How does your temperament affect your marriage? Join Melissa Elson as she speaks with Laraine Bennett about her book The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse to find the key to a peaceful and communicative marriage.
Topics/Questions Covered in the Show:
- What are the four temperaments?
- How is it helpful to know your temperament and the temperament of your spouse?
- How do opposite temperaments get along in a marriage setting?
- What are advantages and pitfalls to being married to a spouse of the same temperament?
- How can spouses use the knowledge of their own temperaments as tools for better communication within the marriage?
- Is it possible for an individual to have opposite primary and secondary temperaments?
- Spiritualdirection.com – website
- Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation
- Sophia Institute Press
- The Temperament God Gave You by Art and Laraine Bennett
- The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse by Art and Laraine Bennett
- Questions? Send an e-mail to Questions@myavila.com or call 818-646-7729. Please leave your name, location, and question(s).
What is Divine Intimacy Radio?
The Divine Intimacy Radio Show is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom.
Twice a week, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explore topics related to the interior life and Catholic teaching. On Tuesdays, they interview various authors about their spiritual books and about the authors’ own insights on those books. On Fridays, they get specific on subjects which primarily include prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, and holiness.