Episode 58

Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Relationships with Cristie Cerniglia

Have you ever witnessed a transformation so profound that it shifts your perspective on love and commitment? Coach Cristie’s metamorphosis from a distrustful skeptic to a beacon of hope for faith-infused marriages is nothing short of miraculous. Alongside her, we uncover some secrets of successful relationships. From navigating the echoes of parental divorce to making the bold move to a single-income family, Cristie’s tale is a testament to the power of belief, mentorship, and divine intention in creating a resilient marital bond.

Our conversation then turns to a topic that’s close to many of our hearts: personal growth and its pivotal role in marital bliss. Cristie opens up about the wisdom gleaned from “The Empowered Wife” by Laura Doyle, particularly the six intimacy skills that revolutionized many relationships in her life.

To cap off our heartfelt exchange, we share the charming “clean car story,” a narrative that illustrates the subtle art of inspiring connection through positive expression. We celebrate the beauty of rediscovering the enchanting qualities in our spouses, emphasizing the power of appreciation to eclipse criticism. With Coach Cristie’s infectious zeal lighting the way, we offer strategies and hope for those yearning to not only remain in their marriage but to flourish within it, rejoicing in the shared journey of self-improvement and rediscovery. Join us for an episode that promises to embolden your faith, encourage your heart, and put a little more sparkle in your marriage.

Things We Mention:
Tim Keller’s book The Meaning of Marriage
Laura Doyle’s book The Empowered Wife
Jerry Bridges’s book Trusting God
James Clear’s book Atomic Habits

Family Life’s Weekend To Remember Marriage Retreat

Where you can find Cristie Cerniglia:
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/relationshipswithamap
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/relationshipswithamap

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

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