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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 103: Staying Mentally Healthy in Your Remarriage | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:19

Brian Mayer takes a look back the best episodes on The Remarried Life podcast that will help you to stay mentally strong in the face of the difficult and complex new life in your remarriage and blended family. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 102: Who’s Fault Was Your Divorce? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:11

Brian Mayer talks about the concept of fault when it comes to divorce. As human beings we often want to assign blame for the failure of our marriage. Sometimes we blame our spouse and sometimes we blame ourselves. This might not be the most productive use of your time and it also might not even be the right question. We will explore this today. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 101: Married Again, But Still Grieving Divorce? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:08

Brian Mayer talks about a rather common issue of not fully being emotionally past a divorce and past marriage even after you have married currently. Grieving is a process and is difficult and mostly impossible to stop or speed up. We will talk about ways to cope with this issue to lessen the burden on you are you current spouse. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 100: How to Make Your Marriage Work This Time | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:50

Brian Mayer brings back his favorite guest – his wife Heather Mayer. In today’s episode, they both talk through what are some of the foundational pieces of the relationship that helps to keep their bond strong. Listen to this episode with your significant other so you can get the most out of what you are hearing together. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 99: Stepfamily Styles - Which One are You? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:14

Brian Mayer takes at the different ways we try to bring our stepfamilies together. Today’s episodes is based on the book called The Smart Stepfamily by Ron Deal. In it he describes 5 unhealthy ways we attempt to bring our families together. One he considers healthy. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 98: It Might Be True, But Should You Say It? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:32

Brian Mayer takes another look at communication. This episode might be helpful for those of you who have a more direct communication style or were brought up in a home where everybody spoke their mind and no one seemed to care who they offended. Well now that you are in another relationship, let’s talk about whether or not this is productive. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 97: Are You Contemplating Divorce Again? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:58

Brian Mayer talks the difficult subject of thinking about divorce again. It is very common to have these thoughts again in a subsequent marriage. We will talk about this issue and some of the issues that could be a signal that you are beginning to walk down that path. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 96: How to Handle "Not Your Kids" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:59

Brian Mayer talks how to deal with the kids that aren’t yours biologically. In other words dealing with “Not Your Kids” can be so much more difficult and complicated than dealing with your own kids. We will talk about this issue and some helpful tips in regard to how to handle this issue. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 95: Did Your Parents Married Life Affect Your Married Life? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:58

Brian Mayer talks about how your past and what you saw in your parents married life may have affected your married life. There is no doubt that divorce happens for many reasons but sometimes it happens in part because of what we saw when we were growing up. We will talk about this important issue that may affect your remarriage and blended family experiences. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 94: Why is Blending So Hard and What to Do About It | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:16

94: Why is Blending So Hard and What to Do About It

 93: How to Reframe Your Mind Toward Your New Family | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:27

Brian Mayer takes at how negative we can be as human beings and how reframing to a more positive mindset can shift what happens in your blended family. We will talk about this along with some strategies to shift into a more positive frame of mind. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 92: Top 10 Parenting Episodes from The Remarried Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:30

Brian Mayer takes a look back at parenting. The show has done many episodes on parenting and by far issues and questions about parenting in a blended family are the most often confusing and perplexing issues. We will talk about my favorite 10 episodes that we explored parenting. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com

 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

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