Episode 14: When Breast Cancer Rocks Your World

In this episode, I chat with a lovely, insightful and courageous married woman named Samantha. Over a year ago, she was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer and was suddenly thrown into the medical world of testing, hospitals and chemo.

In this conversation, we talk about how her and her husband have dealt with this surprising turn of events in their marriage, how they have managed to continue to take care of their 3 small children and how she has mentally survived the ups and downs of the physical changes and recovery process.

Samantha is a joy to listen to and doesn’t shy away from telling it like it is but also is full of hope, inspiration and a down-to-earth rawness that I LOVE.

Enjoy! 

Episode 13: Household Management and Multiple Orgasms

In this episode I chat with Brittany, a busy mom of 4 who runs her own business and performs in local theatre.

She shares how her and her husband (who also has a full-time job and enjoys acting) have discovered how to run their household together with ease and joy.

The juiciest bit but be right at the end when she shares with us her tips for multiple orgasms! 

Episode 12: The Realities of Being a Highly Sensitive Person (and Married!)

In this episode, I chat with Bahiyyih- a married mom of two young kiddos and a “Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)”.

In this episode, Bahiyyih and I chat about how being an HSP has affected her life, marriage and sex life. We discuss the realities of being overwhelmed with the world most of the time and how her and her husband have navigated this extra challenge in their lives.

Stick around until the end to hear about what annoying behaviours she has that drive her husband crazy!

Wondering if you might be a Highly Sensitive Person? Take the quick and easy self-test: http://www.hsperson.com 

Episode 11: Healing from Infidelity: A Couple Shares Their Experience

In this episode, I speak with Wendy and Billy- a married couple of 17 years who have courageously decided to share their story of healing from infidelity with us in hopes that it makes those struggling with this not feel alone.

It’s very rare to have the opportunity to hear the story of an affair from both the husband and the wife and it was an incredible honour to witness their commitment and love for one another even in the midst of such a devastating challenge in their relationship.

If you are interested in the program we speak about in the episode, you can find more information here.

Episode 10: One Couple’s Journey Towards a Mutually Enjoyable Sex Life

This is a really special episode! It’s not only the FRIST couple interview that I’ve done but it’s also the candid, unscripted conversation AFTER the planned interview (that one will be released soon in a separate episode).

In this episode, I interview Stephen (Steve) and Lea- a genuine and sweet musical couple who are parents to a 6 month old son. 

They recently went through my program so we talk about everything sex in this episode- from questioning religious messages, learning about their bodies, recovering from porn to how they are starting to enjoy a new way of connecting in the bedroom.

I enjoyed every minute of this conversation and I hope you do too!

And if you’d like to hear how they make “sweet music” together, listen in on their Christmas CD that they created together: https://stephencollins.bandcamp.com/releases

Finally, if you are curious about the steps that they followed to turn their sex life around, I invite you to my free webinar, “The Real Reason Behind a Lack of Desire and the 6-Step Solution to Reconnecting Again.”

Register here: www.jannadentonhowes.com/webinar 

How Do Husbands React When Their Wives Make Bold Changes?

Today, I just did an interview with a woman who helps women in her community with weight loss and body image. We had a really great discussion, and one of the questions she asked kind of made me pause and think, so I thought I’d cover it in this week’s blog post.

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How to Deal With a Negative Spouse

Today’s topic is, as always… about my marriage – because my marriage provides a lot of things to think about when it comes to… well, marriage. Go figure. It’s a great laboratory for me to get good stories and to come up with ideas for these posts that I do for you guys every week.

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Story Time!

What My Husband Did That Completely Surprised Me

Today I just want to tell a story. Maybe you’ll get something out of it… and I hope you will!

The other day I was in a grumpy mood. It’s really grey and dreary here – I’m on the west coast of Canada – and it’s really affecting my mood (does that happen to you, or is it just me?), and my husband was an hour and a half late, so… you married ladies, you know what that’s like, when you’re trying to get dinner done and the kids and blah, and your husband is late and hasn’t called you.

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How to Stay Connected Through the Holidays

I’m going to talk about what to do before you go into having an experience with your family members, or people over at your home, or whatever you’re doing through the holidays. And what to do during, ’cause it can get a little challenging. And then after, how do you not break into a big fight, or whatever’s going to happen.

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Going Through a Tough Season in Your Marriage? This is For You.

I’m back! I was on vacation for three weeks (which turned into a month). I haven’t posted here in awhile and I thought, “Well, it’s about time.” What I am really into right now is talking about the purpose of marriage. Before we go further, this is for you if you are going through a tough season in your marriage, or you’re experiencing a test, or a moment of disconnection, or your spouse isn’t doing something that you want them to do, or it doesn’t look like they’re taking your marriage growth as seriously as you are. Maybe you’re feeling a little bit sorry for yourself. This is for you. This is for me. This is for everyone. This is not only for marriage relationships, but this is also for relationships in general.

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