• What Gay Couples Have to Teach Us About Monogamy & Open Relationships

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • September 2, 2020
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    In doing research for this episode I came across a June/2020 NYT article that Gay Couples could teach straight couples how to improve arguing. So I loved the idea of pursuing an episode on how gay couples have insights to offer all couples. This is an interview with Michael Dale… Continue Reading

  • Manipulators & Being Manipulated In Relationships

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • August 3, 2020
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    Manipulators, regardless of where they are on the spectrum, find people to manipulate who have a real habit of looking outward far too much. Someone who is manipulated has all their attention and energy focused on what is the manipulator going to do next? How are they going to react… Continue Reading

  • DIVORCE PREVENTION 101

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • July 5, 2020
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    Divorce is letting the obstacles pile up to create a grand canyon of distance. Nobody lives in a paradise of love & agreement. If they do it’s still the beginnings or it’s a false reality where one person is swallowing too much or withholding who they really are. Loving enjoyment… Continue Reading

  • Attachment Theory & Relationships

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • June 2, 2020
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    Attachment theory is important because it's going to help you to understand your own relationships. Information is power and recognizing yourself in one of these attachment styles could really improve your future. This episode is an interview with Annie Chen. https://rhodasommer.libsyn.com/attachment-theory-amp-relationships Share the Love & Spread the Word PLEASE Tweet or… Continue Reading

  • Codependency, Let’s Think About It As Self Love Deficiency Episode #68

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • May 6, 2020
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    Codependency is self love deficiency; this is the new definition created by my guest Ross Rosenberg. This offers us a fresh way of thinking about codependency that can suggest guideposts as to what might be the beginning of real change so the same old mistakes won't get repeated. https://oembed.libsyn.com/embed?item_id=14312036 Ross:… Continue Reading

  • Quarantine Life & Relationship Survival

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • April 7, 2020
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    http://rhodasommer.libsyn.com/quarantine-life-solving-relationship-struggles Quarantine can be very tough on relationships. Economic fears & unpaid bills can contribute to the problems. You might be trapped with kids who consume all your energy to be kind. Even anxiously watching the news can contribute to the tension. So the first step in not destroying your… Continue Reading

  • Relationships Require The Benefit Of The Doubt

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • March 5, 2020
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    Relationships so easily end up in feeling critical of your partner or annoyed, that’s because living together exposes us to the other person’s dark side. Unfortunately our brains are programmed to hang onto the negatives so we don’t end up being eaten by lions, tigers or bears. Our brains encourage… Continue Reading

  • Partners Who Take Up All the Space In A Relationship & A Marriage Story (The Movie)

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • March 5, 2020
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    Marriage is work because it’s a very tricky business for a marriage to get things right for BOTH people. That’s why marriage is hard work. The movie A Marriage Story gets a lot of things right. You watch how both Charlie & Nicole have responsibility for the demise of the… Continue Reading

  • Safety Has Exaggerated Importance in Relationships

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • January 6, 2020
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    Safety is a way we lie to ourselves about what will work to have a better life. We clutch at believing it is safer to avoid talking about problems with our partners. Choices made for safety are always choices made out of fear. Safety is about the false comfort that… Continue Reading

  • Babies & Their Impact On Relationships

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • December 2, 2019
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    Babies arriving home, don’t have to erase relationships. Episode 63. Thanks so much for listening. We all love babies, they are so great and they're so wonderful and they're also tiny bloodsuckers that demand enormous time and energy from parents. My guest today is Joni Parthemer who is going to… Continue Reading

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