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161: Remarriage and Mental Health

The Remarried Life

Release Date: 10/13/2020

166: Her Needs - Love show art 166: Her Needs - Love

The Remarried Life

Brian Mayer discusses her needs and his needs in this two part series. It is true that often women desire to be loved and men desire to be respected. But what do those two things actually mean. We will talk about this today so that you can start giving more of what your spouse really needs in your relationship. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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165: A Time For Healing show art 165: A Time For Healing

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Brian Mayer discusses how hurt, hate and wounds can create division in a family and in a society. We will talk about this and also some things we can do as individuals to help heal past relationships, current family situations, and maybe help society as a whole in the process. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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164: Do You Support Each Other's Goals? show art 164: Do You Support Each Other's Goals?

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Brian Mayer discusses individual goals that you each may have and whether or not you feel supported in those goals. Sometimes goals don’t align very well but if we can be respectful of each other in the process of discussing these goals then all the more better. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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163: Are You a Politically Mismatched Couple? show art 163: Are You a Politically Mismatched Couple?

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Brian Mayer talks about times have changed where the politics of the day have become much about how much hate and venom we can spew at one another. Are you and your spouse politically mismatched? Let’s talk about this today and some ways to handle keeping the powder keg from exploding. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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162:  Stop Trying to Change What Goes on in the Other House show art 162: Stop Trying to Change What Goes on in the Other House

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Brian Mayer talks about how often we want our ex-spouse to change how they handle all sorts of issues from dinner time, to bedtimes, to homework versus play time, and on the list goes. However, we can often find this doesn’t really get us anywhere and just leaves us more and more frustrated. We will talk about this issue in the life of blended families. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.c

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160: Do the Opposite in Your Remarriage For One Week show art 160: Do the Opposite in Your Remarriage For One Week

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Brian Mayer talks about doing the same things over and over again sometimes doesn’t produce the result we want in our blended family. So let’s take a look at everything we are doing that is not working and do the opposite for one week. Let’s call it an experiment. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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159: Have You Fallen Out of Love or Is It Something Else? show art 159: Have You Fallen Out of Love or Is It Something Else?

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Brian Mayer talks about how the longer we stay in a relationship we can often wonder the changes in how we feel toward our partner mean we don’t love them any longer or is it that we have just moved into a different stage of relationship. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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158: Are You Only Staying in Your Marriage for the Kids? show art 158: Are You Only Staying in Your Marriage for the Kids?

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Brian Mayer talks about staying in an unhappy and unhealthy marriage because you don’t want your kids and stepkids to have to deal with another life altering change. Look I clearly get why you would do this and feel this but ultimately is it the right thing to do? We will talk about this important subject for blended families today. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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157: Can You Be Friends With Your Ex? show art 157: Can You Be Friends With Your Ex?

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Brian Mayer talks about the possibilities of staying friends with your ex-spouse. And we don’t just mean friends, but can you actually be friends and stay in each other’s lives as friends. After all there are current spouse’s feelings and what the kids may or may not thinking about this to consider. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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Summary
Brian Mayer talks about how mental health can affect you, your partner, and your family.  We dive a bit deep into the struggles that relationship coach Emily Hill had in this area.  Most importantly we will talk about how to cope and actually work through dark times.  We hope you are inspired by today’s message.  For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

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  • Relationship Coach Emily Hill lives in Clarksville TN and has always had a huge interest in families and having a great marriage.  Her most recent project was publicly writing or videoing about her marriage for 150 days straight, which was definitely an eye-opener!  She says she is so grateful for her family, and that she loves the many things her husband does for her and her kids. She’s realized that marriage is easier and easier, and a lot more fun, the more she learns to take personal responsibility for her own thoughts, feelings, and actions.
  • Today we will talk about the following topics:
    • Emily tells us a bit about herself and background.
    • Emily talks about her mental health struggles.  
    • What issue did having PPD, Bipolar, PTSD, and ADHD cause for you individually, your partner, your kids?   
    • What did you do individually to cope with these while having to keep up with marriage, kids, and everything else?
    • What did you husband do that was particularly supportive?  
    • What things did you do that did not work?  
    • What things did you husband do that were not helpful?
    • Advice for those listening that are struggling with mental health issues.
    • Advice for partners of those struggling with mental health issues.  
    • Where best can people reach you and/or is there something you want to people to know about?

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As always remember that marriage is not something you have, it is something you do.  Talk to you next week unless you are binge listening in the future in which case I will talk to you in about a minute!  Take care.