Accountability in Relationships
In this NEW podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Tony Overbay of The Virtual Couch Podcast (@tonyoverbay) to discuss differentiation, self-validation, and the vital role of self-confrontation in intimate relationships.
When You Feel Like You’re Trying More Than Your Spouse
In this conversation with Tony Overbay of the Virtual Couch podcast, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks about living with a narcissistic spouse AND the frustrating pursuer-distancer dynamic common to many couples. Here are some of the specific things Dr. Finlayson-Fife addresses.... -How to function in a relationship when your spouse has narcissistic traits or tendencies. -Where you are vulnerable when living with or loving someone who won't self-confront or change. -How to make sense of and address the experience of feeling more invested than your spouse. -How to grow in your capacity for an open hearted relationship if you tend to stay arm's length. -Understanding attachment or relational styles (such as being “clingy”, or “walled off” in relationship) and how to grow into a more self-sustaining and relational position.
On Women and Sexuality
Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife joins Tony Overbay on his podcast, The Virtual Couch, to talk about the challenges around sexuality that women (and men) face growing up in a faith-based culture.
Partner Desirability and High/Low Desire Dynamics
In this podcast episode with Tony Overbay, Dr. Finlayson-Fife discusses what to do if you no longer find your partner physically attractive, as well as how to communicate in a relationship where one partner has a high desire for intimacy and one has a low desire. She also engages in a discussion about how to deal with deception within a relationship (ex. pornography or infidelity).
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