Seth and I follow-up last week’s bonus Miscarriage episode and share our own miscarriage story, we cover the unexpected feelings that can accompany loss, Seth shares what he wishes he had done during that time as a father and husband to help both of us get through it better, and I share a lullaby that I wrote for our Baby June.
Special guest Elizabeth from Coffee Cup Mama blog shares her story of how multiple miscarriages have impacted her marriage, her family, and her walk with God. She also sheds light on how to help those walking through miscarriage and how to have hope through the sadness.
This week Seth and I share 6 tips for having a happier, healthier and more balanced Holiday Season. We talk about the importance of focusing on the positive, scheduling “me time”, not letting your emotions run the show, and so much more!
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This week we talk about Seth’s journey in Self Reparenting, ways to cope with and improve anxiety, and how to begin healing from potentially misinterpreting your past.
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This week Seth and I discuss the impact that anxiety has had in our marriage, we talk about attachment and bonding and explore the various ways to reassess past unwanted behaviors and look at them in a new light.
Seth and I continue the conversation about what is currently going on in our relationship, we also talk more about Seth’s EMDR Therapy, the idea of “Bad Thinking”, and what it means to have a vision for your marriage.
This week Seth and I share what’s new in the Anatomy Of Marriage World, hint hint….EVENTS! We also share our thoughts on the amazing 3 Part Divorce Series with Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers and Carla Ewert, and we discuss what has been going on in our own marriage, and y’all… it ain’t pretty.
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In Part 3 of our Divorce Series Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers and Carla Ewert share their thoughts on battling the stigma of the “Broken Home”, the impact that divorce can have on parenting, how to navigate future Ex-In-Law relationships, dealing with the opposite sex after a divorce, and so much more.
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Today is Part 2 of our Divorce Series where Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers shares parts of her own divorce journey, and Carla responds to the generalized idea that couples who choose divorce just “haven’t tried hard enough”. We also talk about supporting friends and family through a divorce, how to talk to children in a healthy way about divorce, crafting a plan to help families do divorce well, and so much more.
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Seth and I sit down with the wonderful Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers and Carla Ewert to discuss the intimate details of divorce. In this episode, which is the first of a four part Series, we talk about the impact that gender roles, patriarchy, Purity culture and differentiation have in our relationships, and what we can do to change those patterns and beliefs. We also discuss what it means to “take up all of your space” in the world, how we can unlearn the “threat” of collaboration, and what it takes to be fully yourself in a relationship.
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Seth and I had the privilege of hanging out with the wonderful Aaron Walker, Community Leader, Small Business Owner and Author of View From The Top, and the three of us talked about what he has learned in his 38 years of marriage. Everything from having a Growth Mindset, Marrying into the Family, Learning Together as a couple, having Shared Marriage Goals, and the dangers of comparing your spouse to someone else.
Seth and I are joined by the wonderful Dr. Corey and Pam Allen of Sexy Marriage Radio Podcast and Caleb and Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele of Only you Forever Podcast, and we all discuss ruts, the patterns and behaviors that get us stuck and feeling disheartened in our relationships. We also share our thoughts and ideas about simple ways to break free from the mundane!
Today Seth and I answer y’alls questions about how you know when you are ready to start dating, dealing with the desire to have premarital sex, finding balance in yourself, and we show you all of our tattoos!!
Today Seth and I are talking about the 8 insights that we gained from our worst fight in over 8 years! We also share the “From You, For You” method that I (Melanie) created in a coffee shop in Victoria Canada to help us get through our terrible pattern of endless and fruitless fighting!
Today Seth and I talk about the things that we wish we had known before our wedding day, as we drive up to Seattle to attend our friends wedding! Today’s topics include things like NOT mothering your boyfriend, realizing that your partner is NOT a mind reader, expanding your view of your future in-laws, and SO MUCH MORE!
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Seth and I sit down with the talented Dr. Gail Saltz, and she helps us to better understand how sexual dysfunction can sometimes be traced back to body shaming and poor sex education in childhood, how we can view neural differences in our relationships as an asset instead of a drawback, the importance of self-awareness, and the power of being able to figuratively put yourself in your partner's shoes.
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This week Seth and I talk about the problems that can arise in relationships when we lean too heavily on Gender Stereotypes created by culture and the church. We discuss how these stereotypes can lead to false hopes, strained communication between men and women, and can act like blinders to reality.
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Today Seth and I called up the mind expanding Rabbi Manis Friedman, author, teacher, and all around wisdom giver, to chat about his take on Marriage, relationships, and how couples are often more in love with the idea of love, than the practicality and practice of loving another human being well.
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Today Seth and I talk about the importance of developing an Optimistically Strong attitude in your relationships and in your life! We share five points to help clarify this new idea, and we share how being Optimistically Strong has helped us to handle the stresses of raising kids, flying across the country every year, and so much more! Y'all are going to love it!
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This week Seth and I sit down with the wonderful Dr. Brenda Butterfield and explore the ever important world of Self-Care, Mindfulness, Stress reduction, identifying our hidden stressors, how our stressors can be an invitation to seek help and healing, and so much more.
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This week Seth and I dive into 10 Harmful Behaviors that we think are really damaging when you are trying to have a healthy and solid relationship. They include things like Not Listening, Focusing only on the Negative, Being an A-Hole, and LOTS more!
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Seth and I talk with the amazing Hillary McBride of The Liturgist Podcast and the Other People's Problems Podcast. The three of us talk about a huge range of topics, everything from how growing can feel like losing a part of yourself, the way that gender constructs can deeply impact what we believe we are capable (or incapable) of, the power of language to shape the way that we think, and SO MUCH MORE!
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Today Seth and I come to you live from a dock in Folly Beach, South Carolina, you can watch the video on our YouTube channel!
Today we talk all about how to identify your Preferred-Self, Ideal-Self and Actual-Self in your relationships, and how this knowledge can help you grow closer to your relationship goals!
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Seth and I are here in South Carolina, continuing on our In-Law journey and answering y’alls questions! We cover all sorts of things from how to handle living with In-Laws, Secret Tunnels of Communication, How to be ‘Professional’ with your In-Laws, Boundaries, and so much more. And a huge thank you to our listeners who sent in questions, you rock!
Seth and I recorded this episode while driving in the car on our way up to the Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina. We talk about how we handle the unpleasant situations that we run into while on our summer vacation, how Family Of Origin Plays into the tension, and what to do about it.
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