Look... every couple struggles. You fight too much; you're bored; sex is either okay (or rare); maybe you're even considering divorce. OR... maybe your marriage is actually pretty good, but you want to go deeper. In this podcast, straight-talking marriage therapists Zach Brittle and Laura Heck tackle the most common complaints virtually every marriage experience. Along the way, they reveal the science behind strong relationships and talk about what's really going on for couples. Topics include conflict, communication, compatibility, money, sex, in-laws, infidelity, time-management, future dreams, and more. If you want relief? A deeper connection? A new way forward...? Then you've got to find out what's REALLY going on in your marriage. That's what this podcast is about. You can learn more about Zach and Laura, and their alternatives to traditional therapy at marriagetherapyradio.com.
Ep175 David Wilcox
Zach and Laura have a wonderful interview with singer/songwriter David Wilcox. He shares what he has learned about life, love, and marriage through his journey of self-discovery and artistry.
This is a different format from the usual MTR episode, and well worth a listen.
Find Zach's wife's curated David Wilcox playlist on the MTR Instagram
Ep 174 A Shared Story
Zach vows not to get Laura anything for her birthday, but he might end up getting her a chessboard. Operation "Blue Check" continues in earnest. To help out, be sure to follow @marriagetherapyradio
They discuss how to handle conflict when you can't agree on what the story even is.
Ep 173 This Workshop Won't Work
Zach is moving his schedule around so he can be at his kid's soccer games. Laura is gearing up for her triathlon. They discuss the need for couples to do the work when seeking help for their relationship. They talk about the Art & Science of Love, a workshop based on over 40 years of research from The Gottman Institute. Zach and Laura will be the instructors for the October event.
To register go to https://www.gottman.com/mtr.
Don't forget to use the discount code mentioned in the episode.
Ep 172 Context > Content
Laura is jumping into her local fitness scene with both feet and possibly into sex therapy with both hands. Zach is exercising his social media skills. They go on to discuss the impact of words; what is said, how it's said, and how it's heard, on your relationship.
Ep 171 Attraction to Coworker
Project "Blue Checkmark" is well underway. Laura just got back from a camping trip and Zach is thinking about watching a Netflix show that is sweeping the nation. They go on to discuss a listener question regarding their attraction to a coworker.
Ep 170 Trust the Process
Laura is back in school. Zach is learning about how social media works. They discuss the process of therapy and the importance of being the author of your own story.
It is a cool conversation, I’m here for it.
Zach truly does make me smarter. Laura truly does add the perfectly inappropriate comments and level of expertise that is unmatched. Zach is hilarious, Laura is entertaining. I love every episode, my relationship is better today than it was yesterday… because I listen to this podcast. ❤️❤️❤️ all the love -your biggest fan
My favorite podcast
I love both Zach and Laura and the value that they bring into my life. I am honestly more likely to actively listen to this podcast than any other podcast I’ve given attention to, and I think it’s the presence of more than one opinion and voice, and I absolutely love hearing these two discuss these insanely relatable and relevant topics. I look forward to this podcast every week, and I hope that it continues. Thank you to both Zach and Laura for providing insight into marriages, as well as personal emotions, on a regular basis. I truly think listening to this podcast has been extremely beneficial within my life and my marriage.
Thoughtful and Wonderful
MTP is such a wonderful podcast to listen to for tips, tricks, and all things about marriage. Zach and Laura are all about self improvement and understanding that hard work in a marriage really pays off! Great info to listen to but also to laugh along with.