Episodes
This week, in episode 15 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down with our friend Sadie Robertson & Christian Huff. These newlyweds walk us through how their first few months of marriage have been treating them and how they're keeping busy these days. These two speak their truth and speak it well. Sadie is one of the most inspirational speakers and her words have so much power and meaning to them. For a majority of the episode, you'll see that we are marveled by these two and...
Published 04/01/20
This week, in episode 14 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down with some of our best friends & fellow Nashvillians, Mallory Ervin & Kyle Dimeola. Mallory & I go way back, I was one of her judges at a Miss America pageant actually. Turns out, we were just meant to be best friends when we ran into each other at a local Michael’s store (where else would we be?). Kyle and Mallory walk us through their love story, how they met, what happened when they faced obstacles in...
Published 03/25/20
This week, in episode 13 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we thought it would be fitting to walk you guys through 25 activities that you can do while we're in this period of self isolation. We do our best to share a list that we think would both keep you occupied, and help to make your time in isolation productive. We would love to see which of these you guys try out - make sure to tag us if you do any of these!  Before we get started, we just waned to say - it will be okay. We are...
Published 03/18/20
Today in episode 12 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we walk you through what we do each month with each other - check ups. We think it's really important for a relationship to constantly be checking up and providing a safe space for each other to speak about what they did well that month, and what you think they could work on.  We even give you an example of what one of our monthly check ups looks like.  Now before you go shooting down this idea, we challenge you guys to just give it...
Published 03/11/20
Today in episode 11 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down and talk with you guys about our love languages. We always ask our guests what their love languages are on our podcast, so we thought it was about time we walked you through ours. We are big fans of learning your partners love language, and we do our best to walk through why it's important to us. We even go so far as to talk through a few of the questions we found interesting on the quiz & how we answered them. Give...
Published 03/04/20
Today in episode 10 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down with our good friends Madilyn Bailey & Jimmy Benrud. This was a fun one guys. We've known both Jimmy & Madilyn for over 3 years now, and it was such a pleasure to catch up with them.  Madilyn Bailey is a pop singer and songwriter originally from a small Wisconsin town, now residing in Los Angeles. Over the last ten years, Madilyn has worked hard to foster a community of nearly 10 M fans (6.5M on YouTube alone) of...
Published 02/26/20
Today in episode 9 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down to talk about the exes in our life and how they’ve shaped us into the people we are today. This was a tricky one, we aren’t gonna lie. Sitting down and talking about previous failed relationships is never easy, but as you’ll hear, we both think it’s important to revisit these moments instead of erasing them. And in the end, we’re incredibly thankful for the lessons we learned prior to meeting each other. We encourage you...
Published 02/19/20
Today in episode 8 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down with our new friends Kaitlyn Bristowe & Jason Tartick. What a pleasure this one was. We talk with Jason and Kaitlyn today for the first time and do a very special 2 part episode, where you can find different stories in both of the versions posted (be on the lookout for the Off The Vine version!!)  We learn all about Kaitlyn and Jason's story and how they've supported each other from the start. We also hear (and end up...
Published 02/12/20
Today in episode 7 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down with our friends Carly Waddle and Evan Bass. Many of you guys likely know them from the Bachelor and the Bachelor in Paradise, where their relationship first started. This was our first time meeting them both, and as you'll hear, we feel like we've known them for a while. It was a lot of fun to chat with these guys at our home studio in Nashville about their relationship and how they've been able to manage it in the public...
Published 02/05/20
BONUS EPISODE for you guys!! Today’s podcast is brought to you by Sleep Number where we’re recording LIVE at the Miami Super Bowl from Sleep Number’s booth in the Super Bowl Media Center. We sit down today to discuss all things sleep and how important it is in all phases of life. Tune in to hear us laugh together as we re-visit old stories about our first time having a sleepover, sleep walking over fire pits, and what our sleep schedule looks like today. Let us know what crazy sleep stories...
Published 01/31/20
Today in episode 5 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we sit down with our good friends, Raelynn Woodward & Josh Davis. Many of you might know the married couple through the pubic eye, but today we pull back the curtains a bit to talk about long distance, what's worked for them, and how they've managed their relationship in the spotlight. This was an hour full of laughs and hard hitting questions between the four of us. We hope you enjoy as much as we did!  If you haven't yet,...
Published 01/29/20
Today in episode 4 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we talk about how we made it through our relationship when we were long-distance. When we started asking you guys for your requests on what you wanted us to talk about, this was one of the most asked questions! We spoke with a few of our good friends about how they managed long distance and they give some great advice. Let us know how you guys have managed long distance and what advice you'd give others about managing a long distance...
Published 01/22/20
Episode 3 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew is a fun one. Today we walk you guys through some of our most embarrassing moments together that we've never shared before.  Though it all, we've learned that nobody is perfect and at the end of the day, we're all human :) We'd love to hear your thoughts on this episode & if you've ever been embarrassed in front of your significant other.  If you haven't yet, please rate and subscribe to the show to hear more! And if you have...
Published 01/15/20
Episode 2 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew! We asked you recommend topics you wanted us to talk about on the show, and this was one of the most popular... arguments. Andrew and I sit down to talk about some of our most ridiculous arguments, but also share how we try to approach and work through arguments. If you haven't yet, please rate and subscribe to the show to hear more! And if you have suggestions/recommendations for the show, share using the following link!
Published 01/08/20
Episode 1 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew! As promised, this is a special episode where we walk you through Drews birth story from start to finish telling ALL the details. We walk you through all the delightfully painful things Shawn went through before eventually being advised to get a C-section.  If you haven't yet, please rate and subscribe to the show to hear more! And if you have suggestions/recommendations for the show, share using the following...
Published 12/18/19
Welcome to Couple Things, where Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson and Andrew East sit down to share their most embarrassing stories from dating, engagement, and marriage and talk about the lessons they have learned.
Published 10/25/19