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From Long Distance to Marriage

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Hosts Aindrea and Rich were in a long distance relationship separated by over 5,000 miles, from Arizona to London. They closed the distance and are fast approaching a decade of marriage, having experienced many ups, downs and challenges along the way. From Long Distance to Marriage exists for all types of relationships, and covers topics often not discussed. The podcast covers date ideas for couples who can be together physically and those who can't, the difficulties in relationships and how to overcome them, and the vital role of communication. And much, much more. This is a podcast where listeners can get involved. Aindrea and Rich read every email and social interaction they receive, giving their insight on every step of a relationship that followers want to know about - from long distance to marriage.

Hosts Aindrea and Rich were in a long distance relationship separated by over 5,000 miles, from Arizona to London. They closed the distance and are fast approaching a decade of marriage, having experienced many ups, downs and challenges along the way. From Long Distance to Marriage exists for all types of relationships, and covers topics often not discussed. The podcast covers date ideas for couples who can be together physically and those who can't, the difficulties in relationships and how to overcome them, and the vital role of communication. And much, much more. This is a podcast where listeners can get involved. Aindrea and Rich read every email and social interaction they receive, giving their insight on every step of a relationship that followers want to know about - from long distance to marriage.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Hosts Aindrea and Rich were in a long distance relationship separated by over 5,000 miles, from Arizona to London. They closed the distance and are fast approaching a decade of marriage, having experienced many ups, downs and challenges along the way. From Long Distance to Marriage exists for all types of relationships, and covers topics often not discussed. The podcast covers date ideas for couples who can be together physically and those who can't, the difficulties in relationships and how to overcome them, and the vital role of communication. And much, much more. This is a podcast where listeners can get involved. Aindrea and Rich read every email and social interaction they receive, giving their insight on every step of a relationship that followers want to know about - from long distance to marriage.

Language:

English


Episodes

108: E108: Closing the distance during the coronavirus pandemic, with Tarley

1/17/2021
If ever there was a better story to give long distance couple's hope right now, it's Tarley. Listen as Rich & Aindrea have a conversation with LDR survivor Tarley, who managed to move from Australia to London during the coronavirus pandemic to finally be with her boyfriend, Bradley. Tarley shares her experiences, advice as well as the realities and challenges of closing the distance at a time like this.

Duration:00:40:49

107: E107: Is constant communication bad for relationships?

1/10/2021
We live in a world were it's easy, and expected, to be constantly contactable. This often results in almost constant communication in relationships - especially for long distance couples who don't have any other way to spend time together and feel they need to compensate. But what effect can this have on your relationship and why should you prioritise time spent NOT talking to your partner? Find out in this episode where Rich and Aindrea discuss the topic at length.

Duration:00:48:17

106: E106: Fresh starts for your relationship

1/3/2021
Happy New Year! Rich and Aindrea are back for their first episode of 2021, and this week the focus is goals and fresh starts for your relationship. From sharing some details on their individual goals and goals as a couple, this episode is all about fresh starts. Maybe you want to take on a challenge as a couple this year, or maybe it's time to lay some issues within your relationship to rest. Either way, there's tons of inspiration and guidance in this episode.

Duration:00:31:54

105: E105: Anxiety in long distance relationships

12/20/2020
LDR is hard. It makes everything about your relationship more complicated, and for some it can even bring up serious anxiety. In this episode, Aindrea & Rich discuss symtpoms, how to talk about it, and how to deal with it in a productive way so that your relationship flourishes rather than suffers.

Duration:00:44:20

104: E104: Inappropriate Behaviours in Relationships - Your Family VS Your Partner

12/13/2020
Many of us struggle when it comes to balancing our family and our partner's needs. But when you're in a committed relationship, it's vital that your partner is your first priority. Easier said than done, but how can you balance that? In this episode, Rich and Aindrea discuss the damages than prioritising your family's opinions and needs over your partner's can have on your relationship, why it's an inappropriate behaviour, and how to stop it.

Duration:00:41:08

103: E103: Getting engaged before closing the distance

12/6/2020
Closing the distance is a big deal, especially if that distance is significant. Based on a listener request, this episode sees Rich & Aindrea diving into how to broach the topic of whether or not you should get engaged before closing the distance, what to consider, and why it may or may not be necessary.

Duration:00:29:35

102: E102: Inappropriate Behaviours in Relationships - Unrealistic Expectations

11/29/2020
Expecting too much of your partner, or having out of this world, unrealistic expectations within your relationship can cause real problems, and a world of hurt. In this episode, Rich and Aindrea discuss what constitutes as unrealistic expectations and the effects that they can have on your relationship.

Duration:00:29:49

101: E101: Making the holidays special during Coronavirus

11/22/2020
The holidays will likely look different for most of this year, with coronavirus still making social gatherings and travel problematic. Long distance couples are still facing extra challenges, so Rich and Aindrea have brought out their best tips and advice for making the holidays special, even if you’re separated from your partner this year due to COVID-19.

Duration:00:32:51

100: E100: Inappropriate Behaviours in Relationships - Manipulation

11/15/2020
Continuing their series focusing on behaviours in relationships that are (or can be) inappropriate, Rich and Aindrea look at manipulation this week. Manipulation can be on the big or small scale, and comes in many different shapes and sizes. Listen as Aindrea and Rich share an example of manipulation from their own marriage and how eliminating that behaviour has improved their relationship. Other methods of manipulation and its indications and possible outcomes are also covered.

Duration:00:33:09

99: E99: How to handle differences of opinion in your relationship

11/8/2020
In light of recent world events like elections, protests and pandemics, sometimes it's helpful to know how to manage a situation in which you and your partner might have a difference of opinion on the big things. This translates into life choices, religious beliefs and so much more. Listen to this week's episode as Rich and Aindrea unpack how to respectfully handle differences of opinion in relationships.

Duration:00:41:14

98: E98: Rough patches in your relationship

10/25/2020
Every couple hits a rough patch now and again. Sometimes you can’t seem to have a simple conversation without bickering, sometimes your individual rhythms are completely out of sync, and sometimes life brings you obstacles that set you down a difficult path. But is a rough patch always something to be overly concerned about? How can you make steps to get back on track as a couple. Join Rich and Aindrea as they discuss these points and more.

Duration:00:25:02

97: E97: Inappropriate Behaviours in Relationships - Spending Habits

10/18/2020
This week, Aindrea & Rich continue their series focusing on inappropriate behaviours in relationships and discuss spending habits. How can financial issues, spending habits, and ignoring monetary goals and agreements within your relationship be inappropriate? How can you work together for a common goal and support one another, forgiving the occasional financial slip up? Listen now to find out. Related Episodes: Episode 27, Money Management for Couples...

Duration:00:33:20

96: E96: Ziv and Shachar of the Generous Marriage podcast

10/11/2020
Aindrea and Rich are joined by Ziv and Shachar, hosts of the Generous Marriage podcast (https://generousmarriage.com) . Ziv and Shachar are both successful business owners, and educate men on how they can be more successful both in business and in their relationships. In this episode, they explain how men can be more present in their relationships, why that's important, and the similarities between relationships and businesses. They also have a 21-day blueprint to accelerate your results in...

Duration:00:37:20

95: E95: Knowing when to close the distance

10/4/2020
Closing the distance in your LDR can and should be an exciting time. But that’s not to say that there aren’t big conversations to have or that you won’t have some concerns and doubts. It’s a big commitment, so how do you know if it’s worth it for one of you to make the big move? This week, Rich & Aindrea talk through the preparations you should make and the issues you should discuss with your partner to help make the decision. You might want to also listen to episode 36, on when to call it...

Duration:00:33:12

94: E94: Inappropriate Behaviours in Relationships - Flirting

9/27/2020
This week, Rich & Aindrea continue their ongoing series of things that are, or could be, considered inappropriate behaviour in a relationship. The topic of the day is flirting. What actually is flirting? What defines inappropriate flirting and perhaps harmless flirting? Is it sometimes ok, and how do couples potentially look at this differently? All this and more is covered in episode 94.

Duration:00:38:35

93: E93: Relationships with In-laws

9/20/2020
This week, Rich and Aindrea are discussing a topic that many couples have to face at some point during their relationship - getting along with the in-laws. Every family dynamic is different, but it’s not uncommon for there to be some struggles when it comes to having a good and comfortable relationship with your partner’s parents. The severity of these struggles can vary greatly, and Aindrea and Rich take a look at what these problems can look like and how to address them.

Duration:00:40:35

92: E92: Inappropriate Behaviours: Emotional Relationships, with Tony & Alisa of ONE Extraordinary Marriage

9/13/2020
This week, Rich & Aindrea continue their series on Inappropriate Behaviours in relationships. But this week they are joined by special guests and marriage experts, Tony and Alisa of the ONE Extraordinary Marriage podcast to discuss emotional affairs. How do emotional affairs stop? When are the lines being blurred? Why is it so important to make your partner or spouse your first port of call for ALL things in your life? Listen as we delve into this with Alisa and Tony. Discover more about...

Duration:00:50:56

91: E91: CJEA with Esty Rappaport

9/6/2020
This week Rich and Aindrea are joined by special guest and CJEA Coach, Esty Rappaport. Esty explains how journalling with your non-dominant hand can be an important and groundbreaking therapeutic treatment, and how this can be very helpful when it comes to relationship issues. Find Esty here and get a free mini session: @LifePixRelationships For a FREE mini session: http://LifePixRelationships.as.me

Duration:00:40:23

90: E90: Inappropriate Behaviours in Relationships - Adult Subscriptions

8/30/2020
What counts as inappropriate behaviour in a relationships? In this first part of an ongoing series examining inappropriate behaviours in couples, Aindrea & Rich discuss the trend of adult or sexual subscriptions on platforms like Only Fans. Is using something like Only Fans cheating? Is it wrong? How can you talk about this with your partner? Discover this and so much more in this new episode.

Duration:01:06:24

89: E89: Healing past traumas, with Orit Krug

8/23/2020
This week, Aindrea & Rich are joined by Orit Krug, a dance movement therapist and trauma expert. Orit explains how trauma from previous experiences can sabotage our current and future relationships, and what we can do to heal from this trauma once and for all. Tune in for a fascinating and incredibly helpful episode. Learn more about Orit: Website: http://www.oritkrug.com Free Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lastinglovemovement/ Also, all of our listeners are invited to take...

Duration:01:01:00