David and Jan Stoop

Dr. David Stoop is a licensed psychologist and family counselor who has been working to strengthen marriages and families for more than 35 years. He is also an ordained minister, an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary and a co-host for the nationally syndicated radio and TV program New Life Live. David’s wife, Jan, is a counselor, author and seminar speaker. They have authored several books together including Smart Love and The Complete Parenting Book. The couple has been married over 50 years, and they have three sons and six grandchildren.

Understanding Your Spouse’s Emotions (Part 2 of 2)

Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence – the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse’s. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 2 of 2)

Understanding Your Spouse’s Emotions (Part 1 of 2)

Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence – the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse’s. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 1 of 2)

Understanding Your Feelings to Stay Connected In Your Marriage

We can improve our ability to control our emotions. The skills we develop can make us more aware of what we are feeling, which can help us break the cycles in the way we interact with our spouse.

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How Do We Pray Together?

Now that we have the plan, what do we do as a couple when we pray together? There are some basic premises to keep in mind.

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Beginning to Pray Together

These eight suggestions will help you transform your marriage with prayer.

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