How Married Are You?

How Married Are You?

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You may know Glen from Beleaf in Fatherhood where he gives a real life perspective of life as a stay at home parent. This podcast is an extension of his youtube series, where he & Yvette sit down on a weekly basis to share their parenting and marriage experiences as a unit. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hmay/support


HMAY?! 039| He Should Know Better!
Jun 6 • 29 min
We have been MIA for quite some time. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we take some time to update you all about where we’ve been and what we’ve been up to! Today’s topic centers around the sentiment that Yvette believes that others believe ‘the home…
HMAY?! 038| Let’s Just Be Friends
May 16 • 41 min
Glen’s back!!! In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, Yvette shares what she learned from her conversation with Julie who is one of the people she mentions in episode 35 as knowing Glen really well. We are now on YouTube!!! If you’d like to watch this…
HMAY?! 037| He Left Me Alone
May 9 • 41 min
Glen is out of town, but I (Yvette) didn’t wanna miss a week of the podcast. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, I take some time to answer some questions that were submitted to me via instagram. Make sure you’re following us there so you don’t miss a…
HMAY?! 036| We Value Different Things
May 2 • 70 min
Last week we engaged in a pretty intense conversation regarding some issues we’re having in our marriage. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we share some revelations we’ve had since then as well as address some of the comments/feedback we’ve gotten…
HMAY?! 035| Our Last Episode
Apr 25 • 70 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, you get the raw and ugly of life in the Henry house right now. Yvette had a whole discussion planned for this week’s episode of HMAY, but given a conversation we had earlier in the day of this recording it would have…
HMAY?! 034| Is He Man Enough?!
Apr 18 • 44 min
Yvette listened to a recent podcast (linked below) in which the topic of masculinity vs. manhood came up. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we discuss the difference between the two. We explore ways that we’ve been informing our sons’ masculinity and…
HMAY?! 033| She’s High Maintenance
Apr 11 • 39 min
What does it mean to be high maintenance anyway?! In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, Glen brings up all the receipts of how Yvette is high maintenance. She denies any such qualifications, but what do you all think? Does Glen have enough evidence to…
HMAY?! 032| Should Women Propose to Men?
Apr 4 • 49 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we answer a question from a viewer in crisis about whether or not it’s necessary for a man to ask his girlfriend’s dad for his blessing to marry his daughter. Listen in as we discuss this and other things that come up…
HMAY?! 031| Powerful Women Don’t Need Men
Mar 28 • 44 min
Glen heard it said, “Behind every great man you’ll find a strong woman, but you can find a great woman standing alone.” In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we try to debunk this theory. Tune in to see if we were successful or not. Engage with our most…
HMAY?! 030| Tell ‘Em Why Mad, Babe!
Mar 14 • 32 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, you guys get an inside look at how hormones from pregnancy can heighten emotions in marriage. Yvette is feeling some type of way, and Glen gives her the opportunity to unload on him. Thank you so much to those of you…
HMAY? 029| Mom Guilt vs. Dad Guilt
Mar 7 • 54 min
Hashtag “Mom Guilt” is something widely seen across social media platforms. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we discuss parental guilt as a whole. We discuss how moms and dads experience parental guilt differently. While this episode is heavy on the…
HMAY?! 028| Has Our Public Lifestyle Taken a Toll on Our Marriage? (Q&A)
Feb 28 • 53 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, YOU asked, WE answered! We talk anger issues, finances, age gaps, parental hardships and even whether or not our public lifestyle has taken a toll on our marriage. Tune in and find out all that we had to say. Let us…
HMAY?! 027| My Husband Didn’t Get Me Anything for Valentine’s Day!
Feb 21 • 48 min
Bear with us as Yvette gives an informal and brief history lesson on the origin of Valentine’s Day! In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we discuss Valentine’s Day 2019. Let’s just say it reflected the cold rainy weather that was SoCal that day. We…
HMAY?! 026| Black Love & Parenting
Feb 14 • 55 min
Happy Valentines Day Everyone!!! In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we discuss why black love is a thing as well as preconceived notions about parenting and the different types of parenting styles there are. Voting is still open for the Shorty Awards.…
HMAY?! 025| The Requirements to Be My Wife
Feb 8 • 56 min
Consider this a continuation of our chat about our engagement last week. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we discuss the infamous list Glen has mentioned several times in past episodes, the actual proposal, sex, Glen’s true feelings about Yvette’s…
HMAY?! 024| Regrets of Our Engagement!
Feb 1 • 41 min
One of the things we love about the listeners of this podcast is that you’re not all married. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we are specifically talking to those of you who are engaged to be married or plan to get married one day sooner or later.…
HMAY?! 023| Our Thoughts on “Surviving R. Kelly”
Jan 24 • 45 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we talk about how we feel after watching the #SurvingRKelly Lifetime documentary series. We are now on YouTube!!! If you’d like to watch this podcast episode or any others before it, go subscribe to our YouTube…
HMAY?! 022| We’re Debt Free!!!
Jan 16 • 36 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we share our exciting news of becoming Debt Free (outside of having a mortgage). We talk about the journey to becoming debt free and what our next steps will be. Our hope is that you would be encouraged by our journey…
HMAY?! 021| Why We Choose to “Celebrate”
Jan 10 • 28 min
It’s that time of year again when there’s a lot of hype surrounding setting goals, making resolutions and creating new habits. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we share one of the things we do each year which is choosing a word together for the year.…
HMAY?! 020| Why Have Kids in 2019
Dec 28, 2018 • 39 min
This episode of How Married Are You was prompted after we watched #TheBeastCast episode on whether or not they desire to have kids. The first time we sat down to watch it, we could not get through the entire episode. We later decided to finish watching…
HMAY?! 019| We’re Having a Baby!!!
Dec 20, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode, we announce we’re having a baby!!! This will be #4 for us, so this comes with so many thoughts, feelings, hopes, etc. We figured we’d process out loud with you all how we’re feeling about the anticipated arrival of #4, and we share about…
HMAY?! 018| Withholding Sex Because of Weight Gain
Dec 13, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode we share an Instagram post that has been circling around the internet about a husband who’s withholding sex because his wife gained weight. Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation is our love language, so feel free to send us a…
HMAY? 017| 8 Facts About Love & Marriage in America
Dec 6, 2018 • 46 min
The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. From cohabitation to same-sex marriage to interracial and interethnic marriage, according to the Pew Research Center. We respond to their list of 8 facts about love and…
HMAY? 016| Relating to Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Oct 29, 2018 • 30 min
On this episode of HMAY?!, we watch part one of the Red Table Talk discussion, Becoming Mr. & Mrs. Smith! We discuss how we can relate to Will & Jada and also share some other things on our minds in this season that we’re in. Thanks for listening! Words…
HMAY? 015| Why everyone should have a mentor couple!
Oct 18, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode we dive into discussion about how having a mentor couple has helped to safeguard our marriage, give us a safe place to work through issues and look forward to our future. Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation is our love language, so…
HMAY? 014| Is he really “The One???”
Oct 12, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode we discuss whether or not each of us is “the one.” Even further, we dive into the idea of “soulmates.” Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation is our love language, so feel free to send us a voicemail on the anchor app linked below or…
HMAY? 013 To tell or not to tell when we’ve been hit on
Oct 4, 2018 • 41 min
You ever experience the dilemma of how much to share? Do you tell your significant other EVERY time someone hits on you? In this episode, we discuss the hot topic of whether or not to tell your spouse every time you’ve been hit on! Glen wants to know all,…
HMAY? 012 My son told me “I don’t spend enough time w/ family”
Sep 14, 2018 • 37 min
Something we’d like to instill in our children from a young age is that they can talk to us. We want them to feel comfortable coming to us to communicate their feelings, thoughts and opinions. Simultaneously, we want them to understand that while we are…
HMAY? 011 Love The Culture Not Just the Color (Interracial)
Sep 7, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode we sum up our thoughts on the interracial dating conversation based off of your responses to our previous podcasts. Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation is our love language, so feel free to send us a voicemail on the anchor app…
HMAY? 010 Why we only dated black people. PART TWO
Aug 30, 2018 • 29 min
In today’s episode, the discussion of why we were never in interracial relationships continues. Yvette admits that she would like to move to give her children more opportunities to see themselves in their peers. Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation…
HMAY? 009 Why we only dated black people.
Aug 24, 2018 • 31 min
Everyone has their preferences when looking for a romantic relationship. We have things that we are willing to compromise on and things that we will not compromise on. In today’s episode, we discuss why we were never in interracial relationships. Before…
HMAY? 008 We’re not doing well
Aug 16, 2018 • 36 min
How often do you check in with your significant other? In today’s discussion, we check in on each other. Listen in to find out how we’re doing. Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation is our love language, so feel free to send us a voicemail on the…
HMAY? 007 Why we waited to have sex
Aug 10, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we share our experience dating and entering into marriage with only one of us having been a virgin. We discuss the challenges of abstaining while dating, and boundaries we set up to maintain that abstinence. We also…
HMAY? 006 Who should I listen to… My Husband or My Family?
Aug 3, 2018 • 44 min
Scripture says, “Therefore shall a man LEAVE his father and his mother, and shall CLEAVE unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” (Genesis 2:24) In today’s discussion, we talk about what exactly it means to leave and cleave and what this does or does…
HMAY? 005| I don’t know if I trust him
Jul 12, 2018 • 42 min
In today’s discussion the overarching question is, ‘Does the husband earn submission from his wife or does it just come with the territory of marriage?’ The discussion gets pretty intense at some points as we realize we don’t see eye to eye when it comes…
HMAY? 004| Not physically attracted to him, but I married him
Jul 5, 2018 • 37 min
From the outside looking in, our relationship was not necessarily set up for success. In today’s episode we reflect back on our decision to choose each other. We’ve discovered that what matters most above financial stability, physical attraction and other…
HMAY? 003| Are You Ever Ready To Get Married?
Jun 30, 2018 • 43 min
We take a look back to see just how ready we were when we got married. So many people talk about not being ready for marriage, but the question is what does “ready” even look like? Thanks for listening! Words of affirmation is our love language, so feel…
HMAY? 002: Gender Roles & Marriage
Jun 22, 2018 • 41 min
There’s a quote that says, “Sometimes we create our own heartbreak through expectation. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we discuss unmet expectations we had for each other before marriage. Where do these expectations come from… our upbringing, what…
HMAY? 001: Kid’s Reaction to Parents PDA
Jun 11, 2018 • 38 min
As a #parent, we quickly figure out that our kids are a reflection of us by looks, thoughts, words AND deeds. In this episode of #HowMarriedAreYou, we share how we have been very intentional about our #kids seeing us display affection to one another.…