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Greetings from Linda and Will, thanks for stopping by! Here’s a quick blurb about our show: We focus on having real, meaningful and oftentimes hilarious conversations about all things marriage and relationships! Each episode is centered around a specific topic where we share our own unique stories, relatable experiences and things we wish we knew. We want you to feel like you’re just grabbing a coffee, chatting and hanging out with friends. At the end of each podcast, we reflect on our takea ...
 
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Wedding season is right around the corner, and love is in the air! It’s a beautiful time in life and one to be cherished for sure, but what a lot of young lovers don’t realize is that their wedding lasts only for a day and marriage lasts a lifetime…or at least we hope. Now that we have a couple of years of marriage under our belt, we wanted to shar…
 
When you get married, you’re not just marrying your future husband or wife. In reality, you’re also marrying their family! Of course that includes your in laws, who for some reason seem to have a bad reputation. We’ve all at least heard a couple of horror stories regarding monster in laws misbehaving. But is it really always that bad? Do our relati…
 
We're back! Life has been pretty busy for us recently with lots of changes including the addition of a new puppy to our family, moving out of our apartment, changing jobs and taking care of aging parents. What we realized was how easily it is to run at 100 mph just living life and not notice what it might be doing to our relationships, mental healt…
 
WARNING: NEW PUPPY ALERT! Please meet and welcome our newest co-host, his name is Latte! He is the most adorable and dapper Boston Terrier (aka The American Gentleman) you’ll ever meet! Oh and yes, he already has his very own Instagram account @LatteTheBostie. Please make sure to give him a follow, cuteness overload guaranteed! Anyways, we couldn’t…
 
Have you ever thought to yourself that maybe you’re just unlucky when it comes to love and romance? Does it feel like there just aren’t any good men or women out there for you, and you’re destined to be alone forever? When it comes to finding love and dating, it can sometimes feel like you’re cursed because of how society defines what a “successful…
 
Let’s face it: change is a big part of life, and relationships are no exception. No matter how long you’ve been with someone, the reality is that the person you are with today is not exactly the same person they were when you first met them, and the same goes for you. Hopefully, the changes are positive and you’ve both evolved as people. But the tr…
 
Should you get married? Many of us grew up with the pressure and expectation of finding a partner and getting married to live happily ever after, but is it necessary to be happy? It seems like more and more people are choosing not to get married, but many of us still face pushback from our parents, religion and society. In this episode we discuss t…
 
Are you keeping score in your relationship? Do you constantly point out all the things you do for the relationship, but also make it known the things your partner isn’t doing? Maybe you’re not even aware that you’re doing it, and the impact it’s having on your relationship. Oftentimes, keeping score creates a rift and divide between the couple beca…
 
Are you responsible for your partner’s happiness? Ever since we were young, it seems like we’ve been groomed to believe that our happiness is dependent on some external thing, person or relationship. This becomes even more apparent when we enter serious relationships or get married. Many of us feel the obligation or sense of duty to please and help…
 
Would you ever consider interracial dating? What about marrying someone outside of your own race? Have you thought about what your future kids might encounter? In this episode, we chit chat about our own past dating experiences with people from other cultures and backgrounds and some of the challenges we faced. We also talk about some of the benefi…
 
What if you could find THE ONE? Yes, we're talking about your soulmate. The one who you were meant to fall instantly in love with and head over heels for. The one who you can't help but find a primal attraction for and who truly understands you for you. What if there was a technology available to help you find this exact person anywhere on Earth ju…
 
Ah yes, the dreaded friend zone. How many countless people have fallen into this never-ending abyss? Are you in the friend zone right now? What are the signs, and how can you avoid getting stuck here again in the future? In this episode, we talk about what the friend zone is, why you get put there, and most importantly how the heck do you get out o…
 
We did it! We released our 52nd episode last week and reached the BIGGEST GOAL we set for ourselves when we first started this podcast journey! It has been an amazing ride so far, and we can't thank you enough for tuning in to hear us bicker with each other and laugh together with us every week! Check out this special episode for an IMPORTANT ANNOU…
 
We’ve all had that friend who’s notorious for dating the “bad boys” who they claim treat them poorly and are clearly no good for them, yet they just can’t seem to resist. What is it about bad boys that make them so attractive to some women? Is it a conscious choice or is it simply biology? In this episode, we break down some of the qualities that m…
 
Is your partner living a double life without you knowing? Maybe you’re the one living a secret life, but you can’t tell your spouse. From gambling, drugs, and cheating to being a con artist, how well do we really know the person sleeping next to us? Where do we draw the line between trusting your partner and being a naïve fool? In this episode, we …
 
Is chivalry really dead? Does it still have a place in modern times even without damsels in distress? Whether it's holding the door for someone, helping carry groceries or even kissing a lady's hand, we wonder about the motive and intent behind each action. Are you pulling my chair out because you really want to or are you doing it with the expecta…
 
Have you ever wondered about how gender roles fit into today's society? Do they still have a place in modern times, especially given the movements toward greater equality amongst women's rights? In this episode, we ponder about why we still attach certain tasks and activities to a specific gender and where it might stem from even as adults. Through…
 
Would you ever consider living with your in laws? Is it a great idea or is it a recipe for disaster? If you’re married or in a serious relationship, the question has probably crossed your mind a few times before. How would living with in laws impact your marriage? Would you kick your parents out if things didn’t work out? Talk about a role reversal…
 
Are there unspoken rules when it comes to dating? Do you think there is a certain social etiquette that we should hold people accountable to in general, but especially in dating? In this episode, we share our views on ghosting your date, showing up late, table manners, taboo conversation topics, using your phone during dinner and other things that …
 
Is it a good idea to stay friends with your ex? What if it was a toxic relationship, would you be justified in cutting that person out of your life completely? What if it was actually a great relationship that just didn't work out? What if you have children together? Is there a middle ground? We don't think it's an easy answer because it really dep…
 
Do you remember how when you were just a teenager growing up and you just couldn't wait to become an adult already? Ya, sure you did, fantasizing about living on your own, being able to binge on junk food, staying up as late as you want, playing video games and hanging out with your friends all day, without anyone telling you what to do or a care i…
 
Have you ever been so comfortable with someone that you don't mind burping and farting around them with absolutely no shame? Yep, you must either be married or in a long term relationship! What about using the bathroom with the door open, eating your partner's leftovers without their permission or snooping through their smart phones and devices? Ye…
 
Can men and women really just be friends or is it a recipe for disaster and drama? We’ve definitely seen people on both sides of this question, and in this episode we think out loud about our view on the potential benefits and downsides of having friends of the opposite sex especially when it comes to someone in a committed relationship.…
 
Have you ever traveled to a place and just absolutely fell in love with the people, culture, food and everything about it? We definitely have many times over the years and even fantasized about moving there permanently, but somehow it just never seemed to work out into reality. In this episode, we play around with the idea of uprooting our entire l…
 
As 2020 comes to an end, we are reminded of the fragility of life and the importance of holding onto our loved ones and squeezing them tight every chance we get because nothing is guaranteed. To say that this past year has been heartbreaking and challenging would be an understatement, but we believe that this year has also given us the gift of trul…
 
When it comes to your relationship, have you ever felt like you and your spouse speak completely different languages? Well maybe you’re not so crazy to think so because you might actually be speaking different LOVE languages. In fact, as Dr. Gary Chapman points out in the title of his best-selling book The 5 Love Languages, there might be tension a…
 
Welcome to part 2 of Growing Up With Immigrant Parents! This episode is a continuation of our discussion about our experiences being brought up in the U.S. as the children of immigrant parents. As we reflect on our journey now through the lens of adults, we realize how fortunate and privileged we are to be given so many opportunities to make our dr…
 
Have you ever hated the way your body looks or felt insecure about some part of yourself? Ya it’s pretty safe to say that we’ve all had moments of insecurity at one time or another. In this episode, we chat about our own insecurities growing up and learning to accept, love and appreciate the things that make us unique. We know it’s not easy and lea…
 
When we think about the holidays, we usually think about how it's a time of year filled with lots of great food, laughs, joy, food, family and friends and of course presents! But, the end of the year can also bring about tons of stress and anxiety. Whether it's scrambling to find last minute gifts or hosting and planning the family Thanksgiving/Chr…
 
Was it external factors that caused your last breakup or were there underlying issues that had been building up, but buried for a long time until things finally exploded? So many times we’ve asked ourselves what if X wasn’t an issue in our lives anymore, would that keep us from arguing and solve the problems we have in our relationship? Or maybe it…
 
Have you ever snapped at your spouse or someone close to you in the heat of the moment? Have you ever said something horrible to someone you love dearly that you ended up regretting later? Chances are that we have all had this experience before and it got us wondering. In this episode, Will & Linda reflect on their own behaviors and relationships t…
 
Have you ever downloaded an app on your phone or gone to a website, but before you can get any further you must accept the company's terms and conditions? Be honest, did you really read the fine print or did you just blindly click accept? In today's digital age where the internet and social media reign supreme, it's no surprise that many if not all…
 
Happy Halloween! What a fun holiday, filled with candies, costumes, monsters, ghouls and ghosts. In this spooky special, we share our personal experiences and encounters with the paranormal and supernatural. Grab some treats, turn off your lights and join us for some scary stories just like when we were kids. 0:00 Intro 1:10 Welcome banter 2:38 Tri…
 
Why does talking about death make us so uncomfortable? It’s definitely not a favorite dinner topic, but we all know that death is a part of life, and yet even just bringing up the word can make most of us feel uneasy. In this episode, we talk about our own experiences in dealing with the loss of a loved one, and how that forces us to confront our o…
 
Have you ever felt the pressure to fall in love, get into a relationship or even married because that’s what you think you’re “supposed” to do? We sure have, and we’re willing to bet we’re not alone. Whether it’s coming from family, society, friends or whoever, there is oftentimes a feeling of being left out or missing out especially as we get olde…
 
Imagine if every marriage was a contract that had an expiration date. How would this change the dynamics of your relationship? Would you work harder and put more effort into making the marriage work if you knew that your partner could choose not to renew your marriage contract in 2 years? Oftentimes, we don't do a great job of checking in regularly…
 
How much does physical attraction play in a healthy relationship? Is it possible for 2 people to stay together purely through that physical attraction alone? Would you still love and find your spouse attractive even as they age? In this episode, Linda & Will explore their thoughts on how physical appearance might play a role in the beginning of dat…
 
What if dating was like a reality TV show? Imagine if you could sign up for a program where you would live with other strangers in a house 3 months who share common interests and also have the goal of finding love by the end of the lease. Is it possible for people to find true love if the environment was designed specifically to encourage and facil…
 
How important is gift giving in relationships? If you don't give someone a gift in return, does that mean you don't love them or care about them? It can be awkward especially in relationships because oftentimes giving someone a gift is a symbol of their love, and the receiver may feel pressured or obligated to return the gesture. In this episode, L…
 
Money can be a touchy subject and is often considered taboo. What’s even more interesting is that it’s even true for people who are married and are supposed to share everything else together. In this episode, Linda & Will reflect on their own spending habits and how they faced their own inner demons with money to improve their relationship. 0:00 In…
 
Are you still you after getting into a relationship? Sometimes we lose our own individual identity when we spend so much time with one person. It's great to be a single unit with similarities and commonalities, but we believe that the unique differences that each person brings into a relationship is what truly brings makes it magical and exciting. …
 
Does your spouse support your dreams? We all have things that we want to do in life or have a vision of who we want to be. Sometimes, our own self-doubt, fears and lack of belief in our capabilities is what keeps us from unlocking our potential, and a supporting spouse could be the key. But what do you do if your spouse isn’t supportive of your dre…
 
We are our own biggest and harshest critic. Oftentimes, we are making more progress towards our goals than we think. In this episode, Linda and Will talk about their own struggles with being hard on themselves and forgetting to celebrate the small victories in life. It’s so easy to fall into the trap of always only focus on what we don’t have, what…
 
Do your friends and family hate your spouse or significant other? As the person stuck in the middle, it’s important to recognize that you need to be the mediator and facilitator of bringing these groups together. In this episode, we share our view on what to do before introducing your partner to your inner circle and recognizing the importance of b…
 
If you’ve ever tried to find love, you have probably experienced some disappointment and heartbreak, but how do you actually move forward and learn to love again? In this episode, Linda and Will share their strategies on how they were able to cope and move forward into new relationships after heartbreak. Sometimes it’s healthy and important to take…
 
Do you remember your last heartbreak? It might be a distant memory now, but at the time it might have felt like your whole world was falling apart. In this episode, Linda and Will share some insight on their last relationships and how they overcame their emotions and feelings. More importantly, they share some of the lessons they learned and how th…
 
If you have found a partner whom you can share laughs, cries, ups, downs and all arounds with in life, consider yourselves very fortunate! However, don’t get too comfortable once you’ve found that person. It takes hard work and commitment to nurture and protect the beautiful relationship that you share. In this episode, Will & Linda remind the list…
 
Do you remember what you were like as a child? When you were fearless and didn't learn the limiting beliefs you have today as an adult? What about your boundless imagination, unlimited creativity, sense of wonder, adventure, and the biggest dreams you could think of? In this episode, Linda & Will have fun chatting about what traits they miss from t…
 
We often hear that getting older sucks, and while there are definitely parts of it that do, we've found that life has gotten better as we've aged. There's a certain beauty that only comes with time and experience, pain and lessons learned. In this episode, we dive deep into what we want our old age to look like, and the things we want to accomplish…
 
When you think of home, what does that look like for you? What does it smell and feel like? To us, our home is where we can feel safe and truly be ourselves. It’s not necessarily the physical location that matters most, but who you’re with and what vibe you create that makes it home. In this episode, Linda and Will discuss their thoughts on what ho…
 
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