How We Fall in Love in Three Steps

Falling in love is a process, if you’ve been in love you know it happens before you even know it. You wake up one day with butterflies and next thing you know you’re smiling while texting at work.

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Moving into a Secure attachment style from Anxious or Avoidant with Sophie Kwok and Annabelle Dura

On this week’s episode, our founder Sophie Kwok and Annabelle Dura share their journey of moving from an avoidant or anxious attachment style to a secure attachment style. Shortly after Sophie read the book Attached by Amir Levine, she shared it with Annabelle and it completely shifted how they approach love and relationships.  Curious about your attachment style? Take your quiz below to identify your attachments style or read more here.

Annabelle Evangeline is a Los Ángeles based writer and entrepreneur who believes that the key to unlocking life’s purpose is by living vulnerably, practicing creativity, and embracing community.

She is the author of into the darkness, a workbook for trauma survivors created from her own experience with mental health and sexual trauma. Since then, she has been passionate about creating tangible worksheets, experiences and tools to heal through hardship and live a purposeful life.

Since reading the book, Annabelle has entered a relationship with a secure partner and she shares her experience thus far. Sophie and Annabelle discuss how digging into their attachment styles brought greater healing, self-awareness, and healthier relationships in their life.

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When Opposite's Attract with Ashley and Brandon Hill

Brandon and Ashley Hill share their journey of getting out of debt (they ate red beans and rice for every meal...for way too long), career changes, pursuing their passions and being married to the opposite personality type.

They started as best friends first but slowly Ashley caught the feels for Brandon. She eventually told him through stick figure drawings but not wanting to ruin their friendship, Brandon expressed he wanted to stay friends first. He came around eventually and they got married young and they share how they grew together through their many career and life changes. Brandon Hill is a phenomenal storyteller, photographer, videographer, and thought leader. Ashley currently works at the Thinkery as School and Gallery Experience Manager.

This conversation is incredible, with lots of laughs, some tears, practicals, and heart. In part one, they share their story of meeting, giving each other tattoos, writing music together, and diving deep into the Enneagram and how it transformed how they understand each other and themselves. In part two, we talk about how they got out of debt, entrepreneurship, and how they’ve navigated their faith evolving.

If you typically attract the opposite personality type, this episode is for you - chock-full of good practicals they have learned through years of trial and error.

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Protecting your relationship through the things you consume

On this episode, Chad and Ameerah talk both heart and practicals on how they’ve supported each other’s careers. They share what they’re dreaming and working towards. Adding kids to the mix can make entrepreneurship tricky, but they share some practicals on how they make it work. They share how they create healthy boundaries to the content they protect their space and the things they consume. They both met through serving in the military but their love story is rooted in their deep genuine friendship. Talk about relationship goals.

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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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9 Year Age Gap and the Secret to Making a Difference, Get Weird With CJ + Kelly Casciotta

“I feel super, super blessed everyday that I married someone who is up for the adventure,” says CJ Casciotta of his wife Kelly. When CJ, speaker and author of Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference, appeared on writer Kelly’s porch as the only stranger in a group of friends, they couldn’t possibly have foreseen the path that lay ahead of them. A year later, they found themselves on that very same porch as CJ proposed lifelong partnership. Since then, CJ and Kelly have been discovering and embracing their weird through the joys and hardships of marriage, entrepreneurship and parenthood.

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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Updates & Recent Happenings

Beta 2.0

We care about building strong relationships. It’s our passion and focus and we felt like our first version of Love Intently SMS services wasn’t quite meeting the mark. We went back to the drawing board (literally) and we feel like we have learned so much that we want to share it with you!

Take our brand spankin’ new Love Personality test and then enroll in the improved SMS messages, that are targeted and personalized to you! We also have built in the capacity to continue to get to know via text through asking simple questions to curate your experience.

What are you waiting for? Discover your Love Personality here!

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Live a Great Love Story with Kelly and Lou

As college wound down, the last thing Kelly and Lou thought they’d want is a relationship. Lou was moving to San Diego and six months later, Kelly decided to follow, moving in with him. Not long after that, they decided to break up as things got hard between them. Lou was a “frat bro” with drugs and partying until a life changing moment. Within four days he decided to quit his job to pursue a higher calling. People called Kelly frantically thinking he was going to end his life, and within 24 hours they found themselves engaged. You don’t want to miss their version of this.

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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Taking Marriage in Tandem with Brad and Tami Miller
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