Trauma and Safety In Marriage

Trauma and Safety In Marriage

In this week's episode of Sexy Marriage Radio (Yes, But ... #664), we dive deeper into a crucial topic that affects many couples: the discovery of a spouse's pornography use and the ensuing fallout. A listener's email the episode prior sparked a discussion about the...

Navigating Past Your Past

Navigating Past Your Past

As a therapist for over two decades and a podcast host for half that time, I've witnessed firsthand the profound impact that our past experiences can have on our present relationships. In this week's episode of Sexy Marriage Radio, I had the pleasure of speaking with...

A Three-Way Marriage: A SMR Manifesto For Christian Lovers

A Three-Way Marriage: A SMR Manifesto For Christian Lovers

Last week I re-released my first manifesto, A SMR Manifesto. It contained a wealth of information regarding marriage and its design to help us grow into better people. It's the premise behind everything at SMR. But there is also a very important undercurrent running...

A SMR Manifesto

A SMR Manifesto

Dear fellow "I'm interested in experiencing all marriage has to offer" types .... If you're new here, or even if you've been around the Nation for over a decade now -- I present to you your own copy of A SMR Manifesto. ----> Click here to open or download the...

Busyness, Trauma and our Inner Ages

Busyness, Trauma and our Inner Ages

This week we're diving into some profound insights shared in a recent episode of Sexy Marriage Radio with John Eldridge (Busyness and Unhealed Trauma | John Eldredge #659). The conversation revolved around the evolving dynamics of relationships, the impact of...

Pressure In Sex And Marriage

Pressure In Sex And Marriage

This week let's dive into a recent podcast episode that addresses a challenging issue in marriage – the complexities and the aftermath of "mercy sex." In this week's episode of Sexy Marriage Radio (Mercy Sex In Marriage #658), we explored a listener's email detailing...

Navigating Intimacy: A Guide to Growth in Long-Term Marriages

Navigating Intimacy: A Guide to Growth in Long-Term Marriages

In our most recent podcast episode (The Search For Intimacy #657), my wife, Pam and I delved into a topic that strikes a chord with many long-term couples — the unveiling of uncomfortable truths within the relationship. Today, let's expand upon the themes discussed...

My Reads In 2023

My Reads In 2023

I have not always been a reader. In fact, for a majority of my life I'd be in the "I hate reading category." Grad school required that I developed the need for reading. This need has turned into a love now. And again, thanks to Kindle on my phone and Audible, I can...

Start the New Year with Two Offerings For Your Marriage

Start the New Year with Two Offerings For Your Marriage

Happy New Year! Today I’m going to tell you about how you can start the year off right on two levels -- For couples, come join us at the SMR Getaway June 13-15 2024.​ For men, join a Man of His Word Mastermind group that begins in a couple of weeks. If you’re one who...

My 3 Words for 2024

My 3 Words for 2024

Happy New Year to all of you sexy people! New year's often means people all over the world may make new year's resolutions. If you're  like me (and most everyone else), they don't work very well for daily/weekly execution. What I’ve found much more helpful is a...

Navigating Desire and Attraction in Long-Term Marriages

Navigating Desire and Attraction in Long-Term Marriages

Marriage is often an intricate dance of desire and attraction. In episode #656 of Sexy Marriage Radio, we dive into the complexities of maintaining attraction in long-term marriages. As spouses traverse the landscape of love over the years, they often encounter shifts...

Why it’s important to getaway together

Why it’s important to getaway together

This story has been shared before and it's worth sharing again for the 2024 SMR Getaway. Steve and Michelle, 43 and 41, have been married 19 years and are living the typical family life. They both work jobs they enjoy but at the end of the day they're just jobs - not...