#036: Baby Steps Toward Marital Change (Part III)

Have you ever tried to change something in your marriage to no avail? On today’s episode, we discuss the counterintuitive ways to enhance your relationship, the importance of going slow and taking baby steps toward change, and how to overcome a couple of mindsets that often keep couples stuck in the same old patterns.

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#035: What Every Couple Needs to Know About Marital Change (Part II)

The pattern is what matters, not the problem. We’re talking conflict patterns on today’s episode, acknowledging how each of you co-creates the marital dynamic that becomes your set norm, when your marriage isn’t functioning healthily. Identify your conflict pattern & stay tuned for next week, as we talk about what to do differently to create change in your marriage!

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#034: What Every Couple Needs to Know About Marital Change (Part I)

Changes in marriage can be complex, especially when couples sense something is off, but can’t put language to what exactly needs to change. On today’s episode, we discuss our primary tendencies toward disconnection, which we tend to utilize when our relational needs aren’t being met. The goal of this episode is to help you as a couple know what to pay attention to when it comes to your own relational dynamic.

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#033: How to Change Your Attitude

Is your attitude keeping you from making the changes you want to make? If you’re working toward a certain goal or outcome in your life, your attitude is either facilitating your growth or keeping you stuck in the same place. On today’s podcast, discover what attitudes might be holding you back, and what to do to change them.

Mentioned on this Episode: Liturgy of the Ordinary, Tish Harrison Warren

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#032: How to Change a Habit

Did you know 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the month of February? How do we not only start a habit, but plan for its success long-term? On this episode, we take a long-term, contextual approach to helping you form new habits. Plan for success this year by learning to change your habits in a way that suits you, takes your environment into consideration, & helps you identify some of the psychology behind how you’re wired to make change.

Mentioned on this Episode: Gretchen' Rubin’s “The Four Tendencies”

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#031: Change Isn't One-Size-Fits-All

Have you ever tried to implement a change that didn’t work for you long-term? As a marriage & family therapist, that doesn’t surprise me at all. Why? Because humans & relationships are too complex for there to be a one-size-fits-all solution to the changes we’re wanting to make. Today, I’m sharing with you what I know about change from a systems perspective, in hopes that at the end of this episode, you’ll have a better understanding of your relationship to yourself, to your spouse, AND to change itself.

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#030: Family of Origin Q+A

You asked, I answered. Four follow-up questions to our family of origin series, plus a brief review of the past 30 episodes in 2018! Also, Happy New Year's Eve, friends!

-Music on the Brave Marriage Podcast by John Tibbs. Connect with him on Instagram @johntibbsmusic or listen on iTunes or Spotify.

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#029: Redeeming Childhood Messages

What messages did you need to hear as a kid, but didn’t? Find out on today’s episode what’s true about you, why it matters that you believe it for yourself, & how it positively impacts the life of your marriage & family. There will be no episode next week, but I’ll be back on New Year’s Eve! In the meantime, have a Merry Christmas & I hope you enjoy Redeeming Childhood Messages.

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#028: Childhood Messages

Fill in the blank: I am loved + accepted when I _________. Your answer is most likely the result of a childhood message you received growing up. Today, we’re talking about how childhood messages are formed, internalized, & how they affect us as we grow up. Listen in for 5 common messages that most individuals resonate with.

  • Music on the Brave Marriage Podcast by John Tibbs. Connect with him on Instagram @johntibbsmusic or listen on iTunes or Spotify.

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#027: How Our Childhood Roles Impact Our Marriages

How does your upbringing impact your marriage? Find out on today’s episode!

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