66| Keeping Marriage and Other Very Long Term Relationships Alive - Athol Kay

DSR: Become a Better Man by Mastering Dating, Sex and Relationships (formerly Dating Skills Podcast) show

Summary: In this episode Athol Kay gives advice on: <br>- Athol's origins (03:58) <br>- Athol's introduction into relationship advice based on his own relationship (05:20) <br>- Athol's personal background and meeting his future wife (07:08) <br>- Keeping focus on his long distance relationship (10:05) <br>- Athol's sexual life with his wife (see correction in introduction) (13:00) <br>- Is marriage different compared to any other very long-term relationship? (14:55) <br>- The positives and negatives of marriage versus a long-term relationship (16:33) <br>- Why should marriage be a consideration when in a long-term relationship? (17:40) <br>- Scenarios in which marriage should or should not be considered, from one's own perspective as well as with the other person (19:50) <br>- Changes and transition periods leading up to a sustaining marriage (24:05) <br>- Scenarios involving men giving up certain traits that lead to marriage problems down the line (24:45) <br>- Why men drop their alpha activities when in a long-term relationship or marriage (27:35) <br>- When critical moments of neglect or failure take place that result in a lack of trust or support, whether intentional or unintentional (30:20) <br>- Excuses pertaining to critical moments of neglect or failure (31:52) <br>- Miscommunication scenarios: Athol's personal example (33:54) <br>- Fixing breach of trust and miscommunication issues (39:20) <br>- Identifying alpha / beta problems versus trust problems (42:03) <br>- Worry benchmarks to consider when there is a decrease in sex (44:48) <br>- Reasons for sexual lifestyle changes (46:00) <br>- Balancing alpha and beta behavior concepts in a relationship (48:00) <br>- Recommendations for high quality advice in this area of dating, sex, and relationships (54:30) <br>- Top three recommendations to help men get results as fast as possible in this area of their lives (55:38) <br><br><br>GET MORE: <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-66-keeping-marriage-and-long-term-relationships-alive-athol-kay/">Show Notes &amp; Resources</a>, <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-66-keeping-marriage-and-long-term-relationships-alive-athol-kay/#transcript">Interview Transcript</a> and <a href="https://www.datingskillsreview.com/ep-66-keeping-marriage-and-long-term-relationships-alive-athol-kay/#comments">Comments</a>. <p> HELP ME SPREAD THE WORD! </p><p> Think this episode was Kick-Ass?<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">An iTunes review would be SO appreciated!</a> This is what helps me stand out so I can help more men like you.<br> <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/itunes/">Click here to review the show</a>. </p><p> FEEDBACK </p><p> Hit me up with your comments and guest suggestions. I read EVERYTHING. </p><p> • Email: <a href="mailto:angel@datingskillsreview.com">angel@datingskillsreview.com</a><br> • Get my newsletter: <a href="http://datingskillsreview.com/newsletter/">Click here to get my Newsletter</a><br> • Got a question? Drop it in our voicemail to get it answered: 323.747.5006 </p><p> MORE FREE STUFF:<br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/fasttrack/">Get the Fast Track Dating System</a><br> • <a href="http://www.datingskillsreview.com/gettop13/">Get Monster Brain Dump from our Editorial Team on Top Advice of All Time</a><br> </p>