Rebuilding Us: Marriage Podcast
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Rebuilding Us: Marriage Podcast

Dana Che

Welcome to "Rebuilding Us,” a marriage podcast helping to restore intimacy and renew hope in your relationship. Join marriage coach Dana Che on an episodic adventure and explore the transformative journey of rebuilding trust, commitment, and connection by reigniting love through faith-based principles.


Each episode offers effective relationship strategies, heartfelt stories, and uplifting messages of hope, aimed at inspiring couples to cultivate lasting joy, intimacy, and fulfillment in their marriage. No Christian clichés over here! Dana's tell-it-like-it-is yet warm humor will endear you to come back every single week.


The first letter in "us" is "u," so "rebuilding us" is also about rebuilding u (you). Whether you're seeking reconciliation, restoration, or simply looking to enrich your relationship, 'Rebuilding Us' is here to support you on your journey to a thriving and resilient marriage grounded in grace and godly guidance."


Let the rebuild begin!


New episodes drop every Tuesday & Friday. Subscribe today so you don't miss a single one!

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Q & A: How Do I Tell My Spouse I Want a Divorce?
June 14, 2024 - 12 min
Today's Q&A is from a listener who believes their marriage is at a breaking point and needs advice on how to tell their spouse they want a divorce. Knowing little about the fallout of this marriage, I first encourage every couple in this situation to re-evaluate your marriage. Oftentimes, your marriage is not as far gone as you may believe. The fact that one spouse is asking how to tell their spouse they want a divorce leads me to believe the divorce is not mutual. Listen as I share a perspective on this very important conversation.  ALSO LISTEN TO: Ep. 245: 5 Boxes to Check Before You Divorce - with Dr. Kim Kimberling Links Mentioned in this Episode: 🔗Get your FREE Conversation Starters for Communicating in Conflict Here.   **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! **   Remember to  SUBSCRIBE to the Podcast! Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
From Destruction to Restoration: 3 Keys to Rebuilding Your Marriage
June 11, 2024 - 24 min
Many marriages face problems and losses that test the very fabric of their relationships. From communication breakdowns to deep-rooted conflicts, navigating through the complexities of a marriage can be difficult. But there is hope. In this episode, we will explore the crucial concept of tearing down and building up in the context of a struggling marriage. Ecclesiastes 3:3 says, “There is a time to tear down and time to build up.” I believe as you work on rebuilding your marriage, there are three keys to taking a marriage from destruction to restoration. Links Mentioned in this Episode:  Get your FREE Conversation Starters for Communicating in Conflict Here. Find the full show notes at rebuildinguspodcast.com. Leave a Review and Subscribe to the Podcast**If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Q & A: My Husband is Looking at Semi-Nude Pics of Women Online
June 7, 2024 - 9 min
In today's digital age, many affairs start online. Today's question is from a wife whose husband looks at semi-nude pics of women online and gets angry when she confronts him. This listener wants to know how to set boundaries with her husband to change his behavior. Take a listen as I explain how boundaries work in marriage and what she can do if her husband doesn't change his behavior.  Have a question you'd like answered on the show? Send an email here or direct message me on Instagram.  Resources Mentioned in this Episode:  Take my "Affair Proof" Quiz Here Ep. 231: 10 Warning Signs + 12 Digital Signs of an Affair  **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Leave a Review and Subscribe to the Podcast Remember, sharing is caring! Share this episode via email or social media. Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Live Coaching a Couple Reconnecting After Separation
June 4, 2024 - 34 min
Have you ever wondered what happens in a marriage coaching session? Will and Jo, a husband and wife married for three years need help reconnecting after a separation. They willingly discuss the challenges that led them to separate and what they're doing today to make version two of their marriage work. Jo and her husband navigated through financial struggles, boundaries, and the complexities of a blended family. Listen as I guide them through conversations on communication, finances, and the power of feedback. Through live coaching with the couple, Will and Joe, we witness the transformative potential of open communication, understanding, and willingness to rebuild a marriage. This episode is a testament to the resilience of love and the possibilities of healing and growth in relationships. Let's dive into this relatable journey of rebuilding a marriage.   Links Mentioned in this Episode: 🔗 Take the “Is My Relationship Vulnerable to an Affair” Quiz Here 🔗 Ep. 242: I Don’t Want My Husband But I Don’t Want a Divorce Either    **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! **   Leave a Review and Subscribe to the Podcast Remember, sharing is caring! Share this episode via email or social media.     Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Q & A: How Do I Pray Scripture Over My Marriage
May 31, 2024 - 12 min
One of the most powerful ways to pray is to use the Word of God in your prayers. Scripture teaches us how to enact God's kingdom here on Earth in our lives, including our marriages. Today’s question comes from a listener who listened to another episode I recently shared about prayer and wanted to know how exactly to pray the Scripture over her marriage. Take a listen and employ this simple solution to praying God’s words in faith as you expect Him to work on your behalf.    Other Helpful Episodes:  #242: I Don’t Want My Husband But I Don’t Want a Divorce Either  #210: 5 Prayers to Pray for Your Husband  #208: 5 Prayers to Pray for Your Wife    **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! **   Remember to  SUBSCRIBE to the Podcast! Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
5 Boxes to Check Before You Divorce - with Dr. Kim Kimberling
May 28, 2024 - 36 min
I don’t know where you are in your marriage today, but I believe God led you to this episode for a purpose. If we’re honest, most married people have thought about divorce at some point in their relationship. Perhaps, right now, you might be about to file papers or maybe you desperately want to help a friend or loved one who is considering divorce.  Our culture says divorce is a necessary solution to a broken marriage. But what if it’s not? What if restoration is easier than you think?  Our guest today is Dr. Kim Kimberling of the Awesome Marriage podcast, and he’s going to walk us through a checklist of sorts . . . five critical things to do before you divorce.  Find the full show notes at rebuildinguspodcast.com   Links Mentioned in this Episode:  🔗 Learn more about Dr. Kim and his marriage resources  🔗 Take the “Is My Relationship Vulnerable to an Affair” Quiz Here 🔗 Ep. 242: I Don’t Want My Husband But I Don’t Want a Divorce Either    Leave a Review and Subscribe to the Podcast**If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Q & A: We Have a Blended Family But My Wife is Too Strict!
May 24, 2024 - 9 min
Whether you have a blended family or not, agreeing on how to parent the kids can be a challenge. Today's question comes from a listener who wants to know how to handle when his wife is too strict with the kids. He's tried bringing the issue to her attention but she gives him the silent treatment. Listen as I share three thoughts on how to agree with your spouse on values even when you disagree on parenting methods.  ALSO LISTEN TO: 157: When You Disagree on How to Discipline the Kids Resource Mentioned in this Episode:  Take the "Is My Relationship at Risk for an Affair?" Quiz today!   Got a marriage or relationship question you’d like answered on the podcast? Submit your questions at rebuildinguspodcast.com or DM on Instagram. **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Remember to  SUBSCRIBE to the Podcast! Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
When Your Husband Won't Lead Spiritually
May 21, 2024 - 29 min
Are you frustrated with a husband who isn't taking the lead spiritually in your marriage? In this episode, I provide practical, empowering solutions for wives, giving you the keys to unlocking spiritual intimacy and building a stronger, deeper connection with your husband. From fostering open conversations to offering support and love, I’m sharing three do’s and don’ts to help end the tension in your marriage due to mismatched spiritual paths. We also briefly discuss gender roles in Christianity and how they intersect with spiritual leadership in marriage. I believe in balanced partnership and male leadership within the marriage, inspired by the example of the Holy Trinity. This episode will encourage any wife who wants to see her husband lead spiritually.    Links Mentioned in this Episode:  🔗 Ep. 185: How to Have More Spiritual Intimacy in Your Marriage 🔗 Ep. 210: 5 Prayers to Pray Over Your Husband 🔗 Download “Heart-to-Heart Conversation Starters for Couples in Conflict   Leave a Review and Subscribe to the Podcast**If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Q & A: I Don't Want My Husband But I Don't Want a Divorce Either
May 17, 2024 - 12 min
Have you ever experienced resentment or boredom in your relationship? A listener wants to know how to overcome feeling stuck between not wanting to be around her husband and not wanting to divorce him either. She acknowledges that while she's trying to work on communication, she's struggling to find motivation and is unsure about the next steps for her marriage. Listen in as we discuss how resentment happens, its relationship to unforgiveness, and some practical steps to take when living in a boring marriage.  Links Mentioned in this Episode: 🔗 Ep. 88: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in Relationships 🔗 Protect or Rebuild Your Marriage from Infidelity  Got a marriage or relationship question you’d like answered on the podcast? Submit your questions at rebuildinguspodcast.com or DM on Instagram.   **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Remember to  SUBSCRIBE to the Podcast! Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Holy Hormones! Can Hormone Imbalance Affect Your Relationship?
May 14, 2024 - 32 min
Hormones are those sneaky, hidden chemicals that can wreak havoc on our bodies . . . and on our relationships. Our guest, Becky Yawn, is helping us understand why it's important that women, especially, understand how certain hormones affect our mood and communication. What if the conflict you're facing in your marriage is more than meets the eye? What if the internal changes in your hormones are partly to blame?  Join us for this fun and informative conversation with Bekah, a fertility coach and For the Love of Hormones podcast host. Bekah also shares about non-conventional ways to conceive without medication or drugs and shares her heartbreaking yet redemptive stories of miscarriage. Turn up the volume and bring all your personalities to this episode! For the full show notes, visit rebuildinguspodcast.com. Links Mentioned in this Episode: 🔗 Learn all about Bekah's hormone & fertility programs here. 🔗 Get on the waitlist for the Infidelity Intensive 🔗 For the Love of Hormones Podcast **If you like the show, please leave a review! This helps other marriages and relationships grow too! ** Leave a Review and Subscribe to the Podcast Remember, sharing is caring! Share this episode via email or social media. Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
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Meet Your Host
Meet Your Host
Dana Che is the founder of Thrive Relationships, where she serves as a marriage and relationship coach and host of the Rebuilding Us marriage podcast. She also serves as a preaching pastor at her church. Whether in the church or on her podcast, Dana's mission is singular: to help people rebuild their relationships through the grace and guidance of the Lord.

On Rebuilding Us, she is known for her graceful candor, humor, and her encouraging yet challenging advice. Dana holds a B.A. in communication from Regent University. She has a fierce passion for fashion and a fiercer passion for truth. She shares her life with Shaun, her loving husband of over twenty-five years, their four amazing children, and their “multi-cultural” dog in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA.

Connect with Dana:
Instagram: @mrsdanache
Website: danache.com
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