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This podcast is for those who are interested in improving their intimate relationship. If you are in a relationship, and believe in keeping the spark alive, this podcast is for you. For those couples who are dating, engaged, newlyweds, married, or in a long term relationship, we will focus on enhancing your intimate connection.
Dr. Kia James, will interview specialists, relationship coaches, marriage counselors, and successful couples to bring you tips, advice, and strategies for making your good relationship or marriage better. Of course, these tips can also benefit couples who are experiencing relationship stress. We will cover topics related to successful co-parenting, creating a healthy blended family, dating, sex, love, passion, supporting your partner, and much more. Nurture your relationship and avoid relationship road blocks. Tune in as we discuss relationship tips that will give your relationship that extra boost!
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8: The Traveling Spouse
The Traveling Spouse with Three Degrees member-Valerie Holiday Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 8 Target Audience: Couples in Long Distance Relationships or Frequently Traveling for work Objective: To give information about what things are helpful when you are or have a traveling spouse? About Valerie: *My marriage is Bi-coastal and international. My husband resides in UK, England and I’m in USA, Atlanta. *I’ve been married 3 times. I am a firm believer of the institution of marriage. I knew there was somebody out there who could deal with me and my lifestyle, and it wasn’t going to wreak havoc on the relationship, because they were going to be understanding. *1st marriage lasted 7 yrs, I have son who is 33 from that marriage; 2nd marriage only lasted 2yrs there were too many differences. Currently married 10 yrs but together 14-15yrs Tips For Relationship and Marriage: *When you become involved with someone on a permanent basis, you must accept them for who they are as they must accept you for who you are. *Don’t go into marriage thinking that when you get married you’ll change them. *You must work on the relationship. If you want it to last, you should invest time, effort energy, and patience. It’s not always 50/50. You might end up with the messy stick most of the time; It may be ok, since you don’t end up with it all the time. A relationship is give and take. Recommendations to help when you’re apart: *Make time for each other- Skype has been an absolute blessing *Call each other to say good morning or good night. What are things you should plan for when starting a Long Distance relationship: *Finances are important *Put money aside for travel *Plan days off around each other’s schedule How do you plan to depart from each other?: *Leave Notes- -Slip a love note in a bag -Leave message on the mirror that can be seen when it fogs up -Get a card Behaviors or things to avoid: *Avoid insecurity- If you travel frequently, a secure relationship is needed. *Avoid Distrust- Develop trust in each other. *Avoid Poor Communication- Make sure you talk and listen to each other.