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  • Is it a Sin to Masturbate?

    For those of you who are struggling with this problem, I want to encourage you with this ... fight the good fight ... have faith in God ... trust in Him. And if you fail, remember this: God still loves you! Whenever you fall, He will pick you up if you call out to Him. "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness" (1 John 1:9 NKJV)

  • What Does the Bible Say about Interracial Marriage?

    No matter what a person believes on the matter of interracial marriage, I want to begin with the fact that we are all made in the image of God.

  • 5 Steps to Bringing Joy Back into Your Marriage

    Culture doesn’t know anything about how to have a good marriage, so we don’t need to listen to culture. We need to listen to the Author of marriage and glean from His Word what we should and shouldn’t do.

  • What Is Husband Appreciation Day and How Do We Celebrate it?

    Husband Appreciation Day is observed on the third Saturday in April. This year the date is April 17, 2021. The day is dedicated to the hard-working husband. For as long as there has been wives, there have been husbands.

  • 5 Ways to Better Show Love and Respect to Your Spouse

    What is the difference between love and respect? And why does love matter to women and respect matter to men?

Marriage Communication
  • At Home With the Smalleys

    Join Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley on Facebook Live as they share ideas and insights to strengthen your relationship. The post At Home With the Smalleys appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • What Does Your Spouse Really Want for Christmas?

    Give the best gift you’ll ever give, which is what your spouse really wants, and you want to give . . . whether you know it or not. The post What Does Your Spouse Really Want for Christmas? appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Setting Goals Together for the New Year

    Do you want to draw closer as a couple in the new year? Try sharing and then setting your goals for the next 12 months together. The post Setting Goals Together for the New Year appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Marriage Meditation — Best Marriage Advice: You Can’t Change Your Spouse

    The best marriage advice says you can’t fix your spouse. But God specializes in fixing broken things. He cares about your marriage. The post Marriage Meditation — Best Marriage Advice: You Can’t Change Your Spouse appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Marriage Meditation — Don’t Go to Bed Angry

    Don't go to be angry. You've heard it before. Why is it important? The Bible has much to say about anger and the damage it causes a marriage. The post Marriage Meditation — Don’t Go to Bed Angry appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage Problems
  • Chronic Pain: When Your Loved One Hurts

    Taking back your marriage from chronic pain The post Chronic Pain: When Your Loved One Hurts appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving (Part 2 of 2)

    Bill and Vicki Rose discuss how their marriage suffered in its early years as a result of substance abuse, infidelity, and an unhealthy focus on their careers, which led to them separating. They describe how they eventually found faith in Jesus Christ, which restored their relationship, and how God has sustained them now through over 40 years of marriage. (Part 2 of 2) The post Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving (Part 1 of 2)

    Bill and Vicki Rose discuss how their marriage suffered in its early years as a result of substance abuse, infidelity, and an unhealthy focus on their careers, which led to them separating. They describe how they eventually found faith in Jesus Christ, which restored their relationship, and how God has sustained them now through over 40 years of marriage. (Part 1 of 2) The post Staying Together When You Feel Like Leaving (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Dealing With Your Child’s Divorce

    It’s hard to describe the pain of walking through your child’s divorce. Here are some ways to deal with the hurt and be a safe place and a firm foundation for them. The post Dealing With Your Child’s Divorce appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • A Marriage Without Hope? Or Could It Be Saved

    One couple thought divorce was inevitable. Enter Hope Restored The post A Marriage Without Hope? Or Could It Be Saved appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage Success
  • Which Generation Has the Best Marriages?

    And what couples can learn from each other to win in their own relationships The post Which Generation Has the Best Marriages? appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Shared Responsibilities — A Perfect 10 Marriage Meditation

    While are no spiritual laws for vacuuming or dusting, the Bible has things to say about how couples can deal with chores. But it’s not easy. The post Shared Responsibilities — A Perfect 10 Marriage Meditation appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Navigating Political Issues as a Married Couple

    Political issues can be challenging in any relationship, but they’re especially challenging for a married couple. No matter how serious your political differences may be, those differences should never impact your marriage covenant. The post Navigating Political Issues as a Married Couple appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Jonny and Carissa: Living One Panel at a Time

    How Jonny and Carissa Hawkins create a thriving marriage on a cartoonist’s income The post Jonny and Carissa: Living One Panel at a Time appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Learning to Love After a Challenging Season

    Remembering the reasons we chose our spouse and focusing on the joy we can experience with them are good ways to start recovering from stressful seasons of life. The post Learning to Love After a Challenging Season appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage – Sex and Intimacy
  • God’s Plan for Your Sex Life

    God designed sex to be a wonderful gift for you and your spouse. Yet, many couples are trying to work through a sexual struggle. If that's you today, we want to give you some hope. John, Greg and Erin discuss God's design for sexuality, and offer encouragement to those with a dark sexual past. Featuring guests Milan and Kay Yerkovich. The post God’s Plan for Your Sex Life appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Intimacy — A Perfect 10 Marriage Meditation

    Intimacy is a lifelong invitation to let your spouse get to know the “real you” — your hopes, dreams, fears and secrets. The post Intimacy — A Perfect 10 Marriage Meditation appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How to Have a Better Sex Life by Understanding Your Love Style (Part 2 of 2)

    Counselors Milan and Kay Yerkovich outline the four basic attachment styles (avoider, pleaser, vacillator, & chaotic) in terms of how each approaches marital intimacy and describe how the healing of your style can help overcome barriers to physical intimacy with your spouse. (Part 2 of 2) The post How to Have a Better Sex Life by Understanding Your Love Style (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How to Have a Better Sex Life by Understanding Your Love Style (Part 1 of 2)

    Counselors Milan and Kay Yerkovich outline the four basic attachment styles (avoider, pleaser, vacillator, & chaotic) in terms of how each approaches marital intimacy and describe how the healing of your style can help overcome barriers to physical intimacy with your spouse. (Part 1 of 2) The post How to Have a Better Sex Life by Understanding Your Love Style (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How Pornography Impacts Marriage

    Pornography — whether used infrequently or as an addiction — is a big deal. And it can have a major impact on a marriage. The post How Pornography Impacts Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.