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Secrets of a 30-year Marriage

You may know Julie Mason as the business owner, a successful Accountability Coach, mentor and a top LinkedIn sales strategist in the world.  With over 25 years in traditional sales including 15 years in door-to-door cold calling and over 10 years in online marketing, Julie brings a wealth of experience in sales, marketing and the mindset necessary to be successful.

Julie has been featured on the cover of Social Media Success Magazine Australia and is the LinkedIn Tutor for the University of Sydney and

Meet Julie the wife of 30 years, and a mum of a fur baby. A personal insight into how she shows up in her marriage.

Julie takes us right back to the beginning of her relationship and the diagnosis she received. 3 years of therapy and the love and respect Greg and Julie had for each other to get thru this difficult beginning and lay a foundation of love and trust.

A very honest discussion of the ups and downs of marriage like so many of us grapple with.  Julie shares her own tools, mindset, intentions and practical ways she has been able to journey thru her marriage.

Sharing very practical and easy to begin ways of how to reconnect with your partner when there is a disconnect.  Julie and her husband are two very different people as Julie is an extravert and Greg an introvert and the years it’s taken Julie to understand and accept her husband just as he is and try not to change him. Below are some of the nuggets of gold Julie discussed on how to reconnect again with your partner when you have disconnected.

How to reconnect again with your partner when you have disconnected

  • Deciding how important that relationship is to you.
  • The commitment you have made to each other
  • Why did I fall in love with you in the first place
  • Your intention, your own mindset.
  • Focussing on how loving your partner is, find the love in that.
  • What you focus on is what you will attract more of. Focusing on the positives.
  • A gratitude journal.

Communication is the key to a happy loving relationship of 30 years. Early on in Julie’s relationship, she discovered the 3 Types of relationships and that was something to strive for, the interdependent relationship.

3 Types of Relationships

  • Independent: Not connected to your partner
  • Interdependent: Be together and have your own identity. Love each deeply and you can have your own separate things going on, coupled with trust.
  • Co-dependent: Too reliant on your partner

Julie shares personal insights into her marriage including when they drifted apart, and distrust that was beginning to show, and what they did about this.  The stress they were under emotionally and financially over an 18-month period.

If you’re wondering how to better communicate with your partner, give yourself space, ask yourself quality questions, understand, respect and not change your partner then this insightful chat is for you.  Whether you are male or female, in a new relationship or in a long-term marriage I know you’ll learn something about yourself and/or your partner.

Tune in to my Empowered Marriage Podcast to learn more. This fortnight’s podcast is available now and discusses this topic in more depth.

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