Unlocking Intimacy: Mastering the Speaker-Listener Technique for Deeper Connection: Ep 163

Mastering Communication: The Speaker-Listener Technique for Deeper Connection: Ep 163 | The Marriage Coach
 

Welcome back, AwakenYou in Your Marriage listeners! In our latest episode (Ep 163), we dive into a transformative communication practice: the Speaker-Listener Technique. Last week, we explored how understanding our past can shape our present relationships, paving the way for effective communication.

This week, we take it a step further. Discover how the Speaker-Listener Technique can revolutionize your interactions, fostering understanding, and connection. Here’s what you will learn:

1. Why this technique is so transformative.
2. The breakdown of how to implement the technique.
3. Tips to get you started today!

Explore the roles of both the speaker and the listener, understanding the guidelines for effective communication. Whether you’re expressing yourself or actively listening, embrace patience, compassion, and curiosity.

Ready to put theory into practice? Start with calm discussions, setting aside dedicated time for communication exercises. Remember, it’s okay to stumble. The journey to deeper connection is about progress, not perfection.

Join us next week as we delve into common destructive communication patterns, empowering you to pave the way for healthy interactions. Until then, embrace the journey of growth and connection in your marriage.

Listen to the full episode now and embark on the path to a more fulfilling relationship!

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 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. 

The Ties that Bind: Exploring Family of Origin Conflict Styles in Your Marriage: Ep 162

The Ties that Bind: Exploring Family of Origin Conflict Styles in Your Marriage | The Marriage Coach
 

This week on AwakenYou in Your Marriage, I embark on a profound journey into the depths of our familial past to uncover the hidden influences shaping our relationships today. Join me as we explore “The Ties that Bind: Exploring Family of Origin Conflict Styles in Your Marriage” in Episode 162.

Families are the crucibles where our earliest notions of love, conflict, and communication are forged. But how often do we pause to reflect on the patterns we inherited and how they manifest in our marriages? In this episode, I invite you to dive deep into your past and discover how your family’s conflict styles are echoing in your relationship dynamics.

This week’s highlights:

1.  Understanding Your Family of Origin Conflict Styles: Take a reflective journey back to your childhood and unravel the threads of your family’s approach to conflict. Were they proponents of open dialogue or did they navigate through silence? Discovering these patterns can illuminate the roots of your own behaviors and reactions.

2. Recognizing Your Spouse’s Family of Origin Conflict Styles: Whether alone or together, delve into your partner’s upbringing and gain insights into their communication style. By understanding where they’re coming from, you can foster empathy and deepen your connection.

3. Implementing Effective Communication Strategies: Armed with newfound awareness, learn how to navigate disagreements with grace and understanding. Discover how to transform conflicts into opportunities for growth and connection.

By revisiting our family histories through a fresh lens, we can forge a path towards deeper understanding and intimacy in our marriages. Join me on this transformative journey and let’s pave the way for a love that knows no bounds.

Remember, your feedback is invaluable to me. Don’t forget to rate and review the podcast to guide others on their journey towards relational fulfillment.

If you’re seeking additional support on your quest for a more resilient and joy-filled marriage, dive into my Love List Method—a free resource designed to reignite your love and revolutionize your marriage. Reach out to me on Instagram or via email, and I’ll send it your way.

Thank you for being part of the AwakenYou community. Together, let’s keep our hearts open, our spirits resilient, and our love boundless.

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. 

From Single to Married: Navigating Marriage After Successful Singlehood: Ep 161

From Solitude to Partnership: Navigating Marriage After Successful Singlehood: Ep 161 | The Marriage Coach
 

In this week’s episode, we dive into a topic that many of us grapple with but seldom discuss openly: the transition from thriving singlehood to the uncharted territory of marriage.

In Episode 161: From Single to Married: Navigating Marriage After Successful Singlehood, we embark on a candid exploration of the challenges, discoveries, and triumphs that come with this profound shift. Join me as we unravel the complexities of finding your footing in a new partnership and redefine what it means to thrive in marriage.

Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect to learn in this episode:

– Unveiling the common misconceptions and expectations surrounding marriage after successful singlehood.
– Understanding the realities and complexities of transitioning from solitude to marital partnership.
– Embracing the discomfort and challenges of developing a fulfilling intimate relationship.
– Exploring the delicate balance between individuality and relational cohesion in marriage.
– Discovering practical strategies and insights for navigating the journey from feeling lost to found in your marriage.

As we delve into these nuanced topics, I hope to offer you guidance, inspiration, and a sense of solidarity in your own journey toward awakening in your marriage.

If you resonate with the themes discussed in this episode and are eager to explore further, I invite you to download my free Love Affirmations mini-course, where we transform negative perceptions into a gratitude-filled “love list.” Additionally, if you’re ready to take the next step and explore the possibility of working together to reignite the spark in your marriage, book yourself a Courageous Love Conversation today.

Your support means the world to us. Please take a moment to rate and review the podcast, helping others who may be seeking solace and guidance in their own marital journey.

Thank you for being part of the AwakenYou in Your Marriage community. Until next time, may your hearts be open, your spirits resilient, and your love boundless.

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. 

Courageous Love Conversation with Client Cassandra Bodzak Ep 160

Courageous Love Conversations with Cassandra Bodzak Ep 160 | The Marriage Coach
 

I am thrilled to share with you our latest podcast episode featuring the incredibly inspiring Cassandra Bodzak. In this episode, Cassandra opens up about her personal journey from a place of uncertainty in her marriage to the empowered decision to embark on a courageous love conversation.

During our conversation, we delve into Cassandra’s experiences as an actress and manifestation coach, her profound spiritual awakening, and the transition from solo entrepreneurship to co-habitating and eventually tying the knot. We explore the realities of relationships beyond the limerence phase and discuss the essential steps towards building an open, honest, and deeply fulfilling marriage.

Listening to Cassandra’s story is not only enlightening but also incredibly uplifting. Her journey resonates with the essence of growth, resilience, and the unwavering belief in the transformative power of love.

Tune in to this episode to gain valuable insights into creating the marriage you desire and deserve. Whether you’re seeking guidance on navigating the complexities of relationships or craving inspiration for your own journey, Cassandra’s wisdom is sure to leave a lasting impact.

Don’t miss out on this enlightening conversation! Ep 160: Courageous Love Conversations with Cassandra Bodzak

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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. 

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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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. 

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.