One Eye Shut

36 Episodes
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By: Defy Life

African Proverb: "Before marriage, keep both eyes open. After marriage, keep one eye shut."One Eye Shut offers an honest, entertaining view on life from several married couples perspectives. Be it parenting, religion, infidelity or anything...we will break it down!

36: Pre- wedding Advice
04/08/2021

This week, the couples answer the question... " What advice would you give yourself before your wedding, if you had known then what you know now"? They also give a heads up to current couples on the verge of marriage.


35: Strippers and Porn
04/01/2021

This week, the couples discuss the potential effects of watching porn and attending strip clubs can have on a marriage... both good and bad.


34: When It's Time To Leave
03/25/2021

The couple discuss the following statement: " Kicking your kids out at 18, without a plan, is a generational curse."

You gotta check this one out!


33: Hall Passes and Snitches
03/04/2021

In episode 33, the couples discuss round 2 of infidelity. The question. . . If you see a cheater, do you tell?


32: Infidelity
02/25/2021

This week, the couples talk about infidelity and its effect on families and kids. Things got a bit heated...👀


31: Musings
02/18/2021

In episode 31, there Stephens are back after a bout with covid. The couples discuss a myriad of topics, including movies they've watched lately, Black History Month and more!

Couples: Alvin and Gina, Thomas and Chiquita, J.R. and Ladine


30: Friends
02/11/2021

With the Stephens under the weather, the 2 Glymph couples discuss the importance of your spouse liking (or at least tolerating) your friends.


29: Jealousy
02/05/2021

With the Stephens crew out, the Glymph couples talk about jealousy in a marriage. Really good conversation!


28: The Resurrection
01/14/2021

This week, the couples catch-up my discussing since new things in the Stephens' household. They also talk their favorite Christmas gifts for this past year. What s fun episode.

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27: Reunion Etiquette
12/17/2020

This week, the couples discuss proper etiquette when taking your spouse to your event (class reunion, homecoming, etc)... Or do you even take them at all?!!!

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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26: Gifted
12/10/2020

This week, the couples talk about gifts. Best and worst gifts. How often do they gift each other. What do you consider a gift? And more!

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25: Holidaze
12/03/2020

This week, the couples talk about their holiday traditions, adjusting to in-laws and more!


24: Setting Expectations
11/19/2020

This week, the couples discuss expectations within a marriage. Did you have conversations to set expectations before you wed? Do you verbalize them now? Great discussion!

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23: Secrets
11/12/2020

In episode 23, the couples discuss secrets. Is it ok to keep one? How far will you go to hold on to one? And more!

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22: Talkin' $#!+
10/15/2020

This week, the couples address the question, "How long into your relationship were you comfortable enough to let it all out? Burps, farts, crying, etc. Boy, did things get interesting.

Couples: J.R. & Ladine, Thomas & Chiquita, Al & Gina

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21: Won't He Do It
10/08/2020

The couples discuss religion in marriage. Can a marriage survive without it? Can a husband lead a family without it? Do children need it? And more!

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas @ Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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20: What's In A Name
10/01/2020

This week, with the Stephens under the weather, Al & Gina and I.R. and Ladine discuss the naming of their kids and the importance of the process.

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19: The Trust Episode
09/24/2020

This week, the couples discuss trust... How's it's earned, broken, dismissed and regained. It gets real.

Couples: J.R. and Ladine, All and Gina, Thomas and Chiquita

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18: I Don't Rock With Jimmy!
09/17/2020

This week, the couples discuss abuse within families and relationships.


17: In-laws and Outlaws
09/10/2020

This week, the couples discuss how they've assessed issues with in-laws.

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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16: Discipline and Punishment
09/03/2020

This week, the couples discuss discipline vs punishment of children. To whoop or not to whoop... Creative ways to discipline. And more!

Couples: Thomas and Chiquita, Al and Gina, J.R. and Ladine

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15: More Of The Same
08/27/2020

This week, the couples pause from marriage talk to discuss the Jacob Blake shooting and where we stand as a society.

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas and Chiquita, J.R. and Ladine

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14: Finances Feelin' Froggy
08/20/2020

This week the couples discuss finances. Saving,...credit...bills...all that and more!

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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13: Pursuit Of Happiness
08/13/2020

This week, the couples talk happiness. Is your mate responsible for making you happy? What is the burden of codependency? And more!

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12: 25 and Counting
08/06/2020

This week, the couples have an impromptu conversation centered around Al & Gina's 25 wedding anniversary.

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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11: Pandemic Pandemonium
07/30/2020

This week, the couples discuss all that's going on with COVID in their lives.

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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10: Trauma Healing
07/16/2020

In episode 10, the couples talk about trauma that is brought into a marriage and trauma that we inflict upon each other.


9. Swingin' and Threesomes
07/09/2020

In the 9th episode of One Eye Shut, the couples lend thoughts on Swinging and threesomes.

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8. Communication and Difficult Conversations
07/02/2020

In the eight episode of One Eye Shut, the couples discuss how the communicate and what they do to initiate difficult conversations.

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7: Love Languages
06/25/2020

The couples are back to discuss Love Languages in episode 7.

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6. Just Make It Home
06/11/2020

The OneEyeShut Crew dials in for part 2 of their law enforcement series. The couples discuss How they teach their children to handle an encounter with law enforcement.


5: What Now?
06/04/2020

In episode 5, the couples take time talk about how they are currently feeling about the current state of affairs in America.

Couples: Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine


4: Family Traditions & Gender Roles
05/28/2020

In episode 4 of One Eye Shut, the couples discuss family traditions and gender roles.

Couples: Thomas & Chiquita, Alvin & Gina, J.R. & Ladine

FAMILY TRADITIONS / PRACTICES
1. Were there any family traditions/practices that surprised you?
2. Any conflicting traditions? How did you decide which one(s) to adopt?

GENDER ROLES
1. Do you subscribe to the idea?
2. Have they changed since marriage?

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3. Pet Peeves
05/21/2020

In the 3rd episode of One Eye Shut, the couples discuss their pet peeves in their marriages, The also read a few responses from the pet peeves question from Facebook.

Couples: Gina & Al, Thomas & Chiquita, J.R. & Ladine

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2: Proposals
05/14/2020

In episode 2 of One Eye Shut, the couples discuss marriage proposals.
-What is the best proposal you've ever seen?
-How soon is too soon to propose?
-Is it ok for a woman to propose to a man?

Couples: J.R. & Ladine, Al & Gina, Thomas & Chiquita

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1: The Story Of Us
05/07/2020

African Proverb: "Before you get married, keep both eyes open, and after you marry, close one eye.

In the first episode of One Eye Shut, the couples introduce themselves. Then each couple shares the story of how they met.

Couples: J.R. and Ladine Glymph, Alvin and Gina Glymph, Thomas and Chiquita Stephens