Host:Dr. Tim Clinton
Guest:Dr. Sharon May
If you’re feeling trapped in a difficult or emotionally disconnected marriage, Dr. Sharon May of the Safe Haven Counseling Center has some good advice. First, recognize the argument cycles that you get stuck in. Second, take responsibility for the ways you react. Third, instead of becoming angry or shutting down, show kindness. And fourth, truly listen to your spouse.
Dr. Sharon May
Dr. Sharon May is founder and president of the Safe Haven Relationship Center. She received a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy, and a master's degree in theology from Fuller Graduate School of Theology. Dr. May is an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University, and in her practice specializes in emotional trauma. She is the author of two books, Safe Haven Marriage and How to Argue So Your Spouse Will Listen. She previously worked as managing editor for EWomen magazine, and served on the boards of African Enterprise and The Hart Institute. Dr. May and her husband, Mike, reside in Carlsbad, California.