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Our newest Podcast!  Four Negative Patterns that Prevent Change

Podcast Eleven: Four Negative Patterns that Prevent Change   Often in marriage stopping your self from doing the harmful things is more important than doing something right.  This podcast shares four of the most destructive patterns in relationships.  If couples can avoid doing these four: patterns they will have more intimacy and satisfaction in their relationship.

 Four Negative Patterns that Prevent Change

Podcast Ten: The Parenting Pyramid: Help things go right & spend less time punishing your kids!    How come it seems that I spend some much time correcting my children?  Let the parenting pyramid help!  The parenting pyramid, developed by the Arbinger Institute, shares secrets on how to build influence by focusing on helping things go right.  The podcast asks parents to look beyond parenting to the relationship with their child and to the relationship with their spouse.  To read the parenting pyramid article directly from the Arbinger website click here.  

 The Parenting Pyramid

Podcast Nine: Teenage Value Differences Between Parents.  What can a parent do when their child has different values.  This podcast discuses the value of sex and how parents can help a teen child understand the different messages about sex.  The same principles can be applied to differences between couples.  

 Teenage Value Differences. .

Podcast Eight: The Five Love Languages.  Troy and Aaron discuss the ways in which people experience love and how sometimes we miss giving love in a way that those we care about want it.  The love styles are: service, gifts, touch, time, and talking.

 The Five Love Languages.

Podcast Seven: How to have a heart at peace.  The choice in a successful relationship is in how we view the other person: as a problem or a person with the same needs as our self.  This episode talks about how we fall into treating others poorly and how we have to inflate ourselves as being better than we really are when we do treat others poorly.

How to have a heart at peace.

Podcast Six: The Choice" in making a healthy relationship.  The choice in a successful relationship is in how we view the other person: as a problem or a person with the same needs as our self.  This episode talks about how we fall into treating others poorly and how we have to inflate ourselves as being better than we really are when we do treat others poorly.  

 The Choice" in making a healthy relationship

Podcast Five: Impossible Teens: The Secret to Influential Parenting (Part Two).  In this episode we continue our look at Terrance Olson's article on building relationships with our children through exploration rather than accusation.

 Impossible Teens: The Secret to Influential Parenting (Part Two) 

Podcast Four: Impossible Teens: The Secret to Influential Parenting (Part One).  We dicuss how to parent impossible teens.  What happens when you loose all influence on your child and the three keys to being influential with your child.

 Impossible Teens: The Secret to Influential Parenting (Part One) 

Podcast Three:  Why Men Don't Commit to Marriage: Part Two.  This podcast reviews the second half of the top ten reasons that men dont commit.  We talk about reasons ranging from the desire to "play" the single life as long as possible to the lack of social pressures.  

 Why Men don't commit. 

Podcast Two:  Why Men don't commit to marriage. We review the 2002 state of our unions report about the top ten reasons why men don't make marriage commitments.  In this first part we talk about the first five of ten reasons.  We talk about how noncommittal sex and attitude of lets try first makes commitment more difficult to make.  

 Why Men don't commit. 

Podcast One:  PREP and RELATE; a good combination for marriage education. 

This Podcast gives an overview of the purpose of the Marriage and Family Education Center's website.  It discusses the RELATE evaluation and PREP marriage class.  Troy discusses the most common negative interaction style: pursue and withdraw and it's impact on a marriage. 

PREP RELATE Intro.mp3