• Understanding Overfunctioning

    In this NEW podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Ashlynn Mitchell of the This is Ashlynn podcast (@this.isashlynn) to help listeners better recognize how they overfunction and underfunction (that’s right, you may be doing both!) in their marriages and in parenting.

    This is Ashlynn
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  • Overfunctioning, Competitiveness, and Superiority in Relationships

    In this NEW podcast episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins Rohnda Farr (@rhondafarr_coaching ) to discuss the impact of over-functioning and feelings of superiority in marriage, and what couples can do to address the behaviors that are limiting the intimacy in their marriage. Listen to the full episode to learn more about: * The self-deceptions of an over-achiever (you might be surprised) * Why you may feel the“need to be needed” * Recognizing your false sense of control * Dealing with powerlessness in your life * How competition can creep into marriage. * Wanting vs Desiring In this episode, Dr. Finlayson-Fife talks about the upcoming Art of Loving retreat for men. You can learn more about the retreat and get your ticket HERE.

    The Intimacy Podcast
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  • Room for Two: Why Heroes Struggle with Intimacy (Dave and Carly - Part 1)

    In this full-length Room for Two preview episode, Jennifer meets with Carly and Dave. Dave has spent his entire life being a problem solver--for his mother, his wife, and the world. This over-functioning has interfered with his ability to be knowable to others. As a result of this heroic tendency, Dave tends to view his wife as more of a problem to be solved than as an intimate friend. A dynamic that has left Carly feeling lonely, frustrated, and resentful.

    Room for Two
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