39: Marc Zola Advises on Taming A Fight

Join us as Marc Zola shares his expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship. In this episode, Marc gives relationship advice on taming a fight.

About Marc Zola 

Marc Zola is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor. The founder of Eugene Therapy, Marc specializes in treating anxiety, depression and relationship issues. He has a knack for identifying problematic patterns of thought and behavior that tend to keep clients stuck and considers himself a “directive” therapist who readily provides honest feedback to clients.

A graduate of the University of Oregon’s Couples & Family, Marc is also a National Certified Counselor and a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists. Prior to starting Eugene Therapy, Marc was a psychotherapist for Peace Health & Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Daily Tip

Turn towards one another when communicating. {Listen to the podcast to hear Marc’s great explanation.}

Relationship Resource

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by JJohn M. Gottman

Tips for Engaged Couples or Newlyweds

Prepare for the inevitable. At some point you will get out of the honeymoon phase, and your partner may do things that disappoint or bother you. The way to continue to foster your love is to do the many things we talked about in the interview. (Turn towards each other. Talk about talking. Share your disappointments rather than keeping them inside. Avoid being over critical and find ways to share what you’re feeling rather than make judgements about your partner.) Prepare for that shift.

If You Could Give Only One Piece of Advice…

Understand that your partner wants and needs to be loved as much as you do.

Interview Links

Marc’s Website

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