Stronger Marriages: Anatomy of Marriage


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Season one "Anatomy of Marriage" of the Stronger Marriages Podcast traces the almost failed marriage of the hosts, Melanie and Seth Studley, and explores parallel stories of other marriages with similar struggles.


Seth and Melanie run head first into the complex world of expectations with Nichole and Charlie who talk about family expectations, Ally who shares what she expected of herself after becoming a wife, and some insightful kids who try to define the word expectation for Melanie. They are also joined by Dr. Les and Leslie Parrott and Dr. Caludia...

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#5 The Science of Love

March 7th, 2017

Melanie releases her inner nerd as she explores the science behind relationships. Today's guests include Dr. Dan Siegel who talks all about neurobiology, Mike McHargue (aka Science Mike) who examines our relationships through brain-science, Dr.Corey Allan who explores the chemicals of attraction and the ever wonderful Dr. Claudia Grauf-Grounds...

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#4 What Do We Do Now?

February 28th, 2017

Melanie and Seth investigate the way that our experiences shape our marriages as they talk with couples about topics ranging from the loss of a parent at an early age, the diagnosis of autism, and domestic violence in the home, just to name a few. Joining them in this episode are Dr. Les and Leslie Parrot and Dr. Claudia Grauf-Grounds of Seattle...

Seth and Melanie tread cautiously through the delicate landscape of differences as they explore why their own marriage has looked more like a smoothie than a fruit salad. Once again we hear from Claudia Grauf-Grounds and Dr. Les and Leslie Parrott of Seattle Pacific University as well as author and interpersonal neurobiologist Dr. Dan Siegel...