vanessa Bennet are world-class relationship therapists, podcast hosts, bestselling authors AND life partners. The couple joins Jamey, Liz and guest host Andy Grammer for a vulnerable and eye-opening conversation about the messy work of relationships. ​​John and Vanessa break down red flags in dating, therapy for men, how to set healthy boundaries for yourself and others, tapping into masculine & feminine energy, and how to navigate mismatched desires within couples.​​Plus, don't miss a sneak peek of an unreleased song from Andy at the end. New episodes every Monday 🎙️ The video version of every episode and bonus features will always be available on the @wearemanenough YouTube channel: The Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.Read It’s Not Me It’s YouTogether, John & Vanessa have written this book, analyzing their own relationship to help untangle the common and frustrating barriers many individuals face on the road to a happy, loving, rewarding partnership.About John Kim & Vanessa Bennett:John Kim, also known as The Angry Therapist, is a published writer, speaker, life coach, and a co-founder of The TAT Lab and Lumia–Life Coach Training and Community. He built a coaching team of his own and launched a sister company called JRNI, creating a new way to help people. Vanessa Bennett is an author, holistic psychotherapist, and codependency expert. Her therapeutic approach integrates years of study and practice in Depth, Buddhist, and Yoga Psychology. She co-hosts the Cheaper Than Therapy Podcast, leads soul-based retreats and workshops, and creates and facilitates curriculum for non-profit and corporate events and conferences.Show Notes 00:00 Episode Starts02:36 Intros 07:34 Red Flags In Dating 09:58 The Misconception of The One15:36 Why Men Don’t Champion Therapy 19:05 Cutting Boys Off From Their Emotional Selves 27:22 Holding Your Friends Accountable 43:48 Caregiving vs Caretaking 48:34 John’s Poem 51:56 Disconnected Desires 01:06:22 From Judgment to Curiosity 01:09:22 Andy’s Song 01:13:31 What Does it Mean to be Man Enough Key Quotes from the Episode: “Taking a second to ask ‘what else could be true?’ is incredibly helpful in relationships…it turns the dial from Judgement to Curiosity” - Vanessa Bennett & John Kim“It’s important to have conversations in locker rooms, be the trojan horse, if you’re there and you’ve gone through some type of hero’s journey then you need to lead by example…share it with your friends.” - John Kim Guest Social Links: John Kim Instagram: @theangrytherapist Twitter: @angrytherapist Facebook:@theangrytherapist Vanessa Bennett Instagram: @vanessasbennet Facebook:@vanessabennettcoaching JOIN THE MAN ENOUGH COMMUNITY: Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: the Man Enough book: the Boys Will Be Human book: FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank Jamey Heath

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What does it mean to be a man, and human, in the world today? This Webby-nominated audio & video podcast explores what it means to be a man today and how rigid gender roles have affected all people. The show creates a safe environment for a range of perspectives to meet and stay at the table, exploring how the messages of masculinity show up in relationships, body image, privilege, fatherhood, sex, success, mental health and so much more. Instead of polarizing and demonizing men and masculinity, it invites all humans to participate and thrive in the world.The weekly series is hosted by filmmaker, actor & author Justin Baldoni, author & journalist Liz Plank, and President of Wayfarer Studios & award winning music producer Jamey Heath. It’s currently in Season 2 and is in the top 1% of most followed and shared podcasts on Spotify, beloved by men, women and people of all genders. If you’re interested in learning in real time, deepening your understanding of yourself and others, and being reminded that you are enough, this is the podcast for you.More info at