Laura throws her husband under the bus and Zach talks about how much he hates the words “I’m sorry.” They discuss a formula for how to apologize effectively and how both partners have a role. They also discuss why “forgive and forget” is a bad strategy.
Zach teaches Laura all about skydiving and the two most important rules once you leave the plane and gravity takes over. They discuss different ways that couples can de-escalate and repair in the midst of conflict. They test out a new slogan for the podcast.
SPOILER ALERT: You can’t. Conflict is inevitable and every couple struggles in their own way. Zach and Laura discuss common problems and ways to navigate through conflict successfully. Laura tells a disgusting story.