Married Not Dead
By Westbound Media Group
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Married Not Dead is a fun, conversational approach to the daily challenges and stressors of married life (with children). Hosted by husbands and fathers; Chris Barkley, Nicholas Buggs, Brian Comer, and Jason McConnell, we share tips on how to best address the balancing act of marriage, fatherhood, and career goals. Podcasts are updated every two weeks. Listeners can find show notes at www.marriednotdead.org.
||ExplicitEp. 43 - (Best of MND Re-release) ESFJ (How Understanding Your Partner's Personality Can Improve Communication)||**Best of MND rereleased episode** The boys are out this week, enjoy this audience and host favorite episode. We will be back with new episodes on Tuesday 1/16. - MND Crew. Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we are down one man as Brian recovers...||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 48 - What We Learned - Our 2017 Wrap-Up Show||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we reflect on our conversations over the past year and pull out the best lessons we've learned, the best art we've enjoyed from any medium, and question whether year one of Donald Trump's presidency was better or...||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 47 - Let me Say What I'm Going to Say!||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we go deep on the Keaton Jones bullying video that went viral on Twitter and Facebook and discover the differences in our takes on the video and the externalities. We ask the following questions: Can a kid be a...||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 46 - Are You Meeting Expectations Too Often?||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we have some fun trading a few stories about our past and discussing the role(s) expectations play when shopping for Christmas presents (or any present for that matter). From there we move on to our primary topic...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 45 - Big Little Lies||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we discuss the newly emerging power of the Social Media Warrior and the dangers and ease of groupthink on Twitter and other social media platforms. From there, we circle back to our topic series, 'Priorities and...||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 44 - Toolkits for Knowing Yourself and Spouse + Things We Are Not Thankful for This Thanksgiving||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we sit down with special guest and marriage expert, Randal Barkley as we put a bow on this month's topic, Do You Even Know Me? As a follow-up to last week's conversation, we explore the value of adding...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 42 - Are You a Hero Dad?||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we are down one man as Nick recovers from a 500-Year cold. No worries though, as the three of us had a blast all the same. Following this month's theme, 'Do You Even Know Me', we invent a Husband Draft and discuss what...||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 41 - MND Podcast: A Year In Review||Hello MND'ers! We crossed our one-year anniversary (crazy, right?) and to celebrate we picked our favorite conversations from the past year and mashed them all up into one delectable episode for your listening enjoyment. It was hard to choose, but we...||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 40 - The 2017 Halloween Special! Despicable Stories of Questionable Truth||Hello MND'ers! This conversation is our annual Halloween Special, and as usual, we have a ton of fun trading ghost stories and comparing how we do the day. We also discuss the following pressing Halloween related questions: What is the one thing...||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 39 - The Sadness Tank and Press Release Culture||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we question the nature of the current zeitgeist and follow-up on our monthly topic, 'What Is a Man To Do?' by chatting about the issues and questions below: 1.) With the recent sexual assault and...||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 38 - The Muted Male - How Should Society Adjust to Changing Leadership Roles in Culture and Households?||Hello MND'ers! In this episode, we grab principle, personal philosophy, and debate by the horns as we go in-depth on the following topics and questions: 1.) The Art of Manipulation Is there feminine or masculine traits for manipulation? 2.) Is...||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 37 - How Do You Explain Senseless Violence to Your Family?||Hello, MND'ers! In this lively episode, we continue on this month's theme, 'What Is a Man To Do?', by asking the question in the context of recent atrocities, including the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Topics include: Las Vegas...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 36 - What Is A Man To Do?||Episode #036 - What Is A Man To Do? Hello MND'ers! This month's podcast episodes are all about the changing trends nationally (and perhaps globally) around traditional norms and roles for men. In this episode, the MND Crew posits the...||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 35 - Do You Lack Time or Discipline?||Episode #035 - Do You Lack Time or Discipline? Hello, MND Tribe! In this episode, we wrap-up this month's series topic, 'Balancing Parenthood and Marriage' by providing our most salient takeaways from the month's conversation. Nick and...||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 34 - If Your Relationship Were A Movie, Would You Want Your Kids to See It?||Ep. 34 - If Your Relationship Were A Movie, Would You Want Your Kids to See It? Good Day, MND Tribe! This episode is the third installment of this month's series topic, 'Balancing Parenthood and Marriage.' In this wide-ranging...||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 33 - What's #1 In Your Life? (It's Probably Not What You Think) - Balancing Parenthood and Marriage||Episode #033 - What's #1 In Your Life? It Probably Isn't What You Think - Balancing Parenthood and Marriage - MND Relationship Series Hello MND Tribe! We are excited to bring you the second edition of this month's series topic,...||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 32 - Learning to Say, "No," So That You Can Say, "Yes" - Balancing Parenthood and Marriage - MND Relationship Series||Hello, MND'ers! Have you ever had to pick between playing ball with your son, spending time with your daughter, or cooking dinner for your partner? If so, this is the episode for you. We cover some of the strategies, habits, and tools we use to try to..||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 31: Shared Goals Wrap-Up (Racism Isn't a Good Shared Goal)||In this episode, we try to make sense of the current surge in racial tensions nationally (and fail) and summarize our take aways from this month's MND Relationship Series topic, Shared Goals. Week 1: Kids Activities Week 2: Health...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 30: MND Relationship Series: Shared Goals - Money||Did you go to Jarred?||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 29: MND Relationship Series: Shared Goals - Health||In this episode, Chris reflects on how the MND crew has changed over the years and then we jump right into this week's topic, Shared Goals around health. At times specific, at times broad, we share stories and strategies about how to create and...||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 28: Modern Relationship Series: August - Shared Goals - How to Create Shared Goals Around Your Kid's Activities||The MND Crew is excited to share with you the Modern Relationship Series, a monthly topic that we announce in advance on social media (@_marriednotdead) and break into four weeks/four episodes. The series topic for August is Shared Goals, and this...||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 27: You Want Three Kids? Set Aside a Cool Million||In this episode, the crew asks the question, "How expensive is it to raise kids?" If you're thinking less than an $1 million, you're thinking too small. We discuss bullying and a woman's role in moving society past using the word Gay as an insult. We...||8/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp: 26: The Ballad of the Husband: Our Wives Most Annoying Habits and Planning To Keep Your Spouse in Love with You||In this episode, we debate on whether or not R.Kelly's sex cult is legal and why parents drop off their daughters to a known Butt Diddler (we explain). We question the sanity behind asking our wives to make small behavioral changes. For example,...||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 25: Marriage Double-Jeopardy and Avoiding the Friday Trap||This week, the crew ponders how much drinking is too much drinking, how long should we mourn our wives or our failed relationships, and should we champion our children's step-parents. Other topics include: Jason discussing how to be thrown out of a...||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp.24: Are You Growing in Your Marriage or Is Your Marriage Growing on You?||In this episode, the crew is one man down (Jason), but Brian, Chris, and Nick keep the convo lively. We talk about whether or not this moment is the best time of our lives (and if so, would we want to go 'Groundhog Day' in our lives), are we growing...||7/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 22: The New Influencers: Katy and Kylie & Bill Maher's Teachable Moment||In this episode, we chat about the surprises on the Forbes 100 list, Ice Cube's condemnation of Bill Maher, and we ask ourselves in what ways did our dad's support us that we couldn't understand until we were dad's ourselves. This week's episode is...||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp.21: Are You There Alexa? It's Me, Siri.||In this episode, we share war stories about Apple Siri, Amazon Echo (Alexa), and Xbox Kinect, debate the best way to get our wives to send us "adult selfies," get unruly about the best ways to celebrate Father's Day, and broach the subject...||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp.20: The Age of Social Outrage: Critiquing Wonder Woman & Putting an End to the 'N' Word||In this episode, the crew debates about what age one should transition to slacks and penny loafers, why we aren't allowed to criticize the new Wonder Woman film, how dad's should speak to their sons about the fairer sex in 2017, and Bill Maher's use...||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Take notes and laugh!
These guys dish out what its like to be in a family, and some of us including myself are not at that point just yet. However, it doesnt stop you from learning a little information about what life is all about while laughing along the way with these great hosts who share a chemistry amongst each. It really feels like youre just one of the guys! Great work!
So much fun
Love the stories, excellent preparation for those who have not yet taken the plunge, rings so true to those who have
Great new show.
Great show. Really starts to pick up steam after episode 7.
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