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Dr. Joe Beam will be joined by his wife, Alice, for this special program as they discuss How to Become the Hero of Your Marriage, and how Alice was the hero of their marriage when she took Joe back after their 3 year divorce. (Watch the video above for some special insight totonight's show...)
What led to the divorce? What happened while they were divorced? And more importantly...why did she take him back?
There's sure to be some laughs, some tears, and some exciting surprises! Don't miss tonight's special one year anniversary show. We look forward to talking to you.
Plus...we're celebrating our one-year anniversary tonight!
You've heard it often...
"Be a safe place for your spouse."
But how can you be a safe place when your spouse is the one leaving? When your spouse is the one berating you? When your spouse is the one who is not a safe place?
Why should you be a safe place?
We'll talk about your questions, concerns, and frustrations tonight on Marriage Radio. Listen live at www.marriageradio.com at 9 pm CST. Missed it live? Find us on iTunes under "Marriage Radio".
Everyone who reviews the Marriage Radio podcast on iTunes will be entered into a monthly drawing to receive 50% off the Marriage Helper 911 workshop.
You may have seen the statistics. One in five marriages are in the "no sex" category. That means they have sex with each other ten times a year or less. Another 15% are in the "low sex" category, which means they have sex with each other 11 to 25 times per year. That means 35% (or we can just round that to one out of three) married American couples between the ages of 18 and 59 make love to each other twice a month or less, and the majority of those are once a month or less.
Notice that these aren't folks in the nursing home.
Does making love this little have an effect on a marriage? On sexual health? On potential affairs? On use?
Yes to all of the above.
In this program, Joe Beam discusses how sex in a marriage is directly affected by the relationship the couple have. More than that, he discusses how to increase both the frequency of lovemaking and the enjoyment that both husband and wife can gain from it.
For those couples where one spouse wants to do something sexually that the other is resistant to do, he offers practical advice about how to solve that problem to the satisfaction (emotionally and sexually) of both spouses.
He also reveals the secret to changing bad sex (or even good sex) to GREAT sex.
Call in to talk with Joe about specific questions you have about lovemaking, anatomy, or anything you wish to learn. No questions are taboo. (Proper language is required.)
If you wish, feel free to use pseudonym to hide your identity. Use a fake British accent if you want, but be sure that Joe talks about what you wish to know by calling to talk with him during the program at 646-378-0424. The program airs live beginning at 9 p.m. Central on February 9, 2016.
How To Save Your Marriage In 2016
It's the start of the new year, and it could also be the start of a new marriage. The same marriage that you fought for last year, but this year, what if it could be different?
What if it could be new? You're probably thinking, "I've tried standing for my marriage, and nothing is working." I understand. We've been there, too.
But tonight, we want to encourage you and revitalize your mindset to help you start 2016 strong in standing for your marriage... ...and how you can do that?
Tune in tonight at 9 pm CST at www.marriageradio.com or by calling in at 646.378.0424.
If you have a question, press the number 1. Everyone we talk to will be entered into a drawing to receive 50% off the Marriage Helper 911 workshop! (The workshop is never publicly offered at this price)
Talk to you tonight!
Ready to reconcile your marriage after a major problem?
Or maybe you want to know how to reconcile your marriage if you can get past your current problem.
In this program we will talk about how the expecations some have about reconciliation are not the same as the reality of what it will take to reconcile, what happens during reconciliaiton, and what your relationship will be like after you've put your marriage back together.
True reconciliation requires things such as:
- Understanding each other's hurt (and the grief process that goes with that hurt).
- Seeking and granting forgiveness.
- Defending each other.
- Rebuilding trust.
- Developing mutual accountability.
- Changing communication patterns.
- Understanding insecurities and potential comparisons.
- Creating rituals (maybe replacing old rituals).
...and much more.
We have as special guests a couple whose marriage was torn apart by infidelity. They resolved their problems and reconciled. They will tell their story.
Additionally, Joe Beam will answer questions from callers during the program about this topic or any other relationship topic they wish to discuss. To be part of the program, call 646-378-0424.
Coming up on 12 years, my first political blog, Marry in Massachusetts, is going on hiatus. I'd long figured to shut it down when we had legal same-sex marriage nationwide. It's time.
I'll cover politics here, a bit in my personal blog, Harrumph, and at Left Ahead. In this show, I'll declare a victory for equality. This is the right kind of collateral damage from yesterday's SCOTUS decision.
I'll talk about that ruling and touch on the majority and dissenting views. I've already done basic analysis on it at Marry in Massachusetts. It's a relief with a tinge of sadness in saying goodbye to the familiar.
Tim and Derek share their thoughts on SCOTUS decision to legalize gay marriage and open up marriage for all.
What do you do when you've tried everything but your spouse still doesn't want to save your marriage?
We have several suggestions, but in this program we offer even more. We have a special guest whose husband does not want to salvage their marriage. She's done all the right things but he still wants no part of it. Yet she is the most positive person we've ever worked with.
How does she stay positive?
What effect does that have on her?
What effect may it have on him?
You can can call to ask her questions. Of course, as always, you can call in your question or comment about anything to do with relationships and Joe Beam will be there to answer.
Join us this Sunday at 4 pm as we discuss the victory for marriage equality in Alabama. This is something that effects all of the people in our state. It will have a dramatic influence on our state being able to attract new business and tourist, as well as creating a better state for our children to live in. Our special guest will be Patrick Scarborough. He is the Former Vice Chair of the Equality Alabama Board. Mr. Scarborough is a native of Alabama having grown up in Dothan. He is a graduate of Auburn University earning a degree in chemical engineering, he also has a MBA from Samford University. He married his husband in a ceremony in Boston just last year, after years together they were finally able to be married. Patrick has been fighting for the rights of the LGBT community in Alabama for years, and in his role with Equality Alabama he has given the folks here in our state hope that a better day is coming. Join us for his interview. We will also have progressive news you can use, and of course the most important thing- You.
Through landmark legislation that passed in Springfield, IL last November, Same Sex Marriage has come in effect as of June 1, 2014. With this new legislation comes many questions and even more gray areas that have yet to be discussed or tested by the court and employers. Questions such as:
What benefits are there for same sex couples?
How may business be affected by marriage equality?
Now that there is marriage equality, how will these couples be impacted in the courtroom in case of a dissolution of their own?
To learn more about these questions and more, tune in to this podcast with Family Law attorney, Jenet Pequeno of Lavelle Law, Ltd.
Have you read any of Rob Watson's gay dad letters? If so, you'll know Rob takes to task those who use their faith as a tool to legally discriminate.
In the next 30 minutes, Rob and Soul (your host) talk about:
are we turning basic respect into a priviledge
are public business owners who challenge state accommodation laws modern day martyrs?
who those denied marriage equality face what other races have faced for centuries - blatant discrimination
a new monthly live-talk show to connect with Rob to discuss past shows, posts and topics near and dear to you.
Get your calendar out. Pencil us in for the last Tuesday evening of every month. (Click on the Follow button above to receive one email reminder of future shows.) Then join us for a lively show!
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