Luis Maimoni

Marriage and Family Therapist

Asking for help is a sign of strength.

If you are looking for guidance with relationships, struggling with anger, or trying to overcome an addiction, it takes courage to ask for help. Admitting you can’t do everything on your own is the first step to leading your best life.

Shared Insights

S19: Building and Keeping Commitments with Luis Maimoni

Relationship Workout for Men Podcast Guest Luis Maimoni, delves into different aspects of relationship dynamics, from establishing trust and commitment to handling personal identity and discussing sexual health openly. The series not only offers practical advice for deepening emotional connections but also challenges traditional views on masculinity and partnership, empowering men to be both better partners and more fulfilled individuals.

Season 19 with Luis Maimoni Guide

Explore the seven episodes discussed in the Relationship Workout for Men Podcast season 19 with guest Luis Maimoni, LMFT.

Love is an Action. Love is a Verb.

This article explores the concept of love not just as an emotion, but as a deliberate action that requires consistent effort and engagement. It discusses how understanding love as a verb, especially during conflicts, can deepen intimacy and strengthen relationships over time.

Transitioning from 'Me' to 'We'

This article delves into the intricate and transformative journey from singlehood to partnership, emphasizing the conscious decisions and evolving commitments necessary in modern relationships. It explores the stages of dating, from initial casual interactions to deeper commitments, highlighting the importance of self-reflection and intentional actions in building a lasting relationship.

Building Trust and Commitment in Relationships

This article examines the essential roles of trust and commitment in fostering lasting relationships, guided by the structured ATTUNE method developed by relationship researchers John and Julie Gottman. It emphasizes understanding, empathy, and thoughtful actions as foundational elements that must be cultivated over time to ensure both partners feel valued and understood.

Invest in Your Relationship

This article emphasizes the importance of consistent, meaningful efforts in nurturing relationships, using the metaphor of a ‘relationship bank account’ to describe emotional investments. It discusses how positive interactions and mutual appreciation can build a substantial reserve that supports the relationship through challenges, enhancing mutual trust and commitment.

Men, Pay Attention

This article debunks the myth that women are inherently mysterious and difficult to understand, emphasizing that mutual understanding between genders can be achieved through asking questions and practicing genuine, attentive listening. It underscores the importance of reflective listening in relationships, suggesting that true connection arises not from solving problems prematurely, but from truly hearing and respecting each other’s perspectives.

Grant Yourself Space to Be Yourself

This article challenges the stereotypical expectations of masculinity, advocating for men to grant themselves the space to explore and express their true selves beyond societal norms. It emphasizes the importance of authenticity in personal development and relationships, highlighting how embracing one’s individuality can enrich both one’s life and the lives of those around them.

Talk about Sex

This article emphasizes the importance of open communication about sexual preferences and desires to enhance intimacy and satisfaction within relationships. It challenges societal taboos and encourages embracing individual sexual identities and preferences through honest discussions, ultimately fostering healthier and more fulfilling relationships.