Strengthening Your Marriage

Episode

Treat Your Spouse Like a Stranger

Focus president, Jim Daly, asks marriage expert, Larry Crabb, about relationship expectations on today’s Focus on the Family Minute. Listen to the full program here.

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Uncovering the Secrets to a Happy Marriage

Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

This weekend, best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn offers insights from research she's conducted on what makes for a happier, more fulfilling marriage. She also outlines practical ways to develop a more Christ-like relationship with your spouse.

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Episode

Fun Ways to Pep Up Your Marriage

Happy Habits for Every Couple

Author Kathi Lipp offers practical, fun ideas for couples to improve their relationship and make time together a high priority.

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Don’t Duct Tape Your Marriage

Guys, when things break, do you look for a temporary fix or a permanent one?  That’s an important question to ask yourself if the broken thing is your marriage.  

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Owning Your Faults and Loving Your Spouse

One More Try

Best-selling author Gary Chapman explains how seeking personal humility can improve the marriage relationship.

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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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Uncovering the Secrets to a Happy Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

Best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn offers insights from research she's conducted on what makes for a happier, more fulfilling marriage. She also outlines practical ways to develop a more Christ-like relationship with your spouse. (Part 2 of 2)

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Episode

Uncovering the Secrets to a Happy Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

Best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn offers insights from research she's conducted on what makes for a happier, more fulfilling marriage. She also outlines practical ways to develop a more Christ-like relationship with your spouse. (Part 1 of 2)

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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

A Husband's Selfishness

Ron Welch

Husband and wife arguing

Dr. Ron Welch, the author of The Controlling Husband: What Every Woman Needs to Know, shares his story of making his wife and marriage a priority.

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Article

Making Marriage a Priority

Lysa TerKeurst

Couple on a date

There may be times when you feel your marriage is unraveling. In those times, you can positively impact your relationship by making your marriage a priority.

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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

Leftovers

There’s a problem that most households face after every Thanksgiving. Leftovers. But day after day with no variety isn’t just a problem during the holidays. It can affect a marriage too.

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Episode

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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Episode

Cherishing the Differences in Your Spouse

The Wholehearted Wife

Authors Greg and Erin Smalley encourage spouses to embrace each other's differences, focusing on their good qualities instead of their faults.

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Article

Making TIME for Intimacy

Couples need "T.I.M.E." together. Here is what we see as the minimum time commitment you should have to maintain the minimum connectedness needed for a healthy, strong – and intimate – marriage.

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Article

Focus on the Family Marriage Ministry

At Focus, you'll find the support and encouragement you need to help your marriage thrive.

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Series

Spiritual Intimacy

Spiritual intimacy in marriage is about more than just spending time in God's Word. It's about learning how to connect with your spouse through your faith.

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Series

Building Hedges Around Your Marriage

A hedge is a protective investment that will help your relationship to flourish like never before.

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Series

Mentoring 101

A mentor is someone you can turn to for wisdom and support — and someone who can help you make the most of your marriage.

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Series

Love For The Long Haul

With the right spirit and actions, any marriage can be restored.

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