The Stronger Marriage Podcast with Trey & Lea

The Stronger Marriage Podcast with Trey & Lea

Welcome to Trey & Lea's Podcast on marriage and family topics. Trey and Lea have been married over 30 years. They have a large following on social media, and conduct their "Stronger Marriage" and “Stronger Families” workshops all over the United States. They get to talk to thousands of couples yearly about healthy marriages and families. They are the authors of the book "10 WAYS TO A STRONGER MARRIAGE" available on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble. You can learn more about Trey & Lea from their webpage:


May 12, 2021 20 min

Don’t fall into the rut of being so busy that you collapse in bed from exhaustion every night. Also, don’t spend every night just sitting in your chair until you fall asleep. Instead, spend a couple of nights a week nurturing your relationship.  Here are 10 ideas we talk about in this episode: 

1. Turn it off to turn it on.
2. Pick out a movie night.
3. Talk about what?
4. Lock that door.
5. It starts in the kitchen with FOOD. 
6. Take i...

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Sex can be one of the greatest things in your marriage when it’s going well ... at the same time, it can be one of the most frustrating things when things aren’t clicking.

Topics covered on this episode ... 

* Reasons for a sexless marriage.
* In many marriages wives have a higher sex drive than their husband. 
* How to meet in the middle on frequency. 
* How to better communicate your sexual needs.
* Benefits in your marriage of a heal...

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Things discussed in this episode... 

5 Compliments to 1 Criticism drops the divorce rate to 12%. 
But what if my personality tends to be negative, shouldn't they love me for who I am?

1. Close your mouth - 
2. Focus on the positives not negatives - 
3. Start a gratitude journal. 
4. Don't take negativity too personal.
5. Don't be hypersensitive to a negative spouse. 

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Feel like you are drifting apart? Need to reconnect? Here are 5 Things we discuss in detail that you can do to RECONNECT with your spouse. 

1. Fall Back into Friendship. 
2. Reconnect Intellectually by talking.
3. Give your spouse daily affirmations and compliments.
4. Reconnect Sexually.
5. Connect Spiritually. 

Date Night Questions from Point 2:

  • What is your favorite memory of dating me?
  • What is one of your favorite features of me?
  • What i...
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    No one enters marriage thinking they will have an affair, yet how do so many slide into infidelity so easily?  93% of affairs begin with a simple friendship. 

    If you have locked your spouse out of your phone to hide messages you're sending to someone of the opposite sex, or if you're deleting those texts so your spouse won't find them ... you're not headed towards cheating ... you're already there. 

    A healthy mar...

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    Daily Marriage Check List:

     1. Kiss good morning.

    2. Text each other throughout the day.

    3. Do something _______________.

    4. Have uninterrupted conversation.

    5. __________________ together. 

    6. Laugh together

    7. Make some __________________.

    8. _____________ on _______________together. 

    9. Kiss goodnight

    10. Go to bed at the same time.

    Repeat tomorrow.




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    Are phones intimacy killers or a relational blessing? The answer is both. 

    It is important to study the role that cell phones have in our marriage and how we can make sure they provide an effective, supportive role in our marriage.

    Here are some DO's and some DON'Ts on using cellphones in your marriage. 

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    March 10, 2021 26 min

    1. Always remember you are on the same team.
    2. Seek first to understand, and THEN to be understood.
    3. Don't get ______________________. 
    4. _______________________ and ____________________ are essential.
    5. Seek help when you come to an impasse. 

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    All marriages ups and downs ... and conflicts. 

    The absence of conflict is not a sign of a healthy marriage, but a sign that both partners have disengaged from working on their differences.

    How you handle this makes or breaks your marriage. 

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    February 26, 2021 25 min

    Part two ... last week's was "How to be Your Wife's Best Friend" ... 

    Friendship is one of the keys to a strong marriage and as a wife there are things you can do to be your husband's best friend. LIKE ...

    1. Do things with him he likes to do.
    2. Be his __________________________.
    3. Be his biggest cheerleader. 
    4. ________________________ for him. 
    5. Don't constantly be annoyed by him. 
    6. Be ____________________...

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    February 19, 2021 25 min

    1. Give her your time.
    2. Be interested in what she's interested in. 
    3. Talk to her.
    4. Be T_______________________
    5. Be loyal.
    6. L_____________ a H_______________ hand
    7. E________________ and A________________ her
    8. Appreciated your marriage and friendship. 

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    Things covered in this podcast ... 

  • What is considered a sexless marriage?
  • How often should a married couple be having sex?
  • Why sex is important in marriage?
  • What if I'm too tired?
  • What if there has been infidelity?
  • What if my spouse isn't meeting my needs sexually?
  • Why porn is a HUGE contributor to a sexless marriage.
  • What if there are healthy issues?
  • My spouse NEVER initiates.
  • Co-sleeping with children. 
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    Valentine's Day is a GREAT time to rekindle romance in your marriage. 

    Be intentional about nurturing your marriage. 

    There are traditional and non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day.  Here are some of our ideas ... 

    Don't forget to visit 

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    Don't overlook these amazing marriage tips no one is talking about.  We cover them in detail ... and explain them. 

  • No matter what it is you’re doing, always let your spouse know they are welcome to be a part of it. Include your spouse by asking them if they want to go ... even though you know they might not.  Don’t just assume they know that they are welcome to go, ask them. 

  •  Spend time together without your kids.

  • Go to bed at t...
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    1. Thank God for your Marriage & Family
    2. Ask God to Bless yours Spouse and you as a Spouse
    3. Ask God to give you _______________ as Parents.
    4. Pray for your Children.
    5. Pray for your _______________ together as Husband and Wife.
    6. Ask God to Protect your Family
    7. Ask God to help you not be critical. 

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    January 13, 2021 28 min

    TIME TO GET NAKED in your marriage ... Did you know in Genesis 2:25, it says, "Adam and Eve were both naked and they felt no shame."

    That word "NAKED" means "UNCOVERED," ... and uncovered means more than just naked, it means they were totally "bare" with one another .... there was nothing hidden from one another. God created marriage where you are to be "uncovered" with one another. Nothing hi...

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    January 8, 2021 11 min

    I few years ago I spent a little time with a man that was a millionaire. I think he was the first millionaire I’d ever met. I'll admit I was a bit in awe of him when I found out how much money he had. He told me about his plane, his multiple houses and other things that had me in awe.

    He said something to me that I'll never forget. His words literally rocked my world and made me rethink everything that I thought was importan...

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    1. SPEND MORE TIME TOGETHER. Make a commitment to spend more time together this year. One of the best things you can do is commit to a weekly date night with your spouse. This may take you sitting down together with your spouse and planning out your schedule.

    2. BRAG ON YOUR SPOUSE REGULARLY. Any old lame critic can pick out someone’s faults; instead focus on pointing out your spouse’s streng...

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  • How do you overcome an affair in marriage? 
  • Once trust is broken, can it be reestablished?
  • Do you just forget and move on?
  • What role does God play in reconnecting?
  • All these things you'll hear address on this week's podcast episode, where you will meet Chris & Tracey. You are going to want to hear their amazing marriage story! They met in 1988, got married ... divorced ... and then remarried.  They survived an affair to bui...

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