Impacts of Pornography on Intimacy and Relationships

Clay Olsen was on a date when he first met his wife. Captivated by her presence and beauty, he convinces a friend to hack the school system to get her number and email… and that’s just the beginning!

Clay Olsen is also the founder of Fight the New Drug, an organization devoted to educating our generation the impacts of pornography neurologically, emotionally, and globally.

Love Intently stands strongly against human trafficking and domestic violence systemically. 88% of the most popular scenes in porn has physical, aggression or verbal harm towards women. Join us as we discuss how porn is shaping the way we view women, love, and intimacy.

To Clay, Love is focus: giving people our time and attention and ultimately our focus.

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Join us this week as CJ and Kelly share the fears of their early relationship, the bravery, faith and love that helped them overcome it and how discovering and utilizing your unique weird may just be the secret to becoming a better leader, partner and parent.

You can pre-order your copy of Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Differenceat!  

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Lou and Kelly have certainly had their fair share of nontraditional milestones. Join us this week as Lou and Kelly share their unique story, their advice for building the life you dream of, and their recipe for individual growth within a relationship.

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Ashley and Dan Behnke are the very definition of a power couple. Ashley is the CEO of SpotLoc8r, while Dan is a non-profit founder and current college volleyball coach. All while raising two beautiful children! Their relationship blossomed from a combination of business and volleyball, and they’ve been going strong ever since, working together to achieve both their marriage and business goals. Though they’ve had some obstacles thrown their way, they handle it all with grace and the best sense of humor. In this episode they are true #relationshipgoals

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