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#065: How to Think Fondly of Your Spouse

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There are 3 crucial elements of building a strong friendship in marriage. Today, we’re talking about the second - how to think fondly of your spouse and grow in mutual admiration. Listen in for 3 practical steps toward more fondness and admiration in your marriage.

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#064: How to Strengthen Friendship in Marriage

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There are 3 crucial elements of building a strong friendship in marriage. Today, we’re talking about the first - how to build love maps. Listen in to see what it’s all about and to take action on the exercises at the end!

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#063: How to Build a Strong Marriage

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What’s the secret to building a strong marriage? Listen in & take mental note of each step in the marriage-building process. Cheesy, I know - but hopefully memorable!

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#061: Learning About Each Other Through the Enneagram

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Year 7: Our last episode in the 7 Lessons in 7 Years series! Today, we’re talking all things Enneagram using Beth McCord’s (Your Enneagram Coach) new couples assessment - we hope you enjoy! Below are some of the best resources on the Enneagram:

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#057: Making Room for Each Other to Grow

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Year 3: Mutually empowering each other to grow has led us closer to our dreams; toward greater personal growth; & it’s increased the intimacy between us & the safety we feel in relationship with one another. We pray the same for your marriage! Be sure to text the text machine with your thoughts, questions, & feedback! (502) 221-3845!

Making Room for Each Other to Grow

Interested in the Courageous Conversations workshops coming up this fall? Get the dates here.

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#052: Year 1 in Review!

Happy Birthday, Brave Marriage Podcast!

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My Amazing Launch Team: Taylor, Ashlyn, Lahni, Stephanie, Molly, Lauren, Sara, Sarah, Leigh, Maddi, Kelcie, Kindra, Lindsay, Emily

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#051: Emotional Reasoning

Our fourth & final episode in the Mental Health Awareness Series, emotional reasoning is a cognitive distortion affecting many marriages today. Tune in to find out how you might be engaging in emotional reasoning & what to do differently!

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#050: Labeling

Did you know that labeling can be a form of cognitive distortion? Listen in to find out how labeling can affect your relationship - and what to do about it. (This is the third episode in our Mental Health Awareness series).

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#049: All or Nothing Thinking

Have you ever heard yourself say to your spouse, “you always…” or “you never…”? If so, then chances are good that you are engaging in all-or-nothing thinking. Tune in to learn what all-or-nothing thinking is, how it can affect your marriage, and 3 ways to combat all-or-nothing thinking in your own mind - for the betterment of your mental health & your relationship!

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#047: You, Your Marriage, and Mental Health

Oh hey May! It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and over the next 4 weeks, we will take a look at 3 cognitive distortions that impact many of our marriages. Join us to learn how to observe your own self-talk, how to identify your thought patterns, and how to renew your thoughts for the betterment of your mental and emotional health, & subsequently, your marriage relationship.

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