132 “How do I support and love my partner through difficult seasons?”
with Chrissy and Sam Powers
From fixing to shame spirals and resentment, in partnership, if one person struggles, the entire relationship dynamic is impacted. Today Onsite alums Chrissy and Sam Powers sit down with Lindsey and Mickenzie to share their individual and collective healing journeys. Together they share how they’ve navigated difficult seasons in their marriage, the boundaries they set as they created space for one another to heal, and the impact of growing and changing together.
Meet this episode’s experts
Chrissy Powers is a licensed marriage and family therapist, embodiment coach, mom, wife, and writer. She lives and works in San Diego, CA, but also works with people from all over the globe online. Through her personal healing journey, she found a passion for working with others to help them heal from trauma, find their most authentic self, and teach them how to live in their bodies.
Sam Powers is a husband to a dynamic woman, a father to 3 exciting kids, and a curious learner of all things. He is a Mike Foster-trained personal coach, a skilled craftsman of custom homes, an ocean fanatic, and an alum of the Living Centered Program.
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In this episode:
3:32 – How Sam and Chrissy define living “connected” to one another and themselves 7:53 – The impact of unhealthy Coping mechanism in a partnership
10:00 – When helping becomes enabling and setting boundaries in your relationship
13:30 – Sam’s decision to attend Onsite
19:36 – Sam’s transition home from Onsite
26:00 – Loving every version of your partner
29:31 – How their mental and emotional health journey has impacted Sam and Chrissy’s parenting
36:52 – Chrissy’s journey with embodiment work
47:50 – Resources that have played a role in their journey
49:45 – How their Onsite journey’s transformed their relationship and family
Onsite Experiences mentioned in this episode:
Onsite’s Living Centered Program
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