Last Updated on June 29, 2022 by Rebecca Huff
Happily Ever After – Marriage Questions
0:40 – Introduction to Dr. Janetta Jamerson – Dr. Janetta Jamerson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in Knoxville, TN. Dr. JJ believes in you and your ability to celebrate a healthy existence. Dr. JJ asserts that she does not work from home plate but is rather rounding the bases of this life right along with you.
2:00 – Kids
3:45 – Question for Dr. J – What's the biggest change in your marriage since having a child
4:43 – Being married is like a doubles team in tennis
5:28 – Question – If one spouse is unwilling to go to marriage counseling, do you believe that progress can be made when only one person is going?
8:30 – Sometimes people come in thinking there's something wrong with them…confession about being hard myself!
10:30 – Marriage Counseling – Healing our relationships
11:10 – Question – What are the most dangerous words in a marriage?
13:00 – Question – Strategies for encouraging better communication between couples?
20:15 – A Healthy Bite – Copper Water Bottles
23:00 – Question – Criteria for a good marriage counselor
24:00 – Side-tracked talking about Justin's eating habits, followed by a little rant…
27:00 – Question – What can go wrong in marriage counseling
28:00 – Different ways of getting counseling
33:30 – Jami discussing pelvic pain and bad counseling
37:40 – Emotionally Focused Therapy
40:05 – Question – Firing your counselor
43:30 – Find a therapist!
43:45 – When a woman is mothering her husband – how to stop doing that!?
46:45 – Micro-managing your spouse
48:30 – Assume competence
51:00 – People meeting people on Facebook & Jami's advice
55:00 – Jami & Justin's role changes
57:27 – Ask your husband to set you up for success
60:00 – Skill vs. advice vs. belief
62:00 – You are the expert on you! Seek a therapist who can help you find out all about yourself!
63:00 – Jami on mentors.
64:00 – Life Coaching is not counseling