Friday Nov 10, 2023

Catherine E. Aponte, Psy.D.: Breaking Chains — Challenging Gendered Expectations and Stereotypes in Relationships | Reloscope #39

In a world where societal norms have long prescribed gender roles and expectations, dismantling these confines becomes imperative for fostering healthier, more balanced relationships. Join Marie Stella and Dr. Catherine Aponte as they embark on a profound exploration of the intricate realm of gender expectations and stereotypes within relationships.

Dr. Aponte, a distinguished clinical psychologist, brings over three decades of experience from her private practice in Louisville, KY, USA, where she has been a guiding light for countless couples. Her insights are not confined to clinical spaces alone – she's an active contributor to leading platforms such as Psychology Today ( and The Good Men Project (, advocating for equitable relationships and challenging traditional paradigms.

A true visionary, Dr. Aponte's wisdom is encapsulated within her book, "A Marriage of Equals: How to Achieve Balance in a Committed Relationship." With a background including degrees from Duke University and the Spalding University School of Professional Psychology, she has also nurtured minds as an Associate Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology at Spalding University.

Don't miss this opportunity to embrace diversity within relationships and gain actionable insights that will shape your understanding of partnership dynamics. Tune in to this enriching episode and empower your journey toward healthier, more fulfilling connections.

Follow Dr. Aponte’s works via:

Is Intimacy a Priority in Your Marriage? Leslie Doares, November 11, 2022 (, 

Infidelity: Dealing with Betrayal, Damage & Recovery

Triangle 411: July 19, 2022, Mary Insprucker/Catherine Aponte, Season 3, Episode 123. (

Creating a Marriage of Equals with Catherine Aponte The Heart Center with Zach Beach ( October 10, 2021

The New Monogamy

IDO Podcast with Chase and Sarah Kosterlitz (

You can also connect with her via or 

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