Complaint or Request #496

Complaint or Request #496

Pam and I have a Coffee Shop Conversation about the question: How often are complaints by your spouse heard as a request?

An email from a husband who repeatedly is looking for ways to get his wife interested in sex, yet is met with phrases like “All you ever think about is sex” or “Quit looking at me like a piece of meat.”

On the Xtended version …

What is it that makes us so afraid of being alone? Does the idea of sitting alone in a room with no distractions terrify you?

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Loneliness #495

Loneliness #495

Dr J.W. Freiberg, “Terry”, joins me to discuss the epidemic of loneliness. It is a far too common issue and has negative results on our health and life.

Learn more about Terry at his site http://thelonelinessbooks.com/

On the Xtended version …

Terry and I continue our conversation about loneliness – in particular the seasons of loneliness that we all will face.

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Don’t Be Ilcliterate #494

Don’t Be Ilcliterate #494

Dr Laurie Mintz joins me again to discuss the route to female orgasms as well as their importance.

Learn more about Laurie here https://www.drlauriemintz.com/

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The Dad Edge #493

The Dad Edge #493

Larry Hagner from Dad Edge Podcast joins me to discuss to role and importance men play in fatherhood, marriage and the world.

Hear more from Larry here https://gooddadproject.com/podcast/

On the Xtended version …

Pam gives me her take on Larry and I’s conversation about men.

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When Was The Last Time… #492

When Was The Last Time… #492

We go through a marriage quiz to see how well we are handling the romantic side of our marriage.

An email from a wife who is growing in self-confidence, yet it’s really disrupting her husband and their marriage. 

On the Xtended version …

There are 7 losing strategies we often use when we don’t get our way. How many of these do you use?

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I Only Orgasm In My Sleep #491

I Only Orgasm In My Sleep #491

Do you spend money like a Millennial?

An email from a wife who experiences orgasms only in her sleep, and is also married to a narcissist.

On the Xtended version …

More questions to ask yourself when you are attempting to address the problems in life, not just alleviate the pain.

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Filming Sex #490

Filming Sex #490

An email from a listener asking for our thoughts on if it’s okay for her and her husband to film one of their sexual encounters.

An email from a husband wanting to know how to find the middle ground between he and his wife’s desire levels.

A wife wants to know how to find sex positive friends.

On the Xtended version …

What’s the difference between seeking help and resources to alleviate the pain in life vs addressing the problems in life?

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Intimacy With Ease #489

Intimacy With Ease #489

On the Regular version of today’s show …

Jessa Zimmerman joins me today to let the SMRNation know about our free webinar – How To Help Your Partner Want More Sex WITHOUT Feeling Pressure or Obligation  – on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 7 PM Central Time. Register for free by clicking here.

Jessa also sticks around to answer some questions from the Nation.

On the Xtended version (which is available to all today) …

Pam and I talk about the impact Dr David Schnarch has had our our marriage and my profession.

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Mental Illness and Marriage #488

Mental Illness and Marriage #488

A conversation with Erin Ramachandran, who along with her husband have founded Mental Health Strong. A resource aimed to help married couples when one spouse suffers from a mental illness.

Hear her story and what they’ve created to help lots of other marriages alongside their own.

On the Xtended version …

Erin and I continue the conversation about what are some practical steps couples who face mental illnesses can take, alone and together.

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Are We All Liars? #487

Are We All Liars? #487

A husband who has struggled with his weight all his life emails to tell us about how his wife has told him she is not attracted to him physically and he’s afraid his marriage may wind up sexless.

A wife emails her surprise to hear how often other married couples have sex because in her marriage  it only happens a handful of times per year.

On the Xtended version …

Why do we lie? Are we all liars? And how do you address the lies your spouse may tell or have told throughout your marriage?

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Indecisiveness #486

Indecisiveness #486

A caller asking how she can help her husband’s performance anxiety issue.

An email from a husband asking about the difference between telling your spouse vs asking.

A wife is wondering if her perspective as the higher desire is wrong.

On the Xtended version …

Indecisiveness in life and sex. Many people face it – how do you confront it better?

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Discernment Counseling #485

Discernment Counseling #485

Dr Marni Feuerman joins me as we discuss the times when couples may need discernment counseling. What is it and how does it work?

Learn more about Dr Marni at her site https://thetalkingsolution.com/

On the Xtended version …

Dr Marni and I continue the conversation by talking about the things we see in couples seeking our help that will get in the way of successful therapy.

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