When we fall in love are we also signing a CONTRACT that says we SHOULDN'T put on TOO much weight? What happens if the partner you fell in love with physically changes beyond recognition when compared to how they looked when you first met. Mark and Nadia tip toe through this mine field ...
ONCE AGAIN NADIA SPRINGS AN UNLIKELY QUESTION ON MARK ... AND WHAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A MEANINGFUL PODCAST ... DESCENDS INTO BICKERING. Want to see the full chaos in visual form? Check out the video podcast at https://youtu.be/om6D5vdDX68
A deceptively simple question that is INCREDIBLY difficult to answer ... As we go deep into our ideas of what we thought would make a happy marriage when we were young - through to the pressures of chasing a HAPPY marriage after 16 years of Marriage.
We chose to have our two girls Maddie and Kiki at Home. But, we've only just realised we've never actually spoken fully about the choices we made back then. Were we all actually on the same page or not?
You requested it and we've responded as we dig deep into the topic of blended families! From Nadia's feelings about becoming a Step-Mum to Mark's thoughts about being a single father with two children, this first part takes us right back to the beginning, discussing the impact our own childhoods may have had and the different feelings and thoughts we had about the prospect of coming together as a whole new reconstituted family! Make sure to tune in next time for Part 2.
In a special Valentines Day inspired podcast, we dig deep on romance. What does it mean? Does Nadia think Mark is romantic enough? Does he think she is... and perhaps the most important question of all - what the hell is magical romance?
In a highly emotive episode, we talk about a painful issue that sadly many people have to deal with - miscarriage. Talking about how the different ways it affects both people in the relationship, this podcast episode takes you through the heartbreak each time it happened and the way as individuals we both dealt and felt about it.
We're going deep this week on the subject of affection in relationships. How important do we think it is in relationships? Why does one of us tend to hold back more out of the fear of rejection and how has the amount or lack of affection we felt from our parents as children affected us? As always we would so love to hear your comments so feel free to leave them on our Youtube video (https://youtu.be/2l7tjlBLxww) or our blog (https://howtostaymarriedpodcast.com/partner-affectionate-enough/)
With the 2nd January being "Divorce Day" (the day of the year where people make the most enquires about divorce), we're going deep this time and have a no holds barred discussion on that very subject. Join us for a whole series of revelations that took both of us by surprise..
It's time to talk about the issue everyone shies away from - Sex! Are men really from Mars and Women from Venus or is the truth that are perceptions of sex and intimacy in a relationship aren't that dissimilar? You're going to have to watch to find out! VIDEO VERSION: https://youtu.be/40VnqLp9Cys