19: 7 Reasons Relationships Feel So Hard Sometimes (And What to do About it!)

By Nick Pavlidis

In this episode of the Confessions of a Terrible Husband podcast I talk with Dr. Jessica Higgins about why relationships feel so hard sometimes. Jessica is a Licensed Psychologist (PSY-3991) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-5464) in the state of Colorado. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a M.A. in Counseling Psychology. She is also a certified Dream Builder Coach and LIfe Mastery Consultant. Dr. Jessica Higgins is also the founder and creator of Empowered Relationship, which is a comprehensive, research-based, transformational, relationship course. This course helps couples at any stage in their relationship or marriage. The topic comes from a post by Dr. Higgins where she introduces 7 reasons why relationships feel so hard sometimes. If you want to check out all of the reasons check out her post.  In this episode we talk about (1) seeing our differences in the relationship as a threat, and (2) we don’t know how to deal with feeling vulnerable or scared. In this episode we talk in detail about (1) seeing our differences in the relationship as a threat, and (2) we don’t know how to deal with feeling vulnerable or scared. Also, you will hear on the episode that Dr. Higgins is hosting a giveaway, which will be active through the end of April 2015 I believe. All you need to do is fill out this survey about relationships and you’ll be entered for a chance to win $250 towards an awesome dinner out or couple’s massage. Be sure to check out Jessica’s site for “all the deets.” Hurry up because it’s only for a limited time!   Confessions of a Terrible Husband is a marriage podcast for people who are looking for real advice from the trenches and who are committed to taking personal responsibility over improving their relationships.  Hear Nick Pavlidis talk all things marriage and life and interview people like Fawn Weaver from The Happy Wives Club, John G. Miller, of QBQ, Inc., Dan Miller and Joanne Miller of 48 Days to the Work You Love, Derek and Carrie Olsen from Better Conversations, Marcus and Ashley Kusi from the Our Peaceful Family, Farnoosh Torabi from the So Money podcast, Shawna and Thomas McGreevy from McGreevy Cakes, and many, many more, about the best ways to have an amazing relationship!

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