Marriage

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Making Love A Verb

Andy Stanley

When discussing love, New Testament writers talk about it in terms of something one does as opposed to how one feels. While most of us were content to merely fall in love, New Testament authors instruct us to behave in love.

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Focus on Marriage Assessment

The Focus on the Family Marriage Assessment is designed to evaluate the strength of 12 essential traits of your marriage. Do you know your marriage’s strengths and weaknesses?

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Be Grateful Like There's No Tomorrow

Tricia Lott Williford

Begin today to look for the positive qualities in your husband and the story you’re living together. Think of ways to show him — and to remind yourself — you are thankful for this life you’ve built.

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Peace on Earth ... and Goodwill Toward Your Man

Erin Smalley

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the busyness of the season and financial pressures can lead to stress, which breeds conflict and leads to a disconnect in marriage.

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Have You Lost Hope in Your Marriage?

For Couples in Crisis ... You can still put the pieces back together with Hope Restored

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Your Christmas Money Plan

Scott and Bethany Palmer

For so many couples, Christmas and the gift-giving experience can move from feelings of anticipation to disappointment. The Palmers share ways to turn frustrating exchanges into opportunities.

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Giving Thanks Together

Susie Larson

The holiday season is a perfect time to count your blessings and to offer thanksgiving to God. See if your heart change doesn't impact your mood, your relationships and your perspective.

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Husbands and Wives Are Hardwired to Complement Each Other

Walt Larimore

The hormonal influence and hardwiring of each spouse is designed to complement and strengthen the other. As a man loves his wife, she is more able and willing to respect him.

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