• The High Cost of Cheap Sexual Validation || Room for Two Teaser!

    Tiffany has never been able to orgasm and is having difficulty trusting her husband. Riley has been sexually compulsive from adolescence and induces anxiety in his wife through his untrustworthy sexual behavior. Listen as Dr. Finlayson-Fife helps Riley confront the fact that he is using his behavior to keep control of his wife’s validation, and how his framing of porn addiction misses the mark and interferes with him truly changing his behavior. To subscribe go to the Room for Two Webpage!

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  • True Partnership in Marriage

    Dr. Finlayson-Fife joined Monica Packer, the host of About Progress, and Dr. Julie Hanks for a discussion about what true partnership in marriage looks like and how to work towards it.

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  • The Courage to Disappoint || Room for Two Teaser!

    In this episode, Jennifer helps Rick and Sarah see the unhealthy dynamic that has developed in their marriage and why this approval seeking is detrimental to passion. Jennifer guides Rick and Sarah to a new way of thinking, a mindset which will allow them to create a marriage where there is room for real choice and deeper intimacy.

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  • Becoming a Better Spouse

    In this episode Dr. Finlayson-Fife joins the hosts of Bless the Refreshments to discuss how looking at improving yourself will improve your marriage.

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  • Taking off the Cape || Room for Two Teaser!

    Dave has spent his entire life being a problem solver--for his mother, his wife, and the world. This over-functioning has interfered with Dave’s 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. Listen to Dr. Finlayson-Fife’s input on how to help this couple to see the roles they have each played in this frustrating dynamic and what they can do to create a more intimate partnership and friendship.

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  • And They Lived Resentfully Ever After || Room for Two Teaser!

    A taste of Dr. Finlayson-Fife's new podcast Room for Two! Jane is a people pleaser. She has spent her life pursuing validation by doing all the things she knows she "should''. Up until now, her choices have been driven by seeking others’ approval, but she is ready for a change. Jane is wrestling with herself to find the courage to exert her desires and individuality into her relationship and into the world. Doing so has put pressure on Jane and John's marriage to evolve into something less traditional, transactional and guarded to a marriage more honest, open, and grounded in reality.

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  • Equality in Marriage

    Amanda Louder of the Sex for Saints podcast interviewed Dr. Finlayson-Fife to discuss equality in marriage.

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  • Navigating Differences with Integrity

    Dr. Finlayson-Fife was interviewed by Sherrae Phelps of the Ten Thousand Hours of Writing project to discuss differences in marriage and how to navigate them. Listen to here more about... - The difficulty of navigating differences, especially religious differences, in marriage. - Self-indulgence vs self-definition. - The paradox and tension of marriage. - How to determine with integrity if a difference is too big for the marriage. - How we choose to navigate difference may matter more than the difference itself.

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  • Pornography and Your Marital Sexual Relationship

    Dr. Finlayson-Fife joined Julie Winn of The Porn Addict's Wife Podcast to discuss how the marital sexual relationship can be affected when a spouse is viewing pornography.

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  • The Beauty and Challenge of Intimacy

    Dr. Finlayson-Fife was interviewed on the From the Mouth of Babes podcast to discuss all things intimacy! Listen to this episode to learn more about... - What true intimacy looks like and the courage it requires. - The importance of managing our own sense of self. - Why honesty is key in intimate relationships. - Managing differences in a marriage. - Asking questions to truly understand your spouse and build intimacy in your marriage. - How to rekindle intimacy and passion in your marriage.

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