Education and Family


Dr. Christina Hibbert

Motherhood – Tokens of Affection: Tools to Strengthen Marriage Through and After Depression

What can you do to reclaim your marriage during and after maternal depression, postpartum depression, anxiety, grief, or major life stress? My guest, prolific author and international perinatal mood/anxiety disorders expert, Karen Kleiman, says we must start working on our relationship while working to overcome our challenges if we want our relationship to last. Based on her book, “Tokens of Affection,” Karen is sharing her best strategies to help you build the marriage or partnership you desire. Through practicing principles like esteem, collaboration, compromise, selflessness, loyalty, and more, you can repair your relationship, strengthen it, and heal together.

For more on strengthening couple’s relationships through postpartum depression, click here, and to listen to my episode on “Strengthening Marriage by Resolving Conflict,” with my husband, OJ, click here.