Totally Married

By Totally Laime

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Totally married is a new podcast created by the same crazy kids from Totally Laime. Why, you ask? Well, because marriage is fun! And tough! And complicated! And sexy! And definitely not sexy! Listen in as Elizabeth and Andy discuss the ups and downs of their marital journey as well as offer un-qualified relationship advice to anyone who has a question about life, love, and the pursuit of good sex… er… Happiness!

Episode Date
335 - The Last Totally Married!
55:23

Laimeweds, it's been a blast. Nearly seven years!! We've laughed, we've cried, we've ranted, we've unqualified advice'd and we shared the intimate stories of the births of our children. And it's all thanks to you--Thank you for the incredible memories, for supporting a marriage that is stronger thanks to these episodes and for helping us create this audio time capsule that we kind of hope our kids never listen to... We love you.

Feb 19, 2018
334 - #MeToo - Peter Rofe Is Finally Outted!
01:06:43

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their big podcast news! (Check out their patreon for more! https://www.patreon.com/totallylaime) Then Elizabeth is FINALLY able to speak freely about the voiceover coach who assaulted her and at least 30 other women - Peter Rofe - now that he's been outted! Hooray!

Feb 12, 2018
333 - Ten Years In!
18:45

In this special anniversary episode (also, a very petite episode - sorry for the coughing!), Elizabeth and Andy reflect on their ten years of marriage and eight years of podcasting (!!!)

Feb 05, 2018
332 - Faking It All!
01:06:01

Andy shares a story of a guy who faked it all the way to the top before he and Elizabeth give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to avoid chit chat with a coworker when you need to focus, to what degree and how to stay in a baby brother's life when his mom is estranged from you, how to deal with tension between in laws now that there's been a weird feeling regarding broken boundaries, and how to deal with sexualized clothing (or not sexualized) for our kids that makes you uncomfortable? Enjoy!

Jan 29, 2018
331 - I'm Just So High!
53:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss past nicknames, why Andy stopped drinking brown liquor back in the day and the one way Elizabeth is annoying when she gets high. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to keep in mind when starting a podcast, and how to navigate shared car expenses when it comes to shared custody of teenage children? Enjoy!

Jan 22, 2018
330 - New Beginnings!
48:31

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their joy for a friend's new baby and the special times in life where the world slows down. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how they made the intro songs for each episode, how to handle the guilt when quitting a job, and a specific question for Dr. Rosen Rosen about setting up electronic drums! Enjoy!

Jan 15, 2018
329 - Send Your Siblings Some Love!
59:33

Elizabeth and Andy discuss, in no particular order: her streak of sowing oats in '04 including the infamous marine one night stand and another less notable, VAPING, and how their NY resolutions are going. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to protect your kids from a grumpy and sexist old grandfather, how to navigate a limited wedding guest list with the  mother of the bride, and how to strengthen your connection with your long-distance siblings? Enjoy!

Jan 08, 2018
328 - Ringing In 2018!!
55:23

Happy New Year!! Elizabeth and Andy discuss their 2018 resolutions, plus a big thank you and shout out to their awesome listeners. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about healing after a friend and coworker secretly packed heat on a business trip and how to repair the ambition/positivity divide in a marriage? Enjoy and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Jan 01, 2018
327 - Merry Birthday, Jesus and Happy Christmas, Santa!
51:45

Elizabeth and Andy reflect on the year, discuss why she thinks she was a man in a past life and then give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about processing a past assault, how to deal with a Mother In Law who always steals your Christmas gift thunder, how to deal with a partner who is unwilling to pick up after himself or participate in family life? Also a fun update from a past listener who BOUNCED! See you in the New Year and Enjoy!

Dec 25, 2017
326 - Wait, Let's Talk About Weight!
57:27

Elizabeth and Andy discuss new schedules and the unsolvable mysteries of life before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about getting closure on a friendship that ended without your say, how to be supportive of your sister during her labor, and lastly a doozy about the emotional side of weight gain in marriage which leads to a long discussion about weight and bodies and all that jazz! Enjoy!

Dec 18, 2017
325 - Hypothetical Ethical Quandry!
01:02:13

Andy stumps Elizabeth with a hypothetical ethical question before a healthy political pocket and their unqualified answer to a listener question about whether or not it's okay to fantasize about an ex in order to keep the steam alive in your marriage? Enjoy!

Dec 11, 2017
324 - The Countdown Begins!
53:23

Elizabeth and Andy share their podcast future plans which involve this very podcast! (Not to worry, they aren't going anywhere) Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about dealing with a neighbor who is spreading ignorant rumors, how to judge a political representative based on their NRA rating, whether to buck a wedding tradition for your own principles or just go along with it to appease others, how to deal with a friend who is not self aware and tends to bad-mouth other friends, whether to bounce or not from a job that is draining (sorry for not fully answering this one! We got distracted!) and lastly, what to do about a boss who is making you uncomfortable and bordering on sexual harassment? Enjoy!

Dec 04, 2017
323 - Grateful!
59:31

Andy and Elizabeth discuss gratitude and some special "Dad" sightings this holiday season. Then they give their (still!) unqualified advice to listener questions about how to approach a major breach of trust in a relationship because of a seemingly very dumb lie, and where to get informed and trusted political guidance in order to ace those political debates and text your representatives. Enjoy!

Nov 27, 2017
322 - Thanks To Plan B!
01:12:55

Elizabeth and Andy discuss family planning and Andy gives Elizabeth an early Christmas gift! Then, many political pockets later (haha) they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about a fiance who isn't budging on major life choices, how to navigate the subject of religion with a toddler, when you aren't religious, and how to proceed in a divorce with love and respect and well-being for your child first and foremost. Enjoy!

Nov 20, 2017
321 - Finding Hope In Random Documentaries!
01:07:03

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the recent doc that helped her feel that there is a god in this otherwise seemingly dumpster fire of an existence in Trumpland! An added bonus of discussion about sexual assault, and the recent scandals. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to take depression meds during pregnancy, how to heal hurt feelings over a pregnancy reveal, and how to find a therapist who is effective when you have no time and no money? Enjoy!

Nov 13, 2017
320 - Dreams Coming True!
54:11

Elizabeth shares her good work news and talks about the thing that saved her anxious mind while waiting for the news (spoiler alert: It's OPRAH) Then she and Andy discuss the latex glove mystery of their week before giving their incredibly unqualified advice to listener questions about navigating a tumultuous family relationship especially in front of your kids, how to deal with roommates who agreed to the rules and are now rebelling against them, and how to cope with trying to conceive anxiety as well as baby-name differences? Enjoy!

Nov 06, 2017
319 - Spooky Spooktacular!
01:02:17

Happy Halloween Laimewads!! We start the episode with some excited news about future podcast plans! Then we discuss some spooky Hallow's eve stuff - pumpkins, mummies, ghosts, oh my!! We end with our answers to listener questions about dealing with ghosts, and how to deal with the horror of being a true blue democrat in a very red town - now that's terrifying! Enjoy!

Oct 30, 2017
318 - Dudes Becoming Allies!
01:02:29

Elizabeth and Andy follow up to her assault story from last week with a bananas update! Then they discuss the question on everyone's mind: how many garbage bins worth of refuse fit into a garbage truck? Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about getting closure from a friend who ghosted you in a time of need, and how to cope with mother-in-law directed rage? Enjoy!

Oct 23, 2017
317 - Spooky Memories And Creepy People!
56:25

(TRIGGER WARNING) Elizabeth and Andy discuss their memorable experiences from Halloween to Ghosts, as well as a big, intense discussion about sexual assault and misogyny in Hollywood and beyond. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not it was childish to bounce from someone for forgetting a birthday, and if it's morally okay to move in with someone when finances play a role in the choice? Enjoy!

Oct 16, 2017
316 - Fake It Til Ya Keep On Having To Fake It!
56:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the merits/pitfalls of the concept of faking it 'til you make it, as well as share stories of their attempts at it! After a (hopefully) positive political pocket, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do to help an alcoholic mother and also protect yourself, and how to navigate anti depressants while trying to conceive, through pregnancy and beyond? Enjoy!

Oct 09, 2017
315 - Meet Them Where They're At!
59:29

Today we discuss the art of meeting people where they are in life and why that's so effing difficult! Also, more discussion about lice! (Oy vay!) Then we answer one very thought-provoking listener question about how to address major depression in an older parent who would be resistant to the idea of therapy? Enjoy!

Oct 02, 2017
314 - Judgment Free Zone!
01:00:05

Elizabeth and Andy discuss Andy's likability factor, Elizabeth's inability to "read the room" and Andy's recent foray into carpentry. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to fit in sex after kids, at what age does nudity around kids become weird, how to break it to in laws that you are moving to be closer to the other grandparents, whether to bounce from a friend group who leaves you feeling less than qualified, and how to maintain a good relationship with a sister in law who constantly feels victimized or judged? Enjoy!

Sep 25, 2017
313 - Trying Things!
58:23

Elizabeth and Andy make a spur of the moment decision to try instagram-live-ing this episode, so bear with them! They discuss butt itch, body image and new frontiers before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to be a supportive friend during the labor and delivery of your bestie's first child, whether or not a college degree is necessary to get into a career in writing, and what to do about a special relationship in which you suddenly get ghosted? Enjoy!

Sep 18, 2017
312 - Moments Of Presence!
01:00:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their future podcasting endeavors as well as the moments in life that make them feel most content/present! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about dealing with an immature roommate who won't take responsibility for her actions, and how to navigate a parenting challenge with a partner who doesn't see eye to eye with you on what to do? Enjoy!

Sep 11, 2017
311 - A Fly Epiphany!
01:02:01

Are humans inherently good? Are flies really not just mosquitos? Are tomatoes supposed to stay planted year round? These questions and more are posed by Elizabeth and andy and... not answered. They do, however give their unqualified advice to listener questions about a fun entry level DJ gift for your spouse, how to navigate a partner leaving you high and dry in order to serve those in need, and what to do about long term friendships that are not supportive of your marriage? Enjoy!

Sep 04, 2017
310 - Stigma Surfing!
01:02:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss stigmas in their many forms - weed! sex workers! self care! Then the stigmata continues as they discuss navigating conversation thresholds in an open marriage, and how to heal from an unspoken hurt after a botched proposal when the conversation is so loaded? Enjoy!

Aug 28, 2017
309 - Craigslist Score!
01:12:35

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the glorious Craigslist score they just made as well as a really sad story for Elizabeth vs. a sweet innocent bird. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to overcome ingrained body image issues to rock some lingerie, and a question about small talk etiquette in an office? Enjoy!

Aug 21, 2017
308 - We Be Fragile!
01:01:59

Elizabeth and Andy discuss weather emergencies, the fragility of life and how important the arts and inspiration is to humanity. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about a family pet that is suffering and acting aggressively, and how to navigate a marriage to someone who is a good guy at heart but a not so nice guy in the relationship? Enjoy!

Aug 14, 2017
307 - Community Table Faux Pas!
56:37

Elizabeth and Andy discuss a recent harrowing social experience at Le Pain Quotidien as well as the new levels of hell for Elizabeth that is going to Ikea. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about coping with success jealousy in a serious relationship, how to navigate a difficult mother in law on behalf of your sister in law after having a baby, and how to deal with a brother in law who is a trash bag, potentially bordering on being an abusive one? Enjoy!

Aug 07, 2017
306 - The Big Move!
58:21

Elizabeth and Andy are in their new house and it feels so good! They discuss Andy's upcoming short film about pooper scoopers as well as their vivid moving memories from childhood. No questions this week because they are lost somewhere in a sea of boxes! Enjoy!

Jul 31, 2017
305 - New House, New Attitude!
58:23

Elizabeth and Andy share their joy in their new house regarding things like doors on rooms and a fridge ready with... wait for it... CRUSHED ICE!!! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to deal with friends who are only about their children and the big question about whether or not to have kids in tandem with that, what to do when you see someone's kid pee in public without their knowing, how to respond to people's obnoxious comments regarding having an only child, and what to do about a roommate/trash bag who doesn't wash their hands after the latrine?! Enjoy!

Jul 24, 2017
304 - Hanging By A Thread!
52:31

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the stresses of life, both self imposed and life imposed, as well as the need for self protection in this crazy world right now. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to know if you want a third child or not, and whether to listen to your biological clock or your mental health cues for when it's time to start trying?

Jul 17, 2017
303 - Eternal Power!
57:37

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their game night memories before sharing some sad news about a pet-friend, and their three year olds' beautiful interpretation of death. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to craft an amazing elopement/cityhall wedding, how to handle mom guilt regarding working as a mom versus working outside the home, and how to set up boundaries with overbearing relatives regarding pregnancy and beyond? Enjoy!

Jul 10, 2017
302 - Ya Can't Win 'Em All!
01:01:21

Elizabeth and Andy start off what they later crown, "the worst podcast ever" by discussing multiple topics surrounding fast food and missed opportunities. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about Andy's knowledge of cults, whether to navigate different love languages or bounce, and how to turn a long distance relationship into a short distance relationship early on? Enjoy!

Jul 03, 2017
301 - Summer Dreamin'!
58:31

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the dismal state of affairs in the world, how to brand oneself for success and what their dream summer away would be! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to convince a boyfriend to move to LA for some fun when he's not interested, and how to get your partner to pitch in more with housework when the scales are tipped significantly in the other direction? Enjoy!

Jun 26, 2017
300 - Happy 300 Episodes!
01:01:05

Elizabeth and Andy celebrate their lucky 300 by sharing Elizabeth's most humiliating fantasy ever and Andy's very sweet hope for the future of this podcast! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to support a sister through divorce when you suspect she's the trashbag in the situation, how to navigate a cleaning person who broke something in your home without acknowledging it, how to rebuild trust in a marriage after a suspected betrayal, what the best way is to be politically active without having to make phone calls, and how to set boundaries with your pot dealing neighbor when you really love his bud? Enjoy!

Jun 19, 2017
299 - They're Back and She's Fired Up!
01:09:47

Elizabeth and Andy explain the great and the not so great of what caused their absence last week, and then Elizabeth discovers that her rage is being misdirected at her sweet, well meaning husband! Before entering QUITE a political pocket, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to dodge social events with a friend's ex, whether or not to tell another woman that her now boyfriend cheated on you with her, if one is supposed to scrub their social media of an ex's presence after a breakfup, and if it's kosher to move other people's laundry from the dryer when you're waiting your turn? Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2017
298 - Vasectomy Vs. Bullet Journal!
57:13

Elizabeth and Andy both have their own very important announcements to make today! Both have to do with good things coming to an end! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to form a good relationship with a future mother in law who is bad at boundaries, how to navigate a spouses friendship that seems toxic or negative, and if Elizabeth and Andy stand by their answer to the question of whether or not to have a third child? Enjoy!

May 29, 2017
297 - Getting Emailz!
39:25

Elizabeth and Andy discuss what it might take to get people to email back, and what it will take creatively and in careers to get that r-e-s-p-e-c-t! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to move forward without a toxic sister interfering in your life/marriage, how to be your own support system through a breakup from the person you would normally turn to in times of need, and how to put yourself out there to be open for dating but also how to be okay with being single for a while? Enjoy!

May 22, 2017
296 - Special Surprise in STL!
56:59

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their fave topic - autonomous cars - after Elizabeth got the inside scoop on a recent flight, as well as a very special "sign" she experienced on her trip back to St. Louis. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to support a sister when her relationship doesn't seem quite right, how to deflect a nosy and pushy mother in law, and how to navigate a tricky and hurtful friendship situation? Enjoy!

May 15, 2017
295 - Mitey Big Questions!
43:53

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the meaning of life, and their gratitude for the life roll of the dice they got before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to manage anxiety about relationships after some relationship PTSD, and how to dig deep to make major moves in creative work, if it's okay to let a friendship fade even if she's going to be a bridesmaid, and at what age do boys become grown ass men? Enjoy!

May 08, 2017
294 - Long Haul Or Short Stop?
56:45

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the merits of podcasting - to continue or not to continue? Plus her new phone, and of course some more discussion about their future documentary on pubic hair. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate interviewing family for a blog that would explore tense family dynamics, what to do about a husband who is "rockin' the bed" on his own after lights out, whether or not to give a boyfriend another chance who isn't stepping up for your kids, how to handle a mother in law and husband who won't compromise in their treatment of each other, what to do about family reactions to the choice to leave a toxic sister out of your wedding invites, and lastly how to continue writing with creative freedom when your blog has caused a boundary-less mother in law to react negatively? Enjoy!

May 01, 2017
293 - Lotion Shaman Part Deux!
55:53

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the cliffhanger update on her recent LA facial experience, as well as their new documentary idea. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do in Vegas if clubbin' (tm) ain't your thing, and how to navigate new life as an activist with a spouse who is not interested? Enjoy!

Apr 24, 2017
292 - Spying With Elizabeth And Andy!
44:53

This episode begins with a riveting segment called what are Elizabeth and Andy's neighbors doing in real time? Then they discuss another nail biter - whether or not wipes are flushable - before giving their extremely unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate on online relationship when you don't have much experience, how to proceed having political discussions with those you don't agree with, whether or not to maintain a relationship with a father figure who is toxic, how to be supportive of a partner who suffers from depression while still having a voice in the relationship, and whether or not to move on from an old flame who still is in a limbo/friend zone? Enjoy!

Apr 10, 2017
291 - Crack Den For Sale!
29:37

Short but sweet! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the costs and cons of living a creative life in LA before giving their unqualified advice to a single listener question about how to move on from a long term relationship and breakup that blindsided you? Enjoy!

Apr 03, 2017
290 - Elizabeth's Secret Facial!
55:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss a recent revelation they had both about her secrets and also her SECRET TO GREAT SKIN! (or maybe not) Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to be there for a struggling friends' kids, how to manage the micro frustrations of marriage and parenthood without making them macro, what to do about gifts from in laws that feel extremely loaded, how to adopt the right dog for a rambunctious family, and how to potentially forge a romantic path with someone who has been an important friend? Enjoy!

Mar 27, 2017
289 - The Love Language of 311
01:04:45

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her love language and how that definitely involved a surprise serenade by 311. Then they quickly dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about setting boundaries and communication around sex without removing all the sexy, how to broach the subject of hurt feelings to a sibling regarding your child's birthday celebration (or lack thereof), how to navigate boundaries on social media with coworkers, how to know if you want kids or not and when is the right time to know, whether to include someone in your social circle who you do not like, how to learn to feel your feelings when you are depended upon to keep it all together, and lastly, how to set healthy boundaries with a toxic mother? Enjoy!

Mar 20, 2017
288 - Going Dog-gone Crazy!
01:00:01

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the heroism of law enforcement, why Elon Musk might be slightly overrated in Elizabeth's opinion, and Andy's new awesome studio before giving their unqualified advice to a bunch of dog questions - how to navigate neighbors' whose kids won't leave your dog alone, what to do about spotting a dog locked in a car, and how to train a beagle to stop sniffing every person who passes. PLUS questions about getting a friend to stop coming to you with relationship crisis', how to support a partner who is falling into a dark depression, and how to be a great gift-giver like Andy? Enjoy!

Mar 13, 2017
287 - God or Animal?
01:03:13

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his experience as Juror number 5, humans as animals versus humans as god, and they form a loose pact to embark on a meditation journey together! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether to make plans to get out of a long distance relationship or move to the same city, how to navigate a tricky relationship with a new mother in law figure, how to get engaged in a non traditional way that will please the parents, and how to help a sister who is gunning for a champagne wedding on a beer budget? Enjoy!

Mar 06, 2017
286 - A New Life For The Victrola!
01:10:21

Elizabeth and Andy discuss Andy's recent Craigslist purchase and subsequent sale, whether or not to stain an Ikea purchase before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to get over a chronic crush, how to speak to and raise children around spirituality and religion, and how to broach the subject of becoming parents with a spouse who seems eternally reluctant? Enjoy! 

Feb 27, 2017
285 - Very Unqualified Advice!
56:01

Elizabeth and Andy discuss whether or not they should keep discussing politics! Then they give their very unqualified advice to listener questions about finding a middle road with your husband who has a lower libido than you, how to move out from home and start your true life in a more accepting community, how to navigate becoming a vegetarian, and whether or not to return an item of jewelry that's not your style after being gifted by your mother in law? Enjoy!

Feb 20, 2017
284 - How Do You Bounce Back?
01:01:03

Tough days in casa Rosen! Elizabeth and Andy discuss how to bounce back, a new "political pocket" and too many other things before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate life after having an abusive mother, how to move on from a broken heart and a relationship ending with no closure, and whether "man-children" will grow up naturally or if there needs to be more inspiration to do so from their partner? Enjoy!

Feb 13, 2017
283 - Visualizing For The Win!
01:07:23

Elizabeth and Andy discuss how visualization can set your mood straight before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to find better communication between stressed spouses, how to get on the same parenting page with your spouse, what to do about a long term friendship that has taken a turn after some disturbing family drama, and how to handle receiving and asking for creative feedback? Enjoy!

Feb 06, 2017
282 - A Rough Start But Still In The Game!
01:02:37

Their baaaack! Elizabeth and Andy discuss why they went MIA for the beginning to 2017, and then discuss the state of the world, and how Elizabeth's inherent nosiness paid off recently before diving into listener questions about an inappropriate attempt at helping by a friend that needs to be shut down, how to voice your differing opinions to family members without creating conflict, and how to engage a partner in conversation or how to learn how to get each other to engage in a way that is meaningful to you both? Enjoy!

Jan 30, 2017
281 - Merry Christmas And Bah Humbug?
49:51

Elizabeth and Andy discuss Christmas memories, and Chanukah traditions before perhaps the most offensive discussion of all time regarding the bible, which takes place on this very podcast! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about forging new holiday traditions with a new partner, how to navigate holidays after losing a loved one, whether to ask a coworker out now or when you are leaving the company in a few months, how to deal with a holiday tradition that your son isn't into, what to do about friendships that are in a different life phase than you, and what is the etiquette in this digital day in age for RSVPing? Enjoy!

Dec 19, 2016
280 - Hand Washing Win!
48:57

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their differing hand washing styles as well as how germs thrive and how best to leave notes in your workplace to keep hands off your stuff! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about asking relatives to keep gifts to a reasonable amount for kids during the holidays, navigating having neighbors with very loud babies living above you, and how to deal with the suspicion that the guy you're falling for might be fibbing about having hooked up with an ex during the early days of dating? Enjoy!

Dec 12, 2016
279 - Shark Tankin' 4 EVA!
56:53

Elizabeth and Andy discuss whether or not following your dreams is the right advice for everyone, and then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether to respond to a rude and personal FB message from an acquaintance, how to urge a friend to stop constantly complaining to you about her husband, how to participate in your husband's family relationship when you're never included, and how to deal with parents' visits when they are draining and hard to be around? Enjoy!

Dec 05, 2016
278 - So Grateful For Hotels!
59:41

Elizabeth and Andy discuss Gratitude on the heels of Thanksgiving before giving their unqualified advice to a bunch of great listener questions about whether being fat is a deal breaker in a marriage, how to navigate a change of heart in a partner regarding becoming parents, whether or not to tell a current boyfriend that a friend is actually an ex, what to do to connect as a married couple before having children, how to get your husband to have your back in public, what to do about a boyfriend who is dragging his feet in the proposing department, and how to be there for your wife who is going through fertility treatments? Enjoy!

Nov 28, 2016
277 - Micky D's And Election Recap!
53:47

Andy gives a YUGE shout out to MC Donalds, (don't go there!) before he and Elizabeth dive right on in to more election talk. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about the crazy amount of Christmas gifts required for family when you are on a budget, how to react when you hear someone saying hurtful about people in public, and how to navigate Christmas after a family political blowup, how to handle casual dating when you're not in it for a relationship?

Nov 21, 2016
276 - Turning Despair Into Action!
49:13

Elizabeth and Andy lick the wounds of the election and try to make heads or tails of this turn. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about negotiating parenting styles, how to find your sexuality in your twenties, and how to reconcile being a second favorite family to your in-laws? Enjoy!

Nov 14, 2016
275 - Election EEEP!
01:01:17

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the election and why you should VOTE FOR HILLARY!! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to move forward in relationships with family members who support Trump, what to do about addressing questions regarding your sons development to best serve you and your son, and lastly, how offensive is using the term "my house" when it's actually "our house"? Enjoy!

Nov 07, 2016
274 - Happy Halloweeny!
51:19

Happy Halloweeny Laimeweds! To kick things off we naturally discuss destiny, fate, and the meaning of life! Then we dive into at least one spooky story before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to vacation without children, how to navigate a negative mother in law living with you down the road, our thoughts on the "dimes from heaven" theory, how to support a friend who is having not great luck in the dating world, and how to say no to other people's kids? Enjoy!

Oct 31, 2016
273 - Crate Diving!
59:45

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their #bujo updates, why Andy's trunk gives Elizabeth ulcers and the score Andy found while CRATE DIVING!! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about feeling like the gatekeeper for your friend's social life, what to do about a terrible ex boyfriend who is demanding you pay him $500 for what he spent on you while dating, how to navigate dealing with a terrible co-worker who makes getting work done difficult, and what to do about a boyfriend's bestie who is awful and you don't want to be around? Enjoy!

Oct 24, 2016
272 - Let's Get Political!
59:01

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent run ins with neighbors that featured her big mouth and it not being able to stop on its own accord. Then they contemplate what's going on in the world - voting, misogyny, and where to draw the political line in the sand with people in your life who support Trump. Go Hillary! Enjoy!

Oct 17, 2016
271 - Handy Andy!
57:17

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent revelations as to why Andy is really truly handy! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate suspicions of theft towards your sister's boyfriend, and what to do about social media photos that make your partner uncomfortable? Enjoy!

Oct 10, 2016
270 - Fun News And Thank You!
01:04:31

Elizabeth and Andy share their fun news and send a huge THANK YOU to all you listeners for all the support! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to have the happy wedding you want when there is family drama, whether E and A would have dated someone who was a porn star, how to move on from heartbreak, and whether or not to buy a gun to protect your family? Enjoy!

Oct 03, 2016
269 - Be Present!
49:43

Elizabeth and Andy discuss anxiety dreams and the art of being present before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to address the heart of a weight problem, what's the deal with leasing a car, how to navigate a relationship with a man who is a father and isn't going "public" with your relationship, what to do about a friendship that ended without closure, and how to re-flame a sex life that is lagging due to schedules and stress? Enjoy!

Sep 26, 2016
268 - East West Girls Are Best!
01:05:01

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent foray into the world of mind expansion as well as what they've been legitimately arguing about lately (hint: starts with Bu, ends with Jo). Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about attending twentieth highschool reunions with your significant other, whether or not to get a wedding gift for a friend who did not do the same for you, how they got their start podcasting and what equipment they use, whether or not to move forward with an ex friend coming to visit even though it might be weird, and how to address a small but important lie you've caught your boyfriend in? Enjoy!

Sep 19, 2016
267 - What's Your I Love You Number?
57:49

Elizabeth and Andy discuss pitching, the #bujo saga and they even learn each others i love you numbers! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about reluctantly keeping a family secret from your husband, how to handle being a relationship with someone who in disinterested in pulling their financial weight, what to do about a boyfriend who is taking his sweet time saying I love you, what to do about a toxic friend and roommate, and lastly how to be supportive of a friend who is in denial about losing his mother? Enjoy!

Sep 12, 2016
266 - Kinda Intense, Bro!
01:03:03

Trigger Warning - Elizabeth and Andy go deep and discuss listener questions about child sexual abuse, the merit (or non) of porn in a marriage, and whether or not to move out from under overbearing parents or not. Not before we dive deep into BULLET JOURNALS though! #BUJO4LYFE. Stay tuned for this kinda intense episode, eeep!

Sep 05, 2016
265 - Nada Worry!
01:00:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the purpose of worry, Frasier and ego before giving their extremely unqualified advice to listener questions about a lack of sex drive at a young age, whether to stay in an unsupportive marriage with five kids, whether to intervene with an ex who is suffering from mental illness, whether to go through with a marriage to someone who seems increasingly selfish, and if it's normal to crave cuddling to an extent that it's affecting your relationships? Enjoy!

Aug 29, 2016
263 - Defining Success!
50:09

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the big "E" = Ego! Plus, how we define success and why a letter to a third grader brought tears to Elizabeth's eyes. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to referee a mother and husband who do not get along and how much are we obligated to share about the skeletons in our closets when we start dating someone seriously? Enjoy!

Aug 22, 2016
262 - Social Media Heave-Ho!
01:03:23

Andy tells Elizabeth about his social media epiphany and why he's going "lights out" before they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate future in law visits who overstay their welcome, what to do about a terrible mother in law who has your husband on her side when it comes to your child, how to engage with dating now that you are older and wiser, what to do about requests for formal titles that feel weird, and how much energy should we put into righting the wrongs in our lives?

Aug 15, 2016
261 - The Longest Running Totally Podcast!
57:43

Wow, 261 episodes! Elizabeth and Andy discuss Tony Robbins, people who reference "mentors" a lot, and the fragility of the human psyche. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about negotiating a wedding guest list with an overbearing future mother in law, what a nice way to memorialize a deceased parent at a wedding is, how to request privacy from neighbors who also happen to be your in laws, what to suggest to a depressed and sick mother in law to get her help, and how to explain why it's not appropriate for a spouse to have an emotionally intimate relationship with a friend of the opposite sex? Enjoy!

Aug 08, 2016
260 - Product Enthusiasm!
58:01

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the recent addition to their food storage items which has sent Elizabeth into a tizzy of delight. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to see eye to eye with a spouse who doesn't understand where you are coming from, what to do about a relationship that is promising aside from major trust issues and untreated depression, how to break the news to your spouse that he's been picking his nose like crazy, and lastly what to do about the couple in your friend group who always requires you to bring the food? Enjoy!

Aug 01, 2016
259 - Bug In Ear Fear!
01:02:13

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their lovely morning involving Andy's worst fear realized, but by Elizabeth. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about a brother in law who is riding the white horse, how to date a girl with a dog, what to do about some jealousy issues in an otherwise great relationship, what the end of show song means to E and A, and how to deal with a friend who takes forevahhhh to get ready? Enjoy!

Jul 25, 2016
258 - Tending Towards Chaos!
01:08:17

Elizabeth and Andy discuss working towards dreams, feminism, defending what's right and how we can combat the chaos of the world - aka, politics, baby! Then they give their unqualified advice to a listener question about how to deal with a crush turned creepy? Enjoy!

Jul 18, 2016
257 - Friendships Ahoy!
48:47

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the waxing and waning of important friendships before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to reveal your more serious feelings to someone you are in a casual relationship with, how to give the brush off to an old boyfriend who keeps texting, and whether being a bridesmaid means you are not allowed to have a life? Enjoy!

Jul 11, 2016
256 - Independence Interruption!
59:35

Happy Fourth of July Laimeweds! In today's (interrupted - blame it on le bebe!) episode, Andy and Elizabeth discuss fireworks memories, Dog vs. God and of course give their unqualified advice to listener questions about masturbation, past life regrets that haunt you, how to navigate "too busy" friendships, how to handle life when it deals several difficult blows, and how to find a great new therapist while breaking up with your current one? Enjoy!

Jul 04, 2016
255 - People Be Cray!
01:06:59

Elizabeth and Andy discuss why a washed bottle goes a long way in their home these days! Then they give their unqualified advice to some MAJOR listener questions about whether or not disliking a future SIL makes you a trashbag, if it's worth it to take a leap of life and travel abroad when there are some big potential hurdles, how to move on and heal from a major betrayal of trust by your partner of fourteen years, whether or not to reach out to an ex in times of tragedy, and whether to remain in contact with a newly discovered birthfather who might be a total trashbag? Enjoy!

Jun 27, 2016
254 - Happy Father's Day!
58:49

Elizabeth and Andy give our Laimedads a father's day shoutout before diving right into listener questions! They give their unqualified advice on how to handle a disrespectful sister in law, what to do about your sister who is marrying a guy you dislike immensely, how to set boundaries with a very opinionated future mother in law, and what to do about a spouse's secret donut ritual that just isn't sitting right? Enjoy!

Jun 20, 2016
253 - Budget Set Up!
01:07:11

Elizabeth and Andy talk about their new foray into budgeting and food as well as a follow up discussion on the after life from last week's episode. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate trust issues and low sex drive in a newish relationship, whether or not it's okay to unfollow (or block) family on Facebook, how to return things to a cheating asshole of an ex with the most impact, and how to handle it when your brother is including a person who has hurt you significantly to be a part of his wedding? Enjoy!

Jun 13, 2016
252 - Pillow Talk!
01:06:53

Elizabeth and Andy change things up - their location that is! They podcast from the boudoir and so naturally discuss an urgent care trip, the after life and they ponder what the hell a kik account it. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to encourage your spouse to change their miserable work situation, whether or not to bounce from a friend who only takes, and how to find some empathy for a depressed spouse when it leave you doing all of the work? Enjoy!

Jun 06, 2016
251 - The 2nd Kid Itch!
01:02:27

Elizabeth and Andy discuss how having a second kid has affected their marriage, why she thinks she's more influenced by his opinions than vice versa and why male OBGYN's do what they do! Then they give their unqualified advice to two listener questions about a husband not presenting child saftey concerns to his parents as a united front with his wife, and how to cope with losing your mother just as your are getting married and starting a family? Enjoy!

May 30, 2016
250 - Joining The Cool Kids Club!
01:03:35

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent night out at the coolest place they've ever been and why getting d-runk isn't quite the same as it once was. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to know if dating someone is heading in a romantic direction or not, how to broach the touchy subject of frustratingly unbalanced division of labor in the household, how to share the news of a future marriage with an unstable father to your child, whether dudes pee through the pee hole of underwear or let it all out or any stop in between, and lastly, how to approach people to date when you are in an open marriage? Enjoy!

May 23, 2016
249 - Spectacled Spectacle!
56:25

Wup wup! Andy's looking cool in his new specs! He and Elizabeth discuss the change in respect he's getting now that he's wearing glasses as well as the creativity lessons learned through Elizabeth's dance class. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate opposite schedules in a relationship, how to have a conversation with your catholic father about his struggles with his son being gay, what to do about a best friend who constantly mispronounces words, how to let an ex know you no longer want him to text you, what to do about an office secret admirer who's turning creepy, and whether or not you can tell you best friend she's about to marry a trashbag? Enjoy!

May 16, 2016
248 - Doctor, Doctor!
01:08:35

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the ol' snipparoo, our doctor's new payment policy and what book Elizabeth would read at Andy's funeral. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to send delayed wedding gift thank you notes, if it's okay for a mother to tell her teenage daughter to lose weight, how to approach a coworker you have romantic feelings towards but can't get a read on, how to proceed in a friendship who believes your lifestyle is a sin, and what to say to a husband who is becoming annoyingly grope-y when boozing while you are pregnant? Enjoy!

May 09, 2016
247 - The Story Of The Weeping Camel!
01:03:03

Elizabeth and Andy discuss some berry bar shenanigans as well as a few uplifting stories from this week before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about a best friend who has been making annoying comments about one's spending habits, whether or not to address the issue of sleeping in separate rooms with your boyfriend when staying at your parents' house, and lastly, a question about how to deal with negative feelings towards a sister in law who is very self centered? Enjoy!

May 02, 2016
246 - RIP Purple One!
59:17

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the passing of Prince, annnnd go onto quite a journey about death (yikes!) Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to deal with an inhospitable (aka effin cray!) boyfriend's mother, how to navigate faking enthusiasm for a new niece/nephew when you're less than thrilled about the situation, what to do about a boyfriend who has a female friendship that makes you uncomfortable, and whether or not to can the comedy with two wet blankets or power on? Enjoy!

Apr 25, 2016
245 - Happy Birthday Andy!
59:21

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent birthday festivities, and what it would take to make a real pipe dream come true before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate a friendship that you want to turn into more, how to set phone boundaries with chatty friends, what mistakes/lessons have been learned from their entrepreneurial endeavors, how to have thoughtful communication in regards to difference in musical taste, and what to do about an awesome boyfriend who is a little too overweight for your taste? Enjoy!

Apr 18, 2016
244 - Oh for Cough's Sake!
35:51

Sorry y'all, this episode gets off to a rocky start and cut short because of Andy's illness, but not until after giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to harness creativity and time management, how having a family changes your commitment to creativity, and lastly a great question about how to deal with your relationship with your father after finding out some very upsetting news about his past? Enjoy!

Apr 11, 2016
243 - Tough Stuff!
01:03:31

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the recent stresses in their worlds plus the possibility of ghost activity and what Andy's discusses in therapy before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to sensitively share your good pregnancy and life news with someone who is struggling in their own lives, what sort of parenting tools and items one should have on hand to prepare for a foster child, how to treat a selfish sister in law who is pregnant when you've been experience loss, and lastly how to heal from separating yourself from a dysfunctional family? Enjoy!

Apr 04, 2016
242- The Ultimate Party Foul!
01:02:51

Andy and Elizabeth discuss his recent foray into party faux pas involving ham, as well as an update on tennis whites. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to be there for a friend from afar who is battling cancer, how to handle your beloved pet who has bitten someone but still wants to be out and about, how to navigate your feelings in a marriage when you've been betrayed, how to approach a spouse who has jealousy over a recent pay shift, how to navigate being the spouse of a depressive, whether or not to adopt a retired grey hound (yes!), how to deal with depression after a divorce, and how to handle a new boyfriend who seems like he has potential but is COMING IN HOT!? Enjoy!

Mar 28, 2016
241 - Rage Of Fury!
01:04:09

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent foray into lunacy on their street with a woman wearing tennis whites. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about the fear of having married a trashbag, how to manage a boyfriend's roommate who wants to be the third wheel, a follow up question about the woman whose husband was working a secret job, when to say I Love You in a highly sexual relationship, what went wrong in a makeout session that ended in an unreturned text, and lastly how to feel comfortable with your husband's friends when you don't necessarily fit in? Enjoy!

Mar 21, 2016
240 - The Urinal Bounce!
01:01:55

Andy and Elizabeth delve into the dirty worlds of dentistry as well as urinal use and oh yeah, cannibalism! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about the personal intimate lives of women vs. men, how to help your widowed mom with her relationship troubles in middle age, and how to break the news to your family with children that you're having a formal wedding that is child-free? Enjoy!

Mar 14, 2016
239 - This Isn't Going To Work For Me!
55:37

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his new studio space and all the fun things the kids are doing these days that "isn't going to work for him" plus some stuff about, you know, space travel. Then they give their highly unqualified advice to listener questions about a rift in a friendship due to Donald Trump and what to do about feeling the need for sexual attention from other men when you are in a happy monogamous relationship? Enjoy!

Mar 07, 2016
238 - What's The Deal With Priests?
01:03:21

Elizabeth and Andy dive into their (not so) deep questions about the priesthood and everything that comes with that line of work as well as discuss other friends whose careers have been surprising. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what parts of parenthood should appeal to you before deciding to have kids, how to navigate family visits when your parents have four ill-behaved dogs, and how to navigate conflict in a relationship with an over-communicator? Enjoy!

Feb 29, 2016
237 - Bummer City!
01:03:23

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the hypothetical - would you rather have the chance to re-do or re-live a week from your past or go on an all expenses paid vacation anywhere in the world in your present? Then, after a few sad stories involving Elizabeth's past pets, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to cope with a tender heart in a world that feels so ugly sometimes and whether or not to continue giving life (wedding/baby) gifts to a friend who has not given you any life gifts? Enjoy!

Feb 22, 2016
236 - What Is Love?
56:09

Happy post Valentine's Day! Andy and Elizabeth discuss V-day memories, what love is exactly, and why buttholes can also be loopholes. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about their stance on keeping cards over the years, how to break the news that you are moving to a mother who won't be thrilled, how to handle a high maintenance bridesmaid, and how to navigate the beginnings of creative collaboration? Enjoy!

Feb 15, 2016
235 - Western Vs. Eastern Medicine!
59:29

Elizabeth does a quick recount of your awesome Amazon orders before she and Andy discuss their worldviews on Eastern versus Western medicine. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether it's kosher to return gifts from your mother in law, if E and A consider themselves entrepreneurs at heart, what recommendations they have for some anti-anxiety, chill music, and lastly a question about navigating baby night wakings without killing your spouse. Enjoy!

Feb 08, 2016
234 - Happy Eight Year Anniversary!
58:39

It's been eight glorious years so naturally Elizabeth and Andy discuss... vasectomy! And plants! And other stuff! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about discomfort with a boyfriend being facebook friends with an ex's family, a diabetic husband who's health kick might be slipping, how to cope with the heartbreak of a first love breakup, and what to do with a mother who guilt trips you for not visiting enough when she never visits you? Enjoy!

Feb 01, 2016
233 - Livin' On A Prayer!
56:51

Elizabeth and Andy discuss prayer - the good, the bad, and the potentially really interesting thesis paper of it! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether to pursue a crush who didn't reciprocate right away, a meta question about how we answer questions, how to navigate having a young relative staying with you without becoming a burden, how to keep sunday fundays fresh and fun when fertility is involved, how to dodge unwanted invitations from a creepy coworker, and how to heal a struggle in a marriage brought about by different emotional reactions to physical issues. Enjoy!

Jan 25, 2016
232 - Back-ish From The Baby Haze!
01:00:11

Elizabeth and Andy are back after the baby haze and ready to try to discuss some stuff that is coherent! Then they give their ZANY unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to continue a friendship with someone if they are dating a racist, how to gracefully break up with someone, whether to have a big wedding to cater to dysfunctional family or elope, how to be in correspondence with a therapist that doesn't require talking out loud, what to do about a neighbor who smokes so much it makes your apartment smell, and lastly whether or not to take a dream job that would make a promising relationship a long distance relationship? Enjoy!

Jan 18, 2016
231 - And Then There Were Four!
56:21

In this special episode, we are thrilled to share our joyful news of our baby boy, Otis, joining our family! We are over the moon with happiness and excited to share the story of his birth (born in the Volvo!) as well as how the first week has been and how having this sweet little angel in our family has been for each of us. We are filled with love and gratitude and sending that your way as well - Happy Holidays everyone!

Dec 23, 2015
230 - Happy Happy Holidays, Laimeweds!
01:01:31

Happy Holidays Laimeweds! In our last episode before baby Stedman makes his debut (please, soon!) We discuss our newly formed Hanukkah traditions and our discount menorah. Then some good old fashioned gun regulation, shout outs to our generous listeners, and wedding etiquette, (hoorah!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to approach changing family holiday traditions that no longer fly, what to do about future in laws who seem disinterested and ungenerous when it comes to their son's upcoming wedding, how to tell your mother that you won't take her criticism/abuse when it comes to your love life, and lastly a big holiday question about navigating the choppy waters of a holiday grab bag gone wrong? Enjoy! 

Dec 07, 2015
229 - I Thought About You!
01:02:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss forgetfulness and giving Thanks before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a friend's wedding gift giving snafu, what to do about a long term best friendship that continuously takes you for a ride, how to decide if having another child now makes sense financially and emotionally, and a huge question (listener input requested!) about letting go of past loves or do we all carry them with us? Enjoy!

Nov 30, 2015
228 - Gobble Gobble!
59:25

Happy Thanksgiving Laimeweds!! We discuss our families Thanksgiving traditions as well as our individual journeys with the documentary "The True Cost"  and a fun drinking game called "power hour". Then we give our unqualified advice to listener questions about setting up boundaries with an ex- mother in law who is still in your kids' lives, whether or not to pursue an old flame who lives in Australia, what sort of audio - music/podcasts - to listen to during a road trip honeymoon, and how to handle a drama-seeking bat shit crazy future mother in law? Enjoy!

Nov 23, 2015
227 - No Apologies!
58:47

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the brain fog that has officially rolled on in, as well as why they are both not into apologizing lately! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about navigating a new positive relationship while still dealing with a past, negative one, how to let go of a former best friend, what to do about a libido imbalance in a marriage, whether to let go of a relationship early to avoid potential future hurt, and lastly how to gain self confidence? Enjoy!

Nov 16, 2015
226 - Emotional Transitions!
57:33

Elizabeth and Andy discuss coming off a week of emotional transitions and slates being wiped clean, plus the deceptive language in Elizabeth's giving birth prep! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about when and how to let certain friendships go, how to approach neighbors who don't keep the common spaces clean/functional, whether or not to give an ex a second chance after some immature behavior, what to do about an insensitive and pushy mother in law, and whether or not (and how) to be friends with an ex? Enjoy!

Nov 09, 2015
225 - Nightmare On Halloween Sheets!
53:09

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their Hallow's Eve adventures plus Elizabeth's once a year nightmare - both literal (bathroom mirrors) and super literal. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about a boyfriend who puts his roommates first, how to we find personal creative fulfillment, how to navigate relationship strain after baby, and what are the do's and don'ts of making new friends etiquette as an adult? Enjoy!

Nov 02, 2015
224 - Let's Get To Questions!
01:00:21

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent "boring" therapy session which is a good thing as well as a profound realization on Elizabeth's part to not judge a book by its cover when in comes to people in crisis. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle early morning barking dogs, how to address a coworker who's attitude needs an adjustment, whether or not to become a stay at home mom when an expensive education hang in the balance, how to select a bridal party, whether or not to move internationally when a baby's on the way and there's concern about an aging parent at home, how to heal from a terrible incident amongst family members that appears to have no hope for closure, and how to communicate with a husband who has a confounding response to asks for help? Enjoy!

Oct 26, 2015
223 - The Night Man Runneth!
01:03:25

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their last week of work, local disturbing sightseeing, and Andy's new night routine, as well as make a few comments/corrections from last weeks episode. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether  a friend's irresponsibility over her pet is reason to un-friend, what the deal is with people who leave pee/poo on public toilet seats, what our thoughts are on missing the four seasons, how to handle a bridezilla when it's your own sister, and how to navigate a quarter life crisis! Enjoy!

Oct 19, 2015
222 - To Head In The Sand Or Not To?
01:03:13

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the anxiety surrounding their neighbor's yard as well as the recent gun control swell and whether it's okay to opt out of political and social news. Then they give their super unqualified advice to listener questions about what to tell a gay relative who is coming out to his family, and how to handle a bridesmaid who clearly isn't the greatest friend? Enjoy!

Oct 12, 2015
221 - Creative Inspiration!
01:01:07

Andy and Elizabeth discuss creative procrastination, inspiration and the old gettin' shit done! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether it's a good idea to get into what will eventually be a long distance relationship, how to handle self doubt after a spouse cheats, what to do about a seemingly innocuous crush that is distracting from your relationship, and whether or not to bounce from a relationship with someone who doesn't want marriage when you do? Enjoy!

Oct 05, 2015
220 - Luck Be A Lady!
57:49

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the anxiety and excitement of their upcoming trip to Vegas! (First trip away from baby Oprah, eeep!) plus what music they would take to a desert island. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to let a new fiance know that she is loved when she might feel that she's competing with a ghost, what Elizabeth and psychic Andy's predictions are for a couple who are embarking on new life paths, how to let a loved one know that their hygiene is becoming a problem, and how to help kids transition during a big move to a new city? Enjoy!

Sep 28, 2015
219 - Recline and Dine!
01:03:27

Elizabeth and Andy, discuss the major life event that is the release of Meg Myer's album, SORRY, as well their recent date night in St. Louis! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a spouse's mood swings, what advice we have for the soon to be wed, how to handle a work friends group love triangle, whether to listen to your gut on a new relationship or is it just bringing old baggage, and how to handle getting kicked out of your house by an ex step-mom. Enjoy!

Sep 21, 2015
218 - Old Meets Young!
01:04:27

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the merging of two needs to create two beautiful outcomes (pre-school in nursing home, rescue dogs in prisons, etc) which leads to a conversation about technology and the beyond. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate dating a recently divorced guy, whether or not to move forward with a relationship with your sister and mother after they did something hurtful and traumatizing without remorse, what to say to your parents about an upcoming move that you don't think is a great idea, and what are our thoughts on a guy taking his wife's last name? Enjoy!

Sep 14, 2015
217 - Nashville Recap!
01:04:05

Back from a fun but exhausting trip to Music City Elizabeth and Andy discuss all the things they  loved and didn't love about their vacay! They then dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to re-visit an argument that feels unresolved in a relationship, how E & A made the choice to go for baby #2, what questions to ask when meeting a dog and their foster home for adoption, how to move on from a first love, what's the best way to meet cool single gals in los angeles, and lastly how to move forward in a marriage with a man who has a potentially violent temper? Enjoy!

Sep 07, 2015
216 - Time Ain't No Thang!
01:06:13

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent fun work adventure as well as light subjects such as stacked time and the space/time continuum before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about a toxic work relationship, how to proceed with a partner who is not able to show that he is listening and what to do when your fiancee plagiarizes your jokes? Enjoy!

Aug 31, 2015
215 - Theapeutic Therapy!
01:13:11

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent foray back into therapy, the Ashley Madison "fallout" and why oppression/suppression seems to breed hypocrisy. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to process a hurtful wedding party snub, as well as how to handle a delicate work situation at a law firm. Enjoy!

Aug 24, 2015
214 - Confidence Is Key!
59:03

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the "trashbag of the week" as well as how important a role confidence plays in life and oh yeah, what is the meaning of life? Then they give their super unqualified advice to listener questions about how to stay in touch and keep track of family that's far away, how to move on in a friendship when she's lost her husband and you've lost your best friend, and lastly how to navigate trusting your husband when his job requires a huge amount of secrecy? Enjoy!

Aug 17, 2015
213 - Andy On Point!
01:03:09

Elizabeth and Andy discuss good moods and gratitude as well as the most incredible old lady's tshirt ever seen in a Trader Joe's. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about moving on mentally from a past fling, whether to pursue more relationship with someone who broke up with you for incorrect reasons, how to handle a family situation that is hurting your sibling, and lastly, whether or not to let go of a potential love due to timing? Enjoy!

Aug 10, 2015
212 - Written In the Stars!
01:01:25

Elizabeth shares the happy omen from her coffee run as well as how things may have (or may have not) changed between her and Andy in the last five years of podcasting. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to proceed when your boyfriend has a perpetual black cloud, whether or not there is an appropriate age to get couples counseling, how to handle a swallowing conundrum, what a good age is to marry, how to make lasting friendships as an adult, what to do as a twenty year old with a law degree who wants to pursue the arts, and lastly, how to navigate social invites when your partner is struggling with jealousy? Enjoy!

Aug 03, 2015
211 - Ghost Trails and Book Tales!
01:07:49

Elizabeth and Andy get into some intense "bidding" with recent freaky ghost sightings and some great news about books and how they're making a comeback in the Laime/Rosen household! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about soulmates, whether long-distance as a married couple can work, and if it's a good idea to pull the trigger on having kids even when finances aren't quite wrapped up with a bow. Enjoy!

Jul 27, 2015
210 - Duct Tape!
01:05:19

Back (sort of) from the dark depths of virus, Elizabeth and Andy discuss love, funks, and the need for some adventure. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to proceed in a relationship when a partner has come to terms with bi-sexuality and feels they need to explore that, whether mind wandering during sex is normal, and how to rebuild broken trust in a marriage after a major betrayal. Enjoy!

Jul 20, 2015
210A - Sick But Not In The Good Way!

Sadly we have no episode this week due to sickness - please stay tuned, we'll be back next week! 

Jul 13, 2015
209 - Plane Drain!
01:08:37

Back from vacation and enjoying a chill fourth, Elizabeth and Andy discuss their eventful plane ride as well a Fourth Of July memories before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about coping with a Dad who is going through another midlife crisis, how to deal with regret at a young age, how to handle bickering over little things and whether the honeymoon phase is an actual thing in relationships, and whether or not to invite an aunt to your wedding who has been awful to you but would create drama if she weren't invited? Enjoy!

Jul 06, 2015
208 - It's Heatin' Up!
58:09

Elizabeth and Andy get silly due to the blazing hot heat that might be going to their heads before diving right on into listener questions about dating in your own area code, whether to move across country before or after your wedding, how to get your spouse and parent to be civil with each other, how to get your husband let your sister's rude comments to not affect him, whether or not to stay in a relationship that requires constant apologies and walking on eggshells, and lastly how to handle a financial conundrum that has you tied into helping your parents for a mistake they made on your behalf. Enjoy!

Jun 29, 2015
207 - Preach, Lady, Preach!
01:06:21

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their reaction to the murders in Charleston this week, as well as how Media has been forced to change due to technology and why that gives us some hope. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do with a dog during a complicated move, whether or not there's love out there for someone who is suffering from chronic illness, how to navigate a family wedding that your live in boyfriend is not invited to, how to get your partner to understand your work hours when they very greatly from his, and lastly, are there any fun euphemisms out there that you Laimweds are using for Sunday Funday? If so, let us know in the comments! Enjoy!

Jun 22, 2015
206 - Big News!!
59:41

Elizabeth and Andy start this episode off by sharing their mega, big earth-shattering news! Then they dive into giving their unqualified advice to so many great listener questions about how to stave off the engagement pressure in a young couple, what to plan for in moving to a new city on the fly, how to be supportive of a spouse who is teaching a subject you want to know more about, what, if any boundaries need to be in place with a lesbian friend, how to end a toxic friendship, is anyone hiring in LA, and lastly, how to react to an ex husband, baby daddy who is ridiculously immature and hurtful? Enjoy!

Jun 15, 2015
205 - Caitlyn Jenner And God!
01:03:31

Elizabeth tells Andy about why Caitlyn Jenner's transformation has her believing again, they discuss why they are potentially going through midlife crisis' and of course, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions! Listeners wrote in with questions about parental knowledge about sex when you and their son are living together, what to do about a relationship that is on track for something great but still has a few red flags, how to stop an old crush from appearing in your dreams frequently, and lastly how to make real friendships that stick? Enjoy!

Jun 08, 2015
204 - Spooky White In Da House!
57:49

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their more far-fetched dreams as well as some of the awesome AMAZON love they've gotten from their listeners! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about helping a sibling realize they need to get a paternity test and some legal docs to protect themselves, how to navigate a friends' ugly divorce when you see both sides and want to be protective of both of them, how to make new friends after becoming newly single from a seven year toxic relationship, and lastly what to do when a friend might be developing feelings for you that aren't there, and how to put up boundaries without ruining the friendship? Enjoy!

Jun 01, 2015
203 - A Pain In The Back!
59:21

Tales of the chiropractor, updates on ben wa balls, and details on the "kill" Ramona, the murderous cat acquired today start this episode. Then Elizabeth and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not men and women can just be friends, how to approach a spouse about his sleeping habit affecting family time, what's the deal with a mother who mouths all the words as you say them, whether to stay in a relationship with someone who is unable to maintain an erection, and lastly, what do Elizabeth and Andy do to "get in the zone" creatively? Enjoy!

May 25, 2015
202 - Feminine Troubles!
58:05

Squeamish warning: Elizabeth and Andy discuss tampons and butt stuff (what else?) on today's episode before doling out their unqualified advice on some great listener questions about bachelor party expectations, how to start writing sketches, whether to stick in it with a guy who seems distant early on, how to get your houseguests to take reasonable showers, and lastly, to move or not to move for your beau? Enjoy!

May 18, 2015
201 - Same Old Stories Better With Time!
01:08:47

Elizabeth and Andy revisit some old favorite stories (her foray into internet gotcha's, and his foray into outdoor shitters) before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to navigate letting your partner know that you are eager to get married and settle down sooner than he is, what to do when your friend is the OTHER woman, if/how to intervene when your sister is in a toxic relationship, and how to cope with two co-dependent parents, one of whom is a narcissistic a-hole? Enjoy!

May 11, 2015
200 Episodes & Counting!
01:02:43

Yay 200!! We celebrate by discussing how Andy might be very inadequate and Elizabeth is a huge b-word. From there comes tales of bathroom horror, and feedback feelings before we tackle two glorious listener questions about betrayal within a relationship when your partner is the shoulder for someone else to lean on, and how to decide if life with a creative partner who is pursuing their dreams but not offering much stability is for you. Enjoy!

May 04, 2015
199 - Haunted House For Rent!
01:03:41

Elizabeth and Andy segue from dreams to haunted mansions (shout out to Elizabeth's mom and the Demenil Mansion in St. Louis!) to why Ruby is wearing lentil soup before they dive into a bunch of awesome questions. They give their unqualified advice on whether to go for your goals even if it means suffering financially for a while, how to handle a mom friend who oscillates from needy to flakey, whether or not to spay/neuter your pup (YES TO THAT!) how to handle the fallout after a miscarriage and lack of communication in a marriage, whether wedding etiquette requires a dinner out after the wedding, how to handle a rocky relationship with a bipolar, alcoholic mother, what to do about hurtful comments from the in-laws, and lastly how to handle a familial childcare situation when it may strain a sibling relationshp? Enjoy!

Apr 27, 2015
198 - Don't Say Funky Funky!
52:07

Elizabeth and Andy dive into listener questions today right off the bat because there are so many great ones! They discuss therapy, sexual frustrations in a relationship, whether or not to make a long distance relationship work for your career, and then a doozy regarding how much to let your untreated bi-polar mother into your life after a traumatic childhood. Enjo

Apr 20, 2015
197 - Happy 36th Birthday Andy!
58:39

It's Andy's birthday! To celebrate we discuss gettin' old, old people memes, and why things can definitely still be "bitchin". Then we give shout out to our listeners amazon purchases, and give our wildly unqualified advice to listener questions about how to get over heartbreak, what to do about a spouses career planning when it feels as though you are not a part of it, and lastly, a discussion question regarding parents and separations. Enjoy!

Apr 13, 2015
196 - Dream A Little Dream!
58:19

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the importance of dreams in their lives (not the sleeping ones) as well as a few interesting documentaries they've seen before diving into listener questions about young love developing over text first, how to set boundaries with parents who are helping financially, what to do about an ex who doesn't seem to have moved on, how to heal from past hurt from your partner regarding family planning, and lastly, what to do about a work friend who is bumming your scene? Enjoy!

Apr 06, 2015
195 - Shout Out To Andy!
01:02:25

In this, potentially the worst podcast episode ever recorded, Elizabeth and Andy discuss why Andy's mood improved over the weekend as well as Elizabeth's dance dreams. Then they give their wildly unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not a relationship is moving too fast, what to do about an unwanted gift, how to cope with a less than ideal roommate situation, how to de-friend a friend without making it a "thing", and lastly, what to do about a partner who is suffering from self esteem and weight issues? Enjoy!

Mar 30, 2015
194 - Time Is Precious!
01:00:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss being in the throes of time management and the balancing act of life before discussing listener comments on last weeks episode - namely that there is hopefully going to be a Laimewad music share! YES! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to react when running into someone who broke your heart in the past, what to do about a new friendship that needs some boundaries in place, how to choose between two potentially serious boyfriends who both have a lot to offer, and lastly how to cope with feeling unhappy in life and particularly in sex life. Enjoy!

Mar 23, 2015
193 - White House Porn Room!
01:08:55

Elizabeth and Andy debate the use of pornography in the white house and then discuss childhood imaginary friends before giving their unqualified advice to some big listener questions about leaving an abusive relationship with a spouse, the appropriateness of creating mix tapes for friends/acquaintances, what to do about issues of communication, support and loyalty in a relationship and lastly, a doozy of a question about a boyfriend of three years with atrocious hygiene! Enjoy!

Mar 16, 2015
192 - Dronin' About Drones!
59:39

Elizabeth and Andy share their recent violating drone experience and discuss Elizabeth's new justification to start getting high a lot. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to be there for a friend who is in denial about her boyfriend cheating, how to build a healthy, closer relationship with a sibling who has not been in your life due to divorce, how to politely let friends and family know that they are not ALWAYS welcome to stay at your house, and lastly, what to do about your first crush and kiss when you are receiving mixed messages on their feelings? Enjoy!

Mar 09, 2015
191 - Were Elizabeth To Perish!
01:02:59

We be 'illin, and not in the good way - we've got another fun, sneeze-filled sick 'cast for you wherein we discuss Andy's frustrating week, how Elizabeth wants to be buried and lots of other death-related discussion before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about living in the same complex as an ex, how to handle a Mother who is far too involved, whether or not we ever really get over our first loves, and how to gracefully handle some wedding RSVP snafus. Enjoy!

Mar 02, 2015
190 - We Middle Aged!
59:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss whether or not they are "middle-aged", Elizabeth's fear involving the elderly and how Elizabeth's fitness secret is directly linked to Girl Scout cookies. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a boyfriend who has a co-dependent relationship with his mother, what to do about in laws who are loving and wonderful but are not taking care of themselves health-wise or financially, and lastly what to do about an awful situation involving someone keying the crap out of the writer inners car for no reason! Enjoy!

Feb 23, 2015
189 - Edging is Edgy!
55:01

Happy Valentine's Day Laimeweds! Today Elizabeth and Andy discuss their work style - 100% versus 85% versus a record low 35% Elizabeth witnessed during her day out. After a quick recap from last week's comments, a quick discussion of a fun voicemail regarding "edging" and a new segment wherein they (sloppily, this time!) Shout out listener's amazon purchases, they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to contest stuff with a bad landlord, how to choose what career to pursue out of highschool, what to do about a past friendship that has become super toxic, and how to politely decline a wedding of a friend you are trying to hold at arms length (and then some.) Enjoy!

Feb 16, 2015
188 - The Seven Year Itch!
58:45

 

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the past seven years of marriage as well as multiple stories that involve deceipt and Andy’s cookies before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about an upcoming West Coast trip, how to get involved in television and film production, what the etiquette is in re-naming rescue dogs, how to handle finances in a marriage where one person makes significantly more (and whether that entitles them to have more say), how to navigate dating two roommates at once (or not) and lastly a question about how to move forward with a wife who suspects you of cheating when you have been totally faithful. Enjoy!

Feb 09, 2015
187 - A Murder In the Night!
01:11:03

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the disturbing events that took place in their house the previous night before answering listener questions about dealing with a very unpleasant and entitled sister in law, how to handle family events and being around an Aunt you've cut out of your life, whether or not to participate in wedding events leading up to the wedding of your nightmare future sister in law, how to tell your girlfriend that her farting is extremely off-putting, and lastly, what to do about leaving a relationship that has red flags of becoming abusive. Enjoy!

Feb 02, 2015
186 - Anxiety Pod!
01:01:37

Happy Monday! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the end of Totally Laime plus Andy's prediction that Elizabeth will smoke in the next six months before answering listener questions about how to spice up ones love life with a long term partner (and whether or not that can/should involve threesomes), how to handle your partner's baby mama drama, what thoughts Elizabeth and Andy have on pursuing creative careers and entrepreneurship, and lastly, should a highschool student make the move on his crush when his time is running out? Enjoy!

Jan 26, 2015
185 - Totally Meow-ied!
59:17

Happy Meownday! Today's episode is brought to you by two sickos! We discuss a roller coaster ride of finality, and a business conversation Andy had that involved meowing from multiple people before diving in with our unqualified advice to listener questions about how much is too much help for a grown sibling, how to handle favoritism towards your sister in law from a mother in law, what to do about a best friend who is unsupportive of your romantic relationship, and lastly how's a girl with two kids in a small town supposed to meet a man? Laimeweds, leave your suggestions in comments! Enjoy! 

Jan 19, 2015
184 - Let's Get Wild And Spacey!
01:04:07

Today's episode starts with an in depth discussion between Elizabeth and Andy about the after life, space, and how the movie WILD moved Elizabeth. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about age restrictions on marriage, when you know it's right,  whether marriage is needed to feel committed, how to handle an incredibly overbearing future mother in law, and how to sort out little household compromises when first moving in together. Enjoy!

Jan 12, 2015
183 - A Barfy And Happy New Year!
53:35

Happy 2015, Laimeweds!! Hope yours is off to a less barfy start than ours. We discuss our New Years mottos as well as some recent run-ins with weirdos before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about dealing with a sick spouse who won't take charge of his health when baby is on the way, how to handle a tricky inheritance situation that has loads of hurt feelings attached, what to do about the desire to leave your marriage when there's nothing wrong on paper, how to handle unwarranted jealousy in a relationship, and whether or not to leave a toxic job that pays the bills but is wreaking emotional havoc. Enjoy!

Jan 05, 2015
182 - New Years Happy-Off!
01:03:23

Happy almost New Years, Laimeweds! Elizabeth and Andy discuss all the things... gratitude and who's happier and oy vey, racism, before giving their super unqualified advice to listener questions about feeling too dependent on one's family in your twenties, getting help with mental illness when your family isn't supportive, how to overcome serious body insecurities to jump into dating, and how to handle a boyfriend who is a jekyll hyde when it comes to socializing. Love to you all -  Happy New Year and Enjoy!

Dec 29, 2014
181 - Merriest Wishes!
01:04:35

Happy Holidays Laimeweds! Let the eggnog flow, the mistletoe inspire and the love fill your hearts! We love you! We discuss Christmas spirit, more post office run ins and why Andy has decided to take a phone break from social media. Then we answer listener questions about moving back in together after a breakup, how to handle a racist grandma, how to find love as a gay blind person in NYC, and lastly, what to do when your spouse is a giver in his heart but not a GIVER in the bedroom, if you know what we mean. Enjoy!

Dec 22, 2014
180 - Decision Fatigue!
01:04:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the concept of "decision fatigue" plus the burden of wealth as well as the recent "thing" Elizabeth did that made her feel oh so good. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about crushing on a coworker and fantasizing about them, and whether or not to share the details of a sordid bachelor party with your wife after the fact, even though you did not participate. Enjoy!

Dec 15, 2014
Christmas Prep Squad!
58:09

Happy Christmas prep day, Laimeweds! Andy and Elizabeth discuss the joys of getting the season started as well as one of their main differences in life philosophies as proven by muffins. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to cope when a friend has snubbed your wedding invitation, how to heal after realizing your father is an asshole/narcissist, how to learn to trust people or know when people have good intentions after you’ve been hurt too many times, whether or not to go to see an ailing loved one when a sibling who was abusive will be there and will wreak havoc on the experience, and lastly, whether or not to stay with a partner who is just sort of “there”.

Dec 08, 2014
178 - Gobble Gobble!
01:06:05

Happy Post-Thanksgiving Laimeweds! We discuss our lessons in gratitude and psychic ability before giving our unqualified advice to some awesome listener questions about money and marriage, going on vacation with a boyfriend's friend's family, what a good gift is for a special someone who thinks they are just a friend, what to make of a partner who is totally unsupportive of your passions, whether or not to continue paying for a niece's lessons when her mom spends her money on more frivolous things, and lastly how to deal with a fiance who seems unenthused about the upcoming wedding? Enjoy!

Dec 01, 2014
177 - Planta Gratis!
01:01:15

Want some free plants or some planta gratis? Elizabeth and Andy discuss one of the many reasons why they adore their landlord before giving plenty of super unqualified advice to listener questions about finding ways to cope with anger issues, how to handle a toxic long term friendship, how to meet other lesbians in a small southern town, whether or not to switch majors in college to something you're passionate about (film, in this case) or stay the course to please your family, finding a way to let your coworkers know you are reading their mouths because of hearing issues, not because they have food stuck in their teeth, and lastly, how to handle friends who are still stuck in party mode when you are heading towards happy grown-ups-ville? Enjoy! 

Nov 24, 2014
176 - Totally Married Love Connection!
59:27

Elizabeth and Andy discuss listener comments and follow ups plus the awesome opportunity for Elizabeth’s dream come true - a totally married love connection! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a Dad’s new girlfriend at your wedding, whether to maintain friendships that induce social anxiety, how to be supportive to a spouse with mental illness and self esteem issues, and how to move on after a devastating break up from a  six year relationship when you are still living together. Enjoy!

Nov 17, 2014
175 - Permission To Give Permission!
01:02:27

Elizabeth and Andy discuss being "in the zone" before Andy poses a question about how to put someone in their place in a creative way regarding toilet paper. Then they give their UNQUALIFIED advice to listener questions about how to deal with insomnia, how to increase willpower when it comes to healthy eating, what to do about a husband's job that takes him out of town indefinitely, how to forge a stronger bond with siblings who are already bonded, and lastly what is the protocol with birth control after babies and who has to step up? Enjoy!

Nov 10, 2014
174 - I Hate Him Fantasies!
01:05:15

Happy post Hallow's Eve Laimeweds! In this episode we discuss our adorable car moment as well as Elizabeth's recent run in with our street's resident ghost hunter. Then we discuss listener questions/updates about a much needed divorce from an abusive relationship, the small world update on a trash bag best friend who cheats, a question about office friendships, a question about disliking a best friend's beau, a question about how to defend/explain one's vegetarianism, a question about a toxic friendship that is making a re-entry and lastly a question about a boyfriend's trash bag friend who has gots to go! Enjoy!

Nov 03, 2014
173 - Time Travel To The Max!
01:05:15

Elizabeth and Andy check in after/before their recent (future) trip to Chicago and discuss... ya know... time travel! Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to broach a discussion about money and inheritance with a financially sensitive partner, whether or not to go through with a Tinder sex-romp with a virgin who is much younger, how to distance yourself from an emotionally draining friendship, and lastly a question about handling a roommate situation when their boyfriend and his friends are a little too comfy. Enjoy!

Oct 27, 2014
172 - You are a B! And you are a W!
56:29

 

Elizabeth regales Andy with the tale of the trash bag of the week, a woman who called Elizabeth both a bitch AND a whore at the United States Post Office. Then they answer listener questions about staying for love or leaving for home, what is newly dating sex etiquette from a guys and girls perspective, what to do when your partner is in a different life stage than you and wants more commitment than you can give, how to handle a boyfriend who is still in a co-dependent relationship with his ex, plus an interesting tidbit from a listener about our favorite topic: bald vaginas! Enjoy! 

Oct 20, 2014
171 - Decidedly Anti-Shunning!
01:02:41

Elizabeth and Andy check in after the big announcement episode of Totally Laime - also Elizabeth shares some exciting news on the work front before she describes a scene she watched that involved, a man, his hat, and an outdoor potty break. Then they answer listener questions about making friends when you live abroad, whether or not to invest in a relationship that would be long-distance, how to cope with being shunned from one's religious family, how to inspire a spouse to get fitter without trash bag behavior, how to find a reputable therapist, and lastly a question about pursuing a creative field and overcoming self doubt and procrastination. Enjoy!

Oct 13, 2014
170 - The Secret Email Trick!
01:03:15

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent success with a secret email trick (to be used sparingly!) before they discuss listener questions about whether or not to tell a current boyfriend about the ten person orgy you had, what to do about knowing that a friend's partner has cheated on them with another friend, how to give a heartfelt wedding speech, how to approach sex and relationships in college when you've never been kissed, how to politely disengage from a porch-parker, and lastly what to do about wedding party lodging for your destination wedding? Enjoy!

Oct 06, 2014
169 - Off Our Game!
59:45

Elizabeth and Andy fumble their tired way through a check-in and discussion before doling out some highly unqualified advice to listener questions about man etiquette when cohabitating with a woman, how to handle your spouse needing a job that would require commuting, how to move on past a difficult divorce and find your spark again, whether or not to maintain a relationship with neices and nephews whose mother and father are no longer in your life, and lastly, what to do about a "friendship" that teeters on the edge of being something more? Enjoy!

Sep 29, 2014
168 - When Your Friend Cheats!
01:02:57

After a hefty  (and well deserved) plug for Andy's new podcast dropping this week (Totally Beverages & Sometimes Hot Sauce!) Elizabeth and Andy dive into a bevy of listener questions about what's the deal with public hair grooming these days, how to handle navigating a new relationship when his last one ended in mystery, what to do when your partner leaves for long stretches of time without being in touch and doesn't feel the need to justify or apologize, what to do about the vegan in the dinner group, how to motivate a spouse to join you in a journey to good health, and lastly, what does one do when you are questioned by your bestie's girlfriend about whether or not he's cheating... When he is, and she's your friend too. Enjoy!

Sep 22, 2014
167 - Scaturday Morning!
01:00:33

I guess the title says it all? Andy and Elizabeth discuss some scat before discussing at length some awesome and interesting follow ups to last week's episode. Then they dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about what to do about a spouse who won't pull his weight financially, what is the most polite way to break up with someone, where do middle class families live in LA, and lastly, from last week's teaser - how to navigate the fine line between fantasy and social obligation? Enjoy!

Sep 15, 2014
166 - The Magical Bag!
01:03:35

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent voyage and why Elizabeth feels not worthy of a newly acquired accessory before discussing listener questions about moving into an inherited hoarder house with your partner, how to recover from a massive blow to one's sexual self esteem in the marriage, and whether or not to take the risk to make a living doing what you love versus staying in the safe financial spot but not enjoying the work. Enjoy!

Sep 08, 2014
165 - A Passive Aggressive Note!
59:49

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent "alleged" impulse purchase at Spencer's gifts before diving in with their unqualified advice to listener questions about introducing more sex into the relationship, how to handle a volatile neighbor who might be neglecting their dogs, what to do about wedding gift etiquette when you're not invited to the actual wedding, how to handle a strained relationship with a father after he betrayed the whole family, and lastly, what to do about a boyfriend of two years who still introduces you as "his friend." Enjoy!

Sep 01, 2014
164 - K-Cup w/ Dr. Ro Ro!
01:03:23

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent Chipotle (mis)adventures before doling out their highly unqualified advice to listener questions about inviting an unwelcome guest to a bachelorette party, how to form meaningful friendships in your early twenties, what to do about a marriage that in't fulfilling and leans towards toxicity/indifference, whether or not to make a big bold move to NYC even without a job lined up, how to handle a horrible situation of being hit on by a friend's husband, and what's the deal with guys simply vanishing out of thin air after dating for a while? Enjoy!

Aug 25, 2014
163 - A Little Good With The Bad!
01:00:13

Elizabeth starts today's episode with a little story about a heart-lifting moment she witnessed before she and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to handle a breakup when you still have to live under the same roof, what to do about a boyfriend whose response to conflict is to just ignore you, how to handle the long painful road that is infertility, what to do about hurt feelings over your sisters bridal party, how to handle the feelings that come along with a lost wedding ring, what Elizabeth's thoughts are on "112 Weddings" a documentary about marriage, how cope with the loss of a beloved pet, and lastly, how to handle the "stuff" that's from a now estranged relative. Enjoy!

Aug 18, 2014
162 - Mind Over Matter!
01:02:17

Elizabeth and Andy discuss her recent weird sickness and how mind really can trump matter, apparently, plus Andy's revelation that he might, indeed, be psychic! Then they give their *highly* unqualified advice to listener questions about how to move forward from a major infidelity (that the writer-inner had to LISTEN to, uggh!,) feeling jealous of the social aspect of your husband's job, whether or not to move out of your parents house as an adult when they are not ready to let go, how to handle social events with specific eating preferences, and what to do when visiting So Cal? (Laimeweds, please leave feedback in the comments!) Enjoy!

Aug 11, 2014
161 - Bro-in' Out!
59:11

Elizabeth and Andy discuss gratitude and follow up on last week's debate about why Andy doesn't get the out and about love that he deserves before answering listener questions about whether or not it's kosher to date your best friend's ex, budgeting for a wedding, what's the proper city etiquette, how to proceed with a partner who won't go to therapy, and what to do when you've found a great match but they have just ended a terrible relationship? Enjoy!

Aug 04, 2014
160 - Unapologetically Himself!
01:02:05

Andy and Elizabeth discuss why some people don't seem to be very warm to Andy when they are to other people, before answering listener questions about finding new love after divorce and kids, what to do when two people with illnesses are in a marriage and need care of their own, whether or not to proceed with a rekindled friendship when the friend's partner leaves a lot to be desired, how to handle division of household duties with a partner who is also handling the bulk of childcare, how to move on from an ex relationship that still takes up a lot of brain space even though the new relationship is a happy one, and lastly, what's the most graceful way to break up with a long term boyfriend when there's been cheating involved. Enjoy!

Jul 28, 2014
159 - Pathological Liars!
01:00:33

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the fun and light topic of pathological liars and what happens when you find something out about someone that changes your entire perspective on them. Then they answer listener questions about how to deal with a negative nelly sister, what to do when someone puts DICK PILLS in your tea (first ever punked post?), how to move on from a major infidelity by your husband of fourteen years, and what to do when your partner and you want to live in different cities. Enjoy!

Jul 21, 2014
158 - The Dumbest Thing Ever Said!
58:09

Freshly back from their Oregon vacay, Elizabeth and Andy discuss the good times before Elizabeth says literally the dumbest thing she or anyone has ever said. Then they discuss follow ups before giving their un-qualified advice to listener questions regarding a cheating/toxic friend (trash bag) and whether or not to intervene, or give advice to a friend who is in a ne

Jul 14, 2014
157 - Invention-ness!
54:11

In this pre-recorded episode, Elizabeth and Andy discuss her "passion" for inventing before diving into listener questions about what to do when you see an overheated dog in a car, whether or not it's a good idea to hook up with your weed dealer, how to get your husband to compliment your postpartum bod without fishing for compliments, what to do if you are the only giver in a relationship, whether it's a good idea to continue a relationship with the family members of an ex, and lastly, how to cope when your spouse suffers from erectile dysfunction? Enjoy!

Jul 07, 2014
156 - What's Up Portland!
01:03:01

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the major repercussions to her over enthusiastic responses to people before diving into listener questions about whether or not there's a "girl code" in a friends with benefits relationship, what Andy's suggestions are for visiting Missoula, MT, if it's appropriate to take over an elderly dog's care (or euthanasia) for a grandmother suffering from Alzheimer's, what E and A's feelings are in about living with constant dread about the other shoe dropping in life, if one should pay close attention to social cues during a threesome, and lastly how do you know if a relationship is worth fighting for? Enjoy!

Jun 30, 2014
155 - Don't Be A Trash Bag!
01:04:29

In this 3-parter episode (broken up in chunks due to a power outage and a crying baby - sorry!) Elizabeth and Andy discuss their latest foray into "the good life" (A chef! Pilates! Central Air! Oh wait, nevermind) before diving into listener questions about division of labor amongst couples (how do I get him to do anything?!) whether or not it's appropriate to share this filthy podcast with a respectable female friend, whether or not Andy and Elizabeth still share their one gratitude a day with each other, if a relationship is moving too fast when it's happening before the previous divorce is final, how to reconnect with a dad who has a new ball and chain, and then a doozy of a question about a husband who might not be willing to stay in the relationship if the wife is unable to conceive. Enjoy!

Jun 23, 2014
154 - Use The Word Mommy!
01:02:43

E and A discuss their recent misadventures to the Children's Hospital ER before diving into an important follow up regarding a gent and his "escort" plus new listener questions about whether or not it's possible to be in love with two people at once, how to deal with a hoarder mother in law, whether a young long distance relationship is worth it, whether or not to act on a crush on your boss, how to ask for more day to day communication from you partner, how to find a kick ass couples therapist, and lastly, what to do when your boyfriend is a little (a lottle!) bit too connected to his mommy? Enjoy!

Jun 16, 2014
153 - Suckitude!
01:03:43

No denying it, today is a sucky day for Elizabeth but Andy helps her put things into perspective per usual! Then they answer listener questions about whether or not "he's the one" if marriage isn't an exciting proposition, how to deal with a brother in law's relationship with your spouse that is drama-filled, what it was like moving from St. Louis to the big city(ies!), how to handle a "scheduled" breakup with friends and the social engagements around it, and lastly, is it okay to skip a wedding if you're not feeling up to it? Enjoy!

Jun 09, 2014
152 - Purple Dildo Surprise!
01:03:47

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the follow up to her spiritual crisis as well as their latest heated discussion regarding black out shades. Then they dive into listener questions about surprise purple dildos, functioning in a relationship where the conversation has stalled, and how to cope with a boyfriend who is great in every way except that he's a total slob and doesn't take care of himself. Enjoy!

Jun 02, 2014
151 - Spiritual Crisis!
01:03:05

Elizabeth goes on quiiiite a journey in today's episode regarding spirituality and what "it all" means before she and Andy answer listener questions about romantic inexperience, whether or not to rescue a pup, and one of our all time favorite questions about hugging as a form of prostitution. Enjoy!

May 26, 2014
150 - Madge Is Back!
59:47

Elizabeth and Andy celebrate this 150th episode of Totally Married (!) with a tale of their old friend, house ghost Madge, as well as some thoughts on Elizabeth's recent accessories choices and the lovely but weird texts she's been sending Andy. Then, they dive into listener questions about highschool relationship dramas, how to re-connect with a sister who has hurt you, and how to get your spouse to talk about his pain over the father that left him and the ongoing damage that has been left in the wake. Thank you to all the Laimeweds who have stuck with us through 150 episodes! Enjoy!

May 19, 2014
149 - Crock Pot To The Rescue!
01:03:17

Happy Mother's Day Laimewads! Elizabeth and Andy discuss her first special day and how the gift giving went down (not without crying from laughing, or was it just crying?) Plus answers to listener questions and comments about crushes on co-workers, losing one's virginity in their twenties, whether or not to move to a new city for your spouse and his mental health, how to cope with a best friend's nightmare of a girlfriend, whether or not to intervene on a sibling who is making poor decisions for his future child, and how to break up with your hairstylist but keep the friendship going strong. Enjoy!

May 12, 2014
148 - We're Going Down!
59:19

Andy regales us with a story from his recent business trip regarding flying and driving and death - all sorts of fun stuff! Then, he and Elizabeth answer listener questions about how to manage gift giving/buying when you share bank accounts, what to do about people (jerks?) who throw their older pets away, how to deal with depression and anxiety over death and loss, and how to react when someone's pregnancy might be stealing your wedding thunder. Enjoy!

May 05, 2014
147 - Terrible & Horrible!
55:13

Welp if you are looking for a podcast that covers porn, poop, and jealousy plus a lot of other terrible and horrible things, look no further! Elizabeth and Andy discuss all of the above plus listener questions about finding a job for your heart as opposed to your bank account, ditching a friend who does shitty stuff and is toxic, and how to deal with jealousy that's due to an old relationship with a jerk. Enjoy!

Apr 28, 2014
146 - Fantasy Land!
56:31

Elizabeth and Andy discuss fantasies and who the tallest/shortest person they've dated was (a riveting discussion :) before diving into listener questions about an illicit crush in the office place, why Elizabeth cares so much about rescuing dogs, and whether or not it's cool to bounce from a ten year long marriage because you are "bored with marriage". Enjoy!

Apr 21, 2014
145 - Happy Birthday Andy!
53:33

It's Andy's 35th Birthday, (Happy Birthday Andy!) so naturally we discuss lying and when it's totally cool! Also we dive into listener questions about having children abroad, being pregnant at the same time as your sibling, how to proceed after professing your love to someone who is already spoken for, and how to deal with the bitter pill of rejection that comes with creative pursuits. Enjoy!

Apr 14, 2014
144 - Tattoosin And Boozin'!
01:01:25

Elizabeth and Andy start today's episode with a few questions regarding tattoos, drinkin' and other behavior they might feel differently about now that they are parents before diving into listener questions about how to try to connect with a surly and absent sister in law and aunt, how to handle a "dog situation" with the neighbors, what to do about your own insecurities about pornography and masturbation that affect your partner, and whether or not to break up with a boyfriend whom you like in spite of the fact that he doesn't make you feel all that great about yourself. Enjoy!

Apr 07, 2014
143 - Back And At 'Em!
01:04:15

It's week two into parenthood and we're back and at 'em with the listener questions about feeling sexually dis-satisfied in a year long relationship, what to do on a road trip to St. Louis, how to help a friend you think is being destructive sexually, whether it's possible to raise healthy kids as vegetarians, how to gracefully accept help from friends when you are down for the count, what steps to take to successfully start a freelance business, how to tell if a relationship is platonic or something more, how to handle a noisy dog when it's time to get intimate, and how to cope when your  girlfriend is going through a personal crisis? Enjoy!

Mar 31, 2014
142 - A Tale Of Two Cheeks!
54:29

Introducing Theodora "Teddy" Mae Rosen! Laimeweds, we are in the throes of new parenthood - the elation, the exhaustion, the philosophical and the poop. We wanted to share our journey getting here with you all - the birth story, the feelings, how the animals are doing and what life has been like on this other side. Apologies if we're a little "slow" or "spacey" or "crying a lot" (elizabeth) ~ all of our energy has gone towards loving, obsessing over and staring at our perfect little bundle! We'll be back in our usual action someday... in the meantime, TEDDY! Enjoy!

Mar 24, 2014
141 - Pervy Poodle!
01:01:43

In this pre-recorded episode, Elizabeth and Andy dive into giving their unqualified advice to a BUNCH of listener questions - for starters there's one about a poodle that's a leetle too excited by all the, ahem, excitement, then how to handle feelings about your partner being bisexual, how to handle depression and anxiety within a relationship, what to do about your own jealousy in a relationship when you know it's most likely only an issue thanks to a jerk ex, what to do when you are living under the same roof with your emotionally abusive mother, how to handle the giving gifts when your partner is trying to keep up with the Joneses, whether or not to try to give an olive branch to a future step-mother-in-law who is not receptive, how to gracefully bow out of a bridal shower that the bridesmaids are expected to pay for on top of the bachelorette party, what to do when your neighbors are neglecting their poor pups who are chained outside, and lastly, how to handle asking friends to be in your wedding party when they seem less than enthused. Whew! That's a lot of unqualified advice. Enjoy!

Mar 17, 2014
140 - Sick Daze!
01:04:41

Elizabeth and Andy are sick with colds, trying to get well before labor and baby. Their sick daze makes for an out-there episode as they discuss listener questions including last week's cliffhanger about the guy who fell in love with a prostitute! Plus they give their extremely unqualified advice on how to be there for a friend who doesn't want to treat their depression, whether or not to stay in a relationship with a fireman when things seem a little off, if it's okay to have separate bedrooms in a marriage, and how to talk to a spouse/sibling/family members when the family is going through a heartbreaking crisis. Enjoy!

Mar 10, 2014
139 - Pregnant and Addicted!
01:00:59

Elizabeth discusses her recent revelation about a little substance that she is clearly addicted to (and it's not even chocolate!) before she and Andy give their unqualified advice to listener questions regarding differences in a marriage regarding the desire for children, how to get your partner to give more positive feedback between the sheets, whether or not to call a friend out on being a constant spoil sport, whether or not to live with another couple, how to deal with a nightmare Step Mom who constantly guilts you, and a cliffhanger of a question which will be addressed in the next episode - you're not going to want to miss it. Enjoy!

Mar 03, 2014
138 - Freebie Freeze-Out!
57:51

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his newest costco purchase/foray into "health" before diving into some very interesting listener questions about our Freebie's, how to navigate requesting money owed to you from relatives, how to move past a betrayal in a relationship, what to do in a relationship when one partner is hyper critical of the other, and whether leaving your home, relationship, friends and family to pursue a dream is really worth it. Enjoy!

Feb 24, 2014
137 - Keying Cars & Karma!
01:02:35

E and A discuss the recent bad news regarding their car :( as well as their productive day of getting ready for baby - Birth bag! Car seat! Annnnd... Padsickles? Then they answer listener questions about feeling hurt over not being a bridesmaid, navigating a difficult relationship that is heading towards co-dependency, finding new friends/relationships wherein you can discuss your emotions freely, how to convince your husband that couples therapy isn't only for the end, and lastly, how/when to tell potential partners that you have an STD when you are back in the dating game. Enjoy!

Feb 17, 2014
136 - Racial Tension!
01:08:07

Whoa nelly! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the heated conversation inspired by episode 135 regarding racism as well as Andy's potentially new diagnosis before answering listener questions about thank you note etiquette in friendships and what to do when that goes awry, whether or not Elizabeth and Andy took the babymoon they'd discussed, how to deal with feelings of betrayal when a parent is unfaithful to your other parent, and how to enjoy your big wedding day without letting it consume your life and happiness leading up to it. Enjoy!

Feb 10, 2014
135 - Six Years Of Awesome!
01:03:11

Happy Anniversary! It's been 6 years of this wild ride called marriage so naturally Elizabeth and Andy discuss balls (of the felt variety), shoplifters, and death. Then they answer listener questions about racist costumes, where to live in LA, how to humor a funny guy boss, whether to continue a friendship that feels null and void, what's the best place to start if you want to rescue a dog (yay!) whether or not to buy a baby gift for a porn star you've been enjoying (love this one!) and lastly, our first ever question about a conflict - we hear from both sides of the story and discuss! Enjoy!

Feb 03, 2014
134 - Andy Is A Monster!
58:55

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent misunderstood behavior that doesn't shine him in the best light before answering listener questions about dealing with a difficult sister in law when traveling, financial responsibility with dog ownership, what to do about an invitation to a disastrous wedding, how to move on from a devastating break up and remain a good friend to those who are in happy relationships, what to do about a friendship that has gone south when you are owed money, and lastly, how do Elizabeth and Andy navigate meals when they have such different tastes/diets? Enjoy!

Jan 27, 2014
133 - A Photastrophy!
01:00:53

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his recent attempt to reconcile what's going on in photos of him and whether or not he is as good looking as he thinks he is (he is, says Elizabeth!) plus answers to listener questions about finding human contact and attention with someone when you aren't looking for a serious relationship and are shy by nature, how to support a great boss who is newly pregnant, what to do for a husband who is incapable of using public restrooms, how to navigate getting rid of unwanted roommates who are also your friends, and how to move on from the hope of a relationship that never panned out the way it was supposed to? Enjoy!

Jan 20, 2014
132 - Heavy Breathing!
58:49

Elizabeth and Andy discuss why she embarrassed him in their class as well as Andy's recent foray into the world of virtual assistants before they answer listener questions about what's "Totally" about Los Angeles, how to be there for a friend who clearly has major reservations about her relationship, what to do about those old "circus friends" of yours when your life has taken a different path, and lastly, do men only love bitches? What's up with that? Enjoy!

Jan 13, 2014
131 - Insecurities!
01:06:43

It's the first hour long episode of Totally Married! Elizabeth and Andy check in about how her NY's resolutions have already taken a hit, as well as discuss other insecurities before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about whether or not to suggest to a long time friend/hook up buddy to take things to the next level, what to do when your boyfriend shows signs of an alcohol problem, and how to deal with a spouse who showed up empty handed at Christmas. Enjoy!

Jan 06, 2014
130 - Happy 2014!
40:25

Happy New Year Laimeweds! Andy and Elizabeth discuss their New Year's resolutions as well as drop a big FYI bomb - they are drinking their own kool aid! (and it tastes great!) Plus listener questions about dating when you're introverted, how to connect with your partner when there seems to be little communication, and lastly and particularly powerful (mwah ha ha) question about flatulence! Wishing you all a fantastic start to 2014 -  Enjoy!

Jan 01, 2014
129 - The One Thing We Have!
41:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their Christmas holiday as well as how they discovered that the one thing they definitely have in common is a former love for the bands Prodigy and Kid Rock! Then they answer listener questions about supporting a mom who has a hoarder sister, what to do when you are ready to get married and settled down to a perpetual peter pan, how to be supportive for a partner when you don't agree with his perspective, and lastly, what to do when the man you love and have been married to for seven years wants a divorce. Enjoy!

Dec 30, 2013
128 - Happy Happy Merry Merry!
47:11

Merry Christmas Laimeweds! We discuss our Christmas morning plans as well as well as some under-the-covers plans (mwah ha ha) before diving into answering listener questions about jealousy over work friends, thinking of loved ones who have passed away during the holidays, what to do when your boyfriend(s) don't seem to want to go "downtown", and how to navigate very close opposite sex friendships. Enjoy!

Dec 25, 2013
Xmas Card Whoopsies!
42:51

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their vastly different reactions to their recent Christmas card snafu as well as get into an in depth discussion about birth choices (more on that topic on Totally Mommy dropping in January!) Then they answer listener questions about high school crushes on friends, how to handle a brother who is marrying someone barely legal and is a general nightmare, how to explain to your future in laws why your brother is rolling in dough when it involved the growing of some very special "herbs", and lastly, should you take a standup comedy class for the fun of it? Enjoy!

Dec 23, 2013
126 - Christmas Ramp-Up!
43:23

Elizabeth and Andy check in about their vastly different Christmas prep before answering listener questions about putting up boundaries with roommates, getting help with an out of sorts dog that isn't even your own, what to do if you're struggling with binge eating, how to honor a loved one who has passed away, how to be supportive to someone when you can't relate to what they are going through, and what to do about work when you're just not feeling it where you are? Enjoy!

Dec 18, 2013
125 - Ya Can't Assume!
43:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss the lessons she learned about making assumptions and how the recent dog conundrum played out. Then, they answer listener questions about a guy who wants to give good advice to his friend after a breakup, what a good Christmas gift might be for the guy who has everything, what to do when your husband promised to move in the future but won't budge now that the time has arrived, and lastly a very interesting question about how to navigate your husband's anxiety disorder when it directly impacts your ability to pursue your dreams. Enjoy!

Dec 16, 2013
124 - Existential Crisis!
42:17

Elizabeth and Andy discuss what's taking place in their house that is sending Elizabeth into a bit of a tailspin as well as ask the listeners for help on a precarious dog situation. Then they answer listener questions about how to be a compassionate co-worker when your colleague is going through hell, what to do when your boyfriend won't stop talking to a girl who is in love with him, how to navigate the holiday drinking when you are secretly pregnant, how to throw a fun wedding and reception on a budget, how to include your newly-mothered best friend in your birthday festivities and lastly, why does talking on the phone suck so bad and MUST you always call to ask someone out on a date?! Enjoy!

Dec 11, 2013
123 - Hot Chocolate Memories!
44:51

Elizabeth shares her food memory to an un-impressed Andy before they dive into listener questions about handling a stressful visit to your dysfunctional family over the holidays, choosing between a nice guy boyfriend and the ex who wants back in, how Andy's parents feel about being grandparents from so far away, and being a 25 year old virgin who is afraid of being perpetually single. Enjoy!

Dec 09, 2013
122 - Highly Miserable People!
41:47

Elizabeth and Andy (attempt to!) explore the 14 habits of highly miserable people before answering listener questions about a homophobic friend, how to find someone to casually date in a new city when you're not looking for something serious but are looking for some seriously good sex :) and lastly, how much is an appropriate amount to spend on an engagement ring? Enjoy!

Dec 04, 2013
121 - Totally Times Three!
44:09

Elizabeth makes a big announcement about the podcast! Then she and Andy discuss their recent visit to St. Louis before answering listener questions about moving/compromising when in a long distance relationship, what to do when you're starting a new relationship but "the one that got away" comes crawling back, and how do we feel about our listeners feeling like they know us? Enjoy!

Dec 02, 2013
120 - Gobble Gobble!
40:49

Happy Thanksgiving Laimeweds!! Elizabeth and Andy discuss gratitude, St. Louis style pizza (who knew?!) versus Chicago versus New York, choosing to do something you love for a living versus something that pays the bills, how to handle a disintegrating relationship with a step father when your mother is sick, and what is the best way to network for a new job in a new city when you don't know anyone there? Enjoy!

Nov 27, 2013
119 - Facebook Ghost!
38:57

E and A discuss the possibility of communication from the beyond thru the billion dollar conglomerate that is Facebook before answering listener questions on whether or not to compromise on a New Years Eve trip, what to do when boyfriend/girlfriend both have twin beds, how to navigate a best friend pulling away, and what to do in a marriage when things look bleak and there's little hope for change. Enjoy!

Nov 25, 2013
118 - Choking Out!
42:37

E and A discuss a friend's recent choking scare which leads to all sorts of fun discussion about horrible things happening! Then they give their unqualified answers to listener questions about having in laws wear out their welcome and how to address that with your spouse, how to make new couple friends, and a VM about what to do when your best friend is dating someone who is no beuno. Enjoy!

Nov 20, 2013
117 - Perfectly Imperfect!
45:43

Elizabeth and Andy check in after a day long Motherhood retreat for Elizabeth and a bad start to the day for Andy that involved Ruby jumping on his balls. Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about how to help a partner who has crippling fear of flying, what to do when your brother in law is portraying bizarre bathroom behavior during family trips, how to handle a father's infidelity, and what to do when you and your spouse disagree on where to live. Enjoy!

Nov 18, 2013
116 - You Are Beautiful!
47:29

After a quick check in at the studio, Elizabeth and Andy address some hilarious follow ups before answering listener questions about letting your girlfriend know you think she's super beautiful even if she doesn't believe it, how to create more meaningful female friendships when a girl is more comfortable around men, how to handle the super frustrating trying-to-get-pregnant "two week wait" and lastly, how to deal with a friend who has cut ties due to your good news. Enjoy!

Nov 13, 2013
115 - Cojones Conundrum!
41:55

Elizabeth and Andy discuss an article that illustrates why Andy might not be wired for fatherhood (uh oh!) before diving into giving their unqualified advice/answers to listener questions about setting boundaries with an annoying roommate, how much sex is normal in a relationship, what to do about a friend who creates drama everywhere he goes, and how to develop more meaningful friendships that will meet you halfway instead of you putting in all the effort? Enjoy!

Nov 11, 2013
114 - Fantasty Land!
38:35

E and A stumble into some female versus male fantasy talk before discussing listener questions about not wanting to leave your baby with your mother in law, how to deal with in laws that are excluding and hurtful, how to avoid a disaster at a wedding when the families are completely different and there are a few live wires, and lastly is a long term friendship worth the investment because of the length of time even if you've grown apart and have differing views? Enjoy!

Nov 06, 2013
113 - Extramarital Crushes!
44:45

Elizabeth and Andy describe how they scared the bejeezus out of each other today as well as why Andy is having terrible fears of killing their child before they dive into some interesting questions about quitting smoking, whether or not crushes are okay outside of a relationship (and if so, how to deal with them,) what to ask of a marital counselor when your partner won't go with you, how to cope with a husband and best friend who hate each other's guts, and lastly: What's a girl to do when she wants more of the booty call?! Enjoy!

Nov 04, 2013
112 - Happy Halloweeny!
42:19

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their former ghost, Andy's recent career magical moment, as well as why they are not doing Jack-O-Lanterns this year. Also, they announce the name of their baby girl! (not really… or really?) Then they answer listener questions about how to keep new adopted dogs from marking in the house, what home remedies to implement when the flu hits, whether or not friends should help you with your online dating profile, how to navigate traveling with parents and boyfriends and dealing with uncomfortable room situations, how to avoid an ex coworker/friendship stalker, and lastly, what to do when there's no magic happening in the bedroom! Enjoy!

Oct 30, 2013
111 - Body Image Yikes!
43:49

Elizabeth discusses her recent, sudden bout of pregnancy body image issues before she and Andy answer listener questions about texting etiquette, crazy sister-in-law problems, long distance relationships, and having overnight guests when space is limited! Enjoy!

Oct 28, 2013
110 - How's It Hanging'!
44:41

Elizabeth and Andy check in after a few days of feeling a little untethered, then they give their unqualified advice on listener questions about leaving a career for family, pursuing a crush when they are a best friend to your best friend, what sort of dog to adopt to overcome a fear, and lastly, how to navigate a changing friendship as the parties are entering different life stages. Enjoy!

Oct 23, 2013
109 - Breakup No No!
46:13

E and A discuss how today's texting and social media has created a disconnect that is STILL not okay when it comes to breaking up. Also, we share one of the best voicemails ever recorded, before answering listener questions about communicating in marriage when feelings are off limits, how to navigate making a baby when your partner is having a hard time performing, and lastly, an interesting question on one of our greatest hits topics - pubic hair! Enjoy!

Oct 21, 2013
108 - Off The Sauce!
44:45

Andy makes a MAJOR (not really:) announcement before he and Elizabeth answer listener questions about how to handle it when your spouse won't participate in dreaming of the future with you, whether to maintain a friendship that isn't giving back, what to do when your partner won't go downtown (if you know what we mean!), whether to broach the subject of getting fertility testing early on, and lastly what's a girl to do when her partner of three years has yet to say those three little words?! Enjoy!

Oct 16, 2013
107 - Oh Sh*t!
43:41

Not for the faint of heart, this episode gets into some TMI territory with a story from E's recent midwife appt, plus E and A answer listener questions about finding some income working part time from home, how to break into voiceover work, what to do when your spouse thinks YOU have it so good, and lastly, how to set some boundaries with a less than considerate mother in law. Enjoy!

Oct 14, 2013
106 - Materialistic Matters!
45:01

E and A discuss materialism and consumerism versus just wanting to look cool, man! Plus listener questions about how to deal with a partner who is depressed but won't seek treatment, whether or not to give pregnancy another try after a traumatic loss and a ticking clock, how to get closure after a close friend simply stops responding, and how to end a friendship when one person has outgrown the other. Enjoy!

Oct 09, 2013
105 - Happy & Grateful!
43:33

E and A discuss a recent study/video that shows the strong link between happiness and expressing gratitude before diving into listener questions about losing one's faith in a religion when the marriage was founded in that faith, bad tattoos, and a heartbreaking question about how to cope with a daughter who is suffering from an eating disorder - Laimeweds, please leave any much appreciated advice in the comments below. Enjoy!

Oct 07, 2013
104 - Massage Mistake!
45:23

Elizabeth details her recent foray into mall massage madness and how it went wrong. Then she and Andy answer listener questions about our own nicknames, how to overcome a creative roadblock, how to deal with having put the I Love You out there and now waiting for it in return, how to find and fit in some cheap and romantic dates when time is tight, and lastly, what to do decorating-wise with perpetually blank walls? Enjoy!

Oct 02, 2013
103 - Let's Make A Deal!
46:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss his love for eateries that "look shitty" as well as Elizabeth's new found appreciation for a good deal before answering listener questions about whether or not to stay in a relationship after two strikes, how to be there for your spouse when you are dealing with a terrible loss together, how last names work in gay marriage, and how to navigate a sticky situation with a mother in law and her desire to move in, eeep! Enjoy!

Sep 30, 2013
102 - Ain't Nothin' But A Number!
45:39

E and A discuss how corporations are able to "Target" us silly little consumers before discussing listener questions about differences in age in a relationship, whether or not it's a good idea to stay in a relationship because of the kids, how to get better at communicating in conflict with your partner, and whether or not it's worth the worry about marrying someone who has only been intimate with one person. Enjoy!

Sep 25, 2013
101- Small Lies Count!
45:53

In this pre-recorded episode due to travel, Elizabeth and Andy dive right into listener questions about a husband who's little white lies about his ahem, habits,  are starting to take their toll, whether or not to tell a good friend that they are clearly not ready for the responsibility of dog ownership, what to do when one feels like they are "outgrowing" their marriage, and lastly, how to cope emotionally with becoming a nurturing mother by day but a freak of the week in bed by night :) Enjoy!

Sep 23, 2013
100th Episode Extravaganza!
43:19

HOLY SMOKES, LAIMEWEDS!! We made it! We are so thrilled to have come this far and owe everything to you~ Tune into today for a eery big announcement that we are thrilled to share with you. Love you all!

Sep 18, 2013
99 - BFF's!
42:23

One away from our big 100th episode extravaganza! Today, we discuss our dream birthday parties if there were no restrictions, then we answer listener questions about dudes ending friendships, if it's okay for a married couple to not be each other's best friend, how to gently tell a friend that she's making poor dating choices, how to handle having the "sex talk" with a stepson when his dad isn't game, and how to handle a negative, complaining co-worker who is wearing on your last nerve! Enjoy!

Sep 16, 2013
98 - Post Rock Comedown!
45:43

After a whirlwind night of soundchecking and rock n rolling, Elizabeth and Andy attempt to check in for a late night podcast session, then they answer listener questions about infidelity for a soon-to-be-wed, how to work through a communication/trust breach with a partner who doesn't see it that way, and lastly, how to handle going on a job hunt when pregnant. Enjoy!

Sep 11, 2013
97 - From Sad To Even!
44:51

Andy and Elizabeth discuss what athletic/performance endeavors gets each other going as well as Andy's upcoming Meg Myers show with the Pixies (!!) before diving into some sad listener questions about teen drug dependence, putting a beloved dog to sleep and how to break the news to a child. Also, a question about guys' obsession with anal sex, how to deal with a partner who doesn't have the same physical affection boundaries as yourself and what to do in a relationship that is turning serious for you but perhaps not for the other person? Enjoy!

Sep 09, 2013
96 - Weird, Personal & True!
41:19

Sometimes in a podcast about marriage, we stumble upon things about ourselves that we've not shared with our partner. And sometimes those things are extremely weird, extremely personal and also true! In today's episode, Elizabeth does just that before she and Andy answer listener questions about whether or not to little white lie about how you conceived a child, what to do when you don't want to donate your artistic skills to a wedding you're not a fan of, and lastly - an old standby: to divorce or not to divorce when things have hit the skids? Enjoy!

Sep 04, 2013
95 - Andy's Movie Pitch!
40:49

Andy pitches his million dollar movie idea to Elizabeth, who has three guesses on the title! Then they answer listener questions about when/how/if to reveal to a partner that you are a virgin, how to navigate a new relationship where there's a weight/health/fitness issue already in place, whether or not to take on a new last name when getting married, whether hanging onto friends after a divorce is worth it if they aren't investing back, and lastly, kids in entertainment? Is that a good idea and if so, how do you know if your kids have what it takes? Enjoy!

Sep 02, 2013
94 - Potty Talk!
47:47

Andy tells a very in depth story about his recent potty escapades before he and E answer listener questions about how to seek out therapy when your family doesn't support it, how to navigate keeping sex sexy when you're trying to conceive, whether or not it's a good idea for a gal to go to a bar alone to meet people, how a dude can be supportive to his dude friend who is suffering a broken heart, and whether or not to tell a sibling that they are making a huge mistake by getting married to a guy who is not the right fit. Enjoy!

Aug 28, 2013
93 - Boob Stare Etiquette!
56:21

First off, Andy and Elizabeth discuss the massive follow up to last episodes discussion regarding division of household labor in their own relationship and let you know what sort of compromises they came to - whew! Then they dive into listener questions about how to build distance and boundaries in a friendship with a co-worker, how to test the waters with a friend whom you'd like to be more than a friend (but not at the sake of the friendship!),  whether or not it's worth it to go to a more expensive "dream" college or stick with a practical state school, how to move on from a relationship that ended with no closure whatsoever, and lastly.... Are boob stares kosher? If so, how to? Enjoy!

Aug 26, 2013
92 - An Honest Episode!
45:19

Y'all. Marriage isn't always roses. And we are married, so.... Shit gets real in this episode. Then Andy and Elizabeth answer listener questions about different work ethics within a relationship, how to handle a rambunctious puppy, and what to do when your husband's sex drive has gone sayonara. Enjoy!

Aug 21, 2013
91 - Soda Fountain No-No!
41:47

Andy and Elizabeth discuss recent bizarre behavior witnessed at a local eatery as well as why a potentially successful tryst of Andy's was cut short back in the day. Then they answer listener questions about how to handle receiving a gift that is just too much, whether or not to try to get pregnant when your other health ducks aren't in a row, where to move when you are sick of seasons and rednecks, and how to handle a husband who can't remember to do anything asked of him and also has some potential insecurity issues. Enjoy!

Aug 19, 2013
90 - Virgin Territory!
36:53

Andy and Elizabeth embark on some serious virgin territory in today's episode - they discuss their "first times" as well as what the appropriate age and experience is, in their unqualified opinions. They also discuss moving on from a crush, road rage, and guns! Naturally! Enjoy!

Aug 14, 2013
89 - Let The Fun Having Begin!
45:27

Andy and Elizabeth discuss ways to spice up their routine before addressing follow ups to older episodes. Then they answer listener questions about how to deal with immature sister in laws, whether to cut the chord on a marriage after a challenging separation, how to be a supportive friend to the singleton in the group, and lastly, what are the bucket list to-do items for someone before turning thirty? Enjoy!

Aug 12, 2013
88 - Coffee Talk!
45:09

Andy is trying out a new thing: Coffee! E and A talk coffee and lots of it and then dive into other things they'd like to fix about each other before giving their unqualified advice to listener questions about dating someone who suffers from hypochondria, how to move beyond a betrayal in a relationship, and how to tell if a personality annoyance is just that - an annoyance - or is it a deal breaker? Enjoy!

Aug 07, 2013
87 - Andy's Psychiatric Fantasy!
41:55

This one's a doozy! After discussing the sadness of marriages from a few posts in the fertility/pregnancy forums, Andy and Elizabeth answer listener questions about grappling with feelings of discrimination after a bad experience, how to convince your husband to adopt, and lastly, whether it's worth it to find a new therapist when the one you have isn't quite cutting it. This last listener question then devolves into a session of Elizabeth and Andy creating a new psychiatric fantasy for himself! Enjoy!

Aug 05, 2013
86 - Post Office Love Connect!
36:39

E and A check in after a long day that involved an annoying but potentially meaningful interaction at the post office for Elizabeth and recording his guitar-hero shredding for Andy, NBD.  Then they move onto listener questions about whether or not to adopt a pup to help fill a void, how to request a little more romance from a run down husband, and how to handle letting people know that you are struggling and could use some support. Enjoy!

Jul 31, 2013
85 - Andy's Drinkin' Days!
49:27

Elizabeth and Andy have both taken personality tests on humanmetrics.com - they discuss the results and see how different their personalities really are! Then they dive into listener questions about how to deal with an incredibly insensitive Sister in Law, how to navigate dating in your forties in a small town, and lastly a question about Andy's "drinking days" and how he's been able to move on from them. Enjoy!

Jul 29, 2013
84 - Wacky But True Sex Laws!
40:35

Elizabeth and Andy talk through some wacky but true sex laws - did you know that in MA, a woman cannot be on top?! Then they dive into listener questions about potential jobs in the field of language, how to make each other feel extra special and loved after marriage, whether it's okay to ask for cash instead of registering for wedding gifts, and lastly, how to handle a boyfriend who is jealous of your social life but seems to have no motivation to cultivate one of his own. Enjoy!

Jul 24, 2013
83 - No Kids, No Problemo!
39:25

Elizabeth and Andy dive right into the incredible feedback/response from episode #81's question about choosing not to have kids and how to deal with the pressure/judgment from others. Who knew this was such a h0tbutton topic?! Then they discuss listener questions about whether to follow through with a marriage when you're still dating and interested in other people, whether or not to tell a white lie about knowing a special surprise your honey has planned, how to handle starting out in the real world, post college, and how to handle the guest list for a destination wedding - extended family or not? Enjoy!

Jul 22, 2013
82 - What I'd Miss About You!
37:37

Elizabeth and Andy play the fun game: "What I'd miss most if you died" Then they answer listener questions about dealing with annoying friends who think they're parenting style is better, when in a relationship one should share their struggle with depression, how to get immersed in the world of podcasting and build listeners, and lastly - a question posed to all our gay laimewads/weds out there: when should a father tell his young son that it's okay to be gay? Enjoy!

Jul 17, 2013
81 - Golden Nugget!
47:05

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent and wonderful podcast-related golden nugget before diving into listener questions about whether or not to share your "number" if it's higher than your partner might be comfortable with, whether choosing to not have kids makes you a bad person, how to deal with a sister who can't get her shit together and lastly, how to cope with wanting kids when your partner's been down that path already? Enjoy!

Jul 15, 2013
80 - I Love You's Count!
42:25

Andy and Elizabeth reveal their "I love you" numbers to each other before discussing the best gift Elizabeth's ever received. Then they answer listener questions about living at home in your twenties, how to balance two ambitious spouses pursuing demanding careers, whether to risk losing a friendship by sharing your feelings, and two of our fave topics in marriage: religion and sexuality! Enjoy!

Jul 10, 2013
79 - Hold The Bacon!
41:07

Elizabeth gives Andy a shout out for his latest husband hero moment before they discuss listener questions about dating profile user names, how to manage the "i love yous" in a newly serious relationship, how to navigate adopting a dog when a baby is on the scene, whether moving to a music hub is the right choice for an engineer, how to move on after a breakup, and lastly, is not having tons of friends normal/okay? Enjoy!

Jul 08, 2013
78 - Fear Factors!
48:01

Elizabeth and Andy are fresh off their trip to Boise, Idaho! The discuss white water rafting, Elizabeth's re-ignited fear of flying and then answer listener questions about online/offline dating, to cheat or not to cheat, whether to get out there in the online dating world after being widowed, and what to do when your best friend's tongue is consistently down her boyfriend's throat. in public. Enjoy!

Jul 03, 2013
77 - Gym Fail!
50:37

Elizabeth explains why the gym just ain't cutting it and makes an announcement regarding her future physical endeavors before she and Andy dive into not one but TWO voicemails as well as answer listener questions about how to handle jealousy between Mom and Mom-in-law, whether or not it's weird to be proud of someone for graduating highschool, and if it's a good idea to reach out to an ex friend for closure a year after the falling out. Enjoy!

Jul 01, 2013
76 - New Paths!
48:23

Andy and Elizabeth check in after a whirlwind three days that have resulted in some of Andy's professional endeavors coming into new focus. Then they answer listener questions about making adult friends, adoption versus making human babies, the music biznass, and how to find a compatible partner. Lastly, Elizabeth gets all self conscious about this episode for some reason! Enjoy!

Jun 26, 2013
75 - We Gots Some New Wheels!
38:57

All hail the Volvo! Elizabeth and Andy discuss the new love of their lives as well as answer listener questions about Facebook update etiquette in relationships, how to navigate raising kids in a veggie/non veggie household, whether or not to continue a crush that requires booze, and how to handle a spouse who's social behavior is vastly different from your own. Enjoy!

Jun 24, 2013
74 - Religion & Kinky Sex!
49:01

E and A discuss the recent "wild night" they had (for them) before diving into listener questions about when people differ on their religious beliefs in a relationship, how to support a loved one after a traumatic change to their physique, how to compromise on both the quantity and quality of sex in a relationship, and some really important info regarding our favorite characters from The Wire. Omar Back. Enjoy!

Jun 19, 2013
73 - Hygiene Mistake!
51:39

Andy made a questionable personal hygiene choice and shares what the fallout has been, as well as a discussion about negativity before answering listener questions about dealing with grief in a couple, fighting the engagement blues, whether or not to be honest about your "number", how to deflect negativity, and what to do when your partner's relationship with someone else doesn't feel quite right. Enjoy!

Jun 17, 2013
72 - Quitting With Confidence!
54:13

Elizabeth and Andy share tales of "quitting" things - the bank, the gym. Then they dive into listener questions about coming out to your parents, how to help a family member who has cut themselves out of the family, how to make friends with younger people at school/work, whether or not to stay in a difficult long distance relationship, to religion or not to religion with kids, and many more. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2013
71 - How Do You Like Dem Apples?
48:29

Elizabeth and Andy discuss this crazy whirlwind of a weekend, including a favorite moment for Elizabeth inspired by "Good Will Hunting". Then, they answer listener questions about dealing with difficult coworkers, how to cope with loss, how to tell a partner about your STD, how to get started pursuing acting, whether or not to take anti-depressants, and lastly, (more than) a few words on puppy mills. Enjoy!

Jun 10, 2013
70 - Casual Encounters How-To!
43:41

Elizabeth and Andy discuss not one but TWO excellent follow ups to the casual encounters question as well as address listener questions about obnoxious sister-in-laws, working behind the scenes in entertainment, a music question for Andy and what to do when the dog of the house is guarding the house from you. Enjoy!

Jun 05, 2013
69 - Test Drive!
48:49

Elizabeth discusses her joy over a potential new car before she and Andy answer listener questions about whether people can tell when someone is a functioning alcoholic, what to do when your good friend goes creepy, how to move on with your life in spite of an overbearing mother, and how to proceed if you want to break into the music business! Enjoy!

Jun 03, 2013
68 - The Worst Way To Find Out!
45:11

Elizabeth and Andy give a brief update on Ruby - she's on the mend after surgery, yay! Then they discuss listener follow ups including one that involves THE WORST way we've ever heard of someone finding out they've been cheated on, as well as answer listener questions about inexperience in your twenties, if friends of spouses are off limits in an open relationship, how to be there for a friend and yourself after a traumatic event, and lastly, some good ole fashioned maid of honor drama!  Enjoy!

May 29, 2013
67 - Memorial Daze!
43:31

Oh no! Ruby isn't feeling too well which is bumming her parents out on this fine holiday, but they soldier on and answer listener questions about moving away from NYC, how to handle friendship breakups, how to let go of people not liking you, and an Andy-specific question about lyric writing contents - yay or nay? Enjoy!

May 27, 2013
66 - Hittin' The Gym!
51:53

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their endeavors to get fit before diving into listener questions about how to convince a sibling to come out to your parents, whether to pursue a crush that lives in a different city, and what to do when you suspect dad is cheating on mom. enjoy!

May 22, 2013
65 - Wack Birth Control!
49:51

They're back from vacation and ready to roll, discussing their recent discussion about the pull out method as well as answering listener questions about Mother's day when you are mother-less, feeling out whether marriage is on the horizon, whether or not women and men can be friends without sexual tension, and a particularly stumping question about continuing to date someone when the sexual spark just isn't there. Enjoy!

May 20, 2013
64 - Beach Swing!
32:41

It's Elizabeth and Andy's second podcast from the paradise that is Cayucos! They discuss how Andy was "spotted" on the tour of Hearst Castle as well as what gave Elizabeth a moment of utter bliss. Then they dive into listener questions about crate training a new pup, handling the topic of depression with family members, how to spice up a ho-hum sex life, how to inject a little light-hearted fun into a stressful marriage, and lastly, HICKIES!! Enjoy!

May 15, 2013
63 - Tour Guide Fail!
50:33

E and A are on vacay! Podcasting from The Cass House Inn in Cayucos, CA, they discuss their hilarious experience in a tourist attraction before answering listener questions about taking an old relationship back on, how to deal with highschool relationships, and how to be supportive when a friend is making a potentially terribly bad relationship decision.

May 13, 2013
62 - Golf Goof!
55:17

This episode launches with Elizabeth's latest good vibes as well as a wee bit of nagging regarding Andy's latest golf goof. After a few follow ups, they answer listener questions about procrastinating, doggy jealousy red flags, changes that come with baby, and lastly, that age-old important question: To Rabbi or not to Rabbi? Enjoy!

May 08, 2013
61 - Omelette Vs. Scramble!
45:01

Andy and Elizabeth dive into the ever interesting hot debate topic of whether an omelette is the way to go or is a scramble to ultimate egg dish?! They also discuss listener questions about what to do when a long time friendship sours, whether or not to take his last name, how to discuss questionable parenting with a sibling, how to approach the sensitive subject of lack of sexual enthusiasm in marriage, and offffff course: WOMEN & ORGASMS! Enjoy!

May 06, 2013
60 - 30 Day Marriage Challenge!
57:23

E and A read through what might be the funniest 30 day marriage challenge of all time, before launching into a discussion about light things like religion and creepiness. Then they discuss listener questions about comedy writing, differences in philosophies between spouses, bed time conundrums and how to cope when your Mom is suddenly racist. Enjoy!

May 01, 2013
59 - Bank Teller Fail!
52:07

Elizabeth and Andy discuss their recent podcast snafu - do not leave notes with bank tellers! Elizabeth also discusses what kept her awake with anxiety last night before answering listener questions about depression, splitting chores, the "dreaded" first year of marriage and a particularly entertaining email regarding concerns about having a baby. Enjoy!

Apr 29, 2013
58 - Blue Blooded!
51:09

Andy and Elizabeth ponder many of life's biggest questions regarding blood and farts before listening to the first ever voicemail follow-up and answering listener questions about new moms in the workplace, how much conflict in a relationship is too much, how to get some depression meds, whether it's kosher to ask someone out while they're working, and how to get past some early relationship bumps with communication! Enjoy!

Apr 24, 2013
57 - Boyfriend vs. Partner!
36:51

Elizabeth and Andy check in during a lovely lazy weekend before answering listener questions  - topics include what to call one's mate, confessions of a cheater, what to do in the Lou (St. Louis!) and when it's time to get a new cat. Also discussed is what to do when your sister marries evil itself, and an extremely urgent question from a highschool laimewed about... (wait for it)... PROM! Enjoy!

Apr 22, 2013
56 - A Wind Blows Through It
39:57

The Santa Ana's are blowing through Silverlake, causing some weird emotional issues to spring up for Elizabeth while Andy stays cool as a cucumber. They also discuss listener question about getting over a potential con-girlfriend-type, when's the right time to think about engagement, establishing boundaries in friendships, and in the words of the great One Republic's Ryan Tedder: Is it too late to apologize? (is it ever?) Enjoy!

Apr 17, 2013
55 - Hungover!
41:49

Elizabeth and Andy are nursing their hangovers after a birthday/wedding weekend, so naturally they attack some light subjects such as prostitution, mental illness, family boundaries, and some good ole fashioned should-I-ask-her-out scenarios for good measure. Enjoy!

Apr 15, 2013
54 - Pain Tolerance!
44:09

In Andy's pre-birthday episode, E and A discuss listener questions and feedback as well as dive into the controversial email Andy received from his friend proclaiming that getting kicked in the nuts is definitely more painful than childbirth?! Don't forget to tweet at Andy on Friday April 12th for his birthday (@DrRosenRosen) and Enjoy!

Apr 10, 2013
53 - Ruby's Birthday!
48:25

Today is Ruby's birthday so Andy and Elizabeth discuss the festivities as well as answer listener questions about dating as a teen, whether or not it's necessary to police our fantasies and if threesomes are good... or great! (to quote a writer - inner :) Enjoy!

Apr 08, 2013
52 - Pillow Talk!
31:31

E and A revisit some of last night's pillow talk as well as answer a listener voicemail about whether to divorce or not after infidelity and how to let your friends help you in the game of love! Enjoy!

Apr 03, 2013
51 - Easter Happy!
38:45

It's Easter Y'all, so Elizabeth is juuuust a bit tipsy as she and Andy discuss social endeavors as well as answer listener questions about getting along with the boyfriend's family, and staying in a relationship with an ex girlfriend. Also, CAT TALK!! Enjoy!

Apr 01, 2013
50 - Shower Faux-Pas!
40:45

In this landmark 50TH!! episode E and A discuss Andy's cleaning lady snafu as well as do follow ups to Sexpectations. Then they answer listener questions about falling in love with your best friend and how to deal with a difficult mother. Thanks Laimeweds for making the last 50 episodes so much fun! Enjoy!

Mar 27, 2013
49 - Panties Apocalypse!
46:35

E and A discuss the four horsemen of the relationship apocalypse according to an article on lifehacker.com as well as dive into Elizabeth's all time favorite listener question about panty stealing, as well as other questions about STD's and how to spice up a lacking sex drive. Enjoy!

Mar 25, 2013
48 - Sexpectations!
38:17

E and A talk through some social anxiety as well as answer a bunch of listener questions addressing sexpectations, boundaries with friends, pre-emptive in-law censorship and whether or not Elizabeth feels more liberty to swear since her parents are dead! Enjoy!

Mar 20, 2013
47 - Andy's Number Revealed!
45:49

Finally! Andy reveals his "number" to a surprised Elizabeth and they answer listener questions about vacations, how to break into entertainment and oh yeah, to go or not to go... to PROM! Enjoy!

Mar 18, 2013
46 - Gratitude!
42:31

Elizabeth and Andy reboot today with a little lesson in gratitude as well as answer listener questions about difficult roommates, whether or not to rekindle old flames as friends and financial infidelity. Enjoy!

Mar 13, 2013
45 - Trials and Errors!
35:37

Elizabeth and Andy discuss trials and errors (or what E calls "failures") and also answer listener questions about difficult in-laws, trying to get pregnant and professional existential criseses! Enjoy!

Mar 11, 2013
44 - Vlog Problems!
33:37

Elizabeth has a bit of a life breakdown today but is able to work through it (sort of) also, listener questions about BJ's, taking a new career path and a-sexuality are addressed. ENJOY!

Mar 06, 2013
43 - Yankin!
44:57

Elizabeth and Andy follow up on the last episodes teaser regarding the taste of... well... spunk. Also, they discuss recent fertility tests as well as answer listener questions about an iphone addicted father, differences in gift giving, whether to give a guy a second chance, and to maxim or not to maxim when there are kiddos around. Enjoy!

Mar 04, 2013
42 - Sex Machine!
41:07

Elizabeth and Andy weigh in on an article about how to stay married for 15 years (thanks Alyssa!) and then answer listener questions about dumb people, engagement rings, the screenwriting business, and making friends in a rural area. Enjoy!

Feb 27, 2013
41 - Fertility Clinic!
55:39

In this very personal episode, Andy describes his visit to a fertility clinic and he and Elizabeth discuss how traumatic a trip to American Apparel was for them. They also answer listener questions about college relationships, how to tell someone "no", doggy rescue tips, and lastly they get into a real doozy answering a question about large age differences in relationships. Enjoy!

Feb 25, 2013
40 - Tooth: Implanted!
37:51

Andy's got a full set of chompers today and is ready to share! We discuss follow ups on chocolate sauce lick-downs, when not to tell someone they are being cheated on, and answer listener questions about sexual goals, when your spouse doesn't share your love of fitness, and what to make of "the number" (of sexual partners!) Enjoy!

Feb 20, 2013
39 - Feeling Funky!
30:13

Elizabeth's feeling funky and not in the good way but Andy keeps her laughing! They also discuss follow ups to messy husbands and inter-sex friendships after marriage as well as answer listener questions about men's biological clocks, a marriage that feels empty and if casual sex is a no go or a go go. Enjoy!

Feb 18, 2013
38 - Troubleshooting!
37:53

E & A discuss the differences in the sexes when it comes to emotional support as well as how to overcome the need for approval from other people. Then they answer listener questions about moving on from toxic friendships, whether or not to tell someone that their partner is cheating, when couples spend too much time together, combining bank accounts after marriage, and Elizabeth's favorite topic… dog rescue! Enjoy!

Feb 13, 2013
37 - Would You Rather!
35:37

E & A play a twisted game of "would you rather?" before diving into follow up responses on previous episodes. Then they answer listener questions about the one that got away as well as how to cope when your husband is a slob. Enjoy!

Feb 11, 2013
36 - Dinosaurs & Robots
31:53

E & A get super deep. Like suuuuper deep, talking dinosaurs and technology and robots! Then they answer listener questions about dealing with difficult in laws, whether or not to be involved in an affair, and what to do when a friend is in an abusive relationship. Enjoy!

Feb 06, 2013
35 - Wedding Video Anxiety!
38:03

It's the day after E & A's 5th wedding anniversary and they discuss watching the video for the first time as well as answer listener questions about how/where to have sex when home isn't an option, when you're unknowingly involved in cheating, and when the pressure to make a human baby child becomes too much. Enjoy!

Feb 04, 2013
34 - Anniversary!
32:27

E & A's 5 year anniversary is on the horizon and the plans haven't quite taken shape. They discuss this, as well as Andy's mood of late, and answer listener questions about sexy texts, suspicious activity by boyfriends and how to learn to let people in. Enjoy!

Jan 30, 2013
33 - Productivity!
39:41

E & A had a great day of getting things done! Even though they still haven't made a baby! They discuss this as well as answer listener questions about how to deal with people who don't like you, friends in new relationships, and how to approach wanting things in the bedroom to go a little differently. Enjoy!

Jan 28, 2013
32 - Lions Funkin'!
39:21

Elizabeth and Andy dive into some interesting follow ups on grim messages beyond the grave as well as infidelity. They also answer listener questions about family planning, battles over children and how to find the right career for yourself. Enjoy!

Jan 23, 2013
31 - Gossip, Gurl!
40:25

It might be a Moody Monday in the Rosen/Laime household, but that doesn't stop Elizabeth and Andy from discussing how gossip can be good for you, as well as answering listener questions about having a bisexual husband, how to cope after a friend dumps you, and how to deal with a friend who is "the other woman." Enjoy!

Jan 21, 2013
30 - You're Gonna Be Okay!
35:45

Elizabeth and Andy discuss why goodbye's are important and answer listener questions about dating etiquette, whether friends with benefits is possible and difficult mother in laws. Enjoy!

Jan 16, 2013
29 - Under The Weather!
33:05

Flu season is upon us but that shan't stop Elizabeth and Andy from podcasting, even if it means making no sense! Listener questions about sexless marriages, blowjobs and farting are discussed. Enjoy!

Jan 14, 2013
28 - Weddings & Funerals!
35:27

Andy and Elizabeth share the sage (much more sage than E and A's!) follow up advice for previous writer-inners as well as address questions ranging from how to convince a spouse to have kids to how weddings and funerals will show you who your true friends really are. Enjoy!

Jan 09, 2013
27 - Divorce Myths!
32:31

In today's episode, Elizabeth and Andy read through a few divorce myths that are - and aren't - de-bunked. They also answer listener questions about sticky situations with the in-laws and when a friend is a little to "friendly" with your husband. Enjoy!

Jan 07, 2013
26 - Resolutions Schmesolutions!
40:49

It's the first totally married of the year! Andy and Elizabeth discuss what they've been up to (#findtesla on twitter) , how they intend to get into shape, and then answer two very interesting listener questions about starting a family with health problems, and what to do when you don't approve of a family member's life choices. Enjoy!

Jan 02, 2013
25 - Happy New Year!
34:19

It's New Years Eve so Elizabeth and Andy talk resolutions, and discuss listener emails regarding getting out of a stuck relationship, whether or not you need a "why" when it comes to breakups and of course... strippers! Enjoy!

Dec 31, 2012
24 - Confessional!
35:21

Elizabeth makes a huge confession in today's post Xmas episode before she and Andy answer listener questions about financial support from parents, difficult exes and when the relationship is starting to feel like a one way street. Enjoy!

Dec 26, 2012
23 - Xmas Eve Cat Poop!
38:35

It's Christmas eve, so naturally the topic of cat poop is delved into. Also, Andy and Elizabeth answer listener questions about xmas gifts, masturbation, and porn! MERRY CHRISTMAS! (if that's your thing...)

Dec 24, 2012
22 - "Suck" Them!
32:47

In today's episode, Andy and Elizabeth do a quick check in before addressing some follow ups on guys in wheelchairs and soulmates before weighing in on listener questions about navigating your parents divorce, online dating, and last but not least, how to properly "suck" balls during sex! Enjoy!

Dec 19, 2012
21 - Soulmated!
34:35

Are soulmates a thing? Andy and Elizabeth discuss this as well as listener questions about uptight friends, anniversary gifts, when self deprecating is a bit too deprecating and the validity of online friendships. Enjoy!

Dec 17, 2012
20 - Happy Holidaze!
32:33

The holidays are in the air and we are excited! Or at least, getting there. We discuss the xmas spirit, we finally have an answer (sort of) as to how the people in our house died, and we discuss listener questions about wedding guest lists and getting lost in translation. Enjoy!

Dec 12, 2012
19 - Let's Talk About Sex, Baby!
33:55

Sex, sex & more sex! Andy and Elizabeth share the very personal results from a sexual compatibility quiz and then answer listener questions about whether or not to take him back, and how to navigate couple friends when their relationship is in trouble. Enjoy!

Dec 10, 2012
18 - Breakfast Of Champions!
33:09

Elizabeth and Andy give a quick kitty update and talk today's news before diving into listener questions about how to be the most supportive friend when they're heading down a dark path, and what moving to LA to pursue creative work has been like. Enjoy!

Dec 05, 2012
17 - Aliens!
32:39

Elizabeth and Andy attempt to discuss Aliens and then venture into listener questions about handling sensitive information, dealing with loss, and documentary recommendations! enjoy!

Dec 03, 2012
16 - Engagement Pro!
37:37

Andy finally shares the story of how he proposed in this episode! After that, we dive right into listener questions about calling each other out in public, and how to navigate the holidays both financially and emotionally. Enjoy!

Nov 28, 2012
15 - Un-Phased!
37:17

What phase is your relationship in? Andy and Elizabeth attempt (poorly) to break it down and answer listener questions about fertility, passion, and proposals. Enjoy!

Nov 26, 2012
14 - Vegas Baby!
35:21

It's our first remote podcast and in true Vegas spirit we address gratitude, infedelity, and $$$ honey! Enjoy!

Nov 21, 2012
13 - Tougher Times
40:53

Sometimes in marriage as in life, things get hard. Today's episode addresses some of these times after Elizabeth's had an emotional day and our questions point to the tougher times. We all have them, we might as well get through them together!

Nov 19, 2012
12 - In Sickness & Health!
40:58

Andy's a sick pup today so Elizabeth and him discuss how sickness should be handled in marriage and in their future. They also address listener questions about bullying, sex, and how to move on. Enjoy!

Nov 14, 2012
11 - No Thanks, Negativity!
38:57

Today is all about staying positive! Elizabeth and Andy discuss how they can use a little help in that department - In life and love. The positivity spills over into our listener questions about wanting to stay un-married, love and money, and how to make long distance work. Enjoy!

Nov 12, 2012
10 - Dream States!
38:37

What do our dreams mean? In this ep, Elizabeth and Andy try to tackle this question as well as answer listener questions about calling "dibs" in dating, making friends in a new city, not liking your friend's significant others, and oh yeah... the miracle drug that is CIALIS!!! Enjoy!

Nov 07, 2012
9 - Pro Choices!
36:43

Elizabeth and Andy tackle the idea of choices and how they relate to gossip and negativity. Also, listener questions about family and supporting a friend through grief are addressed as well as the precarious balance that is gift giving! enjoy!

Nov 05, 2012
8 - Happy Halloweeny!
36:31

In this verrrry spooky episode, Elizabeth and Andy share their scary tales as well as listen to two ghost stories from listeners. Buckle your freak-out seatbelts for it's going to be a scarrrrry ride!

Oct 31, 2012
7 - Just Go For It!
43:13

What starts with Mariah Carey and ends with jealous husbands? THIS EPISODE! Elizabeth and Andy discuss pop superstars and then delve into some awesome listener questions about taking leaps in life and how couples handle one another's successes. Be sure to stop by on Wednesday for our Halloween special!

Oct 29, 2012
6 - I Ain't 'Fraid Of No Ghosts!
40:23

With Halloween around the corner, Elizabeth breaks some news to Andy about the haunted status of their home! Also, they answer listener questions regarding maturity, jealousy, and equality. Ya know, all the light stuff! Enjoy!

Oct 24, 2012
5 - Didn't See That Coming!
41:31

It's an early morning edition of Totally Married so, naturally, a true crime documentary about murder and how that applies to our marriage is discussed. We also answer questions about "dating" friends, crushes that don't crush back, and how we felt about marriage growing up! Enjoy!

Oct 22, 2012
4 - Divorce Schmivorce!
38:25

Death, scrapbooks, divorce! Elizabeth and Andy jump around wildly different topics but it all leads to one absolute: marriage is awesome and ya gotta dive into it with the assumption that it's all gonna be A-okay! Enjoy!

Oct 17, 2012
3 - Friend City!
34:29

Making and keeping friends becomes a different thing when you're an adult, not to mention, married. In today's episode Elizabeth and Andy discuss navigating friendships at this stage in the game and also answer listener questions about green cards, best friends of the opposite sex, and pianos! Enjoy!

Oct 15, 2012
2 - A Little Self Love Goes A Long Way
31:33

It's our second episode and we're diving right on in to the forbidden territory of self love! Masturbation and how it affects a marriage is discussed, as well as wheelchair fetishes, and the age old question: to porn or not to porn? Enjoy!

Oct 14, 2012
1 - I Now Pronounce You Man and Wife
42:37

It’s the first episode of Totally Married and we’re off to a fun start! We answered your questions about when to have the boyfriend/girlfriend talk, and is 28 years long enough to stick in a marriage? Listen in for the sage advice from totally unqualified people!

Oct 13, 2012