120: Esther Perel Talks Infidelity and Modern Relationships

Infidelity is something that can affect both unhappy, and seemingly happy relationships. That's right, research has shown a significant number of partners are cheating while in a happy relationship. Esther Perel breaks down how to deal with infidelity and a range of other relationship topics that we know you'll enjoy. Esther is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships, and we couldn't have been happier

2017-11-08T14:46:00+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

117: Why Making Excuses Hurts Your Relationship

It's easy to rationalize the negative ways we talk or act toward our partner. In fact, rationalizing bad behavior often leads to conflict and the eroding of a relationship. Listen to this episode to learn why excuses and rationalizations creep into even the best of marriages, and how help couples identify and eliminate them. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Learn why it's so hard to be

2017-10-18T10:11:19+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

115: Great Expectations

When expectations in your relationship don’t meet reality, disappointment is bound to happen. Whether you find yourself struggling with too high or too low expectations, finding the balance is key to being happier and more satisfied in your relationship. Listen to today’s show with Dr. Sarah Vannier to learn how to manage expectations and avoid disappointment in your relationship. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How creating

2017-10-11T10:02:08+00:00 October 4th, 2017|

114: Is Your Partner In Love With Their Phone?

We all know our relationships would benefit from limiting the amount of time we spend on our phones. So, why is it so damn hard to put the phone down!? The average person spends about 4 hours each day on their phone - 4 HOURS! What if we spent 10% of that time nurturing our relationship? That's 10 full hours a month that can be dedicated to date nights. Yes, please!

2017-10-11T10:04:12+00:00 September 27th, 2017|

108: Is Facebook Damaging Your Relationship?

Dr. Zack Carter is an assistant professor of communication at Taylor University. His teaching and research efforts are conducted through the lens of social psychology. His areas of expertise are marriage fidelity, relationship development/management, the self, nonverbal communication, persuasion, social influence, and social media. Specifically, Dr. Carter is passionate about helping married couples, and those looking to marry, avoid blind spots in their communication with the opposite sex, face-to-face, online, and

2017-09-09T13:11:18+00:00 August 16th, 2017|

105: Dealing with Emotional Triggers and Thinking Separately

Dr. Ilene S. Cohen, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist and blogger, and teaches in the Department of Counseling at Barry University. Shes a regular contributor to Psychology Today, and her work has appeared in Psych Central and Tiny Buddha. Her practice is fueled by her passion for helping people achieve their goals, build a strong sense of self and lead fulfilling and meaningful lives. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics

2017-07-26T03:54:45+00:00 July 26th, 2017|

92: Dividing Housework In A Modern Relationship

Stephen Marche is the author of  The Unmade Bed (2017), The Hunger of the Wolf (2015), Love and the Mess We’re In (2013), How Shakespeare Changed Everything (2012), Shining at the Bottom of the Sea (2007) and Raymond and Hannah (2005). He currently writes “A Thousand Words About Our Culture,” a monthly column for Esquire magazine, in addition to opinion pieces for The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, The

2017-04-26T18:00:11+00:00 April 26th, 2017|

86: Building Loving Relationships 101

Dr. Alexandra Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University, and the author of Loving Bravely: Twenty Lessons of Self-Discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want. She received her PhD in Counseling Psychology and a graduate certificate in Gender Studies from Northwestern University in 2001. In addition to teaching and training marriage

2017-03-03T14:53:02+00:00 March 1st, 2017|

78: Evolved To Love

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddhas Brain, Just One Thing and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom,

2017-04-25T15:54:19+00:00 January 12th, 2017|

66: Build A Deeper Relationship

On today's episode we welcome Shawn Schweier to the show. Shawn is a personal development expert specializing in Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He runs the largest active NLP community in Denver and is focused most on helping others create successful relationships. He has been called the inner mind mentor and is a master at communicating, but he hasn't always been successful. Before he was in a place of loneliness and he had trouble

2017-04-25T17:12:54+00:00 December 1st, 2016|