Totally Married

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!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss the merits of podcasting - to continue or not to continue? Plus her new phone, and of course some more discussion about their future documentary on pubic hair. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate interviewing family for a blog that would explore tense family dynamics, what to do about a husband who is "rockin' the bed" on his own after lights out, whether or not to give a boyfriend another chance who isn't stepping up for your kids, how to handle a mother in law and husband who won't compromise in their treatment of each other, what to do about family reactions to the choice to leave a toxic sister out of your wedding invites, and lastly how to continue writing with creative freedom when your blog has caused a boundary-less mother in law to react negatively? Enjoy!

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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!

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This episode begins with a riveting segment called what are Elizabeth and Andy's neighbors doing in real time? Then they discuss another nail biter - whether or not wipes are flushable - before giving their extremely unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate on online relationship when you don't have much experience, how to proceed having political discussions with those you don't agree with, whether or not to maintain a relationship with a father figure who is toxic, how to be supportive of a partner who suffers from depression while still having a voice in the relationship, and whether or not to move on from an old flame who still is in a limbo/friend zone? Enjoy!

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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!

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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!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss the heroism of law enforcement, why Elon Musk might be slightly overrated in Elizabeth's opinion, and Andy's new awesome studio before giving their unqualified advice to a bunch of dog questions - how to navigate neighbors' whose kids won't leave your dog alone, what to do about spotting a dog locked in a car, and how to train a beagle to stop sniffing every person who passes. PLUS questions about getting a friend to stop coming to you with relationship crisis', how to support a partner who is falling into a dark depression, and how to be a great gift-giver like Andy? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss his experience as Juror number 5, humans as animals versus humans as god, and they form a loose pact to embark on a meditation journey together! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether to make plans to get out of a long distance relationship or move to the same city, how to navigate a tricky relationship with a new mother in law figure, how to get engaged in a non traditional way that will please the parents, and how to help a sister who is gunning for a champagne wedding on a beer budget? Enjoy!

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Elizabeth and Andy discuss Andy's recent Craigslist purchase and subsequent sale, whether or not to stain an Ikea purchase before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to get over a chronic crush, how to speak to and raise children around spirituality and religion, and how to broach the subject of becoming parents with a spouse who seems eternally reluctant? Enjoy! 

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