Jon talks to his daughter, Abby Jennings, about what he’s done wrong, and what he’s done right, as a husband and father. At almost 30 years of age, Abby is Jon’s oldest daughter and the Administrative Director for Growing Love Network. Abby has been married for over six years and is the mother of Jon’s first grandchild.
This episode is part 4 of a 4-part series called “How to Have Lifelong Love”. This episode should be listened to AFTER Episode 30 - The Relational Economics of Power Struggles - which is part 3. In this episode Jon R Anderson describes How intimacy happens, with or without sex, how we can like our spouse more, and how to communicate well through everything from conflict to having a date together.
This episode is part 3 of a 4-part series called “How to Have Lifelong Love”. This episode should be listened to AFTER Episode 29 - Key Elements of Lifelong Love - which is part 2. In this episode Jon R Anderson describes How attempting to avoid relational bankruptcy, as opposed to building relational wealth, makes marriage worse. He also shows us how we can solve every disagreement we have with our spouse, and, shows how compatibility is so often misunderstood.
This episode is part 2 of a 4-part series called “How to Have Lifelong Love”. This episode should be listened to AFTER Episode 28 - How We Fall in Love - which is part 1. In this episode Jon R Anderson identifies the common mindsets that prohibit lifelong love, and offers alternative mindsets that are crucial for a marriage to thrive and grow.
This episode is part 1 of a series called "How to Have Lifelong Love". Although married people may not think, by the title, that it applies to them, we strongly suggest you listen to it because it reveals much of what is important for couples who have been married for years and even decades. Also, it lays the foundation for what is discussed in the upcoming episodes to this series.
Jon R Anderson and his guest, Dr. Michael Smalley, discuss major pitfalls in dating and deciding on who to marry, and how to make better choices. Michael Smalley is the CEO of The Smalley Institute, one of the worlds most renowned centers for healing hurting marriages. He is also the author of several well-known books on relationships. Note: This is part 2 of a 2-series podcast. If you haven't yet listened to episode 26, you should hear it first.
Jon R Anderson and his guest, Dr. Michael Smalley, discuss what's important about how to date and how to know if she/he is the "One". Michael Smalley is the son of the late marriage expert and author, Dr. Gary Smalley. Michael is also the author of several books including: "Reignite Your Marriage in 2 Days", "The Surprising Way To A Stronger Marriage", "More Than A Match", and, "Don't Date Naked". He runs the Smalley Institute and is also the brother of Dr. Greg Smalley, another renowned marriage expert.
Guest, Debbie Boggs is a nationally recognized and awarded home stager (she's also one of Jon's siblings). She and Jon discuss how home design more profoundly influences marriage and relationships than most would realize.
Host of nationally syndicated radio show "New Life Live" and author, Steve Arterburn, talks with Jon R Anderson about the most frequent and troublesome marriage problems that are called in to his daily program.
Dr. Juli Slattery discusses how certain women's sexual issues are being overlooked because of cultural and religious stigmas, as well as men's roles in these issues.
Guest Dannah Gresh discusses core issues that drive feminine sexual desires (or dampen them). Drawing on research for her recent book "Pulling Back the Shades: Erotica, Intimacy and the Longings of a Woman's Heart", Dannah talks about how and why erotica such as "50 Shades of Gray" has become so popular, especially among women, and how we can address this phenomenon in a good way. Dannah is the founder of PureFreedom.org, an international speaker, and, the author of many top-selling books.
Alisa & Tony DiLorenzo are the hosts of "One Extraordinary Marriage", which is consistently in the top three of all marriage podcasts, internationally. With Jon R Anderson, they discuss their challenge to have sex for seven consecutive days, who it's for, when to try it, and, when not to try it. They are the authors of "7 Days of Sex Challenge" and "Connect Like You Did When You First Met". Alisa also hosts the Facebook Live program, "Going Deeper".
Jon R Anderson & Dr. Richard Beck discuss the stress, that can be placed on marriages and relationships, when partners have developed differing theologies or faith-walks, especially when one spouse is undergoing faith deconstruction/reconstruction. Richard Beck is a professor of psychology at Abilene Christian University. He is the author of several books including: "Reviving Old Scratch: Demons and The Devil for Doubters"; "The Slavery of Death"; "Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality", and; "The Authenticity of Faith: The Varieties and illusions of Religious Experience"
Jon R Anderson and his guest, Mark Abshier, discuss mindsets that keep couples from becoming one in their marriage.
Jon R Anderson and Mark Abshier discuss the merits of the ideas of "husband as head", submission in marriage, and, the power struggles that arise as a result.
Jon talks about his experiences with people who are attracted to the same sex, and the profound connection to his passion for working with marriages
Jon R Anderson and his guest, Tim Russo, discuss Tim's new book "Marriage Management".
Jon and his guest, Gabi Powell, discuss pros and cons of social media effects on marriage and relationships
If you're considering divorce, you won't want to miss this episode which explains, ahead of time, what you will eventually discover. This episode will help you avoid the disastrous pitfalls that most discover too late. This episode also helps explain how everyone falls in love.
Recorded November, 2016, for Pure Sex Radio, Jon Anderson and Jonathan Daugherty discuss hope for a better life when dealing with sexual struggles such as affairs and pornography.