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Dr. Kia James, LCPC of The Relationship Boosters

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Relationship Boosters | Couples | Marriage | Intimacy| Love | Family | Counseling | Marriage Advice | Healthy Marriage

Relationship Boosters | Couples | Marriage | Intimacy| Love | Family | Counseling | Marriage Advice | Healthy Marriage

Dr. Kia James, LCPC of The Relationship Boosters

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This podcast is for those who are interested in improving their intimate relationship. If you are in a relationship, and believe in keeping the spark alive, this podcast is for you. For those couples who are dating, engaged, newlyweds, married, or in a long term relationship, we will focus on enhancing your intimate connection. Dr. Kia James, will interview specialists, relationship coaches, marriage counselors, and successful couples to bring you tips, advice, and strategies for making your good relationship or marriage better. Of course, these tips can also benefit couples who are experiencing relationship stress. We will cover topics related to successful co-parenting, creating a healthy blended family, dating, sex, love, passion, supporting your partner, and much more. Nurture your relationship and avoid relationship road blocks. Tune in as we discuss relationship tips that will give your relationship that extra boost!

Latest Episodes

32. Love Yourself

The Relationship with Yourself Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 32 Interview with: Love Coach Dani Spikes An essential component in your relationship Love yourself The journey is self-love is on your own, and it will impact the connection in your relationships. Men and women both can experience problems related to self-love. Women need to better themselves to become better wives just as men need to better themselves to become better husbands Loving yourself includes developing Self-worth and Self-value. Some major components in self-love Learn to forgive yourself Be ok with putting yourself Know your own truth Take away points It is impossible to love anyone else if you do not know how to love yourself. Follow the link below to find out more about Love Coach Dani Spikes and The Spiked Brunch www.iamdanispikes.com

36 min2017 AUG 2
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32. Love Yourself

31 .Don’t allow your past relationship to ruin your current relationship

Don’t allow your past relationship to ruin your current relationship Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 31 Chats with Dr. Kia James and Monika Cope-Ward There is a reason why your Ex is your Ex In this week’s podcast we discussed how you can bring your past relationship into your current relationship. This can happen so quickly and so easily. Make sure you consider the consequences when you open the door to an ex. Additionally, be aware that your current behavior may be the result of previous interactions with an ex-lover. Review and analyze your current behavior. If your current behavior has the potential to hold your lover responsible for the actions of an ex, it is time to change your behavior. Ways your Ex Can Be Present and Problematic in Your Current Relationship? Social Media Stalking your Ex can be tempting, but this can cause major damage to your current relationship When the

21 min2017 JUL 11
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31 .Don’t allow your past relationship to ruin your current relationship

30: Protect Your Relationship

Protect Your Relationship Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 30 Chats with Monika and Kia Affair Prevention Don’t be the victim of an “After School Special” of relationships. You are not the exclusion to being in a relationship where an affair can occur. What is an affair An affair is Any external factor that comes between you and your partner. For the purpose of this podcast, the focus is on an emotional or sexual connection with another person. Factors That Lead to an Affair Stinking thinking is a set up for an affair. Your thought process will definitely leave a gap in your relationship for an affair to occur. There are a few mindsets that can leave your relationship especially vulnerable. Thinking that your vows are enough to save your relationship is not realistic. You have to regularly work on your relationship to continuously strengthen your bond. Putting your partner on a pede

19 min2017 JUN 28
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30: Protect Your Relationship

29: Criticism

Criticism Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 29 Dr. Kia James A Communication Killer Criticism is not keeping it real, It is an attack of your partner. As opposed to stating that you have a concern, you attack your partner by stating that they have a character flaw. You tell your partner, “something is wrong with you.” as opposed to stating that you have a problem about a specific situation or event. The recipient of the criticism many times feels disrespected. Criticism shuts down communication Criticism many time starts with the statement you always or you never. You always make a mess. You never take out the trash. Being critical leads to high level conflict We all have complaints I am not saying that you should not communicate your complaints. What I am saying is that you should not justify an attack of your partner due to you being dissatisfied with a situation. A complaint allow

19 min2017 JUN 13
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29: Criticism

28: What Do Men Want in Relationships

What do men want in relationships Podcast Episode 28 Interview with Panama Jackson the Co-Founder of Very Smart Brothas (VSB) A Male Perspective on Relationships Panama Jackson is a relationship and pop culture blogger. On today’s episode, he shared a male perspective on relationships. A few of the topics covered in this episode are: Is sex a priority for men in a relationship? Is understanding the mind of a male essential to have a great relationship? Are there things that are known as a real “turn off” for most men? What are common themes that men struggle with in relationships? The Burning Question: “What do Men Want in a Relationship?” Men want to have Inside Jokes with their partner Loyalty is a desired characteristic. Men want to have the desire to want to come home. A comfortable home A relationship that helps him grow as a person. A significant other that can slow him down and ca

35 min2017 MAY 4
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28: What Do Men Want in Relationships

27: Communicating with Your Significant Other

Communicating with Your Significant Other Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 27 Chats with Monika The Importance of Communication in Your Relationship What is Communication Communication is the art of expressing yourself. There is the person who sends the message, and there is also the person who receives the message. What is actually said is just as important as what is heard. Both people have a role in this communication dance. Make sure you take responsibility for the role that you play. You Express yourself through many ways Recognize that you are expressing yourself in many different ways. Depending on how you send the message, pieces of the message may be missed. This is especially true when you are communicating in an electronic way. When you send a text message, you miss much of the non-verbal portion of the message. Keep this in mind when you are having conversation. During t

26 min2017 APR 27
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27: Communicating with Your Significant Other

26: An Inter-Racial Relationship

An Inter-Racial Relationship Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 26 Interview with Shaundra Hudson Diversity Series Part 3 Go to our web page for the show notes: www.RelationshipBoosters.com

35 min2017 APR 19
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26: An Inter-Racial Relationship

25: Inter-Racial Relationships

Inter-Racial Relationships Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 25 Interview with Julie Hanson Diversity Series Part 2: Navigating the world of biracial relationships Check out the show notes at www.relationshipboosters.com

30 min2017 APR 11
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25: Inter-Racial Relationships

24: Sexual Minorities & Relationships

Sexual Minorities andRelationships Podcast Episode 24 Xanthia Johnson LPC, LCPC, ACS, RPT-S Diversity and Relationships Series (Ep 1) There are many potential problems and stressors that impact sexual minorities who are in intimate relationships. The term sexual minority refers to individuals who identify as the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender, Intersex Questioning, Queer, and Non-binary. During the Podcast, Xanthia shares relationship do’s and don’ts for sexual minorities. Get the Show Notes: www.therelationshipboosters.com/episode24

30 min2017 MAR 29
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24: Sexual Minorities & Relationships

23: Using Getaways to Keep Your Relationship Strong

Black Couple Getaways Podcast Episode 23 Interview with Jerome (JD) Davis, Executive Director of Black Couple Getaways Get the Show Notes For todays episode www.therelationshipboosters/episode23 Don’t Miss The Couples Breakaway Cruise: Our upcoming cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway leaves from NY on September 17th - 24th. We will have a couple’s workshop, 3 DJ’s from NY, 5 Private Parties, All You Can Eat, All You Can Drink, and much, much, more. The current price includes all gratuities, taxes, and fees. DON’T MISS THE BOAT! Building Your Extraordinary Relationship: As relationship counselors and coaches, we have packages to help you improve your relationship. If your relationship is in need of a jump start or relationship repair, contact us and we will be glad to help with boosting your relationship. Events Workshops and Retreats:“Improve Your Relationship & Have an Enjoyable “Couples

35 min2017 MAR 21
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23: Using Getaways to Keep Your Relationship Strong

Latest Episodes

32. Love Yourself

The Relationship with Yourself Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 32 Interview with: Love Coach Dani Spikes An essential component in your relationship Love yourself The journey is self-love is on your own, and it will impact the connection in your relationships. Men and women both can experience problems related to self-love. Women need to better themselves to become better wives just as men need to better themselves to become better husbands Loving yourself includes developing Self-worth and Self-value. Some major components in self-love Learn to forgive yourself Be ok with putting yourself Know your own truth Take away points It is impossible to love anyone else if you do not know how to love yourself. Follow the link below to find out more about Love Coach Dani Spikes and The Spiked Brunch www.iamdanispikes.com

36 min2017 AUG 2
Comments
32. Love Yourself

31 .Don’t allow your past relationship to ruin your current relationship

Don’t allow your past relationship to ruin your current relationship Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 31 Chats with Dr. Kia James and Monika Cope-Ward There is a reason why your Ex is your Ex In this week’s podcast we discussed how you can bring your past relationship into your current relationship. This can happen so quickly and so easily. Make sure you consider the consequences when you open the door to an ex. Additionally, be aware that your current behavior may be the result of previous interactions with an ex-lover. Review and analyze your current behavior. If your current behavior has the potential to hold your lover responsible for the actions of an ex, it is time to change your behavior. Ways your Ex Can Be Present and Problematic in Your Current Relationship? Social Media Stalking your Ex can be tempting, but this can cause major damage to your current relationship When the

21 min2017 JUL 11
Comments
31 .Don’t allow your past relationship to ruin your current relationship

30: Protect Your Relationship

Protect Your Relationship Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 30 Chats with Monika and Kia Affair Prevention Don’t be the victim of an “After School Special” of relationships. You are not the exclusion to being in a relationship where an affair can occur. What is an affair An affair is Any external factor that comes between you and your partner. For the purpose of this podcast, the focus is on an emotional or sexual connection with another person. Factors That Lead to an Affair Stinking thinking is a set up for an affair. Your thought process will definitely leave a gap in your relationship for an affair to occur. There are a few mindsets that can leave your relationship especially vulnerable. Thinking that your vows are enough to save your relationship is not realistic. You have to regularly work on your relationship to continuously strengthen your bond. Putting your partner on a pede

19 min2017 JUN 28
Comments
30: Protect Your Relationship

29: Criticism

Criticism Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 29 Dr. Kia James A Communication Killer Criticism is not keeping it real, It is an attack of your partner. As opposed to stating that you have a concern, you attack your partner by stating that they have a character flaw. You tell your partner, “something is wrong with you.” as opposed to stating that you have a problem about a specific situation or event. The recipient of the criticism many times feels disrespected. Criticism shuts down communication Criticism many time starts with the statement you always or you never. You always make a mess. You never take out the trash. Being critical leads to high level conflict We all have complaints I am not saying that you should not communicate your complaints. What I am saying is that you should not justify an attack of your partner due to you being dissatisfied with a situation. A complaint allow

19 min2017 JUN 13
Comments
29: Criticism

28: What Do Men Want in Relationships

What do men want in relationships Podcast Episode 28 Interview with Panama Jackson the Co-Founder of Very Smart Brothas (VSB) A Male Perspective on Relationships Panama Jackson is a relationship and pop culture blogger. On today’s episode, he shared a male perspective on relationships. A few of the topics covered in this episode are: Is sex a priority for men in a relationship? Is understanding the mind of a male essential to have a great relationship? Are there things that are known as a real “turn off” for most men? What are common themes that men struggle with in relationships? The Burning Question: “What do Men Want in a Relationship?” Men want to have Inside Jokes with their partner Loyalty is a desired characteristic. Men want to have the desire to want to come home. A comfortable home A relationship that helps him grow as a person. A significant other that can slow him down and ca

35 min2017 MAY 4
Comments
28: What Do Men Want in Relationships

27: Communicating with Your Significant Other

Communicating with Your Significant Other Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 27 Chats with Monika The Importance of Communication in Your Relationship What is Communication Communication is the art of expressing yourself. There is the person who sends the message, and there is also the person who receives the message. What is actually said is just as important as what is heard. Both people have a role in this communication dance. Make sure you take responsibility for the role that you play. You Express yourself through many ways Recognize that you are expressing yourself in many different ways. Depending on how you send the message, pieces of the message may be missed. This is especially true when you are communicating in an electronic way. When you send a text message, you miss much of the non-verbal portion of the message. Keep this in mind when you are having conversation. During t

26 min2017 APR 27
Comments
27: Communicating with Your Significant Other

26: An Inter-Racial Relationship

An Inter-Racial Relationship Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 26 Interview with Shaundra Hudson Diversity Series Part 3 Go to our web page for the show notes: www.RelationshipBoosters.com

35 min2017 APR 19
Comments
26: An Inter-Racial Relationship

25: Inter-Racial Relationships

Inter-Racial Relationships Relationship Boosters Podcast Episode 25 Interview with Julie Hanson Diversity Series Part 2: Navigating the world of biracial relationships Check out the show notes at www.relationshipboosters.com

30 min2017 APR 11
Comments
25: Inter-Racial Relationships

24: Sexual Minorities & Relationships

Sexual Minorities andRelationships Podcast Episode 24 Xanthia Johnson LPC, LCPC, ACS, RPT-S Diversity and Relationships Series (Ep 1) There are many potential problems and stressors that impact sexual minorities who are in intimate relationships. The term sexual minority refers to individuals who identify as the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender, Intersex Questioning, Queer, and Non-binary. During the Podcast, Xanthia shares relationship do’s and don’ts for sexual minorities. Get the Show Notes: www.therelationshipboosters.com/episode24

30 min2017 MAR 29
Comments
24: Sexual Minorities & Relationships

23: Using Getaways to Keep Your Relationship Strong

Black Couple Getaways Podcast Episode 23 Interview with Jerome (JD) Davis, Executive Director of Black Couple Getaways Get the Show Notes For todays episode www.therelationshipboosters/episode23 Don’t Miss The Couples Breakaway Cruise: Our upcoming cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway leaves from NY on September 17th - 24th. We will have a couple’s workshop, 3 DJ’s from NY, 5 Private Parties, All You Can Eat, All You Can Drink, and much, much, more. The current price includes all gratuities, taxes, and fees. DON’T MISS THE BOAT! Building Your Extraordinary Relationship: As relationship counselors and coaches, we have packages to help you improve your relationship. If your relationship is in need of a jump start or relationship repair, contact us and we will be glad to help with boosting your relationship. Events Workshops and Retreats:“Improve Your Relationship & Have an Enjoyable “Couples

35 min2017 MAR 21
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23: Using Getaways to Keep Your Relationship Strong

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