Squabble, bicker, difference of opinion, bone of contention.... these are some of the words that we all use for those strong conversations that come up in marriage. Today, Brandon and Christina share 10 Fight Rules that they agreed upon long ago. Does your marriage have fight rules? After listening to this episode, you might want to write some down!
In this episode, Brandon and Christina share three of the main concepts they have adapted as tools that help them to communicate more effectively in the day-to-day. Don't miss the story toward the end that Brandon shares about his parenting "win" one evening with their youngest son-- this family keeps it real and we love them for it!
Brandon and Christina have been involved in marriage retreats for the last 12 years, but always on the planning end. This time they were invited to come as the main speakers for a weekend retreat in California. It was an enriching experience for their marriage as well as (they hope) for the marriages of the people that were in attendance. Listen to learn the three steps they teach for working through hurt in the marriage. For more information on how to bring the Langs to your event, please use the contact form on christinalang.me
In the second episode of this two-part series, Brandon and Christina continue the conversation they started in Episode #08. Talking about the negative effects of divorce is not a common conversation, but just like you have learned about this couple, they do not shy away from talking about the hard stuff.
In the first episode of this two-part series, Brandon and Christina share how their marriage is impacted by the divorces of their parents. They both share intimate details of their struggles as children, and even now as adults as they still work through the pain and confusion of growing up with divorce. Their hope in sharing these details is to remind every couple that divorce has long lasting consequences that will ripple through generations.
Listen in on Episode#07 as Brandon and Christina share a few Valentine memories and why they both suffer from "consumer fatigue" by the time the holiday of love rolls around. Christina has a couple of survival tips for the guys, and Brandon shares a couple for the ladies too. Happy Valentine's Day! (P.S. Don't Forget!)
In Episode #06 we answer a couple of listener questions on communication and how to fall in love all over again. We also give an update on our new coffee maker---- and Christina tells the story of that one time Brandon pinned her down and made her shout a statement she vowed she would never say.