Fighting Couples Guide to Successful Arguing

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This week, Lexi and I share, what I like to call a Fighting Couples Guide to Successful Arguing.   The show is all about arguing or fighting or having a strong disagreement with a significant other or someone very close to you.  And, as you and I know, there are generally two ways a fight can go… …it can lead to a productive discussion on what each person expects and wants from the other, or it can lead to mass destruction, sometimes to a point of no return for a relationship. So Lex and I decided to share with you …

How Important Is Intellectual Compatibility in a Relationship ?

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If you end up being way smarter than your SO, you might start to ask yourself, How Important is Intellectual Compatibility in a Relationship ? This week, Lexi and Tony explore the issues a couple faces when one is much smarter than the other. And, when we say smart, we don’t just mean book smart, Intelligence can take on many form Actually, there are nine classified types of intelligence and, they can be grouped as either intellectual or emotional intelligence. The question of relationship success when one partner is much smarter than the other usually comes up as the lust …

Win Over Your SO’s Family

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This week, author and mentor, Bob Marsocci joined Tony to share his tips on how to successfully win over your SO’s family. Bob’s upcoming book is titled, “You Exhaust Me: A Clueless Guy’s Guide to Marriage”. Tony gets Bob to share some of his most successful strategies for navigating the minefield of creating a workable relationship with your significant other’s family.  Because, once you are in a committed relationship, you become an extended part of the family. That’s when the fun begins because, even though you and your sweetie are solid, doesn’t mean the family will give their stamp of …

Is Adulting Helping or Hurting Millennials?

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This week Tony and his long-time colleague Lexi Rodriguez take on the topic of, “Is Adulting Helping or Hurting Millennials?” This episode of the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast is in search of why the term and concept of “adulting” was created by the Millennial Generation in the first place, and I wanted some Millennial feedback on how they believe popularizing a common transition from adolescent into adulthood is benefiting their generation? In the show, Tony and Lexi talk about the number of ways this term has been used through standard print and social media and also pick out a …

Is Modern Marriage a Trap?

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Given that Millennials are taking even longer to get married, if they do at all, I have to ask, Is Modern Marriage a Trap? This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, my special guest, Millennial dad Josh, and me dig deep into these questions about marriage: 1. When did the concept of marriage begin? 2. Why did people get married back in the day? 3. When did Love and Monogamy start to matter in a marriage? 4. Why do Millennials have so many reasons / excuses NOT to get married? 5. Why do so many people feel pressured …

3 Proven Steps to Keep You from Losing It

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I have a feeling, after this week, that I should offer up 3 Proven Steps to Keep You from Losing It. When I say “losing it” I mean, it’s when you cross over from being annoyed, or even super-pissed to foaming-at-the-mouth ranting, eyes of fire, machine-gunning expletives, uncontrollable crying, aneurism-inducing, effin’ mother effin’ FURIOUS! (Ex. Hulk, Tasmanian Devil, Charlie Sheen on an average day). I realized this would be a great topic for this week only after acknowledging the fact that I REALLY needed to do these steps myself.  Seriously, after two years of doing this show, this was the …

Resolutions Suck…Do This Instead For Immediate Results

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I know I’m being Captain Obvious here, but I had to state it for the record… Resolutions Suck So, that being the case, this week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, Lexi and I talk about “Why” resolutions suck and what to do instead for immediate results. First off, I wanted to give out a little Millennial Tip of the Week based on a “situation” I personally went through this week. Then, Lexi and I dove right in to why only 8% of resolutions ever pan out and how, just by making a few changes to how you word …

Making Your Own Millennial Christmas Traditions

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Hey!  You’re an independent, strong-minded, confident, take no prisoners Millennial…don’t you think it’s time to take a good look at all those Christmas traditions and make your own Millennial Christmas Traditions? This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, Tony and Lexi talk about: Where some of the most common Christmas traditions came from How Your Christmas experience changes as you get older…and… How to effective put your Millennial mark on your family’s Christmas Traditions If you haven’t researched it already, the Christmas traditions we are so accustomed to actually come from rather strange beginnings. Some of the interesting …

Cheap Millennial Gifts with Massive Amounts of Value

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This week’s show is all about cheap Millennial gifts with massive amounts of value. And, I also wanted to congratulate Christian for being the $50 Amazon Gift Card Winner for her show idea…tune in next month for the show. I wanted to share with you some great gift giving ideas that are very inexpensive but have a ton of meaning and value. Because, let’s be honest, gift giving has gone off the rails over the years and I think there are too many people out there that view gifts in the wrong light…it’s time we brought the meaning back to …

A Giveaway, A Shout Out to the UK, and Where to Find Some Good Stuff to Read

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$50 Amazon Gift Card Contest:  I want your best idea for a show topic and, if I pick your idea, I’m emailing you a $50 Amazon Gift Card…just in time to buy yourself something for Christmas! This week’s show includes a $50 Amazon Card Giveaway, a shout out to the UK and tips on where to find good stuff to read on the internet. I get some good feedback now and again about show ideas, and I’ve used a number of them.  But, I want to hear from those of you who might have a great idea but usually don’t …