Totally Married

Happy almost New Years, Laimeweds! Elizabeth and Andy discuss all the things... gratitude and who's happier and oy vey, racism, before giving their super unqualified advice to listener questions about feeling too dependent on one's family in your twenties, getting help with mental illness when your family isn't supportive, how to overcome serious body insecurities to jump into dating, and how to handle a boyfriend who is a jekyll hyde when it comes to socializing. Love to you all -  Happy New Year and Enjoy!

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Happy Holidays Laimeweds! Let the eggnog flow, the mistletoe inspire and the love fill your hearts! We love you! We discuss Christmas spirit, more post office run ins and why Andy has decided to take a phone break from social media. Then we answer listener questions about moving back in together after a breakup, how to handle a racist grandma, how to find love as a gay blind person in NYC, and lastly, what to do when your spouse is a giver in his heart but not a GIVER in the bedroom, if you know what we mean. Enjoy!

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180 - Decision Fatigue!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the concept of "decision fatigue" plus the burden of wealth as well as the recent "thing" Elizabeth did that made her feel oh so good. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about crushing on a coworker and fantasizing about them, and whether or not to share the details of a sordid bachelor party with your wife after the fact, even though you did not participate. Enjoy!

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Christmas Prep Squad!

Happy Christmas prep day, Laimeweds! Andy and Elizabeth discuss the joys of getting the season started as well as one of their main differences in life philosophies as proven by muffins. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to cope when a friend has snubbed your wedding invitation, how to heal after realizing your father is an asshole/narcissist, how to learn to trust people or know when people have good intentions after you’ve been hurt too many times, whether or not to go to see an ailing loved one when a sibling who was abusive will be there and will wreak havoc on the experience, and lastly, whether or not to stay with a partner who is just sort of “there”.

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178 - Gobble Gobble!

Happy Post-Thanksgiving Laimeweds! We discuss our lessons in gratitude and psychic ability before giving our unqualified advice to some awesome listener questions about money and marriage, going on vacation with a boyfriend's friend's family, what a good gift is for a special someone who thinks they are just a friend, what to make of a partner who is totally unsupportive of your passions, whether or not to continue paying for a niece's lessons when her mom spends her money on more frivolous things, and lastly how to deal with a fiance who seems unenthused about the upcoming wedding? Enjoy!

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177 - Planta Gratis!

Want some free plants or some planta gratis? Elizabeth and Andy discuss one of the many reasons why they adore their landlord before giving plenty of super unqualified advice to listener questions about finding ways to cope with anger issues, how to handle a toxic long term friendship, how to meet other lesbians in a small southern town, whether or not to switch majors in college to something you're passionate about (film, in this case) or stay the course to please your family, finding a way to let your coworkers know you are reading their mouths because of hearing issues, not because they have food stuck in their teeth, and lastly, how to handle friends who are still stuck in party mode when you are heading towards happy grown-ups-ville? Enjoy! 

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176 - Totally Married Love Connection!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss listener comments and follow ups plus the awesome opportunity for Elizabeth’s dream come true - a totally married love connection! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a Dad’s new girlfriend at your wedding, whether to maintain friendships that induce social anxiety, how to be supportive to a spouse with mental illness and self esteem issues, and how to move on after a devastating break up from a  six year relationship when you are still living together. Enjoy!

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175 - Permission To Give Permission!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss being "in the zone" before Andy poses a question about how to put someone in their place in a creative way regarding toilet paper. Then they give their UNQUALIFIED advice to listener questions about how to deal with insomnia, how to increase willpower when it comes to healthy eating, what to do about a husband's job that takes him out of town indefinitely, how to forge a stronger bond with siblings who are already bonded, and lastly what is the protocol with birth control after babies and who has to step up? Enjoy!

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174 - I Hate Him Fantasies!

Happy post Hallow's Eve Laimeweds! In this episode we discuss our adorable car moment as well as Elizabeth's recent run in with our street's resident ghost hunter. Then we discuss listener questions/updates about a much needed divorce from an abusive relationship, the small world update on a trash bag best friend who cheats, a question about office friendships, a question about disliking a best friend's beau, a question about how to defend/explain one's vegetarianism, a question about a toxic friendship that is making a re-entry and lastly a question about a boyfriend's trash bag friend who has gots to go! Enjoy!

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173 - Time Travel To The Max!

Elizabeth and Andy check in after/before their recent (future) trip to Chicago and discuss... ya know... time travel! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to broach a discussion about money and inheritance with a financially sensitive partner, whether or not to go through with a Tinder sex-romp with a virgin who is much younger, how to distance yourself from an emotionally draining friendship, and lastly a question about handling a roommate situation when their boyfriend and his friends are a little too comfy. Enjoy!

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172 - You are a B! And you are a W!

 

Elizabeth regales Andy with the tale of the trash bag of the week, a woman who called Elizabeth both a bitch AND a whore at the United States Post Office. Then they answer listener questions about staying for love or leaving for home, what is newly dating sex etiquette from a guys and girls perspective, what to do when your partner is in a different life stage than you and wants more commitment than you can give, how to handle a boyfriend who is still in a co-dependent relationship with his ex, plus an interesting tidbit from a listener about our favorite topic: bald vaginas! Enjoy! 

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171 - Decidedly Anti-Shunning!

Elizabeth and Andy check in after the big announcement episode of Totally Laime - also Elizabeth shares some exciting news on the work front before she describes a scene she watched that involved, a man, his hat, and an outdoor potty break. Then they answer listener questions about making friends when you live abroad, whether or not to invest in a relationship that would be long-distance, how to cope with being shunned from one's religious family, how to inspire a spouse to get fitter without trash bag behavior, how to find a reputable therapist, and lastly a question about pursuing a creative field and overcoming self doubt and procrastination. Enjoy!

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170 - The Secret Email Trick!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent success with a secret email trick (to be used sparingly!) before they discuss listener questions about whether or not to tell a current boyfriend about the ten person orgy you had, what to do about knowing that a friend's partner has cheated on them with another friend, how to give a heartfelt wedding speech, how to approach sex and relationships in college when you've never been kissed, how to politely disengage from a porch-parker, and lastly what to do about wedding party lodging for your destination wedding? Enjoy!

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169 - Off Our Game!

Elizabeth and Andy fumble their tired way through a check-in and discussion before doling out some highly unqualified advice to listener questions about man etiquette when cohabitating with a woman, how to handle your spouse needing a job that would require commuting, how to move on past a difficult divorce and find your spark again, whether or not to maintain a relationship with neices and nephews whose mother and father are no longer in your life, and lastly, what to do about a "friendship" that teeters on the edge of being something more? Enjoy!

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168 - When Your Friend Cheats!

After a hefty  (and well deserved) plug for Andy's new podcast dropping this week (Totally Beverages & Sometimes Hot Sauce!) Elizabeth and Andy dive into a bevy of listener questions about what's the deal with public hair grooming these days, how to handle navigating a new relationship when his last one ended in mystery, what to do when your partner leaves for long stretches of time without being in touch and doesn't feel the need to justify or apologize, what to do about the vegan in the dinner group, how to motivate a spouse to join you in a journey to good health, and lastly, what does one do when you are questioned by your bestie's girlfriend about whether or not he's cheating... When he is, and she's your friend too. Enjoy!

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167 - Scaturday Morning!

I guess the title says it all? Andy and Elizabeth discuss some scat before discussing at length some awesome and interesting follow ups to last week's episode. Then they dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about a spouse who won't pull his weight financially, what is the most polite way to break up with someone, where do middle class families live in LA, and lastly, from last week's teaser - how to navigate the fine line between fantasy and social obligation? Enjoy!

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166 - The Magical Bag!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent voyage and why Elizabeth feels not worthy of a newly acquired accessory before discussing listener questions about moving into an inherited hoarder house with your partner, how to recover from a massive blow to one's sexual self esteem in the marriage, and whether or not to take the risk to make a living doing what you love versus staying in the safe financial spot but not enjoying the work. Enjoy!

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165 - A Passive Aggressive Note!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent "alleged" impulse purchase at Spencer's gifts before diving in with their unqualified advice to listener questions about introducing more sex into the relationship, how to handle a volatile neighbor who might be neglecting their dogs, what to do about wedding gift etiquette when you're not invited to the actual wedding, how to handle a strained relationship with a father after he betrayed the whole family, and lastly, what to do about a boyfriend of two years who still introduces you as "his friend." Enjoy!

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164 - K-Cup w/ Dr. Ro Ro!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent Chipotle (mis)adventures before doling out their highly unqualified advice to listener questions about inviting an unwelcome guest to a bachelorette party, how to form meaningful friendships in your early twenties, what to do about a marriage that in't fulfilling and leans towards toxicity/indifference, whether or not to make a big bold move to NYC even without a job lined up, how to handle a horrible situation of being hit on by a friend's husband, and what's the deal with guys simply vanishing out of thin air after dating for a while? Enjoy!

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163 - A Little Good With The Bad!

Elizabeth starts today's episode with a little story about a heart-lifting moment she witnessed before she and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a breakup when you still have to live under the same roof, what to do about a boyfriend whose response to conflict is to just ignore you, how to handle the long painful road that is infertility, what to do about hurt feelings over your sisters bridal party, how to handle the feelings that come along with a lost wedding ring, what Elizabeth's thoughts are on "112 Weddings" a documentary about marriage, how cope with the loss of a beloved pet, and lastly, how to handle the "stuff" that's from a now estranged relative. Enjoy!

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162 - Mind Over Matter!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent weird sickness and how mind really can trump matter, apparently, plus Andy's revelation that he might, indeed, be psychic! Then they give their *highly* unqualified advice to listener questions about how to move forward from a major infidelity (that the writer-inner had to LISTEN to, uggh!,) feeling jealous of the social aspect of your husband's job, whether or not to move out of your parents house as an adult when they are not ready to let go, how to handle social events with specific eating preferences, and what to do when visiting So Cal? (Laimeweds, please leave feedback in the comments!) Enjoy!

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161 - Bro-in' Out!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss gratitude and follow up on last week's debate about why Andy doesn't get the out and about love that he deserves before answering listener questions about whether or not it's kosher to date your best friend's ex, budgeting for a wedding, what's the proper city etiquette, how to proceed with a partner who won't go to therapy, and what to do when you've found a great match but they have just ended a terrible relationship? Enjoy!

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160 - Unapologetically Himself!

Andy and Elizabeth discuss why some people don't seem to be very warm to Andy when they are to other people, before answering listener questions about finding new love after divorce and kids, what to do when two people with illnesses are in a marriage and need care of their own, whether or not to proceed with a rekindled friendship when the friend's partner leaves a lot to be desired, how to handle division of household duties with a partner who is also handling the bulk of childcare, how to move on from an ex relationship that still takes up a lot of brain space even though the new relationship is a happy one, and lastly, what's the most graceful way to break up with a long term boyfriend when there's been cheating involved. Enjoy!

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159 - Pathological Liars!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the fun and light topic of pathological liars and what happens when you find something out about someone that changes your entire perspective on them. Then they answer listener questions about how to deal with a negative nelly sister, what to do when someone puts DICK PILLS in your tea (first ever punked post?), how to move on from a major infidelity by your husband of fourteen years, and what to do when your partner and you want to live in different cities. Enjoy!

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158 - The Dumbest Thing Ever Said!

Freshly back from their Oregon vacay, Elizabeth and Andy discuss the good times before Elizabeth says literally the dumbest thing she or anyone has ever said. Then they discuss follow ups before giving their un-qualified advice to listener questions regarding a cheating/toxic friend (trash bag) and whether or not to intervene, or give advice to a friend who is in a ne

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157 - Invention-ness!

In this pre-recorded episode, Elizabeth and Andy discuss her "passion" for inventing before diving into listener questions about what to do when you see an overheated dog in a car, whether or not it's a good idea to hook up with your weed dealer, how to get your husband to compliment your postpartum bod without fishing for compliments, what to do if you are the only giver in a relationship, whether it's a good idea to continue a relationship with the family members of an ex, and lastly, how to cope when your spouse suffers from erectile dysfunction? Enjoy!

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156 - What's Up Portland!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the major repercussions to her over enthusiastic responses to people before diving into listener questions about whether or not there's a "girl code" in a friends with benefits relationship, what Andy's suggestions are for visiting Missoula, MT, if it's appropriate to take over an elderly dog's care (or euthanasia) for a grandmother suffering from Alzheimer's, what E and A's feelings are in about living with constant dread about the other shoe dropping in life, if one should pay close attention to social cues during a threesome, and lastly how do you know if a relationship is worth fighting for? Enjoy!

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155 - Don't Be A Trash Bag!

In this 3-parter episode (broken up in chunks due to a power outage and a crying baby - sorry!) Elizabeth and Andy discuss their latest foray into "the good life" (A chef! Pilates! Central Air! Oh wait, nevermind) before diving into listener questions about division of labor amongst couples (how do I get him to do anything?!) whether or not it's appropriate to share this filthy podcast with a respectable female friend, whether or not Andy and Elizabeth still share their one gratitude a day with each other, if a relationship is moving too fast when it's happening before the previous divorce is final, how to reconnect with a dad who has a new ball and chain, and then a doozy of a question about a husband who might not be willing to stay in the relationship if the wife is unable to conceive. Enjoy!

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154 - Use The Word Mommy!

E and A discuss their recent misadventures to the Children's Hospital ER before diving into an important follow up regarding a gent and his "escort" plus new listener questions about whether or not it's possible to be in love with two people at once, how to deal with a hoarder mother in law, whether a young long distance relationship is worth it, whether or not to act on a crush on your boss, how to ask for more day to day communication from you partner, how to find a kick ass couples therapist, and lastly, what to do when your boyfriend is a little (a lottle!) bit too connected to his mommy? Enjoy!

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153 - Suckitude!

No denying it, today is a sucky day for Elizabeth but Andy helps her put things into perspective per usual! Then they answer listener questions about whether or not "he's the one" if marriage isn't an exciting proposition, how to deal with a brother in law's relationship with your spouse that is drama-filled, what it was like moving from St. Louis to the big city(ies!), how to handle a "scheduled" breakup with friends and the social engagements around it, and lastly, is it okay to skip a wedding if you're not feeling up to it? Enjoy!

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152 - Purple Dildo Surprise!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the follow up to her spiritual crisis as well as their latest heated discussion regarding black out shades. Then they dive into listener questions about surprise purple dildos, functioning in a relationship where the conversation has stalled, and how to cope with a boyfriend who is great in every way except that he's a total slob and doesn't take care of himself. Enjoy!

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151 - Spiritual Crisis!

Elizabeth goes on quiiiite a journey in today's episode regarding spirituality and what "it all" means before she and Andy answer listener questions about romantic inexperience, whether or not to rescue a pup, and one of our all time favorite questions about hugging as a form of prostitution. Enjoy!

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150 - Madge Is Back!

Elizabeth and Andy celebrate this 150th episode of Totally Married (!) with a tale of their old friend, house ghost Madge, as well as some thoughts on Elizabeth's recent accessories choices and the lovely but weird texts she's been sending Andy. Then, they dive into listener questions about highschool relationship dramas, how to re-connect with a sister who has hurt you, and how to get your spouse to talk about his pain over the father that left him and the ongoing damage that has been left in the wake. Thank you to all the Laimeweds who have stuck with us through 150 episodes! Enjoy!

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149 - Crock Pot To The Rescue!

Happy Mother's Day Laimewads! Elizabeth and Andy discuss her first special day and how the gift giving went down (not without crying from laughing, or was it just crying?) Plus answers to listener questions and comments about crushes on co-workers, losing one's virginity in their twenties, whether or not to move to a new city for your spouse and his mental health, how to cope with a best friend's nightmare of a girlfriend, whether or not to intervene on a sibling who is making poor decisions for his future child, and how to break up with your hairstylist but keep the friendship going strong. Enjoy!

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148 - We're Going Down!

Andy regales us with a story from his recent business trip regarding flying and driving and death - all sorts of fun stuff! Then, he and Elizabeth answer listener questions about how to manage gift giving/buying when you share bank accounts, what to do about people (jerks?) who throw their older pets away, how to deal with depression and anxiety over death and loss, and how to react when someone's pregnancy might be stealing your wedding thunder. Enjoy!

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147 - Terrible & Horrible!

Welp if you are looking for a podcast that covers porn, poop, and jealousy plus a lot of other terrible and horrible things, look no further! Elizabeth and Andy discuss all of the above plus listener questions about finding a job for your heart as opposed to your bank account, ditching a friend who does shitty stuff and is toxic, and how to deal with jealousy that's due to an old relationship with a jerk. Enjoy!

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146 - Fantasy Land!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss fantasies and who the tallest/shortest person they've dated was (a riveting discussion :) before diving into listener questions about an illicit crush in the office place, why Elizabeth cares so much about rescuing dogs, and whether or not it's cool to bounce from a ten year long marriage because you are "bored with marriage". Enjoy!

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145 - Happy Birthday Andy!

It's Andy's 35th Birthday, (Happy Birthday Andy!) so naturally we discuss lying and when it's totally cool! Also we dive into listener questions about having children abroad, being pregnant at the same time as your sibling, how to proceed after professing your love to someone who is already spoken for, and how to deal with the bitter pill of rejection that comes with creative pursuits. Enjoy!

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144 - Tattoosin And Boozin'!

Elizabeth and Andy start today's episode with a few questions regarding tattoos, drinkin' and other behavior they might feel differently about now that they are parents before diving into listener questions about how to try to connect with a surly and absent sister in law and aunt, how to handle a "dog situation" with the neighbors, what to do about your own insecurities about pornography and masturbation that affect your partner, and whether or not to break up with a boyfriend whom you like in spite of the fact that he doesn't make you feel all that great about yourself. Enjoy!

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143 - Back And At 'Em!

It's week two into parenthood and we're back and at 'em with the listener questions about feeling sexually dis-satisfied in a year long relationship, what to do on a road trip to St. Louis, how to help a friend you think is being destructive sexually, whether it's possible to raise healthy kids as vegetarians, how to gracefully accept help from friends when you are down for the count, what steps to take to successfully start a freelance business, how to tell if a relationship is platonic or something more, how to handle a noisy dog when it's time to get intimate, and how to cope when your  girlfriend is going through a personal crisis? Enjoy!

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142 - A Tale Of Two Cheeks!

Introducing Theodora "Teddy" Mae Rosen! Laimeweds, we are in the throes of new parenthood - the elation, the exhaustion, the philosophical and the poop. We wanted to share our journey getting here with you all - the birth story, the feelings, how the animals are doing and what life has been like on this other side. Apologies if we're a little "slow" or "spacey" or "crying a lot" (elizabeth) ~ all of our energy has gone towards loving, obsessing over and staring at our perfect little bundle! We'll be back in our usual action someday... in the meantime, TEDDY! Enjoy!

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141 - Pervy Poodle!

In this pre-recorded episode, Elizabeth and Andy dive into giving their unqualified advice to a BUNCH of listener questions - for starters there's one about a poodle that's a leetle too excited by all the, ahem, excitement, then how to handle feelings about your partner being bisexual, how to handle depression and anxiety within a relationship, what to do about your own jealousy in a relationship when you know it's most likely only an issue thanks to a jerk ex, what to do when you are living under the same roof with your emotionally abusive mother, how to handle the giving gifts when your partner is trying to keep up with the Joneses, whether or not to try to give an olive branch to a future step-mother-in-law who is not receptive, how to gracefully bow out of a bridal shower that the bridesmaids are expected to pay for on top of the bachelorette party, what to do when your neighbors are neglecting their poor pups who are chained outside, and lastly, how to handle asking friends to be in your wedding party when they seem less than enthused. Whew! That's a lot of unqualified advice. Enjoy!

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140 - Sick Daze!

Elizabeth and Andy are sick with colds, trying to get well before labor and baby. Their sick daze makes for an out-there episode as they discuss listener questions including last week's cliffhanger about the guy who fell in love with a prostitute! Plus they give their extremely unqualified advice on how to be there for a friend who doesn't want to treat their depression, whether or not to stay in a relationship with a fireman when things seem a little off, if it's okay to have separate bedrooms in a marriage, and how to talk to a spouse/sibling/family members when the family is going through a heartbreaking crisis. Enjoy!

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139 - Pregnant and Addicted!

Elizabeth discusses her recent revelation about a little substance that she is clearly addicted to (and it's not even chocolate!) before she and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions regarding differences in a marriage regarding the desire for children, how to get your partner to give more positive feedback between the sheets, whether or not to call a friend out on being a constant spoil sport, whether or not to live with another couple, how to deal with a nightmare Step Mom who constantly guilts you, and a cliffhanger of a question which will be addressed in the next episode - you're not going to want to miss it. Enjoy!

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138 - Freebie Freeze-Out!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his newest costco purchase/foray into "health" before diving into some very interesting listener questions about our Freebie's, how to navigate requesting money owed to you from relatives, how to move past a betrayal in a relationship, what to do in a relationship when one partner is hyper critical of the other, and whether leaving your home, relationship, friends and family to pursue a dream is really worth it. Enjoy!

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137 - Keying Cars & Karma!

E and A discuss the recent bad news regarding their car :( as well as their productive day of getting ready for baby - Birth bag! Car seat! Annnnd... Padsickles? Then they answer listener questions about feeling hurt over not being a bridesmaid, navigating a difficult relationship that is heading towards co-dependency, finding new friends/relationships wherein you can discuss your emotions freely, how to convince your husband that couples therapy isn't only for the end, and lastly, how/when to tell potential partners that you have an STD when you are back in the dating game. Enjoy!

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Whoa nelly! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the heated conversation inspired by episode 135 regarding racism as well as Andy's potentially new diagnosis before answering listener questions about thank you note etiquette in friendships and what to do when that goes awry, whether or not Elizabeth and Andy took the babymoon they'd discussed, how to deal with feelings of betrayal when a parent is unfaithful to your other parent, and how to enjoy your big wedding day without letting it consume your life and happiness leading up to it. Enjoy!

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Happy Anniversary! It's been 6 years of this wild ride called marriage so naturally Elizabeth and Andy discuss balls (of the felt variety), shoplifters, and death. Then they answer listener questions about racist costumes, where to live in LA, how to humor a funny guy boss, whether to continue a friendship that feels null and void, what's the best place to start if you want to rescue a dog (yay!) whether or not to buy a baby gift for a porn star you've been enjoying (love this one!) and lastly, our first ever question about a conflict - we hear from both sides of the story and discuss! Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent misunderstood behavior that doesn't shine him in the best light before answering listener questions about dealing with a difficult sister in law when traveling, financial responsibility with dog ownership, what to do about an invitation to a disastrous wedding, how to move on from a devastating break up and remain a good friend to those who are in happy relationships, what to do about a friendship that has gone south when you are owed money, and lastly, how do Elizabeth and Andy navigate meals when they have such different tastes/diets? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent attempt to reconcile what's going on in photos of him and whether or not he is as good looking as he thinks he is (he is, says Elizabeth!) plus answers to listener questions about finding human contact and attention with someone when you aren't looking for a serious relationship and are shy by nature, how to support a great boss who is newly pregnant, what to do for a husband who is incapable of using public restrooms, how to navigate getting rid of unwanted roommates who are also your friends, and how to move on from the hope of a relationship that never panned out the way it was supposed to? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss why she embarrassed him in their class as well as Andy's recent foray into the world of virtual assistants before they answer listener questions about what's "Totally" about Los Angeles, how to be there for a friend who clearly has major reservations about her relationship, what to do about those old "circus friends" of yours when your life has taken a different path, and lastly, do men only love bitches? What's up with that? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp132.mp3
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It's the first hour long episode of Totally Married! Elizabeth and Andy check in about how her NY's resolutions have already taken a hit, as well as discuss other insecurities before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to suggest to a long time friend/hook up buddy to take things to the next level, what to do when your boyfriend shows signs of an alcohol problem, and how to deal with a spouse who showed up empty handed at Christmas. Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp131.mp3
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Happy New Year Laimeweds! Andy and Elizabeth discuss their New Year's resolutions as well as drop a big FYI bomb - they are drinking their own kool aid! (and it tastes great!) Plus listener questions about dating when you're introverted, how to connect with your partner when there seems to be little communication, and lastly and particularly powerful (mwah ha ha) question about flatulence! Wishing you all a fantastic start to 2014 -  Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm PST

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