Communication and smart conflict resolution are extremely important in any relationship. You know this! Yet we all struggle with these things too often (at least Sarah and I do). This episode is a gold mine of valuable information for navigating communication and conflict resolution. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Is honesty always the best policy? The importance of making your partner feel that the conversation is important.
Just be yourself. Easier said than done in this mixed up and sometimes crazy world. Gender roles, stereotypes, expectations and culture all shape how we see ourselves. The search for your authentic self can help improve your relationship in ways you never thought imaginable. Listen to today's episode and learn! In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Understanding how gender roles and stereotypes can shape how we perceive ourselves
It's easy to lower our self worth in a relationship. Maybe it's because you are so madly in love you'll do just about anything for your partner — no matter how bad they treat you. Maybe they don't treat you terribly, but you have this itch that makes you think they should be treating you better. Listen to today's show to learn how to communicate and get the love you deserve!
Dollars and cents don't sound like the most romantic relationship topic for your next date night. However, properly communicating about finances in committed relationships is a key tool for relationship happiness. Listen to today's show to learn how and why you need to talk finances with your partner. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How communicating about your budget can create more intimacy. Why it's a good thing
Today's episode is the most honest and open conversation we've had on this podcast to date. We're no different than any other couple when it comes to relationship issues. We've dealt with control issues in our relationship, and we were happy to talk through our struggles with the help of today's guest, Wendi Dumbroff. Listen to today's show if you want an honest and useful conversation about how to deal with
Are we ever really ready to get married or have kids? It’s a big question! There are some key things we need to ask ourselves in order to make a well informed, smart decision regarding these big life decisions. Listen to today’s show to learn how to ask the right questions. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Why it’s important that you not seek a partner to ‘complete
Understanding our romantic personality can help us find the love of our lives or better navigate an existing relationship. In today’s episode, Dr. Alex Avila takes Chase and Sarah through exercises to determine their own personality types, and show how they match (or don’t!). Listen to today’s show to better understand yourself and your current or future partner. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: The four personality types
Research consistently found that it takes four positive comments to recover from one negative comment from a partner. That ratio means that criticism is a highly ineffective way of communicating in your relationship with your partner. In this episode, Dr. Julie Colwell teaches how to shift out of toxic relationship patterns such as reactive brain, blame and criticism and instead, show appreciation for our partner. Dr. Julie Colwell is a psychologist
Trust is one of the hardest things to earn and easiest to lose in a relationship. If you’ve been lied to or if you have lied to your partner, this episode is for you. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Why trust is so hard to get back in a relationship The three important stages for rebuilding trust How to create accountability in your relationship Forgiving your partner