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How Not to F*ck Up Your Marriage Too Bad is the frank, intimate and provocative follow-up to the 2018 Audible Original How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad, exploring the equally thorny and confusing world of marriage. 

In each episode author and columnist Stephen Marche goes on a journey to answer a question that everyone in a marriage or long term relationship faces at some point. They’re the very real problems he faces himself.   

Should we schedule sex? How do we stop fighting? How do we live together? Can marriage survive death?  

From infidelity to divorce, modern marriages are messy and there aren’t always simple or happy answers. This series makes sense of the messiness.

This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 10 episodes to your Library now.

©2020 Pacific Content (P)2020 Audible Originals, LLC

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Hear it before you f#*k up your marriage too bad

As the title says "How not to F up ur marriage too bad" you should listen to this before you F up. It's not a book that will help you do things better but how you could make things worse. Won't help all but there are some chapters that you can relate and some that are totally unrelated, those part just give you perspective of the world that you may never face.

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decent read

good to know some things that you take for granted. I heard this book while doing my daily chores and it was an easy hearing. however I don't have any key takeaways as such..just iteration of some points that we may know.

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An eye opener - must read

It covered all the important parts of marriage that one should consider, the problems that are faced, why and how to resolve them. I loved how different couples talked about their actual issues. Great work by Stephen!

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Not bad

Interesting in parts. The earlier episodes were better than the later ones. Some interesting insights.

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All about marriages

It covered almost all the aspects of marriages, excellently drafted and beautifully narrated 👌👌👌 Thanks ...

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Therapeutic

This was a great series. An eye-opener. Wish they'd make everyone listen to this before people decide to get married.

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  • LindaMercury
  • 05-07-20

Good information nicely delivered.

I really liked this series. For me, in the context of a contented 30+ yr marriage, I learned a thing or two! And HA!, several things we already practice turn out to be good planning on our part. I'd recommend this to anyone in or thinking about a marriage. Or anyone who knows somebody who is married. The format and performance are listenable and the content is sometimes witty, sometimes heartbreaking, and always relevant.

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  • Nicole
  • 03-07-20

yes

relatable, real. actionable items to put to use. great interviews and great representation of marriages outside of the MF norm.

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  • Neelam Ashfreen Hussain
  • 19-06-20

terrible

nonsense, nothing intelligent about it. not for me and really didn't enjoy it. others may enjoy.

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  • James Whitehead
  • 23-07-20

Another bull's-eye of an audio series

After listening to the series "How not to f*ck up your kids too much" I had high expectations for this. They were absolutely fulfilled! A great series, sensitively and humorously presented, with a super high proportion of deep and interesting information.

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  • Robert
  • 20-06-20

I Love it

this podcast /documentary is funny as hell, very informative and somewhat useful. Gives perspective, learn how to fight was especially good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-11-20

One of the most enjoyable

One of the most enjoyable podcast about the marriage. Painfully real and very informative and inclusive

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  • Iva
  • 19-09-20

Mind opening podcast

It opens your mind to new possibilities and possible solutions to problems we face in relationships and if marriage is what we want.

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  • Joe
  • 03-09-20

just as good as previous series

great insight of different side of things , makes you laughter , easy to listen sound advice

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  • OldnCreaky
  • 21-08-20

Heart warming and Frank.

I enjoyed the presentation style, everyone was very easy to listen to. There were interesting insights and it's a great aid to reflection on your own situation. We often learn the most from listening to the stories of others.

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  • Caitlin
  • 10-08-20

Lots of Interesting Ideas Explored

As with his other series, both entertaining and intellectual. Lots of interesting ideas explored and bits of advice offered :)

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  • Melanie Preston Lewis
  • 29-07-20

Brilliant

A highly informative and refreshing look at marriage, which I thoroughly enjoyed and recommend strongly

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-07-20

This was funny, sad and emotional.

This Audio series had me laughing and crying all at the same time! The last episode in particular had me in absolute tears.

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  • DDD
  • 26-06-20

Glad I listened to the end

This series started out pretty poorly for be to begin with, but I'm super glad I listened to the end.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-02-21

Great listen

Wow! Eye opening! Would recommend to listen for anyone that is married and going through some up and downs

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  • jason
  • 07-11-20

Good Book

Great book got a little dry at points but pretty good all round. Helpful information contained within.

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  • R and J Boothroyd
  • 29-09-20

Really helpful advice on so many aspects of marriage

Covers so any aspects of marriage from sex, to fighting, death of a spouse, infidelity, differences in beliefs, divorce, and why get married at all?!!
Thought provoking, lots of interesting real life examples and really helped me see things in my own marriage that I hadn’t understood.
I think all people in relationships would find something here that is useful and helpful to their own situation.
Easy to listen to.

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  • Paname toujours
  • 17-09-20

thoughtful and thought provoking

Stephen is a very easy to listen to, relatable narrator who produces real-life, interesting series. Recommended.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-09-20

Not what I expected!!

A very interesting and well researched podcast.
Some very good take home tips and a lot of truth in the message about the struggles of marriage.
I’ve enjoyed listening to this.

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  • Geoffrey Wong
  • 06-09-20

insightful and well presented.

I learned a few things laughed out loud and cried a little as well. enjoy this

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  • lee
  • 04-09-20

How not to f up your marriage

I really enjoyed this and it gave me alot of things i hadn't thought about previously within my marriage. Only thing i didn't like was some of the language used.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-08-20

FUNtastic series that's gifted me more respect!

loved it. learnt more, felt good. having even better love making now too. thx heaps

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-08-20

Such a great book that everyone would benefit from

The narrator was super engaging and I love the way it ended! Thank you Stephen.