Have you ever tried to explain the mental load to your partner only to find yourself struggling to find the words or perhaps frustrated that your partner just doesn’t get it?
If you have, you’re not alone. This is a common experience shared in DMs, comments, and even in therapy sessions. So how do we communicate the mental load so our partners can understand?
In this episode, I sit down with Zach Watson, to talk about the mental load. Zach is a content creator, Accountability Coach using the Fairplay method, husband, father, author, TEDx speaker, rapper, and former teacher.
In this episode, we discuss:
- What lead Zach to learn about the mental load
- Ways we can help our partners better understand the mental load
- The common fallacy about the worth of our time
- Zach’s Christmas present that helped his wife get back into her unicorn space
- Having tough, vulnerable conversations around sex and intimacy
- Showing up authentically and vulnerably on social media
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About the Show
I'm Not Your Shrink is a podcast aimed at helping you feel connected to yourself, to others, and to live a life aligned with what matters most to you. I bring you clinical knowledge and evidence based research, along with experiences of sitting in the therapist chair along with being a wife and mother. I'm joined by subject matter experts to talk about everyday issues we all face to change the dialogue in your life.