Author: Elizabeth Overstreet

Black Love—Relatable Things with Mack and McBride Podcast

Black Love—Relatable Things with Mack and McBride Podcast
  I went on the Relatable Things with Mack and McBride Podcast to wrap up Black History Month with a talk about black love. I'm always surprised that people balk at the idea of involving an expert in finding someone who is compatible with them. We' are willing to pay a personal trainer to motivate us for fitness. We are willing to pay a great deal of money for education in preparation for our careers, but most of us leave our relationships to chance. And yet when you are in a relationship if it is the wrong fit, the cost is mental, physical, emotional, and financial anguish. Who you...
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7 Lessons I’ve Learned From Heartbreak

7 Lessons I’ve Learned From Heartbreak
There isn’t a simple cure for heartbreak. There just isn’t. Sometimes you have to flow with it, feel it, and probably most important, learn from it so that you can heal and move forward. As a relationship coach, there are specific topics that I am often asked about by those I coach, but a topic that most of my clients suffer from most is the power of heartbreak. It is crippling, debilitating emotionally and physically, and it can set back even the strongest among us. Here are 7 Lessons I’ve learned from heartbreak that will help you move on and forward: 1. It isn’t always about y...
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Let’s Talk About Love

Let’s Talk About Love
[audio mp3="https://elizabethoverstreet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Elizabeth-Overstreet-Radio-Segment-20190214.mp3"][/audio] How do you attract who you want into your life? How do you know if you are in a healthy relationship? Why is love so complicated? Listen in on my discussion with Erroll, KMac, Pam, Jaz, and I on the Sports Shop Radio Show, an affiliate of ESPN, as we talk about love and answer these questions. Don't forget to share in the comments your thoughts about the interview. XoXO Elizabeth  
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Warning Signs That You May be in a Toxic Relationship (Part 3) on @RTRLRadio

Warning Signs That You May be in a Toxic Relationship (Part 3) on @RTRLRadio
What happens when we choose to stay in a toxic relationship? What if you are married to a toxic person? How do you know if you should get a divorce? We do intensive research before buying a house, a car, or even a new stereo. Rarely do we take the same steps to make sure we are entering a healthy relationship. But relationships touch every aspect of our lives. They affect us emotionally, spiritually, and physically. Often we feel we're in too deep by the time we realize something is wrong. Once we suspect we're in a toxic relationship, we need to do some serious thinking. Choosing to rem...
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Warning Signs That You May be in a Toxic Relationship (Part 1) on @RTRLRadio

Warning Signs That You May be in a Toxic Relationship (Part 1) on @RTRLRadio
  How do we fall into toxic relationships? What are the tell-tale signs of a toxic relationship? How do we stop the toxic cycle? No one purposely seeks out a toxic partner. Often, we’re mysteriously drawn to them. Things are exciting and passionate in the beginning, but little by little we sense something is off. Often, we blame ourselves. If we could just do everything right for our partner, the relationship would be okay. Unfortunately, this is not usually the case. The first thing to look at is yourself. What you attract correlates with where you are mentally, emotionally, and s...
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Surviving R. Kelly – A Candid Discussion

Surviving R. Kelly – A Candid Discussion
Tune in to our video and share it with your friends and family as Alisha Bradley, a Life Coach, and former Domestic Abuse Counselor, and I discuss the recent Lifetime docuseries about R. Kelly and why it has created such polarizing responses and triggers for all of us. We have a real and open conversation about this topic, and while it is uncomfortable, it is making us rethink and revisit the way we may have typically viewed domestic abuse in relationships. Please share your comments about what you think of the video and other topics you would like to see Alisha and I discuss in the futu...
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Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners Part II—Orion Group Podcast

Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners Part II—Orion Group Podcast
  Robert Dunn and I continue discussing my article 11 Specific Reasons Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners on The Orion Group Podcast.  Toxic relationships are addictive, and just like with drugs, a person involved in a toxic relationship must go through a process of acceptance and recovery in order to heal and have a normal, healthy life. Often, people don't realize they are in a toxic relationship because they grew up in a dysfunctional household where unhealthy behaviors were the norm. If a person stays in this toxic relationship, it puts their emotional and ...
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Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners Part I—Orion Group Podcast

Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners Part I—Orion Group Podcast
  I had the pleasure of discussing my article 11 Specific Reasons Why We Love Toxic Relationships And Unavailable Partners with Robert Dunn on The Orion Group Podcast. How do you know if you're in a toxic relationship? Why are we attracted to narcissistic or emotionally unavailable partners? How do free ourselves from being addicted to rollercoaster relationships? Find out all these answers and more in this episode! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW! You are capable of receiving love. There is a relationship that will work for you. Sometimes all you need is a nud...
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Uplifting Advice on Self-love From 22 Successful People

Uplifting Advice on Self-love From 22 Successful People
We have so many things going for us, don’t we? Despite the limited number of hours in a day, we are somehow able to include time for work, family, friends, and even other extracurricular activities into our already busy schedules. But how much time do we set aside time for ourselves? We often get so caught up in the business of life that in the list of our priorities, we forget to include the people and things that matter the most—and yes, that includes ourselves. With self-love, comes confidence and contentment. So today, I challenge you to open your heart to the...
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Figuring Out Who You Are First—The Know Yourself Podcast

Figuring Out Who You Are First—The Know Yourself Podcast
  I had the pleasure of joining Dan Udale on the Know Yourself podcast. Here is what he had to say about our discussion. Hey you! Yeah you! I have really got a treat for you today 🤩 I met a Lady called Elizabeth Overstreet on Twitter who is a Love Coach and Relationship Expert ❤️ This was such a great episode because of he energy, enthusiasm, and passion that Elizabeth has for helping people understand themselves and relationships to find the love of their life🙏 . Having Elizabeth on Know Yourself was such a different dynamic because I haven’t covered off relationships before and is...
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