Marriage

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Sharing the Load

Greg Smalley

We often hear about marriage being an exercise in teamwork — but what does that mean, exactly?

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A couple taking the marriage assessment

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Focus on Marriage Assessment

Based on research and the experience of Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley, Focus on the Family has created questions that evaluate the strength of 12 essential traits of your marriage.

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Holding on to Faith When Life Doesn't Go Your Way

Laurie Polich Short

Whether you're dealing with an unfaithful spouse or a child who is wreaking havoc in your home, rest assured that you, too, can have faith in the dark.

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Jason and Tay Brown and their four children

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Jason Brown: From the NFL to Farming

Troy Griepentrog

From the football fields to the sweet potato fields, Jason Brown talks candidly about God’s directive for him to quit the NFL and farm for the poor in North Carolina.

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Married Couple Walking

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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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Make Your Bed, Change Your Marriage

Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley hated making the bed but realized his resistance had become selfish. Read how he decided to serve and sacrifice for his wife.

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Strong Women and Married Life

Cynthia Tobias

Most strong-willed women handle marriage the way we do almost everything else — we have the capacity to bring out both great passion and great friction.

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Your Body Image Affects Your Marriage

Lorraine Pintus

Negative body image can lead to dissatisfying or infrequent sex, and women who don't like their bodies tend to take fewer emotional risks, including sharing intimate thoughts and desires.

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