When Marriage Is Hard

Jessica Farmer

When your spouse is struggling with their mental health, your relationship faces a unique set of challenges. It can feel frustrating, lonely, and isolating for members of the LDS church who believe in the eternal importance of a strong marriage. This podcast provides practical tools and real life application to help you and your spouse navigate your individual problems, find strength in your faith, and use your struggles as a catapult to a stronger and more connected marriage.

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Episodes

When You Don’t Feel Like A Team

Every couple has those issues that are just difficult to solve. You start fighting and feel like it is getting you nowhere. It might be: – Money – Sex – In-law relationships – Division of Household duties – Electronic use (phones or videogames) Whatever the issue is for you and

When You Just Had A Big Fight

Everyone fights. Even healthy couples. In fact, conflict can be a great catalyst for change, improvement and learning for you and your spouse.  In this episode we discuss what you can do after the fight to help propel you into success in the future. It’s magical! Click Here to apply

When You Just Feel Tired

We’ve all expereinced thos days (and sometimes months) where you just can’t shake that feeling of exhaustion. It doesn’t matter how much sleep you get, it doesn’t seem to touch it.  In this episode we are going to talk about how to combat that exhaustion and how to start moving

Creating A Partnership Marriage with Aimée Gianni

Is it possible to have a real partnership marriage, even when your spouse is struggling with their mental health?  YES!  We are talking to relationship expert, Aimée Gianni MS about how to avoid getting stuck in and overfunctioning role in your relationship, cultivate friendship and avoid resentment. It is powerful

When You Need An Escape

We all need an escape sometimes, but usually we feel really guilty about it or we don’t even know that we are doing it (hello…Netflix).  In this episode, I’m telling you all my guilty pleasure and how having those little escape valves set up in your life can actually be

Unsolvable Problems

Every Marriage, even the best ones, have unsolvable problems. Often times these are one of the Big 3 – Money, Sex or Family.  But just becasue the issue is unsolvable doesn’t mean that we need to resign ourselves to fighting constantly about the same issues for the rest of our

Co-Parenting with Mental Health Struggles

When your spouse has mental health struggles, it can affect every aspect of your family life, especially how you and your spouse parent together.  This week we are diving into how you can make the most of your parenting relationship, help support your spouse’s positive relationship with your children, and

When It’s Not Enough

When we are working on makeing changes in our relationships, and aren’t seeing the results yet, it can be super frustrating and we can get caught in thinking that it’s not working. The things we are trying is just not enough.  So this week we are talking about why our

When You Are Too Busy

I hear this from my clients all the time.  “I am too busy to deal with all this crap!” I get it. It can feel really overwhelming and discouraging to do the work that it takes to change your marriage to a more resilient and connected relationship.  So today we

When You Don’t Have Anyone To Talk To

Marriage Advice Myth Debunked: You should never talk about your marriage outside of your marriage.  I think I know where this one is coming from but honestly, it is so problematic. So in this episode, we are talking about how to find a safe person to talk to about the