Strengthening Your Marriage

Focus on the Family Commentary

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable

Do you ever find yourself straining to read words printed in small font?  Before you rush off to buy new glasses, consider that all that squinting may reveal an important secret about keeping your marriage fresh and alive.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Connecting With Your Spouse for a Lifetime (Part 2 of 2)

In a discussion based on his book From This Day Forward: Five Commitments to Fail-Proof Your Marriage, Pastor Craig Groeschel offers practical advice to couples on how they can develop a strong, healthy marriage that will last a lifetime. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Pray Together As a Couple

One of the best ways to have a thriving relationship with your spouse is by regularly praying together! Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Remember Their Value

If your marriage isn’t all it could be, maybe you’ve forgotten how valuable your spouse really is.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Connecting With Your Spouse for a Lifetime (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on his book From This Day Forward: Five Commitments to Fail-Proof Your Marriage, Pastor Craig Groeschel offers practical advice to couples on how they can develop a strong, healthy marriage that will last a lifetime. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Maximizing Everyday Moments

For couples to have a strong marriage, they have to spend time together.  But that can be tough when life is so busy.  One of the ways to solve that problem is to maximize everyday moments.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Spring Cleaning in Marriage

Sooner or later, every home needs a good spring cleaning.  But have you ever thought your marriage could use one as well?

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Connecting With Your Spouse Spiritually

Connecting with your spouse is important, and when you can come together on a spiritual level, it allows a deeper sense of intimacy in your relationship. Dr. Greg Smalley talks about what that connection looks like. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Connecting Spiritually With Your Spouse

Authors Greg and Erin Smalley describe how couples can develop spiritual and relational intimacy.

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What Is a Kingdom Man?

A kingdom man takes responsibility for his family, but he also aligns with God and trusts Him.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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In Search of a Soulmate

Are you worried your spouse isn’t your soul mate?  Well, let me encourage you with this: soul mates aren’t found, they develop over time.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Don’t Be a Wimp in Your Marriage

Men will often act strong and fearless in the world.  But we may not bring that courage home.  Psychologist David Clarke gives this challenge to married men. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Solomon on Romance (Part 2 of 2)

The Rev. Tommy Nelson draws upon the Song of Solomon's rich imagery to convey wise principles about dating and courtship. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Solomon on Romance (Part 1 of 2)

The Rev. Tommy Nelson draws upon the Song of Solomon's rich imagery to convey wise principles about dating and courtship. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Cord of Three Strands

The Bible says “a cord of three strands is not easily broken.”  That’s simple to understand, but profound enough to transform your marriage.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Understanding How Birth Order Impacts Your Marriage

Psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman explains how birth order affects your relationships with your spouse, and offers advice on managing challenges in your marriage that stem from your placement in your family of origin.

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Focus on the Family Weekend

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Fun Ways to Pep Up Your Marriage and Avoiding the Chore War With Your Kids

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, author Kathi Lipp offers practical, fun ideas for couples to improve their relationship and make time together a high priority. For more information, see the daily broadcast episode Fun Ways to Pep Up Your Marriage.

In Part 2, our guests offer parents practical advice on teaching children responsibility by giving them age-appropriate chores. To learn more, see the daily broadcast episode Avoiding the Chore War With Your Kids.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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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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Focus on the Family Weekend

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Uncovering the Secrets to a Happy Marriage

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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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Fun Ways to Pep Up Your Marriage

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

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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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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Focus on the Family Weekend

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

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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A Husband's Selfishness

Ron Welch

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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Focus on the Family Commentary

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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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