Friendship – YMMP033

Today we will discuss friendship in marriage. Aristotle says there are 3 reasons for friendship: pleasure, utility and perfected friendship. Find out why you probably don’t have a perfected friendship on your wedding day and how to attain it through the years. Partners who are good friends with each other are likely to have long-lasting marriages that thrive.

Forgiveness – YMMP032

 THE BIG 4: Perfect these and your marriage will be highly satisfying. The Big 4 are forgiveness, friendship, honor and honesty. We’ll start the series with FORGIVENESS. Why is forgiveness important?  What does it require? What blocks us from forgiving? What happens if we refuse to forgive? Listen to today’s episode and discover why forgiveness is important for marriage – and not just forgiving the big things. Make forgiveness an ongoing process in your marriage. Continue to forgive yourself and your partner and watch your relationship thrive.

Tips for Marriage While Raising Young Children – YMMP031

This concludes the series “How Babies Impact Marriage.” Episodes: #28 – So, You’re Having a Baby! How to Have the Pregnancy and Birth of Your Dreams #29 – Infancy and Postpartum Challenges for Couples #30 – And Baby Makes 3: How to Transition to a New Family Unit #31 – Tips for Marriage When Raising Young Children

Get enough rest; be a planner; make your marriage relationship a priority. Find out the top 7 tips you need to know when raising a family.

And Baby Makes 3 – YMMP030


And Baby Makes 3: How to Transition to a New Family Unit

The birth of a child means changes for marriage. Who will do the chores? How can I get enough sleep in order to function? How do we balance home life and work life? What will our vacations look like? What will our life look like? We’ll talk about expectations and the many changes that happen in marriage when a baby is welcomed into the family.


Infancy and Postpartum Challenges – YMMP029

Infancy and postpartum recovery pose different challenges for different couples. How will you adjust to your new life? What are some of the challenges that arise when a new baby joins the family? Today’s episode explores the adjustments that couples face when starting a family.

How to Have the Pregnancy and Birth of Your Dreams – YMMP028

So, You’re Having a Baby! How to Have the Pregnancy and Birth of Your Dreams

Your first pregnancy and baby are not only life-changing events, but add a whole new dimension to your marriage. How, exactly does this change your life? Today’s podcast explores ways of having a satisfying pregnancy and birth and how to navigate through the physical and emotional changes taking place.

This is Part 1 in a Series of 4 on “How Babies Impact Marriage.” Subscribe to Your Marriage Matters Podcast and don’t miss out on thought-provoking episodes.

4 Gifts of Love – YMMP027

Give the 4 Gifts of Love and watch your intimacy soar! The Gift of Care, Protection, Honesty and Time. What is most important to you? Your partner? Here’s a phrase that can change your life: “Honesty is the only way that you and your spouse will ever come to understand each other.” – Dr. Willard Harley. Inspired by Dr. Harley’s book titled “The Four Gifts of Love: Preparing for Marriage that Will Last a Lifetime,” today’s episode is bound to reveal something new to you. Listen and write down the four promises you can refer to that will keep you on the path to an amazing marriage. Isn’t that what you want?!

Secrets to Creating an AWEsome Marriage – YMMP026


Do you want an AWEsome marriage? Affection, Warmth and Encouragement are the secrets! They are responsible for building physical and emotional intimacy.

Help! I Married a Narcissist! – YMMP024

“What do I do if I married a Narcissist?!” This is not an unusual question. Today’s episode explains narcissism and some helpful techniques to consider if you live with a narcissist. Important resources are listed on website and on youtube channel “marriagecoachlynn” during the last few minutes of the 7/30/18 video episode of Podcast #24.