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Marriage Challenges

Episode

Friendship or Flirtation? Danger Signs for Couples (Part 2 of 2)

Close Calls

Pastor and author Dave Carder explains how couples can guard against inappropriate intimacy in relationships outside of their marriage. (Part 2 of 2)

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Episode

Friendship or Flirtation? Danger Signs for Couples (Part 1 of 2)

Close Calls

Pastor and author Dave Carder explains how couples can guard against inappropriate intimacy in relationships outside of their marriage. (Part 1 of 2)

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Episode

Harnessing Your Strength to Transform Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Fierce Women

Kimberly Wagner, author of the book Fierce Women, explains how women with strong personalities can damage their marriage if they are not careful. Kimberly and her husband, LeRoy, also describe how God transformed their marriage by giving Kimberly the wisdom to temper her own strong personality. (Part 2 of 2)

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Harnessing Your Strength to Transform Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Fierce Women

Kimberly Wagner, author of the book Fierce Women, explains how women with strong personalities can damage their marriage if they are not careful. Kimberly and her husband, LeRoy, also describe how God transformed their marriage by giving Kimberly the wisdom to temper her own strong personality. (Part 1 of 2)

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Episode

Infertility’s Impact on Marriage

Infertility can be taxing on virtually every area of a couple’s marriage from the financial strain of exploring treatment options, to altered career decisions, to hopes and dreams that get put on hold.

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Embracing the Reality of Christmas and Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences

A Walk One Winter Night

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night. For more information, see the daily broadcast episode Embracing the Reality of Christmas.

In Part 2, Jim Daly and his wife, Jean, offer advice and encouragement to couples as they describe how they worked through their differences in the early years of their marriage. To learn more, see the daily broadcast episode Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences.

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Episode

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage

Married But Lonely

This weekend, psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others.

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Episode

Building True Oneness in Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

The Marriage Builder

Psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb helps get to the root of disillusionment and disappointment in today's marriages, and points to God's heart for a husband and wife to enjoy true oneness. (Part 2 of 2)

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Episode

Building True Oneness in Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

The Marriage Builder

Psychologist Dr. Larry Crabb helps get to the root of disillusionment and disappointment in today's marriages, and points to God's heart for a husband and wife to enjoy true oneness. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

How Shift Jobs Affect Your Marriage

Claudean Boatman

Firefighter sits deep in thought

Protect your marriage from the stress of rotating work schedules by using your time intentionally.

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Episode

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Married But Lonely

Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others. (Part 2 of 2)

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Episode

Moving From Loneliness to Intimacy in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Married But Lonely

Psychologist David Clarke offers several practical ideas for couples to improve their marital intimacy, from regularly scheduled talk times, to spiritual leadership and being accountable to others. (Part 1 of 2)

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Episode

The Impact of PTSD on Military Families (Part 2 of 2)

A panel of guests discusses what post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is, how it impacts individuals and families, and where they can turn for help. (Part 2 of 2)

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Episode

The Impact of PTSD on Military Families (Part 1 of 2)

A panel of guests discusses what post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is, how it impacts individuals and families, and where they can turn for help. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

Teen-Fueled Tension

Pam Woody

Making marriage work as your kids move into adolescence

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Series

Remarriage and Blended Families

Most remarried couples can beat the odds of divorce and build a successful blended family if they know how to overcome the unique barriers to marital intimacy in a blended family.

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Series

Special Needs in Marriage

Building oneness in marriage is crucial when caring for others.

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Series

First Aid for First Responder Marriages

First responder marriages are at high risk for marital disharmony, infidelity and divorce.

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Series

Marriage in the Melting Pot

As inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase, this trend holds tremendous promise for marriages that can transform differences into assets rather than succumb to them as liabilities.

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Series

Dealing With Physical Distance in Marriage

When we marry, few of us picture spending extended amounts of time away from our mate. Then reality sets in.

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Article

Devotional: Facing Adversity

Focus on the Family

The reality of the presence of adversity in life is a given.

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