Sharing the Load: Navigating Household Tasks in Your Marriage: Ep 159

Sharing the Load: Navigating Household Tasks in Your Marriage: Ep 159 | Marriage Coach
 

This week I’m talking about something that’s been on my mind a lot lately, and it’s a topic that I know resonates with many of us: household responsibilities in marriage. In this week’s podcast episode 159: “Sharing the Load: Navigating Household Tasks in Your Marriage,” I dive into a common theme that often arises in my coaching sessions and conversations.

In this episode that could be titled “Whose responsibility is it anyway?”, you’ll learn:

1. Understanding the Dynamics: I’ll explore the common patterns that emerge when it comes to dividing household tasks and responsibilities in marriage.

2. Identifying Resentment: We’ll discuss how unaddressed feelings of resentment can build up over time, affecting the dynamics of your relationship.

3. Healthy Communication Strategies: I’ll share practical tips and strategies for initiating mature, emotionally regulated conversations about household responsibilities with your partner.

4. Creating Collaborative Solutions: Together, we’ll explore ways to find balance, fairness, and mutual understanding in sharing the load of household chores.

By listening to this episode, you’ll gain insights into your own relationship dynamics and discover practical tools to navigate and transform the way you and your partner approach household responsibilities.

If you’ve ever felt frustrated, overwhelmed, or stuck in the cycle of unspoken expectations and resentment when it comes to household chores, this episode is for you. It’s about fostering open communication, empathy, and teamwork in your marriage.

Remember, you’re not alone in navigating these challenges, and there are always opportunities for growth and positive change. I invite you to tune in to the latest episode of AwakenYou in Your Marriage and join me on this journey of self-discovery and transformation.

As always, I value your feedback and insights. Feel free to reach out with your thoughts, questions, or experiences related to this topic. Your stories inspire me and enrich our community in meaningful ways.

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I am a marriage coach helping women and couples turn their loveless & disconnected marriage into something better than they ever imagined possible. My process starts by helping you figure out what it is you even want in your marriage because face it, it’s been a while since you’ve dreamed of what your future could look like. Once you’ve started to open up to what is possible together we create a path towards the marriage you crave.

If you feel sad and powerless about your marriage’s state of affairs, I’d love to chat with you about how you’re feeling and what moving towards something different could look like. Book your Courageous Love Conversation Inquiry Call today, and let’s talk about how to get started. 

Untangling Marriages: Navigating Complexity with Aimee Gianni MS: Ep 158

Untangling Marriages: Navigating Complexity with Aimee Gianni MS: Ep 158 | Marriage Coach
 

I hope this email finds you well and ready for some insightful conversation! Today, I am thrilled to introduce you to one of my favorite coaches and mentors, Aimee Gianni, MS. Aimee is not only a Marriage & Family Therapist but also a Master Coach Instructor specializing in Love Relationships and my coach!

In my latest podcast episode 158: Untangling Marriages: Navigating Complexity with Aimee Gianni MS , Aimee and I delve into a topic that’s close to many of our hearts: untangling marriages. Here’s a sneak peek into what we discussed:

  • Defining “Tangled” in Marriage: Aimee shares her expert insights on what it means for a marriage to be entangled and why it’s crucial to recognize this state.
  • Day-to-Day Examples: We explore real-life scenarios to help you identify entanglement in your own marriage.
  • Starting the Untangling Process: Discover actionable steps individuals can take to initiate the untangling journey.
  • Untangling Together: Aimee sheds light on how couples can work collaboratively to untangle their marriage dynamics.
  • Taking Responsibility for Thoughts and Feelings: Learn why owning our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors is key to untangling, and what it truly means in practice.
  • Understanding Behavior Patterns: Aimee explains the importance of understanding our behavioral patterns and how it influences the untangling process.
  • The Power Grab and Typical Cycles: Gain insights into common dynamics like the “power grab” and the typical cycle couples may experience during the untangling journey.

I am always inspired by Aimee’s wisdom and practical advice, and I’m excited for you to hear our conversation!

Aimée Gianni, MS, is a Marriage & Family Therapist and a Master Coach Instructor specializing in Love Relationships. She teaches her clients The Art of Intimate Connection and helps them create strong, loving, joyful relationships and meaningful lives that they love, full of authenticity, connection, passion, fulfillment, and physical well-being. It’s her favorite thing to do! As a Master Coach Instructor she trains relationship coaches how to do this important work with their clients. You can learn more about her work at AimeeGianni.com and follow her on Instagram.  Sign up for her newsletter to stay updated on any programs/retreats she is offering.

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I am a marriage coach helping women and couples turn their loveless & disconnected marriage into something better than they ever imagined possible. My process starts by helping you figure out what it is you even want in your marriage because face it, it’s been a while since you’ve dreamed of what your future could look like. Once you’ve started to open up to what is possible together we create a path towards the marriage you crave.

If you feel sad and powerless about your marriage’s state of affairs, I’d love to chat with you about how you’re feeling and what moving towards something different could look like. Book your Courageous Love Conversation Inquiry Call today, and let’s talk about how to get started. 

Intimate & Honest Conversations with Jeff: Love & Valentine’s Day Ep 157

Intimate & Honest Conversations with Jeff: Love & Valentine's Day Ep 157 | Marriage Coach
 

I have a special treat this Valentine’s Day week, a conversation about love with my husband Jeff, AND a bonus! After our conversation we will be talking about Valentine’s Day and sharing some pretty awesome ideas of how to make it special.

Are you ready to celebrate love this week with your spouse? As Valentine’s Day approaches, I find myself reflecting on the evolving nature of our celebrations over the years. From creatively elaborate gestures to simpler yet meaningful moments, the essence of love remains at the core.

In this week’s episode of AwakenYou in Your Marriage podcast, Ep 157: “Intimate & Honest Conversations with my Husband: Love & Valentine’s Day,” we delve into the essence of love within the context of marriage and Valentine’s Day celebrations.

Here are some highlights from the episode:

  • Exploring the concept of love in marriage: Often, we profess love to our spouses, yet we may not fully understand what love truly means within the context of our relationships.
  • Reflecting on past perceptions of love: Jeff and I share our perspectives on what we thought love should look like in marriage and how those perceptions have evolved over time.
  • Drawing inspiration from 1 Corinthians 13: We discuss the biblical perspective on love and how it translates into practical actions within our marriage.

Advice for couples: For those who feel disconnected or have stopped expressing love to each other, we offer practical advice and insights to reignite the flame of intimacy.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I encourage you to engage in heartfelt conversations with your spouse about what love means to both of you. Whether it’s a simple gesture or an elaborate expression, let your actions be a reflection of the love you share.

To husbands: Consider the unique desires and preferences of your wives, and make intentional efforts to celebrate them in ways that resonate with their hearts.

To wives: Communicate your desires openly and embrace the love and thoughtfulness your husbands extend to you, even in the simplest gestures.

Remember, love is not merely a sentiment but an action that fosters deeper connection and intimacy within your marriage.

Wishing you and your spouse a Valentine’s Day filled with love, joy, and meaningful connection.

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I am a marriage coach helping women and couples turn their loveless & disconnected marriage into something better than they ever imagined possible. My process starts by helping you figure out what it is you even want in your marriage because face it, it’s been a while since you’ve dreamed of what your future could look like. Once you’ve started to open up to what is possible together we create a path towards the marriage you crave.

If you feel sad and powerless about your marriage’s state of affairs, I’d love to chat with you about how you’re feeling and what moving towards something different could look like. Book your Courageous Love Conversation Inquiry Call today, and let’s talk about how to get started. 

Creating Safety and Trust: The Foundation of Intimacy in Marriage Ep 156

Creating Safety and Trust: The Foundation of Intimacy in Marriage Ep 156 | Marriage Coach
 

As we delve deeper into the intricacies of intimacy within marriage, I’m excited to announce our upcoming AwakenYou in Your Marriage podcast episode, #156: Creating Safety and Trust: The Foundation of Intimacy in Marriage.

In this episode, we’ll explore the fundamental aspects of safety and trust within marriage and how they lay the groundwork for genuine intimacy. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll discover by tuning in:

1. Understanding Safety and Trust: Learn how safety and trust are cultivated over time through genuine sharing and positive responses within the relationship.

2. Starting with Yourself: Discover the importance of building trust within yourself before extending it to your spouse, and explore personal anecdotes that shed light on this journey.

3. Practical Steps to Building Trust: Explore actionable steps you can take to foster trust within your marriage, from setting ground rules to acting in trustworthy ways in both big and small matters.

4. Destructive Patterns to Avoid: Identify behaviors and habits that erode safety and trust in your marriage, and learn how to steer clear of them to nurture a healthy relationship.

As you reflect on your own relationship dynamics, consider how you can contribute to creating a safe and trusting environment with your spouse. Remember, you are the love leader in your journey towards intimacy.

If you find yourself seeking guidance or support along the way, I invite you to schedule a Courageous Love Conversation with me. Let’s work together to navigate the path towards stronger, more fulfilling relationships.

Don’t miss out on this insightful episode as we pave the way towards deeper connection and intimacy in your marriage. Tune in and join the conversation!

P.S. If you resonate with the episode or have any thoughts to share, I’d love to hear from you! Drop me a message or connect with our community on Instagram & Facebook. Together, let’s celebrate growth, love, and the journey towards our best lives. 

I am a marriage coach helping women and couples turn their loveless & disconnected marriage into something better than they ever imagined possible. My process starts by helping you figure out what it is you even want in your marriage because face it, it’s been a while since you’ve dreamed of what your future could look like. Once you’ve started to open up to what is possible together we create a path towards the marriage you crave.

If you feel sad and powerless about your marriage’s state of affairs, I’d love to chat with you about how you’re feeling and what moving towards something different could look like. Book your Courageous Love Conversation Inquiry Call today, and let’s talk about how to get started.