Seven Indicators of A Servant’s Heart
Season 2, Episode 103
For a marriage to function at its best, each partner needs to be willing to look out for the other’s best interests. As couples operate with a team spirit, they demonstrate love in all sorts of small, but significant gestures. This podcast will identify seven distinct ways that servitude can be illustrated inside a marriage
Responding to Confrontations With Inner Calm
Season 2, Episode 89
In every close relationship there is the potential for being misunderstood, dismissed, or scolded. When those moments occur, it is common to respond with defensiveness or anger. As an alternative, though, you could learn to adjust your thoughts in a manner that would allow self-directed trust to guide your responses. In this episode we will explore how inner trust leads to calm reactions.
10 Ways to Keep Meaning in Your Marriage
Season 2, Episode 84
When you are involved in a relationship as significant as marriage, you will need a clear focus on who you (plural) are and where you are going. In this podcast we specify 10 core values that are of utmost importance as you work together to keep marriage meaningful.
Five Ingredients That Accompany Infidelity
Season 2, Episode 83
Affairs happen for a reason; they do not just occur by chance. In this podcast we will examine five of the most common qualities that factor into the making an affair. Our purpose is to assist you in figuring out how to respond if an affair has occurred, or better yet, to show you what to address up front so an affair can be averted.
10 Ways to Maintain Good Boundaries
Season 2, Episode 82
Having connections with people of the opposite gender is both inevitable and normal. That stated, it is good to know how to manage yourself in those relationships so they will not cross the line into an inappropriate bond. In this podcast we will identify ten ways to establish and maintain healthy boundaries so your marriage will be honored even as you interact with people of the opposite sex.
The Priority of a Thankful Heart
Season 2, Episode 73
Homes that give priority to expressions of thanks have higher levels of contentment. As simple as this notion seems, many minimize a grateful spirit as criticism and annoyance dominate. This episode will highlight various ways to set the stage for gratitude to be center stage.
How to Know if an Affair Is Out of Your System
Season 2, Episode 66
When a person engages in an extramarital affair, it is inevitably accompanied by deception and deservedness (an attitude of entitlement). For healing to move forward, these two ingredients need to be removed as thoroughly as possible. This episode will explore the nature of deception and deservedness so you can learn if trust can be rebuilt.
Reading Cues That Indicate The Depth of Marital Trust
Season 2, Episode 62
Marital partners may say they trust each other, yet their communication can consist of chronic bickering, or perhaps there is little personal disclosure, or maybe they struggle to find points of agreement. For trust to be trust, it has to be demonstrated in real life situations. In this episode, we will examine ways that show if trust truly is (or is not) an integral ingredient in the marriage.
Building Blocks for a Secure Relationship
Season 2, Episode 58
Love requires friendship, purpose, planning, initiative and communication. In this episode we will identify four distinct aspects of being in love, with the goal of stimulating you to examine how you can build a broad and deep foundation for rewarding exchanges.
What True Love Is and Is Not
Season 2, Episode 55
Many marriages experience undue strain because they are built upon a set of expectations that cannot be sustained. While romantic, eros love has its place, abiding love is anchored in an appreciation for the mundane, less stellar elements of relating. This episode will contrast infatuated feelings with a grounded approach toward the concept of being in love.
Being a Person Who Builds Loyalty
Season 1, Episode 43
Relationships will quickly collapse when trust is lacking. Trust is the precursor for skills like conflict resolution, building security, being an encourager, and instilling motivation. This podcast will highlight 12 key ingredients that go into the making of a trustworthy person.
Choosing Openness over Deception
Season 1, Episode 42
Healthy relating consists of keeping no secrets of a moral or ethical matter, and by having the fullest accountability that common sense allows. In other words, being known is essential to being securely connected.
Increasing Your Influence by Being Approachable
Season 1, Episode 28
You can be knowledgable on a wide range of topics. But if others don’t like you, who cares? Before any communication can be successful, others need to feel that you are an approachable person, that you truly care.
How Not to Deny Flaws Others Clearly See
Season 1, Episode 26
This podcast will examine some of the behind-the-scenes tension that inhibits individuals from admitting wrongs, exploring also how this tendency can be remedied.
How Fear Shows up in Your Responses
Season 1, Episode 22
While we might be tempted to identify fear with deep dread or apprehension, it can show itself in many nuanced ways. We’ll take a look at how we can come to terms with these responses.