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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.

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

360-220-4994


Episodes

Ep 159 The 80/80 Marriage

4/13/2021
Zach and Laura interview Nate and Kaley Klemp about their new book The 80/80 Marriage.

Duration:00:35:45

Ep 158 Emotional Intelligence Part 2

4/6/2021
Laura's kid is in the basement and her husband is on vacation. Zach is ramping up for college visits. They proceed to talk about Part 2 of Emotional Intelligence. Grab a pen and paper because you will want to ATTUNE to this conversation.

Duration:00:34:42

Ep 157 Emotional Intelligence Part 1

3/30/2021
Laura is exhausted after a whirlwind road trip. Zack is continuing his LEGO builds. They go on to have a great discussion on the importance of emotional intelligence and offer some great tips on how to grow it.

Duration:00:29:56

Ep 156 Dumb Dads

3/23/2021
Zach is flying solo this week and gets to interview Kevin and Evan from The Dumb Dads Podcast, two stay-at-home dads doing the best they can.

Duration:00:41:35

Ep 155 Mailbag

3/16/2021
Zach is watching Stranger Things while building even stranger things. Laura got outplayed by her husband. They pick a couple of listener letters to respond to on the podcast. Although the questions are specific to the listener, their insights can be helpful for any relationship.

Duration:00:29:04

Ep 154 Partner in Pain

3/10/2021
Laura is flying solo today. She shares a story of how you can show up for your partner when they are in pain.

Duration:00:16:47

Ep 153 Gratitude

3/3/2021
Zach reflex on his trip to Mexico. It leads to a great conversation on gratitude, but probably not in the way you would think.

Duration:00:27:24

Ep 152 Happy with Baby with Catherine O'Brien

2/23/2021
Laura is flying solo this week as Zach is away. She gets to interview Catherine O'Brien author of Happy with Baby about ways to protect the relationship when you add a baby to the mix. Learn more about Catherin at her website Happy with Baby.

Duration:00:27:01

Ep 151 Let's Talk about Valentine's Day

2/16/2021
Zach kicks us off with some jokes. Laura is the gift-giving master. This leads them into a discussion about the importance of Valentine's Day and what it represents. We know, Valentine's Day is over, and this is a valuable discussion any day of the year.

Duration:00:27:57

Ep 150 Enduring Vulnerabilities

2/9/2021
Zach is loving Marriage Therapy Radio. Laura cashed in on Gamestop. They go on to discuss how the vulnerabilities that get triggered in our relationships can be understood and navigated.

Duration:00:28:54

Ep 149 10 Rules of Good Communication

2/2/2021
Laura is prepping for some glamping. Zach hired an actor to play himself. They go on to discuss Dan Wile's 10 Rules of Good Communication from his book After the Honeymoon: How Conflict Can Improve your Relationship.

Duration:00:41:21

Ep 148 Anxiety and Depression

1/26/2021
Zach details his Peleton "buying" experience. Laura is looking forward to a Spring Break RV trip. They go on to discuss how to deal with anxiety and depression as it comes up in your self and your partner. If you are looking for one on one help check out our sponsor Better Help Sign up for our February Breakfast Club.

Duration:00:35:47

Ep 147 Making it Through the Flooding

1/19/2021
Zach really wanted to sleep in, but Laura wants to get everything done early. Zach just celebrated 27 years of watching The American President, and they both are feeling a bit hungry. They go on to discuss how to manage yourself and your relationship when you get flooded. If you are looking for one on one help check out our sponsor Better Help Sign up for our February Breakfast Club. Transform your marriage in the comfort of your own home with our online course Marriage in Motion.

Duration:00:37:38

Ep 146 Laura's Favorite Things

1/13/2021
Laura is flying solo today. She wanted to share some of her favorite things and how they have benefited her marriage. If you're needing personal help with your marriage, you can connect with a counselor through our sponsor Better Help.

Duration:00:32:42

Ep 145 Navigating Different Communication Styles

1/7/2021
Zach is almost a winner. Laura can't sit down. They discuss how to navigate differences in how you communicate in your relationship.

Duration:00:25:46

Ep 144 Supporting Habits and Rituals

12/22/2020
Zach updates us on his fantasy football success and bemoans 1-star reviews. Laura is getting her health groove on. This leads to a discussion of how to support new habits and rituals in your relationship.

Duration:00:30:04

Ep 143 Add SPARK to your Marriage in 48 Hours

12/15/2020
Zach and Laura discuss how many folks are looking for therapy these days. Laura's practice is full, but Zach doesn't believe in full. Zach has some fantasy football scores to settle. They go on to discuss how to put SPARK in your marriage in 48 hours.

Duration:00:36:41

Ep 142 Three Tools for an Intentional Relationship

12/8/2020
Zach applies for a game show. Laura is opening a home gym and going BIG on Christmas. They discuss three tools that can help you create an intentional relationship.

Duration:00:32:48

Ep 141 Three Reasons Your Conversations Become Conflicts

12/1/2020
Zach and Laura reflect on the strangeness of Thanksgiving in the midst of a pandemic. They go on to discuss Zach's theory that knowing the What, Why, and Who when beginning a conversation can prevent you from falling into conflict.

Duration:00:29:42

Ep 140 Sex: Brakes & Gas

11/25/2020
Zach is working out a new joke. He and Laura both agree that they would like to be a lumberjack and lumberjill, respectively. They go on to discuss how understanding your most fulfilling and least fulfilling sexual experiences can lead to a wonderful sex life.

Duration:00:30:34