352: How To Navigate Narcissism In Relationships

When narcissism rears its ugly head, it can have extremely detrimental effects on your relationship. Listen to today's show for an in depth look at how narcissism can negatively impact your relationship and how to navigate it. In this episode with Darlene Lancer LMFT, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Is there such a thing as 'healthy' narcissism? The 5 characteristics of narcissism How to recognize abuse in your relationship What to

2022-05-14T14:51:41-04:00May 14th, 2022|

349: The Best Ways To Navigate Divorce

We're a relationship advice podcast that wants to help you improve your relationships. A harsh reality is that sometimes a relationship will end in a breakup, separation or divorce. We still want to give you the tools to navigate these endings in the best way possible. Listen to today's show to learn how to navigate a divorce in the healthiest way possible. In this episode with Kelly Frawley and Emily Pollock,

2022-04-18T11:52:22-04:00April 20th, 2022|

348: Listen Better And Improve Your Relationship

Feeling heard in our relationships is one of the best feelings we can have. However, most of us have never been taught how to be a good listener for our friends, family and romantic partners. Listen to today's show to learn how to become a better listener and begin improving your relationships right away! In this episode with Terri Lonowski, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Why listening is so important to a

2022-04-13T11:37:11-04:00April 13th, 2022|

347: Are You In A Toxic Relationship?

Understanding the difference between a healthy and a toxic relationship is an important distinction to be able to make. Perhaps you think you're in a healthy relationship, but in fact you're not. Listen to today's show to learn what makes a healthy relationship and what makes a relationship toxic.  In this episode with Dr. Ludy Green, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How a lack of trust can create a toxic

2022-04-11T19:12:27-04:00April 11th, 2022|

346: Consensual Non-Monogamy Overview And Tips!

A full one-fifth of the United States has engaged in consensual non-monogamy (CNM) at some point in their lives, and 29 percent of adults under thirty today consider open relationships to be morally acceptable—yet there are few resources to turn to when it comes to navigating this more non-traditional and explorative territory. That's why Kate Loree has written a book and dedicated much of her professional life to assisting individuals and couples

2022-03-31T10:54:11-04:00March 31st, 2022|

345: From Survive To Thrive

We all want to live our lives to the fullest potential, but sometimes it's hard! Mental illness, depression and just being human can wear on our ability to thrive in this life. Listen to today's episode for tips on how to go from merely surviving to thriving! In this episode with Dr. Margaret Chisolm, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Understanding the difference between languishing and flourishing The best self talk when feeling

2022-03-21T17:56:41-04:00March 23rd, 2022|

344: When You Have Kids Out Of Wedlock

Nearly 50% of all kids born in the United States are born out of wedlock! Co-parenting, legal challenges and much more can cause all kinds of problems in this situation. Listen to today's show to learn how to best navigate having a kid with someone who you never intended to be in a relationship with or are no longer in a relationship with. In this episode with Jim Braz, we discuss

2022-03-16T13:25:03-04:00March 16th, 2022|

343: Lessons From 30 Years Of Marriage

Long term relationships take work and who better to learn from than a couple who has been married for nearly 30 years? Listen to today's show to learn a range of valuable insights into how we can better navigate our relationships. In this episode with George and Vanessa Naum, we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How we can miscommunicate and how to fix it The importance of talking about the things that make

2022-03-09T16:18:48-04:00March 9th, 2022|

342: Criticism In Relationships

There's good reason that the Gottman Institute includes criticism in the Four Horsemen that can lead to the demise of a relationship. Listen to today's show to learn how to deal with this area that can lead to the end of your relationship. In this episode with Dr. Jessica Higgins we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Why criticism is common in today's world How our partners can use criticism as a

2022-03-03T08:40:15-04:00March 3rd, 2022|

341: Essential Relationship Skills

The more tools we can access to improve our relationships the better. We're big fans of actionable tips that you can begin to apply to your relationship immediately. Today's episode is full of things you can implement now to start improving your relationship right away! In this episode with Joneen Mackenzie and Lauren Reitsema we discuss relationship advice topics that include: The keys to productive communication starting with how to understand what it is you need to

2022-02-23T12:17:25-04:00February 23rd, 2022|