If you're frustrated and want more love and better relationships in your life, The Love Made Easy Podcast will help. As you listen to each episode, Susie and Otto Collins will help you see how you can put all your relationship struggles behind you. With your new insights, you'll start seeing new ways to show up that brings more love and fresh, new possibilities into all your relationships. While we're focusing on love here, you'll see the impact of what you discover here in all areas of your life. If you want more tips, advice and help in your relationships or life, there are many free resources at https://SusieandOtto.com
Sometimes you love someone but in spite of this, there are times you just don't like them very much.
It might be for a brief moment because you don't like the way they're treating you or the way they see a certain situation--or you might come to the realization that you just don't like who this person has become.
These are tough situations to be in and the good news is--there are solutions to this.
One of the biggest questions people in relationships wonder about is the question-- "Is This As Good As It Gets?"
They're asking it of themselves because they're feeling bored, lonely, tired and hopeless and are wondering if this is it or is there something more.
This is a terrible place to be in if you want more love and a better relationship because no one wants to feel like it's never going to get better...
Money dramas are some of the biggest challenges to having love be easier, closer and more connected in relationships.
But what if money dramas weren't about money at all? What if money challenges between two people were about something else?
In this episode, (EP70) of our Love Made Easy podcast, we're taking a deeper dive into money dramas that get in the way of love.
Listen to this episode now or download it for later ...
Most people aren't aware how much their judgments push love away.
But the truth is our judgments that we're both aware of and those we aren't are big-time blocks to the love, relationships and connection we want far more often than we know.
In this episode, (EP69) of our Love Made Easy podcast, we're talking about 5 judgments that push love away.
If you think you don't have any challenges with "judgments,...
What is the difference between a happy relationship or marriage and one where you're miserable, unhappy and has the potential to end badly? It's probably much more simple than you thought. This is Episode 68 of the Love Made Easy podcast and this is Part 2 of "12 Things We've Learned About How to Have a Happy Marriage." In this episode, we're expanding on some things we talked about in part one and we&...
This is a special 23rd Anniversary edition of the Love Made Easy Podcast and no, we haven't been doing this podcast for 23 years. We recorded this podcast episode on June 20th, 2022 and because it was our 23rd wedding anniversary, we thought we'd share some things we know about how to have a happy marriage.
We also chose this topic because so many people want to know how to be happier in their relationship or marriage. ...
When you feel trapped, stuck in love or in your life and don't know what to do or which way to turn...
What do you do?
That's what we're talking about in this episode (EP66) of the Love Made Easy podcast.
Listen to this episode now or download it for later and let us know your thoughts and questions.
Blessings and Love to you, Susie and Otto Collins https://SusieandOtto.com
We all do things to "numb ourselves" from pain we don't want to feel. This can be pain from what's happened in our past or what we fear will happen in the future. In this episode, (EP65) of the Love Made Easy Podcast, we're exploring "numbing out" in love and life... Why (and how) we do it, the problems it creates and some good reasons for making your patterns of numbing out a thing of the past. Li...
We've all had people in our lives we've considered bullies and most of us have been the recipient of bullying behavior at one time or another.
A bully can be really demanding and difficult, especially if you're in an intimate relationship with or married to someone who acts like this. Maybe you've even been a bully and didn't realize it! In this episode, (EP64) of the Love Made Easy Podcast, we're explor...
Sometimes two people love each other but want different things in love (or life.) Some people fight with or even bully the other person to try to get their way. Some people quit or surrender to what the other wants just to stay together. Other people try logic, reason, manipulation, guilt-trips, intellectualizing or a million other ways to try to get the other person to want what they want. But what if there's a better ...
As you think about your life journey, we're sure there have been times you've wished you could have had a "do-over." Unfortunately, there's no way to go back in time to un-say it, un-do it or un-think it but you can have a "fresh start." We've found that creating love and life fresh in this moment is far more doable than you might think.
In this episode, (EP62) of the Love Made Easy Podcast, this ...
Everyone can benefit from more self-love in their lives.
In this episode, (EP61) of the Love Made Easy Podcast, that's why we're exploring healthy vs. unhealthy self-love. This is important because what you might think you're saying and doing is helping to create self-love is actually working against you.
Listen now to hear us talk about what higher self-love can look like and so much more. If you want to understand mo...
Sometimes life knocks you down and you need to find some inner resilience but you don't know where or how to see it, feel it or access it in the moment. In this episode, (EP60) of the Love Made Easy Podcast, we're exploring the topic of finding your resilience in difficult times. Listen now to hear us talk about how to tap into resilience when it seems to have gone missing, how to recreate your life after a life event r...
The battle for "control" hurts, damages and destroys far too many relationships. The fascinating thing is that most of us don't realize how big of a factor the desire for control really is in our relationships. In this episode, (EP59) of the Love made Easy podcast, we're taking a deeper look at control dramas and also sharing some ideas on how to resolve these destroyers of connection and love.
If control has ev...
Everyone has relationship challenges from time to time and sometimes the questions become so big you wonder..."Is this worth saving?" In this episode (EP58) of the Love Made Easy Podcast, we're talking about... How to Know If Your Relationship is Worth Saving.
If you've ever lived with this question, you're going to find this episode incredibly helpful.
Give it a listen now.
We all get angry. The question is, how do you deal with it when it comes up? When it comes to anger, are you a spewer or a shover? How about the people in your life...are they spewers or shovers? Meaning... Some people spew it outward toward the person or situation that made them upset and other people shove it down and try to ignore the fact that they're angry.
The point is, when anger arises in you (or someone else) it...
What if your failed relationships weren't really failures at all?
What if your "failed" relationships were actually blessings in disguise or gifts for you that could last a lifetime?
What we've found is, sometimes, a little perspective is all it takes to change a relationship or a life.
In this episode (#56) of our Love Made Easy podcast, we're sharing new ways to look at any (or all) your relationships tha...
Sometimes it's hard to decide what's a yes and what's a no when making decisions. In this episode 55 of our Love Made Easy podcast, we're sharing ways to find clarity when you're faced with making small and big decisions in your life.
Love shouldn't have to be a struggle and in this episode, we're helping you discover how much easier love can be for you in your life.
Almost everyone (at one time or another) has wanted to be a mind reader in their relationships. In this episode, we're going to give you a sure-fire way that will get you pretty close to knowing exactly what the other people in your life want.
What we're talking about in this episode (episode 54) of our Love Made Easy podcast is actually a question to ask when you want to know what someone else is thinking, feeling or e...
What do Guilt Trips, Manipulation and Expectations all have in common?
They're all things that can really screw up any relationship.
That's why we're talking about these things and how you can keep them from ruining your relationships in this episode (EP53) of our Love Made Easy Podcast.
If you've had anyone use guilt to try to manipulate you or have unreasonable expectations of you, (or you've tried this w...
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