Smalley Marriage Radio
About This Show
Smalley Marriage Radio is like having your own personal relationship expert wherever you go - and for free! A Marriage and Family expert and International Speaker of over 20 years, Dr. Smalley has been inspiring great relationships through proven strategies for years. Smalley Marriage Radio is the result of his work through the Smalley Institute. If you want to learn how to resolve conflict, better communicate, and actually increase the intimacy in your most important relationships...then this is the show for you! Discover how to get along and argue well, which will restore the hope and satisfaction back to your relationship.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Bright Tomorrows - a story about mental illness and two psychotic breaks
6 days ago
Tim and Nancy's story should inspire anyone about what it takes to stay committed to each other through "sickness and in health"!
Since 1979 I have lived with the consequences of a brain-based mental health challenge called bipolar disorder. Through these years I have experienced episodes of extreme mania, protracted periods of dark depression, as well as eruptions of psychosis.
Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, a leading authority and herself a diagnosed bipolar, clearly expresses the effects of this brain disorder in her book, “Touched with Fire.” She wrote that bipolar illness “encompasses the extremes of human experience. Thinking can range from florid psychosis, or ‘madness,’ to patterns of unusually clear, fast, and creative associations, to retardation [slowing down] so profound that no meaningful activity can occur.”* This very succinctly and accurately describes how I have often experienced bipolar disorder.
Hear their story through this special interview and learn how to "reflect the compassion of Jesus Christ to those with mental health concerns".Read more »