06 | Maintaining Healthy Relationships with Elizabeth Hinkle
Today, Sara and Alex are getting the lowdown about relationships and how to foster them while also taking care of yourself and your own mental health. They talk with Talkspace counselor Elizabeth Hinkle, a licensed marriage and family therapist, to discuss why relationships seem harder in this day and age thanks to technology and the many dating apps out there. They also go beyond romantic relationships and how to have healthy and happy friendships. Finally, they discuss the importance of self-care, which is so much more than spending a night in with a sheet mask and a bath bomb.
We also talk about…
- Modern dating terminology like ghosting and orbiting
- How to protect ourselves without being too closed off in today’s ruthless dating scene
- Establishing boundaries and how to support our friends and ourselves if those boundaries are crossed
- Self-care—things to do and why it’s important