Merrill and Linda Hutchinson on Protecting Your Relationship from a Train Wreck on Rock Solid Radio Podcast

Linda Hutchinson, life coach and Executive Director of Rock Solid Families, was interviewed by Merrill Hutchinson of Rock Solid Radio podcast on how to create a marriage protection plan.



Merrill and Linda are the co-hosts of Rock Solid Radio as well as the co-founders of Rock Solid Families, a 501c3 nonprofit, faith-based organization. Combined, they have over 70 years of experience in teaching, counseling, ministry, coaching and public speaking. In 2018, they left their full time positions in the Church and public school system to focus on strengthening families. Their goal is to guide and empower families to be all that God wants for them to be. In this episode, they talk about the ways relationships fall off the rails and the safeguards that can be put in place to keep them on track.

“There's a lot of couples out there who have left their relationship unprotected,” shares co-host Linda Hutchinson. Whether you are married yet or not, there are likely ways that you have left yourself open to temptations within your relationship. Today, co-hosts Linda and Merrill Hutchinson talk about how to protect your relationship from a train wreck by creating a marriage protection plan with your significant other.

No matter what stage of your relationship you are in, it is never too late to put up some guardrails. Even if trust has already been broken, having a protection plan can help you to salvage the relationship and get back on track. Tune in to Rock Solid Radio to learn the six rules Merrill and Linda live by for the protection of their marriage.

Listen to, or watch, the full podcast interview by Merrill Hutchinson with Linda Hutchinson on your preferred podcast channel.

In this podcast, the host covers:

  • What temptations can cause a relationship to fall off the tracks

  • How to make a marriage protection plan with your spouse

  • How to put up healthy boundaries within a relationship

  • When to seek outside counsel for help rebuilding trust

  • How to analyze your work life balance

  • Why it is necessary to establish values prior to marriage

  • Why the hierarchy of relationships matters, especially for Christians

  • What is required to restructure the hierarchy of a blended family

  • Who is Billy Graham and what rule does he live by

  • Why it is dangerous to have an opposite sex best friend that is not your spouse

  • Why it is important not to have secrets from your spouse

  • How to implement digital safeguards and what red flags to watch out for

  • How sharing the marriage protection plan with someone can help keep you accountable

Headshot of Merrill and Linda Hutchinson, hosts of Rock Solid Radio Podcast
Merrill and Linda Hutchinson, hosts of Rock Solid Radio Podcast


Podcast Quotes:

  • “There's a lot of couples out there who have left their relationship unprotected.” (1:14-1:19 | Linda)

  • “If trust has been broken this is a great way to rebuild trust, rebuild intimacy with you and your significant other.” (4:18-4:24 | Linda)

  • “Sit down as a couple and evaluate your time and the balance between work and home.” (15:11-15:16 | Linda)

  • “For us as Christians, we believe and we have to learn and understand even though it's not comfortable or easy, that God is our number one relationship.” (16:53-17:02 | Merrill)

  • “The idea here is being very careful to show your spouse that they are a priority above the children.” (17:58-18:05 | Merrill)

  • “We cannot know every temptation, but we can certainly start to protect and be thinking about the plans in case temptation comes about.” (24:18-24:26 | Merrill)

  • “Our general rule on phones and these things is, you can look at my phone or my tablet or computer anytime you want.” (30:29-30:37 | Merrill)

About the Podcast Co-Hosts:

To learn more about Merrill and Linda, visit their website (Rock Solid Families).

About Rock Solid Radio Podcast:

Rock Solid Radio is committed to helping educate, equip, and empower families to be all God created them to be! Merrill and Linda Hutchinson began Rock Solid Radio in October of 2018. They have over 70 years of combined experience in teaching, public speaking, counseling, ministry, and coaching. After much prayer, Merrill and Linda made the decision to step down from their full time positions in the church and public school to focus on strengthening families. Both believe that healthy schools, churches, and communities depend on strong and healthy families. This weekly podcast is made possible through the generous financial support of community partners. With the help of local sponsors and the word spreading through listeners like you, Rock Solid Radio is helping to build stronger communities one family at a time!

Listen to, or watch, the full podcast interview by Merrill Hutchinson with Linda Hutchinson on your preferred podcast channel.

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