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The Love You Want, It Starts With You!

The Love You Want, It Starts With You!

By Anne Hellgren

The mission of The Love You Want podcast is to create a space where you can learn how to empower yourselves in your relationships. While the focus is mostly on romantic relationships, we also discuss relationships with your family and children as they have a profound effect on your romantic life. We cover topics around how to gain self-worth, self-clarity, great communication skills, and an empowered mindset. This show will give you the knowledge and tools to help you attract and maintain the kind of relationship you truly desire and deserve! Connect with Anne at www.annehellgren.com
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Episode 23: Should You Reconcile With a Cheating Partner?
Episode 23: Should You Reconcile With a Cheating Partner?
According to statics from A 2021 survey by Health Testing Centers polled 441 people and reported: a little over 46% of respondents in a monogamous relationship said they had affairs nearly 24% of marriages affected by infidelity reported staying together 47.5% of relationships affected by cheating said they established and enforced new relationship rules, such as sharing phone passwords, to minimize the likelihood of more affairs So the big questions answered in this episode are: 1. What defines cheating? 2. When should you consider a reconciliation? They show true remorse without excuses for their behaviour They recognise the pain they have caused you They apologies sincerely They take full responsibility 3. What are the red flags to NOT consider a reconciliation? The cheating occurred early in the relationship. Your partner shows no remorse or does not apologize. The cheating is serial or a pattern of behavior. Your partner is abusive or controlling. Your partner had an affair with an ex-partner. (BUT I DISAGREE WITH THIS ONE) 4. Be Realistic about the situation Don’t let it affect your self-worth How are they reacting to getting caught or with the truth coming out? Was your relationship in a good and happy, healthy, and safe place? A very valuable question- Check out episode 20 with Brad Harmsworth! 5. How do you plan to heal from the pain, build intimacy again, rebuild trust and respect, and set boundaries? If you feel that there are aspects of your relationship that you are not happy with and would like to speak about them, reach out to me at anne@annehellgren.com or book a 1-2-1 30-minute FREE coaching session with me. This is my thank you to you for being a listener to my podcast. Click here to book your FREE 30-minute coaching session with me! Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email:anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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November 24, 2022
Episode 22: 7 Signs You’re Settling In Your Relationship!
Episode 22: 7 Signs You’re Settling In Your Relationship!
We often settle for things and people without even knowing that we have actually settled. We find ourselves accepting the way things are out of habit or circumstances. But even worse, we can find ourselves accepting a relationship or future potential partners because we lack a higher sense of self-worth and confidence. This has been the case for me and many of my clients. One thing that we have all had in common, is we deserved better. And if you find yourself wondering if you’re settling in your dating, relationship or marriage, listen to this episode. It might just be the biggest game changer in your relationship. In this episode, I will share 7 signs that you may be settling into your relationship. Though there are many more, here are my fundamental ones: You fantasize about a future without them or daydream about being single. You do not respect them. You find yourself envying happy couples. The relationship feels like a chore. You wish they were someone else, perhaps more ambitious or inspiring. You feel you have to downplay your success, intelligence, or other great aspects of yourself. They give you the ‘ick’. I want to inspire anyone who feels like they are settling to ask themselves why they are doing so. I wish for everyone to go through life and relationships with the right people- not a mediocre version of who we desire to be with. And until that right and deserving person comes along, you will recognize that sleeping in the middle of your bed is better than sleeping on the side, next to the wrong person. If you feel that there are aspects of your relationship that you are not happy about and would like to speak about them, reach out to me on anne@annehellgren.com or book a 1-2-1 30-minute FREE coaching session with me. This is my thank you to you for being a listener to my podcast. Click here to book your FREE 30-minute coaching session with me! Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email:anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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November 17, 2022
Episode 21: What Does It Take To Have a 20-Year Happy Marriage Plus a Successful Career?
Episode 21: What Does It Take To Have a 20-Year Happy Marriage Plus a Successful Career?
I’m very excited to be joined today by David Roberts. David is a highly regarded CEO, mentor, and investor with 30 years of experience across multiple sectors. As an intrapreneur and entrepreneur David has bought, grown, started, and sold several businesses, working with value-driven start-ups, award-winning SMEs, and multinational corporations on strategies for service excellence, leadership, and profitable growth. David’s passion is for purpose and creating an environment where everyone can succeed, through building teams that get things done, execute their mission with passion, deliver exceptional service and really make a difference. David and I talk about the challenges, balance, and successes of having a very successful career, being a podcast host, husband, and father to two daughters, as well as all his other roles. The topics include: How marriage requires work, within ourselves as well as a couple. He shares what has been working well for him and his wife Penny to help them sustain a happy 20-year marriage. Understanding that we are all different and it’s more important and effective to treat your partner how they want to be treated, rather than how we want to be treated. How it’s important to focus on what you actually want in your relationship (and life), rather than focusing on what you don’t want. Celebrate your partner and having your partner celebrating you is a key aspect of building a greater and deeper connection with each other. Communication and honesty are huge aspects of any healthy relationship. Being able to say what we mean without fear. Have those open conversations about what it is you want and need and understand the same for your partner. This episode gives detailed insight into what it takes to have a happy, healthy, and fulfilling relationship long term. Listen to the shared stories and get inspired! If any of the above conversations has affected you and you would like to speak about it, please reach out to me at anne@annehellgren.com. OR Click on my Calendly link here to book your FREE coaching session Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Recommended reading by David Roberts: Surrounded by Idiots- by Thomas Erikson  Radical Candor- by Kim Scott Connect with David Roberts: Podcast- People With Purpose Email-  david@peoplewithpurpose.live LinkedIn Facebook Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website
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November 10, 2022
Episode 20: How Open and Safe Is Your Relationship Environment?
Episode 20: How Open and Safe Is Your Relationship Environment?
I’m joined by Brad Harmsworth, who also happens to be my first male guest. He is a serial entrepreneur and co-owns 5 businesses with his wife Xtina Harmsworth. He also has a background in psychology and isn’t afraid to go against the grain in what he thinks and says. “If you feel like you are emotionally or physically attracted to someone else, does your relationship offer you a safe enough space to share this with your partner?” Brad Harmsworth In this episode we discuss: Emotional and physical affairs and how these are created and can be avoided. The reality of being attracted to other people. How emotional connections outside your relationship can be more hurtful than a physical one. Our social needs and how we dangerously rely on one person to meet them all. How to create a strong identity and self-awareness for yourself. About our purpose and if our spouse is helping us fulfill it - or is distracting us from it. Treating dating like an interview so you stop wasting your time and effort - and pain. Brad is an amazing guest, not only because of his interesting views, but because he is very candid and has no interest in sugarcoating anything he says! If any of the above conversations has affected you and you would like to speak about it, please reach out to me at anne@annehellgren.com. OR Click on my Calendly link here to book your FREE coaching session Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Brad Harmsworth Facebook Personal Fear, Duty, or Purpose Prepping without Paranoia Website Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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November 03, 2022
Episode 19: Why Being Authentic to Yourself and Your Life Means Everything!
Episode 19: Why Being Authentic to Yourself and Your Life Means Everything!
In this episode, I am joined by Regina Brancato-Dunderdale who is a Coach, NLP Master Practitioner, Master Hypnotherapist, and Time Line Therapy Practitioner. She specializes in helping people overcome fear, anxiety, stress, and impostor syndrome. She comes with a lot of life experiences having been born in Brazil and lived in Angola and the UK. Regina shares her story of growing up in a very male-dominated society in Brazil, where women were expected to take a back seat and obey what male figures said. However, that never sat well with her and she decided to take her own path of being an independent woman. This led her to educate herself to a level that was then seen as unusual- and as being masculine. She made the decision to live her life the way she saw as being authentic to who she is, rather than what was expected of her by society, friends, and family members. This means she chooses not to get married at a certain age and not to have children, but instead to create a successful career for herself. We also speak about how being a strong, intelligent, and independent woman is still perceived as a masculine trait. And how this kind of programming in society means that it can be harder for women to find a relationship with a man. Or cause power imbalances that are not there when it’s the opposite situation. This is a very honest, and perhaps controversial conversation about authenticity, self-love, outdated cultural norms, and female and masculine power imbalances. Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com Connect with Regina Brancato-Dunderdale: Email: rbd@reginahypnotherapy.co.uk Facebook Website Twitter YouTube
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October 27, 2022
Episode 18: 8 Great Tips to Help You Get Over a Break-Up!
Episode 18: 8 Great Tips to Help You Get Over a Break-Up!
Most of us have been there, a broken relationship and a broken heart. It totally sucked, or perhaps still does. The relationship is over - so what now? How do you move on in the most healthy and self-caring way? In this episode, I share 8 great tips on how to get over a relationship breakup.. Through my own relationship experiences and those of my clients in my group and private coaching, I pick out the most effective ones and share them with you. These points will help you move on from the past so you can start looking into a brighter and happier future. These points aren't always easy to do, but I promise you, if you listen in and do the work, you will be amazed! If you’re struggling to do this on your own, I can offer you a FREE 30-minute coaching session - as a thank you for being a listener to my podcast! You’re not alone- so please don’t feel you need to suffer alone. Click on my Calendly link here to book your FREE coaching session Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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October 20, 2022
Episode 17: Overcoming the Fear of Judgement About Your Sexuality
Episode 17: Overcoming the Fear of Judgement About Your Sexuality
In a world full of so much judgment and hate, it’s not hard to understand why so many people fear coming out as Gay or Bisexual. This is even more true for people from certain cultures and/or religions. In this episode, I’m joined by Karen Peters who shares her story on what it is like to go from being in a relationship with a man, and later coming out to who she felt was authentically her. She is now married to a woman is happier than she’s ever been. She shares the importance of being authentically who you are and why it’s so important to our happiness. While she accepts that her journey coming out as Gay was easier for her than most, she also encourages us all to examine what we are losing by denying who we truly are in an effort to please others. We talk about the fear involved, which can be a life-and-death fear for some. Overcoming this fear is no easy task, but the benefits of living a life that feels right to you cannot be underestimated. Neither can the mental and psychological health issues that arise from living a life of constant fear of fakeness. It will eventually manifest itself in other forms of our lives. If you feel you have been affected or would like to discuss any of these topics, please reach out to me. You do not have to suffer in silence or alone. I offer my listeners a 30-minute free coaching session as a thank you for being part of this journey. I would love to serve you! Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Connect with Karen Peters: LinkedIn Facebook Website
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October 13, 2022
Episode 16: Love Yourself First to Date Better
Episode 16: Love Yourself First to Date Better
There is a tone of advice out there on what makes for a great and long-lasting relationship. Some of this advice provides cheesy and manipulating advice on how to date - personally I cannot stand it. I truly believe that if you want a lasting and joyful relationship, work on yourself first and learn how to love yourself - unapologetically. There are some key factors that I think we need to master within ourselves to be able to attract the right kind of person for us. And to be able to maintain that relationship. In this episode I will be sharing with you the key factors I help my clients work on, in our private coaching sessions as well as the group sessions. These things have helped all my clients gain better self-confidence, self-clarity, great communication skills, and a mindset that serves them at their highest self. My clients have then gone on to find relationships that are suitable for them - authentically - and that match their needs. This means they stop going from one dysfunctional relationship to another - saving them a huge amount of time, money, and heartache. I’ve got 3 openings in my new group coaching program! Reach out if you would like to know more! Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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October 06, 2022
Episode 15: What Makes for Long Lasting Relationships?
Episode 15: What Makes for Long Lasting Relationships?
Ever wonder why some people seem to have a great relationship that lasts for years, while some can’t hold one down for more than a couple of months? Or if you do have a long-term relationship, why you are lacking the passion and joy you would like to have? The simple truth is, long-term HAPPY relationships take hard work. Some people argue that a great relationship should not feel like hard work- and they are right, it shouldn’t FEEL like hard work- but it DOES TAKE hard work. The difference is if you are perceiving the effort you’re putting in to make it work FEEL like more than you wish, then perhaps that person just isn’t worth it for you. However, if you are with the right person, the efforts you put in will not feel hard. Instead, you will do them because you WANT to make your partner happy and make the relationship one of joy, passion, and fulfillment! In this episode, I will share with you 5 things that can help you gain a longer and happier relationship. Are they all easier done- of course not. But for the right person, you can do them and actually take pleasure in doing so! So stop settling for mediocrity and start striving for the best that a relationship with the right person has to offer you both! If you wish to discuss any of the above, reach out to me at anne@annehellgren.com . I’m pleased to offer my podcast listeners a 30-minute free coaching call as a thank you for listening and subscribing to the podcast! Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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September 29, 2022
Episode 14: Childhood Trauma and Adult Relationships
Episode 14: Childhood Trauma and Adult Relationships
In the United States, more than two-thirds of children have experienced some form of trauma, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Across the globe, 1 in 8 adults have reported childhood sexual abuse, and 1 in 4 have reported physical abuse according to a 2017 study. This shows that childhood trauma is more common than many of us may think. This episode examines various kinds of childhood trauma and the effects they have on us as adults in our relationships. I want to have an open and raw conversation about how some people who have not dealt with their childhood trauma are still being affected by it - as well as how it’s affecting the partner in their relationship. Growing up in a society where physical punishment wasn’t considered abuse, but rather the normal way of punishing or disciplining children, I experienced my share of beatings. I also experienced seeing domestic abuse as something that was more common than it should have been. This did affect the way I navigated relationships in my 20’s and early 30’s. However, I question if I ever took moment to see what traumas my partners came with and how they also affected my relationships. This isn’t a lighthearted one, but a much-needed one! We cannot heal from what we cannot accept as a problem that needs to be dealt with. Please reach out if you feel this episode or topic has affected you or if you wish to talk to someone about your experiences. I offer a 30-minute FREE COACHING SESSION to my Podcast listeners as a thank you for your support! Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Email: anne@annehellgren.com Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram
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September 23, 2022
Episode 13: What Makes Us Desire Others When in a Relationship?
Episode 13: What Makes Us Desire Others When in a Relationship?
As a relationship coach, I know that having a sexual desire for someone other than your partner is common- more than we may admit out loud. I believe that it’s almost human nature to, especially if you have been in a long-term relationship. Even more so if you have had your share of ups and downs. Is this normal? I believe it is. Yes, many will disagree and argue that if you truly love someone you should only desire them. But for a minute let's imagine that sexual desire is not always linked to love. Sometimes it’s linked to lust - and nothing more. This can be the case for both men and women. This episode explores why we can strongly physically and sexually desire others while we still love our partners. I also talk about why we go from the desire to the actual act of being with someone else - whether it is a mutual decision as a couple, or whether it is cheating on a partner. As usual I share my own personal experiences, so if you have questions about this topic, you’ll hear about my honest experiences and views. “Sexually desiring others even when in a relationship can be normal, lying about it should not be if you’re in a secure relationship.” - Anne Hellgren If you feel like any of the content affects you or you wish to speak about it with a professional relationship coach, please reach out to me. I am always happy to discuss any of the issues that may be affecting you in your relationship/s. Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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September 15, 2022
Episode 12: Do Mistresses Have It Better than Wives?
Episode 12: Do Mistresses Have It Better than Wives?
In a society where being a mistress, side-chick or second wife is acceptable, I am intrigued to find out why some people choose this position and why the wives or girlfriends accept a second person in their relationship. In this episode, I will be talking about what attracts people, and mostly women in this conversation, to be together with someone who is married. What is it that they seem to be gaining from this kind of arrangement? Why do they choose to share a partner with someone else rather than have a ‘traditional’ kind of monogamous relationship? While it may be rather obvious why men want to have more than one partner, I will talk about what other reasons could be drawing men to choose polygamous relationships in today's society. I also discuss why the wives or girlfriends of these men are willing to be in such relationships, rather than leave their men for what can be seen as cheating. Is it really as simple as western society makes it to be? After all there are many societies that have for ages, and still do, accept the concept of several wives. It is part of their tradition and this way of living has had several benefits for the communities. This talk is keeping it real and while what I say may be offensive to some, it is not my intention to offend anyone. I am more interested in having an honest conversation about how and why we choose not to have one partner, and why we are fine with being with someone else's partner. “It’s important to make sure your partner isn’t the only person you rely on to meet all your needs. It’s unfair and unrealistic - to you both!”  Anne Hellgren If you feel like any of the content affects you or you wish to speak about it with a professional relationship coach, please reach out to me. I am always happy to discuss any of the issues that may be affecting you in your relationship/s. Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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September 08, 2022
Episode 11: Addicted to Drama in Relationships
Episode 11: Addicted to Drama in Relationships
In today's episode I’m talking about people who are addicted to drama in their relationships. They might not even know that their behaviour is toxic or unhealthy, at best. They are just so used to chaos and dysfunction, that they think it is the normal way to live and operate in a relationship. Chances are they are modelling patterns and behaviours observed from childhood. This can be from their parents or carers relationship. This can also be from the relationship they had themselves with their parents or careers. Sometimes we also develop this addiction to dysfunction from teens or early adulthood. Either way, you want to identify these behaviours and break free from them - whether it’s your own behaviour or someone else’s. We will be discussing what causes these addictive behaviours to drama, how to heal from them, and what a healthy relationship should really look like. If you find yourself or someone you know in this situation but are struggling to leave, you want to listen to this episode!! I hope this episode serves you and please reach out to me if you want to discuss any of the issues that may be affecting you in your relationship/s. Please don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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August 25, 2022
Episode 10: How to Survive a Relationship with a Narcissist
Episode 10: How to Survive a Relationship with a Narcissist
People with narcissistic traits are undoubtedly difficult and frustrating to be in a relationship with. They can be difficult for several reasons, but as you will hear in this episode, they are can be extremely charming too. As well as having great ‘love bombing’ skills which they use to manipulate people, it can be a rollercoaster of emotions being with a narcissist. In this episode, we are joined by Marie Fraser, also known as “The Boundary Queen”. Marie specializes in helping people create boundaries that help them to trust and accept themselves for who they are. She does this by combining her training in clinical hypnotherapy, life coaching, neuro-linguistic programming, and iMA Communication together with her own personal experiences Like many of us, Marie has been through abuse and trauma. Today, she will be sharing with us how being in a relationship with a narcissistic person for 27 years affected her, her friends, and her family. We also talk about the signs to look out for in narcissist partners and why it can be so hard to leave such relationships. We will also discuss the importance of setting boundaries in a relationship, whether it’s with a romantic partner, friends, family, or co-workers. “There's no honesty or authenticity with a narcissist.” —  Marie Fraser I hope this episode serves you. Reach out to me if you want to discuss any relationship issues that may be affecting you. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Marie Fraser: LinkedIn Website Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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August 18, 2022
Episode 9: Connect with Your Inner Child and Manifest the Life You Desire
Episode 9: Connect with Your Inner Child and Manifest the Life You Desire
Contrary to what most people believe, focusing on our past could help us move forward. It helps us understand ourselves better and it aids us to break the cycle rooted in our past. In this episode, we are joined by the “Manifestation Lady”, Karen Bashford. Karen specializes in helping people find their full potential. She’s also an NLP practitioner, hypnotherapist, and psychic. Like many of us, Karen has been through abuse and trauma. She believes that we carry trauma as part of us. Today, she will be sharing with us how we can connect with our inner child so we can be freed from the chains of the past and manifest the relationships and life we desire. “The thing about your soul is it knows exactly when things should be happening.” - Karen Bashford In this episode, we discussed: Why Karen is passionate about working with women who want to manifest the life they truly want and love How suppressed emotions can affect you and the relationships you attract We all have a "guide" that is nudging and telling us something is wrong; we're just ignoring it Discover Karen's powerful and beautiful gift Understand why things happen when they should and not when you expected them to be Karen teaches us how you can connect to your inner child I hope this episode serves you. Reach out to me if you want to discuss any relationship issues that may be affecting you. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Karen Bashford: Website LinkedIn Facebook Facebook Group Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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August 04, 2022
Episode 8: Balancing Being a 21st Century Mum and My Relationship
Episode 8: Balancing Being a 21st Century Mum and My Relationship
In this episode of the Love You Want Podcast I am joined by Tania Cuturi. She is an Executive Coach who specialise in working with working mothers who struggle to balance and are experiencing guilt of having a career and being a parent. Tania and I discuss what it is like to be a 21st century mother, career woman, and partner. The challenges of balancing all three roles, and many other roles, that can lead us to feeling guilt, shame, lack of confidence. This can then go on to affect our relationships and how we are turning up for our partners. We also speak about what you can do to avoid falling into the trap of constant issues in your relationship because of the pressures that being a mum with a career can bring into the relationship. I hope this episode serves you. Reach out to me if you want to discuss any relationship issues that may be affecting you. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Resource Mentioned: Tavistock Relationships Connect with Tania: Website Instagram LinkedIn Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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July 28, 2022
Episode 7: Is Your Partner a Reflection of Your Self-Worth?
Episode 7: Is Your Partner a Reflection of Your Self-Worth?
Join me for an honest and harshfully true episode on self-worth, self-confidence. When it comes to looking for a new partner, you will consciously or subconsciously choose people who are a reflection of what you believe about yourself. The same is true when making a decision about whether to stay or leave a relationship. This is especially true if you are not happy in your relationship. So the question is, why do we settle for a miserable relationship? What do you need to change about yourself so you start attracting and experiencing happier and more fulfilling relationships? If you or someone you know has a bad dating partner, you don’t want to miss this episode! I hope this episode serves you. Reach out to me if you want to discuss any relationship issues that may be affecting you. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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July 21, 2022
Episode 6: Married to TWO Addicts — The Dysfunction and Drama
Episode 6: Married to TWO Addicts — The Dysfunction and Drama
We are joined by Katherine Phillips who is a coach and specialises in helping people move on and put their lives together after or while being in a relationship with an addict. Katherine shares in a very honest and open manner about what it was like for her to be married to 2 addicts. She shares her stories of the dysfunction, drama, isolation, shame, and guilt around it all. She also shares what effects it had on her 2 children and others around her. Katherine shares in an authentic manner as she believes there clearly isn’t enough support out there for those who suffer because of being in a relationship with an addict. Her hopes through her work and this episode is to enlighten and provide support for those in such a state to break free from it and instead put themselves and family members that are suffering first and get help when needed. I hope this episode serves you and please reach out to me if you want to discuss any of the issues that may be affecting you. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Katherine Phillips: LinkedIn Facebook Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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July 14, 2022
Episode 5: Should I Stay In My Relationship for the Sake of My Children?
Episode 5: Should I Stay In My Relationship for the Sake of My Children?
In episode 5 I am joined by Maggie Safro, a personal and business growth consultant as well as an Akashic records consultant. We discuss whether or not it’s wise to stay in an unhappy or dysfunctional relationship for the sake of the children. You will hear both our views on this question and why we believe what we do. We also share personal stories around this topic. Episode Highlights: How being in an unhappy or dysfunctional relationship affects your children; even when one or both of the parents try to hide the issues. Children inherit the DNA of the environment they are in; whether it is consciously or subconsciously inherited. The effects that this goes on to have on the children, both at a young age and as adults. We discuss how our relationship attachment styles are also affected as  a result of being in that environment. I share my personal story of how it was to grow up with parents that had their issues and how that affected me then and now. How you can minimise the effects of a divorce or separation on children if you choose to leave. I hope this episode serves you and please reach out to me if you want to discuss any of the issues that may be affecting you. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Maggie Safro: Website Linktr Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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July 07, 2022
Episode 4: The Power of Destruction That Toxic Relationships Have
Episode 4: The Power of Destruction That Toxic Relationships Have
Research shows that about 84% of women and 75% of men have at some point reported being in a toxic relationship, which means that at some point you or someone you know has probably been in one. But what do we mean by toxic? I define toxic as simply this “A person who is consciously or subconsciously always draining you emotionally, emotionally and psychically.” It is nearly impossible to go for long periods of time without them ruining your positive energy. They will usually thrive on chaos, drama, lies, gaslighting, manipulation, blackmail, backstabbing, narcissistic, self-absorbent behaviour, and even violence. The list goes on. While we can experience this in our relationship without having to label the relationship as toxic, if there is a pattern of repeated behaviour, you may want to ask yourself a couple of questions. How is the relationship affecting my everyday life? How is it affecting my relationships with my friends and family? How is affecting my career or business? How often I am happy vs unhappy? If you find yourself or someone you know in this situation but are struggling to leave, you want to listen to this episode!  We are going to discuss the importance of leaving such a relationship and I'll share with you questions that can help you make the decision to leave. I hope this episode serves you and please reach out to me if you want to discuss any of the issues that may be affecting you. Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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June 30, 2022
Episode 3: Do People Really Have Just One Soulmate?
Episode 3: Do People Really Have Just One Soulmate?
In this episode, we discuss the importance of self-love and what it actually means to love yourself first. We hear time and again that in order to be in a loving relationship, we must first learn to love ourselves. We cannot give to others what we do not have ourselves. We also discuss the concept of soulmates and whether we are created to live happily ever after with one person only. When two souls grow apart with time, it makes sense for people to go their separate ways in a positive and loving manner. Maggie will share her insightful thoughts on why people, increasingly, do not stay together. She shares her thoughts on personal growth and how this affects our relationships. She also talks about Akashic Records and how she works with her clients to help them move forward in their lives using this method to uncover unhealthy repeated patterns. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Maggie Safro: Website Linktr Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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June 23, 2022
Episode 2: Why You MUST Have Self-Clarity in Your Relationships!
Episode 2: Why You MUST Have Self-Clarity in Your Relationships!
In this episode, I will be discussing the importance of having a clear sense of who you are. This means knowing what you authentically need and want from yourself, your life, and your relationships in order to be happy and fulfilled. I will also share with you a couple of questions and exercises that will help you start re-thinking how well you know yourself and what you need vs want in your relationships. My aim is that you leave understanding what self-clarity really means and why it’s so important. The questions and exercises I share will help you to start your journey towards a more authentic you. This will change the way you show up for yourself and in all your relationships. Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
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June 23, 2022
Episode 1: My Story and Why I Want to Serve You
Episode 1: My Story and Why I Want to Serve You
In this episode, I share with you a personal story of my own relationship dating habits. It starts off at the age of 19 years old when I was in a physically, psychologically, and emotionally abusive relationship. I also share how that experience, as well as the experience of growing up in a culture that normalised physical abuse affected my relationships. You’ll get insight into how I was able to stop my dysfunctional dating patterns and what it took for me to turn things around for me to break out of that toxic cycle. I share this story with you so you may get to know me better and understand why I am so passionate about helping empower people in their relationships. I truly believe that love has to start with yourself — that is, loving yourself first! Only then can you attract and maintain the kind of relationships you desire and deserve. If any of the conversations trigger you or affect you, please feel free to reach out to me directly via email. I’m always happy to support you in your journey to a happier you! Don’t forget to Subscribe, Rate, and Review if you enjoyed listening to the podcast! Connect with Anne Hellgren: Website LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Email: anne@annehellgren.com
15:10
June 23, 2022
Welcome to The Love You Want Podcast!
Welcome to The Love You Want Podcast!
The mission of The Love You Want podcast is to create a space where you can learn how to empower yourselves in your relationships. While the focus is mostly on romantic relationships, we also discuss relationships with your family and children as they have a profound effect on your romantic life. We cover topics around how to gain self-worth, self-clarity, great communication skills, and an empowered mindset. This show will give you the knowledge and tools to help you attract and maintain the kind of relationship you truly desire and deserve!  So get inspired and join us at The Love You Want Podcast!
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June 15, 2022