In this episode of our marriage podcast Something Like Marriage, we talk about creating safe spaces for loving conversation in your relationship. We cover three main ways to create a loving space – decide your loving guidelines, choose a physical space, and an emotionally safe space. Loving Guidelines Here is an example of the loving guidelines […]
Communication is the foundation of a healthy relationship. On our relationship podcast, we share three decades of stories on learning ways to communicate. Sometimes, Jema just ran away in the red van, but that's a story for another time.
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. […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we discuss our roles in conversation. No one wants to be bad at conversation, especially when we are all trying so hard to understand one another! In the past, we were not doing well with our conversations because we didn’t really understand what each other really […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we unravel simplifying gift giving for couples during the holidays and our history of miscommunication during Christmas. (There may be some miscommunication on the episode, always keeping it real for you.) When we were young, around thirteen, I set my expectations for Jon’s gift giving. He […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we chat about becoming a gentle observer for the holiday season. The holidays are a time to gather with our family, friends, and coworkers. There are social gatherings to attend and eggnog to be drank. A time of joy and chatter. The holidays can also be […]
In this episode of our relationship podcast Something Like Marriage, we discuss why does she keep nagging me? Nagging is the constant harassment to motivate someone to do something, usually in the way you want it done. Being unique individuals in a relationship, we may have different perspectives on the right way to do things. Maybe this […]