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How NOT to Break Up with Dominic Cruz

Today we are chatting with Dominic Cruz, who is a breakup expert, on a mission to help young men and women recover from their breakup so they can be more at peace and be fulfilled to find hope and peace in their future relationships.

Today he is sharing his tops top ways to prevent your relationship from failing.

1.Getting to know each other- We are continually changing over time and it is important to be committed to getting to know each other as we evolve.  Dominic’s motto is “Always be learning and always be better than yesterday”. We can do this by constantly being curious and wanting to get to know our partner- regardless of how long you have been together.

2. Date Night- its so important. A few parameters for date night is its NOT a time to talk about stressful things like the kids, or careers, or problems in the relationship. It IS for fun! It is just a few hours one night a week that you can share your passions with your partner. If you miss it this week, you do it twice the next week. Protect the time you have together, have fun, be together and do not be stressed.

3. Have a vision and share your goals – plan for ‘we’. Don’t have the mindset of what makes “me” happy. Instead have it as what makes “us” happy.  When planning your life together you will find that you have different values. Make sure to share and learn each other’s values along the way. Don’t be afraid if they are different. We grow from challenges and they make our relationship stronger.

To learn more about Dominic and his mission you can find him on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PoppinDom7

His book 10 Simple Tips to Get Over Your Ex is available on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08DBPTNH6

How to Be Bold in Love with Jessica Frew

My guest today is my good friend, Jessica Frew, who is a wife, ex-wife, mom, and step-mom. We are talking about the challenges she has faced and how she has come out of them even stronger. She talks about her two marriages and how she, her husband and her ex started a podcast together called, Husband in Law. They discuss how they have created a healthy family and working relationship with each other and how they have chosen to show up for their daughter!

She talks about how to keep fighting even when life deals you a seemingly impossible hand, and how feeling love, respect and safety with your spouse can truly create that emotional and intimate connection we all long for. With this beautiful connection, couples are able to express themselves and be vulnerable and share those parts of themselves with each other that otherwise might feel uncomfortable.

In her practice, she helps women understand that they are worthy as they are and to stop selling themselves short. She talks about the importance of understanding your self worth and taking ownership of any situation you’re given in life to start showing up as the person you want to be. Once you understand this concept, it doesn’t matter what anyone else does or thinks! 

You can connect with Jessica on Facebook at @jessicafrew, Instagram at @husband_in_law or on her podcast, Husband in Law. 

Here is a free download that will help you identify those areas that you’re struggling: https://linktr.ee/theboldlogic.

How to Make Your Relationship Easy with Jennifer Lehr

In my conversations with Jennifer Lehr of WeConcile, we talk about why it’s important to understand your partner’s deepest feelings, needs, triggers and desires, how to make your relationship easy and how to rebuild trust after a betrayal.

You can find resources that Jennifer has created at: https://www.jenniferlehrmft.com/ or https://weconcile.com/.

Join us for a new series on Women’s Sexual Health starting next week.

Check out all of my FREE resources at: https://onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/home.

Understanding and Communicating Effectively About Finances with Leslie Tayne, Esq.

My guest today, Leslie Tayne, Esq. is an attorney who has helped hundreds of couples understand their finances and financial options. Her experiences in her own marriages gives her a unique perspective and understanding of the importance of communication and forgiveness in this area. It’s important to know the facts in order to make decisions that affect your life, relationship and bottom line. I would listen to this episode with a pen in hand.

If you have additional questions about anything we discussed in the episode, you can visit her website at taynelaw.com and subscribe to her monthly newsletter, where she sends out the latest financial news and tips to help better manage your money. You can also find her on Twitter @lesliehtayneesq and on LinkedIn.

You can also find Tayne Law Group on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @taynelawgroup. Additionally, you can call in at (866-890-7337) for a no-obligation phone consultation.

Register for the online, live webclass: How to Strengthen Your Connection During Quarantine without Getting Under Each Other’s Skin on Thursday, April 30th at 7 pm MST here: https://onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/masterclass.

Lowering the Bar and Laughing Through the Hard with Joanne Jarrett

Joanne Jarrett smiling in a pretty pink sweater

My guest today is a family physician, turned stay at home mama, turned podcaster and clothing designer. She has many talents, but my favorite is the ability to find humor in the everyday. She teaches women how to lower the bar for each other and share their foibles and most embarrassing moments to connect and create more joy.

Joanne believes that no matter what you are experiencing, you are not alone. Reach out to those who look like they feel how you feel and let them now that they are not alone either. I loved this episode and I know that you will too.

After you listen to this interview, please head over to her Fancy Free Podcast and listen to my interview with her about How To Raise Capable Kids. I share my most embarrassing and mom fails and reassure you if you are struggling with any phase of mom life, that you are definitely not alone. You can listen to that episode here: http://chtbl.com/track/52128E/traffic.libsyn.com/fancyfreepodcast/Monica_Tanner_S2_E37.mp3.

The best places to find Joanne are:

Her podcast website: http://fancyfreepodcast.com/

Her podcast Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/702414033519847/

Her podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fancyfreepodcast/

You can also check out her clothing line at: https://shelfieshoppe.com/ or her blog at: https://cozyclothesblog.com/