511 episodes

A podcast dedicated to undressing the truth about sex, intimacy and lifelong love. The concerns and questions most couples have in marriage often go unspoken, until now. Hosts Dave and Ashley Willis bring wisdom, vulnerability, and humor to even the toughest marriage topics. Together, they reach millions of couples through their social media, books, videos, articles, and XO live events. They have four sons and live in Evans, GA.

The Naked Marriage with Dave & Ashley Willis XO Podcast Network

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 2.7K Ratings

A podcast dedicated to undressing the truth about sex, intimacy and lifelong love. The concerns and questions most couples have in marriage often go unspoken, until now. Hosts Dave and Ashley Willis bring wisdom, vulnerability, and humor to even the toughest marriage topics. Together, they reach millions of couples through their social media, books, videos, articles, and XO live events. They have four sons and live in Evans, GA.

    Is Your Sexual Baggage Affecting Your Marriage? // Hump Day Q&A

    Is Your Sexual Baggage Affecting Your Marriage? // Hump Day Q&A

    Welcome back to our favorite day of the week, HUMP DAY Q&A!!
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    • 7 min
    Sexual Healing: Finding Joy in Intimacy Again

    Sexual Healing: Finding Joy in Intimacy Again

    Welcome back to the Naked Marriage Podcast! In this episode, we'll dive into the sensitive topic of painful sex in marriage. were exploring various causes, including vaginismus, allergies to condoms or lubricants, mental blocks, and menopause. Emphasizing the importance of seeking solutions and avoiding blame, we encourage listeners to consult doctors, and therapists, and conduct their own research. We also remind couples that intimacy can still thrive through other forms, even if intercourse isn't possible. Tune in for valuable insights and heartfelt advice on navigating this challenging issue together.
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    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction to the Topic of Painful Sex
    01:20 Causes of Painful Sex: Vaginismus and Allergies
    03:15 Challenges of Waiting for Sex Until Marriage
    07:02 Supporting and Believing Each Other
    08:01 Finding Solutions and Not Settling for Discomfort
    09:25 Finding Intimacy and Growth During Difficult Times
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    • 14 min
    How Do We Balance Our Family vs. Extended Family? // Hump Day Q&A

    How Do We Balance Our Family vs. Extended Family? // Hump Day Q&A

    Welcome back to our favorite day of the week, HUMP DAY Q&A!!
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    • 7 min
    Unapologetic Love

    Unapologetic Love

    Welcome back to the Naked Marriage Podcast with Dave and Ashley Willis. In this episode, Dave and Ashley delve into why it’s crucial for married couples to be recognized as such in public. They share heartfelt anecdotes and tips on how to never come off as single when you’re out and about, emphasizing proactive measures like wearing wedding rings, sharing photos of your spouse, and frequently discussing your marriage openly. They explore the subtle risks involved with seemingly innocent flirting and stress the importance of transparency with your spouse. Wrapping up the episode, Dave and Ashley challenge listeners to keep regular date nights and integrate their spouses fully into their lives to safeguard their unions.
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    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction and Importance of Being Publicly Known as a Married Couple
    08:21 The Significance of Wedding Rings and Public Displays of Affection
    13:05 The Dangers of Flirting Through Laughter
    27:45 Prioritizing Date Nights and Making Your Spouse a Part of Every Aspect of Your Life
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    • 35 min
    Should We Move For a Job? // Hump Day Q&A

    Should We Move For a Job? // Hump Day Q&A

    Welcome back to our favorite day of the week, HUMP DAY Q&A!! Today's question: How do we know if now is the right time to move?
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    • 9 min
    Lets Talk About Sex

    Lets Talk About Sex

    Welcome back to the Naked Marriage Podcast with Dave and Ashley Willis! In this episode, we'll delve into the importance of discussing sex within marriage, highlighting it as a divine gift essential for a strong, connected relationship. They tackle common issues like mismatched sex drives, insecurities, and the crucial need for communication and emotional intimacy. The conversation also explores topics such as making sounds during sex, the impact of music or background noise, and the significance of being intentional and mentally prepared for intimacy. Join them as they encourage couples to openly share their desires and preferences to enhance their marital bond.
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    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction and Revisiting the Importance of Sex in Marriage
    03:13 The Importance of Sex as a Connection in Marriage
    04:40 Prioritizing and Meeting Each Other's Needs
    07:34 The Importance of a Servant Mindset in Marriage
    10:54 Exploring Personal Preferences: Sounds and Verbal Communication
    13:19 Being Intentional and Mentally Prepared for Intimacy
    20:21 Conclusion and Resources
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

Taylorrr_MD ,

Love this!

Thank u so much! So helpful and encouraging.

Kutelilkrys08 ,

LOVE this podcast!!

I am new to listening to podcasts & I am SOO happy that I found this show!! I’ve listened to so many episodes already & I am loving all the messages. It’s real, it’s relatable, it’s faith based, & it is helping me in so many ways already. 100% recommend to anyone married out there!!

KWoeVAman ,

I highly recommend Dave and Ashley!

I wish every married couple would listen to this podcast together! Such great advice and things to think about.

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