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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.

    The Truth Behind Forsaking All Others

    The Truth Behind Forsaking All Others

    Welcome back to the Naked Marriage podcast, friends! Today, we are diving deep into the heart of marriage with a candid discussion on the vow 'forsaking all other's, continuing in our back-to-the-basic series. Drawing from our own experiences and those of couples we've worked with, we're shedding light on the gravity of this commitment and what it truly means to prioritize your spouse above all else. We'll be sharing some personal stories that highlight the importance of establishing healthy boundaries and the power of making your marriage public. Plus, we're tackling the tough topic of navigating relationships outside of marriage, whether it's with the opposite sex or within family dynamics. So join us for an honest conversation about love, commitment, and the beauty of a Naked Marriage!
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    Takeaways

    The vow 'forsaking all others' in marriage represents the exclusivity and commitment that spouses should have towards each other.

    Setting boundaries and making the marriage public are important in maintaining the exclusivity of the relationship.

    It is crucial to recognize and avoid unhealthy relationships, both with people of the opposite sex and with family and in-laws.

    Dream travel destinations and three life rules: love God, love people, and serve the world.

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    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction and Importance of Forsaking All Others
    02:14 The Significance of the Vow 'Forsaking All Others'
    03:10 Recognizing the Lack of Exclusivity in a Marriage
    04:35 The Importance of Boundaries in Marriage
    06:28 Making Your Marriage Public
    08:21 The Danger of Not Showing Commitment in Public
    09:49 Identifying Unhealthy Relationships
    11:40 Challenging the Norms of Marriage
    13:07 Maintaining Professional Boundaries
    15:02 Finding Your Own Rhythm in Marriage
    16:52 Identifying Dangerous People in Your Life
    19:46 Balancing Relationships with Family and In-Laws
    21:08 Dream Travel Destinations
    22:35 Three Life Rules
    22:57 Conclusion
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    • 24 min
    I Can't Get Out of My Head And It's Hurting My Marriage // Hump Day Q&A

    I Can't Get Out of My Head And It's Hurting My Marriage // Hump Day Q&A

    Welcome back; it's our favorite time of the week; it's HUMP DAY Q&A TIME! Today's question: My Husband and I are newly married and this is neither of our first marriages. With that being said, my past is slowly creeping into the sex life of my current marriage; what can I do?
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    • 5 min
    What For Richer or For Poorer Really Means

    What For Richer or For Poorer Really Means

    Welcome back! We are here with another episode of the Naked Marriage Podcast with Dave and Ashley Willis! Today, we're continuing with our back-to-the-basics series, tackling a topic close to home: finances in marriage. Join us for a candid chat about our money mishaps and triumphs, along with some practical tips for managing your moolah as a team. From clever money-saving hacks to the joys of open communication, we've got you covered. Stick around 'til the end for some laughs and a peek into what happiness means to us. Let's dive in and make those dollars count together!
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    Takeaways

    Financial struggles are common in marriage, but with open communication and teamwork, couples can overcome them.

    Being resourceful and finding creative ways to make and save money can help alleviate financial stress.

    Managing money well requires both partners to be involved and make decisions together.

    Personal opinions and preferences should be respected in marriage, even if they differ from your own.

    Happiness in marriage is about being with your spouse and cherishing the moments together.

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    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction
    01:24 Financial Struggles
    03:09 Managing Money
    06:24 Making and Saving Money
    10:59 Tips for Saving Money
    16:35 Different Seasons of Finances
    18:01 Discussion: What are you extremely opinionated about?
    21:48 Discussion: What does happiness mean to you?
    22:04 Conclusion
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    • 23 min
    Am I Playing Into The Generational Curse? // Hump Day Q&A

    Am I Playing Into The Generational Curse? // Hump Day Q&A

    Welcome back; it's our favorite time of the week; it's HUMP DAY Q&A TIME! Today's question: What is your advice for changing my tone toward my spouse when it's not something I'm accustomed to, What do I do?
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    • 7 min
    Are You Truly In It For Better Or For Worse?

    Are You Truly In It For Better Or For Worse?

    Welcome back to another episode of the Naked Marriage Podcast with Dave and Ashley Willis! Today, we're diving deep into the heart of marriage with our Back to the Basics series. Join us as we unpack the vow of 'for better or for worse' and get real about the struggles every couple faces. We'll share insights on staying connected, the power of communication, and the beauty of finding silver linings in tough times. Plus, we'll chat about defining cheating, finding gratitude in past challenges, and growing from our mistakes. Stick around to hear about our upcoming speaking gigs too! Let's keep this journey real and raw together!
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    Takeaways

    Marriage is not always easy, and every couple will face struggles.

    Staying connected and communicating are key to navigating the challenges of marriage.

    Embracing the hard times can lead to growth and intimacy in the relationship.

    Finding the good in every season and being grateful for past struggles can bring perspective and strength to the marriage.


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    Chapters
    00:00 Introduction and Series Overview
    02:57 The Reality of Struggles in Marriage
    09:04 Staying Connected and Communicating
    10:02 Embracing the Hard Times
    12:11 Finding the Good in Every Season
    17:02 Defining Cheating in Marriage
    18:17 Being Grateful for Past Struggles
    21:00 Learning from Past Mistakes
    21:29 Upcoming Speaking Engagements
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    • 23 min
    Am I Forcing Religion On My Spouse? // Hump Day Q&A

    Am I Forcing Religion On My Spouse? // Hump Day Q&A

    Welcome back; it's our favorite time of the week; it's HUMP DAY Q&A TIME! Today's question: My husband works on weekends, and I take our boys to church. When I bring up wanting him to come to church with us, he says I'm forcing my religion on him. What should I do?
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    • 9 min

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