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Broadcasting from Southlake, Texas at DLC Studios. It’s MarriagePath Radio. A place to grow, learn and find healing in your marriage. From money to anger. From In-laws to sex. MarriagePath is just what the doctor ordered. Your host is nationally recognized author, psychotherapist, and speaker, Dr. Les Carter. Do you have concerns about your marriage? MarriagePath wants to help guide you to a more healthy and vibrant relationship. Simply visit MarriagePath.com now and let us know how we can help your marriage not only survive – but thrive!
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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 27, 2017

Some people have such a strong tendency toward control, power, and invalidation that it creates a form of relationship poison. This can leave you feeling anxious, shamed, and confused. In this podcast we will underscore how you can apply eight lifestyle adjustments that will keep you from being poisoned by such a person.

Something to Think about:

  • Keep in mind that toxic people are deeply insecure, meaning their behavior is about them, not you.
  • When you are in the presence of the toxic person, you will need to live within your boundaries, as opposed to letting them determine who you will be.
  • There are times you will need to limit your exposure to the toxic person.

    Let’s Talk:

What would you say are the most toxic behaviors you have been exposed to? What are your options when those behaviors occur?

Jun 20, 2017

Annoyance means you are aroused to impatience and anger, often by small matters. Usually annoyances don’t last long, yet they occur many times in one day. Without a plan to contain this emotion, your personal disposition can be soured. In this podcast we will identify eight adjustments you can make as you determine to keep annoyances from taking over your day.

Something to Think about:

  • Annoyances are a reminder that we are not in control of all elements of life.
  • Annoyances are part of living in a flawed world.
  • You can use annoying circumstances as motivation to exemplify the cleaner alternatives.

    Let’s Talk:

What are some of your most common annoyances? How can you keep these matters from ruining your emotional disposition?

Jun 13, 2017

It’s one thing to have conflicts about spending money, but at a deeper level, some families are at odds about the meaning of Things. Materialism can prompt persons to become so preoccupied with stuff and with image that they lose sight of relational and spiritual pursuits. In this podcast we will identify the nature of materialism and focus on six ways to keep it from taking over your life.

Something to Think about:

  • Materialists assume they are more acceptable if they possess superior things and if they are associated with superior people.
  • Materialism is associated with a judgmental spirit, increased anxiety, and lowered empathy.
  • Balance can happen as emphasis is placed on matters of the heart, such as being a servant and an encourager.

    Let’s Talk:

What lifestyle adjustments could you make so you would become less susceptible to materialism?

Jun 6, 2017

Affection tends to be in full supply in the initial stages of a marriage, but it can fade over time. Thriving relationships don’t let affections wane, but they are intentional in being tender and gentle when the time requires it. This podcast discusses the many aspects of affection and how to make it central to your relational style.

Something to Think about:

Simply put, people want to be affirmed and that need is ongoing.
Affection generates and then perpetuates patience and goodness.
Affection brings healing to the flaws and imperfections within a relationship.

Let’s Talk:

In what ways would you like affection to increase within your relationships? What ways do you like being affectionate?

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