The Remarried Life show

The Remarried Life

Summary: Trying marriage again? Whether you are thinking about getting married again or are remarried, join Brian Mayer as he shares what works and what doesn’t in the complicated world of trying again with topics like blending families, feeling like a failure, dealing with prior relationship baggage, and overcoming grief all from a Christian perspective. Brian interviews marriage counselors, pastors, and authors to help husbands, wives, and singles not make the same communication and conflict resolution mistakes. They will discuss what it is like to be a stepfather, a stepmother, or a stepchild from the different perspectives that each bring to this new stepfamily. So whether you have experienced a divorce or are a widow or widower because of the death of a spouse, this podcast will help support you during this difficult transition in life. People just like you will also share their story and struggles with the Remarried Life.

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  • Artist: The Remarried Life with Brian Mayer. Remarriage, Blended Families, Communication, Conflict Resolution, and Intimacy. Weekly chat with counselors, pastors, and mentors about getting married again.
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 91: Be Different for 21 Days | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:53

Brian Mayer talks about the old cliché about doing the same thing and expecting different results is the definition of insanity. So how about doing different things to expect different results should mean the wholeness and wellness. Today we will talk about some practical ways you can practice being different for one month to see if this changes your perspective. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.co

 90: Signs You Are An Insecure Parent | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:20

Brian Mayer talks about the the topic of insecurity especially with regard to being a parent of both biological children and stepchildren. The issue of insecurity can cause lots of problems for you, your spouse, your kids and the ex-spouses. We will talk about ways to recognize this and hopefully make some changes to be more secure. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 89: Who Comes First, Your Spouse or Your Kids | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:44

Brian Mayer talks about the very common issue of putting your kids before your spouse in a blended family remarriage. Sometimes this is done very consciously and directly and other times it is done subconsciously and indirectly. I cannot express any more clearly that we need to place our spouse above our children. Looking forward to talking about this issue today. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.c

 88: Make Everyday Count in Your Blended Family | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:07

Brian Mayer talks about making everyday count in your remarriage and your blended family because we don’t know how long we have on this earth. It is easy to take things for granted and have the daily grind of life take over. But we often should take a breath and remember what is important and that is the adults and children in our lives. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 87: The Most Powerful Human Connectors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:30

Brian Mayer talks about the most powerful ways that humans can connect. This is so very important in a remarriage because often we got these wrong before and if we can get them right this time, this next relationship just might last a lifetime. Things like empathy and vulnerability can go a long way. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 86: Encouragement about Second Chances | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:14

Brian Mayer talks about getting that second chance at marriage and family while exciting can also be very daunting. Today we will give you encouragement as you proceed on this journey of trying again. We will talk about some of my favorite quotes and stories when it comes to second chances. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 85: Making Remarriage Last With the 5 Ps | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:51

Brian Mayer talks how easy it is to get into the same rut with that next marriage. We have all been there and thought wow here we go again and we say “I guess this one isn’t going to work either.” Let’s talk today about how to make this remarriage last until well forever. We will discuss the 5 P’s. Don’t just listen but begin implementing these today. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.c

 84: Are Money Differences Caused by Your Values? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:13

Brian Mayer talks money as he digs a bit deeper to discover what drives differences in this area for partners. Usually money is more than just making a budget together. Money differences can stem from childhood issues and your core values regarding what money means. We will explore this on today’s episode. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 83: The History of Divorce | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:04

Brian Mayer talks about the history of divorce. We often think that it is a recent thing but really it has been around for awhile, although it has changed over the centuries, decades and years. Divorce as we all know has had a major impact on many lives and we will explore all that and more today. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 82: 6 Things I am Embarrassed to Admit in My Remarriage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:52

Brian Mayer mostly focuses on information, tips, research, books, and studies to help you in your remarriage journey.  Today he focuses on some mess ups in his own marriage that he is somewhat embarrassed to admit but hopefully will help you in your remarried life journey.  With a deep breath we hope you enjoy today’s message.  For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 81: Birth Order Changes in a Blended Family | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:06

Brian Mayer talks about how birth order affects kids when families are blended. It is tough enough for kids to go through certain issues because they are born at a particular spot in the order, but sometimes that order can be completely thrown off when a remarriage occurs. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 80: New Stepmom Tips | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:00

Brian Mayer talks about the difficult process of integrating into a family from the perspective of the new stepmom. There are a lot of missteps that new stepmoms make and we will discuss those and how to approach these new and delicate situations so that everyone can have the best experience possible. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 79: The Impact of Divorce on Children | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:55

Brian Mayer talks about how divorce can affect children in ways seen and sometimes in ways not seen especially as they get older. We will talk about this and ways to lessen the impact of an already devastating event in their lives. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 78: The 5 Stages of a Romantic Relationship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:48

Brian Mayer talks about how romantic relationships have stages and that it is inevitable that we will pass through them all in order to get to the deep love that will last a lifetime. We hope you are inspired by today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 77: How to Deal With Wanting to Give Up | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:55

Brian Mayer talks about the very common thought of wanting throw in the proverbial towel on another marriage and the blended family. There are lots of reasons that the next time around we have thoughts of moving on. In fact sometimes it feels like it could be easier to move on again since it happened once before. 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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