You can choose your friends but not your family....so the saying goes. For some of us, family is fun and a joy to be around. For others, not so much. In either case, relationship dynamics with our parents and extended families can create pressure and stress on our marriage or relationship. Listen to today's show to learn how to deal with family challenges and not let them negatively affect your relationship.
Sexual fantasy can play a large role in a relationship and individual sexuality. However, there's often a fair amount of shame around sexuality and sexual fantasies. Listen to today's show to learn how to explore your own fantasies and share them with your partner. You just might learn a few fun new things about each other and perhaps your fantasy will turn to reality! Today's show topics include: How to work
Each individual has a role in a relationship. Maybe you take out the trash and your partner handles the dishes, or you're the primary caretaker of the kids while your partner is the primary income earner. Whatever your relationship roles, sometimes they get out of balance and create points of stress and conflict. Listen to today's show to learn how to navigate these issues and rebalance your relationship. How to address
ADHD is a mental health condition that can negatively impact your relationship and often goes undiagnosed in adults. Distractability, poor listening and disorganization are just a few signs of adult ADHD. It's important to understand the mental condition and its affects on your relationship. Whether or not you or your partner has ADHD, you'll find many useful relationship tips in this episode. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
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.
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
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
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.
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