In this episode of our marriage podcast Something Like Marriage, I describe living a secret life of shame and sexual anorexia. I had experienced sexuality that was unwanted and confusing when I was young. I had feelings of arousal, fear, and shame like Jon described on I Feel Uncomfortable Talking About Sex that I dealt with […]
Something Like Marriage podcast is about loving yourself, creating a healthy relationship, and sharing it all in your parenting. We enjoy answering relationship questions from our listeners that make us ponder our own relationship over coffee or wine depending on the difficulty of the topic as we travel with our family living in an RV.
In this episode of our marriage podcast Something Like Marriage, we discuss how I feel uncomfortable talking about sex. Sex was not really a topic we had practice talking about with anyone. While Jon was caught up in a cycle of abstinence and binging, I was in my own cycle of repression and avoiding. Jon’s work […]
In this episode of our marriage podcast Something Like Marriage, we talk about why do men hide their feelings. We also relate how men and women are alike in not sharing their vulnerable feelings such as sadness, shame, guilt, and fear. Culture seems to have a role to play in what are acceptable emotions for a […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we discuss letting go of the outcome. We took the family to Cedar Point, the roller coaster capital of the world! The favorite ride was Steel Vengeance, their new hybrid coaster built from wood and steel. I could get all carried away with the fun we […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we chat about anxiety. “I can’t hear you over my anxiety” was a phrase our son told us during a conversation. It has become a fun way to express how powerful anxiety can be in our lives when it demands to be heard. Anxious thoughts like […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we share our journey from having separate sex lives to learning to talk about sex. At the beginning of our relationship, we kept our sexuality to ourselves and crossed paths to have sex. We didn’t discuss it or really share with one another our inner desires. […]