We Digress

We Digress

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Sometimes we talk about serious things. Sometimes we don’t.


Episode 11 Listening Well
Jun 27 • 29 min
In this episode of We Digress, we talk about the power of listening well. In this episode, we’re talking about listening. From marriage, to recovery groups, to living with teenagers, listening well can be the key to improving relationships— and even…
We Digress Episode 10 Personality and Addiction
May 24 • 25 min
In this episode of We Digress, Dave and Deb address the role of personality in addiction. Is there such a thing as an addictive personality? Can your personality change? How can personality assessments like the Enneagram help with addiction recovery? Oh,…
The one about generalizations: helpful, harmful, and human
May 10 • 25 min
In this episode, recorded mid-April, we’re talking about generalizations. How labeling people, passages and problems can be both helpful and harmful. We’re talking about generations, seasons of life, and of course, addiction and recovery.
The one about the birthdays
Apr 10 • 27 min
In this episode of We Digress, Dave and Deb banter about a big birthday, aging, and pop culture. Not a whole lot of seriousness, but a lot of fun. Some fun articles are referenced in this episode, including a fantastic list compiled by Emma Nichols for…
Renovations Garden Edition
Apr 2 • 20 min
In this episode Dave and Deb tackle the garden and simple truths about being patient with growth. Growth takes time— even more so when you’re talking about recovery from addiction or any other disruptive behavior that wrecks you.
Renovations, House Edition
Mar 28 • 24 min
Dave and Deb continue their conversation about renovations. HGTV began broadcasting the year our oldest child was born, and I (Deb) confess, I’ve been a sucker for it ever since. Chances are, though, you are too. We talk a bit about our favorite shows,…
Renovations: Dave and Deb talk cars and people
Mar 12 • 20 min
Everybody loves a renovation. This month, we’re talking about our favorites. In this episode, Dave digresses about all the cars he’s loved before…the Chevy Luv, the Hondas, the Plymouth…and we bring it back around to relationships. There are problems,…
Beautiful Boy and real-life recovery
Mar 7 • 24 min
In this episode, Dave and Deb talk about some of their favorite movie portrayals of addiction and recovery and how even the best stories can’t show reality. Change takes time. And when someone we love is in the process of change, our response matters. Our…
Episode 4 Promises Promises
Mar 5 • 21 min
We’ve said “I promise” since we were small children trying to get out of trouble. When we were teens adding emphasis to a story. We made a promise when we got married. And we promised a kid we’d get him a dog…which we finally did — years after our first…
The Myth of Compatibility
Feb 13 • 30 min
Dave and Deb talk about compatibility and how we tend to limit our relationships by personal comfort.
We introduce ourselves
Feb 5 • 27 min
Welcome to We Digress: the podcast. Meet Dave and Deb, your hosts.