Impact of Mental Illness on Relationships with Marifran Korb

Mental illness has always carried a stigma in our society and there are people in the public who we see with illnesses. But there are also many people who are impacted in many ways through their relationships with family members and friends who have mental illness. This can be parents, siblings, spouses, partners, and others – this is what we’ll talk about on Ready for Love radio this week. My guest Marifran Korb grew up in a household that dealt with mental illness and she shares intimate details on her…

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Need Your Questions About Relationship Stress at Holidays

Many people dread the family dynamics about relationships at holidays – whether its about the family not liking the in-laws, the husband or wife, the girlfriend, the boyfriend, the fiancé, the kids, or the fact you’re single or divorced etc. November 10th on Ready for Love radio – this is the topic for discussion. I’m asking for your questions. Do you have any of your own family holiday relationship issues and concerns you want to ask? Get your questions in early. http://www.readyforloveradio.com/contact readyforloveradio@gmail.com  

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Domestic Violence Survivor and Coach Susan Ball

Domestic violence is a topic people don’t like to talk about. Its swept under the rug and hidden for years. But it needs to be discussed – people need to know there are options. They need to know what to look out for and what to do when they realize there is a problem. They need to know when and how to help their children. We answer these questions and more on this week’s show with my guest Susan Ball. She shares her story, the things she learned and how…

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Suicide Prevention Advocate on Ready for Love Radio

Suicide is a tough subject to discuss but it is one that needs to be talked about – by people considering it and by the loved ones who need to carry on after they lose people who decided to take their lives.  This is a quote from my guest this week that sums that up very well, he is talking about his family and his brother Bruce, who took his life at the age of 23. “The family had begun to realize that even though Bruce’s battle was over, their…

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Foster Parents and Foster Children on Ready for Love Radio

This podcast is different from the things I usually feature on the show – but I love children and wanted to take the time to focus on a topic that can help children who desperately need our help, our love and our compassion. There are also many things that about foster parenting that can impact relationships with the entire family when people take in foster children – so sit back and let’s listen to the many things Dr John can share with us about the experiences him and his wife…

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Rape Culture and the Brock Turner Case

The rape of Emily Doe by Brock Turner and the 6 month sentence he received has sparked outrage throughout the country. This week is the 100th show on the Ready for Love podcast and I wanted to tackle something special and this is the topic I picked. Turner is definitely NOT special. But the topic of the rape culture, the mistreatment of women and men who are assaulted is a subject that is very personal to me. This is a show that’s very tough to do, but it needs to…

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Project Consent Founder Sara Li on Ready for Love Radio

Understanding consent isn’t that complicated, but there seems to be confusion each day. Recently I was checking out a new post on my friend Paul Bagge’s Ecstatic Sensations Facebook page and saw a post from Project Consent and I clicked to check it out. Once I got to the page I was hooked and I kept scrolling down the page to check out more and more posts – they have a great selection of information on the page and so far, I’ve noticed they update it on a very regular…

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Senior Scams and Romance Scams on Ready for Love Radio

January 21st on Ready for Love Radio – we will talk about senior scams and romance scams. Let me say up front that the content in this show can benefit people on all ages. Many of the scams can target people of all ages and backgrounds. My guest is Curtis Bailey, an attorney in St Louis and the co-director of Senior Scam Action Associates. Ready for Love Radio airs  Thursdays 6 pm Pacific/9 pm Eastern www.newvisionsradio.com  If you miss the show on the 21st – click the MP3 player below for…

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Topic for Discussion is Human Trafficking

On this podcast I want to discuss a serious topic that many people know little about. That topic is human trafficking – sexual trafficking and labor trafficking.  The stats will shock you – the details will likely surprise you. Its a much more prevalent concern than most people realize. I saw a notice that Nancy Hartwell was available to be interviewed about human trafficking and it seemed like a unique topic, but I had no idea about the scope of the problem until I started doing some research for the…

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