Episode 39 Boundary Setting: Create a Framework for Healthy and Loving Relationships

Do you ever find yourself attracting the wrong type of man or woman? You aim for one thing but seem to typecast yourself by always attracting a certain type of man or woman? It’s as if we are actors and we are typecast, always picking the same person over and over. When it’s the wrong type of person, it ultimately brings discontentment because we end up in relationships that are unhealthy and unsatisfying. If this is you and you want help trying to develop healthy and loving relationships, listen in as I show you how to build a healthy framework as we discuss boundary setting: how to attract the right type of man or woman so that you create healthy, loving and functioning relationships.

Episode 38: Ready to Love – Silas Journey 2

As we follow Silas on his journey for love, we learn how attachment styles effect how we view ourselves and others. Silas learns that he shuts down during times of conflict. As we move forward he is going to work on decreasing this behavior while he builds his listening skills and beginning to emote. Let’s continue on his journey as I help him to be ready for love.

Episode 37: A Review of the Exonerated 5

If you haven’t seen the movie When They See Us, you are missing out on an epic movie that changes the minds and hearts of its viewers. In this four part series, director, Ava Duvernay shares the story of The Exonerated 5 and what their real experience was like after being incarcerated for a violent sexual crime that they did not commit. If you are an African American watching this movie, it moves you in ways that maybe others will never understand. Today, I’m speaking with a family who watched the series together. This family ranges in ages from 6 to 47. Let’s see how each of them were affected by this thought provoking, heart wrenching movie that made us fall in love with these men and share in the joy of their victory.

Episode 36: Ready to Love – Silas Journey 1

As we follow Silas on his journey for love, we learn how attachment styles effect how we view ourselves and others. Based on these styles, we learn there are some hidden fears that causes him develop anxiety when dealing with conflict in a relationship. Silas is not alone. Anyone who does not have secure attachment experiences some attachment fear. Let’s continue on his journey as I help him to identify these fears and now it’s time to address them head on.

Episode 35: Venus vs. Mars

There are a lot of stereotypes for men and women. Today I’m talking with Clifford Clark to share professional perspective on societal views regarding various relationship gender stereotypes. We’re helping to shed light on why men and women see, experience and feel the way they do. Clifford and I aren’t competing but we’re passionate about our views as we defend our gender. Listen in to hear our take on why we do the things we do.

Episode 34: Ready to Love

How often do we say we are ready for love but once it comes, it seems we repeat the same patterns and the relationship doesn’t seem to work out? You know I say it all the time, “everyone wants to love and be loved” but sometimes we aren’t ready for it when it arrives. Listen in on one man’s journey opening up, being honest and vulnerable about his desire and search for love. You’ll hear first hand the commonalities we all experience based on how we see ourselves, others and our responses to the experiences in our relationships. Let’s walk with Silas on his journey to finding love.

Episode 33: On The Couch -Self Care

Today we are pulled in numerous directions balancing life, work, family and everything in between. Singles as well as couples are experiencing burn out. But how do we know the difference between simply being tired and actually experiencing burn out? Today we’ll discuss the signs and symptoms to look out for so that you can take control and create healthy life balance.

Episode 32: The War on Domestic Violence

Every mother and father wants their daughter to be in a safe and loving relationship. Yet, sometimes one’s knight and shining armor is not a place of safety and love but instead is a threat to one’s safety. Domestic violence (DV) can happen to anyone regardless of age, culture, education, race, sex or class. Joining us on today’s show is MaKisha Reed, founder of Greater Girls 1, a non-profit organization that ….. She educates us on the subject and shares with us tools and tips on how to recognize warning signs, identify abusive behaviors, seeking help to get out and taking back control of one’s life after leaving a DV relationship.

Episode 31: Navigating Divorce

No one marries with the thought of ever divorcing. Yet divorce is becoming common place in our society. So what happens that causes a couple to end up on opposite sides of the courtroom? What can we do to divorce-proof our marriage? Today’s show is a gathering of the minds to include a divorce mediator, attorney and a woman who has experienced it personally. Let’s hear them share their thoughts and experience on navigating divorce.

Episode 30: On the Couch: Compromising vs. Settling

Everyone needs a support system in place that encourages, uplifts tells and tells you the truth – in love. Wise counsel is essential to bounce our idea and thoughts as well as to keep up from making decisions that we later regret. That is exactly what our On the Couch episode will do. In today’s episode we take an introspective look at the difference between compromising and settling. We all experience moments where we begin to question our choices and decisions, but when it comes to dating and the selection of our future partner, our decision is life changing. We have particular preferences. Others may have questioned your preferences. Are they normal? Outlandish? Do you find yourself dating but not seeing what your heart desires? Is what your heart desires too much and you have found yourself questioning your likes and dislikes? Sounds like you may be at a crossroads between compromising and settling. We dig in to determine what is the fine line between compromising for what we want and settling for what we want.