Joyfully Married After

Joyfully Married After

Joyfully Married After with Heath and Tracy is a weekly podcast discussing relationships, specializing in premarital preparedness and inter-marital improvement. We want you Joyfully Married After everything.Heath and Tracy are relationship strategists, specializing in premarital preparedness and improving your marriage. We want our listeners married and motivated.We'll discuss our journey with sex, money, disagreements in marriage, fighting fair when you have disagreements in marriage. We'll also cover things like improving communication, how to handle trust issues in marriage and learn how to avoid divorce.Since we have four children, expect to hear discussion techniques on keeping your marriage strong despite inevitable disagreements on how to raise the kids and keep life in balance.So if you want to be an awesome mate and how to avoid the minefields in relationships, tune in every week! Don't forget to check out


May 16, 2022 15 min

Last week, Heath told you What A Man Wants! This week, Tracy is telling you What A Wife Wants!

Tracy breaks it down to 5 main points: 

  • Talk To Me - I need conversation. Open your mouth. "Was the dinner good? Do I look good today?" Converse with your significant other; force yourself if you have to. 
  • I Need Some Affection - What really does it for her. What are her love languages. Acts of Service are Tracy's (Gas in the car...
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    Heath is bringing the TRUTH on today's episode of Joyfully Married After. 

    We are talking What A Husband Wants! 

  • RESPECT in his house. Can’t dog out your husband in front of ppl. Working, being kind, father, providing as best as possible. If he is being a many worthy of respect...then give him some RESPECT!
  • INTIMACY on the regular. Sometimes other things get in the way. Kids, sports practice, tv shows, jobs, you get tired. Don’t w...
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    May 2, 2022 20 min

    How do you know you've found THE ONE???

    On today's episode, Heath and Tracy share the 5 things that solidified them know that they were each others THE ONE.

    Tracy's 5 Things:

  • Heath pursued me.
  • I felt secure and myself around Heath.
  • Heath made me laugh and made our relationship FUN.
  • We could talk on the phone for hours without getting bored of one another.
  • Heath's female friends had so much respect and love for him that I k...
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    April 7, 2022 19 min

    Is There Too Much Emphasis on the Wedding?

    Tracy and I explore people's reasons not to have a wedding, especially for budget newlyweds when the marriage is SO much more important than the wedding itself.
    People delay marriage unnecessarily and end up asking themselves, is it worth spending money on a wedding? Is it worth it to have a wedding? Are weddings overrated? Should we have a small wedding? Since we are budget newlyweds, ...

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    March 24, 2022 27 min

    1. Show Interest.

    2. Touch your spouse. 

    3. Tell a joke 

    4. Cleaning it up(for the married people) unmarried people- do small things. 

    5. Turn Down the bed for each other 

    6. Wear something special. Their favorite dress, shirt, pants, color. Etc. 

    7. Snuggle, while you are watching tv, or touching at the table in a restaurant under the table. 8. Talk, Talk, Talk Women use 1000’s words more than men. 

    9. Compliment them. “You smell good”, ...

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    Legacy Living Worksheet here:

    Thanks for listening!

    We’ve got 10 things we wish we knew before we got married.
     How you will feel after you hear this... 

    1. Marriage is a marathon, not a sprint. 

    2. Marriage success comes from repetition. You practice being married every day. Am I practicing marriage or practicing divorce dating 

    3. Deprioritizing everything over your marriage. W...

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    March 7, 2022 22 min

    How to Repair Broken Trust 

    In any relationship trust in one another is key. A key component that threatens trust is fear. 

    Social media Story- Talking to someone on SM about things that you are afraid to talk to your partner about. 

    Give Examples. Give Subject matter 

    How you feel about what’s going on at work Their appearance
     You need more attention that you are getting 

    This action unknowingly break the trust that was built up over t...

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    February 26, 2022 23 min

    What would your relationship be like if it was perfect?

    Myth #1: Perfect relationship partners are totally compatible.
    Myth #2: Perfect relationship partners have “equal appetites.”
    Myth #3: Great partners always put their relationship first.
    Myth #4: Great partners are never attracted to anyone else.
    Myth #5: Perfect relationships do not have serious conflicts.
    Myth #6: Perfect relationship partners are always “on the same team.”

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    January 5, 2022 16 min

    We are discussing how couples have different ways of being married.

    The secret to a great marriage is deciding what you want your marriage to be about – and don't just give me that gauzy, dreamy poetry about love. Be practical. Be specific.

    Starter Marriage
    Companionship Marriage
    Parenting Marriage
    Safety Marriage
    Living alone together Marriage
    Open Marriage
    Covenant Marriage

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    December 29, 2021 19 min

    Listen up! There are things that you are doing that are ruining your relationship. We give you the ones you need to stop.
    We are discussing 7 ways you are sabotaging your relationship or Self Sabotaging relationships. We also discuss ways to stop sabotaging relationships. So ask yourself " Am I Sabotaging My Relationship?" And What are the Behaviors that Ruin Relationships?

    Are You ignoring your partner's interests or do ...

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    December 22, 2021 23 min

    In this episode, we discuss the reasons you want to fix your sexless marriage and the way to avoid a sexless marriage.
    We talk about the reasons you are in a sexless marriage. And How to fix it.

    A sexless marriage could be due to a number of causes, including:

    Low sex drive
    Lack of emotional connection
    Poor communication
    Medical problems like medications that cause low libido and side effects.
    Mental health conditions

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    December 15, 2021 23 min

    When it time to seek therapy in your relationship?

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    Your words are so powerful

    God created the earth with words.

    You create your world with your words.
    Create your marriage with your words.
    Create your finances with your words.

    Your spouse needs to hear your edify and lift them.

    They don't need your direction.

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    July 23, 2021 14 min

    Don't you want to be JOYFULLY Married?

    What are the goals in your marriage?

    "The goal is to be happily married not just married."

    Why get married if you aren't going to married because we all know that you don't have to be married. You need to make a distinct choice to be JOYFULLY married.

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    July 16, 2021 21 min

    In this Episode we Discuss how to have a happy Marriage.

    1.  Invest in your marriage just like your business/career with a weekly meeting with an Agenda- Treat this like you would a valuable client. Make sure you don’t miss it.
    No interruptions. In a quiet place. Ask the question. Where can I improve?

    2 .Create the Vision of Your Union.

  • Who do you see yourself as the significant other?
  • Think like premier Romantic
  • Cater directly to their...
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    May 20, 2021 39 min

    Why do people say that marriage is becoming extinct?

    1. FEAR -people are afraid of hurt, rejection being vulnerable. FOMO. Something or someone better is around the corner. It’s all fear and you bring it to yourself…

    2. Bad teaching- Who are you listening to? Online influences, gurus, family members? You reading your word? Your pastor? Following people with fruit on the tree? Modeling marriage/family success? Seeking positive input a...

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    We are going to break 4 Myths with statistics.

    1. Black Women Don’t Marry - 

    2.Educated Black Women Have It Harder

    3. Rich Black Men Marry Out

    4. Black Men Don’t Earn as Much as Black Women

    Do Black people get married? That question has been asked in one form or another in a series of news reports about the Black marriage “crisis.” On the surface, such stories seem to be concerned about Black women in search of love, but these media rep...

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    Invest in your marriage just like your business/career

    Weekly meeting with an Agenda- Treat this like you would a valuable client.
    Don’t miss
    No interruptions
    In a quiet place
    Ask to scale 1-10
    Where can i improve

    What is going on in the business, the Vision of the business
    Out of town this week?
    Anything giving extra pressure this week
    What is going on with the house, family, kids
    What important activities are coming up
    What imp...

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    In this episode we interviewed Lamar Tyler of Black Married with Kids and TSP.

    Using his motto "The Gatekeepers Are Gone," Lamar has leveraged social media to build a movement of online brands that support, uplift, and encourage the black community with over 600 thousand social media fans and over 51 thousand customers in all 50 states and 43 countries across the globe. 

    Among the recognition received for his work, Lamar, alo...

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    April 15, 2021 17 min

    Is it possible to love someone but not feel emotionally close? 

  • There is often a gap between the love we feel in our heart and the emotional intimacy we experience with someone. 
  • The connection we desire may seem so close, so we keep trying, but it remains elusive.
  • You can love someone but don't experience the trust and safety that are necessary for the relationship to thrive. 
  • But this emotional safety is an essential foundation f...
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