When a divorce takes place, does it really affect the people around you? Are the children in the family really affected? In this podcast, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff continue their discussion on divorce and some of the ways that a divorce affects more than just the couple involved. If Christians believe that marriage is a covenant, this life-long commitment, how should those marriages look different?
When you get married, is it really till death do you part? When a marriage starts to go sideways and divorce starts to become a topic of conversation, what do you do? From a Christian perspective, there are very specific instructions on how this can play out. That is the topic of this podcast episode! Join Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff as they share their thoughts and some research on this topic of divorce.
Imagine this scene: you are sitting at dinner with some friends and someone makes a comment about something you've done. Even though it was a true statement, it hurt your feelings. What is going on here? How do you explain this hurt feeling to the person? What they said was true. In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explains that there are two levels of communication: relational communication and content communication. Does his explanation put things in a new light for you?
A break up can be a tough thing to go through. A lot of pain and healing ensues, even if the break up is handled well. What are some of the common ways that a break up is not handled well? Does the person leave the door open for a future relationship out of compassion? What about a person who does not clearly communicate that the relationship is over and just "disappears?" These issues and more are the topics of this podcast episode! Have you ever experienced these before?
If a person in your life has opened up to an addiction to pornography, it can be devastating. When they begin to make the climb back, how do they go about rebuilding the trust of the people close to them? This is the topic of this podcast episode. Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace explore some ways that they can regain your trust and ways that you can learn to give them that trust.
Picture this scene: two brothers in their backyard throwing a baseball back and forth. They are both enjoying themselves and laughing together. All of a sudden, one of the boys decides to throw a fastball and it lands in his brother's baseball glove with a loud 'WHACK!' What do you think happens next? In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff shares this scenario and how it can teach us about communication patterns. Is the analogy he uses helpful?
Continuing their series on sexuality focusing on pornography, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explore how to respond when pornography has become part of your life. For the one using pornography or one close to someone using pornography, part of what we believe as Christians is that there is a spiritual component to our lives. How do we engage spiritually in addiction or pornography use? What do you think?
What causes a marriage to thrive? What causes a happy marriage? What if one question could help you determine whether your marriage is thriving? In this video, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff talks about this question, first posed by Dr. John Gottmann, leading marital researcher and author of 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work. Try asking yourself this question! How do you find yourself answering?
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