We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

Jen Hatmaker & Tyler Merritt Double Date!

Jen Hatmaker & Tyler Merritt Double Date!

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle - April 14, 2022 - 56:36

Jen Hatmaker is back with the new man in her life–actor, author, and activist Tyler Merritt–for a double date with Glennon and Abby discussing: 1. How Jen and Tyler met, what first attracted Jen and Tyler to each other–and who made the first move. 2. How not knowing any “dating rules” led Jen to jumpstart the “define the relationship” step. 3. The triggers for Jen that led to an early relationship “wobble” and how Jen is navigating issues of trust and safety after her divorce. 4. The joys and challenges of dating as two fully formed grown up adults. 5. Jen, Tyler, Abby, and Glennon each share the one thing they love most about their partners. About Jen: Jen Hatmaker is the New York Times bestselling author of For the Love and Fierce, Free, and Full of Fire, along with twelve other books. She hosts the award-winning For the Love podcast, is the delighted curator of the Jen Hatmaker Book Club, and leader of a tightly knit online community where she reaches millions of people each week. Jen is a co-founder of Legacy Collective, a giving organization that grants millions of dollars toward sustainable projects around the world. She is a mom to five kids and lives happily just outside Austin, Texas.To learn more about Jen, visit www.jenhatmaker.com.TW: @JenHatmakerIG: @jenhatmakerAbout Tyler:Tyler Merritt is a Nashville-based actor, activist, cancer survivor, founder of The Tyler Merritt Project, and author of "I TAKE MY COFFEE BLACK: REFLECTIONS ON TUPAC, MUSICAL THEATER, FAITH AND BEING BLACK IN AMERICA." Over the course of his career, Tyler has gained recognition through notable acting projects including "Kevin Probably Saves The World," "Outer Banks," and "The Outsider," as well as serving as the face of the worldwide teaching curriculum for The Gospel Project for Kids. Tyler Merritt made headlines with his 2018 viral video "Before You Call The Cops," which has been viewed by over 60 million people worldwide and appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. As a 6’2'' dreadlocked Black man living inAmerica, where racial injustices continue to plague our society, Tyler has emerged as a steadfast activist in the face of racism.TW: @TTMProjectIG: @thetylermerrittproject

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I’m Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed – the book that was released at the very start of the pandemic and became a lifeline for millions. I watched in awe from my home while this simple phrase from Untamed – WE CAN DO HARD THINGS – the mantra that saved my life twenty years ago, became a worldwide rally cry. Because we experienced the hardship of the pandemic collectively, many of us finally acknowledged what was true before COVID and will be true after: That life is freaking HARD. We are all doing hard things every single day – things like loving and losing caring for children and parents; forging and ending friendships; battling addiction, illness, and loneliness; struggling in our jobs, our marriages, and our divorces; setting boundaries; and fighting for equality, purpose, freedom, joy, and peace. On We Can Do Hard Things, my sister Amanda and I will do the only thing I’ve found that has ever made life easier: We will drop the fake and talk honestly about the hard. Each week we will bring our hard to you and we will ask you to bring your hard to us and we will do what we were all meant to do down here: Help each other carry the hard so we can all live a little bit lighter and braver, more free and less alone.