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Focus on Marriage Podcast

The Focus Marriage Podcast features relatable advice on healthy marriage with stories from guest speakers that challenge and encourage every couple to build a deeper connection.

Meet the Hosts

Greg Smalley
Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley serves as the vice president of Marriage at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises.

John Fuller
John Fuller

John Fuller is vice president of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program. He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business. John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children.

Most Recent Episode:


Keeping the Romance Sizzling in Your Marriage, Part 6

Many couples encounter some challenges when it comes to sex. Sometimes, the best way to deal with it is to talk openly with each other. Greg, Erin and John give some helpful tips for talking with your spouse about sex.

Past Episodes


Navigating the Common Challenges of Marriage, Part 7

Raising children can be one of the most joyful experiences in your life, but it will forever change the dynamics of your marriage. Greg, Erin and John share some ideas for making time for your spouse, while raising small children.


Drawing Closer to God and Each Other, Part 6

Every marriage walks through flourishing times, and times where it feels cold. No matter what season your marriage is in, you and your spouse need a healthy foundation. John, Greg and Erin share how you can build true intimacy with your spouse, regardless of the season you’re in.


Drawing Closer to God and Each Other, Part 5

Your spouse may be amazing, but he or she still falls short from time to time. John, Greg and Erin share some practical ways to encourage your spouse, even when he or she disappoints you.


Saving Your Marriage from Divorce, Part 4

Your marriage will encounter a difficult season, but how you work through it will determine the strength of your relationship. John and Greg explain how you can encourage your spouse, even when it feels like the love has grown cold.


Saving Your Marriage from Divorce, Part 3

Every marriage problem can be traced back to one word: selfishness. If not dealt with properly, your relationship will crumble. Greg and John talk about how you can let go of selfishness and give ideas for being a blessing to your spouse.


Engaging Conflict in a Productive Way, Part 5

Your marriage can become a safe place of trust when you and your spouse are managing conflict well. John and Greg explain how you can be a calming voice for your spouse, when he or she is upset.

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