212: Avoiding Newlywed and Long Term Relationship Pitfalls

Relationships can be relatively easy when you’re in the early stages and all the happy chemicals are flowing. However, things can get quite difficult as time rolls on. Listen to today’s show to learn the conversations you need to have to set your new marriage or long term relationship up for success.

In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How to communicate about finances, sex and work-life balance for long term relationship success
  • The importance of discussing your relationship expectations
  • Warning signs that early relationship issues can carry into the long term
  • Maintaining a couple identity and personal identity in your relationship
  • How to communicate around what you like in bed and frequency of sexual relations
  • And much more!

Jenn Belus has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina. Both her research and clinical work has focused on understanding healthy intimate relationships and working with couples when one or both partners is struggling with mental or physical health problems. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Maryland.

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Episode Links

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