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Are you feeling connected in your marriage? Or are you feeling disconnected?  Some days you may think things are going great and other times not at all.    I see couples come into my private practice all the time who are feeling disconnected.  One of the spouses feels like they are constantly the one who is […]

18: Break This Dangerous Cycle Before It Ruins Your Marriage

Today on the podcast I will be talking about the nine transformations you want (and need!) to have in your marriage.  Some of these things might be going well for you and your spouse, while some of the others might need some serious work.  I have discussed these transformations with hundreds of couples in my […]

Perfectionism in marriage

17: 9 Transformations You Want (and Need) to Have in Your Marriage

Are you showing up as the best you in your marriage?  Somedays you might say yes, and others you might be crawling under a table and hiding because your answer is a big fat, NO!  I know so many of you are hearing “new year, new you”.  I know this is supposed to be positive, […]

high achieving couples

16: The Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself to Show Up as the Best You in Your Marriage

How are you planning to be intentional in 2020?  The New Year will be here soon, and you will hear a lot about New Year’s resolutions. But completing a goal or resolution isn’t something that just happens. It takes intention every day to make real progress! It’s so important to have a plan. Nothing that […]

15: How We Are Being Intentional In The New Year

We have alluded to in previous podcasts about one of our biggest marriage fights, and we are finally going to give you what you want. Today we’re going to talk about THAT fight.  But then we’re going to give you various ways to repair your relationship after an argument because you’re always going to have […]

Deep Dive Series Part 2: Setting Healthy Boundaries

14: Our Biggest Fight Ever & How We Recovered From It

Marriage is a lot of work.  It isn’t easy, but it is definitely worth it.   Jon and I lived as married roommates for YEARS.  Do I wish I could go back and change things? Yes.  That is also the reason I am so passionate about helping you overcome struggles in your life and marriage. I […]

13: 5 Reasons Your Marriage is Completely Worth Fighting For

Today’s episode may hit close to home for many of you.  Jon and I lived like roommates for YEARS in our marriage.  We simply co-existed, side by side, just going through the motions of daily life.   Many of you have found yourselves feeling like roommates in your marriage.  You may feel like you have lost […]

12: Are You and Your Spouse Living as Married Roommates?

Where is your family heading for the holidays?  Your family’s house? To your husband’s side? Maybe you are hosting everyone at your house this year.  Whatever your plans are, I hope they were discussed and negotiated earlier than a few days before the holiday hit!  Last-minute plans usually end up in a fight. At least […]

The Quickest Way to Change Negative Thought Patterns

11: How to Prevent Conflict and Navigate the Holidays as a Couple

Are you doing things on a daily basis that are making you happy?  In today’s episode, I will be talking about ways you can program your mind for a happy marriage.  We all know when we have those bad days and something negative happens and then it just seems to spiral from there.  One small […]

10: Programming Your Mind for a Happy Marriage

I’m a small-town Oklahoma girl living the big city life in Houston, Texas with even BIGGER dreams. I was an elementary school teacher turned marriage and family therapist with a passion for helping families live their best lives.

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