Are you too busy to make time for your marriage? We hear this complaint from couples all the time. However, the hard truth is ... you have more control over your schedule than you may realize. Tune in to Part 2 of "Too Much Busyness" with Kellie and Brett Hurst and see if you can find inspiration to carve out a little more time in your life. Not just for your marriage, but for yourself.
Are you satisfied with the level of busyness you're experiencing? Are you too busy? And if so, how is that impacting your marriage relationship? Listen in on today's conversation with Kellie and Brett Hurst as they discuss how "too much busyness" can lead to "too sad of a marriage".
If you've been in a relationship for more than... say... an hour... you know that sometimes you have to have hard conversations. They're tough. However, you also have to have REALLY hard conversations. What's the difference? Tune in today as Kellie and Brett Hurst parse out the difference. Maybe you can gain a tool or two for your next REALLY hard conversation!
The "empty nest" phase is a bittersweet season, but it doesn't have to be scary. Many couples worry that after twenty years (or so) of raising children together, they may have forgotten how to be "husband and wife" together. Never fear ... the Hursts are here! Listen in on today's conversation as Kellie and Brett talk about the ups and downs of married life after the kids are "off the payroll".
Everyone likes surprises! Actually, that's not true. Not everyone likes surprises. And unpleasant surprises can be downright challenging. In today's show, Kellie and Brett Hurst discuss a great article by Dave Harvey that lays out some very real surprises in our marriage relationships. They're not always fun... but they're pretty significant. Listen in and see if any of these marriage surprises resonate with you.
Is there a difference between hearing and listening? How subtle is the difference? Does it really matter? Well, if you're the person who's not being listened to ... yeah, it matters. Listening is an art as well as a skill. But it's something we all can and should improve on. If you'd like some tips on how to up your listening game, listen in to today's conversation with Kellie and Brett Hurst. You might HEAR something you can really use!
The Go-Giver Marriage is a brand new book by co-authors (and married couple) Ana Gabriel Mann and John David Mann. It combines a story narrative with practical tools for a rich book with tried and true relationship tools. You will enjoy this interview as Kellie Hurst asks them about the book, and the important work they do on behalf of marriages. It's a good one!
Every married couple argues. There's no way around it. Today the Hursts get real and unpack a recent fight they had at the most inopportune time - on the way to church. We've all been there, right? We paste on our "Sunday smiles" even while we're seething in silence. This conversation may help you know that you're not alone. Or it may just be a light-hearted therapy session for Kellie and Brett. You be the judge.
Talking about money is difficult. Talking about money in a marriage can be even more challenging. Well, today's episode is perfect for kicking off the new year right. Kellie Hurst of Home Encouragement interviews Megan and Taylor Kovar (aka "The Money Couple") about how to have those difficult money conversations without melting down.