My Wife Found Out I Cross-Dress. Help!

Cross-dressing is not all that unusual among heterosexual men, but their wives are usually not very happy about it. We handle a question from a listener who hid his cross-dressing secret from his wife for decades, only to be discovered. Now what? Here’s the link to the Seven Days article profiling us.

When is it Okay to Move On and Start Dating?

When is it okay to move on after losing a relationship, either to death or divorce, and when is it too soon? What about the dreaded “one-year rule?” And what about the kids? Should they have a veto? In this episode of our podcast, we talk about these issues, and handle a listener question from a […]

Communication, Sex, Intimacy, Faith–We Cover It All!

In this podcast episode, we look back over our podcast year, and look ahead to 2022. Communication (more specifically, “It’s Not About Communication!”) continues to be our most popular topic, followed by sex. (Kind of makes sense, doesn’t it!) Along the way, Bruce lets slip what he’s working on for his next book. Tell us […]

How to Have a Great Sex Life: An Interview with Women’s Intimacy and Sex Coach Debbie Elzea

Want to change your sex life from meh to magnificent? In this episode of our “Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast, we talk to women’s intimacy and sex coach Debbie Elzea. She tells us about seven things that women need for a great sex life, and answers a listener question from a woman who’s too […]

My Husband Complains About My Cleaning. Is It About Communication?

In this Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast episode, we revisit an early blog post. What do you do if your partner complains about your cleaning–or worse, if they bully you about it? Will learning how to communicate better help? Let us know what you think!

“Scenes from a Marriage”: Whoa, How About Those First Three Episodes!

The HBO series “Scenes from a Marriage” got us going! Join us as we relate our favorite ideas about intimacy to the struggles of Jonathan and Mira. Warning: spoiler alerts! We also handle a listener question about respect: What does it mean to show respect to your partner? And how do women and men differ […]

My Partner‘s Sexual Demands are Driving Me Nuts!

What happens when your partner wants way more sex than you do? Or way less? In this Couples Therapy in Seven Words podcast episode, Judy and I talk about the death spiral that can happen in a relationship–but also about opportunities for grace, intimacy, and erotic connection, at any age. What do you think?

I Watch Porn. Do I Need to Tell My Partner?

In this episode of our podcast, “Couples Therapy in Seven Words,” we’re responding to a provocative question posed by a letter to Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus: If you watch porn, do you have to tell your partner about it? What are the pros and cons? Is porn okay at all, and if it is, how […]