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What is Real Intimacy? With David Essel

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What is Real Intimacy? With David Essel

What is real intimacy? When most people hear the word intimacy, their mind immediately goes to physical touch, sex and more. But is that definition accurate in the world of love, relationships and intimacy? Dr. Terri talks to David Essel, counselor, master life coach, international speaker, minister and author of 10 books, including the best-selling book called "Love and Relationship Secrets....That Everyone Needs to Know." For the past 30 years, David has been helping singles and couples from around the world to grasp what real intimacy means. David says that once you understand the meaning of real intimacy, you will have the most profound love relationships and friendships.

On today's episode:

:30 - David's background and the law of attraction

6:10 - Getting out of an unhealthy relationship

9:50 - Recognizing your relationship patterns and avoiding the same mistakes

17:00 - Dealing with deal breakers

19:55 - Real intimacy and the importance of honesty

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David_Essel_940152524.jpgDavid Essel is a number one best-selling author, counselor, master life coach, international speaker and minister whose mission is to positively affect 2 million people or more every day, in every area of life, regardless of their current circumstances. He began his career in the health and fitness industry but in 1990, a chance encounter with an athletic client who desired a life free of resentments from her former husband, led him deeply into the world of relationship work, with both singles and couples. David is the author of 10 books, including the best-selling book called "Love and Relationship Secrets....That Everyone Needs to Know". He is verified through Psychology Today as one of the top Counselors and Life Coaches in the USA, and is verified through as one of the top relationship counselors and coaches in the world. For more information about David and his best-selling books, visit or



About Dr. Terri Orbuch:

Dr. Terri Orbuch (aka The Love Doctor®) is an internationally recognized relationship expert, author, speaker, professor at Oakland University, and research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. She is also the director of a landmark study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she has been following the same couples for almost 3 decades.

Dr. Orbuch is widely published in scientific journals and the author of “5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great” and “Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship.” Her practical science-based advice has led to being featured in publications in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and TIME magazine, and appearances on The Today Show, MSNBC, The Katie Couric Show, ESPN, HuffPost Live, and CNN.

She writes articles at Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and other national outlets; and her relationship segments are aired on Fox-2 Detroit Morning News. She just launched a new video online course called, “How to Find Love in 7 Days: The Science of Finding Love.” Learn more about her at: