185: Apologize Like You Mean It

Apologies are more than just a tool to help you and your partner move on from a difficult situation. They’re a way to mend an emotional hurt and keep a relationship strong. But how you apologize is extremely important. Simply saying, "I'm sorry", can feel insincere and often make the relationship conflict worse. Listen to today's show to learn how to apologize like you mean it. In this episode we discuss relationship

2019-02-13T11:22:10+00:00 February 13th, 2019|

184: Recovering From Betrayal In Relationships

You betrayed me! Those are three words no one wants to say or hear. Whether it's with a close friend, romantic partner or family member, betrayal can feel terrible. Listen to today's show to learn how to deal with betrayal in relationships. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Why betrayal can feel like a punch in the gut and how to ease the hurt. Learn the things to

2019-02-06T23:11:38+00:00 February 6th, 2019|

181: Can I Be Friends With My Ex?

It's one of the cliche relationship situations that everyone seems to have a strong opinion on. Can we be friends with our ex's or members of the opposite sex? Of course we can! However, the answer is not always simple. Sometimes the answer is NO WAY! Listen to today's episode to navigate the minefield of friendship with ex-lovers and the opposite sex when you're currently in a relationship. In this episode

2019-01-18T12:48:27+00:00 January 18th, 2019|

153: Dealing With An Addict You Love

Addiction is a disease that can be incredibly difficult on a relationship. It’s hard to know when you are enabling or helping your partner. Navigating the world of addiction is a difficult prospect for even the strongest individuals. Listen to today’s show to learn how to deal with the addict in your life. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: The key distinction between supporting or enabling and

2018-06-27T06:08:58+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

150: Navigating Finances In Your Relationship

No one wants to think about divorce or death. Deny it all we want, one happens 50% of the time and the other 100%! Understanding the legal financial side of relationships is an important part of creating a successful relationship or marriage. Listen to today’s episode to learn how to get your finances in order! In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Understanding a prenup and it’s legal

2018-06-05T21:07:43+00:00 June 6th, 2018|

125: When Two Worlds Collide – Dating and Parenting

Being a single or divorced parent and dating can be difficult. Whether you are dating someone with kids, or you yourself have kids from a previous relationship, these circumstances present all kinds of potential problems. Learn how to navigate these issues with a world's leading expert on resilience and family dynamics. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Learn how to create structure for your kids to help

2018-02-24T18:08:17+00:00 December 13th, 2017|

118: Bad Breakups: Learn How Past Relationships Shape Who We Are

Chances are you've been through a breakup at some point in your life. Whether it was a recent and difficult breakup, or a high school sweetheart from years ago, these events shape who we are and how we form new relationships. Learning how to accept and validate your feelings is critical to moving on and forming a new happy and healthy relationship. Listen to today's show to learn how to examine

2018-02-24T18:13:51+00:00 October 25th, 2017|

116: Affair Proof Your Relationship

The incidence of infidelity in the United States is greater than 50%. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that we're doing something wrong. A huge part of preventing infidelity is communication with your partner. For example, have you communicated your deepest sexual desires to your partner without fear of judgement? Today's show will outline the steps to share feelings like this and to affair proof your relationship. In this

2018-02-24T18:15:55+00:00 October 11th, 2017|

107: Rethinking Marriage

Vicki Larson is an award-winning journalist in the San Francisco Bay Area and Susan Pease Gadoua is a licensed therapist based in the San Francisco Bay Area and author of "Contemplating Divorce, A Step-by-Step Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go" and "Stronger Day by Day: Reflections for Healing and Rebuilding After Divorce ." Together they wrote "The New I Do: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists and Rebels". In this

2018-02-24T18:24:01+00:00 August 9th, 2017|

67: Treat Your Partner How They Want To Be Treated

In today's episode we are joined by Senior Chief Darek Laviolette US Navy SEAL (ret). Darek served 24 years of active duty, 9 combat deployments and received the Bronze Star with Valor. However, Darek's most proud work is helping men and women through rough spots in their marriages. His book A Seal to Heal Your Marriage helps with just that. In today’s episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How Darek's experience

2018-03-06T23:03:29+00:00 December 6th, 2016|