The path to creating a great relationship is not about creating a perfect relationship. Perfect relationships don’t exist. However, resilient relationships are attainable and perfectly imperfect! Listen to today’s show to learn some great practices for a resilient relationship.

In this episode with Dr. Karen Skerrett, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • What exactly a resilient relationship looks like
  • The value of perspective when dealing with relationship conflict
  • The importance of noticing and paying attention to our partner
  • Cultivating an attitude of curiosity and how it will improve your relationship
  • The importance of anticipating challenges and using them as opportunities for growth with your partner.
  • And much more!

Karen Skerrett, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and registered nurse with over 40 years of experience as a clinician, academic, and author who specializes in strength-based approaches to healing and change across the lifecycle. She is the author of Growing Married, co-author of Positive Couple Therapy, co-editor of Couple Resilience, and author of the memoir Tell Me Again How I Know You?

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Episode Links


Resilience Booster For Couples

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