Communication and Conflict

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Two Ears, One Mouth

You know the old saying God gave you two ears and one mouth for a reason. Dr. Gary Chapman explains how to balance listening and talking in your marriage. Listen to the full program here.

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Hearing the Heart in Marriage

In marital communication, we need to hear more than words. James Robison shares about listening to his wife through his heart. Listen to the full program here.

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Women are Women, Men are Men

What would you say is one of the biggest challenges to create a successful marriage?  Men communicate like men, and women communicate like women.

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Fire of Conflict

Have you ever seen a home gutted by fire?  The destruction is hard to describe.  What about a marriage consumed by a fire of conflict?  That kind of destruction can be even worse.

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Negative Attitude Towards Husband

Author Kimberly Wagner shares how her negative attitude toward her husband affected her perception of him. Listen to the complete program here.

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Transparency in Marriage

Transparency about your past is important to your marriage.  Author Vicki Courtney shares how she told her husband about a life-altering event from her teenage years. Listen to the full program here.

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Disengaging a Fight in Marriage

You can avoid some arguments by rephrasing your statement. Psychologist, Dr. Kevin Leman, says a lot of marital conflict happens when your words sound demanding. Listen to the full program here.

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Understanding How Birth Order Impacts Your Marriage

The Birth Order Book

Psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman explains how birth order affects your relationships with your spouse, and offers advice on managing challenges in your marriage that stem from your placement in your family of origin.

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Article

How to Navigate the Stress of the Family Holiday Road Trip

Greg Smalley

I must have lost it because I don't completely remember how Furby ended up on I-10.

What is the key to surviving the holiday family road trip with your spouse?

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Episode

Talk Time Material

Want to communicate better with your wife? Start by taking notes. Dr. David Clarke has some advice for men who have trouble conversing at the end of a long day. Listen to the full program here.

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What's It Like Living With Me?

Dr. Larry Crabb, hopes you’ll find the courage to ask that hard question of your spouse. But be prepared to listen for a couple of hours with an open heart. Listen to the Full Program here.

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Marriage Value List

Differences between husbands and wives can create a lot of conflict in a marriage.  Dr. Greg Smalley shares a better perspective.  Listen to the Full program here.

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Series

Q&A: Resolving Conflict

Expert advice on dealing with conflict in relationships.

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Fighting Fair

Conflict. For some spouses, it's a way of life. For others, it's a word they refuse to entertain.

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Series

In-Law Relationships

If you've become engaged in a war with your in-laws, don't let it erode your marriage further.

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Learn to Speak Your Spouse's Love Language

If we learn our mate's primary love language – and speak it – we will have a happier spouse and a better marriage.

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The 'Love and Respect' Principle

Once you and your spouse understand what it means to love and respect, relational landmines can be avoided.

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Series

Turning Your Marriage Around

Attitudes and the thoughts that form them are important, especially in marriage.

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The Power of Healthy Conflict

Healthy conflict can actually take your marriage to deeper levels of intimacy.

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Series

Learning to Communicate

Most couples need help to discuss their needs in a productive way.

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Article

Devotional: Communication and Conflict

Focus on the Family

We are called to be attentive to one another in marriage, to stop and listen and to learn about each other.

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