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Join host Jo Piazza as she delves into the hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring stories of couples of all kinds who’ve soldiered through unimaginable circumstances, and after the longest of days, still want to wake up next to one another in the morning.
||BONUS EPISODE: A New Kind of Cinderella Story||The actor Nico Tortorella plays a sexy heartthrob on the romantic comedy television show Younger. His real life love story with fitness star Bethany Meyers is so much more interesting. Bethany and Nico are both non-binary, queer and in a polyamorous mar||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||I Love You Buddy||Buddy Woodall is serving three life sentences for murder. In January he'll celebrate his 22nd wedding anniversary to his wife Kristy. When Buddy was sentenced he asked Kristy to divorce him, he begged her to divorce him. She refused. She says she will s||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||What the Cancer Stole||Carol is 25. Her husband John is 51. They got married when she was just 21 and had plans to travel, buy a house, start a family. Four months after their wedding John was diagnosed with stage four gastrointestinal cancer. Carol quit college and started w||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||He’s 25 years older||Natalie was in junior high when she first met Brandon. He was the father of one of her friends. Fast forward 15 years, Natalie and Brandon become a couple and they’re forced to consider how this might devastate their families and their entire lives. T||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||When a Democrat Meets a Republican (A Love Story)||What happens when a liberal falls in love with a conservative..... On the eve of this wildly contentious election day we wanted to bring you a short episode that proves love can cross the aisle. When Rick and Jeanne met in the seventies Jeanne was a lib||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Just Do The Next Right Thing||Ryan sold Brittany some bad heroin. Then they reconnected in rehab and it was love at...second sight. But both of them put their relationship ahead of their recovery. They imagined that doing drugs together would be the best high they'd ever had. So the||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||We're Both So Lucky||Kaitlyn Kiely hates it when people tell her that her fiancé Matt Wetherbee is so lucky to have her. "I'm lucky to have him," she says. Matt was in an accident just two days before he planned to propose. It left him completely paralyzed from the shoulde||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jerry||Most marriages don’t survive more than a few years after losing a child to violence. Fred and Maria Wright have had dark days since their son Jerry was murdered in the Pulse nightclub mass shooting in 2016. Two years later there are days when they sti||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Just Kids||Mickey was 15 and Matt was 17 when they had their first baby. A year later, they were married. They had two more kids, and then divorced in their early twenties. Then, three years later, they both ended up falling in love again...with each other.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||A Modern Southern Romance||Abbott fell for a woman the first time she tried online dating. She was Miss America. When Deidre walked down the aisle to marry Abbott 13 months later she would be the first Miss America in history to marry a woman.||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Don't Give Up Love||Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp got engaged in Tahiti before they set off to sail across the Pacific Ocean. Only one of them made it to land. This is a story of bravery and survival and a love than transcends life and death.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Shop Around the Corner||Every couple has a career fantasy. Emma Straub and her husband Mike made theirs happen when they opened their bookstore Books Are Magic. It has completely changed their marriage. This is how they made it happen.||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||We’re All In This Together||Mark’s lovely wife Giulia has been in the psych ward three times since they got married. You wouldn’t know it to look at her or to talk to her. This is a story about hope as much as it’s about the ways mental illness can shape and shift a marriage||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||You Are My Safe Place||The pastors Vanessa Brown and Twanna Gause met as choir girls when they were teenagers. Both of them considered marrying men they didn’t love just to make other people happy. It took 30 years for these two women to find their way back to each other.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||When Lightning Strikes Twice||When Nora’s husband died she had a plan. She’d date. But she wouldn’t fall in love again. She wouldn’t have another grand love story. Along came Matthew. Finding someone new was easy, figuring out how to make it all work...that was a lot harder.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||He Was the Brave One||When Nora found out her boyfriend Aaron had a brain tumor she told him they were getting married. They lived their lives like Aaron wasn’t dying. This is a story of how you love when you know the person you love won’t always be around.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Hope is a Dangerous Thing||Matt and Doree are on their fifth round of fertility treatments and they’re both wearing a little thin. Getting pregnant isn’t always easy, but no one ever talks about that. Matt and Doree do talk about it.||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Reformed by a Good Woman||Duke believes he was one of the most evil men on the planet. He was the co-leader of the largest Neo-Nazi organization in the world. Duke says that Catherine's love is what rescued him. Their story - and their marriage - is raw and powerful and romantic||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||I Just Want to See You Shine||Running for political office is a team sport. Your spouse is a critical part of the campaign whether they like it or not. Lauren Baer is running for Congress in Florida’s 18th district. Her wife Emily is the support system behind the scenes.||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||I Will Remember You||You May remember Gweneviere Mann from our second episode, Forget It. Shortly after we aired the episode Gwen was diagnosed with a rare and fast moving cancer.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||I Don't Own Him||How do you define a marriage when your job involves having sex with other people?||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tell My Wife I Love Her Very Much||Chris Hadfield and his incredible wife Helene are frank and honest about what it really takes to get a spouse into space.||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Toepick||Professional figure skaters Chris and Alexa Knierim shared the same dream when they fell in love and got married - get to the Olympics.....together.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Love Me Tender||When Maryanne and Tommy first got engaged people didn't want them to get married....didn't think it was right. They've defied the odds and been together for 28 years.||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Love at First Slight||Love is not a competition. Except sometimes it is. Susan and Dan are baseball reporters at rival newspapers competing for scoops and sources. Yet they still manage to kiss goodnight and drive each other to the airport.||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Man Under the Bush||Emmy wasn't looking for love when a homeless man asked her out on a date. She said yes and got so much more than she ever bargained for.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tell Me Everything||We all want answers. What happens when your wife has them all....because she's a psychic.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Forget It||A near-fatal brain injury, a stroke and amnesia turned Gwen and Yasir into one of the most interesting and accomplished couples you'll ever meet.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||We'll Figure It Out||On a perfect day in 2013, newlyweds Jessica and Patrick both lost their legs in the Boston marathon bombing. How do you build a marriage when you need to rebuild your entire life?||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Committed: Trailer||These are the hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring stories of couples of all kinds.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A refreshingly honest look into marriage and commitment - and what those things mean to different people. No two marriages are the same, but one thing is for certain...marriage ain’t easy! But Jo Piazza’s fascination with this age old institution leads to a behind the scenes look at the successes (and failures) that lead to a long-lasting marriage.
The stories, which feature people from all different walks of life, will be an inspiration to everyone, whether you are newly married, divorced, adoring singledom or have made it 50+years.
Can’t wait to hear more!
The preview pod definitely got my attention! It sounds like a hilarious, engaging, and original discussion of a complex topic. I can’t wait for the full pods to drop!
Jo knows marriage
I am so excited for this podcast! I’m a huge of Jo’s work and HOW TO BE MARRIED was so full of wisdom, insight, and humor—this is sure to be both entertaining and enlightening.