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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

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...

Duration:00:59:46

17 Dating in the 21st Century

5/23/2018
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These days, dating can often be confusing and frustrating, but it doesn't have to! Tune in to hear my top-10 tips for navigating dating in the 21st century. You will learn what type of work you need to do on yourself before dating, how to develop a coherent dating strategy, and how to not burn out in the process. “If you date in a very random and haphazard way, then the relationships you end up in are more likely to be random and haphazard, as well.” – John Howard Learn more about this...

Duration:00:33:58

16 How To Be Attractive

5/15/2018
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In this episode, I bust 3 myths that exist in popular culture about what causes people to be attracted to one another. Whether you are single or in a committed relationship, the information in this episode will help you learn to be attractive! “To the extent that we can generate more self-love and more self-compassion, we naturally become a more confident person.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-16

Duration:00:35:16

15 What is Love?

5/8/2018
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Love is complicated and often mysterious, but you have more control over it than you may think. The ideas in this episode will help you create deeper emotional bonds with the people around you, whether by strengthening your existing relationship, or helping you form a new connection. “Love is what is left when everything else goes.” – Rumi Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-15

Duration:00:42:33

14 How to Handle an Affair

5/1/2018
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In this episode, I share an overview of what you need to know about handling affairs. You’ll learn the three steps to dealing with an affair, as well as why an affair doesn't need to be a death sentence for the relationship. “You can’t gloss over the feelings that arise in the midst of an affair. You have to be honest with them; you have to be honest with how intense they can be.” – John Howard Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-14

Duration:00:30:15

13 Parenting Tips from Neuroscience

4/25/2018
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Today I provide parenting tips from new neuroscience, developmental psychology, and my own experience as a parent. You'll learn how to better regulate your child and your own emotions, and how you can help your child to develop better tools for self-regulation. “Kids develop expressive pathways before they develop regulating pathways and they build theirs based on how you comfort them” – John Howard. Learn more about his episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/episode-13

Duration:00:24:08

12 How to Repair Trust in Relationships w Mojo

4/17/2018
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Trust is easily eroded in relationships. It's not just big ticket betrayals--it's also not calling someone back, staying out too late, or missing a birthday. Are we aware of how we decrease trust in our relationships and what can we do to repair those instances? John Howard and Mojo give you practical tips to fix trust. “Partners respond so much better when we just frame things as a need instead of a criticism. The words ‘I need’ can really shift how your partner responds to things; it...

Duration:00:40:55

11 Deepening Intimacy in Relationships

4/10/2018
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Want to deepen closeness and intimacy in your relationship? The biggest complaint I get as a therapist is that partners don't feel as connected as they would like. In this episode you will learn about the different kinds of intimacy and how to deepen each one in your relationship. “Show yourself completely to your partner, even more than you think you need to so that your partner can really get to know you – can really map you. The more you get to know each other, the more emotionally...

Duration:00:32:52

10 Open, Kink, Poly & Alt-Sex in Relationships

4/3/2018
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Get answers for the most commonly-asked questions about open relationships, kink, polyamory, and alt-sex lifestyles from my guest, Heather McPherson. You'll learn what alt-sex is, communication techniques for exploring your desires with your partner, and many other things that will expand your relationship toolbox. “Read as much as you can to learn about the process of negotiating with your partner before you try anything – before you sneak in that flogger into your bedroom.” – Heather...

Duration:00:53:29

09 Spiritual Growth in Relationship

3/27/2018
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If you learn how to interact with your partner in a way that brings the focus to spiritual and personal growth, not only will your relationship improve, but you will also see the world in a new way and move through life with more maturity. You will be more present in the moment, more curious, and more open in life. “If we do the hard work practically of finding oneness with our partner in that sea of complexity, then we have the tools to bring to the broader project of finding unity in...

Duration:00:33:10

08 Carrie Contey - Parenting while Thriving

3/20/2018
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Carrie Contey teaches us how parenting can negatively impact the adult relationships of the parents and gives us a number of powerful, research-supported strategies that will empower parents in their adult relationships, giving them the support they need to parent successfully. “Think of it as emotional meals and emotional snacks. If you’re going to be really nourished, you need both.” – Carrie Contey. Learn more about this episode of Ready Set Love at www.readysetlove.com/08

Duration:00:47:23

07 Tori Olds PhD - Being our True Self in Relationships

3/19/2018
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In this episode Dr. Tori Olds talks with us about finding your true self in a relationship and how a relationship built on the key ingredient of curiosity is one that leads to greater bonding and love. Learn more about this episode of Ready set Love at www.readysetlove.com.

Duration:00:31:24

06 Maja Kermath - #MeToo & Patriarchy in Relationships

3/7/2018
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Maja is the co-founder and fearless leader of Kor180. Maja is on the show today to share her story of both pain and triumph which will help you broach the same topics in your relationship. Learn more about this episode of Ready set Love at www.readysetlove.com.

Duration:00:43:27

05 Developing Presence with your Partner

2/28/2018
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It's time that we focus on what drives the sense of presence, security, connection, and love. In this episode we will dive into several ways you can improve your presence with the most important person in your life. "Where is your attention going when you are with your partner?" - John Howard. Learn more about this episode of Ready set Love at www.readysetlove.com.

Duration:00:30:45

04 Jay Papasan - Working ON the Relationship Instead of In It

2/21/2018
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Learn how to set goals as a couple and work to accomplish them with best-selling author Jay Papasan. Author of The One Thing, Jay looks for ways to make planning and success more efficient. Listen to Jay and John Howard discuss their relationships and tips for getting on the same page with your partner. "Relationships are a skill. They take practice and work to get good at." - JayPapasan. Learn more about this episode of Ready set Love at www.readysetlove.com.

Duration:00:55:37

03 Allana Pratt - Vulnerability is the New Sexy

2/14/2018
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Would you like to create real connection in your relationships? Allana Pratt is an intimacy expert for men and women and is on the podcast today to talk to us about how you can start embracing vulnerability in your life, and the impacts it can have on all of your relationships. "Vulnerability isn't about being dramatic. It's about being real and willing." - Allana Pratt. Learn more about this episode of Ready set Love at www.readysetlove.com.

Duration:00:34:33