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Relationships in Progress

Relationships in Progress

By Ingrid Sthare
“Relationships in Progress” is just that. Relationship Coach Ingrid Sthare takes you on a bold, unvarnished journey of how to find, nurture and celebrate your romantic relationship - as she seeks her own.
Former Hollywood actress, Ingrid reveals herself and brings you insights from relationship experts around the world.

Drawing upon over 17 years of experience working within the professional matchmaking and coaching industry and having worked with thousands of people on their relationships, Ingrid Sthare has worked with couples to help them find the spark.

Listen, learn, love.
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Relationships in Progress

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Relationships in Progress

CrossFit certified trainer Amr and I discuss body types as a foundation to our coaching conver
There are three body types and Amr discusses them and how to identify them in yourself and your children. He discusses nutrition information as well. He is clear these body types are not the same as body shapes. This is a a great foundational episode of educational training and nutrition to be discussed in further episodes.
December 3, 2020
More online dating. Match Group and the FTC. Boutique matchmaking. Discussing trust and loneliness.
Ingrid discusses her experience as a matchmaker using online dating. And while she is looking for love, she discusses building trust with the intrinsic built in ways of finding trust for any relationship. She discusses loneliness and opossums. And invites the listener to contact her with questions. She is excited to connect with people and guide them as she awaits rejoining her podcast team with great guests and content. Her refrain is, “We are all going through tough times. You aren’t alone.”
November 20, 2020
Online Dating Thoughts
In this episode, Ingrid has finally started using online dating after 20 years as a personal matchmaker. She discusses that she is an avatar for middle aged daters and women in particular. She discusses her initial thoughts and some helpful tips for those interested in entering the arena of dating over 45.
November 4, 2020
Dr. Aimee Duffy is a family medicine specialist and her practice is Carolina Integrative Medicine
Women’s Health and Vitality.    Dr. Aimee Duffy, a client of Ingrid Sthare’s, talks about the importance of maintaining healthy eating, sleeping and relationships.      Dr. Duffy is a physician with Carolina Integrative Medicine and helps patients with Bio-identical Hormone Replacement, Treatment of Adrenal Fatigue and Thyroid disorders, Weight Loss with hcg and natural appetite suppressants, Thermography, Aesthetics including Botox and Dermal fillers and Sclerotherapy for varicose veins, and nutritional supplements.   She talks with Ingrid about ways to live a healthier, happier life.    For more information on Dr. Duffy, visit
October 8, 2020
Tissa Hami
Tissa Hami literally came to America from Iran as a child and with only the clothes on her back.  (Okay, her suitcase was lost by the airline, but that initiation was telling.)  From an Ivy League education to Wall Street to stand up comedy, Tissa has a unique perspective that she brings to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion consulting.   Host Ingrid Sthare is the catalyst for a no holds barred conversation about sexism, racism and marginalization.   Bigotry.  How do we spot it?  How can we take steps to be more inclusive?  This segment lifts the curtain on the dilemma and offers some solutions.
September 29, 2020
Malinda Searle, Domestic Violence Counselor
It starts with very subtle, simple things. And then controlling behavior can escalate. Many women, and men as well, get trapped and attempt to leave seven times before escaping. Domestic violence can creep up on you. This segment could save your life. Or a friend’s. Malinda Searle, Domestic Violence Counselor, reveals tipping points and self-protection advice. She points out the many faces of the abuser – the husband, the father, the pillar of the community, the secretive abuser. Melinda explores how abusive relationships can progress. And how the legal system impacts the situation. Host Ingrid Sthare reveals her personal challenge with domestic violence and outlines resources to help “survivors” – she prefers that term to “victims”.
September 24, 2020
Relationships In Progress - Dr. Katie Schubert
Dr. Katie Schubert, sex therapist, emphasizes “Society has many shameful messages about sex.”  She adds, “The goal is to normal and enjoy sex.  It is part of our life – to be explored, respected, loved.”  Dr. Schubert offers a number of surprising insight on the topic that many want to hear about, but may be unwilling to talk candidly about.  Example, typically men only seek help when there is serious problem. On the other hand, women are more proactive.   This no judgement zone interview underscores that sex – good, bad, meaningless, deeply loving – are all acceptable among consenting adults.   Podcast host Ingrid Sthare shines light and leads the interview with honesty and candor.
September 18, 2020
Gary Sam Johnson - Relationships in Progress
You are NOT alone.  You are not hopeless. Sexually abused? Victim of domestic violence?  Child of neglect?  Sam Gary Johnson is a self-described “Hope Merchant”.  He focuses on trauma and ways to break through it via EMDR and other innovative approaches.   In this episode Sam outline the relentless pursuit to break free of trauma.  He sees you.  You can be seen!  Sam is an Executive Coach / Life Coash and Licensed Professional Counselor, .  Another informative and authentic segment with host and Relationship Coach Ingrid Sthare.
September 11, 2020
Dr. Alex Korb, author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time
What makes “new” relationships so exciting? Why do we take relationships for granted after two to four years? Dr. Alex Korb outlines how small changes in your actions, interactions, thoughts, and environment can help you stay intimately connected by modifying the activity and neurochemistry of important brain circuits. Dr. Alex Korb is a neuroscientist, writer, and coach. He has studied the brain for over 20 years and is the bestselling author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time and The Upward Spiral Workbook. Outside of the lab, he is a scientific consultant, speaker, and personal coach, and has a wealth of experience in yoga and mindfulness, physical fitness, and even stand‑up comedy. Learn more at Host Ingrid Sthare, Relationship Coach directs the conversation and provides specific and manageable action steps based on Dr. Korb’s research. What do we need to do keep it fresh and healthy? Want more? Download a free 25 page excerpt of The Upward Spiral Workbook available at
August 25, 2020
Clay Drinko, Ph.D.
Want to keep your relationship vibrant? Save it from crashing? “Play Your Way Sane” is the out of the box solution and the book about to be released by Simon and Schuster and written by this segment’s featured guest Clay Drinko, Ph.D.He is also a contributor to Psychology Today. The podcast segment and the book explore120 Improv-Inspired Exercises to Help You Calm Down, Stop Spiraling, and Embrace Uncertainty. Clay and host Ingrid Sthare bring you to the intersection between improv, science, and the everyday. Ingrid Sthare, Relationship Coach continues to share relationship insights with relationship experts as she seeks to find her own prefect match. In addition to discussing the power of improv in your daily life, Clay and Ingrid give a live whirl. Live, learn, love.
August 18, 2020
Claudia Neumeister, M.A., founder of Luxdates
Ingrid Sthare, Relationship Coach and seeker of her own prefect match, interviews Claudia Neumeister, M.A., a Luxemburg-based, who connects couples throughout the work. Claudia founded Luxdates (, Luxembourg's first international Executive Dating company. Claudia explores what we “think” we want vs. what we really want. And how to get it. What are your core values? How are the specific steps to cultivate your best self and attract someone who brings that out in you?
August 11, 2020
TestING 1 2 3
This is an introduction to my podcast for Relationship Coaching & Coupling to practice technology for me and to help give you an idea of what I’m up to as I search for MY match as we journey through dating and discuss all things relationships.
June 29, 2020