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Valentine’s day special on Love, dating, and relationships

Mark Groves




On this episode, I talk with Mark Groves a Human Connection Specialist and founder of Create the Love.

This is an incredibly powerful episode and a Valentine’s Day exclusive all on love and relationships. What I love about Mark is his depth of knowledge, unbridled honesty, and ability to make seemingly complex and confusing topics around love and relationships simple, clear, and easy to digest.

Key Points

  • Getting to know Mark and where he grew up

  • Looking into his childhood and his roots

  • How he was a sensitive child and the role that played in his work now

  • The difference between a wall and a boundary

  • When relationships and their importance became outwardly-conscious for Mark

  • Heartbreak and frustration around not understanding/skillset around love and relationships

  • His “dark night of the soul” and how he navigated his way through it

  • Part of the reason why having to create a new story makes breakups so hard

  • Meeting yourself first so you can bring a healthier version of you to your relationships

  • The importance of avoiding jumping into something right after

  • On the world of dating and being single

  • Self-worth and how we bring it forth into our lives with action

  • The different styles of attachment

  • Chemistry - Is it just a chemical thing?

  • Why saying no to the wrong people faster is important

  • The importance of changing the story you’re telling yourself about what you deserve

  • What the evolved man is

  • How our power systems are changing

  • The danger of the word “toxic”

  • The power of our words and why we need to be careful of what we say

  • Taking responsibility on how we show up for love

  • Mark’s advice for people who are currently dating

  • Mark’s advice for people who are in a long-term relationship and looking to reignite the spark

  • What the “Annual General Meeting” (AGM) is and why it’s a good idea to have one at least once per year

Rapid Fire

  1. Really good taco or 30 minute deep sleep nap?

  2. What books would you recommend people read to improve their relationships?

  3. What would you say to someone who feels stuck and overwhelmed in life?

  4. What would you say to someone who feels as if they are not enough?

  5. What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?

  6. What is your Rebel Cause?



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Attachment Style Quiz

Esther Perel

Abraham Hicks

The Gottman Institute Apps

36 Questions to Make Anyone Fall in Love

Attached - Book by Amir Levine

Loving Bravely - Book by Dr. Alexandra Solman

Getting the Love You Want - Book by Harvel Hendricks

Man’s Search for Meaning - Book by Viktor Frankl


Intro/Transition/Outro: Custom Track by Extra Deluxe