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Our quest to be open about relationships - with others and ourselves
If you know me, you know I love to talk.
If I had to create a perfect weekend day, it would be brunch chatting with my family in the morning, a long hike at noon with my BFF, Rebekkah, and then a playdate at the park with Cassidy so my little one can play with her best buddies. Cassidy always lets me love all over her baby, Roen.
What do all of these activities have in common? TALKING! Deep dives. Sunday brunch is where we learn all about our boys’ lives as they eat chicken and waffles. We talk about their friends (you know I love the gossip), their plans and do deep dives into why The Suicide Boys are so popular with teens (I hate them, the boys love them) or the secret of Joe Kelly’s folk hero success.
When Rebekkah and I hike, we talk for HOURS about all sorts of relationships: with the kids, with the romantic partners in our lives (or not), with our own mental health. Cassidy and I like to dig deep into why things happen in society, how things work, mental health and exercise.
Basically, my dream weekend is full of talking with people whom I find fascinating; connecting on a deep level, being open about what we’re going through emotionally, and getting granular on any given subject.
In addition, as you all know, I’m co-writing a whole entire book about talking! Big news there, too: Our Talk To Your Boys website is now live and we have a mailing list where you can sign up for the occasional email.
That’s why I’m feeling SUPER grateful that my boss, Andrea Miller, invited me to be her first guest on her new podcast … after we recorded it, she asked me to join her as co-host!
Here’s the first episode, it literally JUST dropped:
Yes, it’s called Open Relationships, but it’s not about being polyamorous (though we may have guests on this subject soon, never know!). It’s about being open about how complicated relationships can be, and open about what we feel and go through being “in relationship” with other people.
Two other episodes drop today: Marianne Williamson (yes, I got to interview Marianne and I was blown away) and the Drs. Harville Hendrix & Helen LaKelly Hunt (married psychologists who have created one of the most foundational couples therapy modalities - Imago Therapy!).
I’m super proud that I get to join Jonas and Bryon co-hosting these episodes and feel honored that I’ve been able to work with experts like Harville and Helen for years — and now I get to chat with even more.
I’ve just loved working with experts and learning from them for the last 7 or 8 years I’ve been with YourTango and I’m grateful that we get to share them with all of you.
You can hear us on Spotify, iHeartRadio (yes, it’s an iHeart podcast!), Apple Podcasts and/or YouTube! And the episodes just keep getting better — thank you for growing with us!
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