The Confident Marriage
Summary: The show that has couples talking, in more ways than one! A podcast dedicated to no fluff, funny and just real straightforward tips and hacks for marriage and family life! Every week the host's Sean and Jessica address the challenges of marriage such as communication, intimacy, finances, parenting, and more! They even dive into the things people don't talk about or are hard to address such as major betrayal, dishonesty, affairs (emotional and physical) porn addiction, drug, and alcohol addiction. They leave no corner of marriage uncovered. They believe that husbands, wives, and their marriage need guidance, action steps, support, and real tangible tools to maneuver through the hard times we all face in the different seasons we will encounter in our marriage and personal life. ROCK your new marriage with CONFIDENCE! Visit our website for blogs, one-on-one mentorship, our social links, videos & more! www.theconfidentmarriage.com
Addiction can encompass many different things, from pornography to sex, hard and recreational drugs to alcohol, gambling to eating, and on and on. In this episode, we discuss the realities of being married to or in a relationship with an addict. Learn about the unhealthy behaviors that addiction causes and the havoc they cause in a marriage. Whether you are an addict yourself, the husband or wife of an addict, mother, father, sister, or brother of one, this episode is for you.
Are these thoughts abnormal or do most people in marriages or relationships have similar thoughts? What are some of the thoughts that may seem weird, and how do we process these thoughts in a healthy way? Find out how perfectly normal and common thoughts lead to misconceptions that can push you toward things like infidelity and divorce. Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
The topic that was so nice, we had to talk about it twice! One of our first topics, this week on The Confident Marriage, Sean and Jessica dive back into pornography. We have a special guest, betrayal trauma specialist and porn addiction expert Joshua Shea! He’s a Ted Talks speaker, a published author. He has some incredible insights into the world of pornography addiction, as well as real-life experience. Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
Jessica and Sean dive into some of the ways to debunk cookie-cutter relationship resources and how it's ok to be perfectly imperfect! How to incorporate mini Valentine's days throughout the year. A bonus, how special occasions get bungled. They discuss ways to avoid last-minute planning, ways to make sure that you and your spouse are on the same page, and how to ensure that you get your special someone that perfect gift of love! Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
Intentional. Often used, but not often explained, the concept of intentionality is BIG in relationships and marriages, as well as your personal and home life. In this week’s episode of The Confident Marriage, Jessica and Sean explain what being intentional means and how to apply this concept to loving your partner, your home life, and your self-work and personal growth. It really is a way of life. Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
Feeling disorganized? Scattered? Is feeling all over the place getting in the way of you and your spouse connecting? This week, Sean and Jessica talk organization with Lisa Woodruff, CEO of Organize365! She’s an expert with tons of info on organizing your life, home, family, and marriage! When we feel organized, we feel more at peace and are able to connect better with our husband, wife, or partner. Tune in to hear how organizing your life can lead to better intimacy and more time together!
Your thoughts have tremendous power and must be used responsibly. This week, on The Confident Marriage, Sean and Jessica talk about positive versus negative thoughts about your spouse and how it affects your marriage or relationship. We also layout the differences between healthy reflection and obsessive thinking. How do you know you are having obsessive thoughts and how can you break away from them? Don’t obsess, stay positive, and be confident!
Jessica and Sean talk about how to bring a little balance into your life and relationship. Whether it’s in your marriage, relationship, parenting, career, sex life, or with your spouse, finding balance is an important step to being happy, healthy, and fulfilled. Find out how we, in our busy lives, get out of balance, what it can do in our relationship with our husband, wife, or partner, and how to bring our life back to a state of natural balance. Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
Many people struggle with this most important aspect of a relationship. In the first episode of our new season, we talk about lies, the damage they can do to your marriage, trust, intimacy, and how to bring honesty and truth into your personal life as well as your relationship. From being honest with yourself to being honest with your spouse and beyond. Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
Thoroughly sick of 2020? It’s time to wrap up the year with a bow and send it on it’s way! In this week’s episode of The Confident Marriage, Jess and Sean give the gift of a little extra discussion on some previous topics, preview the exciting 2021 season 2 lineup of topics and guests, and answer real questions from listeners like you! Let’s send this year packing in style and look forward to a Confident 2021! Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
In this final installment of our three-part infidelity series, we talk about the importance of healing for the one who was unfaithful and their integral part and responsibility in healing their spouse. Whether husband or wife, the one who cheated or hurt by cheating, this is an equally important part of healing your marriage or relationship. Visit our website www.theconfidentmarriage.com
How can you hope to heal when your spouse has been unfaithful? It is, in fact, possible to heal after an affair and walk you through the healing process. Infidelity is one of the hardest things a husband or wife can go through. We tell you what to expect, what’s normal, share our personal experience, and share practical tips and actions you can take to navigate the aftermath in a healthy way.
Affairs. No one wants to talk about them, and yet they are probably one of the most important things that need to be talked about if they’re happening in your relationship. In the first part of this three-part series, Sean and Jessica dive into what an affair is. We talk about the different types of affairs, why they happen, the effects they can have on your relationship, and why it’s so important to talk about them.
Jessica and Sean tackle some of the issues of our “new normal” such as too much togetherness, being trapped at home, keeping the kids entertained, and how to turn this adversity into a positive in your relationship and family. We are all in this together, for better or worse, so let’s get through it together in a healthy way! If you need help please use these resources: SAMHSA’s 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Alcohol addiction hotlines 1866-971-4681 National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.SAFE (723
In this week's episode of The Confident Marriage, Jessica and Sean address the many subtle and not so subtle toxic behaviors that erode a marriage, or any relationship! There are so many huge toxic behaviors that are so obvious. Some of the subtle ones are not, though these usually stem from some of the bigger ones. Please join us as we dive into the polluted waters of...Toxic Behaviors-what they are, how to identify them, and (most importantly) what you can do to rid your relationship of them!