First Year Marriage Show: Marriage Advice | Newlyweds | Engaged Couples | Relationships
By Marcus and Ashley Kusi: Marriage Coaches for Newlyweds
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Newlyweds, lets be honest, the first year of marriage can be a very challenging year. But if it is seen as a transitional year, you can use it to build a strong foundation for your marriage and relationship. This podcast is dedicated to newlyweds and couples in their first few years of marriage. Even if you are past your first few years of marriage, engaged, in a relationship, or simply interested in marriage, you will learn something new with this podcast. Marcus and Ashley will be sharing marriage tips to help newlyweds build a strong foundation for their marriage. We will also have conversations with great married couples who will share experiences from their first year of marriage; the struggles, problems they encountered, how to communicate, resolve conflicts, adjust with each other and married life, lessons, marriage advice for newlyweds, and tips on how to survive the first few years of marriage. The awesome First Year Marriage stories shared on this podcast will help newlyweds navigate their first few years of marriage while building a strong foundation for a happy, healthy, and lasting marriage. Visit www.firstyearmarriage.com for all the show notes, articles, free resources, and updates. To submit a question, feedback, suggestion, or be a future guest(s), kindly send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Follow us on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/ourpeacefulfamily Enjoy your marriage, enjoy your life! PS. We will truly appreciate it if you leave us a 5-star rating and review on iTunes.
||Clean040 Dealing With Health Issues In Our Marriage||In today’s episode, we give an update about health issues we are going through right now. How it has impacted our marriage, life, and family. Plus what you can learn from our health struggles to apply in your marriage.||6/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean039 New Marriage, New Culture with Alison Chrun||Welcome back! Alison Chrun from California is our guest for today. Alison has been married for 8 and a half years, is a mom to two boys, and presently pursuing her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.||9/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean038 Honeymooning Through all 50 States with Heath and Alyssa Padgett||Heath and Alyssa Padgett are our guests for this episode. They have been married for 1 year and 1 month. Heath and Alyssa live in an RV, and spent their first year of marriage traveling for 200 days across the lower 48 states of America.||8/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean037 Creating Laughter and Meaningful Conversations with Tanja Pajevic||Tanja Pajevic is our guest for this week. She has been married for 10 years, lives in Boulder Colorado with her husband and their two sons. Tanja is a former Fulbright Fellow to Slovenia, writer and consultant.||8/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean036 Should You Combine Your Finances?… with Jason Pockrandt||In today’s episode, Jason Pockrandt share’s his first year of marriage story. Jason has been married for 2 years, is the father to a beautiful girl, and lives in Bay City, Michigan. He is a Speaker, Life Coach of Live To Give,||7/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean035 After our Move…||It’s been a while since we released a new episode. Our move to a new city coupled with Marcus’s new job has kept us very busy for the past month. If you have moved before with kids under 3 years of age, you know its not as easy as moving to a new||7/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean034 Choosing A Theme for Your Family with Ashley Kusi||How will you describe your family in one word? In this week’s episode, Ashley shares one of the important things that has helped us enormously in our marriage. It’s called a Family Theme. And due to us choosing one for our family,||5/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean033 Honest and Hard Conversations with Paul Angone||This week, Paul Angone is our guest. He has been married for 7 years, has two daughters, and lives in San Diego, California. Paul is the author of All Groan Up: Searching for Self, Faith, and a Freaking Job,||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean032: 20 Lessons From Our First Year with Ashley Kusi||In this week’s episode, Ashley shares 20 marriage lessons we learned from our First Year. It’s based on one of our popular blog posts. You can read the post by clicking here. How to listen to this episode Click on the Play button below: You can also||4/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean031 Walking Through Sex Addiction with Jon and Jema Anderson||Living in an RV is not easy, and that’s what our guests for this week, Jon and Jema Anderson do every day. Jon and Jema have been married for over 20 years, live and work full time in an RV, and have 4 kids.||4/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean030 Standing Up for Your Spouse with Alex Barker||Alex Barker from Michigan is our guest for this week. He has been married for 5 years and has two children. Alex is a pharmacist by profession, an online business coach part-time, and former host of the well known Leadership Dojo podcast.||4/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit029 Getting Out of Student Loans with Mike and Monica Louie||This week’s episode features Mike and Monica Louie’s First Year Story. Mike and Monica live in Vancouver, Washington, have two energetic kids, and have been married for five and a half years. Mike is a law enforcement officer and Monica blogs at||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit028 Creating Open Lines of Communication with Megan Claire||Megan Claire is our guest for this week. Megan is a travel blogger who blogs at Mapping Megan and calls the world home. She has been married for 2 years, enjoys traveling around the world with her husband Mike.||3/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean027 How to Compromise on Different Belief Systems with Amanda Snodgrass||Amanda Snodgrass is our guest for this week. She has been married for 15 years, is a mom to 3 children, and works in the medical field. Amanda lives in Kentucky and blogs online at Post Traumatic Wife. Her blog is dedicated to helping wives and famil||3/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean026 Fitting Your Work Life Into Your Family With Josh and Erin Bender||Our guests for this week are Josh and Erin Bender from Australia. Josh and Erin have been married for 13 years, have 2 kids and have been travelling around the world since 2012. Together they provide excellent global travel information and resources to.||3/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025 Why Listening to Your Spouse is Important with Jesse Foster||Our guest for this week is Jesse Forster. Jesse lives in Kazakstan, has been married for 4 years and has two children. He is the host of Father Nation podcast, a podcast dedicated to helping fathers become great parents.||3/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024: 7 Simple Steps for Effective Communication in Marriage||In today’s episode, Ashley shares the audio version of Chapter 7: 7 Simple Steps for Getting Started, of our new eBook on Communication in Marriage. You can get a copy of the book by clicking the link below.||2/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023 Annual Love Contract With Warren and Betsy Talbot||Our guests for this week are Warren and Betsy Talbot. Warren and Betsy have been married for more than 10 years, live in Spain and co-host the popular marriage podcast, Married With Luggage. They also enjoy showing couples what they have learned about||2/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022 Importance Of Learning Your Spouse’s Love Language With Ryan and Cassie Celestain||Our guests for this week are Ryan and Cassie Celestain from the popular lifestyle blog True Agape. They help couples build endurance for their marriages and families. Ryan and Cassie have been married for 4 years; have an 7-month-old baby girl,||2/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021 How To Carve Out Time For Your Marriage With Justin Ricklefs||Our guest for this week is Justin Ricklefs. Justin has been married to his beautiful wife Brooke for 12 years, have 5 children, and live in Kansas City, Missouri. Justin works as a Sales Executive with a technology company and loves photography.||2/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020 Benefits Of Premarital Counseling With Paul And Courtney Burton||Our guests for this week are Paul and Courtney Burton. Paul and Courtney have been married a year and a half and live in Lynchburg, Virginia. Paul is Applications Developer, and Courtney is stay at home wife.||1/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 How To Communicate Your Feelings With Mark And Marie Oates||Our guests for this week are Mark and Marie Oates. Mark and Marie have been married for over 6 years, have a son, and live in Nashville, Tennessee. They love helping couples untangle the messy parts of their relationship at Nashville Marriage Studios!||1/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 Learning To Compromise With Kimberly Erskine||Our guest for this week is Kimberly Esrkine. Kimberly has been married for more than 3 years and lives in Montana. She is a Nukes Air Force Officer, and one of the Divas at Dating Divas. Description of First Year in one or two words Amazing and d||1/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 Dealing With Little Annoyances Before They Build Up With Roger Whitney||Our guest for this week is Roger Whitney. Roger has been married for over 24 years to his wonderful wife Shauna, have 2 children, and live in Forth Worth, Texas. Roger helps individuals and couples plan well, and invest wisely for retirement.||1/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 Investing In Your Marriage With Jim and Teresa Adams||In this weeks episode, our guests are Jim and Teresa Adams. In this week’s episode, our guests are Jim and Teresa Adams. Jim and Teresa have been married for more than 29 years, have 4 children, and live in Jackson, Mississipi.||12/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 Emergency Mode, Our First Year Story||In this week’s episode, we share our first year of marriage story. Description of First Year in one or two words Emergency mode. Some of the topics we discussed are: 1. Marcus facing deportation, and the financial difficulties that we went throug||12/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit014 Miscarriage & Long Distance Marriage With Antonio Gerenini And Francesca Di Meglio||In this week’s episode, our guests are Antonio Gerenini and Francesca Di Meglio. They have been married for more than 6 years and have a loving 3-year-old son. Antonio is Receptionist a well respected Hotel in Italy,||12/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 Facing An Undiagnosed Sickness With Brandon And Ashley LaMar||In this week’s episode, our guests are Brandon and Ashley LaMar. Brandon and Ashley have been married for more than 3 years and live in Atlanta, Georgia. Brandon is a college student majoring in Criminology. Ashley is a technical writer by profession||12/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit012 Perks Of Marriage… Sex, With Kevin And Cetelia Bullard||In this week’s episode, Kevin and Cetelia Bullard are our featured guests. Kevin and Cetelia have been married for 14 years, have 3 wonderful kids, and live in McKinney, Texas. Kevin is the President of Marriage Works! Inc.||12/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 Choosing Your Spouse Over Others With Philip and Loretta Devine||In this week’s episode, Philip and Loretta Devine share their first year of marriage story. Philip and Loretta have been married for about 7 years, have 3 beautiful children, and live in Louisville, Kentucky. Philip is a former marine, speaker,||11/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 How To Manage Finances And Marriage Expectations With Leslie Samuel||In this week’s episode, Leslie Samuel from Become A Blogger shares his first year of marriage story. Leslie is a blogger who loves playing piano and believes in changing the world one blog at a time. He has been married for over 8 years to his beauti||11/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 How To Survive Foreclosure With Derek And Carrie Olsen||In today’s episode, Derek and Carrie Olson share their First Year Marriage story. They have been married for more than 3 years, have a daughter who rocks their world, and live in Kansas City, Missouri. Together,||11/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 How To Overcome Insecurities In Marriage With Kimanzi And Tanya Constable||In this week’s episode, Kimanzi and Tanya Constable share their first year of marriage story. Kimanzi and Tanya have been married for over 15 years, have three energetic children, and live in Maui, Hawaii. Kimanzi is an author, speaker,||11/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 How To Make Extra Money On The Side With Dustin Riechmann||In this week’s episode, Dustin Riechmann share’s his first year of marriage story. He has been married to Bethany for over 13 years, has 3 children, and lives in Saint Louis, Missouri. He blogs regularly at Engaged Marriage and focuses on helping||10/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 How To Unite and Overcome Struggles With Steve and Beth Tessler||In today’s episode, Steve and Beth Tessler share their first year of marriage story. Steve is a mail handler and retired Navy personnel, and Beth is a surgical coordinator. They have been married for over 19 years, have 2 kids,||10/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 How To Resolve Sexual Intimacy Differences With Jackie and Stephana Bledsoe||In today’s episode, Jackie and Stephana Bledsoe share their first year of marriage story. They have been married for more than 13 years, have 3 beautiful kids, and live in Indianapolis. Jackie is the speaker, writer,||10/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 How To Adjust To Married Life With Marcus and Ashley||As a newlywed, adjusting to married life and to each other will not be easy, but its necessary for your marriage to succeed. In this episode, we share tips on how to adjust to married life, and some of the adjustments we had to make during our first ye.||10/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 Take Action In Your Marriage With Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo||In this episode, Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo share their first year of marriage story. They have been married for more than 18 years, have 2 beautiful kids, and live in San Diego California. Together, they help married couples to be intentional about th||10/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 How To Use Personal Accountability To Become A Better Spouse With Nick Pavlidis||In today’s episode, Nick Pavlidis shared his first year marriage experience with us. Nick is a writer, speaker, coach, and a lawyer. He has been married for over 6 years to a very patient woman and has two great kids.||10/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 Introduction For The Podcast||Welcome to the first episode of the First Year Marriage Show. In this episode, we share a brief description of the podcast and the reason why we decided to start this podcast. Listen and let us know your thoughts, comments, and feedback.||10/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Wow, lots of insights for all married couples.
I love this podcast, and have been learning from the couples that have been interviewed. You do not want to miss any of the episodes, especially if you are a newlywed. Fun, exciting, and lots of marriage advice for couples!
Awesome show for a great marriage!
This is a great podcast. Marcus and Ashley really know their stuff and do a great job of delivering that to you in an entertaining and actionable way. Great guests as well!
This podcast is much needed and very informative. I love listening to the different couples sharing their stories and lessons they learned. I learn something new each episode!
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