Zach is away with his family so Laura is sharing a recording of a keynote she recently gave to door-to-door salespeople. These folks are highly committed to succeeding at work, but wanted some help knowing how to keep their relationships at home strong.
Zach just finished his taxes, has already spent his refund and is headed on vacation. Laura is working on her taxes… from a few years ago. Together they celebrate some of the milestones of Marriage Therapy Radio. Zach shares about completing his latest project, Marriage Therapy Journal.
Laura kicks us off with a dad joke. She and Zach go on to discuss desire and creating desire in your partner. This leads to the importance of date nights and intentional time set aside for the two of you.
They welcome Tyler Turk, CEO of Crated with Love. Tyler shares some compelling research results on the importance of date nights as well as what he has found to be the necessary ingredients of a date night that supports the goal of greater intimacy and connection.
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Zach is sporting a 14 year old girl’s headband. Laura shares about caring for aging parents. With guest Dr. Ari Tuckman hey go on to discuss the impacts of ADHD on your relationship
Zach’s 17 and 13 year old daughters join him for this week’s podcast. They discuss what it’s like to be a teen today and how parents can better connect and encourage them.
Zach and Laura recount their respective New Year’s Eve celebrations. Zach has a couple gripes and Laura isn’t quite sure about science. They go on to discuss a powerful practice that could reshape the way you relate with your partner. Putting into practice what there share in this episode would be a wonderful way to kick off the new year in a positive direction.
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Laura is dressed like an elf (sorry this is not a visual medium). Zach took a tumble. Vasectomy gets discussed at length. Laura introduces a cool experiment for wives to help improve their marriage. They go on to discuss death and sex. They really cover a lot on this holiday grab bag.
Laura discloses that she has been feeling a bit down with the holidays and her current move. She and Zach discuss a bit of what might be behind that which leads them to a broader topic of figuring out ways to improve your relationship. It’s a bit more organic than some episodes, but you will be left with some great insight into your life and relationships.
What does “Your Face” have to do with a playful disagreement? Zach shares his strategies. He and Laura also talk about their relationships with you, the listeners. They go on to discuss the unique burdens men carry in their relationships.