In the episode I share some common but unhelpful approaches to a mixed faith marriage and then offer a radical approach for you to consider instead.
Conflict is part of any relationship. Here I give some concrete ideas on how to develop your conflict resolution skills and how it looks in a mixed faith marriage .
Here I break down four skills you need to be a good communicator. Communication is vital in any relationship and it is complex. Communication is really a combination of several tools and skill sets. Here I cover the four basic pieces needed to be a good communicator.
Complaining can erode away at your relationship. Here I talk about how to recognize if complaining is an issue in your marriage and give you a complaint audit process.
Here I revisit boundaries. This is a deep dive into the different types of boundaries and how to know what is a boundary violation for you so you know if you need a boundary.
Enmeshment, differentiation, individuation, boundaries and codependency have been a part of my Mormon mixed faith marriage. They may be part of yours too. Here I walk through these concepts and talk about how they may present in a mixed faith marriage.
Daniel and I sit down and talk frankly about our mixed faith marriage as we mark 5 years into my faith transition and 4 years of not attending church.
Listen to 15 yo Sage talk about her experience as a child in a mixed faith marriage. Sage was age 10/11 when my faith transition started.
Codependency shows up a lot in a Mormon mixed faith marriage. I used to think it didn’t apply to me because I came from a great family. I was wrong. Here I give you my definition of codependency and tips on how to recognize if it is at play in your marriage.
It’s been four years since I stepped away from attending church. Here I share one HUGE lesson that helped me and I celebrate just how far we have come.