The Marriage Podcast for Smart People

The Marriage Podcast for Smart People

Caleb & Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele

© Caleb & Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele, 2019. For personal self-help use only.

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The Marriage Podcast for Smart People

With over 1,000,000 downloads...we have the research, the truth, and the answers you're looking for. You’re not satisfied with your marriage. You’re afraid of ending up alone--but married. Or maybe you fear losing your marriage entirely. Look, we know how tough marriage can be but, like you, we believe marriage should be forever. Many have told us that these weekly shows have helped them to create a marriage they love today and they’re going to treasure for a lifetime. You can see their comments in our reviews. Listen, you don’t have to be unhappy in your marriage. Or alone. Or even considering divorce. Start your marriage towards enjoyment and security today: first, subscribe to our podcast. Second, get our worksheets and other bonus content via Patreon. Third, build a thriving, passionate marriage! Who are we? Caleb has his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy and brings you solid, research-based marriage advice once a week through this show. Verlynda keeps his two feet firmly planted on planet Earth! Together, we bring you The Marriage Podcast for Smart People from
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How Curiosity Deepens Intimacy May 15, 2019 Listen Download
How Irreducibility Deepens Intimacy in Marriage May 8, 2019 Listen Download
How Vulnerability Deepens Intimacy in Marriage May 1, 2019 Listen Download
How Couples Can Grow Spiritually…Together Apr 24, 2019 Listen Download
Cognitive Biases in Marriage: Reactance, Mood and Confirmation Apr 17, 2019 Listen Download
Cognitive Biases in Marriage: Cognitive Spotlight, Illusion of Transparency & Availability Heuristic Apr 10, 2019 Listen Download
How To Make The Most of an Unhappy Marriage Apr 3, 2019 Listen Download
When Your Spouse Doesn’t Share Your Faith Mar 27, 2019 Listen Download
When Your Spouse Has Let Him/Herself Go and You Are Not Attracted Mar 20, 2019 Listen Download
How Shift Work Impacts Marriage And What To Do About It Mar 13, 2019 Listen Download
Here’s The Best Thing You Can Do After a Fight With Your Spouse Mar 6, 2019 Listen Download
How To Help Your Husband Through His Man Cold Feb 27, 2019 Listen Download
How Losing a Child Impacts Marriage Feb 20, 2019 Listen Download
The Abusive Wife Feb 13, 2019 Listen Download
How Generosity Could Transform Your Marriage Feb 6, 2019 Listen Download
When Others Don’t See Your Spouse as Abusive Jan 30, 2019 Listen Download
OYF218: When Your Spouse is in Victim Mode Jan 23, 2019 Listen Download
OYF217: Coming to Terms With Your Unexpected Pregnancy Jan 16, 2019 Listen Download
OYF216: Relational OCD Jan 9, 2019 Listen Download
OYF215: How And When To Tell Your Wife About Your Porn Addiction Jan 2, 2019 Listen Download
OYF214: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the Impact on Marriage Dec 26, 2018 Listen Download
OYF213: Couples Living With Extended Family Dec 19, 2018 Listen Download
OYF212: Working Through Betrayal Trauma Dec 12, 2018 Listen Download
OYF211: Is Your Own Sexual History Dragging You Down? Dec 5, 2018 Listen Download
OYF210: Things To Think About Before You Start Making Babies Nov 28, 2018 Listen Download
OYF209: Betrayed by Your Husband? 5 Things You Need to Know Nov 21, 2018 Listen Download
OYF208: How Your Theology Impacts Your Sex Life Nov 14, 2018 Listen Download
OYF207 Four Ways To Create More Intimacy In Your Marriage Nov 7, 2018 Listen Download
OYF206 The Top 10 Rules for Fair Fighting Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
OYF205 A Husband’s Guide to Ejaculatory Control Oct 24, 2018 Listen Download
OYF204 How To Break Out of The Same Old Arguments Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
OYF203 About Showing Honor To Your Wife (1 Peter 3:7) Oct 10, 2018 Listen Download
OYF202 I Am a Virgin and My Fiancee is Not Oct 3, 2018 Listen Download
OYF201 Infertility And Its Impact on Marriage Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
OYF200 How Working from Home Impacts Your Marriage Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
OYF199 Do You Compete With Your Spouse? Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
OYF198 Why a Child Centred Family is Bad for Everyone Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
OYF197 Figure Out What Your Spouse is Actually Upset About Aug 29, 2018 Listen Download
OYF196 How To Get Your Husband (or Wife) Into Marriage Counselling Aug 22, 2018 Listen Download
195 How To Handle Chronic Health Problems in Marriage Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
OYF194 The Hidden Costs of Marriage Problems Aug 8, 2018 Listen Download
OYF193 Holding Onto Self Worth When Your Spouse is Overly Critical Aug 1, 2018 Listen Download
OYF192 The Top 5 Benefits of Creating a Happy Marriage Jul 18, 2018 Listen Download
OYF191 How Much Joy Is in Your Marriage? Jul 11, 2018 Listen Download
OYF190 What To Do When Your Spouse Has Been Sexually Abused Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
OYF189 When Your Spouse Is a Chronic Liar Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download
OYF188 How to Increase the Love You Feel Towards Your Spouse Jun 20, 2018 Listen Download
OYF187 The Art and Science of Hugging Jun 13, 2018 Listen Download
OYF186 What is Love Addiction? Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
OYF185 How to Be Assertive With Your Spouse May 30, 2018 Listen Download
OYF184 Is Therapeutic Separation a Good Idea? May 23, 2018 Listen Download
OYF183 How Your Parent’s Alcoholism Affects Your Marriage May 16, 2018 Listen Download
OYF182: So Your Spouse Has ADHD May 9, 2018 Listen Download
OYF181: How To Get Your Abusive Husband Into Therapy…Safely Apr 25, 2018 Listen Download
OYF180: The Low-Down on Nagging (without any shaming!) Apr 11, 2018 Listen Download
OYF179: Admiration is One Key to a Stable, Happy Marriage Apr 4, 2018 Listen Download
OYF178: How To Get Your Flirt (Back) On… When You Have 3 Kids, a Dog and a Mortgage Mar 28, 2018 Listen Download
OYF177: Got a Sarcasm Problem In Your Marriage? Mar 21, 2018 Listen Download
OYF176: So Your Husband Ogles Other Women… Mar 14, 2018 Listen Download
175: Is Your Career Ruining Your Marriage? Mar 7, 2018 Listen Download
174: Are You A Loyal Spouse? Feb 28, 2018 Listen Download
173: Defensiveness in Marriage Feb 21, 2018 Listen Download
172: Don’t Let Resentment Sink Your Marriage Feb 14, 2018 Listen Download
171: How Marriage Counselling Works Feb 7, 2018 Listen Download
170: So Your Spouse Has Mental Health Problems Jan 31, 2018 Listen Download
169: How To Be A More Grateful Spouse Jan 24, 2018 Listen Download
168: Help! My Spouse is a Narcissist! Jan 10, 2018 Listen Download
167: What Makes Christmas Merry for Marriages? Dec 20, 2017 Listen Download
166: Pornography and Sex Trafficking Dec 13, 2017 Listen Download
165: Loving Your Spouse’s Kids Dec 6, 2017 Listen Download
164: A Husband’s Guide to Spiritual Leadership Nov 29, 2017 Listen Download
OYF163: How Pornography Impacts Marriages Nov 22, 2017 Listen Download
Why You Keep Misinterpreting Your Spouse Nov 15, 2017 Listen Download
161: Fighting For Your Military Marriage Nov 8, 2017 Listen Download
OYF160: How Much Foreplay Does Your Wife Really Need? Nov 1, 2017 Listen Download
OYF159: What To Do When Your Folks Do Not Like Your Spouse Oct 25, 2017 Listen Download
Announcing our Marriage Cruise! Oct 20, 2017 Listen Download
OYF158: Long Distance Marriage – Do’s and Do Not’s Oct 18, 2017 Listen Download
OYF157: How to Beat Empty Nest Syndrome Oct 11, 2017 Listen Download
OYF156: What is Trauma Bonding? Oct 4, 2017 Listen Download
OYF155: How Does Wealth Affect Marriage? Sep 27, 2017 Listen Download
OYF154: Q&A on a Disconnected Marriage and Shared Leisure Sep 20, 2017 Listen Download
OYF153: Q&A on Boundaries and PISD Sep 13, 2017 Listen Download
OYF152: Do I Have to Care About My Spouse’s Hobbies? Sep 6, 2017 Listen Download
OYF151: Dealing with Age Difference in Marriage Aug 30, 2017 Listen Download
OYF150: Creating Purpose in Your Marriage Aug 23, 2017 Listen Download
OYF149: Remarriage After Bereavement Aug 16, 2017 Listen Download
OYF148: Help! My Spouse is a Perfectionist! Aug 9, 2017 Listen Download
OYF147: Am I a Sex Addict? Aug 2, 2017 Listen Download
OYF146: Learn to Date Your Spouse Again Jul 26, 2017 Listen Download
OYF145: The Neuroscience of Dating (Your Spouse) Jul 19, 2017 Listen Download
OYF144: Is Fear Wrecking Your Marriage? Jul 12, 2017 Listen Download
OYF143: When Introverts Marry Extroverts Jul 5, 2017 Listen Download
OYF142: How Does Menopause Affect Marriage? Jun 28, 2017 Listen Download
OYF141: How to Porn-Proof Your Marriage Jun 21, 2017 Listen Download
OYF140: Is It Even Possible to Have a Happy Marriage? Jun 14, 2017 Listen Download
OYF139: The Essentials of a Successful Cross-Cultural Marriage Jun 7, 2017 Listen Download
OYF138: Can You Fix Your Marriage Without Dredging Up The Past? May 31, 2017 Listen Download
OYF137: How Much PDA is OK? May 24, 2017 Listen Download
OYF136: Why a Fair Division of Labor is Important in Marriage May 17, 2017 Listen Download
OYF135: A Marriage Survival Guide for Parents with Toddlers May 10, 2017 Listen Download
OYF134: 2 Questions To Think About Before You End Your Marriage May 3, 2017 Listen Download
OYF133: My Husband Is Not an Emotional Guy Apr 26, 2017 Listen Download
OYF132: Why Every Couple Needs to Pray Together Apr 19, 2017 Listen Download
OYF131: What To Do When You’ve Just Discovered Your Husband’s Porn Habit Apr 12, 2017 Listen Download
OYF130: The Impact of Trauma on Marital Sexuality Apr 5, 2017 Listen Download
OYF129: Is Trauma Impacting Your Marriage? Mar 29, 2017 Listen Download
OYF128: The Best Sex Happens Inside Marriage Mar 22, 2017 Listen Download
OYF127: Why You’re Using the Love Languages All Wrong Mar 15, 2017 Listen Download
OYF126: Post Infidelity Stress Disorder Mar 8, 2017 Listen Download
OYF125: When to Leave (or Stay In) an Abusive Marriage [3 of 3] Feb 22, 2017 Listen Download
OYF124: Can Abusive Husbands Change? [2 of 3] Feb 15, 2017 Listen Download
OYF123: Is My Husband Abusive? [1 of 3] Feb 8, 2017 Listen Download
OYF122: Stop Bottling Up Stuff In Your Marriage Feb 1, 2017 Listen Download
OYF121: Emotional Intimacy is the Key to Great Sex Jan 25, 2017 Listen Download
OYF120: Overcoming Infidelity: 30 Days to Recovery Oct 12, 2016 Listen Download
OYF119: Why You Can’t Trust Your Spouse Oct 5, 2016 Listen Download
OYF118: What to Talk About on Your Next Date Sep 28, 2016 Listen Download
OYF117: How to Appreciate Your Spouse Sep 21, 2016 Listen Download
OYF116: Your Marriage Needs an Intimacy Checkup Sep 14, 2016 Listen Download
OYF115: So You Stayed Married Just for the Kids’ Sake, Now What? Sep 7, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A008: I Want To Fix Our Marriage and He Doesn’t. Now What? Aug 31, 2016 Listen Download
QA007: My Spouse is Flaunting Him/Herself on Social Media Aug 24, 2016 Listen Download
QA006 Extreme Sex Drive and Infidelity From Testosterone Therapy? Aug 17, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A005: After Infidelity, How Do I Trust My Husband Again? Aug 10, 2016 Listen Download
QA004: If My Husband is a Sex Addict, Should I Divorce Him? Aug 3, 2016 Listen Download
QA003: My Husband’s Sexual History Is Affecting Our Intimacy Jul 27, 2016 Listen Download
QA2 My Wife Won’t Stop the Affair. How Do I Save My Marriage? Jul 20, 2016 Listen Download
Q&A001: How Can I Help My Wife Be More Trusting? Jul 13, 2016 Listen Download
OYF114: Hectic Life + Happily Married: Is It Possible? Jul 6, 2016 Listen Download
OYF113: If Your Spouse Is Too Jealous Jun 29, 2016 Listen Download
OYF112: Find Yourself in a Roommate Marriage? Jun 22, 2016 Listen Download
OYF111: Is My Marriage Beyond Recovery? Jun 15, 2016 Listen Download
OYF110: Why You’re Not Getting Enough Sex and What To Do About It Jun 8, 2016 Listen Download
OYF109: 10 Sure-Fire Ways To Make Time For Each Other in a Crazy Busy Marriage Jun 1, 2016 Listen Download
OYF108: How to Create More Intimacy in Your Marriage May 25, 2016 Listen Download
OYF107: Codependency in Marriage: What It Is and What To Do About It May 18, 2016 Listen Download
OYF106: What To Do When Your Spouse Offends You May 11, 2016 Listen Download
OYF105: 3 Things To Talk About Every Day May 4, 2016 Listen Download
OYF104: How to Recover From Betrayal Apr 27, 2016 Listen Download
OYF103: Fight The Problem – Not Each Other! Apr 20, 2016 Listen Download
OYF102: 3 Essential Principles for Successful In-Law Relationships Apr 13, 2016 Listen Download
OYF101: Always Fighting About the Kids? Apr 6, 2016 Listen Download
OYF100: 100 Episodes of The Marriage Podcast for Smart People! Mar 30, 2016 Listen Download
OYF099: Making Time For Your Spouse: 2 Strategies That Actually Work Mar 23, 2016 Listen Download
OYF098: Phone Addiction is the New Alcoholism Mar 16, 2016 Listen Download
OYF097: Do Opposites Attract? Here’s the Research Mar 9, 2016 Listen Download
OYF096: Why Christian Couples Feel Guilty About Sex Mar 2, 2016 Listen Download
OYF095: Power Struggles in Marriage: Your Styles May Be the Problem Feb 24, 2016 Listen Download
OYF094: The One Thing Every Distressed Marriage is Doing Wrong Feb 17, 2016 Listen Download
OYF093: Sex Drive – Differences Can Be a Problem Feb 10, 2016 Listen Download
OYF092: What To Do When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want To Work On The Marriage Feb 3, 2016 Listen Download
OYF091: How To Support Your Spouse During Hard Times Jan 27, 2016 Listen Download
OYF090: Social Media is Destroying Your Marriage Jan 20, 2016 Listen Download
OYF089: How to Ramp Up Positivity in Your Marriage Jan 13, 2016 Listen Download
OYF088B: How Body Image Issues Can Ruin Your Sex Life – Part 2 Jan 7, 2016 Listen Download
OYF088A: How Body Image Issues Can Ruin Your Sex Life – Part 1 Jan 5, 2016 Listen Download
OYF087: Self-Care Is Marriage Care Dec 16, 2015 Listen Download
OYF086: Respect vs. Contempt – Heart of Marriage Series (5 of 5) Dec 9, 2015 Listen Download
OYF085: Sacrifice vs. Entitlement – Heart of Marriage Series (4 of 5) Dec 2, 2015 Listen Download
OYF084: Loneliness vs. Intimacy – Heart of Marriage Series (3 of 5) Nov 25, 2015 Listen Download
OYF083: Acceptance vs. Rejection – Heart of Marriage Series (2 of 5) Nov 18, 2015 Listen Download
OYF082: Commitment vs. Abandonment – Heart of Marriage Series (1 of 5) Nov 11, 2015 Listen Download
OYF081: Who Wears The Pants In Your Marriage? Nov 4, 2015 Listen Download
OYF080: Husband Doesn’t Help With The Kids? It Could Be Your Fault! Oct 28, 2015 Listen Download
OYF079: How To Help Your Spouse’s Anxiety Oct 21, 2015 Listen Download
OYF078: How To Rebuild Your Marriage After An Affair Oct 14, 2015 Listen Download
OYF077: Parenting For The Benefit Of Your Marriage Oct 7, 2015 Listen Download
OYF076: Religiosity Won’t Help Your Marriage Sep 30, 2015 Listen Download
OYF075: Talk About It Sooner Before It’s a Big Deal Sep 23, 2015 Listen Download
OYF074: The Three Best Ways to Ruin Your Husband’s Day Sep 16, 2015 Listen Download
OYF073: The Three Best Ways to Ruin Your Wife’s Day Sep 9, 2015 Listen Download
OYF072: Don’t Take Your Marriage For Granted: 5 Strategies to Keep Things Fresh Sep 2, 2015 Listen Download
OYF071: Back to School! What About Your Marriage? Aug 26, 2015 Listen Download
OYF070: Every Couple Needs a Graffiti Tag Aug 19, 2015 Listen Download
OYF069: Sticky Notes Are The Best Love Notes Aug 12, 2015 Listen Download
OYF068: 50 Romantic Text Messages to Send to Your Spouse Aug 5, 2015 Listen Download
OYF067: How To Create and Deliver a Legendary Wedding Speech Jul 29, 2015 Listen Download
OYF066: Marla Cilley Interview: The FlyLady Helped Our Home and Will Help Yours Too! Jul 22, 2015 Listen Download
OYF065: How to Rebuild Trust in Your Marriage Jul 15, 2015 Listen Download
OYF064: Healthy Marriage Without Good Role Models Jul 8, 2015 Listen Download
OYF063: How to Reduce Debt: Part 5 Jul 1, 2015 Listen Download
OYF062: Budgeting for the Big Stuff (Part 4 of 5) Jun 24, 2015 Listen Download
OYF061: How To Create Your Family Budget (Part 3 of 4) Jun 17, 2015 Listen Download
OYF060: How To Negotiate A Budget (Part 2 of 4) Jun 10, 2015 Listen Download
OYF059: Why You Need To Budget (Part 1 of 4) Jun 3, 2015 Listen Download
OYF058: Couples That Play Together Stay Together May 27, 2015 Listen Download
OYF057: How to Have Your First (or, Best!) Orgasm May 20, 2015 Listen Download
OYF056: Housework: Who Does the Cleaning Up in Your Marriage? May 13, 2015 Listen Download
OYF055: How to Disagree Without Sinking Your Love Boat May 6, 2015 Listen Download
OYF054: 10 Simple But Powerful Ways to Court Your Spouse In Everyday Moments Apr 29, 2015 Listen Download
OYF053: Four Reasons Why You Must Do Pre-Marital Coaching Apr 21, 2015 Listen Download
OYF052: 3 Ways To Support Your Spouse When You Disagree Apr 15, 2015 Listen Download
OYF051: Marriage After Your First Child Apr 8, 2015 Listen Download
OYF050: It’s Not Always My Fault! Apr 1, 2015 Listen Download
OYF049: If I Need You, Does That Make Me Needy? Mar 25, 2015 Listen Download
OYF048: 10 Tips for Closer Connection Mar 18, 2015 Listen Download
OYF047: Does Money Affect Your Marriage? Mar 11, 2015 Listen Download
OYF046: Touch Her Heart Before You Touch Her Body Mar 4, 2015 Listen Download
OYF045: Top 5 Predictors of Marital Success Feb 25, 2015 Listen Download
OYF044: Let It Go or Confront It? Feb 18, 2015 Listen Download
OYF043: Valentine’s Day. Love It or Hate It? Feb 11, 2015 Listen Download
OYF042: Distraction is Killing Your Marriage Feb 4, 2015 Listen Download
OYF041: Infidelity Starts Long Before The Affair Jan 28, 2015 Listen Download
OYF040: Four Critical Habits to Deepen Your Love Jan 21, 2015 Listen Download
OYF039: How Are You Enriching Your Marriage This Year? Jan 14, 2015 Listen Download
OYF038: Sleep Your Way To A Better Marriage – Shawn Stevenson Interview Jan 7, 2015 Listen Download
OYF037: Differences in Sexual Desire: A Checklist for Your Marriage Dec 31, 2014 Listen Download
OYF036: How Jesus Almost Grew Up With A Single Mom Dec 24, 2014 Listen Download
OYF035: How To Repair After A Fight Dec 17, 2014 Listen Download
OYF034: Ground Rules For A Good Fight Dec 10, 2014 Listen Download
OYF033: What Is Your Fighting Style? Dec 3, 2014 Listen Download
OYF032: Why Fighting is Good For Your Marriage Nov 26, 2014 Listen Download
OYF031: 3 Ways To Make Your Marriage Happier Today! Nov 19, 2014 Listen Download
OYF030: Womanspeak Nov 12, 2014 Listen Download
OYF029: Two Tips To Manage Your Defensiveness Nov 5, 2014 Listen Download
OYF028: Have You Tried The Miracle Question? Oct 29, 2014 Listen Download
OYF027: If You Really Loved Me, You Would… Oct 22, 2014 Listen Download
OYF026: Triangles — How Trigonometry Impacts Your Marriage! Oct 15, 2014 Listen Download
OYF025: Does Homeschooling Wreck Marriages? Oct 8, 2014 Listen Download
OYF024: Hug Your Way To A Better Marriage! Oct 1, 2014 Listen Download
OYF023: Speaking Well Of Your Spouse Affects Your Health? Sep 24, 2014 Listen Download
OYF022: Get Out! Real Ultimatums in Marriage! Sep 17, 2014 Listen Download
OYF021: Interview with Tyler Ward Sep 10, 2014 Listen Download
OYF020: 3 Ways To Affair-Proof Your Marriage Sep 3, 2014 Listen Download
OYF019: Three Tips For Rocking Your Vacation Aug 27, 2014 Listen Download
OYF018: 3 Types of Negativity That Will Ruin Your Marriage Aug 20, 2014 Listen Download
OYF017: Why Comparison Makes You A Miserable Spouse Aug 13, 2014 Listen Download
OYF016: How to Use Your Marriage for Stress Relief! Aug 6, 2014 Listen Download
OYF015: Listen to Understand Jul 30, 2014 Listen Download
OYF014: 5-for-5! A Quick and Easy Way to Rock Your Marriage! Jul 23, 2014 Listen Download
OYF013: Is It Ever OK to Say, “If you do XYZ, I’m gonna divorce you?” Jul 16, 2014 Listen Download
OYF012: What’s the Point of Sex, Anyways? Jul 9, 2014 Listen Download
OYF011: Stop Hiding From Your Spouse! Fears of Intimacy (Part 3 of 3) Jul 2, 2014 Listen Download
OYF010: Stop Hiding From Your Spouse! Fears of Intimacy (Part 2 of 3) Jun 25, 2014 Listen Download
OYF009: Stop Hiding From Your Spouse! Fears of Intimacy (Part 1 of 3) Jun 18, 2014 Listen Download
OYF008: Eyes-Open Sex — Fully Engaged Intimacy Jun 11, 2014 Listen Download
OYF007: Six Dynamics That Influence In-Law Relationships, Part 2 Jun 4, 2014 Listen Download
OYF006: Six Dynamics That Influence In-Law Relationships, Part 1 May 28, 2014 Listen Download
OYF005: The Strongest Predictor of Divorce Is… May 21, 2014 Listen Download
OYF004: 5 Reasons Why You Need to Tell Your Wife You Appreciate Her May 20, 2014 Listen Download
OYF003: Why Receiving Influence is a Skill Every Husband Needs to Learn May 18, 2014 Listen Download
OYF002: When Did You Divorce Your Husband and Marry the Kids? May 16, 2014 Listen Download
OYF001: Introduction to the OnlyYouForever Podcast and Your Hosts, Caleb & Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele May 16, 2014 Listen Download

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