Don’t Let Fear Be the Boss of You with Katy McCown | Episode 45

Do you ever feel fear when you look towards uncertainty in the future? Your children’s futures? Stepping out into a new vocation? Schools opening back up? Your marriage? Many of us live with anticipation but also great anxiety about what the future might bring...

4 Principles for Our Words in Marriage | #MarriageMonday

Jill: Welcome back to #MarriageMonday! Today, we are taking a look at the power of our words. Our words are powerful, and that power can be used both positively and destructively. When Mark and I think of our marriage before crisis and our marriage after crisis, we’ve...

Released From Shame | Episode 39

I’m not enough. I’m unlovable. I can never get it right. I’m not wanted. I’m better off alone. I’m better off dead. I deserve this. It’s my fault. All of these phrases are statements that many of us struggle with to some degree. And they are fueled by something called...

Thriving in Love and Money with Shaunti Feldhahn | Episode 26

Do love and money clash in your marriage? Is this just a subject you tend to avoid? If so, you’re not alone! It’s actually rather common for couples to experience frustrations around this topic. Today on the podcast, I’m so excited to welcome my...

An Honest Conversation About Sex with Jennifer Degler | Episode 25

A heads-up: As the title of the episode suggest, we’ll be talking openly about sex in this conversation. If you’re around little ears in any way, you’ll probably want to use headphones. 🙂 Are you and your husband at opposite ends of the spectrum when...

Why You Need To Forgive Every Single Day | Episode 9

Have you ever learned the value of forgiving in real time? It can be a game-changer for your relationships. Most of the time we think of forgiveness as something needed for big things that break trust. On this episode of the No More Perfect Podcast my husband and I...

The Gift of Selflessness

Mark: Saturday night Jill and I watched the movie Call of the Wild with Harrison Ford.  We were both surprised that the animals in the movie weren’t real but rather CGI (Computer Generated Imagery). Jill asked me about ten minutes in if I was enjoying it. I...

How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship | Episode 6

How do you rebuild trust when it’s broken? In this episode, Mark and I tackle the question we’re asked ALL. THE. TIME. We’re digging into rebuilding trust in a variety of relationships…not just marriage. After all, we deal with broken trust in...

Lessons Learned From An Imperfect Marriage | Episode 3

Every marriage has a story. Ours is no exception. I was so excited to sit down with Mark to share a bit about our journey as well as how we went from Mark and Jill 1.0 to Mark and Jill 2.0. There’s no denying that over the years we have had lots of ups and...