Six Ingredients for Love with Sara Nasserzadeh

Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh shares insights from her book, Love by Design, offering a new Emergent Love Model for modern relationships. This revolutionary approach, born from extensive research and global couple insights, identifies six relational ingredients for successful partnerships: attraction, respect, trust, compassion, shared vision, and loving behaviors. The result is a transformative blueprint for cultivating lasting love, surpassing outdated ideals of romantic relationships.

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Dr. Sara Nasserzadeh is a world renowned author, speaker and consultant with a PhD in Social Psychology. In the past two decades, she has worked across 40 countries and is recognized as one of the most influential thought leaders in the fields of Relationships, Sexuality, and Intercultural fluency. Her new book Love by Design: 6 ingredients to build a lifetime of love, is going to be launched on February 5th. With a fresh perspective on human connectivity and how we perceive love, Dr. Nasserzadeh’s uses proven research to convey how six ingredients are needed for a thriving relationship—from the bedroom to the boardroom that would give love a chance to emerge. These six ingredients: attraction, respect, trust, a shared vision, compassion, and loving behaviors can be explored with any audience to attain a unified language, common values, shared aspirations and a path forward to solve our disillusionment with love. Dr. Nasserzadeh’s work has been featured on NPR, the BBC, ABC, CNN, and in USA Today.

Learn more at sara-nasserzadeh.com.



Kristen Manieri is a coach who works with teams to increase both productivity and wellbeing. She also helps individuals navigate transition with clarity and confidence. Her areas of focus are: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 200 authors about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at kristenmanieri.com/work-with-me.

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