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022: The Melody of Marriage—Apology, Part 02

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022: The Melody of Marriage—Apology, Part 02

The 4 parts of the apology process are: acknowledgement of the offense, the explanation, various attitudes and behaviors including humility and sincerity, and reparations. We discuss each of these parts in detail, with examples from our marriage. 

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013: The Timbre of Marriage—Personality, Part 01

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013: The Timbre of Marriage—Personality, Part 01

This episode focuses on the topic of personality, which is under the Timbre section of our “Marriage as a Love Song” series. In this first part, we give an overview of the Enneagram personality typing system. We provide a brief description of each number on the Enneagram, and we talk about each number’s deadly sin.

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012: The Timbre of Marriage—Spiritual Gifts

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012: The Timbre of Marriage—Spiritual Gifts

This episode focuses on the topic of spiritual gifts, which is under the Timbre section of our “Marriage as a Love Song” series. We each identify our top two spiritual gifts, define those gifts, and give examples of how they play out in our marriage.

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011: The Rhythm of Marriage—Vulnerability, Part 03

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011: The Rhythm of Marriage—Vulnerability, Part 03

In today’s episode, we’ll conclude our discussion on vulnerability by taking a look at the physical or embodied part of it. We’ll explore how kneeling, dancing, crying, and physical touch are all examples of embodied vulnerability. Of course, we’ll also give examples from our own lives relating to these topics.

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010: The Rhythm of Marriage—Vulnerability, Part 02

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010: The Rhythm of Marriage—Vulnerability, Part 02

In this episode, we will be continuing our discussion on vulnerability by taking a look at the emotional aspect of it. We’ll talk about how our culture has set different expectations on men and women regarding this topic, and we’ll address the need to identify all feelings as acceptable.

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009: The Rhythm of Marriage—Vulnerability, Part 01

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009: The Rhythm of Marriage—Vulnerability, Part 01

In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing the topic of divorce. We’ll use a concept cluster to talk about our initial feelings and thoughts surrounding divorce, and we’ll also hit on a few pros and cons regarding the topic. Additionally, we’ll talk about some of the dangers in saying, “Divorce is not an option.”

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008: The Rhythm of Marriage—Commitment, Part 02

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008: The Rhythm of Marriage—Commitment, Part 02

In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing the topic of divorce. We’ll use a concept cluster to talk about our initial feelings and thoughts surrounding divorce, and we’ll also hit on a few pros and cons regarding the topic. Additionally, we’ll talk about some of the dangers in saying, “Divorce is not an option.”

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007: The Rhythm of Marriage—Commitment, Part 01

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007: The Rhythm of Marriage—Commitment, Part 01

In today’s episode, we’ll be diving into the topic of commitment—the second component of the rhythm section. We’ll talk about God’s commitment to us, our commitment to each other, and the joy of commitment. We’ll read our vows to each other and give examples of how we’ve both succeeded and also failed in keeping them.

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004: Decision Making in an Egalitarian Marriage

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004: Decision Making in an Egalitarian Marriage

In today’s episode, we’ll be addressing the common question, “If you are both leaders in your marriage, how do you make difficult decisions?” We will share a few examples from our lives describing how we’ve tackled tough decisions as Egalitarians. And finally, we’ll share a contrasting example of how we previously made a decision with a Complementarian mindset.

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003: What is Egalitarianism?

003: What is Egalitarianism?

In today’s episode, we’ll be tackling the topic of Egalitarianism. We will provide a definition of Egalitarianism, contrast it with Complementarianism (the primary opposing view), and share some stories of how these two worldviews have impacted our lives.