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Today's Guest(s)

Les Parrot is a best-selling author, a professor of psychology at Northwest University, an ordained Nazarene minister, creator of the SYMBIS Assessment, and founder of the Parrott Institute for Healthy Relationships along with his wife Leslie.

Dr. Leslie Parrott is a marriage and family therapist. Along with her husband Les, she co-founded the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University. She is the author of First Drop of Rain and God Made You Nose to Toes. Leslie is the co-author of several bestselling books, including the Gold Medallion Award-winner Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts. She has been featured on Oprah, CBS This Morning, CNN, and The View, and in USA Today and the New York Times.

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Practicing pediatrician, parent, grandparent, coach, speaker, and author. Say hello @MegMeekerMD

Relationships are hard, but they are also a great source of personal happiness. Things get complicated dealing with differing expectations of the people involved in the relationships regardless of whether it’s a simple friendship or as close as marriage. The number one question people ask relationship experts is what is the single most important thing you can do for your relationships? That’s the topic of today’s episode as Dr. Meg talks with Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott. They tackle this subject in their new book Healthy Me, Healthy Us: Your Relationships Are Only as Strong as You Are. The three doctors have a great conversation about trying to build intimacy with another person before you have gotten whole on your own causes all your relationships to become an attempt to complete yourself.  Do you have a question for Dr. Meg? If you have a question you want Dr. Meeker to answer, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and listen to future episodes to see if your question is featured!

SHOW NOTES

WELCOME

Dr. Meg starts this episode by introducing her special guests, Les and Leslie Parrott, and talks about their new book Healthy Me, Healthy Us.

A CONVERSATION WITH LES AND LESLIE PARROTT (PART 1)

In today’s episode Dr. Meeker has a great conversation with Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott about their new book Healthy Me, Healthy Us and how working on yourself really does play an important role in healthy relationships.

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A CONVERSATION WITH LES AND LESLIE PARROTT (PART 2)

In today’s episode Dr. Meeker has a great conversation with Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott about their new book Healthy Me, Healthy Us and how working on yourself really does play an important role in healthy relationships.

POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you her points to ponder as you learn more about becoming healthy and whole to improve your relationships with other people.

PARENT PEP RALLY

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