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  • This week on Couple Things, we got to talk with Robert Glazer. We dive into how developing core values plays a key role in your dating life as well as marriage, creating a family, and where you choose to live and work. He shares exercises you can practice straight from his book and helps us discover how these core values affect our daily life.

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  • This week on Couple Things, we got to talk with Mattie Jackson Selecman. We dive into how Mattie navigates through grief after the death of her husband Ben in 2018. She also shares hilarious stories of her favorite memories with Ben, writing songs with her father and country-singer Alan Jackson, and all about her newly released book, 'Lemons on Friday'!

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  • This week on Couple Things, we recap our favorite moments from the year! We've had so much fun over the last year and we wouldn’t be able to do any of it without our incredible community. Thank you so much to everyone who has tuned in this year. We can’t wait for 2022.

    In this episode, we look back at our pregnancy announcement, conversations with incredible guests, awkward moments, live therapy sessions, and more!

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  • In this episode, Shawn and Andrew discuss everything that comes along with working with your spouse including the importance of setting boundaries and making sure to carve out family time. You won't want to miss it!

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  • This week on Couple Things, Shawn and Andrew talk all about their experience at the People's Choice Awards!! We discuss all the chaos leading up to the event, behind-the-scenes stories, and all the big names we got to see!

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  • Get ready to laugh! We had the pleasure of chatting with the Holderness family on Couple Things this week and it was an absolute joy. We talked about how they shifted into the creator world, if there are boundaries on what they share online and the unseen truth about the broadcasting and gymnastics world.
    
    0:00 introduction
    4:12 everybody fights audiobook
    6:35 advice from their experience
    11:46 establishing roles and getting help
    14:21 transitioning from news to youtube
    16:22 creating with your spouse
    19:24 what is too much to share online?
    24:16 is it possible to overshare feelings?
    28:16 most proud accomplishment
    33:03 the fear of diving into a new career
    36:16 being an introvert vs extrovert
    39:28 favorite tv shows
    41:31 the truth about harassment in broadcasting
    46:40 speaking out about sexual assault
    50:27 navigating mental health
    53:20 supporting your spouse
    55:05 what they love most about each-other

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  • This week we chat with the Scotts. They are another married couple who works together like us, and we learned a LOT from them. They are hilarious, deep, fun, and super talented. So don't miss this one!

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    2:28 celebrity followers
    3:43 how they got into social media
    5:00 who is more creative?
    5:35 transitioning from filmmakers
    8:35 are the prank videos authentic?
    13:57 how they met
    17:55 relationship lessons and boundaries
    20:37 the proposal
    26:07 working with your spouse
    30:30 branding as the humor couple
    32:42 adding humor into your relationship
    36:35 common themes in couples
    39:55 couples they look up to
    40:40 what inspires them
    45:00 building a house together
    46:15 favorite pranks
    51:10 favorite thing about each-other
    53:30 what’s next for the scott’s

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  • Shawn and Andrew get VERY candid about their relationship and delve into some really deep questions. You don't want to miss this one.

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    1:48 discussing current hot topics
    20:21 lightning round questions
    28:45 addressing headlines about ourselves
    35:20 reading your comments

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  • We are joined by Carlos and Heather Whittaker. Carlos is a best-selling author, speaker, and hope dealer! Our conversation touches on sacrifice in marriage, seeking help and mentorship in tough times, how to cope in healthy ways, and the importance of faith in marriage.

    WE ARE NOMINATED FOR A PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD! you can vote here! bit.ly/3jW0aIm

    Here are a few topics we covered:
    0:00 introduction
    6:06 carlos' massive career shift
    8:15 the sacrifices and perspective from heather
    10:00 the realization that carlos wasn’t happy
    13:20 dangers of thinking suffering needs to be a part of the journey
    15:08 the kite vs the kite holder
    17:36 medicators and coping mechanisms
    22:42 getting outside help
    26:16 how they met
    28:06 the dating to married timeline
    30:00 the adoption process and journey
    38:17 balancing striving vs surrendering
    42:08 carlos' most proud accomplishments
    45:30 heather's most proud accomplishments
    48:18 best piece of advice for marriage

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  • This week on Couple Things, Shawn and Andrew dive into setting boundaries. From in-laws to kids, and work to social media, they cover it all, and it all comes down to communication.
    Here are a few topics that we cover:
    0:00 introduction
    2:30 social media
    14:35 parents and in-laws
    19:06 friends
    32:33 communication
    38:28 kids
    43:50 divorce

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  • FullmHouse creators Caleb and Kelsi Fullmer join us this week! We had such a FUN and heartwarming chat with them talking about their love story, a very quick engagement, being full time content creators, and the importance of laughter in marriage.

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    3:06 how sharing their life on social media got started
    6:16 how they met
    7:29 engaged and married in 5 months
    8:30 the proposal
    11:45 the timeline for kids
    14:13 balancing work and kids
    18:04 biggest takeaway from marriage
    19:47 dealing with the effects of outside critisism
    20:42 becoming full time creators
    24:21 feeling old on tik tok
    27:19 long term goals
    29:37 the importance of laughter in marriage
    33:41 favorite creators
    35:44 favorite quality about each other

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  • This week we are joined by the "Shrink Chicks." They are a LMFT female duo (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists), giving their professional thoughts on marriage and relationships!

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    6:10 doing the work
    7:45 what does it look like to fight
    10:45 importance of healthy and happy relationships
    14:34 how shawn and andrew's parents dealt with conflict
    17:47 what a typical blow up looks like
    23:35 analysis by paralysis
    27:47 fear of detachment
    32:02 coming up with a safe word
    34:00 phrasing a response vs reaction
    42:02 catering or pandering behavior
    46:00 not using your tactics against your partner

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  • Shawn and Andrew go LIVE talking about their postpartum life after having their second baby. From mental health, to identity, to daily routine changes, they delve deep into the struggles and joys of life after baby.

    Here are a few topics that we cover:
    0:00 introduction
    2:18 statistics of women who struggle with postpartum depression
    3:45 dealing with postpartum with your second child
    6:53 hormones after birth
    8:31 talking to someone about your mental health
    11:13 having the postpartum conversation before birth
    12:42 the mom guilt
    13:21 ways we've found that may help you through postpartum
    13:57 leaning on each other
    16:45 losing your identity once you become "mom"
    20:58 take care of yourself
    23:45 dad struggles
    26:57 having a community
    27:45 c-section recovery
    28:16 the TSA story
    32:47 how drew is doing with jett
    33:30 getting your husband to understand postpartum
    35:09 c-section recovery must haves

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  • Laura and Zach have a research-based approach to relationships. Join us in our conversation with them on red flags in marriages, if marriage is worth saving and what single people should be looking for in a spouse. We learned SO much and know you will too!
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    0:00 introduction
    4:00 what is the Gottman Institute?
    8:20 the most common piece of advice for couples
    12:36 why is marriage worth saving?
    15:45 advice for single people searching for a spouse
    25:35 separating the identity of being parents vs being married
    31:28 the four horsemen of the apocalypse
    34:40 defensiveness
    41:52 strategies for dealing with conflict
    47:07 practicing emotional intelligence 
    1:03:03 importance of switching things up during a rut

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  • Shawn and Andrew are LIVE answering all of your most burning questions about life, relationships, and all couple things! Tune in to hear all the juicy details!

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  • This week we chat with Leslee and Matt Holliday, former MLB all-star! We loved chatting with them about some things we can relate to, like building a relationship while pursuing professional sports, but also learned so much from them in other areas like finding your identity and creating a legacy.

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    3:26 Matt’s dream to play baseball
    5:34 the story of how they met
    9:09 balancing your marriage and your relationship with your coaches/team
    11:35 the pivotal moments when your spouse has an athletic career
    15:30 dealing with identity changes when you retire from your sport
    21:37 Leslee’s journey with seminary
    26:00 how seminary has reshaped their way of thinking
    31:50 marriage in the limelight
    37:32 what would be the legacy you’d want to leave?
    43:05 Table 40 podcast
    47:58 best piece of marriage advice

    You can follow Matt on Instagram here ▶ https://www.instagram.com/matthollidayosu/?hl=en
    You can follow Leslee on Instagram here ▶ https://www.instagram.com/lesleesmithholliday/?hl=en
    Check out their podcast here ▶ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sports-spectrums-table-forty/id1505637930

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  • In this episode, Shawn and Andrew give the FULL story on the birth of their son, Jett James East. All the juicy details from, breastfeeding, Drew's reaction to becoming a big sister, Shawn's thoughts on VBAC, deciding on a name, advice for first-time parents, and adjusting to being a family of four!

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    3:00 emotions leading up to the birth
    14:05 medications and surgery prep
    17:59 jett's birth
    22:50 post-surgery side effects
    28:47 comparing births with drew and jett
    30:14 the post birth support and set-up
    32:27 drew gets sick
    35:03 deciding on jett’s name
    37:22 postpartum differences with drew and jett
    40:55 what drew calls him
    41:18 the breastfeeding journey
    42:50 how andrew stayed calm
    44:06 how drew has adapted
    45:17 how to know if you’re ready for kids
    47:17 advice for first-time parents
    48:45 the transition with two kids under two
    49:34 shawn’s thoughts on not doing a VBAC
    50:55 how nash is adapting to jett
    51:40 shoutouts

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  • This week we were joined by Shane and Hannah Burcaw, also known as "Squirmy and Grubs." They talked about how to reframe adversity, normalizing their relationship in today's society, having a sense of humor, and discussed misconceptions. We thoroghly enjoyed this special conversation and hope you guys do too!

    Here are a few topics that we cover:

    0:00 introduction
    4:13 how they met
    8:37 laughing at my nightmare
    11:17 reframing your adversities
    12:00 the first date
    16:12 misconceptions about their relationship
    19:46 hannah and her family’s perspective
    22:16 approaching dating with the judgments of society
    23:25 why they started their YouTube channel
    31:32 the mission behind their channel
    32:01 upcoming book
    33:34 how to talk about our differences without amplifying them
    39:09 rethinking behind the word “inspiration”
    44:15 helpful language to learn
    47:33 honeymoon and upcoming projects
    50:47 best advice you’ve been given or would give

    You can follow them on Instagram here ▶ https://www.instagram.com/shaneburcaw/ & https://www.instagram.com/hannahayl/

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  • Gabe and Rebekah Lyons join us this week on Couple Things! Rebekah is a national speaker and best-selling author. Gabe is the founder of Q Ideas, a movement designed for building and sustaining a vision for restoring the credibility of the Christian faith in Western culture for new generations. They are a Christ-centered, family-focused couple with 4 beautiful children. They are proud spokesparents for downsyndrome and adoption! 

    Here are a few topics that we cover:
    3:37 how gabe and rebekah met
    6:27 the decision to date
    13:10 gaining the courage to have the break-up conversion 
    17:14 building their visions and life together
    22:44 balance between drive and contentment
    31:35 how stress has effected their relationship
    36:33 raising a child with special needs
    43:16 how the trauma of childbirth affected wanting a second child
    47:26 rhythms of renewal and Q ideas
    50:15 one piece of advice

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    Rebekah's newest book is available for preorder ▶here!

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  • This week on Couple Things, we got to chat with power couple Stephen and Amanda Miller! We dive into marriage, family, and adoption with these two beautiful souls. Join us for an amazing and powerful conversation!

    Here are the topics that we cover:
    0:00 introduction
    7:29 what it was like jumping into parenting
    8:15 the journey of becoming pregnant as teenagers
    21:15 what fears did you have going into adopting?
    25:27 what type of parents would do well with adoption?
    28:58 how do you deal with the identity of all your children?
    33:06 how do you keep the identity in your relationship with 7 kids?
    38:42 the importance of reminding yourselves why you fell in love
    40:31 how did you get into youtube?
    46:50 why they didn’t do youtube from the start
    51:35 advice for adoption and parenting
    55:35 lessons from Lincoln's brain surgery
    59:20 best piece of advice

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