Kute Blackson

Episode 161

DR. JOHN GRAY - Understanding The Biochemistry of Love and Romance

“All emotional pain is a thought being produced in your brain that's disconnecting you from your soul.”

Episode Summary: In this up close and personal episode with my friend and one of my favorite authors, Dr. John Gray, who opens his heart and shares with us how he dealt with the death of his wife, showing us how our chemical reactions of love and anger can affect our lives and how we can integrate these deep feelings. He also shares how to balance our hormones to function at a higher level and the keys to ecstatic lovemaking. Listen to this juicy and informative episode and walk away with a deeper understanding of your body, your emotions, your relationships and deep intimacy in your life.

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What is the best way to deal with the loss of a loved one and the grieving process?
  • How is it limiting to assign these gender roles and identities and ways of being with men and women?
  • How can we know when it’s time to balance our levels of testosterone and estrogen in our body?
  • How can we integrate our feelings better instead of rationalizing them?
  • What are the keys to ecstatic lovemaking?

In This Episode You Will Learn:

  • How to manage the loss of someone you love deeply and heal in order to love again.
  • What happens to our brain when we fight and feel angry.
  • How to protect your testosterone and estrogen levels to keep them balanced to function at their highest level.
  • How to integrate our deepest feelings when we feel sad, angry or even happy.
  • How to really love fully and accept that deep love in your life.

The whole point of sex is to experience higher levels of love.”

John Gray is the author of the most well-known and trusted relationship book of all time, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. USA Today listed his book as one of the top 10 most influential books of the last quarter century. In hardcover, it was the #1 best selling book of the 1990s. Dr. Gray’s books are translated into approximately 45 languages in more than 100 countries and continues to be a bestseller.

Dr. Gray has written over 20 books. His most recent book is Beyond Mars and Venus: new relationship skills for our complex modern world. His Mars/Venus book series has forever changed the way men and women view their relationships.

John helps men and women better understand and respect their differences in both personal and professional relationships. His approach combines specific communication techniques with healthy, nutritional choices that create the brain and body chemistry for lasting health, happiness and romance.

His many books, blogs and free online workshops at MarsVenus.com provide practical insights to improve relationships at all stages of life and love. An advocate of health and optimal brain function, he also provides natural solutions for overcoming depression, anxiety and stress to support increased energy, libido, hormonal balance and better sleep.

He has appeared repeatedly on Oprah, as well as on The Dr. Oz Show, TODAY, CBS This Morning, Good Morning America, and others. He has been profiled in Time, Forbes, USA Today, and People. He was also the subject of a three hour special hosted by Barbara Walters.

John Gray lives in Northern California, where for 34 years he happily shared his life with his beautiful wife, Bonnie, until her passing in 2018. They have three grown daughters and four grandchildren. He is an avid follower of his own health and relationship advice.

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