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The Masculine Checkout Syndrome with Bryan Reeves

Girlskill Podcast Episode 130

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“Noone had told me what women want from me. Not even women could tell me what they really wanted from me. I started waking up to it and I started to understand why I always made women angry despite my best intentions and this is when my blogs started going viral.”

Join us for a conversation about Bryan’s journey to understanding what women want, the importance of boundaries in relationships and how masculine leadership should be oriented towards love. Here are the details of our conversation:

  • Masculinity as the capacity to be deeply present
  • A transformative experience that shaped Bryan as a man
  • The way out of the Masculine Checkout Syndrome
  • Bryan’s healing journey to understand what women wanted
  • Skillful communication in relationships
  • Feminine vs Masculine Objection
  • The importance of creating healthy boundaries
  • Primal masculine & feminine yearnings
  • 3 Stages of Relationship: c0-dependence, independence & interdependence
  • How masculine leadership can be oriented towards love
  • The technology of the heart
  • And much more…


Tools & Resources Mentioned


  • Marianne Williamson — an internationally acclaimed lecturer, activist and author of four #1 New York Times bestselling books. She has been one of America’s most well known public voices for more than three decades. Seven of her twelve published books have been New York Times bestsellers and Marianne has been a popular guest on television programs such as Oprah, Good Morning America, and Bill Maher. A quote from the mega-bestseller A Return to Love, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure…” is considered an anthem for a contemporary generation of seekers.
  • David Deida — David Deida is an American author who writes about the sexual and spiritual relationship between men and women. His ten books have been published in 25 languages. He conducts spiritual growth and intimacy workshops and is one of the many founding associates at the Integral Institute.
  • Intimate Communion: Awakening Your Sexual Essence by David Deida — To truly understand your intimate relationships, you must read this book! David Deida, internationally known for his work in personal growth and intimate relationships, shares the deep understandings and effective techniques that he has refined through his 20 years of consultation, research and spiritual practice. Learn how to keep your relationships growing–beyond the sexually neutralized roles so typical of today–and create a relationship that is spiritually erotic, sexually deep and passionately committed to love.

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