Totally Married

Elizabeth and Andy reflect on the year, discuss why she thinks she was a man in a past life and then give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about processing a past assault, how to deal with a Mother In Law who always steals your Christmas gift thunder, how to deal with a partner who is unwilling to pick up after himself or participate in family life? Also a fun update from a past listener who BOUNCED! See you in the New Year and Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss new schedules and the unsolvable mysteries of life before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about getting closure on a friendship that ended without your say, how to be supportive of your sister during her labor, and lastly a doozy about the emotional side of weight gain in marriage which leads to a long discussion about weight and bodies and all that jazz! Enjoy!

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Andy stumps Elizabeth with a hypothetical ethical question before a healthy political pocket and their unqualified answer to a listener question about whether or not it's okay to fantasize about an ex in order to keep the steam alive in your marriage? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy share their podcast future plans which involve this very podcast! (Not to worry, they aren't going anywhere) Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about dealing with a neighbor who is spreading ignorant rumors, how to judge a political representative based on their NRA rating, whether to buck a wedding tradition for your own principles or just go along with it to appease others, how to deal with a friend who is not self aware and tends to bad-mouth other friends, whether to bounce or not from a job that is draining (sorry for not fully answering this one! We got distracted!) and lastly, what to do about a boss who is making you uncomfortable and bordering on sexual harassment? Enjoy!

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Andy and Elizabeth discuss gratitude and some special "Dad" sightings this holiday season. Then they give their (still!) unqualified advice to listener questions about how to approach a major breach of trust in a relationship because of a seemingly very dumb lie, and where to get informed and trusted political guidance in order to ace those political debates and text your representatives. Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss family planning and Andy gives Elizabeth an early Christmas gift! Then, many political pockets later (haha) they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about a fiance who isn't budging on major life choices, how to navigate the subject of religion with a toddler, when you aren't religious, and how to proceed in a divorce with love and respect and well-being for your child first and foremost. Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss the recent doc that helped her feel that there is a god in this otherwise seemingly dumpster fire of an existence in Trumpland! An added bonus of discussion about sexual assault, and the recent scandals. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to take depression meds during pregnancy, how to heal hurt feelings over a pregnancy reveal, and how to find a therapist who is effective when you have no time and no money? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth shares her good work news and talks about the thing that saved her anxious mind while waiting for the news (spoiler alert: It's OPRAH) Then she and Andy discuss the latex glove mystery of their week before giving their incredibly unqualified advice to listener questions about navigating a tumultuous family relationship especially in front of your kids, how to deal with roommates who agreed to the rules and are now rebelling against them, and how to cope with trying to conceive anxiety as well as baby-name differences? Enjoy!

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Happy Halloween Laimewads!! We start the episode with some excited news about future podcast plans! Then we discuss some spooky Hallow's eve stuff - pumpkins, mummies, ghosts, oh my!! We end with our answers to listener questions about dealing with ghosts, and how to deal with the horror of being a true blue democrat in a very red town - now that's terrifying! Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy follow up to her assault story from last week with a bananas update! Then they discuss the question on everyone's mind: how many garbage bins worth of refuse fit into a garbage truck? Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about getting closure from a friend who ghosted you in a time of need, and how to cope with mother-in-law directed rage? Enjoy!

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