Episode 119: Melanie Dale
Today, my fun friend, Melanie Dale, joins me around the table for another Crossover Episode. Each month we pick a topic and have a conversation about it. Then, you get to listen to one part here on Surviving Sarah and another part over on Melanie’s podcast called Lighten Up with Melanie Dale.
We decided to have a little chat about marriage. We talk about how we met our husbands (spoiler alert: Melanie’s story is vaguely similar to Ross and Rachel); we talk about what we wish we had known about marriage, what to do when you don’t agree on something and what we are currently learning about marriage.
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Takeaways From Our Conversation:
@@Expect the best rather than assume the worst.@@
When you don't agree with them, work on mutual submission. Mutual submission comes out of respect, honor and love.
It's okay if marriage is hard. It's not all fun and games. It's okay if it takes work. But do the work. It's worth the work. Work on developing a healthy partnership.
Commit to spending time together. What could that look like for you?
Ask each other two questions: How have you felt loved by this week? and How can I love you better?
Thank you for following along life with me. I love being apart of your day. And as always, I hope this show helps you survive a little easier.
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