Marriage Podcast Worksheets
Welcome to my marriage podcast worksheets page. This is where you'll find free resources from my Dr. Wyatt Show podcast to help you build a better relationship and apply the content learned in the episodes.
Episode 258- How To Reignite The Spark In Your Marriage In 7 Steps
It's easy to fall in sleep in your marriage over time. However, just like with a real fire, you can bring the flames back. This episode will show you how! Download this PDF to reflect further on the episode and what changes you can make.
Episode 256- 8 Ways You're Damaging Your Relationship
Many couples develop sloppy habits through the years and those bad habits start damaging their relationship. This episode reviews those 8 bad habits and this worksheet will help you and your partner discuss which ones apply to you.
Episode 254- Stop Bickering. It's Killing Your Relationship
Many couples fall into the trap of continual bickering. Doing so erodes their relationship over time and creates a negative association. This worksheet walks you through the four points covered in the podcast to discuss and apply with your partner.
Episode 253- 7 Secrets To Desire In A Long-Term Relationship
Everyone wants to maintain desire in their relationship long-term. However, how do you accomplish that? This podcast episode will get you started with seven steps. Download the worksheet and answer the questions with your partner for further discussion.
Episode 252- How To Lower Your Divorce Risk
No one gets married just to get divorced once day. However, that's what happens to many couples. This episode interviews Rhoda Sommer who has been married for 50 years and a therapist for 40 years. She shares her insights into what causes divorce and what you can do to lower your risk.
Episode 215- Eleven Ways To Prevent Infidelity & Cheating
Many people fall into affairs because they put themselves in risky situations without realizing it. Here's a document that goes through eleven ways to reduce your affair risk. Review them with your partner to see which ones may be helpful for you. Also, check out the last page for the contract agreement.
Episodes 185-186- 9 Ways To Master Marriage & Money
As I'm sure you know, money problems are a major source of conflict for couples. Most couples have a saver and a spender and can't get on the same page with their finances. This part one and two episode series breaks down the top 9 steps to follow if you want to transform your relationship from financial chaos to financial teamwork.
Episodes 170-171- 8 Ways To Light The Sexual Fire In Your Marriage
You can't expect flames without first building the fire. However, many high libido partners do exactly that. They expect flames without building the fire. This two part series goes through the top 4 things high libido partners must be doing to build the fire of passion in their relationship. Also, it covers the top 4 things low libido partners must be doing to also encourage fire in their marriage. Both partners have a vital role to play.
Episodes 163-166- How to Make It Through The Holidays Without Killing Your Partner
No matter how you slice it, the holidays can be stressful. Therefore, it's important to be thoughtful and intentional with how you navigate through them. This episode series walks you through four essential categories to be mindful of, finances, workload, expectations, and connection. Download the free PDF above and discuss the content and questions with your partner.
Episodes 155-158- Why Sex Is Important in Marriage- Four Parts
Couples usually can't wait to have sex during the early phase of their relationship. However, through the years from a lack of emotional connection and differences in libido, many couples struggle having sex. This four part series of the Dr. Wyatt Show podcast explains this dynamic and highlights the top four reasons couples need to be having regular sexual contact. Click the free PDF for discussion questions and links to more resources.
Episode 153- Four Reasons to Ask For Feedback
One of the best things you can do is regularly ask your partner for feedback on how you could improve for them and then make adjustments based on their feedback. Doing so demonstrates you're strong, that you're teachable, that you care, and that you're safe. You can do this! It will transform your relationship! Check out the pdf above on some phrases to choose from to get started.
Episode 152- Five Ways To Become A Proactive Partner
Every partner needs an ongoing partner cheat sheet. This is a place to continually add notes on how to become a better partner for your partner. Items on it may include insights you've had about how your partner ticks, what they prefer, tender spots to be careful of, etc. Each time you are the listener in the reunite tool for conflict resolution, the ideas generated in step five on making amends need to be added to your partner cheat sheet so you don't forget what you're committing to. It's critical to review your partner cheat sheet most days of the week for a few minutes so the ideas stay fresh in your mind. Doing so will eventually change your behavior and that's being a proactive partner! One example on my partner cheat sheet is to not randomly approach my wife and start blabbing. She's an introvert and finds that overwhelming. However, she likes for me to ask questions about her life. So, instead of going up and blabbing about random topics I intentionally ask questions about her life and that helps her feel closer to me and that I care.
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