Trust is one of the hardest things to earn and easiest to lose in a relationship. If you’ve been lied to or if you have lied to your partner, this episode is for you.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Why trust is so hard to get back in a relationship
  • The three important stages for rebuilding trust
  • How to create accountability in your relationship
  • Forgiving your partner and moving forward in the relationship
  • White lies and the negative effects they can have
  • And much more!

Paul holds two Masters degrees and has worked with hundreds of men, women, and couples for the last 14 years as a professional counselor. Paul and Shannon have enjoyed 25 years of marriage and have successfully raised 4 kids together. They’ve lived in Portland, Oregon most of their married life. They’re the founders of, an online library of marriage tools that will show you how to fight less, feel understood, and enjoy a deeper connection with your spouse.

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