Episode 3: Partnership Struggles After Baby

 

Partnership Struggles After Baby with Sophie Darch McEntee, LMFT, & Claire Colaço, LMFT

Welcome to episode three of the Honest Mamas Podcast! Today Claire and Sophie talk about the transition from being a couple to being a couple with a baby.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • How the pressure of having a baby can affect a couple’s relationship
  • The dynamic changes that can happen when you and your partner move at different paces
  • Attachment: why it’s important
  • Tools that couples can use to better navigate the challenges of having a baby
  • Learning to make space for better communication without putting your ideas onto your partner
  • The need to try and have more patience through this process
  • The importance of forgiveness and knowing that none of us are perfect

Resources

https://honestmamas.com
https://www.gottman.com/blog/
http://www.drsuejohnson.com/tag/attachment-theory/
Stan Tatkin TED Talk
Why Won’t You Apologize: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts by Harriet Lerner, PhD 

 

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