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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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    • 4.5 • 1.4K Ratings

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.

    When You Don't Have the Talk

    When You Don't Have the Talk

    Physical intimacy is a very significant part of your marriage. Yet, it's a topic that many couples are uncomfortable discussing. John, Erin and Greg explain how you can show your spouse grace, when a sexual problem is happening in the marriage. Featuring Mr. Gary Thomas and Mrs. Debra Fileta.

    • 12 min
    An Eternal Perspective for Your Marriage

    An Eternal Perspective for Your Marriage

    One day, the story of your marriage on earth will come to an end. While that may seem sad, recognizing that reality can be a huge motivator for treating your spouse well. John, Erin and Greg discuss how having an eternal perspective has influenced the ways they interact with their spouse. Featuring Mr. Gary Thomas.

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    • 9 min
    Looking Back to Go Forward

    Looking Back to Go Forward

    Your love story is unique. Reflecting on how you fell in love can bring joy to your relationship now. John, Greg and Erin share about their own love stories and tips for going the distance in your marriage. Featuring Pastor Kevin Thompson.

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    • 10 min
    A Few Minute Adjustment

    A Few Minute Adjustment

    It can be frustrating when it feels like you're the one doing all of the work in your marriage. How do you get unstuck from those scenarios? John, Greg and Erin share how simple adjustments can make the biggest differences in the relationship with your spouse. Featuring Dr. Randy Schroeder.

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    • 10 min
    Submitting to God When It's Hard

    Submitting to God When It's Hard

    The Bible says that wives should submit to their husbands, but that Scripture should never be used in an abusive way. This is especially true if trust in the relationship has been harmed by a pornography addiction. John, Greg and Erin address when biblical submission is misused and how community can help a marriage that's been shaken by a porn struggle. Featuring Mrs. Rosie Makinney.

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    • 12 min
    Shame & Pornography Addiction

    Shame & Pornography Addiction

    A pornography struggle leads to a lot of shame. To help offer hope to those caught in a cycle of shame, John, Greg and Erin discuss how God's grace can help lead to freedom. Featuring Mrs. Rosie Makinney. 

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    • 11 min

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1.4K Ratings

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Wonderful tips in bite sized chunks.

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