252: Everything You Need To Know About Couples Therapy

In this episode, we talk about the different skills you need to know to improve your relationship. And one of the best ways, no matter what state it's in, is through couples therapy. Listen to today's show to learn what goes on during couples therapy and why you should start going. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Learn the importance of going to therapy before things are 'bad'

2020-05-29T13:49:06-04:00May 29th, 2020|

250: Dealing With Uncertainty

Life is uncertain. Now, more than ever, we're collectively feeling the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to today's how to get great tips for dealing with uncertainty both individually and in your relationship. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: The importance of understanding that things are always uncertain How to cultivate an acceptance of the uncertainty Understanding how we process stress and uncertainty, and why

2020-05-14T22:39:58-04:00May 14th, 2020|

245: Managing Stress & Anxiety During COVID-19

You're not alone if the current crisis is causing you to feel stressed and anxious. Anxiety can manifest itself in many ways that prove detrimental to our own personal health, as well as our relationships. The sense of uncertainty, worrying about the future and the general demands of life are all forms of anxiety. Don’t let anxiety bog you down and negatively affect the relationship with yourself and your partner. In

2020-04-09T10:42:11-04:00April 9th, 2020|

242: The Coronavirus And Your Relationship

The Coronavirus pandemic is on everyone's minds, and is likely adding stress to your life and relationships. Listen to today's show with Dr. Melanie Joy as we discuss how to navigate your personal and relational life specifically during these difficult times. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How to help yourself and your partner feel secure during times of insecurity What to do if your partner does not

2020-03-18T10:29:39-04:00March 18th, 2020|

240: Coercive Control In Relationships

Coercive control is a seriously negative strategy introduced in some relationships. Listen to today's show to understand if you are in a coercive control relationship, and how to navigate this territory. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Coercive control as a strategy for your partner to dominate others through manipulation, isolation and other toxic behaviors How to stand up to a coercive controlling partner How to determine if

2020-03-05T17:50:45-04:00March 5th, 2020|

238: When Sorry Isn’t Enough

Much of a successful relationship involves properly apologizing to your partner and repairing the relationship. Relationships are not necessarily about preventing disagreements and arguments, but apologizing and moving forward positively. Listen to today's show to learn how to apologize the right way! In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Why simply saying you're sorry is usually not enough The five apology languages that you and your partner will likely

2020-02-24T16:42:30-04:00February 24th, 2020|

233: Setting Emotional Boundaries In Your Relationship

  Do you feel like you're constantly on the receiving end of your partner's emotions? In relationships we want to be emotionally available for our partners and maintain healthy communication. However, sometimes emotional boundaries need to be set to help protect your personal mental health and to benefit your relationship. Listen to today's episode to learn how to set healthy emotional boundaries. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

2020-01-17T16:00:38-04:00January 17th, 2020|

229: Conceiving With Love And Chinese Medicine

Trying to conceive with your partner is a big deal. The process of baby making can be fun, but it can also be very stressful on the relationship. Listen to today's episode to learn the best ways to approach the process through both western and Chinese medicine perspectives. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How to avoid conceiving as a job and take the pressure off both partners

2019-12-18T23:26:51-04:00December 18th, 2019|

223: Stop Arguing, Start Connecting

No one wants to be wrong. Two individuals often feel they can't both be 'right' when resolving conflict. Learning to hold the needs and feeling of both partners at the same time is a key element to relationship success. Listen to today's show to learn how to stop arguing and take your relationship from 'me' to 'we'. In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How to prevent moments of

2019-11-05T13:26:40-04:00November 6th, 2019|

220: Finding Clarity On Your Relationship’s Health

Sometimes relationships are toxic and need to end. Whether you're dating or married, there can be a point where you are struggling to find clarity on what you should do in the relationship and if you should allow it to continue. Listen to today's show to give yourself the tools for a relationship checkup and find clarity on if it's a relationship you should stay in. Specific questions to ask yourself

2019-10-17T09:31:19-04:00October 17th, 2019|