When Wants, Needs, Expectations, and Negotiations Collide: What a Relationship Therapist Teaches Us About Boundaries


Abby Medcalf

Show Notes

Abby Medcalf is a Relationship Maven, psychologist, author, podcast host and Tedx speaker who has helped thousands of people think differently so they can create connection, ease and joy in their relationships (especially the one with yourself)!

With her unique background in both business and counseling, she brings a fresh, effective perspective to life’s struggles using humor, research and her direct, no-nonsense style. With over 35 years of experience, Abby is a recognized authority and sought-after speaker at organizations such as Google, Apple, AT&T, Kaiser, PG&E, American Airlines and Chevron.

She’s been a featured expert on CBS and ABC news, and has been a contributor to the New York Times, Women’s Health, Psychology Today, Well+Good and Bustle. She’s the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book, “Be Happily Married, Even if Your Partner Won’t Do a Thing,” as well as the newly released Boundaries Made Easy, and the host of the top-rated “Relationships Made Easy” Podcast now in over 170 countries.

Abby has a way of getting to the point regarding what needs to be done to truly transform your relationship and what will not. In this episode, you will hear us speak a lot about asking more questions and making fewer statements (a.k.a. Criticizing). She reminds us to get out of our heads, make it less about ourselves, and become more curious about our partners. 

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