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Welcome to Get A Room! A podcast about love, sex, and marriage. We are a normal couple that has been through a lot in our nearly 2 decades of loving each other. From dealing with children and in-laws, to having date nights and dirty talk, no topic is off the table. We are on a mission to keep the flames of our newlywed fire alight. Whoa, chill out. We're really just two dorks talking about our marriage, kids, feminism, and other random crap that comes up in our weird little life. We just wan ...
 
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On today's episode we give a quick update on our last episode about how we have implemented our plans and if they're working. Then we get a little more light-hearted this week and get into our topic, which is advice we would give to our newlywed selves to make our marriage a little bit easier. We discuss things like school, work, money, Roseanne (t…
 
On this episode we get deeply personal as we share a real discussion we had with each other over our sex life. We recorded our discussion just in case, and now we're being our bravest selves and posting it for all to hear the process as we communicate our concerns in a loving way and try to come up with solutions. Be prepared to hear more than you …
 
On this weeks episode we talk about getting a new cat, an ER visit with our 12 year old daughter with a heart condition, and having a meltdown over not wearing a mask in a public place. Eventually we make our way to this weeks topic and discuss mom and dad shaming and unsolicited parental advice. We talk about what it means to shame other parents a…
 
On this episode we talk about our year in review. We discuss how we managed to get through a tough year and why we had to rely on each other more than ever, what we learned while being stuck at home, and the things we have come to appreciate. And for some reason we also explain why Die Hard is apparently an aphrodisiac , so you'll definitely want t…
 
On this episode we talk about the gratitude that we have for each other, not only during the current pandemic, but especially during it. We tell each other specific things the other does for our family and our house that we appreciate. And finally we express our gratitude for the situation we are in, in which we are fortunate enough to get to stay …
 
On today’s episode we talk about how homeschooling is going, and Halloween costumes past and present. We discuss at length why we love having “couple” friends, and tell the story of an attempt to make friends while living in Boise. And finally we talk about why we love the relationships we have with our current group of friends and why it works for…
 
On this episode we briefly discuss Ivy’s clinic adventures, before diving into birth control. We talk about 12 different forms of birth control and how they work, and how well they work. We also talk about which ones we’ve had personal experience with. Obviously this episode gets into some things that may be offensive to some listeners, so listener…
 
On this episode we talk about celebrating our youngest child’s birthday, our daughter, Ivy’s clinical appointments at the children’s hospital, and the overwhelming and tough time we have been having this year. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) We talk briefly about Ivy’s clinical appointments. (5:45) Our youngest child is no longer a…
 
On this episode we discuss the 5 Love Languages, based on the book by Gary Chapman. We talk about what each love language means, and we talk about which one we believe the other person has. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) Scott is getting sick of being with the same ol’ people. But we went on a quick socially distant vacay. (3:15) …
 
On this episode we get really fired up about allowing our kids to be themselves and choose their own path through life, and how allowing them to do that, isn’t about your own happiness, it’s about your child’s happiness. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:30) Spoiler Alert: We preface this episode by talking about Schitt’s Creek and the e…
 
In this bite sized mini episode we talk about whether or not having children can save your marriage. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:20) School started this week. It hasn’t been horrible. (6:15) Will having a baby save your marriage? (8:15) When tv characters have a baby, they complicate the task of recording a tv show, just like in re…
 
On this episode we discuss another marriage myth that states that happy couples don’t fight. We talk about why it’s important how you fight in order to work through problems without making things worse. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) School is about to start. We spent our summer working on our yard and house, with no vacations. Bu…
 
On this episode we get back to our marriage myths and discuss whether married life can be boring. We also talk about Schitt’s Creek, going back to school, and family vacations. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) The kids created a variation of tag called Corona tag. (2:20) We are currently watching Schitt’s Creek as a family and lovin…
 
On this episode we discuss mistakes we’ve made as parents as well as some things we might be doing right. We also talk about asking the kids what they do and don’t like about our parenting. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:15) We’re all going to get through this crappy school year together. (3:00) We talk about weird language trends. (4…
 
On this episode we talk about our 17 years of marriage, and give some advice (kind of). We also reminisce on our stupidity in the early years, and surviving the suburbs with animal neighbors. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:20) We recorded this episode on our 17th wedding anniversary. We discuss some random details from our wedding day…
 
On this episode we discuss the weird Utah holiday that Scott didn’t realize was a Utah thing until he was near adulthood. We also discuss the arrival of Taylor Swifts new album and why it’s the best thing to come out of 2020 so far. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) It’s a Utah holiday – Pioneer Day. (4:00) Scott thinks pubes equals …
 
On this episode we talk about date night again, with more details than our old date night episode. We talk about a date we had a few years ago where one of us ended up in the emergency room, but we still had a great time. We also update with some at home date ideas since many people can’t go out right now. Specific topic discussed in this episode: …
 
On this episode we talk about making sacrifices in order to keep our family healthy. We also discuss in ridiculous detail why Rochelle believes in ghosts, while Scott believes in UFOs. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:45) We didn’t have a festive 4th of July. (2:00) We are still social distancing and it feels like it is never ending. (2…
 
On this episode we discuss being called child abusers and why we don’t let other people’s opinions get us down. We also discuss the hot button issue of having to wear masks in public and why you should just shut up and do it. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) Random discussion involving gravel, stepping stones, and murder podcasts. (…
 
On this episode we discuss teaching our kids to do chores and giving them an allowance and why we’re not super good at it, but we’re trying. We also talk about learning to do chores when we were kids, and some memorable moments. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:45) Scott’s getting good at Photoshop. (1:45) Having a chill summer that inc…
 
On this episode we discuss grown up play dates, getting old, and jealousy after Scott is openly hit on 3 times. We hope you enjoy this light-hearted episode in times of extreme tension everywhere. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) Rochelle got to have a social distant play date. (1:40) Scott had a birthday and is skirting the line of…
 
This week we discuss how we spent Memorial Day, school finally being over, and saving our elderly neighbor. We also get into our 10th marriage myth to find out if sex gets boring after years of marriage. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:40) We spent Memorial Day at a ghost town in Utah. (4:00) School is officially out for Summer for us …
 
As we are feeling extra anxiety this week and not sleeping well, we decided to do a light-hearted episode about our daughter Echo in honor of her birthday. We talk about her wild side, her short fuse, and why we call her an animal whisperer. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:35) Do you feel like quarantine has got you down? (01:15) Spoil…
 
On this episode we talk about being in quarantine for 60 days and why Rochelle had a breakdown and cried twice in one day. We also discuss our next marriage myth to decide if your in-laws have to love you, and other difficult things with parents. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:50) Two months worth of quarantine for us. (1:20) Rochelle…
 
On this episode we discuss our 8th marriage myth where we decide whether or not one can be lonely within their marriage. We also discuss our plans for Mother’s Day and why we are grateful we don’t have toddlers or babies during the Coronavirus pandemic. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) Scott got his very first hat ever is our big ne…
 
On this episode we discuss virtual birthday parties, wearing a bikini to a funeral, and whether or not you can change your spouse. Join us to find out if we’ve changed together or separately, and if we’ve tried to change each other in the last 17 years. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) Highlights of the week: shaving our cat, moving…
 
On this episode we get back to discussing marriage myths with our number 6 myth about the 7 year itch. We talk about whether we believed in it, and how after doing a bunch of research on it, we may have changed our minds. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:50) We talk about bringing our friend a gift after she had a traumatic injury. (4:3…
 
On this episode we discuss some of the stuff we do to stay sane and not flip out on each other and the kids during the crappy Coronavirus situation we are all living in right now. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) Just finished our 4th or 5th week of quarantine. (2:15) We fantasize about the day when we don’t talk about the Coronavir…
 
On this episode we talk about how we spent our spring break and breaking the news about the truth of the Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus. We also talk extensively about our parenting style and what has worked for us, being the parents of 5 children between the ages of 7 and 15. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:20) Spring break adventures in…
 
On this episode we discuss April Fools Day, homemade masks, and helping each other out during these difficult and uncharted times. We talk about how we have been helping ease the burden and how we are surviving the quarantine that we have been under for 3 weeks. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:30) Brought our friends a gift, while keep…
 
Our second oldest child is about to celebrate his 13th birthday while our family is under quarantine, due to the Coronavirus outbreak. We discuss Dexter’s difficult toddler years, and how much things have changed since those hard years. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (1:00) New term of homeschooling is starting, we’re trying not to stres…
 
On this episode we discuss being quarantined in our home, homeschooling, and if every conflict has a solution. We also bring up celebrity marriages, and Jeopardy, so you don’t want to miss this episode. Specific topic discussed in this episode: (0:30) Rochelle loves our cheesy intro, Scott does not. (1:40) Longest week of our collective lives as so…
 
On this episode we interrupt our regularly scheduled marriage myth to bring you a light hearted break from the uncertain state of the world to joke about disaster movies and loving music our parents forced us to listen to when we were kids. We will return to our marriage myth episode next week, so look out for that. Specific topic discussed in this…
 
On this episode Scott and Rochelle discuss an article we recently read that gives 1950’s relationship advice, and whether or not they think any of the tips are still relevant today. To read the article click here. Specific topic discussed in this episode: Having a better week, getting a new Christmas tree (0:50) Lying to the kids about the demise o…
 
On this episode we discuss why the recent Holiday and the activities that go with it triggered the anxiety that Rochelle has struggled with for the last 20 years. We also discuss how Scott can support her when things get overwhelming and give everyone a few examples of what not to say when someone you love has an anxiety attack. We also give sugges…
 
With Thanksgiving on the horizon we talk about traditions that we’ve kept from our childhoods, and the one’s we’ve decided to toss to the curb where they belong. We also discuss some of the random, everyday crap we are grateful for. Happy Thanksgiving. Specific topic discussed in this episode: Recent news, Thanksgiving coming up, etc. (0:45) Planes…
 
On today’s episode we talk about the upcoming birthday of our oldest child, an discuss having to have the sex talk with our 11 year old and 8 year old daughters, and how it went. We talk about getting advice from friends through social media, and subscribing to parenting podcasts. Specific topic discussed in this episode: Parents of a 15 year old w…
 
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