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What can you do when your marriage is hanging by threads? Many will give up, thinking they’ve exhausted all possibilities. But wait - listen to this podcast. There may be just one thing - one thing you can do that can turn things around.
What can we do when our marriage is at the end? Can we salvage it? How can we reconcile? What can we do when we’ve exhausted everything? Today we’ll take about Gary Chapman’s book, “One More Try: What to do When Your Marriage is Falling Apart.” Don’t lose hope! There’s a lot you can do.
Workaholic spouse? Non-communicative Spouse? Controlling Spouse? Abusive Spouse? Unfaithful spouse? How can we overcome some of the most difficult problems? Today’s episode is on “Loving Solutions: Overcoming Barriers in Your Marriage.”
Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. What are the 4 seasons of marriage and what can we do if we find ourselves in a season that is not very enjoyable? Find out on today’s episode where we’ll discuss “The 4 Seasons of Marriage: Secrets to a Lasting Marriage.”
Do you know the 4 pitfalls to communication? 3 secrets you can easily do to ensure a thriving relationship? Listen to today’s podcast as we talk about Gary Chapman’s book, “Covenant Marriage: Building Commitment and Intimacy.
2 books will be discussed today: “Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married” and “The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted.” Do you have the marriage you’ve always wanted? Do you know what’s going wrong? Have you gotten off track? There are some simple areas to pay attention too. Let’s take the mystery and frustration out of relationships and focus on what matters.
We’re beginning a 6-part series on books by Dr. Gary Chapman. We’ll start with his most well known book: The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts. What’s your love language? Do you know your spouse’s? Knowing your love language and those around you is beneficial in building intimacy and improving your relationship. Speak your partner’s language, whether it’s words of affirmation, quality time, receiving gifts, acts of service, or physical touch.
"Blueprint for a Lasting Marriage: How to Create Your Happily Ever After with More Intention, Less Work," by Lesli Doares. A great book to give as a gift to engaged couples or newly married couples, Doares outlines 5 steps in creating a blueprint or plan for a marriage that will flourish if you do a few basic things.
How do we create a great marriage? That's the topic for today. When two people get married, they enter a process of creating a whole new relationship. What does it take? How do you do that? Does it naturally happen? Listen to today's episode to learn two ways or shortcuts to creating a great marriage.
If you are successful in most parts of your life, will you be successful in your marriage? Do you know what you want and are you working toward sharing your talents with the world? Knowing what you want not only effects you, but others. How does your success and happiness or lack of success and happiness effect your spouse and family? How do you deal with challenges and differences in your relationship?
Marriage Therapist and Author Dr. John Gottman has identified 4 kinds of negativity, if allowed to grow and fester, would be extremely lethal to a relationship: criticism, contempt, defensiveness and stonewalling. Listen to today’s podcast where we talk about the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse. This concludes the Middle Years of Marriage Series. Remember to adopt the right attitude within. Practice gratitude, forgiveness and charity and your spaceship will soar to great heights.
What does your spouse do that bothers you? Today’s show might surprise you as we focus on YOU rather than what you think your spouse does that irritates you. Where do these irritations originate? What is the source of these irritations? What bothered you when you first got married and no longer bothers you? Why did this change? What did you do? We’re going to dissect irritations and how you can manage them. The first point we need to make is that irritations come in many forms and...
Do’s and Don’ts for the Middle Years and Beyond: Don’t be a complainer. Don’t neglect each other. Don’t deceive or lie. Don’t put excessive energy into your past or future and instead, live in the present - that’s all we’ve got. Do make your home a sanctuary, speak kindly to each other, bring pleasure to your partner, cultivate a proper temper and feed the heart.
Middle Age Malaise doesn’t have to creep into your marriage if you know what to look for and how to address important areas of your relationship. What are crucial things to look for? Boredom, neglecting the concept of LOVE MAPS - or sharing your inner world with your spouse, the importance of having a passion and shared goals. Today’s episode is the first in a 4-part series on the Middle Years of Marriage.
"What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder." (Matthew 19:4-6). A happy marriage usually contains happy people, better physical and mental health and a higher level of wealth. Author Steve Bollman ("The Choice Wine: 7 Steps to a Superabundant Marriage") says if you follow the 7 steps, your marriage will have a foretaste of paradise. The last chapter ties everything together and Bollman explains how the steps parallel the holy family. He says God wished to give couples the...
In "Three to Get Married," Fulton Sheen addresses the longings in our hearts, the imperfections of relationships, the relationship between man and God, and husband and wife. As you might have guessed in the title, it takes a husband, wife, and God to make a marriage profound and meaningful.
What is mature love? What is responsible love? Is chastity necessary in marriage? What about contraception? Is it harmful to marriage? If yes, how so? What are Pope John Paul II’s views on children and family? Listen to today’s podcast episode and discover some interesting viewpoints that run counter to our culture, but can bring great joy to marriage. We will review Edward Sri’s “Men, Women and the Mystery of Love: Practical Insights from John Paul II’s ‘Love and Responsibility.’ “