How to Create More Intimacy in Your Marriage

If you really want to build more intimacy in your marriage – and who wouldn’t??? – here are four ways to do that. Take the time to hear, and digest this.


Codependency in Marriage: What It Is and What To Do About It

Codependency is a term that gets thrown around a lot. What’s a little freaky about it is that we all have a touch of this in our lives.

We’re not here to put people in buckets, but to help you make sense of the world around you. If codependency is part of your world, here is some great advice on how to shift to a healthier place in your marriage.


What To Do When Your Spouse Offends You

So, your spouse just blew it.


How can you move from the place of being offended – and maybe feeling like a victim – to feeling like you’ve moved the dial on your marriage in a positive direction?


3 Things To Talk About Every Day

Talking to each other seems like a pretty obvious topic, right? But, how many times have I asked Caleb, about a couple we’re working with, “Do they not talk???”

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How to Recover From Betrayal

Betrayal is such a ground-shaking event. Probably because it so deeply challenges your beliefs about someone incredibly significant in your life, and that, in turn, challenges your beliefs about yourself. So: what does the road forward, after betrayal, look like?

Young woman is in the fair about her future

Fight The Problem – Not Each Other!

Conflict can be such a painful, frustrating experience. Is it really possible to turn conflict into an opportunity to grow closer rather than it being a catalyst to push you further apart?

Police man and woman ready to fight crime

3 Essential Principles for Successful In-Law Relationships

The definition of mixed feelings: Watching your mother-in-law drive off a cliff in your brand new car.

Ha ha ha. We all joke about the infamous mother-in-law, but life with her doesn’t actually have to be so terrible.

Multi-generation family having fun together outdoors

Always Fighting About the Kids?

On the Marriage Podcast for Smart People we don’t often talk about parenting. But when it’s impacting your marriage, then it’s our business!

Man and woman arguing in front of baby

100 Episodes of The Marriage Podcast for Smart People!

Episode #100! Wahoo!!!

Normally we focus on real-world, research-based strategies to help your marriage. Today, we’re mostly just going to stop and reflect on our podcast and and talk a little about our future plans.

100 Episodes of The Marriage Podcast for Smart People

Making Time For Your Spouse: 2 Strategies That Actually Work

Why does it seem to be so difficult to create time to spend together? We all want to spend more time with our spouse and do more together, but so often it doesn’t fit into the schedule and we don’t quite get a round to doing it.

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