I am so excited to introduce you to my husband, Chad! We chat about the ups and downs of marriage and offer 4 tips for how to keep your romantic relationship fun, exciting, and sexy! We share the beginning of our love story, our dreams for the future, and what we love about our life right now. We also talk about some challenges that we have faced along the way and tips for navigating change and individual differences with respect and kindness. Stay tuned all the way to the end to hear our version of the “not-so-newlywed-game” and see which of us knows the other partner better!!
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Show Notes for Episode 56: Tips for Keeping Marriage FUN! Meet My Valentine, Chad, Ep.56
Episode Time Stamp Notes:
02:50 - Welcome to our special guest, Chad
04:45 - Tips for staying connected and on the same page with your partner through the ups and downs of the adventure
07:00 - The beginning of Our Love Story: How we connected
13:35 - How our (second) first meeting has lived on in the names of our children
15:30 - Keeping the relationship fun begins with intentional effort to establish safety, security, and trust
16:30 - One of Chad’s favorite memories of us
18:50 - Tip #1: Making Special Time for our Relationship
25:00 - Nurturing our connection with family
26:15 - One of the biggest challenges/surprises for Chad in our marriage
28:58 - Tip #2: Recognizing our Differences as Complementary
31:30 - Our complementary approaches to spending money! (The importance of navigating financial boundaries and budgeting.)
33:41 - Our grade on “making time for us” in our relationship.
35:18 - Chad’s vision for our future.
38:45 - Tip #3: Setting boundaries and making kind communication a priority. Writing thoughts down in order to discuss with less defensiveness.
44:40 - Tip #4: Making time for flirting and intimacy (with each other)!!
46:40 - Our version of the Not-So-Newlywed Game
53:06 - To keep your marriage fun - check out the Dream Date Program! Enter coupon code “PODCAST20” for 20% off your purchase of the Dream Date Program. Or here is the link to purchase with the discount: https://www.drlyz.com/offers/oR52faqq?coupon_code=PODCAST20
Outline of Questions to discuss with your partner:
What is your favorite (date/celebration) memory of ours?
What are some things you love doing together right now in our life?
What has been one of your biggest challenges/surprises being married to me?
What grade would you give us on making time for our relationship right now?
What are some things you would love to do in the future together? - your dreams, goals, desires for us as a couple/family?
4 Tips for Keeping Marriage FUN!!!!
Tip #1: Make Special Time for Your Relationship
Tip #2: Recognize Your Differences as Complementary
Tip #3: Set boundaries and keep communication kind.
Tip #4: Flirt with each other!
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