Can Your Marriage Go the Distance

I’m sure we all know that it takes more than good intentions to have a fulfilling and lasting marriage. Sometimes wedding vows are broken, and marriages do come to an end. The effects on the individuals, children, families, and the wider community—can often be felt for generations. But is the case that some marriages are doomed before they even begin? Are there some early warning signs to look out for?” We’ll hear from a counsellor and psychotherapist about the issues of compatibility. And still to come today, we’ll hear from six couples who’ve overcome a lot of hurdles and are indeed “going the distance.” Listen to our entire 4-part series called, “Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?” And for more information, listen to our entire 6-part radio series, "Married to My Best Friend: It Takes More Than Luck to Make It Last!"

Episode 1 of Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?

commitment meansAre there some mismatches of personality types that simply don’t work? Tune in for our featured radio programme this week as we talk with a counselor and psychotherapist about the issues of compatibility.

We’ll also hear from six couples who’ve overcome a lot of hurdles and are indeed “going the distance.”

Hear the conversations on this week’s Family.ie, as we consider part 1 of our 4-part series: “Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?”

Episode 2 of Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?

Despite the statistics about marriage: all is not lost—life-long-love is not just a fairytale!

But we fully acknowledge that it takes work by both parties. We’re also well aware that things don’t always work out the way we hope they would. On this week’s Family.ie, we meet three individuals who have the courage to share their own stories with us. Hear about what they’ve learned the hard way.

We’ll also hear family and marriage counsellor Linda Wagner. She’ll talk about some real stories of seemingly “hopeless” situations that were turned around! We’ll also talk about how to “affair-proof” your marriage.

Episode 3 of Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?

 Are you considering marriage, or still in the planning stages?

Typically when people make their vows, they simply can’t imagine some of the difficulties they’ll encounter in their lives together. That’s probably a good thing; but are there some things you can do to better prepare to stick together—when the circumstances of life will want to pull you apart?d some have been married for decades!

Don’t miss this 3rd part of our 4-part series called, “Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?”

Episode 4 of Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?

Would anyone dare say they’ve “arrived” when it comes to knowing all there is to know about marriage?

We’d be well served to stop and listen to those who are setting a great example for us all. We’re honoured in this episode to hear from three such couples. Each of them has been married for over 50 years—and they’re still going strong!

Listen in to the final installment of our 4-part series of Family.ie radio programmes, called, “Can Your Marriage Go the Distance?”