20 episodes

Rufus and Jenny Triplett, Ebony Magazine's Couple of the Year 2012, discuss tips in their best selling book, Surviving Marriage in the 21st Century - 13 Easy Tips That Can Help You Get to 20 Years and Beyond and everything around and in between that comes up in a relationship. It's a frank discussion, from almost 30 years of marriage experience and more than general rhetoric conversation. It's relatable experiences from the viewpoint of a man and woman, in their own humorous way, who committed to the institution of marriage at the young age of 21. Their episodes will help you get a true understanding of how you and your significant other can stay bonded in matrimony for decades and maybe even into the golden years. As troubled times arise in any marriage, these co-authors offer a guideline on how to apply a little duct tape and keep the wheels of happiness moving.

Surviving Marriage Podcast Rufus and Jenny Triplett

    • Relationships
    • 4.9, 16 Ratings

Rufus and Jenny Triplett, Ebony Magazine's Couple of the Year 2012, discuss tips in their best selling book, Surviving Marriage in the 21st Century - 13 Easy Tips That Can Help You Get to 20 Years and Beyond and everything around and in between that comes up in a relationship. It's a frank discussion, from almost 30 years of marriage experience and more than general rhetoric conversation. It's relatable experiences from the viewpoint of a man and woman, in their own humorous way, who committed to the institution of marriage at the young age of 21. Their episodes will help you get a true understanding of how you and your significant other can stay bonded in matrimony for decades and maybe even into the golden years. As troubled times arise in any marriage, these co-authors offer a guideline on how to apply a little duct tape and keep the wheels of happiness moving.

    #SurvivingMarriage – From Our Inboxes – Questions We Get Asked For Advice

    #SurvivingMarriage – From Our Inboxes – Questions We Get Asked For Advice

    #SurvivingMarriage - From Our Inboxes - Questions We Get Asked For Advice

    Ep 019 – Advice comes a dime a dozen. There's plenty of it all over the internet and social media. Most of it is not vetted. Some of it comes form people who don't personally care.



    Co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Triplett, husband and wife team, share several questions and situations that have come into their inboxes and emails. As a public couple, marriage educators and speakers that have helped 2000+ marriages, people that are seeking help normally reach out to them with their need for answers. Names are kept confidential and the help is the most sincere in nature. You can make an appointment HERE.



    As the podcast grows, you will start to see it more around social media. That all starts with you. Be sure to share and tell a friend. If you are married, engaged or single, this episode is for you. Also, the insightful Food for Thought segment addresses Don't Be So Quick To Judge. This is the nineteenth episode of the Surviving Marriage Podcast. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE. RATE. and REVIEW. Oh, and follow on social media and share with a friend. @survivingmarriage



    ANNOUNCEMENT - The Surviving Marriage Couples Card Game is now available! Pick it up HERE



    "99 Problems but a card game aint one!"



    Show Notes:



    0:00 - Teaser - Our inboxes stay lit...



    0:46 - Intro



    2:15 - Everybody loves advice





    3:56 - We take giving advice very seriously



    4:13 - Our DM's stay full





    5:30 - We listen twice and speak once





    7:16 - Marriage Situation #1



    8:29 - Your emergency does not require and instant response from us





    9:18 - Do not wait until you're at your wits end to seek help for your marriage





    12:21 - What is Viber?





    14:14 - Workplace Spouses





    16:35 - Marriage Situation #3





    19: 26 - Tell Rufus to call...



    22:34 - We do counseling before we do lawyering





    24:06 - Marriage Situation #4





    26:38 - Food for Thought - Don't Be So Quick To Judge





    28:05 - ANNOUNCEMENTS - Be Sure to Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review.



    28:09 - COVID 19 PSA



    29:37 - Ride Out...

    • 29 min
    #SurvivingMarriage – Surviving Marriage and the Coronavirus on Lockdown with Bae

    #SurvivingMarriage – Surviving Marriage and the Coronavirus on Lockdown with Bae

    #SurvivingMarriage - Surviving Marriage and the Coronavirus on Lockdown with Bae

    Ep 018 – What in the word happened to the world? Since the last episode, the world has been turned upside down with several restrictions due to the coronavirus.



    Co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Triplett, husband and wife team, tackle the topic of  being on lockdown with your mate. It's not every day that you anticipate having to spend every waking moment with the one you love, especially when you have been pretty much forced into the situation. So how do you survive? How far does the unconditional love that you pledged to happily ever after reach over 2 hours day after day after day? It will be tried and tested and there are tips to help you stay sane.



    As the podcast grows, you will start to see it more around social media. That all starts with you. Be sure to share and tell a friend. If you are married, engaged or single, this episode is for you. Also, the insightful Food for Thought segment addresses This Too Shall Pass. This is the eighteenth episode of the Surviving Marriage Podcast. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE. RATE. and REVIEW. Oh, and follow on social media and share with a friend. @survivingmarriage



    ANNOUNCEMENT - The Surviving Marriage Couples Card Game is now available! Pick it up HERE



    "99 Problems but a card game aint one!"



    Show Notes:



    0:00 - Teaser - locked up they won't let us out...



    0:43 - Intro



    1:31 - What had happened to the world?





    3:36 - Don't touch your face



    4:06 - Married = Cooties X2





    5:30 - We saw this coming





    7:11 - Think sensibly about what you would need to survive for two weeks



    8:00 - Staples are mainly carbs





    9:23 - 2020 will be remembered as the great toilet paper shortage





    12:24 - Struggling with new math and working from home





    14:00 - Tips to Survive Being on Lockdown with your Mate





    18:15 - Isolate your pets while working





    20: 54 - You spouse will get on your nerves



    22:11 - Tip #1 Agree to Disagree



    23:49 - Tip #2 Don't sweat the small stuff



    25:05 - Tip #3 Keep Outside Influences to a Minimum



    27:21 - Food for Thought - This Too Shall Pass





    29:05 - ANNOUNCEMENTS - Be Sure to Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review.



    30:26 - Ride Out...

    • 30 min
    #SurvivingMarriage – 6 Reasons to Attend Marriage Retreats

    #SurvivingMarriage – 6 Reasons to Attend Marriage Retreats

    #SurvivingMarriage - 6 Reasons to Attend Marriage Retreats

    Ep 017 – Where's there's a marriage in trouble, there's a marriage retreat. Where there's a marriage that needs a boost, there's a marriage retreat. Just google them.



    Co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Triplett, also  Marriage Lifestyle Experts, teach and speak at alot of marriage events. Just recently they spoke at a marriage retreat and decided to share the Top 6 reasons why couples should attend marriage retreats. They're not your typical reasons and you probably won't guess #1. But you can play along with the countdown and see what you think. You can also drop comments as to why you would or wouldn't attend a marriage retreat.



    As the podcast grows, you will start to see it more around social media. That all starts with you. Be sure to share and tell a friend. If you are married, engaged or single, this episode is for you. Also, the insightful Food for Thought segment addresses What's Good for The Goose. This is the seventeenth episode of the Surviving Marriage Podcast. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE. RATE. and REVIEW. Oh, and follow on social media and share with a friend. @survivingmarriage



    ANNOUNCEMENT - The Surviving Marriage Couples Card Game is now available! Pick it up HERE



    "99 Problems but a card game aint one!"



    Show Notes:



    0:00 - Teaser - why go to a marriage retreat...



    0:53 - Intro



    1:48 - Branded Together - Rufus & Jenny





    3:39 - Breeding dissension



    5:14 - Women rather take advice from a man





    6:41 - Men with large platforms pandering to women





    7:28 - Marriage Retreats and the purpose to attend them



    8:00 - #6 Reason to attend a Marriage Retreat





    10:23 - #5 Reason to attend a Marriage Retreat



    12:28 - #4 Reason to attend a Marriage Retreat



    14:33 - #3 Reason to attend a Marriage Retreat



    17:13 - #2 Reason to attend a Marriage Retreat



    19:21 - #1 Reason to attend a Marriage Retreat



    21:36 - Food for Thought - What's Good for the Goose is Not Always Good for the Gander





    24:40 - ANNOUNCEMENTS - Be Sure to Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review.



    26:18 - Ride Out...

    • 26 min
    #SurvivingMarriage – Marriage & Business with Jay and Ernestine Morrison

    #SurvivingMarriage – Marriage & Business with Jay and Ernestine Morrison

    #SurvivingMarriage - Marriage & Business with Jay and Ernestine Morrison

    Ep 016 – Getting into the couples groove and spotlighting couples that are doing fabulous things, together, is mostly what this podcast is all about.



    Co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Triplett, were invited to the grand opening of the Legacy Center, a project envisioned by newlyweds, Jay and Ernestine Morrison, has put a plan into play to help with creating generational wealth for Black families. The Legacy Center, also  known as the Black House, is the combined efforts of community partners that invested in the Tulsa Real Estate Fund, the only African-American Crowdfund.



    As the podcast grows, you will start to see it more around social media. That all starts with you. Be sure to share and tell a friend. If you are married, divorced, engaged or single and seeking, this episode is for you. Also, the insightful Food for Thought segment addresses Legacy. This is the sixteenth episode of the Surviving Marriage Podcast. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE. RATE. and REVIEW. Oh, and follow on social media and share with a friend. @survivingmarriage



    ANNOUNCEMENT - The Surviving Marriage Couples Card Game is now available! Pick it up HERE



    "99 Problems but a card game aint one!"



    Show Notes:



    0:00 - Teaser - thinking about legacy...



    0:46 - Intro



    1:48 - The Legacy Center





    3:25 - What will someone get from your legacy



    4:40 - It's better to be prepared for death than have folks fighting at the funeral





    6:09 - Jay & Ernestine Morrison - Introduction





    7:22 - How this passion & purpose came to be



    9:24 - "who got the threads"





    10:12 - Feminism





    12:27 - No defined gender roles



    13:07 - Keeping Up With The Morrisons





    15:25 - Repairing the whole home





    16:59 - Getting families to do a Will



    18:35 - Breaking Generational Curses vs Generational Wealth





    20:46 - Black Creatives





    22:46 - The Morrisons at home



    24:12 - Follow The Morrisons - @mrjaymorrison @mrsernestinemorrison





    24:48 - Tulsa Real Estate Fund - www.tulsarealestatefund.com





    25:17 - Food for Thought - You Can Never Take Away Legacy





    27:33 - ANNOUNCEMENTS - Be Sure to Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review.



    28:58 - Ride Out...



    SIDE NOTE -  We are coming to Philly! Click Here for Tix!

    • 29 min
    #SurvivingMarriage – Paris, Goal Setting & National Divorce Day

    #SurvivingMarriage – Paris, Goal Setting & National Divorce Day

    #SurvivingMarriage - Paris, Goal Setting & National Divorce Day

    Ep 015 – Back for the first episode in #2020 but still cranking out episodes for Season 2. Talking about fun stuff like Paris and not so fun stuff like divorce.



    Co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Triplett, are back from an international speaking engagement at an academic conference in Paris.They share their travel experience as well as how to set goals in your marriage for the new year. And there's something that may not be well know to the masses, National Divorce Day, but it is a thing. Yes, laaawd, it's a thing. Hear what they have to say about it.



    As the podcast grows, you will start to see it more around social media. That all starts with you. Be sure to share and tell a friend. If you are married, divorced, engaged or single and seeking, this episode is for you. Also, the insightful Food for Thought segment addresses "National Divorce Day." This is the fifteenth episode of the Surviving Marriage Podcast. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE. RATE. and REVIEW. Oh, and follow on social media and share with a friend. @survivingmarriage



    ANNOUNCEMENT - The Surviving Marriage Couples Card Game is now available! Pick it up HERE



    "99 Problems but a card game aint one!"



    Show Notes:



    0:00 - Teaser - what about dem goals...



    0:54 - Intro



    2:51 - Get your business in order





    3:26 - We teach Business 101



    3:55 - Set you business up right and get business right away





    5:16 - Roadside Assistance is a trillion dollar industry





    6:03 - International Speakers



    6:58 - Surviving International Travel



    8:00 - Paris was awesome!





    10:53 - Dr. Rufus & Dr. Jenny



    12:51 - Paris is romantic for couples





    13:29 - Goal Setting (for couples)





    15:04 - Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance



    15:40 - Four Areas in which to Goal Set





    16:21 - Hopes, Dreams & Aspirations





    17:29 - Personal Development



    18:55 - Money Hustle





    21:39 - Anniversary Celebrations





    24:53 - Food for Thought - National Divorce Day





    27:56 - ANNOUNCEMENTS - Be Sure to Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review.



    28:49 - We are coming to Philly! Click Here for Tix!





    29:51 - Ride Out...

    • 30 min
    #SurvivingMarriage – Surviving a Long Distance Relationship – 80’s vs 21st Century

    #SurvivingMarriage – Surviving a Long Distance Relationship – 80’s vs 21st Century

    #SurvivingMarriage - Surviving a Long Distance Relationship - 80's vs 21st Century

    Ep 014 – Yes, we all must agree that things have changed. And there's nothing wrong with change as we progress in this world, it's just a part of life. If your;re not changing, your not growing. But, some old school things will forever be the best.



    Co-hosts Rufus and Jenny Triplett, talk about surviving long distance relationships and tell a few stories from their own experiences from when they had to communicate from a distance. Whether you are a spouse that travels for work or you are in a relationship with someone that is away at school or in the military, it can be challenging. Fortunately the 21st Century adds a few things to make it easier to stay connected.



    As the podcast grows, you will start to see it more around social media. That all starts with you. Be sure to share and tell a friend. If you are married, divorced, engaged or single and seeking, this episode is for you. Also, the insightful Food for Thought segment addresses "Who Hurt You." This is the fourteenth episode of the Surviving Marriage Podcast. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE. RATE. and REVIEW. Oh, and follow on social media and share with a friend. @survivingmarriage



    ANNOUNCEMENT - The Surviving Marriage Couples Card Game is now available! Pick it up HERE



    "99 Problems but a card game aint one!"



    Show Notes:



    0:00 - Teaser -  You can meet me by railway...



    0:35 - Intro



    2:38 - Surviving a Long Distance Relationship





    3:00 - Where have we been?



    3:49 - One Cool Thing





    4:18 - Black Creatives





    5:29 - Nocturnal creatures



    7:57 - Surviving Long Distance



    8:52 - Long distance relationships are possible





    9:29 - One of the biggest differences was communication



    11:18 - High Phone Bills





    13:02 - Cellphone communication





    14:16 - What you should be talking about during times you're distant



    16:38 - Connect on a spiritual level





    17:21 - Don't spend your whole time away talking about your relationship





    18:43 - Tune into the little things



    20:18 - Accessiblity



    23:10 - Continue to strengthen your relationship





    23:59 - Food for Thought - Who Hurt You





    27:56 - ANNOUNCEMENTS - Be Sure to Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review.



    29:05 - Surviving Marriage Couples Game



    29:46 - Ride Out...

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Gigibleu ,

RAW AND LOVING WISDOM!

My husband and I are so excited about this! Thanks for sharing your knowledge and gifts!!!

ttrrrsr ,

On the Straight Path

Y’all keep doing what y’all do. This is refreshing.

DDJ006 ,

Loyal Listener

I love this podcast and this couple. They’re so real and funny. Good advice too.

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