013: A couple who recalibrate via counseling together - Mary & Chris
On this episode of Couple Collective, I interview a couple who recalibrate through counseling together. Chris was my college roommate and is now one of my best friends. He and his finance (now wife), Mary, discuss how they came out of the gates with NRE (new relationship energy), but when Chris pumped the breaks, they sought out counseling to recalibrate. This episode was recorded in August 2018 just before they got married on 9/1/19.
If you are interested in a particular topic we discussed, below I’ve included time stamps that you can click on to jump ahead (only on Spotify).
(0:59) - How Chris & Mary met
(10:10) - Chris asks Mary if she'll go to Hawaii with him on their first date; she says 'no'
(19:53) - "Is this going to be like Carrie & Big?" - Mary describes the social pressures she encountered
(35:22) - "Do we break up or do we go to counseling" - Chris & Mary discuss going to counseling
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