Expectations

Stop Saying, "I Don't Know!" with Celeste Davis

Stop Saying, "I Don't Know!" with Celeste Davis

In today’s podcast, I sit down with Celeste Davis, the creator of the Marriage Laboratory. We talk about eliminating phrases from our vocabulary that don’t help us get what we want - specifically the phrase, “I don’t know.” And don’t forget to check out Celeste and her husband, Rich’s podcast, Marriage Theraoke, where they provide much-needed relationship counseling to famous pop songs.

Grudges are good! With Dr. Mark Chamberlain

Grudges are good! With Dr. Mark Chamberlain

This week I got to sit down with Dr. Mark Chamberlain. Mark has PhD in Clinical Psychology and specializes in helping people navigate the process of forgiveness, specifically in situations where it’s really hard, like when one member of the partnership struggles with addiction. You can listen to our conversation in the podcast above and get more details on forgiveness in the post below…

Do you expect too much from your partner? With Logan Ury

Do you expect too much from your partner? With Logan Ury

“...We come to one person, and we basically are asking them to give us what once an entire village used to provide. Give me belonging, give me identity, give me continuity, but give me transcendence and mystery and awe all in one. Give me comfort, give me edge. Give me novelty, give me familiarity. Give me predictability, give me surprise. And we think it's a given, and toys and lingerie are going to save us with that.”

–Esther Perel