37 episodes

The secret sauce to the success of your marriage! Every season of this bingeable podcast series is chock -full of heartwarming love stories and practical marriage advice you can put into practice every day. The series from Focus on the Family will inspire you and your spouse to put Christ’s love at the center of your relationship. Along the way, marriage experts Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley will get you thinking about healthy boundaries in a romantic relationship, about how to respect and cherish one another, and about honoring God in your most important relationship.

Loving Well Focus on the Family

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    • 4.6 • 255 Ratings

The secret sauce to the success of your marriage! Every season of this bingeable podcast series is chock -full of heartwarming love stories and practical marriage advice you can put into practice every day. The series from Focus on the Family will inspire you and your spouse to put Christ’s love at the center of your relationship. Along the way, marriage experts Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley will get you thinking about healthy boundaries in a romantic relationship, about how to respect and cherish one another, and about honoring God in your most important relationship.

    Season 7, Episode 4: Oh No! I Missed Valentine's Day

    Season 7, Episode 4: Oh No! I Missed Valentine's Day

    Did you accidentally forget to celebrate Valentine's Day? The truth is, we all make mistakes in our marriages, but if you forgot to celebrate February 14th, you'll be encouraged by the tips John, Greg and Erin give. They'll share how to make the most of missed opportunities. Also, some of our own staff members describe the need to show your spouse grace after a mistake.
     
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    Learn more about your strengths and weaknesses as a couple by taking our free Marriage Assessment!
     
    Wondering if the Hope Restored intensive is for you? Check out the details here. 
     
    Almost 2,000 marriages will end today. What if you could make a difference in one of those marriages? You don’t have to be a marriage expert. And you can make a difference in as little as 60 seconds a day.
     
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    • 30 min
    Season 7, Episode 3: Making Valentine's Day Amazing

    Season 7, Episode 3: Making Valentine's Day Amazing

    How are you planning to celebrate Valentine's Day this year? To give you some ideas, John, Greg and Erin each share their opinion on an ideal Valentine's Day date. You'll also hear from a few Focus staff members, who tell about their favorite Valentine's Day memories. Plus, if you're in a spot where you can't afford to spend a lot of money, John, Erin and Greg will give you a few helpful perspectives.
     
    Receive the book Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage: 12 Secrets for a Lifelong Romance" for your donation of any amount!
     
    Learn more about your strengths and weaknesses as a couple by taking our free Marriage Assessment!
     
    Wondering if the Hope Restored intensive is for you? Check out the details here. 
     
    Almost 2,000 marriages will end today. What if you could make a difference in one of those marriages? You don’t have to be a marriage expert. And you can make a difference in as little as 60 seconds a day.
     
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    • 26 min
    Season 7, Episode 2: Pulling the Plug on Busyness

    Season 7, Episode 2: Pulling the Plug on Busyness

    You long for romantic dates with your spouse, but how are those possible when the schedule is full? John and the Smalley's share how they've navigated busy seasons in their marriages. Courtney Ellis describes how she dealt with a full season in her family. Also, Jodie Berndt offers ideas for how to pray for your mate, even when life is busy.
     
    Receive the book Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage: 12 Secrets for a Lifelong Romance for your donation of any amount!
     
    Learn more about your strengths and weaknesses as a couple by taking our free Marriage Assessment!
     
    Wondering if the Hope Restored intensive is for you? Check out the details here. 
     
    Almost 2,000 marriages will end today. What if you could make a difference in one of those marriages? You don’t have to be a marriage expert. And you can make a difference in as little as 60 seconds a day.

    • 17 min
    Season 7, Episode 1: Making a Marriage Happy

    Season 7, Episode 1: Making a Marriage Happy

    How would you define a "happy" marriage? John, Greg and Erin explore that very question. You'll also hear Ted Lowe discuss some of the components of a good relationship. Also, Lisa Jacobson and her friend Phylicia Masonheimer share about a concept called, "biblical flirtation."
     
    Receive the book Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage: 12 Secrets for a Lifelong Romance" for your donation of any amount!
     
    Learn more about your strengths and weaknesses as a couple by taking our free Marriage Assessment!
     
    Wondering if the Hope Restored intensive is for you? Check out the details here. 
     
    Almost 2,000 marriages will end today. What if you could make a difference in one of those marriages? You don’t have to be a marriage expert. And you can make a difference in as little as 60 seconds a day.
     
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    • 25 min
    Season Seven Preview

    Season Seven Preview

    What's your favorite thing about Valentine's Day? John and the Smalley's share what they enjoy most about this special holiday, and get you ready for season 7 of the Loving Well Podcast.

    • 2 min
    Season 6, Episode 4: Appreciating Your Mate

    Season 6, Episode 4: Appreciating Your Mate

    Learning to see your spouse through the lens of God’s love is one of the best ways to keep your marriage strong. John talks with Erin and Greg about why being humble is good for your relationship, and how you can appreciate the way God made your mate.
     
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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
255 Ratings

255 Ratings

Sean & Collette ,

Thankful!

We have been following Focus on The Family for over 20 years and are so grateful for all they have done!I Our children and marriage have greatly benefited from the Focus team!

soccerfanatic⚽️ ,

Filled with godly wisdom!

I just started listening to this podcast this week and all the episodes are full of truth, wisdom, and practical ways to keep your marriage strong. I will continue to listen for SURE! Keep doing what you all are doing, it’s so encouraging!

mrs.hopeful ,

Excellent Topics!

Thank you for your thoughtful topics. They seem to get to the heart of various issues when couples have trouble communicating through them on their own. Thank you!

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