Episode 74

Overcoming Communication Barriers in Marriage: 3 Key Deterrents and Biblical Insights: A Throw-Back

Ever found yourself lost in translation within your own marriage? This week on The Vision-Driven Marriage we drop a throwback episode to continue on our quest to help you avoid separation.  In this episode, we return to episode 4 of the podcast to discuss overcoming communication barriers in marriage and the importance of understanding our differences and giving grace in times when communication is difficult. We tackle the perplexing scenarios of disconnect that crop up during heated moments, dissecting how to triumph over miscommunication and foster a more profound understanding with your spouse.

The dance of dialogue between life partners is intricate, but what if you had the steps to move in sync, even when the music seems offbeat? In our conversation, we lay out actionable strategies for resolving disagreements and prioritizing each other’s emotional needs. We share stories of forgiveness and the art of scheduling conflict resolution, ensuring that the day doesn’t end with unresolved tensions. Our discussion is not just about weathering the storm—it’s about building a stronger vessel together.

Closing with a moment of spiritual reflection, we explore the role of faith in fortifying communication within marriage. We offer up a prayer for clarity and unity, seeking divine assistance to knock down barriers and align our hearts with a purpose that transcends our own. Tune in to the Vision Driven Marriage podcast, and let’s start speaking the same language of love.

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Communication Barriers in Marriage

The three deterrents are gender differences, childhood habits, and unspoken, unmet expectations.

Proverbs 25:11 A word spoken at the right time is like gold apples in silver settings.

Ephesians 4:31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.

Eph 4:26 Don’t let the sun go down on your anger.


Theme music: Dead Winter
Artists: White Bones
Composers: White Bones
Audio source: Epidemic Sound

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