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  • 6 Things Every Divorced Dad Needs before They Start Dating

    As a dad who has been divorced, you are likely experiencing a void in your life, and you may be itching to fill it by finding a good woman with whom to start a relationship that, ideally, will end in marriage. Before you start down that path, however, you need to consider these 6 things.

  • Stop Comparing Your Spouse to Their Past

    Comparing them to how they acted in the past and constantly bringing up their past mistakes gives them zero space to change and grow into the individual God created them to be. And as many relationships start with the three words "I love you." I'm fairly certain countless relationships end because of the three words: "You'll never change."

  • 99 Small Ways to Communicate Respect to Your Husband

    99 feasible ideas that could change the culture of your marriage today. 

  • What Does it Mean to Respect Your Wife?

    She may be ready to give up because of your wandering. Because when you married her, you promised to love and cherish her all the days of her life - not anything else. Do what you promised to do in the beginning. Love and cherish her, put her first.

  • How Does Marriage Reflect the Gospel?

    Contrary to popular opinion, there is no room for "me first" in marriage. It's the reason I thank God every day for the truth of the gospel and the sacrifice that Jesus made for every one of us, even when we didn't deserve it.

Marriage Communication
  • Honey, That’s Not What I Meant

    You said something to your spouse, and thought your point was clear. But after a day or two, your mate is really upset. It turns out, your spouse misunderstood what you said. Sound familiar? John, Erin and Greg explain why working through misunderstandings can make your relationship stronger. Featuring Guy Lia, Amber Lia, and Jean Daly. The post Honey, That’s Not What I Meant appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Questions and Answers

    You long for meaningful connection with your spouse. However, there are moments when it feels like life and responsibilities keep getting in the way. During those seasons, what do you do? John, Greg and Erin suggest some questions you can ask your spouse as a way to connect with each other. The post Questions and Answers appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How Sleepless Jealousy Affected My Marriage

    Letting go of my grudge helped me appreciate my husband and focus on God’s character instead of my sleepless jealousy The post How Sleepless Jealousy Affected My Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Different Personalities: Help, I Married an Introvert!

    5 strategies for strengthening your relationship The post Different Personalities: Help, I Married an Introvert! appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Better Ways to Communicate With Your Spouse

    In a discussion based his book With These Words, Pastor Rob Flood and his wife, Gina, offer insights on several key communication skills that have healed and revolutionized their once-troubled marriage. The post Better Ways to Communicate With Your Spouse appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage Problems
  • Friends Helping Friends: Identifying Abuse in Marriage

    Darby Strickland offers listeners guidance from her book Is It Abuse?: A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims. The post Friends Helping Friends: Identifying Abuse in Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • 3 Not-So-Common Issues That Can Cause Emotional Distance in Marriage

    I’ve been married for nine years and feel alone. My husband and I don’t connect emotionally at all. What do I do? The post 3 Not-So-Common Issues That Can Cause Emotional Distance in Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • When Unfaithfulness Meets God’s Grace

    When your spouse has hurt you, it's easy to hold on to unforgiveness. But doing so will only make things worse. John talks with Greg and Erin about ways couples can take steps toward healing, even if one of the spouses has been unfaithful. Featuring Mark and Jill Savage. The post When Unfaithfulness Meets God’s Grace appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • The Immediate Damage of an Affair

    Sadly, many couples experience the sting of betrayal. When the unfaithfulness comes to light, the damage is shocking. John talks with Greg and Erin about why an affair is so devastating to a marriage, and they'll point you to resources for starting a recovery process. Featuring Mark and Jill Savage. The post The Immediate Damage of an Affair appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Help for Abusive Relationships – Archive

    No one should feel unsafe. If you or someone you love is in an abusive relationship, here are some resources to help you take steps toward safety and freedom. The post Help for Abusive Relationships – Archive appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage Success
  • Representing Jesus in Our Marriage

    If there's a lack of love in your marriage, it's good to evaluate the strength of your relationship with God. The more you prioritize obeying God, the better job you'll do at being a good spouse. John talks to Erin and Greg about what it means for couples to represent Jesus in their marriage. Featuring Guy Lia, Amber Lia, and Jean Daly. The post Representing Jesus in Our Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Our Newlywed Christmas

    This young couple embraced their first Christmas season together with a sense of adventure. They chose to experience three celebrations. The post Our Newlywed Christmas appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Four Ways to Have Better Sex

    Sex is a gift God gave to husbands and wives, so why not learn how to enjoy it to the fullest? The post Four Ways to Have Better Sex appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Rebuilding Their Family — an Unexpected Proposal

    After two kids and 25 years of marriage, Mike told his family he was leaving. They all thought it was forever The post Rebuilding Their Family — an Unexpected Proposal appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Gratitude With Purpose in Marriage

    Appreciating your spouse will strengthen your marriage — and change you The post Gratitude With Purpose in Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage – Sex and Intimacy
  • When Unfaithfulness Meets God’s Grace

    When your spouse has hurt you, it's easy to hold on to unforgiveness. But doing so will only make things worse. John talks with Greg and Erin about ways couples can take steps toward healing, even if one of the spouses has been unfaithful. Featuring Mark and Jill Savage. The post When Unfaithfulness Meets God’s Grace appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • The Immediate Damage of an Affair

    Sadly, many couples experience the sting of betrayal. When the unfaithfulness comes to light, the damage is shocking. John talks with Greg and Erin about why an affair is so devastating to a marriage, and they'll point you to resources for starting a recovery process. Featuring Mark and Jill Savage. The post The Immediate Damage of an Affair appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Four Ways to Have Better Sex

    Sex is a gift God gave to husbands and wives, so why not learn how to enjoy it to the fullest? The post Four Ways to Have Better Sex appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How to Be a Better Lover

    Do you want to have better sex with your spouse? Then try becoming a better person. The post How to Be a Better Lover appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Regaining Passion in Your Marriage

    For a lot of couples, talking about sex can feel awkward and uncomfortable. But it doesn't have to be that way. John, Erin and Greg offer encouragement to couples who've lost their passion for intimacy. Featuring Pastor Levi Lusko, Jennie Lusko and Jean Daly. The post Regaining Passion in Your Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.