175: How to Stop Life Stress From Derailing Your Relationship

Ahhhhh! STRESS. If you've never been stressed out you are either, not human, or you've achieved an extreme level of enlightenment and your brain should be studied in a lab. Stress is a natural survival response from millions of years of evolution. It serves us well in some situations, and in others it can be quite destructive. In particular, stress can put a huge damper on the relationships in your life.

2018-11-28T12:34:37+00:00 November 28th, 2018|

173: Are Narcissistic Habits Killing Your Relationship?

Sometimes it feels like we live in the most narcissistic time in history. Selfies are a ‘thing’, social media encourages us to always share how great we are and reality TV thrives off of self promotion. What do you do when narcissistic traits appear in you or your partner? There’s hope on the way and it’s in the form of this podcast! Listen and learn how to deal with narcissistic habits

2018-11-16T00:20:06+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

172: How Childhood Emotional Neglect Affects Our Relationships

Getting in touch with our feelings and emotions is much easier said than done. If we can learn to understand our emotions and where they come from, then we can begin to improve the relationship with ourself and our partner. Childhood trauma and neglect are the root causes of many personal and intrapersonal relationship issues. Listen to today’s amazing show for valuable tips on navigating the minefield of our emotions. In

2018-11-21T14:52:36+00:00 November 8th, 2018|

171: Honesty and Conflict Resolution in Your Relationship

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.

2018-11-01T11:27:19+00:00 October 31st, 2018|

168: Why Talking About Finances Will Improve Your Relationship

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

2018-10-10T07:44:41+00:00 October 10th, 2018|

167: Help! My Partner’s A Control Freak

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

2018-10-02T22:46:58+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|

166: Staying Connected When Life Gets Busy

Life is busy. Work, kids, Netflix, your phone. There are more things than ever pulling us away from our partners. Maintaining connection is a key component of a happy and healthy relationship. Use the actionable tips from today’s episode to stay connected and nurture your relationship. Today’s episode includes: Understanding the importance of greeting your partner when you leave or enter the house and how to do it Creating and implementing

2018-09-25T22:18:17+00:00 September 26th, 2018|

165: Key Tools to Obtain a Healthy Relationship

Why are relationships so damn hard!? Simply put: We weren’t born with all of the tools to live, love and create a life with another human. It takes practice and hard work! Like any good tool box, the more variety of solid tools you have, the better you’ll be able to repair things (your relationship). Listen to this episode’s value bomb of a show to learn key tools to start applying

2018-09-18T22:06:36+00:00 September 19th, 2018|

164: The 15 Minute Relationship Fix

Sound too good to be true? Well...depending on the state of your relationship, you may not fix EVERYTHING in 15 minutes, but this episode will put you well on the path to a happier relationship. Listen and learn the steps to Dr. Black’s 15 minute relationship fix exercise. Learn the 15 minute relationship exercise that guides you and your partner through an ‘emotional conference’ to share your emotions and better understand

2018-09-12T06:08:59+00:00 September 12th, 2018|

163: The Importance of Showing Appreciation In Your Relationship

It’s easy to become complacent in our relationship. The longer we’ve been with someone, the more we often take them for granted. This can feel terrible for both partners and can lead to relationship dissatisfaction and worse. Don’t let feelings of monotony and under appreciation seep into your relationship. Use the simple tips in this episode to make a lasting and positive impact on your relationship. Learn how to compliment your

2018-09-05T20:12:59+00:00 September 5th, 2018|