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Oct 3, 2023

Listener question: How do I have both empathy and boundaries?

Article on empathy and boundaries at -

 The difference between “hey, hold my emotions” and “withness”

Cognitive empathy:

Do they need us to see their...

Aug 28, 2023

Welcome back! The Life in Relationship Podcast answers one relationship question in each episode. We are looking forward to sharing Season 6 with you.

This season we are answering relationship questions all about Emotions to celebrate Heidi's book release of Emotions & the Gospel: Created for Connection. Emotions...

May 23, 2022

Topic: Topic: How do you break up well?How do I know it’s healthy to start dating again after a divorce or breakup?


  • The weightiness of breakups
  • Reminding us of our need as humans for intimacy
  • There are ways to do break ups “better”, but no way to do it “easy”


Keep it classy, kind, and clear

  • Break ups...

Mar 7, 2022

How do partners take care of each other when they have a baby?


1 – Learn together, about baby and each other

What are your unique challenges?


Gender role complications

Awareness of shifts and changes with each baby

Embrace flexible curiosity

Make space and room for letting the baggage come out



2 – hold the...

Feb 21, 2022

Topic: Where do I turn if I’m wrestling with my faith?


Intro: special guest Tanner Olson, Written to Speak, the poetry master


  1. Wrestling can be scary, but healthy
  • Can feel like a journey, a battle, a dessert, normalcy, mediocrity
  • Common Questions: Is God still who He says He is? Is God still close to...