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.

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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.

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