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If you’re married — or soon to be — you’ve got questions. What makes this relationship work? How do I fix it when it breaks? Where do I go when I need help? Host John Fuller and marriage experts Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley help answer those questions with practical, down-to-earth insights based on God’s design for marriage. Find answers and inspiration in every short episode of this Christian marriage podcast.

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If you’re married — or soon to be — you’ve got questions. What makes this relationship work? How do I fix it when it breaks? Where do I go when I need help? Host John Fuller and marriage experts Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley help answer those questions with practical, down-to-earth insights based on God’s design for marriage. Find answers and inspiration in every short episode of this Christian marriage podcast.

    The Different Ways Men and Women Are Romantic

    The Different Ways Men and Women Are Romantic

    What do you find romantic? John, Erin, and Greg share examples of what's romantic to them. Plus, Bill and Pam Farrel talk with Jim Daly about simple, yet effective ways you can romance your spouse.

     

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    Romance: It's Not Just for Valentine's Day

     

    Understanding the Differences Between You and Your Spouse 

     

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    Passwords to Resolve Conflict

    Passwords to Resolve Conflict

    How do you and your spouse try to resolve conflict? John asks Greg and Erin about ways they've learned to get better at managing conflict in their relationship. You'll also hear a lighthearted discussion Jim Daly had with Bill and Pam Ferrel on how they've worked through misunderstandings.

     

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    Understanding the Differences Between You and Your Spouse

     

    Why are Men Like Waffles? Why are Women Like Spaghetti? 

     

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    Couples and Credit Cards

    Couples and Credit Cards

    How you talk about and make decisions on money as a couple is extremely important for the unity of your marriage. John and the Smalley's address common mistakes couples make regarding their finances. Then, Jim Daly speaks with Bob and Linda Lotich about some of the rules they have for handling money.

     

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    How to Prevent Cyberbullying in Your Child’s Life

     

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    Submitting Your Money to God

    Submitting Your Money to God

    What does it practically look like to trust God with your money? Bob and Linda Lotich join Jim Daly to discuss a phrase that helps them manage their money - Assets Under Management. Also, John and Greg address the need to practice financial stewardship in your marriage.

     

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    Coping With Financial Crisis and Maintaining Your Marriage

     

    Money Tips from God 

     

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    Pornography Hurts True Intimacy

    Pornography Hurts True Intimacy

    Sadly, many marriages today have at least one spouse who's struggling with pornography. Jim Daly speaks with Dr. Michael Sytsma and Shaunti Feldhahn about the great damage porn can do to a marriage. Then, John and Greg discuss some practical steps a person can take towards wholeness if he or she is struggling with pornography.

     

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    Responding to Your Husband's Secret: Porn

     

    No Porn Marriage Podcast

     

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    When Spouses Have Differing Sexual Desires

    When Spouses Have Differing Sexual Desires

    Sex is a wonderful gift for marriage, and yet, it can also be complicated. John and Greg address how physical intimacy is a top issue many couples fight over. You'll also hear Jim Daly talk with Shaunti Feldhahn and Dr. Michael Sytsma about how couples can work through scenarios where one spouse wants sex more than the other. Finally, Erin Smalley will offer a helpful perspective on how to ask your spouse for sex.

     

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    Article: The Best Ways to Deal with Mismatched Libidos in Marriage

     

    Article: What is Intimacy?

     

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130 Ratings

130 Ratings

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