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Mar 31, 2022

Many younger guys—and some older—wonder how much they should tell their significant other about their addiction-filled past. 

Should you just spill the beans and get it out of the way as soon as possible? Or should you wait until your significant other brings it up?

While there’s no correct answer, there are some...

Mar 24, 2022

Almost every trauma started in your childhood. And no parent wants to repeat this trauma cycle with their children. Parenting is already hard enough, and not knowing what the future holds makes your job 100x harder. 

How can you raise your children to live a happy and trauma-free life? 

In this episode, Jasmine and I...

Mar 17, 2022

Disney movies, popular books, and rom-coms ruin more relationships than you’d think. Too often, angsty, single men with no relationship success create these fantasized stories. And it fools the best couples into sabotaging their marriage. 

You don’t need to share every interest, have the same faith, or enjoy the...

Mar 10, 2022

Conquering traumatic events doesn’t instantly relieve you of your emotional baggage. This applies even more to couples than it does to individuals. It’s possible your trauma seeps into your spouse too. 

Overcoming addiction or depression doesn’t magically make your spouse’s trauma disappear. But you can speed up...

Mar 3, 2022

Most couples believe they need trust to build a healthy, long marriage. But trust doesn’t create unity like paying attention does. 

Here’s what I mean: 

When you pay better attention to your spouse, you can accept them for what they are. Too often, we try to impose change on our spouse — which only leads to...