It can be devastating when our partner expresses disapproval or disagrees with our thoughts and ideas.

Many of us buy into the idea that when we enter into marriage we have locked down a partner that will love us no matter how immature we are. When we don’t like the messages we get from our partner, it can feel easy to go look for “cheap” validation outside of our marriage, rather than use what our spouse is telling us to improve ourselves.

In this recent podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joined Dave Noyce and Peggy Fletcher Stack of The Salt Lake Tribune's Mormon Land podcast (@mormonland) to discuss the recent viral "MomTok" video. In this discussion, Jennifer talks about how the lack of strong moral development in individuals can lead to vulnerabilities within a marriage.

Listen to the full podcast to learn more about...

* Well-intended messages that interfere with our ability to create intimate marriages
* Teaching our youth to value chastity and fidelity while celebrating their body and sexuality
* The importance of normalizing the process of growth that takes place in a healthy marriage
* Dealing with disapproval and disappointment in our relationships

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