Author of the #staymarried blog. Offering hope, stories, and resources for couples who want to stay married. 

What To Do When You Disagree About Parenting

At last count, the internet has provided us with roughly eight million different parenting styles. You’ve probably noticed different parenting styles even among your own friends. Is it any wonder, with so many opinions and philosophies, that two people who share a home and children might also disagree on the best parenting approach? ...more

Season 2 Ep. 13 of The #staymarried Podcast: Balancing Work, Life, and Marriage – with guests Jessie & Gerard

Is having a balance between work and life an achievable feat? In this episode of The #staymarried Podcast we answer one listener’s question about the problem busyness has created in her marriage. We also chat with Jessie and Gerard from the Marriage Is Funny Podcast and even share a bit about the upcoming #staymarried book! ...more

Season 2 Ep. 12 of The #staymarried Podcast: Finding Your Blended Family Bliss – with guest Beth Wylie

Even in the best case scenario, marriage is not an easy road to travel. When we factor in previous marriages, divorces, and children, that road becomes cliff-side winding around a steep mountain complete with boulders falling over unexpected turns. Tricky is an understatement ....more

Season 2 Ep. 11 of The #staymarried Podcast: How To Get Your Marriage Out of a Rut

The monotony of the day-to-day can leave us feeling like,...more

Season 2 Ep. 10 of The #staymarried Podcast: Supporting Your Partner’s Passions and Winning at Marriage as a Team – with guests Craig & Rachel Terrill

Is it possible to pursue two life-long dreams in one marriage? In this episode of The #staymarried Podcast we sit down with Craig Terrill, former defensive lineman...more

Season 2 Ep. 9 of The #staymarried Podcast: How Your Friendships Can Make or Break Your Marriage

In the beginning, when you’re wrapped up together in your cocoon of twitterpation, swirling around with your eyes locked on each other, floating through the air on heart-shaped clouds, it’s easy to forget that anyone in the world exists outside of your most incredible and unique love for each other. Since we are also a big fan of your love for each other, we...more

Season 2 Ep. 8 of The #staymarried Podcast: The Sexy Side of Marriage – with guest Dr. Tina Schermer Sellers

We’ve gotta come clean. Tony and I have been holding on to something. Between Seasons 1 & 2, we recorded our first interview for The #staymarried Podcast ....more

Season 2 Ep. 7 of The #staymarried Podcast: Your Baggage Doesn’t Have to Wreck Your Marriage

At the age of eighteen I was diagnosed with Dysthymia. I can’t stand the labels of things, but I also value that they help make murky ideas a little bit more clear. Dysthymia is a mild form of depression, mostly manageable without medication ....more

Season 2 Ep. 6 of The #staymarried Podcast: The Best In-Laws Have Clear Boundaries – with guests Rich & Barbara Butler

Most couples struggle with in-laws at some point in their marriage. These relationships are complicated and we’ve heard your cries for help...more

Season 2 Ep. 5 of The #staymarried Podcast: What if I Didn’t Marry My Soul Mate?

Many of us imagine that marriage should come naturally… if we’re with the right person. So, if it’s difficult, we figure it might be because we are with the wrong person. We see this theme a lot when we look through the questions you’ve submitted at Ask #staymarried ....more