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Bill Arbuckle

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Oprah, Marriage and Sacrifice

Did Oprah get it right? Does marriage mean sacrificing your goals, plans and identity? Or does marriage offer something more?

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Is Online Cheating Really Infidelity?

It’s just a TV show. Nothing that happens on “Real Housewives” is “real.” Right? Meghan King Edmonds seemed to think her husband’s problem was real. Real enough that it led to the couple’s separation. Edmonds announced via podcast she had separated fro …

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How to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage If You Just Got Engaged

Your wedding is a one-day event. Your marriage lasts a lifetime. Divorce-proof your marriage by answering these three important questions.

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Married … With Household Chores

Couples come clean about household chores and share what they’re willing to trade to avoid cleaning house.

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How to Avoid Money Mistakes in Your Marriage

Once you identify these money mistakes in your marriage, you can take steps to get your finances — and your marriage — on track.

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The State of Florida Wants to Mandate Premarital Counseling. Will It Help Couples?

Surveys find that divorce rates drop by 30 percent or more when engaged couples seek premarital counseling.

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Advent Devotionals for Couples: Week 4 – Love

All lovers know there is a price for love. And God – who is love – knows more than anyone else the cost of great love.

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How to Stop Fighting Your Spouse: Seven Steps to Win-Win Solutions in Marriage

If you and your spouse want to stop fighting, then it’s time to remember that you and your spouse are a team.

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Advent Devotionals for Couples: Week 3 – Filled with Joy

What difference might the joy of seeing Christ make in your home?

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Advent Devotionals for Couples – Week 2: Waiting for Jesus and Preparing for God’s Promise

Though He came to earth already, we’re waiting for Jesus to return. Waiting is difficult but not passive. It should involve preparation.

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Advent Devotionals for Couples – Week 1: Hope

Focus on the Family invites you and your spouse to celebrate Advent. To pause from the hectic pace of the holiday season and remember those who waited for God’s promised Son, to hope in His Word and to rest in His love.

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Advent Devotionals – Readings for Couples

Focus on the Family invites you and your spouse to celebrate Advent. To pause from the hectic pace of the holiday season and remember those who waited for God’s promised Son, to hope in His Word and to rest in His love.

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How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner with Family

If you find yourself heading over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, check out these five simple tips to help you survive Thanksgiving dinner with family.