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A podcast about love, marriage & relationships: Couples Synergy with couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean Kadkhodaian, features interviews with real couples about their marriage and relationships and offers insights on how to create a healthy and happy relationship. Having cond… read more

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240: Why Regular Touch Points Are Important For Connection

December 6th, 2022

27:58

CHECK INS VS TOUCH POINTS: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about Touch Points of connection and why couples …

239: Relationships Are a Two-Way Street, Is Yours?

November 28th, 2022

27:20

BALANCED RELATIONSHIPS: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how to tell if your relationship is balanced

238: What Should We Talk About? How to Have Better Conversations Together - Diana Robert

November 21st, 2022

1:08:24

BETTER TOPICS WITH DIANA & ROBERT: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk to Diana & Robert about how they …

237: Are You the Parent or the Child in Your Marriage?

November 14th, 2022

32:26

PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how couples play out being a parent and a …

236: Is it Possible to Have a Conflict Free Divorce? - feat. attorney Margaret Zuleger

November 7th, 2022

50:08

COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for …

235: We Need Chaos in Life and in Our Relationships!

November 7th, 2022

29:40

CHAOS IN LIFE: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how chaos can be beneficial in life and in our …

234: Why Children Need a Good Relationship With Their Dads - feat. Zac Martin

October 24th, 2022

53:56

KIDS DESERVE DADS: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk with Zac Martin about his personal experience through …

233: Green Flags - What Are Healthy Relationship Behaviors?

October 17th, 2022

24:27

WHAT IS HEALTHY?: a podcast about love marriage & relationships by relationship experts Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about green flags in a relationship. What are healthy …

232: Finding Love Outside the Box - Susie Wayne

October 10th, 2022

1:02:48

SUSIE & WAYNE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Susie & Wayne about how their unconventional …

231: Your Environment Matters to Your Marriage

October 3rd, 2022

40:08

ENVIRONMENT MATTERS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how the environment that you surround yourself with matters and …

230: He Kept Running Away and Kept Coming Back - Bo and Linda

September 26th, 2022

59:13

BO & LINDA'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we …

229: Are You One of Those Couples Who Fight Publicly? Listen To This Episode

September 19th, 2022

29:22

FIGHTING IN PUBLIC: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about the different couples who argue in public and what to do about …

228: I Shared a Playlist of My Dark Times With Him - Melanie and Peter

September 12th, 2022

55:59

MELANIE & PETER'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Melanie & Peter about how she finally revealed to …

227: Let's Talk About Cheese

September 5th, 2022

32:17

CHEESE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, they use cheese as a metaphor to discuss compromising in relationships.

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226: Training For Life as a Couple - feat. Radio Host Robin Stoloff

August 29th, 2022

48:07

ROBIN & RICHARD'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview host of the radio show Living Well with Robin and her …

225: Finding Time In Your Relationship

August 22nd, 2022

25:13

FINDING TIME: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss finding time for your partner.

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224: The Stress of Almost Losing a Child on a Marriage - Scott Christie

August 15th, 2022

1:09:06

SCOTT & CHRISTIE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Scott & Christie about how they met at work and how …

223: The Top 5 Things That Can Hurt Your Partner

August 8th, 2022

27:12

5 HURTFUL THINGS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk …

222: Raising a Large Blended Family Through Divorce and Reconciling - Tess Rick

August 1st, 2022

50:25

TESS & RICK'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Tess Scott, author of the book, Listen Sister! Finding Hope …

221: The Same Fight Over and Over Again - What Does it Mean How to Make it Stop

July 25th, 2022

31:45

STOP THE CYCLICAL ARGUMENT: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about that same argument that you and your spouse keep having, …

220: The Three Elements of Love

July 18th, 2022

30:00

THE ART OF LOVING: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about concepts of love from Erich Fromm's book, The Art of Loving, and …

219: Recipes For Money Management for Couples - feat. author Gordon Stein

July 11th, 2022

36:24

AUTHOR OF CASHFLOW COOKBOOK: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Gordon Stein about how couples can save arguments by …

218: What to Do If You Want Change and Your Partner is Stuck

July 4th, 2022

32:55

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR PARTNER ABOUT CHANGE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about the challenges of change in a relationship …

217: When Your Partner Starts to Change - James Meg

June 27th, 2022

59:46

JAMES & MEG'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview James & Meg about being brought up as Mennonites and how …

216: What is Attraction Force and Does Your Marriage Have It?

June 20th, 2022

32:36

ATTRACTION FORCE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about what Attraction Force is and why it is important for the success …

215: Physicians Need Healing Too - feat. author Dr. George Vanessa Naum

June 13th, 2022

55:21

DR GEORGE & VANESSA'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Dr. George & Vanessa Naum, author of the book, …

214: Random Marriage vs a Winning Marriage - Which Would You Choose?

June 6th, 2022

38:21

WHAT IS A WINNING MARRIAGE? - In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about what it takes to have a winning marriage

Please …

213: MEMORIAL DAY EP - Helping Those Who Made It Home, The Family of Those That Didn't and Those That Struggle Everyday - feat. Joelle Rabow Maletis

May 30th, 2022

40:27

MILITARY LAW ENFORCEMENT PTSD & SUICIDE - In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Joelle Maletis about her work with law …

212: Are You Married to a Narcissist and What To Do About It

May 23rd, 2022

28:31

NARCISSISM IN RELATIONSHIPS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, …

211: How to Be Your Best Self Through Divorce - feat. Bill Miles Kristen Noel

May 17th, 2022

56:43

BILL & KRISTEN'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview cofounders of Best Self Intuitive Divorce Coaching …

209: Why We Care About What Others Think Of Us

May 17th, 2022

32:35

HARD WIRED TO CARE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about why we care about what others think of us including our partner. …

210: Love Conquered Ego - Andre Nancy

May 16th, 2022

57:24

ANDRE AND NANCY'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we …

208: Reverse Engineer Your Life Together - feat. TEDx speaker Dai Manuel Christie

April 28th, 2022

1:07:26

DAI & CHRISTIE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview TEDx speaker, Dai and Christie about how he overcame an …

207: Take the Leap and Chase Your Dreams Together

April 19th, 2022

32:18

DR RAY AND JEAN SAY GOODBYE TO CHICAGO: In this special podcast episode about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk with Maira & Gabe about …

206: Common Wedding Day Scams - feat. podcast host Adam Levin

April 11th, 2022

52:22

DONT GET SCAMMED ON YOUR WEDDING DAY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk with Adam Levin, host of the "What the Hack with …

205: Man Up, Woman Up and Level Up

April 4th, 2022

29:45

HOW TO LEVEL UP IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about why men and women are different and how each …

204: Married With Mental Illness - feat. author R. Christian Bohlen

March 28th, 2022

46:08

R CHRISTIAN & HELLEN'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview author R Christian Bohlen and his wife Hellen about …

203: 3 Reasons Why Relationships Dont Come Naturally

March 21st, 2022

34:57

IT DOESN'T JUST CLICK: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we …

202: Helping Overwhelmed Parents Connect Again - feat. author Catherine O'Brien

March 14th, 2022

45:58

CATHERINE & RICK'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Catherine O'Brien & her husband, Rick, about how …

201: Involvement vs Commitment - Remarriage or not and Prenups

March 7th, 2022

38:51

In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about why a couple …

200: Finding Joi Through Adoption - Feat. author Joi Fisher-Griffin

February 28th, 2022

43:16

ADOPTING JOI: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview author Joi Fisher-Griffin of the book, Finding Joi, about her adoption …

199: Do You Feel Blamed By Your Partner All The Time?

February 21st, 2022

28:39

BLAME IS TOXIC IN RELATIONSHIPS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how blame can be damaging to a relationship and why …

198: Our Go-Giver Secrets on Marriage - Feat. coauthors Ana John Mann

February 14th, 2022

54:10

In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview coauthors Ana & John Mann about how their relationship led them to uncover the "5 …

197: Distraction and How It Can Damage Your Relationship

February 7th, 2022

29:18

AVOID DISTRACTIONS IN YOUR MARRIAGE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how distractions can creep up in a marriage and …

196: She Saves Me From Myself - Bernie Wayne

January 31st, 2022

50:31

BERNIE & WAYNE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Bernie and Wayne and how his relationship saves him from …

195: What Do You Wish You Knew Before Getting Married

January 24th, 2022

50:09

IF YOU WOULD HAVE KNOWN: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we …

194: Don't Use The Words Vulnerabilty and We Got To Get Real - Alain Kim

January 17th, 2022

1:00:51

ALAIN & KIM'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Kim and Alain on how their unconventional relationship …

193: How to Turn On AND Turn Off Your Spouse

January 10th, 2022

38:54

TURN ON & TURN OFFS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss sexual turn ons and turn offs in marriage especially as a …

192: Love Breaks All The Rules - Frank Patti

January 3rd, 2022

54:30

FRANK & PATTI'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Frank & Patti about how their unconventional …

191: You Can't Joke or Fight With Your Partner Unless You Truly Know Them

December 27th, 2021

39:33

JOKING VS FIGHTING AS A COUPLE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for …

190: From Anti-Marriage to Modeling Marriage - feat. Jayson Ellen Gaddis

December 20th, 2021

56:59

JAYSON & ELLEN'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Jayson Gaddis & his wife Ellen about how they …

189: The Heart is Where Your Home Is - How to Create an Us Together

December 13th, 2021

31:46

CREATING A "HOME" IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how couples can feel "at home" together in …

188: CBD Intimacy Oil Its Sexual Health Benefits - feat. Dr. Alex Capano

December 6th, 2021

40:40

BLISS INTIMACY OIL: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Dr. Alex Capano about CBD intimacy oil and how her product, Bliss …

187: Mentoring Military Marriages - Darrell Veronica

November 29th, 2021

1:01:16

DARRELL & VERONICA'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview a military couple who have helped mentor other …

186: How to Visit Family as a Couple and Not End Up in a Fight

November 22nd, 2021

32:35

GOOD BOUNDARIES, GREAT RELATIONSHIPS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for …

185: Honesty is Your Only Chance - feat. American musician, Michael Gurley his wife Stacey Gurley

November 15th, 2021

1:05:25

MICHAEL & STACEY GURLEY'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview American musician, Michael Gurley and his wife …

184: The Healing Power of Laughter in Your Relationship - Alik Lauren

November 8th, 2021

57:12

ALIK & LAUREN'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Alik & Lauren about how they incorporate Laughter Yoga …

183: Does Your Partner Criticize You? Learn Why Criticism is Destructive in Relationships

November 1st, 2021

28:32

STOP CRITICISM IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss the destructiveness of criticism in relationships. …

182: Upgrade Your Look, Upgrade Your Relationship - feat. Personal Stylist, Maura Gaughan

October 25th, 2021

40:44

EVOLVING YOUR STYLE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview personal stylist, Maura Gaughan about the impact of style on …

181: You Can't Judge a Relationship By It's Cover - Heidi Chris

October 18th, 2021

1:03:54

HEIDI & CHRIS'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Heidi & Chris about how the world thought they looked …

180: The Importance of Community in Our Relationships

October 11th, 2021

29:05

LACK OF COMMUNITY HURTS US ALL: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how the current lack of community is negatively …

179: Healthy Sexual Development in Marriage

October 4th, 2021

40:53

RELATIONSHIP SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for …

178: The Art of Writing Love Letters

September 27th, 2021

32:05

DR RAY & JEAN GET PERSONAL: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we share excerpts of our own love letters from the past and talk …

177: The Courage To Love Again - Tony Cindy

September 20th, 2021

1:13:01

TONY & CINDY'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Tony & Cindy about how through their friendship and …

176: Balancing Between Self Care and Care For Your Relationship

September 13th, 2021

36:58

BALANCE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR RELATIONSHIP: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, in this interview we discuss the balance between taking …

175: A Gentler Way of Saying Goodbye to Our Pets - feat. Dr. Juliana Lyles

September 6th, 2021

50:43

THE RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR PETS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for …

174: How Resentment Can Destroy a Relationship and What You Can Do About It

August 30th, 2021

27:52

RESENTMENT RUINS MARRIAGE: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss how resentment can build in a relationship and eventually …

173: How To Tell if You Are in a Codependent Relationship

August 23rd, 2021

25:48

CODEPENDENT RELATIONSHIPS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss the topic of codependency. What are the signs to look for, …

172: Perspectives on Modern Dating - feat. Matchmaker, Louanne Ward

August 16th, 2021

50:39

MATCHMAKER ADVICE ON DATING: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Louanne Ward, a millionaire matchmaker about the trends …

171: Working on Our Marriage Led to Our Miracle Child - Nick Michelle

August 9th, 2021

1:13:18

NICK & MICHELLE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Nick & Michelle about how the disconnect in their …

170: How to Handle Power Struggles in Your Marriage

August 2nd, 2021

37:35

POWER STRUGGLES IN RELATIONSHIPS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how and why power struggles arise and what to do …

169: We Danced Into Each Others Hearts - Helene Stephen

July 26th, 2021

49:48

HELENE & STEPHEN'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Helene & Stephen about how dance brought them …

168: The Rejection We Experience in Relationships

July 19th, 2021

26:36

WHY REJECTION IS SO PAINFUL: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about rejection and when it occurs in relationships. …

167: From Trauma to Trust - Debra Steve

July 12th, 2021

1:04:08

DEBRA & STEVE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Debra & Steve about an unbelievable trauma she …

166: 8 Reasons Why Marriage Counseling Doesn't Work

July 5th, 2021

41:38

FACTORS THAT LEAD TO FAILURE IN MARRIAGE COUNSELING: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss the problems with marriage …

165: Our Brain in Relationships - Feat. Dr. Julia DiGangi

June 28th, 2021

47:17

HOW OUR BRAIN WORKS IN RELATIONSHIPS: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for …

164: The Late Night Fight - Why Couples Have Them and What They Mean

June 21st, 2021

42:19

WHY COUPLES FIGHT LATE AT NIGHT: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about those late nights fighting and why this is a very …

163: Having the Tough Conversations in Your Relationship Naming That Mouse - Feat. David Wood

June 14th, 2021

51:56

INTERVIEW WITH DAVID WOOD: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview well known coach, David Wood about how to have tough …

162: As Children of Divorce, We Wanted Something Different in Our Marriage - Kasey Ernie

June 7th, 2021

1:13:54

KASEY & ERNIE'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Kasey & Ernie about coming from divorced families and …

161: How to Create a Healthy Relationship Template

May 31st, 2021

34:06

WHAT DID YOU LEARN ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS?: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about the relationship template and why …

160: What is Relationship Photography How Can It Help Your Relationship?

May 24th, 2021

41:37

INTERVIEW WITH ST RAPPAPORT: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview ST Rappaport about Relationship Photography, what it is …

159: I Couldn't Manage My Anger Until I Had To - Tina Eric

May 17th, 2021

1:12:59

TINA & ERIC'S STORY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview a couple about how blending their family brought up anger …

158: Our Relationship With Our Mothers

May 10th, 2021

30:12

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MOTHER BOND: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss our relationship with our mothers, why it is …

157: How Can a Relationship Survive Betrayal? - Feat. Dr. Debi Silber

May 3rd, 2021

53:33

HEALING FROM BETRAYAL: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we interview Dr. Debi Silber, Founder of The PBT Institute on the topic of …

156: The Art of Flirting With Your Partner

April 26th, 2021

34:03

HOW TO FLIRT THE RIGHT WAY: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we talk about how to flirt in your relationship and why it is …

155: Have You Been the Victim of Alienation? Have You Alienated Someone?

April 19th, 2021

29:06

THE DAMAGE OF ALIENATION: In this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we discuss what alienation is and how it is damaging to all …

154: When a Man of the Cloth Betrays Your Trust - feat. Sandy Kirkham

April 12th, 2021

1:00:56

AUTHOR, SANDY KIRKHAM: in this podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples, we …

153: Should Couples Put Sex on the Calendar?

April 5th, 2021

37:52

SCHEDULE SEX? Couples Synergy is a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. …

152: How Tantra Practice Creates Sexual Healing - feat. CoFounders of TantraNova, Elsbeth Freddie

March 29th, 2021

1:04:59

DR ELSBETH & FREDDIE OF TANTRANOVA: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In this episode we interview Dr. Elsbeth and Freddie about what …

151: Why Having Opposite Gender Friends Could Ruin Your Marriage

March 22nd, 2021

38:38

WARNING CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In …

150: When Our Wounds Collided - Feat. Jennifer Lehr, Founder of WeConcile

March 15th, 2021

50:54

JENNIFER & MIKE'S STORY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In this episode we interview Jennifer & Mike about how they helped each …

149: Ways to Create a Spark in Your Marriage - Feat. Founder of The Adventure Challenge,

March 8th, 2021

38:58

BRYANT ELLIS FOUNDER OF THE ADVENTURE CHALLENGE: Couples Synergy, a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In this episode we interview Bryant …

148: How 2 Actors Put a Little Comedy Into Their Marriage - Greg Kristi

March 1st, 2021

39:45

GREG & KRISTIE'S STORY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In this episode we interview actor, comedian & podcast host, Greg Ott …

147: How to Turn Around Your Marriage in One Weekend

February 22nd, 2021

31:30

GIVE IT ONE WEEKEND: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In this episode we discuss why it is important for couples to invest time and …

146: MONEY! What Every Couple Should Know About Finances - Feat. Financial Advisors Tim Faith

February 15th, 2021

58:26

MARRIAGE & MONEY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. In this …

145: Our Past Wounds Almost Ended Our Marriage - Javier Christina

February 8th, 2021

1:03:35

JAVIER & CHRISTINA'S STORY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. Coauthors of the book, Boundless Love, Javier & Christina talk about …

144: Ten Reasons Why Porn Isn't Real and Why It Can Destroy Your Relationship

February 1st, 2021

48:12

PORN IS NOT REAL: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples about how pornography isn't real and how it can ruin your relationship.

To view the …

143: Redefining Divorce Without Stigma - Feat. TEDx Speaker, Christian Family

January 25th, 2021

48:41

DIVORCE WITHOUT STIGMA: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples as they interview T E D X speaker, Christian Family, about how she helps people …

142: Why Growing Together is Important for Couples

January 18th, 2021

50:26

GROW TOGETHER OR GROW APART: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples about how emotional growth is necessary for all of us and even more …

141: Our Daughter's Tragedy Strengthened Our Marriage in the End - Tiffany Brandon

January 11th, 2021

1:02:29

TIFFANY & BRANDON'S STORY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. Learn about Brazyl, Tiffany & Brandon's daughter & the accident …

140: Weird Things To Do To Your Partner When You're Angry

January 4th, 2021

29:37

USING HUMOR IN CONFLICT: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples about how you can enact change in your conflict pattern. Don't get stuck in how …

139: End 2020 With Rituals and Create Opportunities in Your Relationships

December 31st, 2020

45:30

LETS DITCH 2020: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples about how to end 2020 in the best way possible and welcome the opportunities of 2021.

138: We've Put Everything Into Making This Work - Latisha Akida

December 28th, 2020

58:29

LATISHA & AKIDA'S STORY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. Latisha & Akida were interviewed about how they came from unhealthy …

137: She saved me in more ways than I could’ve ever saved her - Jim Gina

December 21st, 2020

52:21

JIM & GINA'S STORY: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples interviewing Jim & Gina about how he came out of 2 divorces with 2 children, …

136: How to Choose the Right Therapist or Coach for Your Relationship

December 14th, 2020

21:33

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A THERAPIST OR COACH: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples about how to choose the right relationship therapist or …

135: From Immigrant to American Dream - Feat. author Sofia Husnain

December 7th, 2020

42:28

INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR SOFIA HUSNAIN: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples. They interview Sofia about her arranged marriage, her upbringing in …

134: What Couples Should Know About Emotional Pain

November 30th, 2020

33:05

EMOTIONAL PAIN IN RELATIONSHIPS: a podcast about love, marriage & relationships by Dr. Ray & Jean offering relationship advice for couples about how emotional pain shows up in marriage and what to do about it.

133: The Doctors Didn't Believe Us - Mitch Katie

November 23rd, 2020

50:44

MITCH & KATIE'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Mitch & Katie about how they worked together when both kids were diagnosed with autoimmune disorders. They talk about …

132: Listen to This to Prevent Regression in Your Relationship

November 16th, 2020

27:07

STOP REGRESSION FROM HAPPENING: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean discuss the concept of regression in relationships and how to prevent it from happening. How do you stop sliding backwards? How …

131: Despite Our Different Views on Marriage, We Made it Work For Us - Heather Josh

November 9th, 2020

57:38

HEATHER & JOSH'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Heather and Josh about how they had to relearn what marriage was for them and discard what they had learned from their …

130: Our Love Follows Us Everywhere in the World - Yulia Paul

November 2nd, 2020

57:45

YULIA & PAUL'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Yulia & Paul and how their love blossomed across …

129: Why Get Married? Marriage, Cohabitation and Monogamy

October 26th, 2020

45:46

MARRIAGE, COHABITATION & MONOGAMY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, discuss the differences in a marriage relationship versus a cohabitation relationship and tackle the topic of monogamy.

128: Raising Special Needs Twins How We Did it Together - Ari Leslie

October 19th, 2020

1:21:04

ARI & LESLIE'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Ari & Leslie about their experience in raising twins with special needs and how they had to come together to do it.

127: We Cut Out Toxic People in Our Life and Found Each Other - Greg Italia

October 12th, 2020

1:04:34

GREG & ITALIA'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Greg (who was featured on an episode of Shark Tank) &  his wife Italia about how they finally removed themselves from …

125: Sex, What's Normal What's Not - feat. Certified Sex Therapist, Dr. Laurie Watson

September 28th, 2020

53:23

ASK A CERTIFIED SEX THERAPIST: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Dr. Laurie Watson about her work as a sex therapist and her perspective on the struggles couples face to maintain …

124: Entrepreneurs on Fire in Business in Life - John Lee Dumas Kate Erickson

September 21st, 2020

21:44

EOFIRE JOHN & KATE'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview John Lee Dumas & Kate Erickson about their life and business together. They talk about the challenges running a …

123: How Raising a Special Need Child Can Be Challenging for a Couple - feat. Hila Maydar

September 14th, 2020

47:22

PARENTING A SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD: Couples and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Hila Maydar about her upbringing in Israel, her experience with a special needs brother and child and how she helps couples …

122: The 10 Facets of Synergy in Relationships

September 7th, 2020

41:00

10 FACETS OF SYNERGY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about the different facets in a relationship and how to reach Synergy together.

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121: Food, Sex, CBD and Intimacy - feat. Top Chef Guest Renee Kelly

August 31st, 2020

51:04

HOW FOOD & SEX RELATE TO INTIMACY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Top Chef Guest Renee Kelly about her new product & how it helps couples with sexual intimacy.

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120: Why Taking Risks Together Helps You Thrive Together

August 24th, 2020

27:44

HAPPY COUPLES TAKE RISKS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about taking risks in your relationship both experiential & emotional and how that helps you thrive together.

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119: Dance Therapy Treated My Trauma Healed My Marriage - Orit Aaron

August 17th, 2020

1:07:11

ORIT & AARON'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean interview Orit and how she applied dance therapy to her past trauma saving her marriage with Aaron.

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118: How I Started a New Chapter in My Life After My Divorce - feat. TV Radio Talk Show Host, Dana Michelle

August 10th, 2020

46:37

TALK SHOW HOST CANDID ON RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Dana Michelle, host of the TV & Radio talk show, Dana Being Dana, about how she started a new chapter in …

117: What Is Emotional First Aid How Do You Apply It In Your Relationship?

August 3rd, 2020

17:01

EMOTIONAL 1ST AID FOR YOUR RELATIONSHIP: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about how to apply emotional first aid for yourself and your partner.

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116: Learning How to Love in the Land Down Under - Ari Julie

July 27th, 2020

59:28

ARI & JULIE'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Ari & Julie from Australia about how they taught …

115: Learn These 4 Tenants to Navigating Change Together

July 20th, 2020

27:53

NAVIGATE CHANGE IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about the 4 important tenants to handling change in your relationship.

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114: A German Girl and a Jewish Boy Tell Their Love Story - Stefanie Michael

July 13th, 2020

56:50

STEFANIE & MICHAEL'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview a couple about how he met her in Germany, how they created a life together in America and despite their differences, …

113: It Sounds So Simple But This Is Why Dinner Together Is So Important

July 6th, 2020

23:57

TABLE FOR TWO: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean talk about why having dinner together is so vital for your relationship and how it actually improves your brain.

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112: Exciting Anniversary Episode with Dr. Ray and Jean

July 4th, 2020

20:38

HAPPY ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY & HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about the development of Couples Synergy over the past year and their work with couples and …

111: Choosing Not To Settle Down Works For Us - Joe Rosalinda

July 2nd, 2020

44:30

JOE & ROSALINDA'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Joe & Rosalinda about how moving around in life without settling down suits their lifestyle and relationship.

110: Signs Your Relationship Needs Help

June 29th, 2020

34:33

HOW TO TELL IF YOU NEED HELP: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about the signs that indicate when to seek help for …

109: We Couldn’t Run Away, So We Had To Make It Work Together - Isabel Vanessa

June 25th, 2020

58:44

ISABEL & VANESSA'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Isabel & Vanessa about how their journey to Asia together forced them to create Synergy together in their …

108: Is Father’s Day Really Worth Celebrating? Find Out Why It Is

June 22nd, 2020

31:33

FATHERS DAY EPISODE: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about the celebration of Father's Day and why the role is …

107: How We Survived Caregiver Fatigue Together - Len Millie

June 18th, 2020

55:54

LEN & MILLIE'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Len & Millie about how they made it through being caregivers to Millie's parents at the same time as caring for their …

106: Post Quarantine, Have You Felt Tired After Socializing? This Is Why You Feel That Way

June 15th, 2020

30:18

RAPID STIMULI ADJUSTMENT FATIGUE: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, discuss the new phenomenon occurring when socializing after the quarantine due to COVID-19.

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105: Bullying Almost Killed Me - feat. Kristin Decker

June 11th, 2020

45:54

I SURVIVED BULLYING: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Kristin Decker about her experience with bullying growing …

104: Bullying, Racism, Sexism Relationships

June 8th, 2020

32:23

HOW RELATIONSHIPS ARE AFFECTED BY BULLYING, RACISM & SEXISM: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, discuss the very topics challenging our world today and how it affects their relationship and …

103: Polyamory, Where Do We Draw The Lines? - Joel Christina

June 4th, 2020

1:03:59

JOEL & CHRISTINA'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview a polyamorous couple about what polyamory is …

102: Find Out If You Have a Transactional Relationship What To Do About It

June 1st, 2020

27:07

WHAT IS A TRANSACTIONAL RELATIONSHIP?: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about what transactional relationships are and what to do about it if you are in one.

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101: 9-11 Pentagon Attack Survivor Leadership in Relationships - feat. Lt. Col. Ryan Yantis, ret.

May 28th, 2020

1:22:49

LEADERSHIP IN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Lt. Col. Ryan Yantis about his experience in the …

100: A Memorial Day Tribute From a Vietnam Vet - Rich Antti

May 25th, 2020

1:10:45

RICH ANTTI'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Vietnam Veteran, Rich Antti, about his experience in Vietnam in memory of those who didn't come home. Rich discusses how Vietnam …

99: The Truth About Hormones - feat. Dr. Gagnon Adam Weldzius, N.P.

May 21st, 2020

54:21

HORMONAL HEALTH IN MEN & WOMEN: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview a medical doctor, Dr. Gail Gagnon, & nurse practitioner, Adam Weldzius, NP, about what hormonal health …

98: How Stress Affects Your Relationship and What To Do About It

May 18th, 2020

28:54

ONGOING STRESS & YOUR RELATIONSHIP: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, discuss the impact that long-term stress has on a person and their relationship. Especially during quarantine, …

97: I Survived COVID-19 and He Was My Rock Through It All - Candice Al

May 14th, 2020

53:23

CANDICE & AL'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, interview Candice about her experience with COVID-19 and how her husband helped her through her recovery.

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96: How to Heal After a Pregnancy Loss - feat. Kimberlee Klein

May 11th, 2020

41:41

PREGNANCY LOSS RECOVERY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Kimberlee Klein about how couples can heal after a pregnancy loss and the challenges they face.

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95: Learning How to Date Up Find the One - Stephanie David

May 7th, 2020

1:04:48

STEPHANIE & DAVID'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Stephanie & David about how their relationship developed and what they learned from past dysfunctional …

94: Can Learning to Dance Together Help Your Relationship?

May 4th, 2020

35:58

DANCE LESSONS CAN IMPROVE YOUR BOND: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview two dance instructors about how dance can be another way to improve your relationship. Cam and Amy of the …

93: After 25 Years of Marriage He Told Me He Was Gay - Maureen

April 30th, 2020

1:09:16

MAUREEN'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Maureen about her marriage and what happened after her …

92: Finding Forgiveness For Those Who Have Hurt You (Part 2)

April 27th, 2020

41:05

FORGIVENESS & RESENTMENTS IN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk more about the topic of forgiveness and resentments in relationships and how the process is important for …

91: Finding Love On the Other Side of the World - Lawrence Noreen

April 23rd, 2020

1:17:06

LAWRENCE & NOREEN'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Lawrence and Noreen about how they came from …

90: What You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Relationship While on Lockdown

April 20th, 2020

32:17

LOCKDOWN RELATIONSHIP TIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, talk about the challenges couples are under while in lockdown and what they can do about it right now to improve their relationship.

89: The Impact of Money Our World on the Mondern, Millennial Couple - Dan Caitlin

April 16th, 2020

1:05:04

DAN & CAITLIN'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, interview Dan & Caitlin about the decisions they have made in their relationship & how money & our world have been …

88: Have You Thought of Buying a Home Together? It Might Be Easier Than You Think Right Now - feat. Joanna White

April 13th, 2020

37:54

COVID 19 HOME BUYING TIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, interview loan officer, Joanna White, about what couples …

87: How Sex in Media Impacts Young Dating Couples - Tegan Liam

April 9th, 2020

1:32:43

TEGAN & LIAM'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, interview Tegan & Liam about how couples their age approach dating and how sex portrayed in the media influence young couples …

86: How to Find Balance With Social Media in Your Relationship

April 6th, 2020

41:06

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAUSES PROBLEMS AND HOW TO FIX THEM: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, talk about social media's pros and cons & what to do about them and how to find a healthy balance …

85: One Sober Decision Led to Years of Happiness - Eric Wendy

April 3rd, 2020

49:22

ERIC & WENDY'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Eric and Wendy about how alcohol almost cost their …

84: How Being in Quarantine Impacts Addiction and Relationships

March 30th, 2020

28:09

ADDICTION & RELATIONSHIPS IN QUARANTINE: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, discuss addiction and this current health crisis and how relationships are impacted being in quarantine. This …

83: Addiction, Prison and a Stroke and How Our Faith Endured - Pastor Mark Lisa

March 26th, 2020

1:20:47

PASTOR MARK & LISA'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Pastor Mark & Lisa about the trials & …

82: How to Survive Quarantine Together Without Killing Each Other

March 23rd, 2020

35:31

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN TIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about the current pandemic crisis we are all facing and what you can do in lockdown together and avoid divorce in the process.

81: My Search For Christopher On The Other Side - With Author, Joe McQuillen

March 19th, 2020

1:14:30

JOE MCQUILLEN TELLS HIS SON'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr Ray and Jean, interview author, Joe McQuillen about his son, Christopher, his life, his death and his life on the other side. The …

80: Why We Need Grief in Our Relationships

March 16th, 2020

33:55

GRIEF & LOSS & WHY IT'S IMPORTANT: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about why grief is needed in our …

79: From What We Learned to Something Better - Gabe Maira

March 12th, 2020

59:01

GABE & MAIRA'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Gabe & Maira about how they met and how they …

78: Applying Choice Theory to Parenting Families - feat. Kim Olver

March 9th, 2020

47:02

CHOICE THEORY & A HEALTHY FAMILY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Kim Olver, counselor, speaker and author, about Choice theory and how it applies to parenting and family …

77: Married, Gay and the Roles We Play - Tim Chau

March 5th, 2020

59:03

TIM & CHAU'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, interview Tim & Chau about their relationship, how they came …

76: Importance of Personal Time in Your Relationship

March 2nd, 2020

30:08

HOW TO BALANCE ME TIME WITH COUPLE TIME: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about personal time and why it is important for the health of a relationship and how to balance it with couple …

75: Stepparents Step In and Step Up - Nikki and Andrew

February 27th, 2020

1:08:23

NIKKI & ANDREW'S STORY: Couples therapy and relationships experts Dr. Ray and Jean interview Nikki & Andrew about how they came together …

74: Is Your Spouse Funny Enough to Keep You Together?

February 24th, 2020

45:06

HUMOR IS IMPORTANT IN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy and relationships experts, Dr. Ray and Jean, talk about humor and the important role it plays in …

73: Impact of Suicide on the Family Left Behind - In memory of Cpl Patrick O'Reilly

February 20th, 2020

1:30:40

FAMILY OF PATRICK O'REILLY TALK ABOUT HIS LIFE: Couples therapy and relationships experts Dr Ray and Jean, interview Chris, James and Amanda about their son, brother and brother-in-law and how his life and death …

72: Are Couples Still Married in Heaven? - Sheri Jewel, Medium Psychic

February 17th, 2020

1:00:27

MEDIUM ON RELATIONSHIPS AFTER DEATH: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview medium & psychic, Sheri Jewel about how she became a medium & what the spirit world says about …

71: We Can't Teach It, If We Don't Live It - Dr. Ray Jean

February 13th, 2020

2:10:29

DR. RAY & JEAN'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, are interviewed about their relationship as a celebration of their 22nd Wedding Anniversary. The tables are turned and on the …

70: The Do's and Don'ts of Date Night With Your Partner

February 10th, 2020

32:38

DATE NIGHT DO'S AND DON'TS: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, talk about date night and how couples can do it right and avoid problems from arising. Check out the checklist on how to make …

69: Two People Living One Life For Over 62 Years - Sue Marvin

February 6th, 2020

47:03

SUE & MARVIN'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, interview Sue & Marvin about their long lasting marriage and how they made it work over 62 years together.

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68: How Nutritional Health Affects Relationship Health - feat. Annette Presley, Licensed Dietitian

February 3rd, 2020

38:53

HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, interview Annette Presley, licensed dietitian & nutritionist about how our physical health affects our …

67: How We Grew Beyond the Religion That Controlled Us - Marni Steve

January 30th, 2020

58:10

MARNI & STEVE'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean interview Marni & Steve about how they both grew up in …

66: 3 Factors That Cause Relationship Breakdown

January 27th, 2020

37:10

3 THINGS THAT BREAKDOWN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean discuss the 3 factors that they feel lead to a relationship breakdown. Dr Ray & Jean discuss how a lack of …

65: Married to a Musician - Gina Leo

January 23rd, 2020

1:17:52

GINA & LEO'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, interview Gina Gonzalez & her husband Leo about how maintain a marriage with two different lifestyles. She's a musician playing …

64: How to Maintain Connection Even While Apart

January 20th, 2020

41:24

HOW DO YOU CONNECT WITH YOUR PARTNER WHEN APART: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, talk about how to stay connected with your partner even if you have to be away from each other. Even if …

63: A Modern Day Arranged Marriage - Arbin Xhezide

January 16th, 2020

1:04:35

ARBIN & XHEZIDE'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Arbin & Xhezide about their arranged …

62: Arranged Marriages Versus Love Marriages

January 13th, 2020

41:11

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ARRANGED MARRIAGES & LOVE MARRIAGES: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, discuss these two marriage structures and their differences.

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61: If You See Something You Want, Just Go For It - Gerry Linda

January 9th, 2020

1:05:31

GERRY & LINDA'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, interview Gerry & Linda about how they wasted no time in achieving the goal of a committed relationship and were married …

60: Ring in 2020 With Successful Relationship Goals

January 6th, 2020

30:15

BE A SUCCESS TOGETHER IN 2020: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, talk about setting goals in the new year & how to …

59: Finding Forgiveness Amongst Cancer Divorce - Theresa

January 2nd, 2020

1:23:01

THERESA'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Theresa about how she learned about forgiveness through her battle with cancer & divorce. Battling stage 4 cancer twice …

58: The Importance of Forgiveness in Our Relationships

December 30th, 2019

25:36

CLOSING OUT 2019 WITH FORGIVENESS: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, talk about the importance of forgiveness & how it can heal you & your relationships. They discuss the impact …

57: We Were Surviving Not Thriving - Yvonne Henry

December 26th, 2019

1:15:14

YVONNE & HENRY'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Yvonne & Henry about going through financial ruin, homelessness & cancer & how they survived & how …

56: Holiday Stress Family Relationships How Not to Fall Apart

December 23rd, 2019

28:31

DON'T LET THE STRESS OF THE HOLIDAYS GET THE BEST OF YOU: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, talk about stress related …

55: We Are One Happy Blended Family - Anne Brian

December 19th, 2019

1:07:39

ANNE & BRIAN'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Anne & Brian, along with Anne's son, Kyle, about how they became a blended family. Brian & Kyle talk about …

54: How Your Family Can Benefit From Family Counseling

December 16th, 2019

26:12

FAMILY SYNERGY THERAPY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, discuss family counseling & the elements necessary for it to be beneficial. They talk about Family Synergy Therapy, a model …

53: Finding Love Online - A Modern Day Romance - Britt Brian

December 12th, 2019

1:06:33

BRITT & BRIAN'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, interview Britt & Brian about how they met online & how what they learned from past relationships helped them find love …

52: How Shadow Coaching Can Heal Trauma From Past Relationships

December 9th, 2019

44:17

INTERVIEW WITH SHADOW COACH MARY SZENASI: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Mary Szenasi about Shadow Coaching & how she works with trauma. She discusses how she works with …

51: Dual Income, No Kids...Just Kidding - Steve Ang

December 5th, 2019

53:18

STEVE & ANG'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr Ray & Jean, interview Steve & Ang, about how their lives took an unexpected turn finding themselves pregnant later in their marriage. They …

50: Sex Intimacy - The Topic No One Wants to Talk About But Everyone Wants to Hear About

December 2nd, 2019

29:26

PHYSICAL & EMOTIONAL INTIMACY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, tackle the big topic of intimacy. They talk about physical and emotional intimacy and reference what they have learned …

49: Working Mom Stay At Home Dad...How It Works For Us - Dave Amanda

November 28th, 2019

1:07:20

DAVE & AMANDA'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Dave & Amanda about how they formed …

48: Yoga Acupuncture Can Benefit Your Relationship

November 25th, 2019

40:08

RELATIONSHIPS CAN BENEFIT FROM YOGA & ACUPUNCTURE: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Yoga Mentor/Chinese medicine practitioner, Anne Adametz, about how the practice of yoga …

47: It's About Honesty the Little Things That Matter - John Debbie

November 21st, 2019

58:59

JOHN & DEBBIE'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview John & Debbie about how communication & …

46: Number 1 Issue Couples Complain About - Communication

November 18th, 2019

31:54

HOW COMMUNICATION IS A PROBLEM IN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean discuss how & why relationships struggle with communication.

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45: We Are Sexual Abuse Thrivers - Mary Claudiu

November 14th, 2019

1:27:29

MARY & CLAUDIU'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Mary & Claudiu about being sexual abuse survivors, how they met & how their traumas impact their …

44: PTSD, Suicide the Effects of Combat on Relationships - Jim (USMC)

November 11th, 2019

57:24

VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE PT 2: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Jim, a former Marine & combat veteran about the signs of PTSD & suicide, about his service and the impact …

43: Survivors Guilt the Impact on Relationships - Aaron (US ARMY)

November 11th, 2019

34:58

VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE PT 1: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Aaron, former combat veteran about Survivors Guilt, his service and the impact that combat has had on his …

42: Cop Couples Put the FUN in Dysfunctional - Mike Teresa

November 7th, 2019

1:13:28

MIKE & TERESA'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Mike & Teresa, two police officers who talk …

41: The 7 Blue Flags of a Dying Relationship

November 4th, 2019

34:54

YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS DYING IF IT HAS THESE 7 BLUE FLAGS: Couples therapy & relationships expert, Dr. Ray & Jean follow up discussing blue …

40: I Was Able to Find Love After My Husband Died - Joyce

October 31st, 2019

25:59

JOYCE'S STORY - Couples therapy & relationships expert, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Jean's mother, Joyce, about the loss of her husband of 38 years & how she was able to find love again. Joyce talks about what …

39: At the Hour of Our Death, It's Our Relationships That Matter

October 28th, 2019

47:40

RELATIONSHIPS ARE ALL THAT MATTER IN THE END: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, tackle the topic of death and how our relationships are intertwined. They discuss their own personal …

38: Spending Time as a Couple Helps Us Have a Better Family - Charles Monisha

October 24th, 2019

1:06:57

COUPLE TIME IS DIFFERENT THAN FAMILY TIME: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Charles & Monisha about how they spend time together as a couple & how it helps them have a …

37: Why Couples Should Get Bored Together

October 21st, 2019

44:21

#GETBOREDTOGETHER: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean talk about how couples need to get bored together in order to remove distractions & spark creativity in their relationship. The …

36: Everything is Going to be Okay - Jim Jan

October 17th, 2019

1:18:12

JIM & JAN'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Jim & Jan about how their relationship developed against all odds, how they dealt with infertility & adoption, …

35: Spirituality its Role in Relationships

October 14th, 2019

54:56

COMMON SPIRITUAL BELIEFS ARE IMPORTANT FOR COUPLES: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean Kadkhodaian, talk about the difference between spirituality & religion & how having common …

34: We Met Online, But Online Almost Broke Us - Josh Stephanie

October 10th, 2019

1:34:35

JOSH & STEPHANIE'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean interview Josh & Stephanie about how their …

33: Stop Phubbing Your Relationship

October 7th, 2019

36:25

ATTENTION IS OUR #1 COMMODITY IN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean, talk about attention and the important …

32: Perceptions in Love Are More Than Skin Deep - Paul Faith

October 3rd, 2019

1:36:52

PAUL & FAITH'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview tattoo artists, Paul & Faith about how they …

31: People Will Always Have an Opinion About You Your Relationship

September 30th, 2019

39:42

PERCEPTION & OTHERS' OPINIONS: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, discuss the topic of perception & how it plays out in relationships between each person in the couple & everyone …

30: Our Age Difference Made Us Better Together - Angela Chuck

September 26th, 2019

1:13:02

ANGELA & CHUCK'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview Angela & Chuck about how their relationship developed and how their age difference was a positive factor in their …

29: Do Opposites Attract? Or is it Like Attracts Like?

September 23rd, 2019

33:49

OPPOSITES ATTRACT OR LIKE ATTRACTS LIKE?: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean talk about whether "opposites attract" or if it is actually that certain similarities in people attract each …

28: Bridging the Gap Between Our Differences - Ben Kristen

September 19th, 2019

1:06:08

BEN & KRISTEN'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Ben & Kristen about the challenging differences that existed between the two of them in their relationship …

27: Why You Shouldn't Compromise in Your Relationship

September 16th, 2019

37:39

COMPROMISE ISN'T WHAT YOU THINK IT IS: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean discuss what the word compromise means to most …

26: The Balancing Act Between a Warrior a Hippie - Aaron Monya

September 12th, 2019

1:22:09

AARON & MONYA'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview stunt performer & aerialist, Aaron & Monya about their very different upbringings, how they found each other …

25: Is Fighting Healthy or Unhealthy in a Relationship?

September 9th, 2019

36:10

WHEN YOU ARGUE WITH YOUR PARTNER, IS IT HEALTHY OR UNHEALTHY?: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, discuss the elements …

24: We Made it to the Brink Back - Daren Caryn, feat. Mike Beth

September 5th, 2019

2:01:04

DAREN & CARYN'S STORY, ALSO FEATURING MIKE & BETH'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview first Daren & Caryn about all the trials and Red Flags they endured in …

23: The 4 Red Flags in a Relationship

September 2nd, 2019

31:02

FOUR RED FLAGS IN RELATIONSHIPS: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, speak about four red flags that indicate you are in a toxic relationship. Addiction, Abuse, Infidelity & Contempt can …

22: Single Men Talk About Dating - Eddie, Dan Kyle

August 29th, 2019

1:00:31

THREE SINGLE MEN FROM DIFFERENT GENERATIONS TALK ABOUT DATING: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview three single men about their experiences with dating in today's world. They talk …

21: Single Women Talk About Dating - Betsy Rachel

August 29th, 2019

1:12:22

TWO SINGLE WOMEN FROM DIFFERENT GENERATIONS TALK ABOUT DATING: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean, interview a panel of two women from two different generations about their experiences with …

20: Overcoming Anxiety in Dating

August 26th, 2019

39:45

ANXIETY IN DATING: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean are interviewed by Angela Zender, host of Butterflies in My Stomach Podcast about how anxiety impacts dating in today's society.

Please …

19: Gay Engaged - Ronnie Trey

August 22nd, 2019

44:38

RONNIE & TREY'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean interview Ronnie & Trey about their relationship, coming out and reactions they have received from others about being gay.

18: Gay Relationships in Couples Therapy

August 19th, 2019

38:02

GAY RELATIONSHIPS IN COUPLES THERAPY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean discuss observations they have had conducting couples therapy with gay couples. They discuss the concept of "gender …

17: Fear of Commitment - Scott Tanya

August 15th, 2019

1:00:04

SCOTT & TANYA'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean talk with Scott & Tanya about their relationship and how a fear of commitment impacted moving forward in their lives together.

16: Trends in Marriage Today Commitment Issues

August 12th, 2019

32:27

MARRIAGE TRENDS & COMMITMENT ISSUES: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean talk about some of the current marriage trends in society, cohabitation & why couples have commitment fears.

15: Breaking the Family Curse - Luke Ashley

August 8th, 2019

1:01:56

LUKE & ASHLEY'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Luke & Ashley about how they both came from two different family backgrounds and found love in each other. Luke …

14: Are You the White Sheep of the Family?

August 5th, 2019

38:13

WHITE SHEEP OF THE FAMILY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean talk about their concept of the "white sheep of the family" …

13: Our Journey Through Infertility Adoption - Erica Brian

August 1st, 2019

58:19

INTERVIEW WITH ERICA & BRIAN: Dr. Ray & Jean, couples therapy & relationship experts, interview Erica & Brian about their journey through infertility & adoption, the ups, the downs, the challenges …

12: Infertility Its Impact on Marriage

July 29th, 2019

18:19

HOW INFERTILITY CAN NEGATIVELY AFFECT YOUR MARRIAGE: Dr. Ray & Jean, couples therapy & relationship experts discuss the negative impact that infertility can have on a married couple & what couples struggling …

11: Surviving an Affair - Jim Vera

July 25th, 2019

56:59

JIM & VERA'S STORY: Dr. Ray & Jean, couples therapy & relationship experts, interview Jim & Vera about an affair that occurred in their marriage and how Couples Synergy helped them recover from the …

10: What if Your Partner Cheats?

July 22nd, 2019

30:50

HOW TO RECOVER FROM AN AFFAIR: Dr. Ray & Jean, couples therapy & relationship experts discuss infidelity and what each partner in the …

09: Care Feeding of a Relationship: Bob Deb

July 18th, 2019

1:24:15

BOB & DEB'S STORY: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Bob & Deb about the yellow flags, or warning signs, that occurred in their previous marriages and how they learned …

08: 3 Yellow Flags in Marriage

July 15th, 2019

26:55

3 WARNING SIGNS, OR "YELLOW FLAGS" IN A MARRIAGE: In Episode 8, Dr. Ray & Jean, couples therapy & relationship experts discuss 3 distinct warning signs, or "yellow flags" that can signify future problems in a …

07: Finding Love After Divorce - Cris Leslie

July 11th, 2019

1:17:12

CRIS & LESLIE'S STORY: Dr. Ray & Jean, couples therapy & relationships experts, interview Cris & Leslie about each of their previous divorces and how they were able to move past the pain and find a new …

06: Legalities of Divorce - Attorney Larry Manassa

July 8th, 2019

53:52

INTERVIEW W/ DIVORCE ATTORNEY LARRY MANASSA: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Larry Manassa with Manassa Law …

05: Divorce - An Opportunity for Growth

July 8th, 2019

30:39

WHAT CAN YOU LEARN FROM YOUR DIVORCE?: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean discuss the topic of divorce and offer advice they have from their experiences helping couples transition through …

04: Falling in Love Falling into Life - Julie Charlie

July 4th, 2019

1:13:46

JULIE & CHARLIE'S STORY OF LOVE, LIFE & BUSINESS: In Ep. 4, couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean interview Julie …

03: How Your Career Affects Your Relationships

July 4th, 2019

35:04

SOLO EARNER? DUAL INCOME? HOW YOUR CAREER AFFECTS YOUR RELATIONSHIP: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean discuss the different career structures within a relationship and the considerations …

02: 3 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Right Now

July 4th, 2019

28:54

RIGHT NOW DO 3 THINGS & IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIP: Couples therapy & relationships experts, Dr. Ray & Jean Kadkhodaian give their three tips that can immediately shift your relationship for the better.

1. Do …

01: What is Couples Synergy?

June 3rd, 2019

16:52

ALL ABOUT LOVE, MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIPS: Learn about relationships as we discuss topics such as communication, conflict, infertility, adoption, parenting, blended families, divorce, sex, infidelity, pornography, …

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