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Relationship Advice

I Do Podcast interviews today’s most successful and inspiring relationship experts, therapists and couples. Hosted by Chase and Sarah Kosterlitz, I Do Podcast is all about inspiring young couples to create a fulfilling and happy relationship. Our bi-weekly podcast will give you great advice to improve your relationship and fun ways to keep the spark alive. Each episode we will interview amazing relationship experts who share their knowledge on building successful and lasting love. Our guests will provide daily tips to improve your relationship, advice for young couples, amazing books and resources and much more. Join us on our journey to create lasting love!

Apr 18, 2018

You can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family! There's a reason this cliche exists, but it doesn't have to be that way. Going over to the in-laws doesn't have to be the excruciating experience it is for so many. Listen to today's episode to learn how to navigate the minefield that is family! Whether it's getting along with the in-laws or your own family, this is the episode to help you end the family discomfort.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • The culture shock we experience when interacting with a new family.
  • Being supportive for your partner when visiting your own family.
  • How to be proactive in cultivating or fixing your relationship with the in-laws or other family members.
  • Managing expectations during family visits.
  • Steps to offering an olive branch to end old family feuds.
  • How to have honest communication about family.
  • And much more!

Robert Taibbi has served as adjunct professor at several universities. He provides trainings nationally and internationally in the areas of relationship issues, family therapy, brief therapy and clinical supervision. He has 44 years experience, is the author of 11 books, 300 articles, and is a contributor to

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