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Bradenton, FL

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Relationships 101 is a series of conversations about relationships of all kinds: spouses, partners and singles, parents with children and grandchildren, siblings with each other, friendships, and mentors and the mentees whose growth they invest in nurturing. Its central theme emphasizes the importance of relationships to everyone’s quality of life and the problems that occur when they are fractured.

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English


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Relationships 101 – Ritual Sex Abuse of a Boy, Mad Dad’s President on Leavi

3/3/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Neil Brick (ritualabuse.us/smart/neil-brick) about his experience from infancy on as a victim of the ritual sex abuse he endured. We also spoke about how being sexually abused impacts the survivor’s intimate relationships in adulthood. Then she spoke with V.J. Smith (www.MinneapolisMadDads.org), the newly inaugurated national President of Mad … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:56


Relationships 101 – Reclaiming a Vibrant Life after Being Left for Dead, an

2/24/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Bob Wieland (www.bobwieland.com) whose legs were blown off in Viet Nam and zipped into a body bag. When he came back stateside, he required only six weeks’ hospitalization, while some of the soldiers were still in the hospital into their third year. Undaunted by his physical condition, he walks across … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:53:34


Relationships 101 – Chronic Illness and Relationships, Gaining Sobriety by

2/17/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) spoke with Matt Cavallo (www.mattcavallo.com) about his multiple sclerosis that came with a vengeance overnight when he was 28 years old. Although initially, he “walked like a penguin,” he and his wife were able to have two sons. His book is The Dog Book. Then she spoke with Robert Hayward (www.thethirteenthstep.com… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:57


Relationships 101 – The Invisible Wounds of War and The Healing Power of Fo

2/10/2014
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Dr. Beth Erickson (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Dr. Marguerite Guzman Bouvard about her latest book The Invisible Wounds of War about the wounds like PTSD and traumatic brain injury that our returning vets bring home with them. A startling statistic is that there are more people who commit suicide than die in war. Then she spoke with Joseph … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:58:10


Relationships 101 – Grieving for Widows, and Going Back to Connect with an

2/3/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Carole Brody Fleet (www.widowswearstiloettos.com) about her new book Happily Even After about her recovery process after the death of her husband. Carole’s remarriage illustrates that it is possible to heal and love again. Then she spoke with novelist and historian, Peter Golden (www.petergolden.com), about his first novel Comeback … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:57:32


Relationships 101 – Can Catholic Priests Remain Celibate? When a Service Me

1/27/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with a very controversial former bishop within the Old Catholic tradition, Dr. Lou Bordisso, (www.sex,celibacyandpriesthood.com). Dr. Bordisso is now reconciled with the Roman Catholic Church. Then she spoke with Nanette Sagastume (www.wealsoserve.net) about the PTSD of her husband who was a Marine in Vietnam and her own when her … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:56:21


Relationships 101 – Does He Cheat? and Smarter Dating

1/20/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Hollywood screenwriter and Recovering Cheater, Sterling Anderson (www.doeshecheatthebook.com)about the book he and Stephanie Dart wrote based on interviews of 50 cheaters called Does He Cheat? Their primary purpose in writing the book was to empower women to open their eyes. Then she spoke with Dr. Joe Amoia (www.smarterdatingforwomen.com), … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:57


Relationships 101 – Marrying a Narcissist, and What Makes a Successful Entr

1/13/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) interviewed Crystal Clancy (www.crystalclancy.weebly.com) for the second in a four-part series on narcissism. Crystal spend 4 years with a narcissist, became engaged, but broke it off before disaster ensued and she married and had children with him. Then I spoke with Valerie Lothian (www.internettrafficlistbuilding.co.uk) about her work as a mentor and coach of … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:16


Relationships 101 – Hoping against Hope, and Jerry Sandusky’s Abuse of Chil

1/6/2014
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Amanda Bennett (www.facebook.com/costofhope;//) about the emotional and financial costs of searching for a cure of her husband’s cancer. She is the author of The Cost of Hope, which is 2 parts memoir and 1 part investigative journalism. Next, she spoke with Maine State Senator Bill Diamond (www.evilandinnocent.com) about … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:58:27


Relationships 101 – Having a Chronically Ill Sibling, and Overscheduled Kid

12/30/2013
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Dr. Beth (drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Heather Cariou (sixtyfiverosesthebook.com), author of Sixty-Five Roses: A Sister’s Memoir, about the challenges of growing up with both a sister and a brother with Cystic Fibrosis. Heather clearly had to grow up too fast for her own good. Then she spoke with R.T. (Willie) Willard who retired after teaching … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:59


Relationships 101 – Transformed By a Loved One’s Death, and Grandparents Re

12/23/2013
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Kristine Carlson’s memoir Heartbroken Open describes her journey from brokenness to healing after the death of her husband, bestselling author Richard Carlson. Dr. Elizabeth Wohl and I spoke about grandparents rearing their grandchildren for whatever reason, whether the child’s parents are incarcerated, addicted, deployed, or dead. Certainly, there are challenges, but there also are multiple rewards.… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:59


Relationships 101 – Cults and Spiritual Terrorism, and Becoming an Entrepre

12/16/2013
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The work of Dr. Boyd Purcell, author of Spiritual Terrorism, stands at the crossroads of psychology and theology. What makes some people susceptible to spiritual abuse while others are immune? What gives cult leaders their power? Kristen Brown became a widow at 31, and instead of sinking into depression, she became an entrepreneur. We discussed the skills and personal … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:59


Relationships 101 – Building a Chosen Family, and Choosing to Remain a Fami

12/9/2013
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Two I spoke with Glenn Plaskin, author of Katie Up and Down the Hall: The Story of How One Dog Turned Five Neighbors into a Family, about chosen families, second chances, life and death, loneliness, and adapting to change. My second guests were a couple, Piper Hoffman and Aviv Roth, who shared their decision, their feelings, and their process … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:44


Relationships 101 – Developing a Post-Divorce Co-Parental Team, and Childle

12/1/2013
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When Marlene Clay divorced, she vowed not to repeat the mistakes of her parents and stepmother. So she forged a co-parental team with her ex and his new wife. Laura Carroll, author of Families of 2, interviewed 30 couples who are childless by choice that suggest a roadmap for those who choose to remain a family of 2. We discussed … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:50


Relationships 101 – Giving Birth to a “Savior Child,” and Complementarity i

11/25/2013
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I spoke with Beth Whitehouse, an award winning journalist at Newsday who wrote The Match: “Savior Siblings” and One Family’s Battle to Heal Their Daughter. It details a couple’s heart wrenching journey to save their child’s life. Then I spoke with Dr. Barry Ginsberg about how people are attracted to each other in complementary ways and how to maintain … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:50


Relationships 101 – Mothers and Daughters Part II and Rethinking Conception

11/18/2013
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In the second of a 3-part series, my first guest is Julie Pech. Some people just have a knack for knowing how to parent, and she is one. My second guest, Elsa Prado, discussed some of the moral issues she struggles with now, that she wasn’t aware of when she was artificially inseminated to save her marriage. Although she loves … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 01:00:01


Relationships 101 – Mothers and Daughters Part I On Stage and In Life

11/11/2013
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The first of a series of shows about why Mother-Daughter relationships can be so conflictual, I spoke with family therapist Dr. LeslieBeth Wish, to get her perspective on this very important topic. We discussed tips for making this relationship constructive. My next guest was actor, novelist, and playwright, Shane Briant, who talked about his latest novel, Worst Nightmares, about … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:54


Relationships 101 – Politics with a U.S. Senator, Out of the Closet into th

5/13/2013
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Dr. Beth Erickson (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with Senator Adlai Stevenson III (www.Adlai3.com), author of The Black Book, about our political landscape nationally and internationally. Politics is in his DNA. His grandfather was Vice President of the U.S. before the turn of the 20th century, and his father was U.N. Ambassador. Then she spoke with Selisse Berry … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:03


Relationships 101 – Building Character in Teens, and In the Shadow of a Wor

5/6/2013
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) first spoke with award-winning author Barbara A. Lewis (www.freespirit.com) about her book What Do You Stand For, For Teens which concerns building character in teens, which can be seen as a strategy for preventing bullying and igniting creativity. Then she spoke with Dr. John Stafford Peale, author of Just How Far From the … Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:38


Relationships 101 – Chronic Illness and Relationships, Gaining Sobriety by

4/29/2013
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Dr. Beth (www.drbetherickson.com) spoke with Matt Cavallo (www.mattcavallo.com) about his multiple sclerosis that came with a vengeance overnight when he was 28 years old. Although initially, he “walked like a penguin,” he and his wife were able to have two sons. His book is The Dog Book. Then she spoke with Robert Hayward (www.thethirteenthstep.com… Read more about this episode...

Duration: 00:59:57

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