We got married because we thought we’d be better together rather than apart. So why is it so easy to feel isolated from your life-long partner?

Host, author, and fellow married pilgrim, Brian Goins, tackles the relational pitfalls, from the trivial to the tragic, that move couples towards isolation rather than experiencing the real benefits that come from saying “I do.”

meet our hosts ​


Shaunti received her graduate degree from Harvard University and was an analyst on Wall Street before unexpectedly becoming a social researcher, best-selling author and popular speaker.  Today, she applies her analytical skills to investigating eye-opening, life-changing truths about relationships, both at home and in the workplace.  Her groundbreaking research-based books, such as For Women Only, have sold more than 3 million copies in 25 languages and are widely read in homes, counseling centers and corporations worldwide.

Shaunti’s findings are regularly featured in media as diverse as The Today Show and Focus on the Family, The New York Times and Cosmo.  She (often with her husband, Jeff) speaks at 50 events a year around the world. Shaunti and her husband Jeff live in Atlanta with their teenage daughter and son, and two cats who think they are dogs.


 Brian & Jen Goins live Melbourne, FL where Brian is the Senior Director of Strategic Projects and helps lead the Weekend to Remember team. He is also a producer of the documentary, “The Brain, The Heart, The World,” a series exploring the dangers of pornography. Jen enjoys leading Bible study groups and connecting with women through mentoring. The Goins have 3 kids: Brantley, Palmer, and Gibson. As a family they enjoy making annual treks to Montana to hike and ski and have loved attending Pine Cove family camp together

Married with Benefits


Is ‘happily ever after’ really possible? The answer might surprise you! This season on Married with Benefits, join hosts Brian Goins and Shaunti Feldhan for hopeful conversations on how to achieve a happy marriage. Whether you’d currently describe your marriage as hostile, highly happy, or somewhere in between, you’ll find empathy and practical insights on how to take steps towards the persistently happy marriage you long for!



When it comes to sex…what’s normal? Sex therapist Dr. Michael Sytsma & Shaunti Feldhahn discuss research about drive, initiative, and other questions.

Married With Benefits Season


Season 2 of Married With Benefits™ with host Brian Goins and our featured host, NY Times best-selling author and Harvard trained researcher, Shaunti Feldhahn.

Married With Benefits Season 1


You’re not the only one curious about the manbrain. Maybe you’re wondering, “Why’s he so interested in sex?” Or, “How can I respect him if he doesn’t deserve it?” Harvard grad and best-selling author and researcher Shaunti Feldhahn teams up with Brian Goins to discuss your nagging questions so you can find out what your man is thinking—and transform your marital friction points into sparks of passion.