Totally Married (kids, family)
230 - Happy Happy Holidays, Laimeweds!

Happy Holidays Laimeweds! In our last episode before baby Stedman makes his debut (please, soon!) We discuss our newly formed Hanukkah traditions and our discount menorah. Then some good old fashioned gun regulation, shout outs to our generous listeners, and wedding etiquette, (hoorah!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to approach changing family holiday traditions that no longer fly, what to do about future in laws who seem disinterested and ungenerous when it comes to their son's upcoming wedding, how to tell your mother that you won't take her criticism/abuse when it comes to your love life, and lastly a big holiday question about navigating the choppy waters of a holiday grab bag gone wrong? Enjoy! 

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229 - I Thought About You!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss forgetfulness and giving Thanks before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a friend's wedding gift giving snafu, what to do about a long term best friendship that continuously takes you for a ride, how to decide if having another child now makes sense financially and emotionally, and a huge question (listener input requested!) about letting go of past loves or do we all carry them with us? Enjoy!

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228 - Gobble Gobble!

Happy Thanksgiving Laimeweds!! We discuss our families Thanksgiving traditions as well as our individual journeys with the documentary "The True Cost"  and a fun drinking game called "power hour". Then we give our unqualified advice to listener questions about setting up boundaries with an ex- mother in law who is still in your kids' lives, whether or not to pursue an old flame who lives in Australia, what sort of audio - music/podcasts - to listen to during a road trip honeymoon, and how to handle a drama-seeking bat shit crazy future mother in law? Enjoy!

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227 - No Apologies!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the brain fog that has officially rolled on in, as well as why they are both not into apologizing lately! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about navigating a new positive relationship while still dealing with a past, negative one, how to let go of a former best friend, what to do about a libido imbalance in a marriage, whether to let go of a relationship early to avoid potential future hurt, and lastly how to gain self confidence? Enjoy!

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226 - Emotional Transitions!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss coming off a week of emotional transitions and slates being wiped clean, plus the deceptive language in Elizabeth's giving birth prep! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about when and how to let certain friendships go, how to approach neighbors who don't keep the common spaces clean/functional, whether or not to give an ex a second chance after some immature behavior, what to do about an insensitive and pushy mother in law, and whether or not (and how) to be friends with an ex? Enjoy!

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225 - Nightmare On Halloween Sheets!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their Hallow's Eve adventures plus Elizabeth's once a year nightmare - both literal (bathroom mirrors) and super literal. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about a boyfriend who puts his roommates first, how to we find personal creative fulfillment, how to navigate relationship strain after baby, and what are the do's and don'ts of making new friends etiquette as an adult? Enjoy!

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224 - Let's Get To Questions!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent "boring" therapy session which is a good thing as well as a profound realization on Elizabeth's part to not judge a book by its cover when in comes to people in crisis. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle early morning barking dogs, how to address a coworker who's attitude needs an adjustment, whether or not to become a stay at home mom when an expensive education hang in the balance, how to select a bridal party, whether or not to move internationally when a baby's on the way and there's concern about an aging parent at home, how to heal from a terrible incident amongst family members that appears to have no hope for closure, and how to communicate with a husband who has a confounding response to asks for help? Enjoy!

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223 - The Night Man Runneth!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their last week of work, local disturbing sightseeing, and Andy's new night routine, as well as make a few comments/corrections from last weeks episode. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether  a friend's irresponsibility over her pet is reason to un-friend, what the deal is with people who leave pee/poo on public toilet seats, what our thoughts are on missing the four seasons, how to handle a bridezilla when it's your own sister, and how to navigate a quarter life crisis! Enjoy!

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222 - To Head In The Sand Or Not To?

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the anxiety surrounding their neighbor's yard as well as the recent gun control swell and whether it's okay to opt out of political and social news. Then they give their super unqualified advice to listener questions about what to tell a gay relative who is coming out to his family, and how to handle a bridesmaid who clearly isn't the greatest friend? Enjoy!

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221 - Creative Inspiration!

Andy and Elizabeth discuss creative procrastination, inspiration and the old gettin' shit done! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether it's a good idea to get into what will eventually be a long distance relationship, how to handle self doubt after a spouse cheats, what to do about a seemingly innocuous crush that is distracting from your relationship, and whether or not to bounce from a relationship with someone who doesn't want marriage when you do? Enjoy!

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220 - Luck Be A Lady!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the anxiety and excitement of their upcoming trip to Vegas! (First trip away from baby Oprah, eeep!) plus what music they would take to a desert island. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to let a new fiance know that she is loved when she might feel that she's competing with a ghost, what Elizabeth and psychic Andy's predictions are for a couple who are embarking on new life paths, how to let a loved one know that their hygiene is becoming a problem, and how to help kids transition during a big move to a new city? Enjoy!

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219 - Recline and Dine!

Elizabeth and Andy, discuss the major life event that is the release of Meg Myer's album, SORRY, as well their recent date night in St. Louis! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a spouse's mood swings, what advice we have for the soon to be wed, how to handle a work friends group love triangle, whether to listen to your gut on a new relationship or is it just bringing old baggage, and how to handle getting kicked out of your house by an ex step-mom. Enjoy!

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218 - Old Meets Young!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the merging of two needs to create two beautiful outcomes (pre-school in nursing home, rescue dogs in prisons, etc) which leads to a conversation about technology and the beyond. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate dating a recently divorced guy, whether or not to move forward with a relationship with your sister and mother after they did something hurtful and traumatizing without remorse, what to say to your parents about an upcoming move that you don't think is a great idea, and what are our thoughts on a guy taking his wife's last name? Enjoy!

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217 - Nashville Recap!

Back from a fun but exhausting trip to Music City Elizabeth and Andy discuss all the things they  loved and didn't love about their vacay! They then dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to re-visit an argument that feels unresolved in a relationship, how E & A made the choice to go for baby #2, what questions to ask when meeting a dog and their foster home for adoption, how to move on from a first love, what's the best way to meet cool single gals in los angeles, and lastly how to move forward in a marriage with a man who has a potentially violent temper? Enjoy!

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216 - Time Ain't No Thang!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent fun work adventure as well as light subjects such as stacked time and the space/time continuum before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about a toxic work relationship, how to proceed with a partner who is not able to show that he is listening and what to do when your fiancee plagiarizes your jokes? Enjoy!

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215 - Theapeutic Therapy!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent foray back into therapy, the Ashley Madison "fallout" and why oppression/suppression seems to breed hypocrisy. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to process a hurtful wedding party snub, as well as how to handle a delicate work situation at a law firm. Enjoy!

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214 - Confidence Is Key!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the "trashbag of the week" as well as how important a role confidence plays in life and oh yeah, what is the meaning of life? Then they give their super unqualified advice to listener questions about how to stay in touch and keep track of family that's far away, how to move on in a friendship when she's lost her husband and you've lost your best friend, and lastly how to navigate trusting your husband when his job requires a huge amount of secrecy? Enjoy!

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213 - Andy On Point!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss good moods and gratitude as well as the most incredible old lady's tshirt ever seen in a Trader Joe's. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about moving on mentally from a past fling, whether to pursue more relationship with someone who broke up with you for incorrect reasons, how to handle a family situation that is hurting your sibling, and lastly, whether or not to let go of a potential love due to timing? Enjoy!

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212 - Written In the Stars!

Elizabeth shares the happy omen from her coffee run as well as how things may have (or may have not) changed between her and Andy in the last five years of podcasting. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to proceed when your boyfriend has a perpetual black cloud, whether or not there is an appropriate age to get couples counseling, how to handle a swallowing conundrum, what a good age is to marry, how to make lasting friendships as an adult, what to do as a twenty year old with a law degree who wants to pursue the arts, and lastly, how to navigate social invites when your partner is struggling with jealousy? Enjoy!

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211 - Ghost Trails and Book Tales!

Elizabeth and Andy get into some intense "bidding" with recent freaky ghost sightings and some great news about books and how they're making a comeback in the Laime/Rosen household! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about soulmates, whether long-distance as a married couple can work, and if it's a good idea to pull the trigger on having kids even when finances aren't quite wrapped up with a bow. Enjoy!

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210 - Duct Tape!

Back (sort of) from the dark depths of virus, Elizabeth and Andy discuss love, funks, and the need for some adventure. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to proceed in a relationship when a partner has come to terms with bi-sexuality and feels they need to explore that, whether mind wandering during sex is normal, and how to rebuild broken trust in a marriage after a major betrayal. Enjoy!

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210A - Sick But Not In The Good Way!

Sadly we have no episode this week due to sickness - please stay tuned, we'll be back next week! 

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209 - Plane Drain!

Back from vacation and enjoying a chill fourth, Elizabeth and Andy discuss their eventful plane ride as well a Fourth Of July memories before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about coping with a Dad who is going through another midlife crisis, how to deal with regret at a young age, how to handle bickering over little things and whether the honeymoon phase is an actual thing in relationships, and whether or not to invite an aunt to your wedding who has been awful to you but would create drama if she weren't invited? Enjoy!

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208 - It's Heatin' Up!

Elizabeth and Andy get silly due to the blazing hot heat that might be going to their heads before diving right on into listener questions about dating in your own area code, whether to move across country before or after your wedding, how to get your spouse and parent to be civil with each other, how to get your husband let your sister's rude comments to not affect him, whether or not to stay in a relationship that requires constant apologies and walking on eggshells, and lastly how to handle a financial conundrum that has you tied into helping your parents for a mistake they made on your behalf. Enjoy!

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207 - Preach, Lady, Preach!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their reaction to the murders in Charleston this week, as well as how Media has been forced to change due to technology and why that gives us some hope. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do with a dog during a complicated move, whether or not there's love out there for someone who is suffering from chronic illness, how to navigate a family wedding that your live in boyfriend is not invited to, how to get your partner to understand your work hours when they very greatly from his, and lastly, are there any fun euphemisms out there that you Laimweds are using for Sunday Funday? If so, let us know in the comments! Enjoy!

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205 - Caitlyn Jenner And God!

Elizabeth tells Andy about why Caitlyn Jenner's transformation has her believing again, they discuss why they are potentially going through midlife crisis' and of course, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions! Listeners wrote in with questions about parental knowledge about sex when you and their son are living together, what to do about a relationship that is on track for something great but still has a few red flags, how to stop an old crush from appearing in your dreams frequently, and lastly how to make real friendships that stick? Enjoy!

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204 - Spooky White In Da House!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their more far-fetched dreams as well as some of the awesome AMAZON love they've gotten from their listeners! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about helping a sibling realize they need to get a paternity test and some legal docs to protect themselves, how to navigate a friends' ugly divorce when you see both sides and want to be protective of both of them, how to make new friends after becoming newly single from a seven year toxic relationship, and lastly what to do when a friend might be developing feelings for you that aren't there, and how to put up boundaries without ruining the friendship? Enjoy!

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203 - A Pain In The Back!

Tales of the chiropractor, updates on ben wa balls, and details on the "kill" Ramona, the murderous cat acquired today start this episode. Then Elizabeth and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not men and women can just be friends, how to approach a spouse about his sleeping habit affecting family time, what's the deal with a mother who mouths all the words as you say them, whether to stay in a relationship with someone who is unable to maintain an erection, and lastly, what do Elizabeth and Andy do to "get in the zone" creatively? Enjoy!

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202 - Feminine Troubles!

Squeamish warning: Elizabeth and Andy discuss tampons and butt stuff (what else?) on today's episode before doling out their unqualified advice on some great listener questions about bachelor party expectations, how to start writing sketches, whether to stick in it with a guy who seems distant early on, how to get your houseguests to take reasonable showers, and lastly, to move or not to move for your beau? Enjoy!

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201 - Same Old Stories Better With Time!

Elizabeth and Andy revisit some old favorite stories (her foray into internet gotcha's, and his foray into outdoor shitters) before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate letting your partner know that you are eager to get married and settle down sooner than he is, what to do when your friend is the OTHER woman, if/how to intervene when your sister is in a toxic relationship, and how to cope with two co-dependent parents, one of whom is a narcissistic a-hole? Enjoy!

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200 Episodes & Counting!

Yay 200!! We celebrate by discussing how Andy might be very inadequate and Elizabeth is a huge b-word. From there comes tales of bathroom horror, and feedback feelings before we tackle two glorious listener questions about betrayal within a relationship when your partner is the shoulder for someone else to lean on, and how to decide if life with a creative partner who is pursuing their dreams but not offering much stability is for you. Enjoy!

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199 - Haunted House For Rent!

Elizabeth and Andy segue from dreams to haunted mansions (shout out to Elizabeth's mom and the Demenil Mansion in St. Louis!) to why Ruby is wearing lentil soup before they dive into a bunch of awesome questions. They give their unqualified advice on whether to go for your goals even if it means suffering financially for a while, how to handle a mom friend who oscillates from needy to flakey, whether or not to spay/neuter your pup (YES TO THAT!) how to handle the fallout after a miscarriage and lack of communication in a marriage, whether wedding etiquette requires a dinner out after the wedding, how to handle a rocky relationship with a bipolar, alcoholic mother, what to do about hurtful comments from the in-laws, and lastly how to handle a familial childcare situation when it may strain a sibling relationshp? Enjoy!

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198 - Don't Say Funky Funky!

Elizabeth and Andy dive into listener questions today right off the bat because there are so many great ones! They discuss therapy, sexual frustrations in a relationship, whether or not to make a long distance relationship work for your career, and then a doozy regarding how much to let your untreated bi-polar mother into your life after a traumatic childhood. Enjo

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197 - Happy 36th Birthday Andy!

It's Andy's birthday! To celebrate we discuss gettin' old, old people memes, and why things can definitely still be "bitchin". Then we give shout out to our listeners amazon purchases, and give our wildly unqualified advice to listener questions about how to get over heartbreak, what to do about a spouses career planning when it feels as though you are not a part of it, and lastly, a discussion question regarding parents and separations. Enjoy!

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196 - Dream A Little Dream!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the importance of dreams in their lives (not the sleeping ones) as well as a few interesting documentaries they've seen before diving into listener questions about young love developing over text first, how to set boundaries with parents who are helping financially, what to do about an ex who doesn't seem to have moved on, how to heal from past hurt from your partner regarding family planning, and lastly, what to do about a work friend who is bumming your scene? Enjoy!

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195 - Shout Out To Andy!

In this, potentially the worst podcast episode ever recorded, Elizabeth and Andy discuss why Andy's mood improved over the weekend as well as Elizabeth's dance dreams. Then they give their wildly unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not a relationship is moving too fast, what to do about an unwanted gift, how to cope with a less than ideal roommate situation, how to de-friend a friend without making it a "thing", and lastly, what to do about a partner who is suffering from self esteem and weight issues? Enjoy!

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194 - Time Is Precious!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss being in the throes of time management and the balancing act of life before discussing listener comments on last weeks episode - namely that there is hopefully going to be a Laimewad music share! YES! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to react when running into someone who broke your heart in the past, what to do about a new friendship that needs some boundaries in place, how to choose between two potentially serious boyfriends who both have a lot to offer, and lastly how to cope with feeling unhappy in life and particularly in sex life. Enjoy!

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193 - White House Porn Room!

Elizabeth and Andy debate the use of pornography in the white house and then discuss childhood imaginary friends before giving their unqualified advice to some big listener questions about leaving an abusive relationship with a spouse, the appropriateness of creating mix tapes for friends/acquaintances, what to do about issues of communication, support and loyalty in a relationship and lastly, a doozy of a question about a boyfriend of three years with atrocious hygiene! Enjoy!

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192 - Dronin' About Drones!

Elizabeth and Andy share their recent violating drone experience and discuss Elizabeth's new justification to start getting high a lot. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to be there for a friend who is in denial about her boyfriend cheating, how to build a healthy, closer relationship with a sibling who has not been in your life due to divorce, how to politely let friends and family know that they are not ALWAYS welcome to stay at your house, and lastly, what to do about your first crush and kiss when you are receiving mixed messages on their feelings? Enjoy!

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191 - Were Elizabeth To Perish!

We be 'illin, and not in the good way - we've got another fun, sneeze-filled sick 'cast for you wherein we discuss Andy's frustrating week, how Elizabeth wants to be buried and lots of other death-related discussion before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about living in the same complex as an ex, how to handle a Mother who is far too involved, whether or not we ever really get over our first loves, and how to gracefully handle some wedding RSVP snafus. Enjoy!

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190 - We Middle Aged!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss whether or not they are "middle-aged", Elizabeth's fear involving the elderly and how Elizabeth's fitness secret is directly linked to Girl Scout cookies. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a boyfriend who has a co-dependent relationship with his mother, what to do about in laws who are loving and wonderful but are not taking care of themselves health-wise or financially, and lastly what to do about an awful situation involving someone keying the crap out of the writer inners car for no reason! Enjoy!

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189 - Edging is Edgy!

Happy Valentine's Day Laimeweds! Today Elizabeth and Andy discuss their work style - 100% versus 85% versus a record low 35% Elizabeth witnessed during her day out. After a quick recap from last week's comments, a quick discussion of a fun voicemail regarding "edging" and a new segment wherein they (sloppily, this time!) Shout out listener's amazon purchases, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to contest stuff with a bad landlord, how to choose what career to pursue out of highschool, what to do about a past friendship that has become super toxic, and how to politely decline a wedding of a friend you are trying to hold at arms length (and then some.) Enjoy!

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188 - The Seven Year Itch!

 

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the past seven years of marriage as well as multiple stories that involve deceipt and Andy’s cookies before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about an upcoming West Coast trip, how to get involved in television and film production, what the etiquette is in re-naming rescue dogs, how to handle finances in a marriage where one person makes significantly more (and whether that entitles them to have more say), how to navigate dating two roommates at once (or not) and lastly a question about how to move forward with a wife who suspects you of cheating when you have been totally faithful. Enjoy!

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187 - A Murder In the Night!

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the disturbing events that took place in their house the previous night before answering listener questions about dealing with a very unpleasant and entitled sister in law, how to handle family events and being around an Aunt you've cut out of your life, whether or not to participate in wedding events leading up to the wedding of your nightmare future sister in law, how to tell your girlfriend that her farting is extremely off-putting, and lastly, what to do about leaving a relationship that has red flags of becoming abusive. Enjoy!

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186 - Anxiety Pod!

Happy Monday! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the end of Totally Laime plus Andy's prediction that Elizabeth will smoke in the next six months before answering listener questions about how to spice up ones love life with a long term partner (and whether or not that can/should involve threesomes), how to handle your partner's baby mama drama, what thoughts Elizabeth and Andy have on pursuing creative careers and entrepreneurship, and lastly, should a highschool student make the move on his crush when his time is running out? Enjoy!

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Happy Meownday! Today's episode is brought to you by two sickos! We discuss a roller coaster ride of finality, and a business conversation Andy had that involved meowing from multiple people before diving in with our unqualified advice to listener questions about how much is too much help for a grown sibling, how to handle favoritism towards your sister in law from a mother in law, what to do about a best friend who is unsupportive of your romantic relationship, and lastly how's a girl with two kids in a small town supposed to meet a man? Laimeweds, leave your suggestions in comments! Enjoy! 

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184 - Let's Get Wild And Spacey!

Today's episode starts with an in depth discussion between Elizabeth and Andy about the after life, space, and how the movie WILD moved Elizabeth. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about age restrictions on marriage, when you know it's right,  whether marriage is needed to feel committed, how to handle an incredibly overbearing future mother in law, and how to sort out little household compromises when first moving in together. Enjoy!

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183 - A Barfy And Happy New Year!

Happy 2015, Laimeweds!! Hope yours is off to a less barfy start than ours. We discuss our New Years mottos as well as some recent run-ins with weirdos before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about dealing with a sick spouse who won't take charge of his health when baby is on the way, how to handle a tricky inheritance situation that has loads of hurt feelings attached, what to do about the desire to leave your marriage when there's nothing wrong on paper, how to handle unwarranted jealousy in a relationship, and whether or not to leave a toxic job that pays the bills but is wreaking emotional havoc. Enjoy!

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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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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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