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Best The Remarried Life with Brian Mayer. Remarriage podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best The Remarried Life with Brian Mayer. Remarriage podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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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 resolu ...
 
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Summary Brian Mayer talks about the blended family journey and the necessity of seeking out three other couples to walk alongside. Some have referred to having a Paul (a couple ahead of you), a Barnabus (a couple in the same generally area in life) and a Timothy (a couple just a few steps behind). If you can surround yourself with these three types…
 
We devote many episodes of this podcast to our own thinking, feeling, actions. Why do we do this? Because it is the only thing sometimes that we are able to control. I mean think about your spouse, your biological children, and your stepchildren. They all have different things going on, different things they have experienced during the day and are …
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about the Valentines Family tradition. Not only should Valentines Day celebrate each other as spouses but should incorporate the kids as well. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com Today's Goodies Valentine’s Day over the…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about how an increase in disagreements and arguing can often be a result of some voices from your childhood. Feeling like you don’t measure up to your spouse or that your spouse does not care often will be magnified because someone in your past either said these things or made you feel this way. We will talk about this and…
 
Brian Mayer talks about the dreaded family meeting. You have all kinds of chaos between your spouse, the ex-kids, the kids, and the stepkids. You are saying one thing, your spouse is saying another, you had various kids arguing and fighting with each other. It probably feels like everyone is being pulled into many directions. Let’s talk about what …
 
Brian Mayer talks about being nice to your family including your stepkids even when you feel like they don’t deserve. Heap burning coals on their heads is a biblical reference to doing kind things for your enemies. The burning coals is supposed to awaken those that you are being nice to how to act differently toward you. We hope you enjoy today’s m…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about what we have all been through and that’s dealing with an ex-spouse who runs a much different family dynamic or parenting style than you. Usually the differences center around the relationship with the children, the rules like bedtimes, mealtimes, and homework. We will talk today about how to deal with this situation …
 
Brian Mayer talks about how technology, screen time, and social media can secretly and silently destroy your connection with your stepfamily. We will talk about this and some strategies to reduce this as an issue. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about how the human brain will filter something the eyes see and the ears hear into something that maybe is not really there. It is called making assumptions. When we see our spouse say or do something, we will often unknowingly ascribe meanings that may or may not be true. We will talk about this and what to do instead. W…
 
Brian Mayer over the next 3 weeks will be talking about the stages of stepfamily development. These stages were developed by Patricia Papernow, Ed.D. We will walk through the early stages in the first episode, the middle stages in the second episode, and the later stages in the third episode of this series. The broad view of this series is to under…
 
Summary Brian Mayer over the next 3 weeks will be talking about the stages of stepfamily development. These stages were developed by Patricia Papernow, Ed.D. We will walk through the early stages in the first episode, the middle stages in the second episode, and the later stages in the third episode of this series. The broad view of this series is …
 
Summary Brian Mayer over the next 3 weeks will be talking about the stages of stepfamily development. These stages were developed by Patricia Papernow, Ed.D. We will walk through the early stages in the first episode, the middle stages in the second episode, and the later stages in the third episode of this series. The broad view of this series is …
 
SummaryBrian Mayer discusses the concept of boundaries in relationships or how to set limits without feeling guilty. Boundaries are easy to talk about but more difficult to implement. It takes practice and lots of encouraging support. You will learn how to set appropriate boundaries so you can live a life of freedom. We hope you enjoy today’s messa…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about how food can play a significant role in your family bonding. He certainly is talking about overeating, but more about the connection that food can bring. We all need it, so why not make it fun. For more information and additional resources please visit our website at http://www.theremarriedlife.com Today's Goodies To…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks to Ron Deal, Greg Pettys, and David Edwards about their new book called The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning. As we discuss all the time complications in blended families are a given. Finances is a subject for blended families that is no different. Today we have a great interview lined up with all 3 authors tha…
 
Session 116: Are you a Chaser or a Defender in Conflict (Nov 12, 2019) CANVA Artwork Libsyn Podcast Episode Player Summary Brian Mayer talks about conflict and disagreements between spouses in a remarriage. The roles we each play in conflict can create some negative cycles that can make it difficult to maintain a healthy relationship. We will talk …
 
Brian Mayer talks about giving the benefit of the doubt to your spouse. What exactly does this mean? It means when your spouse does something that is not to your liking, we should work to assume the best in their motives. Of course this doesn’t mean you turn a blind eye toward something that happens over and over again but it means doing our best t…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about supporting your partners passion’s in life. Your relationship should be more than just coming together on the day to day grind of your relationship, work, parenting, dealing with ex spouses, and the rest of the day to day craziness. It should be all about encouraging and supporting each other in what gives you indivi…
 
Brian Mayer talks about affairs. These are also known as betrayals of trust and infidelity. We will concentrate on the infidelity with other people, but betrayals can include other things such as financial betrayals as well. Unfortunately affairs are all too common in our world today, which is why we are devoted 3 episodes to this issue. The series…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about affairs. These are also known as betrayals of trust and infidelity. We will concentrate on the infidelity with other people, but betrayals can include other things such as financial betrayals as well. Unfortunately, affairs are all too common in our world today, which is why we are devoted 3 episodes to this issue. T…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks about affairs. These are also known as betrayals of trust and infidelity. We will concentrate on the infidelity with other people, but betrayals can include other things such as financial betrayals as well. Unfortunately affairs are all too common in our world today, which is why we are devoted 3 episodes to this issue. Th…
 
Brian Mayer talks about focusing on the positives just for one day. Being mindful that we can often tend to focus on what we don’t like and is bothersome to us. The is some research that suggests are brain is wired to focus on the negative so this is not easy. We will talk about this along with some tips and things you can do to focus on the positi…
 
Brian Mayer talks about what to do when you and your spouse are not on the same page when it comes to spirituality and attending church. It can be a difficult situation for sure, one that can cause a divide in your relationship. We will talk about this today including some ways to cope and a few things to try to help you connect better in this area…
 
Summary Brian Mayer talks to author and life coach Elizabeth Lewis about dating again. Learn practical tip and things to watch out for especially if it has been a few years since you last dated. Topics like sex and also internet dating are among many topics we tackle on today’s episode. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more information and ad…
 
Brian Mayer talks about the little things in your remarriage and in your life that can get big results. Big things in life often come from small beginnings. Hurricanes start small and grow, pennies can turn into millions of dollars with time and proper investing, small runs can turn into marathons. Just like these things it is the small things in y…
 
Brian Mayer talks to author and therapist Judy Herman, LPC about working through our past and our relationships. She takes a dive into her new book called "Beyond Messy Relationships." It is a memoir but it also has so many useful thoughts about relationships and these various dances we can get caught up in while we are in the thick of the messines…
 
Brian Mayer talks about emotion and its role in our lives and in our remarriages and blended families. Emotion by many is sometimes seen as something to avoid or not dwell on. We hope to dispel that and other myths in today’s episode when we talk about the importance emotion has to move us in our lives. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more i…
 
Brian Mayer takes a look at how to deal with an ex-spouse who always seems to be angry and want to pick a fight. We will take a look at why this happens and some suggests on how to navigate this very dicey situations so that you, your partner, and the kids can have the best experience possible. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more informatio…
 
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…
 
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 …
 
Summary 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…
 
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. Take some of what you hear today and work to implement these things into your own relationship. Just because a past marriage didn’t work ou…
 
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 different ways we attempt to bring our families together. Five of these he considers unhealthy – Blender, Food Processor, Microwave, Pressure Cooker, and Tossed. One h…
 
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 ho…
 
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. You have to make you own decision to be sure but this episode will hopefully help…
 
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 …
 
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 e…
 
Brian Mayer talks about why blended two families together after previous divorces is so hard. There are so many things at play that occur in the situation that don’t occur in a first marriage. We will talk about these and some of what you can do to make this easier on yourself and others in the family. We hope you enjoy today’s message. For more in…
 
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. Science says that negativity acts like glue in our brains and that positivity is like a slip and slide. In other words negativity often is hard to get rid of and positivity is hard to retain. We wil…
 
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. If you have not listened to these, I would encourage you to do that an…
 
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 enj…
 
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 t…
 
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 yo…
 
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 in bridging a chasm that can sometimes develop be…
 
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. After all we are imperfect human beings and we need to know that getting another chance is what life is all about. We will talk about some of my favo…
 
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 or Perseverance, Patience, Person, Presence, and Pr…
 
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 and what you can do to help feel better abo…
 
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 an…
 
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