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  • 5 Types of Men That Make Bad Husbands

    Don’t marry someone to redeem him. That’s Jesus’ job. Marry someone you respect for who they are now, not for who you hope they will become.

  • How to Know if God Wants You to Marry Someone

    Who you marry or do not marry will directly impact your spiritual growth, your personal dreams and goals, your parenting (or your decision not to parent), your friends, and your choice of church, community, and so many other life decisions.

  • Is It Love or Is It Obsession?

    Are you praising God the more as you praise your significant other, or are you so focused on them God is forgotten?

  • 6 Date Night Movies for Christians

    Here are some non-stereotypical, across-the-gamut, genre-busting options for date night. Some of them are obviously meant for a Christian audience, and others, maybe not so much. Hopefully, you can find something on this list that is agreeable to you both, doesn't create a crisis of faith, and avoids the presupposition that somehow all couples prefer rom-coms for date night.

  • 7 Reasons You're Drawn to People Who Are Wrong for You

    Some broken part of our human nature seems to crave things that are wrong for us. If you find yourself drawn to potential romantic partners who are wrong for you, here are 7 possible reasons why.

Marriage Communication
  • What Your Spouse is Not

    Your spouse might be amazing, but he or she cannot meet every expectation you have. In some way, he or she will fall short. John, Greg and Erin discuss how to let go of bad expectations in your marriage. Featuring Dr. Bob Paul. The post What Your Spouse is Not appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Rules for Marriage Communication

    Just like a professional sport needs rules to be played well, your marriage needs boundaries for effective communication, John talks with the Smalleys about rules they have in their own marriage for communicating with each other. Featuring Dr. Ron and Mrs. Jan Welch. The post Rules for Marriage Communication appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Moving on From Miscommunication

    Every now and then, you and your spouse will encounter a miscommunication. It might be a minor thing or a big thing, but how do you move on from it? Greg and Erin talk with John about how they've learned to get passed misunderstandings, and why working through miscommunication is worth it. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Mrs. Jean Daly. The post Moving on From Miscommunication appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Don’t Run From the Problem

    As problems come up in your relationship, it's essential to deal with them. But the big question is, how? John, Erin and Greg explain why you shouldn't run from marriage issues, and discuss how praying together helps build a lasting foundation for your relationship. Featuring Dr. Kevin Leman and Mrs. Jean Daly. The post Don’t Run From the Problem appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How Integrity Leads to Intimacy

    Integrity is for a marriage what a foundation is for a house. Without it, your relationship will fall apart. John, Greg and Erin discuss what genuine integrity looks like, and how to talk with your spouse about difficult things. Featuring Mr. Joshua and Mrs. Raquel Rogers. The post How Integrity Leads to Intimacy appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage Problems
  • How to Help a Depressed Spouse

    It’s not easy to know how to help a depressed spouse, but this advice can get you started. The post How to Help a Depressed Spouse appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Loving Your Spouse Through the Seasons of Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

    Debra Fileta will help couples better understand the four seasons of healthy relationships, what to expect during each one, and how to carefully navigate them for a stronger marriage. (Part 1 of 2) The post Loving Your Spouse Through the Seasons of Marriage (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Are You Lonely in Marriage?

    What COVID Taught Me The post Are You Lonely in Marriage? appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage After Infidelity (Part 2 of 2)

    Mark and Jill Savage share their own personal story of rebuilding trust in their own marriage after infidelity. The post Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage After Infidelity (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage After Infidelity (Part 1 of 2)

    Mark and Jill Savage share their own personal story of rebuilding trust in their own marriage after infidelity. The post Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage After Infidelity (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage Success
  • Discovering the Secrets of a Happy Marriage

    Fawn Weaver took a worldwide tour to learn the secrets of happy marriage, and now she’s sharing them with you! From stories of couples in Asia, Africa, and right here in North America, to Fawn’s personal marriage journey, you’ll be encouraged to seek the best in your spouse and choose happiness in your marriage. The post Discovering the Secrets of a Happy Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How to Rekindle “Like” for Your Spouse

    Have you noticed that your spouse’s personality quirks, which you thought were so cute when you were dating, are driving you nuts now that you’re married? In the early days, it was laughable when she forgot items on her way out of the house or grocery shopped at random. Now you wish she’d just learn The post How to Rekindle “Like” for Your Spouse appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Coping With Your Spouse’s Annoying Habit

    After being married for a while, your spouse’s patterns can turn from cute quirks to annoying habits. Figuring out how to cope so that you don’t become highly critical of your spouse is important. The post Coping With Your Spouse’s Annoying Habit appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • How Integrity Leads to Intimacy

    Integrity is for a marriage what a foundation is for a house. Without it, your relationship will fall apart. John, Greg and Erin discuss what genuine integrity looks like, and how to talk with your spouse about difficult things. Featuring Mr. Joshua and Mrs. Raquel Rogers. The post How Integrity Leads to Intimacy appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage After Infidelity (Part 2 of 2)

    Mark and Jill Savage share their own personal story of rebuilding trust in their own marriage after infidelity. The post Rebuilding Trust in Your Marriage After Infidelity (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Focus on the Family.

Marriage – Sex and Intimacy
  • How Integrity Leads to Intimacy

    Integrity is for a marriage what a foundation is for a house. Without it, your relationship will fall apart. John, Greg and Erin discuss what genuine integrity looks like, and how to talk with your spouse about difficult things. Featuring Mr. Joshua and Mrs. Raquel Rogers. The post How Integrity Leads to Intimacy appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Addressing a Sexual Struggle in Your Marriage

    Many times, current sexual problems are related to something painful we've experienced. Whether it was abuse, pornography or past sexual experiences, such things can taint our perspective on intimacy. John, Greg and Erin provide hope for couples who are trying to overcome past sexual pain. Featuring guests Milan and Kay Yerkovich. The post Addressing a Sexual Struggle in Your Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Love Styles & Your Sex Life

    A good sex life is built on a foundation of trust. But achieving trust in your marriage requires intentional effort. John, Greg and Erin explain how patience and vulnerability can strengthen your marriage and benefit your sex life. Featuring guests Milan and Kay Yerkovich. The post Love Styles & Your Sex Life appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • Overcoming Sexual Obstacles in Your Marriage

    The sexual relationship with your spouse is one of the most important parts of your marriage. But having a good sex life requires intentional and honest communication. Greg, Erin and John address working through different expectations for sex in your marriage. Featuring guests Milan & Kay Yerkovich. The post Overcoming Sexual Obstacles in Your Marriage appeared first on Focus on the Family.

  • 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.