energizing cycle

Episode 031 - Six “Thank You” Statements to Say to Your Spouse

Episode 031 - Six “Thank You” Statements to Say to Your Spouse

In the book, Love & Respect, “love” is spelled to a wife using the acronym C.O.U.P.L.E. and “respect” to a husband using the acronym C.H.A.I.R.S. This week Emerson and Jonathan ask listeners to consider how they might express thankfulness to their spouse in one of these six areas, asking wives to thank their husband for at least one of the ways he shows love and asking husbands to thank their wife for at least one of the ways she shows respect.

Episode 007 - The Family Energizing Cycle

Episode 007 - The Family Energizing Cycle

In Episode 007 Emerson and Jonathan discuss the Family Energizing Cycle: A parent's love motivates a child's respect and a child's respect motivates a parent's love. Six principles that parents can apply are explored: Giving, Understanding, Instruction, Discipline, Encouragement, and Supplication.

Episode 005 - The Three Cycles - Your Questions and Comments

Episode 005 - The Three Cycles - Your Questions and Comments

This week Emerson and Jonathan review the Crazy Cycle, the Energizing Cycle, and the Rewarded Cycle. Positive examples from listeners are discussed in addition to Emerson responding to common questions about the Love and Respect message as well as specific questions and comments from listeners over the past few weeks.

Episode 003 - The Energizing Cycle Part II

Episode 003 - The Energizing Cycle Part II

In this week’s episode the conversation continues on how an individual motivates their spouse. We review the Energizing Cycle: his love motivates her respect and her respect motivates his love, focusing on how a wife can motivate her husband.

Episode 002 - The Energizing Cycle Part I

Episode 002 - The Energizing Cycle Part I

A discussion begins about how to motivate your spouse, which includes Part I of exploring the Energizing Cycle.  This episode focuses on how a husband can motivate his wife.