Welcome to the Reading Aloud Podcast, a place where the creative, emotional and hilarious aspects of relationship communication are explored in real-time, by a real Married couple. Marisol and Adam are a married couple living in Asheville, North Carolina. Outside of the Podcast, Marisol is an entrepreneur, who owns SolReflection, a therapeutic image consulting firm (she's a style therapist) and Adam works for Dogwood Alliance, a environmental non-profit organization. After dating, marriage, and lots of travel, the couple went on a long fertility journey. That journey lead them to IVF, a tremulous pregnancy, post partum depression and an amazing life altering miracle kid, Neo (all while recording the ups & downs). These days Marisol and Adam are raising a toddler, navigating the surrogate process to add to their family, and starting the egg retrieval/IVF process again after a miscarriage. Tune in as the couple provides you insight into how they communicate, navigate and thrive through married life, parenting, being an adult, and living in the world today.
It's the very first episode of Reading Aloud! Listen in as Marisol and Adam talk about one of their most favorite topics, LOVE.
Marisol and Adam discuss the importance of setting intentions. They share about how they set weekly, monthly, seasonal and yearly intentions both individually and in their marriage.
In honor of International Women's Day and the need for these types of conversations to be happening between friends, family and couples every day, Marisol & Adam take on the topic of toxic masculinity. And they have fun doing it!
Marisol and Adam record a difficult spur-of-the-moment conversation to follow up from Episode 3: "Toxic Masculinity." The podcast they reference is Radiotopia's, "The Heart: No."
In this episode, Marisol and Adam debate the "little things," that drive them crazy about the other person. The debates are timed and totally ridiculous. Enjoy!
In this episode Marisol and Adam go deep with a discussion on prayer in their lives and relationship. Why does it matter, why doesn't it and why Marisol thinks Adam's so devout!
Marisol and Adam had a rough week. In this episode they explore, both with humor and truth, the concept of forgiveness as a pathway to self-love and healing.
Marisol and Adam talk about one of their favorite topics - travel! Including how they budget for it, how they decide where to go and how to get along while they're there. This year, they took a month-long sabbatical to Eastern Europe!
Marisol and Adam what they think about manifestation, how it impacts their relationship, why the heck everyone is talking about it and the difference between manifestation and privilege. They end by sharing their greatest manifestation!
Friends are awesome AND totally hard to find when you're older. In this episode, Marisol and Adam talk about the qualities they want in friends, laugh about the ways in which they wouldn't be friends and dive into the importance of having friendships outside your relationship. Tune in for this fun episode that'll make you want to immediately go hang with your friends!
Get a glimpse into the upbringings of Marisol and Adam through the eyes (and voices) of their family. Beginning with some insightful and honest conversation about the ways that family, specifically parents, have impacted their lives and their relationship, Marisol & Adam explore how their ancestral gifts ultimately brought them together.
Follow along as Marisol and Adam turn the simple act of trying to make a grocery list into a hysterical conversation about their shopping and eating habits.
Let's talk about stress baby! From hysterical laughing and galactic travels to deep feelings and expert insights (yes Marisol is actually an expert on this topic) this episode HAS IT ALL. Tune in and listen to Marisol and Adam work though difficult topics and current emotions impacting their relationship. This one is a can't miss.
In this episode, Marisol explains why watching ABC's "The Bachelor" helped her find her person (aka Adam). Meanwhile, Adam confesses his love for this season of "The Bachelorette" and tells you why Hannah should have never sent Peter home. :) :)
Need some space? Well, don't space out on this episode of ReadingAloud! Take some time and listen to Marisol and Adam's short conversation on what it means to take space in a relationship, why transitions of personal time and space are so hard and how you can create a solid foundation.
Marisol and Adam dive into what it is to commit to transforming their lives and relationships.
First off, Marisol has small toes and Adam has one that is longer than any of the others, and it's not the one you might expect. Second, Marisol geeks out about the true meaning of shopping (trust us, it's deep!) and how Adam may or may not be better at it than her - and it's her JOB! Enjoy mindless entertainment that meets meaningful conversation. xo
Arguments happen. It's simply a part of being in relationship. But can "fighting" actually help move your relationship forward? It is possible to experience growth while experiencing the pain of conflict with your partner. In this episode, Marisol and Adam explore how, since returning from sabbatical, they have implemented the concept of "fighting forward" and even created positive momentum out of conflict. Can you actually enjoy f...
If you wanna hear Adam singing Alanis Morissette, tune in - need we say more? Also they talk about how their professional work interacts in their relationship. Check it out!
In this episode. Marisol and Adam talk about how positive reinforcement and a focus on cultivating healthy attributes works better as a long term game-plan for not getting a divorce than criticism and fixing problems.
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