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Want a better, stronger relationship? Want to find the right partner and develop a great relationship? This podcast is for you. Therapist John Howard takes you through the A to Z of awesome, rockstar relationships using the very latest science.

Want a better, stronger relationship? Want to find the right partner and develop a great relationship? This podcast is for you. Therapist John Howard takes you through the A to Z of awesome, rockstar relationships using the very latest science.
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Want a better, stronger relationship? Want to find the right partner and develop a great relationship? This podcast is for you. Therapist John Howard takes you through the A to Z of awesome, rockstar relationships using the very latest science.

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English


Episodes

37 Toxic Masculinity

12/10/2018
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Learn what toxic masculinity is and how to begin dismantling related power dynamics in your relationship. John and TEDx speaker Melanie Weinberger discuss. “By taking responsibility as a woman for how I want to be received, I can choose who I do and do not connect with, whether it’s professionally or personally. And I can communicate my boundaries and my expectations for how other people will show up with me.” – Melanie Weinberger Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at...

Duration:00:42:46

36 How to Make Friends at Burning Man

11/27/2018
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Burning Man relationships and Mel Weinberger teach us how to create community that includes radical self-acceptance, curiosity, spontaneity, and intimacy. “When you come with nothing, you allow everything.” – Melanie Weinberger Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-36

Duration:00:43:26

35 How to Find Peace

11/20/2018
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Tolerance of diversity is key to finding peace in your relationships. Learn how to be the peace for yourself and your community, and help heal the world. "Everything begins within ourselves. And if we don't have peace, then who are we to be trying to bring peace into the world. We have to understand where peace comes from." – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-35

Duration:00:19:36

34 The Power of Expectations

11/14/2018
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In this episode, you'll learn why expectations of care and support are so important and how you can communicate about them with your partner. “We have the ability to reflect on the mindset that we’re bringing to our relationship and be curious about whether we’re bringing the mindset that expects care and support in a healthy way or whether we’re denying that expectation.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-34

Duration:00:17:38

33 Learning and Growing as a Couple

11/6/2018
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In this episode, I speak with real-life couple Liz and Steven Coufal about how they learn and grow together in relationship. “It isn’t about not fighting, it’s about fighting well. And fighting well comes from fighting from the same side of the table”– Liz Coufal Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-33

Duration:00:59:07

32 How to Have a Vibrant Relationship for Life

10/31/2018
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Tune in for a conversation with founder of modern couples therapy, Ellyn Bader, PhD about the field of Couples Therapy and relationship as a path of growth. “We see healthy, evolving couples relationships as having the potential to move through a series of developmental stages. And when couples are able to do that, they keep their relationships alive and vital. But too many couples get stuck and we see them getting stuck at the very first stage.” – Ellyn Bader Learn more about this episode...

Duration:00:55:41

31 What is a Relational Repair?

10/24/2018
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Tune in to learn how disconnection can be an opportunity to create deeper intimacy with your partner when you engage in effective relationship repair. “We need these misattunements, these moments of disconnection so that there’s an opportunity to deepen understanding and deepen love.” - John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-31

Duration:00:52:37

30 Crushing Life as a Couple with AJ Yager & Meaghan Connell

10/17/2018
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Tune in for an interview with entrepreneurial power couple AJ Yager & Meaghan Connell about how they communicate and help each other grow as individuals. “If there is a self, it’s a very changeable entity. And if we allow our relationships to expand us, we can go way beyond who we thought we were by letting our partner influence us and impress us.” - John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-30

Duration:01:07:11

29 Raising Smart Kids with Jeff Sandefer

10/9/2018
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Tune in for a discussion with Acton Academy founder Jeff Sandefer about how you can help your kids become entrepreneurial creative thinkers. “If you’re in the middle of a startup, you need permission from your significant other and your kids that you’re not going to be around as much. And then you need to go back and make that up after the startup phase.” - Jeff Sandefer Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-29

Duration:01:04:50

28 How To Find A Great Therapist

10/2/2018
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Tune in to learn how to find a highly trained couples therapist with the right credentials who is an ideal fit for you and your partner. “Sometimes when we’re having conflict with our partner, it’s not necessarily the bad kind. A couples therapist can help you understand the difference. Good conflict is a kind of conflict that comes up when partners really want to be closer with each other and they’re getting frustrated that they don't have the intimacy they desire.” – John Howard Learn...

Duration:00:44:09

27 Keeping it Simple with John Welbourn

9/25/2018
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Veteran NFL lineman John Welbourn used to beat people for a living, now he's a family man. Hear his approach to parenting, relationships, and fitness. “Sometimes you have to apologize for things you didn’t do because it helps the general good.” - John Welbourn Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-27

Duration:00:58:47

26 What Really Holds Us Back with Rob Dial

9/19/2018
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Listen to Rob Dial and John Howard discuss how your approach to relationships affects your ability to find success and thrive as an individual. “People don’t view you as weak when you’re vulnerable; people view you as courageous.” - Rob Dial Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-26

Duration:01:21:42

25 Developing Aware Kids with Jonathan Hewitt

9/11/2018
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In this episode, my guest Jonathan Hewitt talks about how you can teach your children to be aware of themselves and the people around them. “Perfection is being the best you can be in the moment, being authentic and transparent.” – Jonathan Hewitt Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-25

Duration:00:39:17

24 Healthy Relationship Lifestyle

9/5/2018
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In this episode, you'll hear about how to cultivate a healthy relationship lifestyle that will benefit you and all of your relationships. “None of us are ready for the relationships that we’re in, even if we have relationship skills as individuals.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-24

Duration:00:22:42

23 The Spiritual Science of Receiving in Relationships

8/22/2018
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Tune in to listen to how this powerful and often-overlooked quality of healthy relationships can make a big difference in your connection! “People, when they are fully received feel valued and they feel respected and they feel understood. And at least with the couples I work with, those are all common complaints!” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-23

Duration:00:19:15

22 The Secret Life of Emotions

8/7/2018
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Tune in for a quick-start guide to understanding your emotions, labeling them, and then communicating them with the people in your life. “Many of us keep up our guard too much, even with people that we designate as our key go-to people. And that’s a problem, because relationships really benefit from sharing of emotion and sharing of vulnerability.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-22

Duration:00:22:56

21 How To Solve The Pursuer-Distancer Maze

7/25/2018
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Tune in to learn about one of the most common relationship dynamics so you can have more thoughtful and compassionate relationships! “Both partners in this dynamic have a reasonable claim to frustration, and when they each talk about why the relationship is frustrating, they both make sense, because they’re frustrated for good reason.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-21

Duration:00:29:51

20 Maturing Your Sex Life

7/11/2018
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My guest Dylan Davies and I discuss how partners can improve their communication about sex, paving the way to increased desire and deeper intimacy. “You cannot perform an eroticectomy; you cannot excise the thing that turns you on the most.” – Doug Braun-Harvey Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-20

Duration:00:55:04

19 Secrets From A Pro

6/20/2018
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In this episode, you'll learn about how you can get your needs met effectively as well as the 4 myths that prevent many people from doing so. “Those things that we feel a need for and a desire for are the very things that can amplify our relationship.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-19

Duration:00:26:12

18 How to be Truly Married

6/6/2018
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In this episode, Jungian analyst, world-renowned speaker, author and Episcopal priest J. Pittman Mcgehee discusses what it means to be truly married. It’s deep, and reflects many decades of wisdom from a truly wise soul who has been on the front lines of psychotherapy and education for a long time. “Realize that problems are natural, difficulty is not a choice, and that you become married through your problem solving.” – J. Pittman McGehee Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at...

Duration:00:59:46