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Thrive Marriage Podcast

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Drawing from the Thrive Marriage Lab, powered by Restoration Counseling, hosts Chris Bruno and Tracy Johnson offer professional and personal conversations to empower couples to thrive in their marriage. Each month launches with a snippet expert interview on a psychological theme, followed by Tracy and her husband, Mark Johnson and Chris and his wife, Beth Bruno pulling back the curtain to how that theme plays out in their own marriages.

Drawing from the Thrive Marriage Lab, powered by Restoration Counseling, hosts Chris Bruno and Tracy Johnson offer professional and personal conversations to empower couples to thrive in their marriage. Each month launches with a snippet expert interview on a psychological theme, followed by Tracy and her husband, Mark Johnson and Chris and his wife, Beth Bruno pulling back the curtain to how that theme plays out in their own marriages.

Location:

United States

Description:

Drawing from the Thrive Marriage Lab, powered by Restoration Counseling, hosts Chris Bruno and Tracy Johnson offer professional and personal conversations to empower couples to thrive in their marriage. Each month launches with a snippet expert interview on a psychological theme, followed by Tracy and her husband, Mark Johnson and Chris and his wife, Beth Bruno pulling back the curtain to how that theme plays out in their own marriages.

Language:

English

Contact:

9702139457


Episodes

Does your marriage have other loves?

3/2/2021
Chris and Tracy kick off Season Two by defining Polyamory and suggesting that your marriage has other loves.

Duration:00:14:25

Overcoming Fear to Risk Desire (Part 4)

1/25/2021
In the last episode on The Source of All Conflict (DESIRE!), Chris and Tracy talk about the connection between fear and desire and the way it comes between them and their spouses. If you missed the last 3 in this series, make sure to catch up! In Part 1, therapist Sam Jolman describes what we're talking about.

Duration:00:19:33

The Story of the Pink Shoes

1/19/2021
This month we've been in a series about how the source of marital conflict is unmet desire. This week, Beth Bruno shares a vulnerable story of Chris missing her desire and how their conflict took the shape of distance.

Duration:00:09:05

The Substitutions of Desire with the Johnsons

1/12/2021
We're in a series this month on the source of all conflict in marriage is unmet desire. This week, Mark and Tracy Johnson talk about some of the substitutions of desire in their own relationship.

Duration:00:13:32

THE Source of all Conflict with Sam Jolman

1/5/2021
This month we're diving into the source of all conflict based on an interview with therapist, Sam Jolman. In this episode, Chris and Tracy talk about the unmet desire beneath just about every marital issue.

Duration:00:11:25

Which Category is Your Sex Life In?

11/24/2020
We conclude this month's theme on Mortgaged Sexuality with Chris Bruno and Tracy Johnson asking you where you find yourselves: No thanks, Resigned and Scheduled, or Daring to Dream? And they suggest that the way forward is to ReStory your sexual past. As we take December off, we would love for you to leave suggestions and thoughts on our contact page at https://www.restorylabs.com. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:08:12

Mortgaged Sexuality and Redemption

11/17/2020
We've been in a series on "Mortgaged Sexuality" with Dr. Juli Slattery. This week, Mark and Tracy Johnson share some of the ways they have bought back and redeemed places of sexual harm, reframed their own femininity and masculinity, and offer encouragement to couples at different places in the journey.

Duration:00:13:53

Mortgaged Sexuality and the Purity Culture

11/10/2020
This month we're in a series called "Mortgaged Sexuality" with Dr. Juli Slattery. In today's episode, Chris and Beth Bruno share about how the purity culture filled pre-existing gaps in their knowledge and understanding of sexuality. Not at all comfortable in this space, they invite listeners to consider the ways they too have mortgaged their sexuality.

Duration:00:12:42

Mortgaged Sexuality with Dr. Juli Slattery

11/3/2020
Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and co-founder/ President of Authentic Intimacy. Her new book, Rethinking Sexuality: God's Design and Why It Matters, forms the spring board for this conversation, the entirety of which is available to Thrive Marriage Lab members.

Duration:00:13:56

Transitions in Marriage Wrap Up

10/27/2020
Chris and Tracy wrap up this month's theme on transitions as they talk about the power of transition to release one another in marriage. Who would you not be if... who are you because....?

Duration:00:21:57

The Stories Places Hold with the Johnsons

10/20/2020
In Part 3 in our series on Transitions, Mark and Tracy journey through their many moves and reflect on the ways in which those places hold, shape, and offer the fabric of our lives.

Duration:00:11:48

To Mark and Name with the Brunos

10/13/2020
In Part 2 in our series on Transitions, Chris and Beth talk about the importance of returning to the place that held such significance to their family to bless and release their younger selves.

Duration:00:13:09

What Stories Make up the Fabric of Your Marriage with David Robbins

10/6/2020
We launch a new theme this month around transitions forming the fabric of your marriage and are joined by David Robbins, President of Family Life. Chris and Tracy dive into a snippet of the interview with David as a launch pad for the importance of naming the stories that fill the places we inhabit.

Duration:00:14:19

Putting it Altogether: Leaving your Family of Origin

9/29/2020
Chris and Tracy bring it altogether as they process the conversations with their spouses on how they left their own families. If you missed the previous 3 episodes, catch up before listening to this one.

Duration:00:14:23

Family of Origin: Transferring Loyalty

9/22/2020
As we continue in the theme of family of origin, Chris and Beth Bruno reflect on how they thought they had rocked leaving, until they learned what it really meant.

Duration:00:16:12

Family of Origin: Leaving well, or not

9/15/2020
As we continue in the theme of family of origin, Mark and Tracy Johnson invite you in to their own marriage with stories of how they left well, and stories of how they didn't leave so well.

Duration:00:14:47

Family of Origin: Leaving with Dan Allender

9/8/2020
This month's theme is on family of origin and we launch the conversation about leaving well with Dr. Dan Allender. Join Chris and Tracy as they enter in to misconceptions about "leaving, cleaving, and weaving" after the wedding.

Duration:00:17:55

Thrive Marriage Trailer

8/28/2020
Welcome to the Thrive Marriage Podcast where each week we're bringing you professional and personal stories to help your marriage thrive. Join Restoration counselors and marriage experts, Chris Bruno and Tracy Johnson (and their spouses!) as they explore the relational topics that get us stuck. You want a marriage that thrives, not just survives. Let us help you.

Duration:00:06:21