Facing Crisis

Tammy Trent

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Tammy Trent: A Story of Hope After Loss

Tammy Trent

On Tammy Trent's road to healing, she learned to give her pain purpose. She's found her greatest joy comes from encouraging others who are facing a hard season in life.

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Remembering 9/11

Nathan Davidson and Andrea Vinley Jewell

The memory of 9/11 has had an undeniable impact on our nation and on our families. How much more profound has the impact been on the victims who survived the tragedy and on the families of those who died?

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Holding Tight in the Hard Times

Greg Smalley

It’s not only possible to survive a crisis, but difficult times can also be redeemed by God and transformed into experiences that will help make your marriage stronger. 

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Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada

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Real Life With Joni and Ken

Joni Eareckson Tada

Physical and emotional problems can challenge any marriage. But with the help of God and good friends, Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada found the strength to persevere in their marriage.

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A Marriage Restored

Thomas Jeffries

One couple learned to restore the joy in their relationship with a visit to the National Institute ofMarriage.

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Steven and Mary Beth Chapman

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Holding Tight Through the Loss of a Child

Pam Woody and Sheila Seifert

Steven and Mary Beth Chapman have guided their kids through grief and confusion. They've done this by being real and sharing openly as they've grappled with their own emotions and unresolved questions.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving (Part 2 of 2)

Bill and Vicki Rose offer hope for troubled couples as they recount the severe problems their marriage faced, how they found faith in Jesus Christ and how God has restored and sustained their relationship. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving (Part 1 of 2)

Bill and Vicki Rose offer hope for troubled couples as they recount the severe problems their marriage faced, how they found faith in Jesus Christ and how God has restored and sustained their relationship. (Part 1 of 2)

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An Impossible Marriage

John Duckworth

Cocaine, parties, affairs. Bill and Vicki Rose were on the path to ruining their marriage — until God redeemed them and their relationship.

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My Marriage and a Terminal Illness

Bo Stern writes of her husband's struggle with ALS, confident that amid this trauma and turmoil, God is bringing beauty to their battle.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Finding Restoration When Love is Gone (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. David Clarke offers practical advice and hope to the person whose spouse has communicated, "I don't love you anymore." (Part 2 of 2) 

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Finding Restoration When Love is Gone (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. David Clarke offers practical advice and hope to the person whose spouse has communicated, "I don't love you anymore." (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Healing Our Hurting Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Pastor Paul Westbrook and his wife, Melody, talk with openness and honesty about the marital crisis they faced and describe how counseling from the National Institute of Marriage (now called Hope Restored) helped restore and strengthen their relationship. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Healing Our Hurting Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Pastor Paul Westbrook and his wife, Melody, talk with openness and honesty about the marital crisis they faced and describe how counseling from the National Institute of Marriage (now called Hope Restored) helped restore and strengthen their relationship. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Be Delicate With Your Abused Spouse

Every good marriage is built on a foundation of patience and understanding.  That’s never more true than when your wife has abuse in her past.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Understanding Your Wife

It’s hard to understand a person when you don’t know what they have been through. Author Dawn Scott Jones offers this advice to husbands whose wives have been through a traumatic event. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Enduring Rough Spots in Your Marriage

A recent report says couples who are facing divorce,  but actually stick with their marriage are much happier five years down the road. Angie Pyatt is living proof that making time to work through your differences pays off. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Ripped Apart

If you feel you’ve reached the end of your marriage and have decided divorce is the only answer, let me encourage you to do everything possible to save and restore your relationship.

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How Our Marriage Survived Cancer

Young marrieds Travis and Mary Swiers describe their rapid journey from newlyweds to nearly divorced, and how a sudden diagnosis of cancer saved their union.

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Dealing With Depression

Don't get tangled up in the notion that depression is a sin.

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Chronic Illness in Marriage

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Chronic Illness in Marriage

Nothing quite assists a spouse in understanding his or her role of helpmate like a chronic illness.

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Infertility

If you've discovered that infertility is part of your story, the pressure to conceive can be even greater.

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Q&A: Abuse and Addiction

Answers to your questions about dealing with abuse and addictions in relationships.

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My Spouse Struggles With Homosexuality

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My Spouse Struggles with Homosexuality

A homosexual struggle may take years to manifest within a marriage.

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