Creating Space for Love: Practical Tips for Working on Your Marriage Ep 165

Creating Space for Love: Practical Tips for Working on Your Marriage Ep 164 | The Marriage Coach
 

In this week’s episode, titled “Creating Space for Love: Practical Tips for Working on Your Marriage,” we dive deep into the essential topic of prioritizing your relationship amidst life’s busy demands. Whether you’re struggling to find moments of connection amidst hectic schedules or seeking practical tips to strengthen your bond, this episode is for you.

Join me as we explore the common obstacles that can hinder our ability to invest time and energy into our marriages, from the relentless “busy” culture to communication challenges and beyond. We’ll unpack each barrier with honesty and compassion, providing insights to help you navigate and overcome them.

But fear not! It’s not all about the obstacles—we’ll also share actionable strategies and empowering mindset shifts to kickstart your journey towards a more fulfilling and connected marriage.  From prioritizing self-care to fostering open communication and setting intentional time aside for each other, you’ll discover practical steps to reignite the spark in your relationship.

And remember, change begins with you! By prioritizing your own growth and well-being, you lay the foundation for a stronger, more resilient partnership. So whether you’re ready to embark on this journey solo or eager to invite your partner along, know that you hold the power to create positive change in your marriage.

As a special bonus, don’t forget to check out my Love List Method—a free resource designed to help you re-evaluate your perspective on marriage and prioritize your relationship. You can find the link in the show notes or reach out to me directly for more information.

Thank you for being a cherished part of our community, and remember to rate and review the podcast to share your feedback and support others on their marriage journey. 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 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. 

Breaking the Chains: Unlearning Destructive Communication Patterns: Ep 164

Breaking the Chains: Unlearning Destructive Communication Patterns: Ep 164 | The Marriage Coach

I’m thrilled to announce the release of my latest episode of the AwakenYou in Your Marriage podcast: “Breaking the Chains: Unlearning Destructive Communication Patterns.” In this episode, we delve deep into the transformative process of shedding old communication habits to pave the way for healthier, more fulfilling relationships.

As we reflect on the first quarter of 2024, it’s crucial to evaluate the patterns and dynamics within our marriages. Communication plays a pivotal role in fostering connection, understanding, and growth. However, certain patterns can hinder our progress and create barriers to intimacy.

In Episode 164, I explore four common destructive communication patterns:

  1. Withdrawing and avoiding: Recognize the tendency to shut down or avoid important discussions.
  2. Escalation: Understand the impact of intensifying conflicts and learn how to de-escalate tensions.
  3. Negative interpretation: Challenge assumptions and cultivate empathy to foster understanding.
  4. Invalidation: Learn to validate your partner’s feelings and experiences instead of dismissing them.

Through insightful discussions and actionable strategies, you’ll learn how to identify these patterns, understand their impact, and implement healthier communication habits. From recognizing triggers to fostering empathy and validation, I’ll empower you to break free from old habits and cultivate deeper connections with your spouse.

I invite you to listen to the episode on your favorite podcast platform and share your thoughts and insights with our community. Together, we can embark on a journey of growth, understanding, and transformation in our marriages.

Thank you for being a part of the AwakenYou community. Your support and engagement mean the world to me, and I’m honored to accompany you on this journey toward 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. 

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.