There’s no doubt we live in the age of the self-focused “selfie.” We even tend to use self-perceptions to evaluate how others interpret and see us. This happens so automatically that we often don't even realize it. Today, Dr. Chris Grace explains how we can combat our harsh, often damaging self-perceptions.
This is a special episode of our Art of Relationships podcast. Both recorded and filmed on Facebook Live during this past Valentine's Day, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace recorded their thoughts on "The Real News about Fake Love." They share insight into how to tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships and real versus fake love. Watch the video accompanied with the podcast to see how the two of them interact! Listen as they take questions from their viewers!
With technology becoming more and more a part of our world, it is important to address the use of technology within relationships. Technology has the opportunity to strengthen, but also be detrimental to relationships. Today, Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explain how to strengthen relationships through navigating the use of technology.
There can be so many different qualities we are supposed to look for in a dating partner. Our culture suggests different qualities, our families may suggest different qualities, and we may have our own ideas of what qualities we would want to find in someone we date. Today, Willa Williams shares some foundational qualities that we should look for in that person who catches your eye.
We tend to think that if we hold back from expressing our thoughts or emotions, that no one will notice we are upset. Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explains a communication principle today that might have you re-think that idea! People around you may be able to pick up what you are feeling, whether you want them to or not!
Here at the Center, we often get questions about how to practically help encourage young married couples as they get started on their journey. What things can be done that will help them grow together, in good times and bad? What are they going to need the most help in? Dr. Chris Grace offers some very practical, simple ways to communicate your support and encouragement to newly married couples. Try some of them out and let us know how the couple responds!
How often does conflict show up in your relationship? How often does that conflict resolve in a way that is helpful and affirming to you? Is that even possible? Dr. Chris Grace provides insight on how to grow as a couple through the way you engage in conflict. It can re-establish your connection to the person, rather than breaking it down. Take a listen!
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