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REALationships Podcast

English, Personal/Lifestyle/Family, 1 season, 92 episodes, 3 days, 4 hours
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The truth behind successful relationships.
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Shame: The Silent Killer of Relationships

In this episode, we discuss the subtle yet powerful ways shame can permeate and influence the dynamics of a marriage. Drawing from both personal experiences and research, we uncover how shame manifests within the context of marriage, often operating beneath the surface yet profoundly impacting communication, trust, and intimacy. From societal expectations to familial upbringing, we examine the various sources from which shame can stem, shaping our beliefs about ourselves and our worthiness of love.  
5/3/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 1 second
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Restoring Your Marriage After an Affair

In this episode, we discuss the delicate journey couples embark on to mend their marriage after the devastation of an affair. Join us as we explore the three crucial phases of healing, from the initial shock and pain to rebuilding trust and intimacy. We offer practical strategies and compassionate guidance for couples navigating this challenging terrain. Whether you're seeking reconciliation or understanding, this episode provides a roadmap for couples to navigate the tumultuous waters of betrayal and emerge stronger together. 
4/26/202454 minutes, 41 seconds
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It's Not a Competition

This episode tackles the often overlooked issue of rivalry within relationships and guides you towards fostering true partnership. Are you inadvertently creating competition with your partner rather than building a unified front? Don't let competition undermine your connection. Subscribe for more episodes loaded with relationship advice aimed at helping you achieve the harmony and love you desire. Follow us on social media for daily tips and visit our website for comprehensive resources from intimacy experts. Let's journey together towards building healthy relationships, one podcast at a time.  
3/20/202455 minutes, 10 seconds
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Transform Conflicts into Connections with Your Spouse

Transform your conflicts into deeper connections with your spouse today! In this empowering episode of the Real Relationship Podcast, Asha and Devon dive into the heart of conflict in marriage, debunking myths and shedding light on the truth that, yes, all couples argue, but it's how you navigate those disputes that can turn disagreements into opportunities for growth. Join us as we explore not just the challenges of marital conflicts but also the transformative power of facing them head-on, with practical advice and relatable anecdotes that make navigating these turbulent waters a little easier. From the importance of understanding the root causes of arguments to learning effective communication techniques, we've got you covered with expert advice that can lead to healthier, more fulfilling relationships. Don't let conflict keep you and your loved one apart. Subscribe to our podcast for more relationship advice, follow us on social media for daily tips and support, and visit our website for additional resources. Together, we can turn the tide on conflict in marriage and pave the way for a deeper, more meaningful connection with your spouse. Your journey to a happier, healthier relationship starts here. #MarriageSupport #ConflictResolutionStrategies #MarriageCounseling #RelationshipConflictResolution #MarriageIssues  
3/7/202427 minutes, 49 seconds
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Finding the Perfect Partner

In this thought-provoking episode, we dive deep into the age-old question: Are matches for relationships made in heaven, or do they require hard work and dedication? Join us as we explore the contrasting perspectives, unraveling the myths surrounding romantic connections. Drawing from personal experiences and psychological research, we challenge the notion of predestined soulmates and examine the significance of effort in nurturing a fulfilling relationship. Is there truly a cosmic force orchestrating our love lives, or are we the architects of our own romantic destinies?
2/9/202446 minutes, 43 seconds
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How to Build Emotional Connection

Join us as we delve into the importance of building emotional connections in relationships through the power of recognizing and responding to bids for connection. Relationships thrive on the small moments, the seemingly mundane interactions that carry the potential to deepen intimacy and understanding. Discover how these subtle gestures, expressions, and even casual remarks are the building blocks of emotional intimacy. Learn to decode the language of connection and understand how responding positively to bids can create a reservoir of trust, love, and warmth in your relationships. We explore practical tips and real-life examples to help you tune into your partner's bids and respond in ways that strengthen the emotional fabric of your connection. From active listening to validating emotions, we provide actionable strategies that can transform your interactions and foster a sense of security and closeness.  
2/1/202448 minutes, 50 seconds
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Creating A Deeper Friendship

Unlock the secrets to a thriving marriage through the power of friendship. Dive deep into the conversation with Asha and Devon Still as they share their journey and insights on building a relationship foundation based on genuine understanding and respect. Discover how taking the time to truly know your partner beyond surface-level interactions can fortify your bond and help you navigate life's challenges together. The Stills candidly discuss the importance of annual relationship check-ins, setting goals, and fostering a supportive environment for growth. They emphasize the transformative impact of aligning personal development with relationship dynamics, providing you with empowering strategies to boost the intimacy and resilience in your own marriage. Whether you're newlywed or seeking to rekindle the spark in a long-standing union, this episode is packed with valuable insights that can help you transcend the fear of marriage and reignite the passion. Join Asha and Devon as they guide you through the art of transforming friendship into a robust pillar of your marriage, ensuring that your relationship flourishes in the years to come. Don't forget to subscribe for more heartfelt advice from the Real Relationship experts, and remember to turn your marriage into a real friendship that can withstand any storm. For additional resources and to join a community dedicated to maintaining healthy relationships, visit btscards.com and take the first step towards a deeper connection with your partner today. #RelationshipAdvice #Marriage #DevonStill #AshaStill #Realtionships #Podcast
1/24/202440 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Breakthrough

Recognizing that breakthroughs are not just about overcoming obstacles but also about rediscovering the love and partnership that initially brought them together. This episode aims to reassure and empower couples, reminding them that it's never too late to embark on a journey of rediscovery and renewal.
12/15/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 56 seconds
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Creating Successful Blended Families with Ron Deal

This episode isn't just another discussion; it's a transformative journey featuring insights from Ron Deal, author of "The Smart Stepfamily Marriage," who brings decades of expertise to the table. Whether you're a stepparent, a biological parent, or a co-parent, this episode addresses the hard-hitting challenges blended families face—from managing expectations and parenting styles to fostering trust and harmony among all members. From real-life anecdotes to professional advice, you'll learn that with commitment, patience, and growth, creating a successful blended family is more than a dream—it's an achievable reality. Don't just navigate the blended family dynamic; thrive within it. Subscribe to our channel for more empowering strategies that boost the intimacy and connection in your relationships. You're not alone on this journey, and with the right knowledge, your family can experience the bliss of being beautifully blended. #BlendedFamily #RelationshipGoals #FamilyBliss #StepParenting 👉 For more valuable insights on relationships, follow us on social media and don't forget to hit that subscribe button for the latest episodes filled with relationship advice. Transform your family dynamic today! CHAPTERS: 0:00 - Blended Family Introduction 2:09 - Successful Marriage Tips 6:25 - Enhancing Giving in Relationships 11:32 - Challenges in Married Life 15:42 - Biological Parent Role in Stepfamilies 23:47 - Difficult Conversations with Children 27:52 - Co-Parenting Harmony Strategies 34:30 - Navigating Difficult Ex-Partners 37:14 - Stepchild-Stepparent Naming Dilemma 42:05 - Building Stepparent-Stepchild Bonds 46:34 - Overcoming Rejection in Stepfamilies 52:17 - Managing Parent-Stepchild Comparisons 56:20 - Trust in Stepfamily Discipline 59:35 - Understanding Real Love
11/27/20231 hour, 47 seconds
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Overcoming the Fear of Marriage

  The fear of marriage, often referred to as gamophobia, is a complex phenomenon with various contributing factors. People may experience anxiety or hesitation about marriage for a multitude of reasons, and individual experiences vary. In this episode, we discuss some common factors that can contribute to the fear of marriage and how to overcome them. 
11/20/202345 minutes, 11 seconds
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The List

In this episode. we dive deep into the world of dating and the surprising ways in which our unrealistic dating lists can become obstacles on the path to finding true love. We'll explore how society's expectations, pop culture, and personal desires shape the checklists we bring to the dating game. Discover your marriage score here ----- www.marriagehealthassessment.com
10/26/202336 minutes, 40 seconds
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Are We Really Friends

In this podcast episode, we delve into the profound importance of cultivating a deep and lasting friendship within your marriage. Love is undoubtedly a crucial foundation, but the sustaining power of friendship often goes underestimated. Discover practical tips on how to nurture a deeper friendship that stands the test of time. Whether you're already in a long-term relationship or just starting your journey together, this episode will inspire you to prioritize and cherish the deep friendship that underlies your love story.
10/13/202341 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Dangers of a Work Spouse

Today, we're delving into a topic that many of us might be familiar with but often overlook or underestimate – the concept of a "work spouse." It sounds harmless, even endearing, but beneath the surface, there are hidden dangers that can have far-reaching consequences for your marriage.
9/16/202339 minutes, 11 seconds
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Balance at Home: The Crucial Link Between Household Duties and Marital Satisfaction

In this episode, we delve into the often underestimated yet critical impact that the division of household duties has on the satisfaction and longevity of marriages. Join us as we explore real-life stories, and research findings that shed light on how the equitable distribution of chores can be a powerful catalyst for marital harmony or discord. Discover practical strategies, communication tips, and compelling anecdotes that will not only strengthen your relationship but also inspire a more balanced and fulfilling partnership at home. 
9/9/202350 minutes, 28 seconds
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Roll the Clips

9/1/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 15 seconds
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Divorce Is An Option

In this episode, we dive deep into the emotionally charged debate surrounding the question: Should divorce be a legitimate option within the institution of marriage? Join us as we navigate the complex web of perspectives, values, and societal norms that shape our understanding of this topic.   CHECKOUT OUR REAL LOVE COLLECTION MERCH www.reallovecollection.com SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST  Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX   Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT   SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL      https://shorturl.at/ioM46  CONNECT WITH THE STILLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationsh... | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill|https://www.instagram.com/devonstill  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationships|https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationship...|https://www.tiktok.com/@devon_still | https://www.tiktok.com/@ashastill 
8/18/202355 minutes, 17 seconds
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Unpacking the Lies

What's up Real Ones! We've been gone for a couple of weeks, but we are back discussing some of the topics, or should we say lies, about relationships being discussed online. This should be interesting!   CHECKOUT OUR REAL LOVE COLLECTION MERCH www.reallovecollection.com SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST  Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX   Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT   SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL      https://shorturl.at/ioM46  CONNECT WITH THE STILLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationsh... | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill |https://www.instagram.com/devonstill  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationships |https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationship... |https://www.tiktok.com/@devon_still | https://www.tiktok.com/@ashastill 
8/4/20231 hour, 1 minute, 39 seconds
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Do I Matter?

In this episode, we discuss the importance of feeling valued and adding value to relationships. Through real-life examples and research, you will uncover the secrets to fostering a deep sense of significance and belonging in your relationship. Don't miss this transformative episode that will inspire you to prioritize 'mattering' as a cornerstone of lasting love and fulfillment!   CHECKOUT OUR REAL LOVE COLLECTION MERCH www.reallovecollection.com SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST  Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX   Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT   SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL      https://shorturl.at/ioM46  CONNECT WITH THE STILLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationsh... | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill | https://www.instagram.com/devonstill  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationships | https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationship... | https://www.tiktok.com/@devon_still | https://www.tiktok.com/@ashastill
7/8/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 53 seconds
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Why Dating Is So Hard Now

In this episode, we discuss the complexities of dating in today's digital age. Join us as we explore the many factors contributing to the challenges and frustrations a lot of individuals face when searching for love and companionship. From the influence of technology and changing social dynamics to the pressures of self-presentation and unrealistic expectations, we unravel the intricate web of reasons behind the difficulty of modern dating. Whether you're single, in a relationship, or simply curious about the shifting landscape of romance, this episode is a must-listen for anyone seeking to understand why dating has become so complicated.   CHECKOUT OUR REAL LOVE COLLECTION MERCH www.reallovecollection.com SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST  Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX   Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL     https://shorturl.at/ioM46  CONNECT WITH THE STILLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill | https://www.instagram.com/devonstill  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationships | https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationshipspodcast | https://www.tiktok.com/@devon_still | https://www.tiktok.com/@ashastill   
6/29/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 45 seconds
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Just Google It

In today's episode, we review and answer the top 3 most Googled relationship questions. ★☆SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST NOW Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX  Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT  ★☆ SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW    https://shorturl.at/ioM46 ★☆ CONNECT WITH THE STILLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill | https://www.instagram.com/devonstill Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationships | https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  | TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationship 
6/25/202358 minutes, 30 seconds
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Will You Be Our Friend?

In today's episode, we tackle a common challenge many couples face: finding couple friends. We explore the reasons why it can be difficult, share personal experiences, and provide practical tips for overcoming this hurdle. Join us as we discuss the complexities of building and maintaining friendships as a couple.   ★☆SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST NOW  Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX  Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT    ★☆ SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW    https://shorturl.at/ioM46 ★☆ CONNECT WITH THE STILLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationsh... | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill/ | https://www.instagram.com/devonstill/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationshi... | https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationship... | https://www.tiktok.com/@devon_still | https://www.tiktok.com/@ashastill
6/16/202358 minutes, 27 seconds
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Stuck In A Sexless Marriage

In this enlightening episode, we talk to "America's Intimacy Expert" Dr. Viviana Coles about the often challenging and sensitive topic of overcoming a sexless marriage. We explore the underlying causes, potential solutions, and empowering strategies to rebuild intimacy and restore the spark in your relationship. Dr. Coles brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience, offering valuable insights into the emotional, psychological, and physical aspects of a sexless marriage. Drawing from her expertise in couples therapy and relationship counseling, she provides practical tips and guidance for individuals and couples seeking to navigate this complex issue.   Visit https://doctorviviana.com/ref/172 to learn how Dr. Viviana Coles can help you boost the intimacy and sexual desires in your relationship.   ★☆★ SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST NOW  Apple: https://shorturl.at/bfJKX  Spotify: https://shorturl.at/fmvxT    ★☆★ SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW https://shorturl.at/ioM46   ★☆★ CONNECT WITH US ON SOCIAL MEDIA  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast/ | https://www.instagram.com/ashastill/ | https://www.instagram.com/devonstill/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/realationshipspodcast | https://www.facebook.com/LikeDevonStill  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@realationshipspodcast | https://www.tiktok.com/@devon_still | https://www.tiktok.com/@ashastill 
6/8/202347 minutes, 40 seconds
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What's The Score

Discover the damaging effects of keeping score in your marriage in this episode. We discuss the negative impact of tallying up wins and losses, and how it can erode trust, communication, and intimacy between partners. Gain a fresh perspective on why it's crucial to let go of the scoreboard mentality and embrace a more collaborative approach to resolving conflicts and sharing responsibilities. Don't let keeping score sabotage your relationship - watch this video to learn how to create a harmonious and thriving marriage based on mutual understanding and empathy.
6/1/202349 minutes, 8 seconds
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A Painful Perspective

What's up Real Ones! In this episode we delve into the profound impact that trauma can have on one's perspective toward love and discuss the connection between past wounds and present-day experiences. We also discuss our thoughts on the Derrick Jackson scandal. Tune in now!
5/26/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 5 seconds
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I Wish I Would Have

We are celebrating our 7 year anniversary! Tune in to discover the ultimate guide to overcoming the infamous "7-year itch" in marriage. From effective communication techniques to reigniting intimacy, we explore proven strategies and expert insights that pave the way for a strong and healthy lifelong partnership. Join us on this transformative journey towards a love that stands the test of time.
5/12/202356 minutes, 23 seconds
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There's No "I" In We, Or Is There?

5/2/20231 hour, 45 seconds
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Money and Marriage

What's Up Real Ones?! In this week's episode, we got a chance to sit down and discuss all things finance with Rasmey personality, Jade Warshaw.  Listen as she shares her story of how she was able to pay off almost half a million dollars worth of debt and become debt free. She now coaches others alongside her husband to help them get out of debt and become financially free!
4/24/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 51 seconds
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Values Before Vision

4/21/202340 minutes, 52 seconds
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Friday Quickie: Skillful Communication

4/7/20234 minutes, 19 seconds
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Dating Is Practicing Divorce

What's Up Real Ones?!   In this week's episode we wanted to unpack a clip we saw on social media that stated "dating is practicing for divorce". This definitely caught our attention and opened our eyes to see that maybe our habits formed in previous relationships can determine if we stay married or get divorced.
4/6/202357 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Ultimatum

What's Up Real Ones ?!  Have you ever fallen victim to your partner giving you an ultimatum? In this episode, we unpack the dangers of demanding your partner to make a decision in your relationship and how doing so can ultimately lead to the demise of your relationship. 
3/30/202354 minutes, 20 seconds
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For the Culture?

What's Up Real Ones?!  After a controversial week of trending topics on social media, we decided to discuss The Culture's impact on relationships in today's society and share our thoughts on the matter.
3/23/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 10 seconds
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Trauma Leads to Drama

What's Up Real Ones! We're Back!!! In this episode, we wanted to unpack the trauma baggage many of us unknowingly carry throughout life. We decided to share our personal stories of how childhood trauma showed up in our relationship as adults. And discuss how you can identify if you are suffering from past trauma in your current relationship.
3/10/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 57 seconds
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Don't Give Up On Love

What's Up Real Ones!  In this episode, we wanted to be extremely vulnerable and share a personal dark time that unfortunately so many people face. We hope that this episode will bring light to someone facing a dark time. And help them to see things can get better after the storm.
10/11/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Irreconcilable Differences

What's Up Real Ones! After the recent news of several celeb couples announcing their divorce this week, we decided to have an open discussion on our thoughts on divorce. And how we were able to navigate our relationship through the storms we endured to avoid having to file for divorce.
10/6/20221 hour, 33 seconds
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Benefits of Marriage

What's Up Real Ones!  After seeing a discussion on social media and hearing so many people having a negative perception of marriage, we thought it was critical to discuss the benefits of marriage in today's society and how you can potentially alter your opinion on marriage for the better!
9/21/202248 minutes, 42 seconds
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Sleeping Separately

What's Up Real Ones! After seeing a post on social media about couples sleeping in separate rooms we wanted to dive deeper into the topic and determine if sleeping separately from your spouse contributes to marital/relationship dissatisfaction or satisfaction. We were surprised by our findings and think you all will be too!
9/15/202233 minutes, 29 seconds
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Emotional Availability

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode, we wanted to unpack what emotional availability looks like in a relationship. Why do some individuals seem emotionally unavailable? And things you can do if you or your partner is having a difficult time being emotionally available. 
8/22/202254 minutes, 30 seconds
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What Do Women Really Want?

What's Up Real Ones! This topic got rather heated in the comment section when we posted an article we came across on social media, that discussed the decrease in opportunities for men to date due to the rise of higher expectations of women. So, we decided to break down the article and research we came across and dive deep into why this controversial topic struck a flame with so many people.
8/12/202242 minutes
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Let's Talk About Sex

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode, we want to go back to the basics and discuss sex values. Most of us have a clear understanding of our values in life but have you ever asked yourself or your partner what are your sex values? We decided to share our take on the conversation that can be uncomfortable for some while sharing key questions to ask yourself or your partner to have a better understanding of how you value sex. 
8/6/202244 minutes, 3 seconds
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Too Much Confusion

What's Up Real Ones! So after hearing several conversations on social media, we thought it was necessary to run it back and break down the meaning of submission and how it relates to marriage. We decided to share two very different perspectives on the topic that we came across on Instagram while also giving the biblical definition of what it means to be a submissive wife.
7/16/202257 minutes, 17 seconds
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Baby On Board

What's Up Real Ones! It's been some time since our last episode and most of you thought we left ya'll on "READ" for good. But we are back and with have some exciting news to share. In this episode catch up with us on the highs and lows we experienced over the past three months that kept us away for far too long.
7/7/202230 minutes, 15 seconds
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How Can I Protect You

What's Up Real Ones! After so many discussions about the Oscars this week, we decided to share our thoughts on the matter and break down what it means to protect your woman and how a quick decision can drastically impact your life.
3/31/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 20 seconds
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I'm Not Ready

Imagine you are dating someone for a couple of months and everything is going great! Just when you think it's time to take things to the next level and make it official, the person you're dating decides they aren't ready for a relationship and call it quits. In this episode, we break down the truth behind some break-up statements that just don't make sense!
3/24/202242 minutes
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Don't Go To Sleep Mad?

What's Up Real Ones! Who said don't go to sleep mad? Is that really something that most of us can keep our word on? In this episode, we share some of our recent struggles of falling short of properly handling conflict even though we have all the tools and resources to effectively communicate and resolve conflict. Sometimes, challenges arise that set your relationship back but it doesn't have to stay there. We discuss how to acknowledge your faults and address the problem with love. 
3/9/202247 minutes, 6 seconds
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Speak Up

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode, we wanted to touch on the importance of allowing men to be vulnerable and comfortable enough to speak their truth, without the fear of being judged as "soft". We unpack the history of this negative mentality and how we can set the tone for a better future for emotionally intelligent men!
2/24/202253 minutes, 2 seconds
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My Spouse Loves Our Kids More Than Me

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode, we discuss the cause and effects of putting your children before your spouse and how detrimental it can be for your relationship. Sit back and relax while we unpack this very touchy topic.  
2/9/202241 minutes, 8 seconds
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Friday Quickie: Criticism

2/4/20222 minutes, 42 seconds
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Fight For Your REALationship

What's Up Real Ones! It's February and we are celebrating Black History Month and The Month of Love!   In this episode we wanted to breakdown and discuss the importance of "fighting" for your relationship after seeing so many people on social media say, they are no longer fighting to make their relationship work. We wanted to clear the blurred lines of what it means to fight for your relationship (making a determined effort) and how to be intentional with you words, actions, and resources when you going through those tough times.  
2/2/202248 minutes, 23 seconds
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Friday Quickie: Negative Sentiment Override

What's Up Real Ones!  When trust is broken in relationships, most couples suffer from Negative Sentiment Override (NSO). NSO is when you believe everything your partner does is negative or has a hidden agenda. In this quickie, we discuss some solutions that can help you turn those negative interactions into positive ones!   
1/28/20224 minutes, 17 seconds
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I'm Not Your Property

  What's Up Real Ones?! In this episode, we wanted to open up a dialogue on a very controversial topic, "Should a woman take her man's last name when they get married "? After putting up a post on our social media platforms asking this question, we quickly realized that we needed to go more in-depth on this topic and share our perspectives.
1/27/202248 minutes, 6 seconds
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This Goes Out To You

What's Up Real Ones?! We're back at it for another week in a row! This week wanted to dedicate to a few of our real ones and answer some very deep questions that was sent to us in hopes to salvage their relationships.
1/19/202256 minutes, 1 second
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Vaccination Status

What's Up Real Ones!   It's been almost two years since Covid has came in like a catastrophic storm and flipped our lives upside down. Unfortunately, a lot of couples have suffered from this devastating disease, that has lead to breakup and divorce. In this episode we wanting to discuss some of the factors contributing to the demise of relationships and how you can "vaccinate"  your relationship to help during these difficult times.
1/12/20221 hour, 1 minute, 26 seconds
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2022 Vibes

What's Up Real Ones! Happy New Year! 2022 has arrived and everyone is excited for a new year, new start. In this episode we wanted to catch up with you guys and share our thoughts and goals for 2022! 
1/5/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 6 seconds
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Different Parenting Styles

What's Up Real Ones?! In this episode we wanted to share some of our own personal struggles with identifying and accepting each others parenting styles. We also dive into what we believe influenced our parenting styles and provide research based tips to help you if you are struggling to flourish in this area. 
12/8/202156 minutes, 26 seconds
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Cheating Respectfully?

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode we decided to break down a clip we saw on social media about "cheating respectfully". This topic got a lot of attention when we discussed it on one of our Instagram Live, so we wanted to circle back and share our point of views on why we believe this is such a toxic way of thinking.
11/18/202146 minutes, 50 seconds
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Welcome Back!

WELCOME BACK!  What's Up Real Ones?! We've been gone for a minute but we are back and excited to talk to you all again! In this episode we discuss the reason why we took such a long hiatus. We are also dropping some very important gems that will help everyone leading into the holiday season and new year to become the best version of their self NOW! 
11/11/202153 minutes, 40 seconds
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After The Baby

What's Up Real Ones?! In this episode we discuss how important it is to spend quality time with your partner after having a baby. Most couples experience some form of neglect in their relationship after having their first born because the relationship becomes child focused. This sometimes leads to separation or divorce if it's not properly addressed and fixed. Listen closely as we discuss how having our baby girl impacted our relationship and things we did to be intentional about being attuned with each other.
8/24/202150 minutes
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I Hear You

What's Up Real Ones?! In this episode we had the opportunity to chat with author and speaker Micheal S. Sorensen about his book, I Hear You. Micheal breaks down the "Art of Validation" and how learning this method and be life changing in all areas of your life!
7/29/202133 minutes, 7 seconds
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I'm Not Over It

What's Up Real Ones! Have you ever caught yourself arguing with your partner over something that happened months or even years ago? If so, you're not alone. In this episode we discuss why it's so important to resolve those issues (big or small) immediately. And how to set boundaries to avoid those same issues from reoccurring in the future. 
7/21/202140 minutes, 40 seconds
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Laying The Foundation

What's Up Real Ones! Nine years ago we decided to embark on our spiritual journey together and get baptized. We didn't know it then but that decision would be the best decision we made for our relationship. Shortly after we entered a storm so powerful that had we not laid our spiritual foundation when we did we wouldn't be where we are today. In this episode we share our testimony of how impactful it has been for us to build a relationship with God together and how it covered our union during the most difficult times of our lives.
6/29/202147 minutes, 36 seconds
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DoorDash

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode we decided to take it back with a classic, after seeing a post on social media about a petition being signed to cancel Destiny's Child Cater 2 U song. We were so confused by the topic we had to break down the lyrics and share our thoughts! 
6/15/202145 minutes, 35 seconds
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I Need Your Advice

What's Up Real Ones! We are back and ready to fill you in on all the details of why we've been MIA! We appreciate all the love, support, and patience while we got ourselves together. So, we decided to dedicate this episode to our REAL ONES and answer a few of your questions that we thought would be helpful to so many individuals! Be sure to visit our site www.realationshipspodcast.com and check out our first custom piece from our REAL LOVE COLLECTION, our REAL LOVE DEFINED T-shirt!
6/3/202159 minutes, 4 seconds
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Still In Love: 5 Years Later

What's Up Real Ones! Today we are celebrating our 5th year anniversary! So, we wanted to share with you the top five things we learned about ourselves and marriage in these last 5 years. Be sure to listen all the way through because we are definitely dropping gems that can help you and your marriage.
5/13/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 17 seconds
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Love Yourz

What's Up Real Ones! Have you ever noticed yourself comparing your relationship to others on social media and tv? Well if so, your not alone. So many individuals find themselves caught up in the fantasy of living up to someone else's reality. In this episode we discuss how harmful this action is to your relationship and how you should focus less on those around you and more on the person with you. 
4/13/202154 minutes, 18 seconds
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5 Love Languages with Gary Chapman

What's Up Real Ones! Most of us have heard of the 5 Love Languages, and for those who haven't, you're in for a real treat! In this episode we had the pleasure to speak with the creator and author of the 5 Love Languages, Dr. Gary Chapman. We dive deep into what the 5 Love Languages mean and how having a clear understanding of them can transform not only your relationship but your personal life as well. 
3/19/202131 minutes, 21 seconds
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Making Marriage Work with The Gottmans

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode we had the opportunity to sit down with John and Julie Gottman and discuss the key principles of Dr. Gottman's book The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work. The gems they're dropping will surely help your marriage to not only survive but THRIVE!
3/14/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds
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Gorilla Glue

What's Up Real Ones! I'm sure we have all heard about the tragic incident where a young lady thought it was a bright idea to put gorilla glue in her hair. Although we don't recommend using glue as a hair spray substitute, we thought this episode would be a great analogy of how you can use the word GLUE to keep your relationship strong and bonded.    Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast Follow us on Instagram: Podcast- https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast/?hl=en Asha- https://www.instagram.com/ashastill/?hl=en Devon- https://www.instagram.com/stillinthegame/?hl=en
3/5/202153 minutes, 41 seconds
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Submission in Marriage

What's Up Real Ones! In this episode we decided to share our personal thoughts on the controversial topic of submission in marriage and how breaking down the biblical definition helped to change our opinion on the subject.     Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast Follow us on Instagram: Podcast- https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast/?hl=en Asha- https://www.instagram.com/ashastill/?hl=en Devon- https://www.instagram.com/stillinthegame/?hl=en
2/10/202153 minutes, 32 seconds
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Toxic Relationships

What's up Real Ones! Do you find yourself being drawn to toxic individuals? In this we discuss why it is that so many people stay in toxic relationships and how they contribute to the toxicity without even knowing it.    Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast Follow us on Instagram: Podcast- https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast/?hl=en Asha- https://www.instagram.com/ashastill/?hl=en Devon- https://www.instagram.com/stillinthegame/?hl=en
1/26/202152 minutes, 27 seconds
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How Long Is Too Long

What's up Real Ones! After receiving a message from one of our Real Ones about this topic we thought it would be interesting to discuss and get your feedback on how long is too long to wait for marriage? Some people believe that 6 to 12 months is enough time to determine if you want to spend the rest of your life with your partner. In this episode we share our opinion of what is the "right" time and determining factors to pop the question, "Will You Marry Me". Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast Follow us on Instagram: Podcast- https://www.instagram.com/realationshipspodcast/?hl=en Asha- https://www.instagram.com/ashastill/?hl=en Devon- https://www.instagram.com/stillinthegame/?hl=en   
1/8/202147 minutes, 44 seconds
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Here's To The New Year!

2020 has been an emotional roller coaster for all of us. In this episode we recap all the highs and lows we experienced this year and discuss our goals for 2021! Click the link below to learn more about our patreon launching January 1st, 2021.  Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast 
12/31/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 27 seconds
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You Got Questions, We've Got Answers

What's up Real Ones! We decided to dedicate this episode to you, as promised. We receive so many questions asking for advice on how to get over an ex, dealing with a long distance relationship, to how to spice up a dwindling relationship. After going through all those messages we figured it was only right to answer all those questions and more in this episode. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the bumpy ride! Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast 
12/22/202050 minutes, 14 seconds
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Who Do You Turn To?

What's up Real Ones?! In this episode we are exploring one of the many principles we learned from reading, Dr. John Gottman's book "The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work". We discuss the acts of turning towards or turning away from your partner and how catching your partner's "bid" can make or break your relationship. Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
12/9/202050 minutes, 37 seconds
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Meet The Parents

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11/26/202052 minutes, 9 seconds
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Predicting Divorce/Break Ups

In this episode we discuss Dr. John Gottman's theory of the four horseman, after reading his book The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. We dive deep into what causes the four horseman to arise in your relationship and how you can resolve issues stemming from the four horseman to avoid separation or divorce. Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
11/17/202052 minutes, 55 seconds
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We Weren't Expecting This

After taking a month long hiatus, we felt it was time to share our story of getting pregnant but unfortunately having a miscarriage. This is a very sensitive topic that so many women experience, which is why we decided to share our personal story to help us with our healing process. While also being able to resonate with any other woman or couple that has dealt or is currently dealing with this traumatic experience.  Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
11/9/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 36 seconds
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I Cheated

After months of contemplating if we wanted to discuss this topic, we decided to put our pride to the side and talk about the impact cheating had on our relationship and how it almost ended our marriage.  Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
10/3/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 18 seconds
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Double Standards

It's hard to over look the fact that the world has been driven by double standards since the beginning of time. In this episode we thought it would be interesting to share our perspectives on some of the top double standards in relationships.  Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
9/23/202041 minutes, 29 seconds
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Blended Family Challenges

In this episode we dive deep into a much needed discussion about blended families. We give our experience on the good, bad, and everything in between! Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
9/15/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 25 seconds
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Cohabitate or Not To Cohabitate, That Is The Question

Growing up our parents always told us not to shack up before marriage. However, we chose to do the complete opposite and moved in together dating for a year. In this episode we discuss our experience on living together before marriage and how it affected our relationship. Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
8/27/202047 minutes, 6 seconds
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That's Not Love

How do you define a toxic relationship? In this episode we dive deep into what caused our relationship to become toxic. And we share the steps we took to resolve toxic learned behavior from our past, in order for us to have a loving and respectful relationship.  Join our Patreon for exclusive content - https://www.patreon.com/realationshipspodcast
8/12/202036 minutes, 46 seconds
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What's Influencing Your Influencer?

In a world full of "Influencers", it can be hard to weed out the real from the fake. In this episode we discuss what it means to be an influencer and how important it is to know the values of the people you choose to follow.   
8/6/202036 minutes, 48 seconds
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Worth A Ring Or Just A Fling?

If you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it! In today's episode we're discussing how to determine if the person you're dating is worth building a future with, or just a booty call!
4/1/202043 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Big "F" Word

Finances are on of the top leading causes for divorce. with that being said, let's discuss how to handle financial issues in your relationship. So you can make that money and not let it make you!
3/18/202037 minutes, 27 seconds
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Going The Distance Pt.2

As we discussed in episode 6, being in a long distance relationship is hard work and requires a lot of patience. However, you can feel just as distant being in a relationship with someone who lives with you if there is a disconnect between the two of you. In this episode we dive deeper into the topic on why some people become distant in their relationship and how you can redirect your love navigation if you do.
2/4/202042 minutes, 5 seconds
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Going The Distance

Are you struggling to keep your relationship a float because the miles between you and your lover? Whether your required to take a boat or plane being in a long distance relationship is a lot of work. In this episode we share the details on how we managed to overcome the distance between us while living in separate states.
1/26/202036 minutes, 24 seconds
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There's No Such Thing As The Perfect Time

Is there a perfect time to have children? In this episode we share our experience with waiting to have another child and how it put a strain on our relationship. 
1/17/202031 minutes, 18 seconds
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Everything Ain't For Everybody

Making a REALationship work with just two people is hard enough. So why make things harder by adding others to the equation. In this episode we discuss the importance of limiting the amount of people involved in your REALationship. 
1/12/202026 minutes, 52 seconds
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We Shouldn't Have Gotten Married!

Before you say “I Do” you should ask yourself a few questions that will determine if that Do should be DON’T. In this podcast we are diving deep into why we questioned our decision to get married when we did. Listen closely because our couples exercise will help you from making the biggest mistake of your life! 
1/4/202040 minutes, 25 seconds
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Baggage Claim

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Why am I dealing with the same bs in all of my relationships?” Have you ever stopped to think that maybe you are contributing to those issues. It’s a hard pill to swallow but truth is we all have baggage that we carry into relationships. This episode we will discuss our overweight suitcase full of problems and how we managed to unpack our issues one by one.  
12/27/201939 minutes, 35 seconds
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What's Love Got To Do With It

In today’s world a lot of relationships focus on how others perceive their relationship rather than how it really is. After experiencing years of ups and downs, we decided it was time to share the “REAL” about relationships. In this episode, we give you the background of who we are, how we met, why we decided it was time to share our story with you all, and what L.O.V.E means to us. Be sure to listen all the way through because the gems we drop at the end will definitely have you taking notes!   
12/13/201944 minutes, 42 seconds