S3 E7 | Teamwork: How Flexibility Benefits Your Marriage

Teamwork. We talk about teamwork and being on the same team all the time. But, in this episode, we answer a listener question about how we … Read the rest

S3 E6 | Sex, God, and The Conservative Church with Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers

Intimacy is a vital part of a healthy marriage. The biggest enemy of intimacy is shame, and sexual shame specifically has had a profoundly devastating … Read the rest

S3 E5 | The Perils of our Late Night Fights

“Don’t let the sun go down on your anger.” “Don’t go to bed angry.” “Even if you’re mad, say I love you before you go … Read the rest

S3 E4 | The Newlywed Perspective with Nate and Angilyn Bagley

I remember feeling like we were taking advantage of our marriage mentors when we first got married. We asked them to help us, but we … Read the rest

Welcome Back! Season 3 Episode 1 of The #staymarried Podcast

We left you all at the end of Season 2 of The #staymarried Podcast with the reminder that, sometimes we have to say NO to … Read the rest

Is Your Marriage Dead? Or, Does it Just Appear That Way?

“Girls, look ahead! The mountain is out, you can see it…” This phrase, “the mountain is out,” is a very Pacific Northwest thing to say. … Read the rest

12 Awesome Marriage Resources That Aren’t Books

Reading is hard. I say that as someone who loves to read and loves to write. But reading IS hard, especially when we have so … Read the rest

What To Do When You Disagree About Parenting

At last count, the internet has provided us with roughly eight million different parenting styles. You’ve probably noticed different parenting styles even among your own … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 13 of The #staymarried Podcast: Balancing Work, Life, and Marriage – with guests Jessie & Gerard

Is having a balance between work and life an achievable feat? In this episode of The #staymarried Podcast we answer one listener’s question about the … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 12 of The #staymarried Podcast: Finding Your Blended Family Bliss – with guest Beth Wylie

Even in the best case scenario, marriage is not an easy road to travel. When we factor in previous marriages, divorces, and children, that road … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 11 of The #staymarried Podcast: How To Get Your Marriage Out of a Rut

The monotony of the day-to-day can leave us feeling like, is this all there is?  In today’s episode of The #staymarried Podcast Tony and I answer a … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 10 of The #staymarried Podcast: Supporting Your Partner’s Passions and Winning at Marriage as a Team – with guests Craig & Rachel Terrill

Is it possible to pursue two life-long dreams in one marriage? In this episode of The #staymarried Podcast we sit down with Craig Terrill, former … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 9 of The #staymarried Podcast: How Your Friendships Can Make or Break Your Marriage

In the beginning, when you’re wrapped up together in your cocoon of twitterpation, swirling around with your eyes locked on each other, floating through the … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 6 of The #staymarried Podcast: The Best In-Laws Have Clear Boundaries – with guests Rich & Barbara Butler

Most couples struggle with in-laws at some point in their marriage. These relationships are complicated and we’ve heard your cries for help as you submit questions … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 5 of The #staymarried Podcast: What if I Didn’t Marry My Soul Mate?

Many of us imagine that marriage should come naturally… if we’re with the right person. So, if it’s difficult, we figure it might be because … Read the rest

Season 2 Ep. 4 of The #staymarried Podcast: The Simple Romance in Staying Connected – with guest Zach Brittle

In marriage, it’s easy to end up in our own lanes running parallel to each other. We need to be purposeful about finding points of … Read the rest

15 Ways to Calm a Fight

Have you ever been in a fight that you knew was going nowhere? Have you ever been in a fight that you knew was going … Read the rest

Cleaning Up Is Not My Destiny – How Your Marriage Benefits When You Share the Load

Claire, our oldest, had only been in Kindergarten for two weeks when she sat on the floor of our living room picking up her toys … Read the rest

Three Ways to Keep Your Hobbies and Your Marriage

You guys ask the best questions! There are things about our marriage that we think are humdrum… our pet names for each other (Goose and … Read the rest

Ep.12 The #staymarried Podcast Series FINALE: Create Shared Meaning

This is it! The Series FINALE! Welcome to Episode 12 of The Seven Do’s and Four Don’ts for a Long and Happy Marriage. This is the good … Read the rest