3 Simple Ways to Get the Love You Want


The Mel Robbins Podcast


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In this episode, you’ll learn what true love really is, along with 3 simple ways to start getting the love you want. 

Today, you’ll learn the art & science of giving and receiving love.

You’ll get simple tools for all kinds of love: romantic relationships, friendships, family relationships, mentorship, and even the smallest, simplest daily acts of love.

You’ll also learn:

  • The most controversial thing ever said on The Mel Robbins Podcast
  • The truth about love (and an entirely new way to think about it)
  • How to instantly shift any relationship for the better
  • The #1 relationship study of all time: Mel breaks down the takeaways for you
  • 3 things you can do, immediately after listening, to boost your happiness and well-being
  • How the Law of Reciprocity creates a powerful ripple effect
  • This person made a huge difference in Mel’s life (and will change yours, too)
  • The secret to inspiring and motivating any person (yourself included) 

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In this episode, you'll learn:

  • 1:32: The most controversial four-letter word Mel has ever said
  • 3:33: Why you might have a hard time hearing it
  • 5:00: The incredibly inspiring speech behind this word
  • 9:50: Hearing these words was a spiritual experience for Mel
  • 11:11: Here’s what happens when you give people hope
  • 13:00: What the science says about the benefits of having a cheerleader
  • 14:00: The science says the opposite is true when you don’t feel supported
  • 16:30: You won’t find Mel’s definition of love in a dictionary
  • 18:00: Can you love someone you don’t like?
  • 21:30: What Mel texted to her UPS driver that she does not regret
  • 25:00: Somebody doesn’t love what you do? Use this strategy
  • 26:20: The powerful email Mel received that broke her heart
  • 27:00: Mel responds to John, who asks why she signs out the way she does
  • 29:20: This listener sent a doozy of a message, and this might be why
  • 37:20: Try this one short activity to bring more love into your life
  • 39:00: The #1 reason you struggle with deep connection, according to research
  • 40:00: Do this practice, even with a perfect stranger
  • 44:!5: How the Law of Reciprocity creates a positive ripple effect
  • 45:50: The best thing to do to improve ANY relationship
  • 46:30: It doesn’t cost anything to give the gifts we all want most
  • 48:10: It may be uncomfortable, but do this today and you won’t regret it
  • 50:00: The incredible gift Mel’s friend received from his father on his deathbed
  • 53:30: The bloopers you love!

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