This is an Encore Presentation, this podcast originally aired in November of 2017. 

Hello and welcome to The Couples Expert Podcast with your host Stuart Fensterheim. Today’s podcast features guest Brian Mayer. Stuart and Brian will be discussing the issues surrounding remarriage.

Brian Mayer is also a couples’ counselor who has a great deal of insight on what remarried couples have to contend with. Listen in as Stuart and Brian talk about these very important issues.

It’s vitally important that when you choose your next partner that they share your core values and that you feel like you are with someone who knows how to and is willing to meet your needs. What you need to feel loved. Knowing your core values, and what you want in someone as a partner in a love relationship is a huge step towards having a successful remarriage.

What you’ll learn from today’s podcast:

  • What made Brian choose couples work 5:18
  • Showing a healthy marriage to children and the importance of date night 12:15
  • Balance quantity vs. quality – marriage and time with the children 15:00
  • Remarriage is scary, how long you should wait 16:35
  • How negativity and toxic thinking affects our lives beyond the relationship 23:45
  • How past relationships inform our current marriages 28:00
  • How important it is to know what your attachment needs are 31:00

[spp-tweet tweet=”Part of the challenge of starting over is taking that risk again”]

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