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. To suggest a topic, ask a question, or learn more about working with Zach & Laura, drop us a line.

ZACH BRITTLE is a couples therapist in Seattle, where he has been counseling and coaching couples for over a dozen years. He is a best-selling author of The Relationship Alphabet, and the Marriage Therapy Journal. Additionally, his writings and ideas have been featured in Real Simple, Men’s Health and the Washington Post. He has been happily married to his wife Rebecca for 23 out of 24 years. They have two adulting daughters, a mini-van, and most of the silverware they got as wedding gifts. Learn more about Zach at zachbrittle.com.

LAURA HECK is a relationship expert, speaker, Certified Gottman Therapist and Master Trainer for The Gottman Seven Principles Program. Laura has been a featured speaker for Google Talks and has coached hundreds of women through the Epic Wives Experiment. She lives in Bend, OR with her beloved and patient husband for 15 years, their gregarious six-year-old son, and a regal pup named Dash. Learn more about Laura at laurahecktherapy.com.

the vanity fair videos

ZACH & LAURA were asked by Vanity Fair to provide analysis of relationships found in media. Their reflections on these familiar couples give insights not only into the on screen dynamics, but also the joys and struggles we find in our own lives. 

Disney relationships

Movie Couples

Ross and rachel

Issa and Lawrence

Guardians of the galaxy


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