090: The #1 Indispensable Practice for a Lasting Marriage
Whenever a student tells me that she’s having a lot of conflict in her relationship or feeling hopeless about it, there’s one question I always ask. It’s the same question I ask myself if my husband is bugging me. Then he doesn’t seem so bad; in fact, he seems pretty funny and sweet. And I forget what I was irritated about. On today’s episode of The Empowered Wife Podcast, we’re talking about the #1 indispensable practice for a lasting marriage. I’ll share what to do when your relationship feels stressful and ridden with conflict.
Within their first year of marriage, my guest Liz’s husband told her he was already thinking about other women and that marrying her had been a mistake. She struggled with anger and depression for the next fourteen years while he stayed on the fence the whole time. But today things are light and easy when they’re together, he spends more time at home and is quick to fulfill her desires, and they enjoy extremely passionate physical intimacy. She’s going to tell us exactly what she did to cause a 180-degree change in her marriage.
The Worst Relationship Advice of the Week is about how to make sure your partner isn’t “micro-cheating.” I can’t wait to make fun of this sensible-sounding but silly suggestion!