Hidden Brain

When Did Marriage Become So Hard?

51:13 | Feb 13th, 2018

16 recommendations

Marriage is hard — and there are signs it's becoming even harder. This week on Hidden Brain, we examine how long-term relationships have changed over time, and whether we might be able to improve marr...Show More


Recommendations

podfan12 recommended:Mar 23rd, 2018

An interesting episode on how marriage has changed overtime and why we may be expecting too much from it.

alicekoFeb 9th

So good. Probably one of the best episodes on relationships I've ever listened to.

anastasionon recommended:Jul 5th

I thought this episode was:

🤔 Thought-provoking

yveehops recommended:Nov 7th, 2019

One of my favorite episodes of Hidden Brain. Really changed my perspective on long term relationships and marriage. Worth a listen if you’re ever—or have ever—had struggles in a relationship.

alicekoFeb 9th

I just listened to this. Wow, so insightful. Packed with valuable info.

aliceko recommended:Feb 9th

I think this episode deserves an award for the MOST insights per minute. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this episode is for anyone in a relationship, or wants to be in one. Even if you aren’t having relationship problems right now, you will gain tons of value and tips to improve any relationship....Show More

mm recommended:Feb 11th

Cleopatra and Mark Antony married for the convenience of power. Now we not only want to find partners for love, we also want them to help us be the best version of ourselves and everything else, which, if you think of it, is a lot to ask for a person to play all those roles when they aren’t necessar...Show More

paigebets recommended:Mar 30th, 2018

Eli Finkel ties Maslow's hierarchy of needs to how the definition of marriage has changed through time. And paints this spectacular analogy b/t the needs pyramid and a mountain, and how many try to climb w/o the proper resources. Great listen!!

alicekoFeb 9th

This was SO good!

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