Three romance writers explain it all - or at least give great advice about life, love, sex and work. Relationship on the rocks? Crushing on your best friend? Not sure how to tell your partner a secret? Ask people who write happily ever afters for a living! Dear Romance Writer is an advice podcast by romance authors Xio Axelrod, Avery Flynn, and Roan Parrish. Are they formally trained? Nope. Successful in love? Er, sometimes. But they've written over fifty romance novels, so goddamnit they will answer the hell out of letters from the lovelorn! Join Xio, Avery, and Roan as they answer all your questions about romance, relationships, and love.
A daughter says no baby pics on social media and dad is BIG MAD. Xio, Avery & Roan discuss the joys of dealing with family at high stress gatherings & new year's resolutions in Dear Romance Writer's last episode of the year.
Should she be upset her kids are calling their stepmom (my former BFF who had an affair with her husband) mom? Penny Reid joins Xio, Avery & Roan to discuss plus they chat about what success means in the publishing industry and life.
Girlfriend has had enough of her live-in boyfriend's purposeful incompetence & plans the perfect revenge. Is it brilliant? Evil? Both? Xio, Avery & Roan chat it out & talk about assholes of the metaphorical kind.
All she wanted was a kid-free housewarming party. What she got was a massive dose of judgement from friends. Was she wrong? Xio, Avery, Roan & guest AC Arthur dole out their advice & talk the psychological benefits of comfort food.
Xio & Roan are back to talk about a letter writer who is married but is having an affair. "Do I follow my heart and see where things could go with him or do I stay in my marriage knowing that a huge piece of my heart is with someone else?" Plus, they dive into how social media is screwing with our ability to communicate with one another.
Xio, Avery & Roan welcome author Scarlett Cole this week to discuss if nudging a partner into kids when they don't really want to be a parent is wrong and stress relieving techniques for anyone feeling overwhelmed by *waves hands in the air* all of this.
Avery, Roan, and Xio welcome New York Times bestselling author Audrey Carlan. They answer a letter from someone struggling with feelings of rejection, and chat about the best ways to set boundaries when working with a friend/partner.
Avery, Roan, and Xio are joined by actress Gabrielle Miller (Corner Gas, the Good Witch). The quartet answer a letter from a divorcee who's having trouble getting back on the dating scene, and chat about the yeas and nays of tattoos.?
It's one of Xio's, Avery's and Roan's favorite times of the year: SPOOKY SEASON! Listen in as they discuss the really important questions such as would you survive the zombie apocalypse, who is the best couple in horror and what is the best Halloween candy. And they do it all in costume!
What would you do if you thought your son was dating your stepson? That's the topic this week's letter as Annabeth Albert joins Xio, Avery & Roan in a must-listen episode where they all definitely don't agree.
Xio, Avery, and Roan respond to a letter-writer whose husband seeks out validation from other women online and wants to know if there's hope, and they discuss how important shared interests are in relationships.
This week, Xio, Avery, and Roan are joined by romance writing dynamic duo Christina Lauren to respond to a letter writer who has never had a happily ever after of their own and wonders if they're real, and discuss how to balance friendship and business.
Licensed psychologist and ordained minister Dr. Robin Smith joins Roan and Xio as they offer advice to a letter writer who wants a “relationship do-over” after moving in with their girlfriend at the beginning of the pandemic and finding themselves like an old married couple. Plus, what to do when you lose respect for your insecure partner.
The fantastically talented L. Penelope joins Xio, Avery and Roan as they tackle a letter from someone who is feeling so angry and broken at the state of the world that they feel like they have COVID in their soul. Plus, we talk about the myriad of red flags in a relationship where dying your hair results in isolation and the silent treatment.
New York Times best selling author Katee Robert joins Xio, Avery & Roan to offer advice to a letter writer who after ditching a cheating ex finds a great guy. The only problem? He never wants to have sex. Plus, what to do when you can't get over the fact that your otherwise perfect girlfriend has a past in adult films?
What's the most obnoxious stuff someone has said when they find out Xio, Avery and Roan write romance? We're sharing it all to help a letter writer dealing with dates how cannot get past the fact that she writes romance. Plus we ponder what to do when your mom's live-i boyfriend asks you to have his baby.
BB Easton, author of 44 Chapters About Four Men which inspired Netflix's Sex/Life, joins us to help a letter writer in a committed mutually non-monogamous relationship who had the best sex of her life and now feels guilty because it wasn't with her partner. Should she tell him? Also, BB, Xio, Avery & Roan tackle a question from a man recovering from an eating disorder whose girlfriend is body shaming him. This one will ...
Author RL Merrill joins Xio Axelrod, Avery Flynn, and Roan Parrish for the latest episode of Dear Romance Writer to help out a letter writer who just came out as bi to her husband and is considering opening up their relationship. Plus, advice for a woman with an abusive live-in boyfriend. Content Warnings: Sexual abuse, emotional abuse.
New York Times best-selling author Talia Hibert joins Xio Axelrod, Avery Flynn and Roan Parrish to discuss what in the world is going on with a girlfriend who pretends she has a talking vagina and offer advice for an asexual writer who is looking for love but keeps falling for folks who say they're OK with a non-sexual relationship but that's not really the case. Is she destined to keep living life vicariously through her c...
Romance author Angelina M Lopez joins Roan Parrish, Xio Axelrod, and Avery Flynn as they answer a letter from a listener who just wants her partner (who is amazing in almost every way) to start showing some physical affection. And what do you do when your toxic family member wants you to kick out a roommate so she can live with you instead? They have many thoughts about that one, but yeah, they all boil down to change your locks an...
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