Marriage Podcasts

Applying Tough Love to Marriage

Posted on July 1, 2020 by Dick Goldberg

Kindness and love are not enough to make a marriage work. Sometimes looking out for number one can lead to a healthier twosome. Dick’s guest is Dr. Larry Larrabee, a psychologist with over 30 years of counseling experience.

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Healthy Relationships

Posted on February 26, 2020 by Dick Goldberg

Healthy relationships are essential for good mental health. What are the components to healthy relationships and what’s the number one skill to building those relationships? Dick’s guest is Dr. Carla Manly, author of Joy from Fear: Create the Life of Your Dreams by Making Fear Your Friend.

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Domestic Abuse

Posted on June 6, 2018 by Liz Dederich

Domestic abuse affects all classes, races and genders. An expert and a survivor of domestic abuse share their experiences and insights on this subject. Dick’s guests are Faye Zemel, Director of Prevention and Community Programs for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) and Keena Atkinson, a survivor of domestic abuse.

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PreMarital Counseling by Professionals

Posted on November 22, 2017 by Liz Dederich

Premarital counseling is often required by the clergy who will soon perform the ceremony. However, couples in premarital counseling by licensed therapists is growing. What questions are raised in professional premarital counseling? What are the red flags that suggest caution? Dick’s guest is Linda Lewis Griffith, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the author of […]

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Elements of a Successful Marriage

Posted on September 13, 2017 by Liz Dederich

How you choose your mate may be as important as what you do once you’re married to make a successful marriage. How do you choose the right mate? What can you do to make marriage richer and more fulfilling? Dick’s guests are Dr. Jim McGloin and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Lesa Fischer, who have 50 years of […]

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Finding Your Best Mate

Posted on March 2, 2016 by Liz Dederich

It’s much more than checking items off a list. Dr. Jim McGloin joins Dick to discuss the tricks, traps and whatever to avoid in finding your life partner.

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Using Mediation Techniques in Everyday Life

Posted on October 22, 2014 by TSC Admin

How do you successfully resolve conflict at work, at home or anywhere? Good conflict resolution skills are crucial to good relationships. Dick’s guests are Lisa and Harry Webne-Behrman, both senior partners at Collaborative Initiative Inc. and have helped hundreds of schools, businesses and non-profits build their conflict resolution skills within their organizations. Lisa is a […]

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Avoiding Mistakes in the Divorce Process

Posted on September 24, 2014 by TSC Admin

Two acclaimed divorce lawyers share classic mistakes clients often make during this emotionally charged process and how to avoid them. Dick’s guests, Allan Koritzinsky and Daphne Webb, both share inclusion on “The Best Divorce Lawyers in America” list as well as a combined 80 years of divorce law experience.

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Long Distance Relationships

Posted on September 10, 2014 by TSC Admin

Why is the number of these types of relationships growing? What are the challenges? What are some of the advantages? Dick’s guest, Margery Wang, having just completed her doctoral dissertation on this subject at The Wright Institute, shares her recent findings. #longdistancerelationships #UWMadison

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Posted on August 27, 2014 by TSC Admin

How important is friendship to your happiness? What is a good friendship? How do you cultivate a healthy friendship network? Dick’s guest, Patricia Clason is an author, lecturer and Director of The Center for Creative Learning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over 5,000 people have taken her workshops in personal growth and development.

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211: Call for Help

Posted on July 2, 2014 by TSC Admin

211 is nationwide, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is there to help with many of life’s problems that are not immediate emergencies. Dick’s guests are Burlie Williams, Director of 211 in Dane County, Wisconsin and her boss, Kathy Martinson, who shepherded this line from “First Call for Help” to being a part […]

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Retirement Communities

Posted on June 4, 2014 by TSC Admin

What are the benefits and concerns of moving into an independent living retirement community? What is the right age, the right fit and what are the right questions to ask when shopping? Dick’s guest is Tim Conroy, who for five years has been Executive Director of Capitol Lakes, which offers all levels of care to its […]

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Posted on May 30, 2014 by TSC Admin

Who is authentic? How do they become so? Is being a phony the opposite? What are the benefits of being authentic to the person, their friends and colleagues as they become more authentic? Dick’s guest is Barbara Hummel who has led workshops for 12 years for the Center for Courage & Renewal. She is also the […]

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Gay Marriage Today

Posted on April 16, 2014 by TSC Admin

In what areas are straight and gay marriage very different and where are they the same? What has changed the most over the years? Dick’s guests are Reverend Eldonna Hazen, Minister of the  First Congregational United Church of Christ and performs pre-marital counseling as part of her duties, and Dr. Dennis Christoffersen, a psychologist at the […]

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When Your Life Partner is Troubled

Posted on April 2, 2014 by TSC Admin

What is the impact on one partner when the other has mental health issues? How do you deal with a depressed, anxious or addicted mate? Lauren Papp, Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is Dick’s guest. For more information about Professor Papp, please visit

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