Totally Married (kids, family)

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the dismal state of affairs in the world, how to brand oneself for success and what their dream summer away would be! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to convince a boyfriend to move to LA for some fun when he's not interested, and how to get your partner to pitch in more with housework when the scales are tipped significantly in the other direction? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy celebrate their lucky 300 by sharing Elizabeth's most humiliating fantasy ever and Andy's very sweet hope for the future of this podcast! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to support a sister through divorce when you suspect she's the trashbag in the situation, how to navigate a cleaning person who broke something in your home without acknowledging it, how to rebuild trust in a marriage after a suspected betrayal, what the best way is to be politically active without having to make phone calls, and how to set boundaries with your pot dealing neighbor when you really love his bud? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp300_3.mp3
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Elizabeth and Andy both have their own very important announcements to make today! Both have to do with good things coming to an end! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to form a good relationship with a future mother in law who is bad at boundaries, how to navigate a spouses friendship that seems toxic or negative, and if Elizabeth and Andy stand by their answer to the question of whether or not to have a third child? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp298.mp3
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Elizabeth and Andy discuss what it might take to get people to email back, and what it will take creatively and in careers to get that r-e-s-p-e-c-t! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to move forward without a toxic sister interfering in your life/marriage, how to be your own support system through a breakup from the person you would normally turn to in times of need, and how to put yourself out there to be open for dating but also how to be okay with being single for a while? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp297.mp3
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Elizabeth and Andy discuss their fave topic - autonomous cars - after Elizabeth got the inside scoop on a recent flight, as well as a very special "sign" she experienced on her trip back to St. Louis. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to support a sister when her relationship doesn't seem quite right, how to deflect a nosy and pushy mother in law, and how to navigate a tricky and hurtful friendship situation? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp296.mp3
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Elizabeth and Andy discuss the meaning of life, and their gratitude for the life roll of the dice they got before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to manage anxiety about relationships after some relationship PTSD, and how to dig deep to make major moves in creative work, if it's okay to let a friendship fade even if she's going to be a bridesmaid, and at what age do boys become grown ass men? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp295.mp3
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Elizabeth and Andy discuss the cliffhanger update on her recent LA facial experience, as well as their new documentary idea. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do in Vegas if clubbin' (tm) ain't your thing, and how to navigate new life as an activist with a spouse who is not interested? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp293.mp3
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Short but sweet! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the costs and cons of living a creative life in LA before giving their unqualified advice to a single listener question about how to move on from a long term relationship and breakup that blindsided you? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss a recent revelation they had both about her secrets and also her SECRET TO GREAT SKIN! (or maybe not) Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to be there for a struggling friends' kids, how to manage the micro frustrations of marriage and parenthood without making them macro, what to do about gifts from in laws that feel extremely loaded, how to adopt the right dog for a rambunctious family, and how to potentially forge a romantic path with someone who has been an important friend? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp290.mp3
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Elizabeth and Andy discuss her love language and how that definitely involved a surprise serenade by 311. Then they quickly dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about setting boundaries and communication around sex without removing all the sexy, how to broach the subject of hurt feelings to a sibling regarding your child's birthday celebration (or lack thereof), how to navigate boundaries on social media with coworkers, how to know if you want kids or not and when is the right time to know, whether to include someone in your social circle who you do not like, how to learn to feel your feelings when you are depended upon to keep it all together, and lastly, how to set healthy boundaries with a toxic mother? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMarriedEp289.mp3
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