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STAY HAPPILY MARRIED PODCASTS
Dr. Wynns discusses couples and family issues with Lee Rosen through the Stay Happily Married podcasts. Please note these podcasts are only meant to provide general information about a topic. They should not necessarily be used as psychological counsel or advice, as each person's specific situation requires a more custom solution.

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DOES LONG-STANDING SIBLING RIVALRY REALLY HAVE AN IMPACT ON A MARRIAGE?
So where does sibling rivalry start in the first place?  According to academic professionals at the University of Michigan Health System, the most fundamental effect and characteristic of sibling rivalry is jealousy. Constant arguments between siblings create a strong feeling of tension in the household that's felt by everyone.  It's also been suggested that rivalry between siblings has negative effects on the marriage of the parents, as the problems experienced between the siblings begin to make the parents more likely to disagree about who is right and who is wrong in different situations. So what is the best way to ease the tension and quell the rivalries?

Sibling Strife: Episode 261 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 261: Sibling Strife.


WHAT DO MEN REALLY WANT?
(IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK.)

There are a lot of stereotypes about mena and what they want, and nearly everyone has heard them. But believing that men are as simple as the stereotypes say can make you miss out on more meaningful ways to make him happy and strengthen your relationship together. Do you think you know what men really want out of their relationships?

What Do Men Really Want? (It's Not What You Think): Episode 121 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 121: What Do Men Really Want? (It's Not What You Think.)


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY: MAKING YOUR WIFE FEEL APPRECIATED AS A MOTHER
With Mother's Day just around the corner, we're all reminded just how important it is to show appreciation for the mothers in our lives. But sometimes we can forget that it's just as important to show appreciation and support for your wife's role as a mother throughout the rest of the year. What are some of the issues mothers deal with on a daily basis that sometimes go unnoticed, and what can husbands do to show their appreciation?

Happy Mother's Day: Making Your Wife Feel Appreciated as a Mother: Episode 109 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 109: Happy Mother's Day: Making Your Wife Feel Appreciated as a Mother.


HOW WILL INFERTILITY AFFECT YOUR MARRIAGE?
Has the inability to conceive created problems for your personal health, relationship with your spouse, or the priorities in your marriage? Harboring guilt or resentment quickly leads to a breakdown in communication that puts your marriage in serious jeopardy. Dr. Christina Rush discusses the emotional and psychological impact of infertility on both the spouses individually and the couple as a whole, and how to approach the goal of having children and the treatments that go along with them in a way that doesn't overshadow the needs of the marriage.

How Will Infertility Affect Your Marriage?: Episode 98 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 98: How Will Infertility Affect Your Marriage?



CAN YOUR MARRIAGE SURVIVE A BABY?

After the excitement of the birth has worn off, infants can place a lot of strain on a relationship. Do you find it hard to devote the time to your spouse and marriage that you used to? Are your children toddlers and now that you have a little more time, you feel like you hardly know your spouse? Dr. Kristen Wynns returns to the show to discuss how you can stay focused on your marriage without neglecting your responsibilities as a new parent.

Can Your Marriage Survive a Baby?: Episode 95 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 95: Can Your Marriage Survive a Baby?


CONNECTING WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING

With a baby on the way, life can become even more hectic than usual and your relationship with your spouse can be one of the first things to suffer. The physical changes can be hard enough to deal with, but what impact do changes in mood, increased responsibility, and the limelight (or lack thereof for dads) of pregnancy have on the relationship? Does the length of time you've been married before having a child make things easier? Dr. Kristen Wynns returns to the show to take a look at how factors like length of marriage, number of other children, and emotional preparedness can impact intimacy with your spouse.

Connecting When You're Expecting: Episode 73 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 73: Connecting When You're Expecting.


FAMILY MEETINGS – UGH!

It would be nice to sit down with everyone for dinner or a discussion, but with everyone’s busy lives, is rounding up the family for some time together even possible? Dr. Kristen Wynns returns to the show to share her tips on working family time into a hectic schedule and discusses the importance of regular family communication (including the kids) on your marriage.

Family Meetings – Ugh!: Episode 57 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 57: Family Meetings – Ugh!


I'M SORRY, REALLY, I'M SORRY
Apologizing can be a lot more difficult than it seems. Dr. Kristen Wynns joins us to discuss why some of us find it so hard to apologize to our spouses, the impact of always needing to be right on a marriage, why making your spouse believe your apology is for real can be difficult, as well as her 5 steps for a sincere and constructive apology.

I'm Sorry, Really, I'm Sorry: Episode 53 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 53: I'm Sorry, Really, I'm Sorry.


COPING WITH YOUR CHILD'S BEHAVIORAL AND EMOTIONAL ISSUES
Children can place stress on any marriage, and when kids are dealing with behavioral or emotional problems, it can often be even more trying on the parents. Dr. Kristen Wynns returns to discuss some of the differences between chronic problems and those that are a natural part of development, as well as what parents can do to make sure the special needs of their children don’t take a toll on the marriage itself.

Coping with Your Child's Behavioral and Emotional Issues: Episode 24 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 24: Coping with Your Child's Behavioral and Emotional Issues.


THE EFFECTS OF MARITAL CONFLICT
ON YOUR KIDS

Is conflict in your marriage taking a toll on your children? Even if the arguments take place behind closed doors, they can still impact your kids. Dr. Kristen Wynns discusses some tactics parents often use without realizing the effects and how parents can resolve conflicts in a constructive manner that provides a positive behavioral model for their children.

The Effects of Marital Conflict on Your Kids: Episode 23 can be found as an MP3 download here. Or you can download the iTunes version by searching for the Stay Happily Married podcast and selecting Episode 23: The Effects of Marital Conflict on Your Kids.

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