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.
Ep 185 Zach & Laura Hash it Out
Laura brings a grievance she has with Zach to work it out in real-time. The tension is real and leads to a genuine conversation that displays both skill and care in resolving the conflict.
Ep 184 You Go, Girl
Zach and Laura wish their very first listener a happy birthday. Laura is getting her wardrobe together.
They go on to discuss the trend Laura is seeing in her practice of women facing identity crisis with boldness and strength.
Ep 183 Building Trust
Laura is taking into a shoe on an uncomfortably long girl's weekend while looking for age-appropriate clothes. Zach is using all his human resources.
They go on to discuss the 5 pillars of building trust in your relationship.
Ep 182 Working Through Conflict | with Jayson Gaddis
Zach and Laura interview Jayson Gaddis, founder of The Relationship School and author of Getting to Zero: How to Work Through Conflict in Your High-Stakes Relationships. The conversation provides some new frameworks to think about the way you approach conflict in your relationship.
Ep 181 Advance Skydiving Skills
Zach's wife is a little concerned that his brain doesn't work. He and Laura extend the skydiving conflict metaphor from episode 2 with some helpful insight into achieving intimacy.
Join them live Oct 23-24 for The Gottman Institute's Art and Science of Love.
Ep 180 Strong-Willed Tiny Humans | with Danielle Bettmann
Zach and Laura are recording from the same house, but different rooms as they interview Danielle Bettmann. Danielle is a parenting coach for those of us with "strong-willed small humans". She shares how she got into her work and some wonderful resources for anyone doing the difficult and important work of parenting. You can find Danielle at Parenting Wholeheartedly