Choosing to Coordinate When It Doesn’t Feel Natural

Season 1, Episode 12


Usually when couples marry they assume they are a good match. But as time marches on and they are exposed to a broadening array of life experiences, some partners conclude that they are not as good of a match as they once felt. It is at this point that the relationship can come to a crossroad. How couples choose to manage differences will literally make or break the marriage. In this podcast, you will be challenged to learn how to use differences to your advantage.

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Something to Think about

From this episode, we acknowledge that:

  • Feeling mismatched is not necessarily an indicator of a bad relationship.
  • Mismatches can create opportunities for personal growth.
  • In the midst of a mismatch, you are still responsible for your own relationship healthiness.


Let’s Talk

One of the most important aspects to positive change is communication and questions are the best way to gain deeper insights and develop more innovative solutions. So each week, I ask a question.

“In what ways do you feel mismatched in your marriage, and how does this impact your behavior as a spouse?”

Les Carter, Ph. D.

Please share your thoughts below.

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