77 episodes

We’re the Vallottons, and we’re passionate about people! Every human was created for fulfilling connections in relationship and family, but it’s not always what comes easiest! We know this because of our wide range of personal experiences as well as years of working with people. So we’re going to crack open topics like dating, marriage, family and parenting to encourage, entertain and equip you for a deeply fulfilling life of relational health.

Dates, Mates and Babies with the Vallottons Jason and Lauren Vallotton

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

We’re the Vallottons, and we’re passionate about people! Every human was created for fulfilling connections in relationship and family, but it’s not always what comes easiest! We know this because of our wide range of personal experiences as well as years of working with people. So we’re going to crack open topics like dating, marriage, family and parenting to encourage, entertain and equip you for a deeply fulfilling life of relational health.

    77. Effective Strategies for Hard Conversations

    77. Effective Strategies for Hard Conversations

    In any deep relationship, having hard conversations is unavoidable. It's not the conflict itself that destroys connection, but rather the behavior within the conflict. Research shows that how you start a conversation determines how it ends with 80% accuracy. In this episode, we delve into the essential skill of engaging in difficult conversations in a way that builds connection rather than tearing it apart. Join the Vallottons as they explore practical strategies and mindsets for navigating t...

    • 39 min
    76. From Chaos to Divine Order: Understanding our Origin and Purpose

    76. From Chaos to Divine Order: Understanding our Origin and Purpose

    Episode 76 is a message that Jason Vallotton preached at Bethel Church on Father’s Day, 2024! Following the annual BraveCo men’s conference, Jason recalls testimonies and big wins from BraveCo’s largest men’s event of the year before diving into a profoundly impactful message.Drawing lessons from the creation story in Genesis, Jason explores how God's structured approach to creating the world can offer us valuable insights for managing our own lives. Each day of creation holds a lesson ...

    • 51 min
    75. What to do in Marriage Emergencies

    75. What to do in Marriage Emergencies

    After a two-week vacation, the Vallottons are back with an insightful episode on what to do in marriage emergencies. In this episode of Dates, Mates, and Babies, they dive deep into what truly constitutes an "emergency" in a marriage relationship. Whether it's the utterance of "I'm done" from one or both partners, the toxic presence of the Four Horsemen (criticism, contempt, defensiveness, and stonewalling), or severe issues like infidelity and addiction, they explore the signs and solutions....

    • 36 min
    74. Connection: The Foundation of Relational Health, Part 2

    74. Connection: The Foundation of Relational Health, Part 2

    In May of 2024, Jason and Lauren spoke at an online event with the thriving singles ministry at Life Center Church in New York City about the foundations of relational health! This episode is part two of a two part message about connection as the bedrock of relational health.This portion is a recording of the Q&A time we shared with Life Center Church at their singles event. Connect with Lauren:InstagramFacebookConnect with Jason:Jay’s InstagramJay’s FacebookBraveCo Instagramwww.braveco.org

    • 58 min
    73. Connection: The Foundation of Relational Health, Part 1

    73. Connection: The Foundation of Relational Health, Part 1

    In May of 2024, Jason and Lauren spoke at an online event with the thriving singles ministry at Life Center Church in New York City about the foundations of relational health! This episode is part one of a two part message about connection as the bedrock of relational health. Connect with Lauren:InstagramFacebookConnect with Jason:Jay’s InstagramJay’s FacebookBraveCo Instagramwww.braveco.org

    • 56 min
    72. Q&A

    72. Q&A

    In this weeks episode, hosts, Jason & Lauren Vallotton answer five questions sent in by listeners like you! Topics include the following:How do you have boundaries with all the different roles you carry in life?Where do I begin in rebuilding a dead marriage?What do you do with the tangible reminders of a relationship that has ended, like photos, dried flowers, gifts, etc?How can you create healthy boundaries in marriage?How does a young woman get ready for a healthy relationship? Connect ...

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

kiwicounsellor ,

Practical, helpful, real

So appreciating these podcasts - full of wisdom and practical tips for being relationally healthy. I listen with my notebook nearby - the ideas are a great catalyst for growth and change. Thanks guys!

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