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Holiday Movies and Vaginas #444
Dec 4
On the Regular version of today’s show … An email from a husband concerned about how the Holiday Hallmark movies impact his wife and their marriage. Plus a husband seeks our help in understanding how to play with his wife’s vagina. On the Xtended version…
Reading List #443
Nov 27
On the Regular version of today’s show … A sex ed quiz for my wife and co-host, Pam. An email from a listener asking for a reading list to help him not only in the counseling world but also in marriage. On the Xtended version … A talk I recently gave on…
Not Always In The Mood #442
Nov 20
On the Regular version of today’s show … A conversation with Dr Sarah Hunter Murray, a therapist who has a new book exploring the science of men, sex and relationships. Check out her work and pick up her book here https://sarahhuntermurray.com/ On the…
Help My Parents and Confronting Desire Differences #441
Nov 13
On the Regular version of today’s show … An email from a listener about how to bring up the idea that his parents need counseling. Plus a 2 part email from a higher desire wife who wants help addressing the desire difference and oral sex. On the Xtended…
Selfish and Needy #440
Nov 6
On the Regular version of today’s show … A conversation with Dr Laura Dabney, a Psychiatrist who works with clients by helping the deal with emotions better – especially the emotions we’ve often deemed as bad. Check out her work here…
We’ve Had This Fight Before #439
Oct 30
On the Regular version of today’s show … A conversation with Dr Claudia Grauf-Grounds about her research and work around the subject of conflict and fighting in married life. Check out her work here https://drclaudiagg.com/ On the Xtended version … We…
Sensate Focus #438
Oct 23
On the Regular version of today’s show … An email from a listener who wishes we would have addressed the “you complete me” line differently in episode #431. A caller wanting information about Sensate Focus exercises for their sex life. And an email from a…
The Lower Desire Wife #437
Oct 16
On the Regular version of today’s show … I’m joined by Dr Jennifer Findlayson-Fife, a fellow therapist and we discuss the dynamic of desire differences and the lower desire wife. Learn more about Dr Jennifer at http://www.finlayson-fife.com On the Xtended…
Metaphors and Sex Therapy #436
Oct 9
On the Regular version of today’s show … I’m joined by Deb Thomas, a fellow LMFT and Sex Therapist and we discuss how metaphors can be helpful when it comes to addressing your sex life. Learn more about Deb at https://nwioi.com/ On the Xtended version ……
Abuse In Marriage #435
Oct 2
On the Regular version of today’s show … I’m joined by Dr Steven Stosny as we discuss how abuse happens in marriage and relationships – and how compasion is the key to breaking the patterns. Learn more about Dr Stosny at his site…
Trust and Hurt #434
Sep 25
On today’s show … We’ve combined the Regular and the XTD versions into one show – this week only. The whole show we are talking about trust and hurt … and how there is a tremendous difference in handling these two aspects of betrayal, lies, and broken…
Arousal and Desire #433
Sep 18
On today’s regular version of the show … My wife Pam is tested on her knowledge with a 10 Question Sex Quiz And an email from a husband looking for our thoughts about helping his marriage and their struggles with weight, desire, infertility and adoption.…
Sex and the Enneagram #432
Sep 11
On today’s regular version of the show … A conversation with Ann Gadd, author of Sex and the Enneagram. You can learn more about Ann by visiting her website. You can also email her at [email protected] On the Xtended version … The continued conversation…
The Challenges of Intimacy #431
Sep 4
On today’s regular version of the show … A conversation with Jeff Abraham, the CEO of Promescent, and how to create intimacy in marriage by being willing to address the struggles many men and women face when it comes to sex and life together. On the…
The F Word #430
Aug 28
On today’s regular version of the show … An email from listeners asking for our take on the use of the “f” word in married life and sex. A voicemail from a higher desire husband who takes too much of his cue from his lower desire wife when it comes to…
Darker Fantasies #429
Aug 21
On today’s regular version of the show … A husband emails looking for help for he and his wife regarding the fantasies she often turns to for sexual arousal. A caller asking for followup on one of Dr Glover’s ideas about the differences between men and…
Spilled Milk and Differences #428
Aug 14
On today’s regular version of the show … A husband emails to share his journey to getting his wife on board to talking more about sex and wonders why he’s not at the same level of desire as before due to the work it took to reach their current level. And…
Being There For You #427
Aug 7
On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a wife who has repeated attempted to educate her husband about how she wants sex to unfold, yet is still getting little to no foreplay and routine, unfulfilling sex most of the time. On the Xtended…
Reframing and the Orgasm Gap #426
Jul 31
On today’s regular version of the show … A couple of voicemails from members of the SMR Nation sharing some reframes of topics we’ve previously covered. One, the differences between thinkers and feelers. And two, masturbation. On the Xtended version ……
Testing Solidness #425
Jul 24
On today’s regular version of the show … How well do you do at showing the people that matter in your life that they matter? I’m joined by Dr. Robert Glover again as we discuss tests that happen in marriage between men and women. Learn more about Dr…
Trusting After Porn #424
Jul 17
The following episode was recorded live while at the 2019 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway! On today’s regular version of the show … A wife calls in wanting to know how to trust again after her husband disclosed his porn usage for over 12 years of their…
Wife Wants Variety #423
Jul 10
The following episode was recorded live while at the 2019 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway! On today’s regular version of the show … A wife calls in wanting more variety in her sex life – yet every time she brings it up with her husband he reverts back to what…
One Sided Sex In Marriage #422
Jul 3
The following episode was recorded live while at the 2019 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway! On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a listener asking for our thoughts regarding One Sided Sex in marriage. Taken from an article found on Psychology…
Lasting Longer and Squirting #421
Jun 26
The following episode was recorded live while at the 2019 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway! On today’s regular version of the show … A husband calls in with 2 questions, how can he last longer during sex and would we talk about squirting and how to explore it…
Something Worth Wanting #420
Jun 19
On today’s regular version of the show … A husband looking for more information on how to present something worth wanting. A wife wanting to know how to keep triggers from happening in the bedroom. On the Xtended version … A little more on the idea of the…
Boundaries #419
Jun 12
On today’s regular version of the show … A husband is looking for how to add more variety to his sex life when his wife has fear of pain during sex. A wife describes a gridlock with her husband surrounding his higher interest in sex than hers. Can your…
Masturbation and Massage #418
Jun 5
On today’s regular version of the show … Two different questions about masturbation. What if it could be reframed as a path forward and what about the woman’s side of this act? Plus a conversation with Denis Merkas from MELT, Couples Massage Courses about…
Accelerators and Brakes #417
May 29
On today’s regular version of the show … We don’t french kiss anymore. How can I get it started again in my marriage? Plus we’re joined by Seth and Melanie Studley from the Anatomy Of Marriage for a conversation about the idea of your accelerators and…
Premature Ejaculation #416
May 22
On today’s regular version of the show … How do I help my spouse believe they are attractive when it’s not what they believe about themself? Plus I’m joined by Dr. Ian Kerner, the author of She Comes First, to answer a listener’s question about premature…
Is Sex Addiction Real? #415
May 15
On today’s regular version of the show … Several voicemails about the pressures that are felt in married life. From changes to sex to foreplay. On the Xtended version … Sex addiction is a term used quite a lot in the media and our culture lately. But is…
What Is Normal #414
May 8
On today’s regular version of the show … Several voicemails from the SMR Nation ranging from how does a wife better handle her husband’s struggle with looking at pornography to how do you address a spouse who’s upbringing around the subject of sex created…
State of the Union #413
May 1
On today’s regular version of the show … What do you do when your husband goes straight for the genitalia in foreplay? A caller asking for more information about the State of the Union conversations you can have with your spouse. On the Xtended version ……
Masturbation and Expectations #412
Apr 24
On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a husband wanting more than just functional/duty sex with his wife. A caller wondering about more information about masturbation and is it a sin. On the Xtended version … Expectations. We all have…
Talking #411
Apr 17
On today’s regular version of the show … A couple of voicemails from members of the Sexy Marriage Nation asking for help in the conversations that take place in their marriage. An additional voicemail to add to the Oral Sex shows we’ve had lately. On the…
It Takes One To Tango #410
Apr 10
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! WE ARE ALMOST FULL!!! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … The full conversation with Winifred Reilly, the author of It Takes One To Tango. On the Xtended…
Tastes and Not Going to Happen #409
Apr 3
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! WE ARE ALMOST FULL!!! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … Two follow up emails from episode #407. One sharing their surprise that Schnarch’s work was not…
Spectrum Relationships and Giving vs Giving In #408
Mar 27
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! WE ARE ALMOST FULL!!! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … The full conversation with Eva Mendes LMHC, NCC about her work with neurodiverse marriages –…
Oral Sex and Gagging #407
Mar 20
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! WE ARE ALMOST FULL!!! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a wife who gets nauseous and gags at the thought of her husband ejaculating into…
Confidence #406
Mar 13
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Less than 5 spots available. Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a husband who had his confidence rattled by a statement his wife said about…
Hold Onto Yourself #405
Mar 6
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Less than 10 spots available. Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … Why didn’t we use the term addiction in last week’s conversation? An email from a…
Cruelty In Marriage #404
Feb 27
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Less than 10 spots available. Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a husband looking for ways to help his wife who has pain during…
Missionary Position and Love Languages #403
Feb 20
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … Two voicemails with some additional ideas to explore from last week’s email from a husband who’s wife only likes…
Healing From Betrayal #402
Feb 13
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … An email looking for our thoughts about his wife’s unwillingness to do anything other than missionary position sex. A…
Sex As A Weapon #401
Feb 6
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! WE ARE ALMOST FULL!!! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … What this past weekend’s Super Bowl can teach you about marriage. An email from a wife looking…
Celebrating 400 Episodes #400
Jan 30
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! WE ARE ALMOST FULL!!! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … Celebrating 400 Episodes of Sexy Marriage Radio. Messages from the Sexy Marriage Nation as well…
Saying Yes #399
Jan 23
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 Help us out by taking this short survey … Audience survey. On today’s regular version of the show … Is marriage more of a partnership than longing and love…
Desire Differences and Communication #398
Jan 16
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 Help us out by taking this short survey … Audience survey. On today’s regular version of the show … How do you make sense of desire differences for sex when…
Repeated Betrayals and Power #397
Jan 9
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 Help us out by taking this short survey … Audience survey. On today’s regular version of the show … A caller who practices natural family planning yet…
Too Tired For Sex #396
Jan 2
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 Help us out by taking this short survey … Audience survey. On today’s regular version of the show … A voicemail from a Rape Crisis Counselor concerned about…
More Wine? #395
Dec 26, 2018
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 Help us out by taking this short survey … Audience survey. On today’s regular version of the show … A look back the 2018 for Sexy Marriage Radio. An email…
Faking It #394
Dec 19, 2018
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … A wife who’s husband is asking for pictures of her to masturbate to when she’s unavailable. And a wife who admits…
Clitoral Orgasms #393
Dec 12, 2018
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … We address some feedback we’ve received from the SM Nation regarding last week’s show with Pam Costa. An email…
Awaken Female Desire #392
Dec 5, 2018
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … An email from a higher desire wife who’s in a catch-22. Plus a conversation with Pam Costa on her journey and work…
Being Sexy and Connecting #391
Nov 28, 2018
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … Do you have to believe you’re sexy before you can be sexy? How do you connect better with your spouse? And a…
Power and Sexlessness #390
Nov 21, 2018
Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 On today’s regular version of the show … A couple of callers who feel powerless in their marriage either because of a husband’s continued use of porn or a…
Getaway and Masturbation #389
Nov 14, 2018
On today’s regular version of the show … Registration for the Sexy Marriage Getaway 2019 is now open! Click here to join us June 20-23, 2019 Plus an email from a listener asking about masturbation and religion. And a second opinion segment with Dale…
When Sex Seems Like Work #388
Nov 7, 2018
On today’s regular version of the show … A lengthy conversation with Jessa Zimmerman about how sex can be a lot of work, as well as some discussion of the Higher and Lower Desire paradigm when it comes to sexual differences. On the Xtended version … A…
Not Sexually Attracted To My Husband #387
Oct 31, 2018
On today’s regular version of the show … How to break the negative interaction cycles that can happen in marriage. Plus a conversation with a married couple that’s part of the Sexy Marriage Nation. We dive into why she’s not sexually attracted to her…
Masculine and Feminine Energy #386
Oct 24, 2018
On today’s regular version of the show … More conversation about what do you do when trust is broken in marriage based on a callers response to a previous episode. Sexy Halloween – what role can dressing up play in married life? Plus a caller asking for…
Sexual Attraction and Fantasy with Dr. Julie Slattery #385
Oct 17, 2018
On today’s regular version of the show … What do you do if you find you’re not sexually attracted to your spouse? We have emails from both genders. A Second Opinion segment. Dr. Julie Slattery joins me to answer a Sexy Marriage Nation member’s question…
Seven Year Itch #384
Oct 10, 2018
SEXY MARRIAGE RADIO TURNS SEVEN THIS WEEK!!!! On today’s regular version of the show … A man calls in who was able to shut down desire and arousal as a kid because of the guilt associated with the subject but now as a husband he has trouble performing.…
Marriage Grows You Up With Dr Corey Allan #383
Oct 4, 2018
Marriage is mostly on the job training. And there’s a purpose for the relationship that not enough people are talking about. Marriage is designed to help you grow up. Period. Today I’m a guest on my own show as we discuss the journey of Sexy Marriage…
Repeated Betrayals and The Wife Is The Higher Desire #382
Oct 1, 2018
A caller asks us for help in understanding why he would seek attention elsewhere when his marriage is really good. And a wife calls trying to understand what she can do to get her husband interested in sex more than just on the weekends. Enjoy the show!…
Sex After 50 With Laurie Betito #381
Sep 27, 2018
Aging impacts us all. It’s inescapable. But that doesn’t mean sex is over or even fades. Dr. Laurie Betito joins me today to discuss ways to keep sex going after you’ve turned 50. Enjoy the show! You can find Dr Laurie’s work here –…
Unilateral Marriages #380
Sep 24, 2018
What do you do when you find yourself stuck against a stone wall in marriage? And that wall is your spouse and they’re unwillingness or disinterest in participating in sex? Also, a woman calls in wanting help understanding what to do since her breasts…
Puppy Dogs and Pussy Cats With Sheri Winston #379
Sep 20, 2018
There are differences between men and women. These differences can sometimes cause some issues in marriage. What if the differences can be captured with the images of a puppy dog and a pussy cat? That’s what Sheri Winston joins me on the show to discuss.…
Emptiness vs Fullness #378
Sep 17, 2018
A member of the SM Nation adds to the conversation regarding the optimum penis size. Is there a Sexy Marriage Diet? Translation, foods that will aid your sex life. Pinching. It may not be what you thing. Plus hear our thoughts for a caller who’s at an…
Marriage Roundtable: Breaking Free of Ruts #377
Sep 13, 2018
Life has ruts and routine. So do relationships, families and marriages. So how do you break out of these ruts? And when should you? That’s what we discuss today – and we’re joined by our friends Caleb and Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele of Only You Forever and…
Someone Has To Lead #376
Sep 10, 2018
Hear several callers each wanting assistance with how to approach rejection, engagement from their spouse during sex, and how to handle being the Higher or the Lower Desire in the marriage. Plus some push back from a caller regarding our past show with…
The Ultimate Intimacy App #375
Sep 6, 2018
We continue on the topic of intimacy today. Although we also add in some technology. The Ultimate Intimacy App is a fantastic resource for marriage and sex. It’s a great blend of provocative and informational. And it’s free! Enjoy the show! You can…
Tastes, Body Is Not My Own, More Foreplay #374
Sep 3, 2018
Today we cover several different topics as well as a follow-up from last week’s show. What can help change the taste of my semen? A husband and wife disagreeing about the scripture “Your body is not your own.” And a caller wanting help with confronting…
Deeper Intimacy With Steven Ing #373
Aug 30, 2018
Intimacy. The word can mean so many different things. Steven Ing joins me today as we discuss what does intimacy mean, and how do we create a deeper level of it with others. Enjoy the show! You can find Steven’s work here – stevening.com Or check out his…
Semen, Breasts and Fantasy #372
Aug 27, 2018
Today is another potpourri show as well as a couple of follow-ups from last week’s show. A wife emails us for help in how to better handle her reaction to her husband’s semen. Another emailer asks if there is any research on the benefits of breast play.…
Broken Trust #371
Aug 23, 2018
Unfortunately everyone is likely going to face the topic of today’s show. Betrayal, deception and the pain it creates in relationships are far too common. That’s why Dr. Tim Cole joins me for today’s episode. Enjoy the show! You can find more about Dr…
Honesty, Ickiness and Waited Now Terrified #370
Aug 20, 2018
Today is a potpourri show where we cover three different emails. How do you tell a spouse the truth when they ask you “Was it good for you?” Some thoughts for helping with the ickiness of sex. And a question from a newlywed who is now terrified of sex…
Better Sex Through Mindfulness With Lori Brotto #369
Aug 16, 2018
There are many shows and books and articles aimed at helping you achieve better sex. Sexy Marriage Radio exists to try and help as well. And throughout the 6 1/2 years worth of shows we’ve yet to discuss our topic for today. Mindfulness is a better way to…
Negotiation In Marriage #368
Aug 13, 2018
Negotiation can be a part of business. Even part of relationships. But what if it’s actually part of the growth process in life and marriage? Enjoy the show! __________ Got a question? CALL US 214-702-9565 Or Email Us at [email protected]
Sex, God and Church With Tina Schermer Sellers #367
Aug 9, 2018
Why is there so much shame surrounding sex and sexuality? Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers joins me today as we discuss her research and work around this subject. Enjoy the show! You can find Dr Seller’s work and book here – Sex, God and the Conservative Church:…
Toys, Erotica and Fantasies #366
Aug 6, 2018
We have discussed the use of toys and fantasy in the past, but this time we venture into the topics a little differently, and also address the world of erotica. Enjoy the show! Looking for more of a community? Find it in the Sexy Marriage Academy.…
Love Worth Making With Stephen Snyder #365
Aug 2, 2018
Dr. Stephen Snyder joins me today as we discuss what can make sex in a long lasting marriage fantastic. Enjoy the show! You can find Dr Snyder’s book here – Love Worth Making Watch the show on YouTube here. __________ Got a question? CALL US 214-702-9565…
Living In Community With Others – #364
Jul 30, 2018
We all live among other people – but how deep are we really in a community of others? There’s tremendous benefit to living life on a deeper level with others. That’s where we go today. Enjoy the show! Looking for more of a community? Find it in the Sexy…
Good Girls And Sex With Sheila Wray Gregoire #363
Jul 26, 2018
There are many women who grew up thinking sex was something bad, and they’ve carried this belief into adulthood and marriage. Today Sheila Wray Gregoire joins me as we discuss how sex is a beneficial thing in marriage, and life. Enjoy the show! You can…
When One Spouse Is Too Busy #362
Jul 23, 2018
We all live busy lives. Perhaps too busy. But what happens when one spouse is just too busy for what they say they want in marriage? That’s where we go today. Enjoy the show! __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Covenant Spice.…
Spirituality and Sexuality With Chuck MacKnee #361
Jul 19, 2018
Is there a link between spirituality and sexuality? Can that link be greater than we think? Dr Chuck MacKnee joins me on today’s episode as we discuss these questions and discover the answer is yes, to both. Enjoy the show! You can contact Dr Macknee here…
When Roles Reverse #360
Jul 16, 2018
There are roles each spouses play in marriage and family life. What happens when the traditional roles you play get reversed? That’s where we go today. Enjoy the show! __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Naked Bed ~ A Sensual Sheet®. Enter…
Grief and Sex With Elise Thompson #359
Jul 12, 2018
Grief is a reality of life. And when one or both spouses are directly impacted by loss it can affect the marriage in several ways. My colleague Elise Thompson, LMFT joins me to discuss this today – recorded live from the 2018 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway.…
Teaching Intimacy To Your Kids #358
Jul 9, 2018
We are big proponents of teaching our children about sex. But an emailer asks us how do you teach them about intimacy? That’s what we discuss today – recorded live from the 2018 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. Enjoy the show! __________ Got a question? CALL…
Seeking Your Pleasure In Sex With J Parker #357
Jul 5, 2018
On today’s episode I’m joined by J. Parker or Hot, Holy, Humorous – a blogger, podcaster and author who leads the conversation about how wives should seek their own pleasure in sex. You can find more of J.’s work on her site: Hot, Holy, Humorous Sex Chat…
Wedding Vows, Sex Vows and Erotic Vows #356
Jul 2, 2018
Everyone is likely familiar with the idea of wedding vows. The commitments we make to our spouse regarding our life we’re beginning together. But what about vows for our sex life? Or our erotic life? That’s what we discuss today – recorded live from the…
How To Awaken Desire #355
Jun 28, 2018
On today’s episode I’m joined by Laurie Watson, a LMFT, Sex therapist and author who leads the conversation about how to create desire in marriage, specifically for women. You can find more of Laurie’s work on her site: http://awakeningscenter.org/…
When The Dynamics Of Sex Are Unfair #354
Jun 25, 2018
There are many things about life that may seem fair, or unfair. What about the dynamics of sex that may not seem fair? That’s what we discuss today – recorded live from the 2018 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway! Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode…
Simplicity, Habits and Marriage #353
Jun 21, 2018
On today’s episode I’m joined by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits. He and I discuss how his journey of simplicity and habits has impacted his life, marriage and family. Find Leo’s work at Zen Habits. Enjoy the show! You can also watch the show here on YouTube!…
Conditions and Imbalance in Marriage #352
Jun 18, 2018
Today we cover a couple of emails from the Sexy Marriage Nation. Are there conditions in marriage? And love? How do you address major unbalances in marriage? Enjoy the show. Editor’s Note: Due to some repeated sound issues shows are not appearing on…
More Love, Less Conflict #351
Jun 14, 2018
On today’s episode I’m joined by Johnathan Robinson, a psychotherapist and a professional speaker who leads our conversation about how to create more love with less conflict in our relationships. You can find more of Johnathan’s work on his site:…
Libido and Oxytocin #350
Jun 11, 2018
There are many times we receive an email about how a spouse has no, or low libido. This will impact the relationship and their life, but is their baseline level of libido that important? Or is there something else to focus on in this area of life? Enjoy…
Becoming Cliterate #349
Jun 7, 2018
Today the Sexy Marriage Nation hears from Dr. Laurie Mintz, a professor at the University of Florida and a Licensed Psychologist. Her new book is the topic of our conversation – Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters, And How To Get It. Find more…
Our Journey Of 25 Years #348
Jun 4, 2018
We celebrated 25 years of marriage last week! Join us as Pam and I discuss some of how our 25 years of marriage together have impacted us, and how Sexy Marriage Radio has impacted us as well. Enjoy the show. Or, watch the show here on YouTube! __________…
Menopause and Marriage #347
May 31, 2018
Today’s show is a continuation of the menopause discussion. This week Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley joins me to explore the subject from her view as an OB-GYN. Find more about Dr Carol here. Enjoy the show. You can also watch the show here on YouTube!…
Masturbation In Married Life #346
May 28, 2018
Today my wife Pam and I follow from last week’s episode on sex toys in marriage. This time we discuss more about the use of toys but land more in the area of masturbation and married life. Enjoy the show! Or, watch the show here on YouTube! __________…
Menopause and Hormones #345
May 24, 2018
One topic has shown up a lot recently in the Inbox of [email protected] is how to address menopause and hormones. Well today I have Nancy Houston, LPC and Certified Sex Therapist join me as we cover these issues directly. You can find more…
When Sex Toys Feel Like A Threat #344
May 21, 2018
Sex toys are great! Or they’re a threat! Join us as Pam and I discuss the history of vibrators and answer a couple of emails about confidence and sex toys. Enjoy the show. Or, watch the show here on YouTube! __________ Sponsor: Dr. Allan’s book: Naked…
Marriage Roundtable: Best and Worst Marriage Advice #343
May 17, 2018
Our first ever Marriage Roundtable! Today Pam and I are joined by Caleb and Verlynda Simonyi-Gindele of Only You Forever and Seth and Melanie Studley of The Anatomy of Marriage. In this episode we discuss the best and the worst marriage advice we’ve heard…
Talking About Sex With The One You Have It With #342
May 14, 2018
Talking about sex is an important aspect of marital, and sexual satisfaction in life. But it is also a difficult conversation for some to being, get through, or feel like they get anywhere with. Today we dive more into the struggles many people have…
Communication of Desire #341
May 10, 2018
Communication is a big deal in life, and marriage. Everything we do (and don’t do) communicates. So how does this all play out when it comes to our desires in marriage? When it comes to sex in marriage? Lorraine Wrage, LPC is a Certified Sex Therapist and…
Welcome to Sexy Marriage Radio 3.0 #340
May 7, 2018
WELCOME to SMR 3.0!!!!! And yes, it’s Monday and there’s a new episode. Why? You may ask. Listen to the show to hear all about the new things happening in SMR 3.0. Or, watch the show here on YouTube! Enjoy the show. And thanks for joining us. __________…
SMR#339: Sexually Confident Husband
May 2, 2018
Today we tackle a couple of emails following up the Pain During Intercourse Episode and then cover a voicemail on the idea of regaining your sexual confidence as a husband when his wife says she wants more erotism during sex but doesn’t follow through.…
SMR#338: Sexual Compatibility
Apr 25, 2018
What exactly does it mean to be compatible? Specifically sexually compatible? That’s what we explore today. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by The Sexy Marriage Radio Academy. http://smrnation.com/smracademy __________ Got a question? CALL…
SMR#337: Authenticity and Saying No
Apr 18, 2018
Today we have a couple of calls – one with a great idea to spice up your TV watching and other asking how do you be authentic in your life while struggling to say yes or no to sex with their higher desire spouse. Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This…
SMR#336: Pain During Intercourse
Apr 11, 2018
There are times when sex is not pleasurable at all. In fact there are women who experience pain during sex. Today I’m joined by a colleague, Debby Wade, LMFT, LPC who works with women and couples who experience pain during sex. Enjoy the show. Resources…
SMR#335: A Sexual Moratorium
Apr 4, 2018
Perhaps you’ve heard of this idea, or not. What would happen in your marriage if you took an extended, purposeful break from sex in your marriage? It may surprise you. Plus a couple of voicemails on porn and marriage. Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor:…
SMR#334: Defensiveness In Sex
Mar 28, 2018
Today my first co-host of Sexy Marriage Radio joins me on the air. Gina Parris and I discuss the differences between higher and lower desire in sex through the lens of offense and defense. Enjoy the show! __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by…
SMR#333: The Energy Differences Can Create
Mar 21, 2018
There are many differences between spouses in marriage. Higher vs Lower Desire. Initiating vs Responding. Connecting to be interested in sex vs sex to feel connected. Today my wife Pam and I discuss how these differences can actually create energy for…
SMR#332: Initiate, Responding and Triggers
Mar 14, 2018
Today my wife Pam and I cover a couple of related topics … What does a husband do when his wife doesn’t initiate sex? And an email from a listener asking for more information about bringing triggers out in the open in the marriage. Enjoy the show!…
SMR#331: Looking Back And Forward
Mar 7, 2018
Join us for Shannon’s farewell episode as we look back on our journey together on the show – and a brief look forward towards what is yet to come. Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Covenant Spice. http://covenantspice.com…
SMR#330: Priming the Pump
Feb 28, 2018
There are many times when one spouse wants the other to change something, stop something or start something. Losing weight, better diet, more initiation, etc. So how does the Higher Desire spouse address this with their mate? That’s what we discuss today.…
SMR#329: Mindsets Toward Sex
Feb 21, 2018
Have you ever looked at the mindset you have towards your sex life? That’s what we explore in this episode. Plus, there’s an important announcement towards the end of the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Naked Bed ~ A Sensual Sheet®.…
SMR#328: I Want You To Want Me
Feb 14, 2018
It’s a common human desire to feel wanted. But what most often keeps us from feeling this way in marriage? Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by the 2018 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. June 21-24, 2018 at the Marriott Solana in…
SMR#327: Past Used Against You
Feb 7, 2018
What happens when your past (or a fantasy you’ve shared) is used against you by your spouse? Shannon is back to help me explore. Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Naked Bed ~ A Sensual Sheet®. Enter the code word SEXY at…
SMR#326: Positive Emotional Tension
Jan 31, 2018
Dr. Robert Glover joins me again as we discuss the idea of creating positive emotional tension in married life. Check out more of his work at https://www.drglover.com Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by the 2018 Sexy Marriage…
SMR#325: Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway and Initiation
Jan 24, 2018
Announcing the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway 2018! June 21-24 at the Marriott Solana in Westlake, TX (just north of DFW Airport). This is our fourth annual getaway and it looks to be one of the best. Register to join us today. Plus, an email from a wife who…
SMR#324: Birthday Sex, Shower Sex, Oral Sex
Jan 17, 2018
Emails from listeners … I’m fascinated by the differences between higher and lower desires – particularly about Birthday Sex. A discussion about the logistics of shower sex. And how does a wife grow more comfortable with oral sex on her husband? Enjoy the…
SMR#323: Lingerie For Your Bed
Jan 10, 2018
This month we have a new sponsor for SMR – Naked Bed ~ A Sensual Sheet® designed to help you let go and experience more in your intimate moments in marriage. Today I’m joined by the creators of Naked Bed and talk about their story behind the idea, as well…
SMR#322: Kids and Money in Married Life
Jan 3, 2018
Voicemails from two listeners … What are some tips to help recapture married life and sex before kids? How can we approach money in our married life better in 2018? Enjoy the show. __________ Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Covenant Spice.…
SMR#321: Helpful Tips For Married Life
Dec 27, 2017
Email from a listener … What are some things you’d recommend for young married couples (or every couple) since you’re wife is on air with you now and you’ve been married for almost 25 years? We don’t get to 20, but we have some good ones. Enjoy the show.…
SMR#320: Longing vs Lusting, Holiday Sex
Dec 20, 2017
Voicemail and email from listeners today … What is the difference between longing vs lusting? (@ 2:30 mark) Tips for sex over the Holidays, especially when traveling with family. (@ 27:33 mark) My wife Pam joins me on this episode again. Enjoy the show.…
SMR#319: Rebuilding and Keeping A Deeper Connection
Dec 13, 2017
Voicemails from listeners today … What can you do to establish a deeper connection after discovery of pornography use? And a caller who is interested in how to keep a deeper connection with his wife during sex. My wife Pam joins me on this episode again.…
SMR#318: Sex After Pregnancy and Being The Higher Desire
Dec 6, 2017
Voicemails from a couple of listeners today … How do you get back to normal sex after pregnancy? How do you deal with being the higher desire when your spouse responds to your levels with “But we have sex the normal amount of time.” My wife Pam joins me…
SMR#317: Great Married Sex, Feeling Cherished, Intergenerational Nice Guy
Nov 29, 2017
Today we tackle several emails from our listeners … What makes married sex so great? How to feel cherished and loved. Breaking the intergenerational Nice Guy trait. My wife Pam joins me on this episode again. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#316: Animals in bed, No kissing, Accepting compliments
Nov 22, 2017
Today we tackle several emails from our listeners … Animals in bed. No kissing in the marriage, even during sex. My spouse will not accept my compliments. My wife Pam joins me on this episode again. Enjoy the show. __________ Take our brief survey –…
SMR#315: After The Discovery of Spouse’s Porn Usage
Nov 15, 2017
We’ve covered the topic of pornography on several past shows, but not quite in this way. What do you do after you discover your spouse’s porn usage? My wife Pam joins me on this episode to unpack this struggle and the path towards growth. Enjoy the show.…
SMR#314: Marriage Undone Then Redone
Nov 8, 2017
Today I’m joined by Tray and Melody Lovvorn of Undone Redone, a podcast and ministry willing to wade into the messiness of life and marriage. Listen to their story of how their marriage ended in divorce, then 6 years later remarriage. Enjoy the show.…
SMR#313: Marriage Maintenance
Nov 1, 2017
Maintenance is a known requirement when it comes to our cars, homes, and other things we own. But what about our relationships? Especially our marriage? What are the ways we can practice maintenance in our marriage? My wife Pam joins me on this episode.…
SMR#312: The Nice Guy
Oct 25, 2017
I’ve talked about the idea of the Nice Guy before on Sexy Marriage Radio, today I’m joined by a friend and mentor of mine Dr. Robert Glover. He’s the author of No More Mr. Nice Guy. In this episode we discuss how the nice guy impacts relationships and how…
SMR#311: Vanilla Fantasies
Oct 18, 2017
There are people and couples who may not have fantasies, or if they do they are very vanilla. So what do you do if this is you, or you’re married to them? That’s what we discuss today. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#310: The Silence Is Killing Me, Part 2
Oct 11, 2017
In case you missed the beginning of our discussion on this idea, check it out here. Today we continue with some practical ways you can confront the silence that many couples face in married life. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#309: The Silence Is Killing Me
Oct 4, 2017
An email from a listener helps set the stage for this episode. One answer to the conflict we have in marriage surrounding sex could be one thing, but it could also another thing that all of us will face in married life. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a…
SMR#308: Listener Emails – The D Word, Spouse Is My Anything, Oral Sex
Sep 27, 2017
Listener driven radio happens this week. We cover emails about The D Word, can my spouse be my anything, and oral sex. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#307: I Do Not Know What I Want
Sep 20, 2017
There are times in life, sometimes many times, when we may not know what I want. What do I do when this happens in my sex life? That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen…
SMR#306: Sex and Infertility
Sep 13, 2017
There are many couples who struggle with infertility issues. But what makes this struggle even greater is the way this struggle impacts the marriage’s sex life. That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#305: Can Marriage Be Solved?
Sep 6, 2017
There are many times when we fall victim to the belief that marriage is an issue that can be solved. That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#304: My Spouse Is My Everything
Aug 30, 2017
Far too often we have placed unrealistic expectations and requirements on marriage and our spouse. What has been the fall out from this pressure? That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#303: Redefining A Stud
Aug 23, 2017
There are many definitions of a stud (not talking about building materials). So how do you define what makes a stud? Or makes someone sexy? That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#302: Handling Regrets in Marriage
Aug 16, 2017
Regret is something humans face in many facets of life and relationship. But how do we handle regret better in marriage? That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to…
SMR#301: Abstinence and Married Life Follow Up
Aug 9, 2017
Several episodes ago we talked about the abstinence movement and its impact on married life. This show resulted in lots of emails from our listeners. Because of the way the conversation was heard by many of you, today we’re circling back to the topic.…
SMR#300: Episode 300!
Aug 2, 2017
EPISODE 300!!!! What a great milestone. Listen as we celebrate this accomplishment – live from the 2017 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below…
SMR#299: Overreacting To Triggers
Jul 26, 2017
Overreactions run rampant in marriage. And it can cause quite a bit of trouble in like. So how do you get better hold of overreactions to triggers in life and marriage? That’s what we discuss this week coming to you live from the 2017 Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#298: Self-Soothing
Jul 19, 2017
One of the main ideas that will help grow us up is our ability to learn how to self-soothe. What exactly does this look like? That’s what we discuss this week coming to you live from the 2017 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a…
SMR#297: Men Can Also Be Crock-Pots
Jul 12, 2017
It has been said that women are like crock-pots and men are like microwaves. But what if men are like crock-pots as well? That’s what we discuss this week coming to you live from the 2017 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a…
SMR#296: Abstinence and Married Sex
Jul 5, 2017
Many listeners may have been raised with an abstinence message when it came to sex before marriage. While this message is important it can also have some unintended consequences. That’s what we discuss this week. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#295: Antidepressants and Sex
Jun 28, 2017
One theme in our Inbox keeps being repeated, how medications for depression, anxiety and the like impact sex life in marriage. It can be a real issue. But there are some things you can do that will help. Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us…
SMR#294: Power of the Third Follow Up
Jun 21, 2017
In episode 292 we interviewed a listener and his struggle with the power of the third in his marriage. Based on feedback from several listeners, this concept deserves to be explored more. Here you go! Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#293: He Comes First
Jun 14, 2017
We have scripts that we follow in married sex. One of the most common would be she comes first. What if he comes first? Enjoy the show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#292: The Power of The Third
Jun 7, 2017
One thought we have talked about is this idea of “the power of the third.” The idea that we are trying to live fully alive lives, which will possibly be noticed by others. In this episode a listener joins us to discuss to struggle of using the power of…
SMR#291: Potpourri Feedback from Listeners
May 31, 2017
Sexy Marriage Radio listeners are the best in the world. Especially when they call us to task and keep us in check. Like today’s show where we answer some criticism from several listeners. Enjoy the show. Still time to go to the Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#290: Security and Desire
May 24, 2017
We have discussed how women are security seeking creatures and when a husband’s job outlook fluctuates it could impact security. Today we are joined by a caller who wants help increasing her desire for her husband when her security feels threatened. Enjoy…
SMR#289: Solidness
May 17, 2017
One of our challenges is for us as married people to be more solid. So what does solidness mean? That’s what we discuss. Enjoy the show. Still time to go to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register __________ Got a question? Email us…
SMR#288: Sexual Laziness
May 10, 2017
Laziness can be something many people face in life. But what about in marriage? In sex? That’s what we cover in today’s episode. Enjoy the show. Still time to go to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register __________ Got a question?…
SMR#287: Sexless Marriages – Power And Control
May 3, 2017
Last week we covered Sexless Marriages, and we struck a nerve with several of our listeners. Lots of times what is really happening in a sexless marriage comes down to power and control. That’s the angle we take for this topic today. Enjoy the show.…
SMR#286: Sexless Marriages
Apr 26, 2017
We have episodes on this topic in the archives, but it’s so worth covering again. The sexless marriage. It’s quite a bind – for both spouses. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register __________…
SMR#285: Soft and Hard and Scheduling
Apr 19, 2017
Soft and hard – the words can bring very different thoughts to mind. Especially within the context of sex. Same with the word scheduling. Want to know what meaning we attach to these words? Listen. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage…
SMR#284: The Dance of Desire Differences
Apr 12, 2017
This week we are joined by a listener looking for help in understanding the differences in desire levels and the dance that causes in his marriage. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register…
SMR#283: Americans Are Having Less Sex
Apr 5, 2017
Research from late last year states that Americans are having less sex that they were a couple of decades ago. Why do you supposed that is? That’s what we discuss in this episode. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway –…
SMR#282: Pursuing vs. Asking
Mar 29, 2017
To ask for sex or pursue it. It can be quite the quandary. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Early bird discount goes away April 1st! Register __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#281: Cuckolding
Mar 22, 2017
Perhaps you’ve never heard about cuckolding. Well, after today’s show that will no longer be the case. Enjoy. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Early bird discount goes away April 1st! Register __________ Got a…
SMR#280: Sexual Confidence Or Vulnerability
Mar 15, 2017
Another listener joins us for this episode. Join us as Molly asks how she can increase her sexual confidence. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Early bird discount goes away April 1st! Register…
SMR#279: What Is It Like To Have Sex With You?
Mar 8, 2017
We have asked this question before … Would you want to be married to you? Today we ask – What is it like to have sex with you? Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register __________ Got a question?…
SMR#278: Low Desire But Likes The Chase
Mar 1, 2017
This week a listener joins us on the air to explore her issue of feeling like she is the low desire spouse, yet wants to be the chaser in the marriage. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register…
SMR#277: Trust Equals Lust
Feb 22, 2017
Trust equals lust. But trust isn’t just about infidelity or affairs. It is so much more. Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#276: Dirty Talk, RV Sex, Dealing With Rejection
Feb 15, 2017
It’s been a while since we’ve done a potpourri show. In this week’s episode we cover three different emails from listeners: Dirty talk RV sex Dealing with rejection Enjoy the show. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017.…
SMR#275: Spouse Shuts Down Because of Past Abuse
Feb 8, 2017
The things that happen to us when we’re young can impact us for a long time. In today’s episode we discuss an email from a listener that faces shutting down sexually when things get too close to feeling out of control or uncomfortable. Interested in going…
SMR#274: 2017 SMR Getaway
Feb 1, 2017
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching? Have you thought about what you can do to enhance your relationship? What about coming to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway, June 22-25, 2017? Register to Getaway That’s what we talk about in this episode. You can also…
SMR#273: Behind Your Spouse’s Back
Jan 25, 2017
Some things happen behind your spouse’s back. But what about when those things actually involve them, or betray them? That’s what we talk about in this episode. Interested in going to the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway – June 22-25, 2017. Register __________…
SMR#272: Being Vulnerable With You
Jan 18, 2017
Each week you guys faithfully tune into our show. You email, you ask questions, you give feedback and you support us. This week we offer up a new level of vulnerability with you and share what’s been going on behind the scenes. What is that, you ask?…
SMR#271: Tests in Marriage
Jan 11, 2017
Perhaps you don’t think of some aspects of the marriage as tests, but there are things that happen that may in fact be just that. That’s what we cover in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#270: The Sexy Marriage Radio Academy
Jan 4, 2017
Welcome to 2017! Interested in a new resource that will help take your marriage to the next level? Consider joining the Sexy Marriage Radio Academy That’s what we cover in this episode. Join the Academy __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#269: How The High Desire Wife Gets In Her Own Way
Dec 28, 2016
There are many couples that face the dilemma of the the wife being the high desire partner. While the dynamic between the high desire and low desire has some similarities when she is the high desire – there are things she can do that doesn’t help. That’s…
SMR#268: How the High Desire Gets In Their Own Way
Dec 21, 2016
We have talked at length about the high desire and the low desire. Many times the low desire partner gets all the focus, but there are some things the high desire does that gets in their own way. That’s what we cover in this episode. __________ Got a…
SMR#267: 10 Hot Spots To Touch
Dec 14, 2016
There are many areas worth touching when it comes to foreplay and sex. But what about some areas that may get overlooked? That’s what we cover in this episode. To check out the couple’s massage course MELT, click here. __________ Got a question? Email us…
SMR#266: Redefining Normal
Dec 7, 2016
Normal. What exactly does that mean? This question is particularly troubling sometimes when it comes to marriage and sex That’s what we cover in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#265: How To Connect When You Don’t Agree
Nov 30, 2016
The political season has given way to the Holiday Season – but what do you do when the prior season found you and your spouse (or family) on opposite sides? How do you connect when you simply don’t agree? That’s what we cover in this episode. __________…
SMR#264: Naked Marriage, Getaway, and SMR Academy
Nov 23, 2016
Today we take care of a little house-keeping. There are some great things happening at Sexy Marriage Radio … The Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway 2017 Bed Buddy Club Members can register now (you will have to log into your account to access the payment page)…
SMR#263: Books That Shaped Our View, Part 2
Nov 16, 2016
Last week we covered several books that helped shape our views about marriage, sexuality and our role as counselors. This week is part two of our list. Enjoy. Shannon’s books: Arousal – Michael Bader Divine Romance – Gene Edwards The Mystery of Marriage –…
SMR#262: Books That Shaped Our View
Nov 9, 2016
There are many things that influence and define our view or life, marriage, and sex. In today’s episode we discuss the impactful books that helped shape us professionally. Enjoy. Shannon’s books: Daily Meditations for Women Who Love Too Much – Robin…
SMR#261: Knowing vs Caring, Part 2
Nov 2, 2016
There is a difference between knowing something and caring about something. In episode #257 we began this conversation, today we expand it. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#260: Bids For Relationship
Oct 26, 2016
We make bids every day. Some are more overt and straight-forward than others. So how do bids play out in your marriage? What’s that? You don’t know what a bid is? Then listen to today’s episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#259: When A Spouse Does Not Like To Talk
Oct 19, 2016
In every marriage relationship there is a talker and a no-talker (or a talk-less talker). This can create a great deal of angst both within you and between you. That’s what we discuss in today’s episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#258: Sexy Marriage Radio Turns 5!
Oct 12, 2016
On October 10, 2011 Sexy Marriage Radio hit the airwaves! Join us this week as we celebrate 5 years! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#257: Knowing vs. Caring
Oct 5, 2016
Many of us believe that if our spouse knew what we struggle with or what we need then they would offer it or change it. But what if they do know and we interpret that as they don’t care? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#256: Fetishes
Sep 28, 2016
What’s a fetish? If you don’t know, be sure to listen. That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#255: Stop Shoulding On Yourself
Sep 21, 2016
Shoulds are everywhere. Far too often it’s our shoulds that cause the most frustration and pain. How often do the shoulds impact your marriage? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#254: Boldly Go Where You Haven’t Gone Before
Sep 14, 2016
Routine plays a role in life. But it also causes boredom. So how can you “boldly go” where you haven’t gone before? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#253: Amateur Videos
Sep 7, 2016
We are big advocates for spicing things up in sex. That’s part of why Sexy Marriage Radio exists. But what about spicing it up with videos or cameras? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#252: Porn and ED
Aug 31, 2016
We have several shows on the effects of porn and marriage, but what is the relationship between porn and ED? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below…
SMR#251: Orgasm Is A Poor Litmus Test For Great Sex
Aug 24, 2016
Orgasm gets lots of focus when it comes to sex. But what if orgasm is actually a horrible litmus test when it comes to what makes great sex? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#250: When Sex Is Painful
Aug 17, 2016
Sex can be a lot of things. Some of them good, some bad. What about when sex is painful? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#249: Sexual Courage
Aug 10, 2016
Courage surrounds a lot of things. But what about sexual courage? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#248: Doing The Best You Can
Aug 3, 2016
You’ve likely heard about the idea of people doing the best they can with what they have, but what about when people don’t? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#247: Keeping a Marital High
Jul 27, 2016
Most everyone has experienced an emotional high in life, or marriage. The euphoria of a vacation, a getaway, a great weekend. So how do you keep it going? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#246: Sex Hacks
Jul 20, 2016
A hack is something that makes things easier or improves it. So what are some good sex hacks? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#245: How Is A Relationship With God Sexual?
Jul 13, 2016
My guess is this isn’t a question you’ve asked yourself? But we did while at the SMR Getaway and it lead to some great discussions among the listeners who attended. That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#244: The Importance of Emotional Intimacy
Jul 6, 2016
Intimacy is something most everyone seeks. But what does intimacy really mean? Is it physical, or emotional? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below…
SMR#243: The Importance of Physical Intimacy
Jun 29, 2016
Intimacy is something most everyone seeks. But what’s so important about the physical aspects of intimacy in marriage? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#242: Getting Your Spouse In The Mood
Jun 22, 2016
There can be a lot of turmoil surround the idea of “being in the mood.” Specifically when you may be in the mood and your spouse isn’t. So who’s job is it to help get your spouse in the mood? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a…
SMR#241: Guilt and Shame
Jun 15, 2016
There are many different meanings associated with sex and sexuality. And not all of them are good. Especially, guilt and shame. That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#240: Staycation Sex
Jun 8, 2016
Summer is here! Time for sun, fun, and sex. If you don’t plan on a vacation this summer, have you thought about planning a staycation? What about staycation sex? That’s what we discuss in today’s show. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#239: Three Different Types of Sex
Jun 1, 2016
Based on listener emails we’ve been asked about several different types of sex. Today we discuss three. Which ones are they? You’ll have to listen. Last chance to register for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. Only a couple of spots left! You can read…
SMR#238: Surviving an Affair
May 25, 2016
This seems like a logical follow-up to last week’s show … surviving an affair. If your relationship has experienced betrayal, then you should listen to hear about a great way to address healing and moving forward. That what we talk about in today’s show.…
SMR#237: Old Flames
May 18, 2016
There are times when an old flame re-enters your world. Or you intentionally seek them out. But be warned: this can be one of the most destructive things to your marriage. That what we talk about in today’s show. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy…
SMR#236: Married To A Workaholic
May 11, 2016
Some seasons of life require one spouse to spend long hours at work, or school, or both plus more things that take them away from the relationship and family. What do you do when you’re married to a workaholic? That what we talk about in today’s show.…
SMR#235: Long Distance Relationship Tips
May 4, 2016
There are times when you can’t be with your spouse, either because of business or military service or schooling, etc. So how do you maintain a steamy connection while you’re apart? That what we talk about in today’s show. Registration is open for the 2016…
SMR#234: It’s Always About Sex With You
Apr 27, 2016
Perhaps you’ve heard (or said) this before. It can become quite a bind for both parties when you are gridlocked over sex. In today’s show, we address a couple of emails on this very subject. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway.…
SMR#233: Ticklishness
Apr 20, 2016
A topic we have not covered on Sexy Marriage Radio, ticklishness. It can be something that adds playfulness and laughter, or it can derail foreplay and sex. That’s what we address in today’s episode. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#232: Forgiving Yourself
Apr 13, 2016
Our episodes on forgiveness really hit home for many of our listeners. But there was one aspect we didn’t cover, forgiving yourself. That’s what we address in today’s episode. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. You can read…
SMR#231: A Potpourri of Emails
Apr 6, 2016
We have some of the greatest listeners and the greatest emailers, so today we simply spend the entire show answering emails. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. You can read more and register here. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#230: Forgiveness Part Two
Mar 30, 2016
We received a lot of email from our previous show about forgiving and forgetting, so much so that in this episode we answer emails from listeners about last week’s topic. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. The Early Bird…
SMR#229: Forgiving and Forgetting
Mar 23, 2016
Forgiving is a vital part of marriage. At least a marriage that lasts and thrives. But what about the relationship between forgiveness and forgetting? That’s what we discuss. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. The Early Bird…
SMR#228: Rebooting Your Sex Life
Mar 16, 2016
Whenever you have trouble with your computer, you’ve likely heard the statement, “Did you try rebooting?” What if you did this with your sex life? That’s what we discuss. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. You can read more and…
SMR#227: A Chronically Negative Spouse
Mar 9, 2016
Every marriage has one person who sees the silver lining in things, or who is a half-full kind of person, or is always optimistic. That means the other spouse is the negative one. Which one are you? That’s what we discuss. Registration is open for the…
SMR#226: Taking The Lead
Mar 2, 2016
There will always be one person who leads. Is that you or your spouse? And what’s the importance of being a good lead? That’s what we discuss. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. You can read more and register here. __________…
SMR#225: One Sided Sex
Feb 24, 2016
In response to last week’s episode, today we answer several listener responses. What’s one sided sex? That’s what we discuss. Registration is open for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. You can read more and register here. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#224: Sex When Your Spouse Isn’t Into It
Feb 17, 2016
There are times when sex will happen and one spouse isn’t into it. Does this mean something is wrong? More importantly, what do you do when this happens in your sex life? That’s what we discuss in this week’s episode. PLUS: Registration is now open for…
SMR#223: Different Types of Sex
Feb 10, 2016
When you look at your sex life, you’ll likely see that there are several different types of sex happening. What is your most prominent type? That’s what we discuss in this week’s episode. PLUS: Registration is now open for everyone for the Sexy Marriage…
SMR#222: The 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway
Feb 3, 2016
Today we are excited to announce we have finalized all the details for the 2016 Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway! Registration is now open for Bed Buddy Club members, everyone else gets the chance to join next week (February 10th). You can read more and…
SMR#221: Melt Your Spouse With Your Hands
Jan 27, 2016
Who doesn’t like the idea of your spouse melting in your hands? There’s a great way to help make this happen, and that’s through massage. Today Shannon and Corey are joined by Denis Merkas of Couples Massage Courses. Check out the course here. It’s worth…
SMR#220: Relationships Are Co-Created
Jan 20, 2016
A foundational belief I have is that everything that happens in relationships is co-created. This doesn’t mean causality – but each person plays a role in what happens in married life. Not sure what I mean? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this…
SMR#219: Rituals vs Ruts
Jan 13, 2016
Rituals play a role in most everything we do as people. It’s what helps create the comfort of life we strive for. But what happens when these rituals become ruts? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email…
SMR#218: Sex 101
Jan 6, 2016
It may seem odd that 218 shows into Sexy Marriage Radio we are airing Sex 101. But there’s a good reason. To hear it, listen to this week’s show. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#217: A Look Back at 2015
Dec 30, 2015
Every year around this time we reflect on the shows that happened. The good, the bad, the ugly. So what stood out to us? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#216: Last Minute Gift Ideas
Dec 23, 2015
Christmas is in a couple of days. If this is news to you, then you’ll like our last minute gift ideas. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Right click on the image below to save the certificate we mention in the show: __________ Got…
SMR#215: Attachment Parenting Can Ruin Sex
Dec 16, 2015
We live in a child-centric society. And raising a child can disrupt married life, which isn’t a shocking statement. But what if a parenting style can actual be harmful to the marriage, specifically sex? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this…
SMR#214: Talking to Kids About Masturbation
Dec 9, 2015
Last week we discussed the importance of disconnecting the subjects of porn and masturbation. We received several emails asking about how to discuss this subject with your kids. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a…
SMR#213: Porn and Masturbation
Dec 2, 2015
We’ve done a couple of shows thus far on pornography (here, here, and here). What about the connection between porn and masturbation? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#212: Being Thankful For Your Marriage
Nov 25, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving! How are you thankful for your marriage? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#211: Is Sadness Affecting Your Sex Life?
Nov 18, 2015
Sadness and sex may seem like they don’t mix. And for many people they don’t … but why? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#210: Is Anger Affecting Your Sex Life?
Nov 11, 2015
Anger is one of societies understood emotions. This doesn’t mean it’s right, but most everyone understands that anger is part of life. But does it affect your sex life? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#209: The Controlling Sex Partner
Nov 4, 2015
Last week’s episode what about fear. This week we shift to another fear, being out of control. Have you thought about how fear can impact your sex life? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#208: What Do You Fear?
Oct 28, 2015
Fear can affect people in all areas of life. Have you thought about how fear can impact your sex life? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#207: Dealing with Porn in Marriage, Part 2
Oct 21, 2015
In episode 202 we tackled this touchy subject. Based on some feedback from our listeners, we’re addressing it again. Only this time, we go a little deeper. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#206: The Bed-Buddy Club
Oct 15, 2015
There are many listeners of Sexy Marriage Radio who have asked for help in how to share our message and show with others. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Plus, we unveil a new way for our loyal listeners to help us keep expanded…
SMR#205: The Moral High Ground
Oct 7, 2015
Perhaps you have heard about the idea of the moral high ground. Maybe not. Allow us to explain. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#204: Budget For Marital Success
Sep 30, 2015
Money is often a major source of stress for many couples. It can impact every aspect of family life and marriage. But what about dedicating some of your money specifically for your marriage? Allow us to explain. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in…
SMR#203: Daily Connection Challenges
Sep 23, 2015
In a previous episode of Sexy Marriage Radio we made a comment about not being totally in favor of the daily sex challenges that are proposed by churches, books, and some other podcasts. Allow us to explain. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in…
SMR#202: Dealing with porn
Sep 16, 2015
This is often a touchy subject. It can also be an extremely destructive one. But it’s an issue that impacts lots of marriages – porn. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#201: How Big is Your But?
Sep 9, 2015
Seriously? How big is it? Not sure what we’re talking about? Listen to find out what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#200: Celebrating 200 Episodes!!
Sep 2, 2015
200 EPISODES!!!!! It’s time to celebrate. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway, Sept 17-20, 2015. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#199: Same Sex Fantasy
Aug 26, 2015
There are some listeners who’ve emailed curious about a same-sex fantasy. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway, Sept 17-20, 2015. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#198: No Libido
Aug 19, 2015
Should humans have a sexual libido? What if you have no (or a very low) libido? Does this mean there’s something wrong? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway, Sept 17-20, 2015. __________…
SMR#197: Listener Emails
Aug 12, 2015
We receive quite a few emails every week, which we love! In this episode Shannon and Corey answer several emails from our listeners. What we cover: Sleeping in separate rooms No sex happening in the marriage Orgasm takes too long for husband Self…
SMR#196: Unplugged Sex
Aug 5, 2015
There is tremendous benefit to getting away and unplugging from life together. You have the chance to unplug and get away – come join us on the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway. In this episode Shannon and Corey talk about what is going to happen and what…
SMR#195: Talking vs. Arguing About Sex
Jul 29, 2015
There are many couples who believe they talk about sex, but what if they actually argue about sex more than talk about it? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway, Sept 17-20, 2015.…
SMR#194: Asking For What You Want, Then Getting It
Jul 22, 2015
Many times in the past we’ve encouraged listeners to “Ask for what you want in your life.” While this remains good advice, what happens when you actually get what you ask for? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Head’s up! Join…
SMR#193: When Does Fantasy Cross The Line?
Jul 15, 2015
There are many episodes of Sexy Marriage Radio where we talk about fantasies. Shannon’s even written a book about it! But what happens when fantasy crosses the line? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Join us for the Sexy…
SMR#192: Selfishness
Jul 8, 2015
Selfishness gets a bad rap. Or does it? Sure we want our own way with things, but there is also other people wanting their own way as well. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Head’s up! Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#191: Sex Every Day
Jul 1, 2015
There are some couples who state they have sex every day. Ok. But what is the level of sex they’re having? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway, Sept 17-20, 2015. __________ Got a…
SMR#190: Wedding Night Tips
Jun 24, 2015
While we have covered this topic before, we haven’t taken it this far. The beginning of a marriage can be filled with all sorts of emotions and excitement. But it can also have lots of anxiety and fear. Either way, you’re launching into a great part of…
SMR#189: Old Sex v. New Sex
Jun 17, 2015
Some things in life get better with age. Drinks, books, style, conversation. What about sex? We believe sex can definitely get better with age. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. ### Head’s up! Join us for the Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#188: Celebrating Endurance
Jun 10, 2015
How married life progresses into the decades together, it’s safe to say some years are better than others. Some may be great, some not even close – you may even be glad you survived. So what do you do when you’re approaching an anniversary while in the…
SMR#187: Guilt and Shame and True Love Waits
Jun 3, 2015
True Love Waits is a movement aimed and helping teenagers and young adults save sex for marriage. An idea we whole-heartedly agree with. But has this movement also brought with it an increase in the guilt and shame many people may feel because they didn’t…
SMR#186: The Bait and Switch
May 27, 2015
It’s possible you reach a point in married life where you feel like your partner pulled a bait and switch on you. When you think (or say) things like “whatever happened to the turned on partner I had when we were dating?” or the passion we felt when we…
SMR#185: Work Sex vs. Play Sex, Part Two
May 20, 2015
We spent most of last week’s show on “work sex.” This week, it’s time to play. Sex is more than just reaching climax. Slow down. Be playful. Reserve more time with each other. Following each other’s lead. The importance of foreplay. Kissing. Connecting.…
SMR#184: Work Sex vs. Play Sex, Part One
May 13, 2015
There are several different types of sex. But they can often be boiled down to two categories … work sex and play sex. In this episode Shannon and Corey talk the two main ways you can view sex, and more importantly, how to possibly have more play than…
SMR#183: Marriage is About Growing Up
May 6, 2015
What if our marriage and our sex life was actually part of a process designed to help us grow up? In this episode Shannon and Corey talk more about the idea that marriage is part of a larger process. It’s not just about “Happily Ever After.” Also worth…
SMR#182: Tearing Down Walls
Apr 29, 2015
There can be many barriers and walls in our lives and relationships. Especially when it comes to our sex life. Hear Shannon and Corey talk about how one person really confronted their barriers and broke through to a better sex life and marriage. Enjoy!…
SMR#181: Sexual Addiction, Part Two
Apr 22, 2015
We continue our conversation with Richard Blankenship about dealing with sexual addiction in marriage. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#180: Sexual Addiction, Part One
Apr 21, 2015
There are many people who struggle with issues around sex. Some go so far as being controlled by it. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#179: Announcing the Sexy Marriage Radio Getaway
Apr 8, 2015
Several of you have been anxiously awaiting for more information about the upcoming SMR Getaway. The wait is over. You can read more and register here: ===andgt; Click here for more. Come join us! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#178: Dealing with ED
Apr 1, 2015
Many men can (and do) struggle with ED, or premature or delayed ejaculation issues. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below…
SMR#177: Intergenerational Patterns
Mar 25, 2015
There are patterns in families. There are patterns in our life and we pass these patterns to the next generation. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#176: Gridlock In Marriage
Mar 18, 2015
What do you do when what you want is blocked by what your spouse wants. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#175: Questions from our listeners
Mar 11, 2015
We have the greatest listeners who give us all kinds of feedback and questions. Today we answer several emails that are worth discussing. That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#174: Sex Gets Better as You Get Older
Mar 4, 2015
Sex through the ages. Have you feared that sex may dwindle when you’re older? That’s what Shannon and Corey talk about in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#173: Exploring BDSM
Feb 25, 2015
The world of BDSM. What do you know about it? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#172: Tips to spice up sex
Feb 18, 2015
Need some ideas to help add a little spice to your sex life? That’s what Shannon and Corey do in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#171: Thoughts on 50 Shades of Grey
Feb 11, 2015
Planning to see 50 Shades of Grey? Here what we think. That’s what Shannon and Corey do in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#170: Investing in your marriage
Feb 4, 2015
Many times people wait too long to address issues in life and marriage. Please don’t. That’s what Shannon and Corey do in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#169: Physical Issues Women Can Face in Sex
Jan 28, 2015
There are many things women can struggle with in sex. Some of these are physical issues … like vaginismus, lubrication, anorgasmia. Dr. Carol Tanksley (an OBGYN) joins us on the show to discuss these issues in more detail. That’s what Shannon and Corey do…
SMR#168: Collaborative Alliance
Jan 21, 2015
To have sex there has to be some level of an alliance. The same thing happens throughout marriage. That’s what Shannon and Corey do in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#167: Challenging Stereotypes
Jan 14, 2015
We live in a world that involves stereotypes. But are they true? That’s what Shannon and Corey do in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#166: Remembering 2014 on Sexy Marriage Radio
Jan 7, 2015
There’s benefit to looking back and reflecting on the past year. That’s what Shannon and Corey do in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#165: Where’s Your Focus In 2015
Dec 31, 2014
New Years Day is tomorrow. Welcome to 2015. Where’s your focus going to be in this coming year? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#164: Create an environment for sex
Dec 17, 2014
What does the physical space where sex happens most look like for you? What gets in the way? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#163: Moving beyond awkwardness and growing
Dec 10, 2014
Change makes things uncomfortable. Change can also feel awkward. So how do you move beyond this feeling? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#162: How to find help
Dec 3, 2014
There are times when help is necessary in married life (and life for that matter). So how do you find the best help possible? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#161: Who Initiates
Nov 26, 2014
Fact is, someone has to initiate sex for it to occur. So who does this in your marriage? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below…
SMR#160: How sex reveals your self
Nov 19, 2014
There are many things uncovered in sex. But the biggest thing is actually your self. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#159: Sex as a deity, part 2
Nov 12, 2014
Let’s go deeper on this idea of sex as a deity. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#158: Can sex be a deity?
Nov 5, 2014
Sex is a big part of life, society, and our world … but can it play too big a role and become a deity? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Subscribe to Sexy…
SMR#157: Sex after a betrayal
Oct 29, 2014
There are many marriages that have experienced a betrayal of some kind. Affair, both physical or emotional, porn, and the like. When do you reintroduce sex after discovery of a betrayal? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy!…
SMR#156: Barriers to Connection
Oct 22, 2014
There are many things that get in the way of our connecting. And there are many ways to overcome these barriers. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to…
SMR#155: Sex Is Who You Are
Oct 15, 2014
Sex isn’t just what you do … it’s who you are. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#154: Sexpectations
Oct 8, 2014
What are your expectations when it comes to sex? Put another way, what are your sexpectations? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#153: Self-sabotaging your sex life
Oct 1, 2014
How do you get in the way of your sex life? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#152: Mercy sex
Sep 24, 2014
Today we revisit the idea of “mercy sex” What if it’s all part of a process in married life? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#151: I Can’t Go For That
Sep 17, 2014
There are many things that happen in marriage and sex that are completely up to the people involved. In this show, we discuss what happens when one of you says to the other … I can’t go for that. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#150: Sex for Baby Boomers
Sep 10, 2014
Every one of us will be old at some point. So how do you address the challenges that come with aging and your sex life? Shannon and Corey are joined by Dr. Doug Rosenau to cover this topic. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#149: Dressing For Sexual Success
Sep 3, 2014
How do you dress for success? What about dressing for sexual success? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#148: Reflections on our journey
Aug 27, 2014
Today we look back on Sexy Marriage Radio thus far – what stands out most to you? Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#147: Money and Sex
Aug 20, 2014
One of the major stressors in marriage is sex … another is money. These often play off each other. That’s what we discuss in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#146: Spice Up Things By Opening Your Eyes
Aug 13, 2014
We have done several shows about how to add some spice to your sex life. This time we go deep and encourage you to open up your eyes and connect. Love to know what you think. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#145: Dealing With Your Past
Aug 6, 2014
Our past can haunt us for years, or a lifetime. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode as they are joined by Sexy Marriage Radio listeners who share their journey. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#144: What You Want Or Your Spouse Wants
Jul 30, 2014
Have you ever realized that often what you think your spouse wants is what you want? You touch them or do things for them during sex the way you want to be touched or done. But what if that’s not what they want? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this…
SMR#143: Guilt surrounding sex
Jul 23, 2014
Too often there is a tremendous amount of guilt surrounding sex and our sexuality. Where does this guilt come from and what can you do about it? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#142: Comfort sex
Jul 16, 2014
Tough times happen in life and marriage. So do times of grief and sadness. Can sex actually become a source of comfort during times like this? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#141: Talking to your sexually active teenager
Jul 9, 2014
What do you say to your teenager who may be already sexually active? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#140: Seven Minute Marriage Solution
Jul 2, 2014
Ever wondered if seven minutes could dramatically improve your marriage? It can. Steve Arterburn joins Shannon and Corey in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#139: Your Sexual Vocabulary
Jun 25, 2014
How do you talk about sex? What about during sex? In other words … what’s your sexual vocabulary? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! Our Intimate Choices __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#138: Dealing with PE and ED issues
Jun 18, 2014
There are many problems that can happen in marriage and sex. Specifically, premature ejaculation(PE) and/or erectile disfunction (ED). That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#137: Gender Differences
Jun 11, 2014
Today we continue with Dr. William Struthers and move the conversation to the idea of gender differences and our brain. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#136: Brain Sex
Jun 4, 2014
In today’s show we are joined by Dr. William Struthers to discuss the idea of brain sex. What if sex isn’t as much what is happening between your legs than it is about what’s happening between your ears? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this…
SMR#135: The High Desire Wife
May 28, 2014
We talk a lot about high desire and low desire when it comes to sex. But this is a different issue when the high desire spouse is the wife. This isn’t talked about a lot. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a…
SMR#134: Foreplay
May 21, 2014
Foreplay. A big part of sexual intimacy, and sometimes overlooked. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! As an added bonus: It’s Business Time __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#133: How Kinky is Too Kinky?
May 14, 2014
Last week we talked about sex toys. Which makes some people uncomfortable. One reaction may be this is too kinky. So … that leads to this question: How kinky is too kinky? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a…
SMR#132: Sex Toys
May 7, 2014
There’s already a lot of tension around the topic of sex in marriage. Let’s ramp it up and talk about sex toys. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to…
SMR#131: Rejection Anxiety, Revisited
Apr 30, 2014
In Episode #77, Gina and Corey talked about how you can handle rejection better. But what’s Shannon’s take on this topic? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SRM#130: Wedding Night Tips for Virgins
Apr 23, 2014
There are many people who experience wedding night “jitters.” So what are some ideas and tips that will make this night one to remember forever? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#129: The Payoffs for Sex
Apr 16, 2014
There are many benefits for sex. And sometimes it’s easy to loose site of the payoff this aspect of your marriage can have for your life. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! And below is the photo Shannon mentions in this show.…
SMR#128: Attachment styles
Apr 9, 2014
When you can understand more of your core approach to life and love, you can better seek and receive all life has to offer. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#127: Answering our critics
Apr 2, 2014
There have been a lot of shows on Sexy Marriage Radio, and a lot of feedback. Most of the response has been great, some has been critical – which is also great. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email…
SMR#126: Second marriages
Mar 26, 2014
Reality is that many people experience more than one marriage. Regardless of the reasons, prior relationships do influence current ones. So how can you better deal with baggage from previous marriages? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode.…
SMR#125: Sex through the seasons of life
Mar 19, 2014
Things change as life unfolds. And each season of life brings with it new challenges … and pleasures. This same concept holds true for our sex life as well. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#124: Oral Sex
Mar 12, 2014
What role does foreplay play in your sex life? How about oral sex? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#123: Masturbation
Mar 5, 2014
Did we just do a show about the M Word? Yes we did! So how does this play out in your life and marriage? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#122: The Sexless Marriage
Feb 26, 2014
There are many marriages where sex is an issue. And those that experience a marriage where sex is limited or non-existent are often really struggling. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#121: Q&A from listener emails
Feb 19, 2014
We love receiving emails from our listeners – Sexy Marriage Radio listeners rock! In this show we cover several emails. From how do you get sex going again after childbirth to is it okay to want to spice things up? Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email…
SMR#120: Tips For Valentines Day
Feb 12, 2014
While Valentines Day is a big deal, so is every day in married life. But Valentines can be a great time to demonstrate your love for your spouse. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#119: The Physical Side of Sex
Feb 5, 2014
There’s a side of sex that includes the physical aspects of us. Things like preparation, grooming, cleanliness, and the like. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#118: Your Emotions and Sex
Jan 29, 2014
Life can sometimes be an emotional roller coaster. So can sex. But our emotions can also really help us and our sex life. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#117: Your Brain and Sex
Jan 22, 2014
Some times we overlook the most potent sexual organ we have … the brain. It’s vital to have your mind on board with your sex life. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#116: Spirituality and Sex
Jan 15, 2014
Often, we recognize things as spiritual in life. We can also recognize things as sexual. But what about both together? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! The helpful guide Our Intimate Choices can be found here: Our Intimate…
SMR#115: Expectations and Sex
Jan 8, 2014
Expectations run rampant in life … and marriage … and definitely sex. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
SMR#114: Talking to your kids about sex
Jan 1, 2014
You’ve heard of the “big talk.” But talking to your kids about sex is actually many different conversations. And it starts … right now. That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#113: Kids Getting In The Way Of Sex
Dec 23, 2013
Kids are a blessing, but they can also get in the way of your sex life. But have you ever thought that your sex life can be a gift you give to your kids? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#112: Change Up A Sexual Rut
Dec 18, 2013
Routine and schedule can rule the day, week, month and year. So what are some ideas to change up the rut our sex life (and life) can fall in to? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR#111: Sexual Confidence
Dec 11, 2013
Every one of us struggles at some point with our image, shape, wrinkles, cellulite, etc. Put another way, every one has moments when we lack confidence. How do you gain more sexual confidence? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy!…
SMR#110: The space between you
Dec 4, 2013
Can you share too much with your spouse? What’s the difference between secrets and fantasies? That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio…
SMR#109: The G Spot
Nov 27, 2013
Considered by some, the Holy Grail of female orgasms. While some others say it doesn’t exist. But in this episode, Shannon and Corey lead you down the path to finding it. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen…
SMR#108: Intended For Pleasure
Nov 20, 2013
Ever get the feeling that sex is just burdensome or just for procreation? It’s intended for so much more! That’s what Shannon and Corey cover in this episode. Enjoy! __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
SMR#107: Sexy Marriage Radio 2.0
Nov 13, 2013
Today I’m thrilled to welcome Shannon Ethridge as my new co-host for Sexy Marriage Radio! In this episode you’ll hear Shannon’s story and more about what drives her and her interest in helping people experience better sex, as well as more about Sexy…
SMR#106: My Spouse’s Sexual Fantasies
Nov 6, 2013
What happens when the person you married shares a fantasy that makes you nervous or flat out repulsed? That’s what I discuss today with Shannon Ethridge as we continue our conversation about sexual fantasies from last week. __________ Got a question?…
SMR#105: Sexual Fantasy
Oct 30, 2013
There’s a certain taboo-ness often associated with fantasies. Particularly sexual fantasies. That’s what I discuss today with Shannon Ethridge and her new book, The Fantasy Fallacy. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected]
SMR#104: Minimalism as a way to better sex
Oct 23, 2013
Minimalism. It can mean several different things. But it can also be a path to better sex and married life. That’s what I discuss with Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to…
SMR# 103: Intentional Intimacy
Oct 16, 2013
Intimacy means lots of different things to different people. But, we all can agree it plays a role in our married life. That’s what I discuss with Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo of One Extraordinary Marriage. __________ Got a question? Email us at…
SMR – From the archives
Oct 9, 2013
This week we venture back in to the archives of Sexy Marriage Radio and bring back one of the best shows to date. How To Deal With Rejection Anxiety Enjoy. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…
SMR#102: Long Distance Relationships and Dealing With Baggage
Oct 2, 2013
There are seasons in some relationships that require times a part – job transfers, school, travel. So how can you more successfully navigate these seasons? And what’s the best way to address sexual baggage that you or your spouse brings in to the…
SMR#101: Recovering from affairs
Sep 25, 2013
Sadly, affairs are all too common in the marriage world. So what’s the best way forward? What can the betrayed spouse do? What can the betraying spouse do? That’s what I discuss with Aaron Anderson, MFT in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us…
Episode 100: Our takeaways
Sep 18, 2013
EPISODE 100! – And Gina’s final show. In this episode we discuss our takeaways from 100 shows together. Enjoy. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage Radio below …
Episode 99: Sexual communication style
Sep 11, 2013
When it comes to your sex life – how you talk about it, initiate it, etc. – what’s your default set on? That’s what we cover in this episode. Plus, a big announcement at the end of the show. So be sure to listen all the way through. __________ Got a…
Episode 98: The best of Sexy Marriage Radio
Sep 4, 2013
Due to a scheduling mix-up – this episode we take our very best show to date (according to number of downloads) and look back at some Tips for Initiating Sex. Hope you enjoy. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to…
Episode 97: Growing through mercy sex
Aug 28, 2013
Mercy sex is usually not enjoyable, for both spouses. But what if it is actually part of the process of growing to better sex? That what we cover in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy…
Episode 96: When the wife wants no sex
Aug 21, 2013
There’s a high desire and a low desire for sex in every marriage. But what about when the wife takes the stance of “no sex”? That what we cover in this episode. __________ Got a question? Email us at [email protected] Listen to Sexy Marriage…