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Enter the Ring

Authors D.A. and Elicia Horton have had wrestling matches occur in their relationship—first as a dating couple, and then later as newlyweds. Becoming parents caused them to take a second look at their behavior and their priorities....

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Making Love Last

Laura Taggart knows what it's like to despair over your marriage. Taggart explains how the wheels fell off her marriage around year 13. Taggart talks about conflict she sees couples having. Taggart explains how the wounds of childhood carry over into our marriages....

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The Kindness Challenge

Shaunti Feldhahn dares anyone having trouble with a relationship to be kind to that person for thirty days. She reminds us that expressing kindness goes a long way, especially in marriage. Ron Deal teams up with Feldhahn to talk about kindness and the stepfamily, helping us pinpoint our patterns of ...

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I Take You

What really happens when you say "I do"? Pastor Alistair Begg tells what the Bible teaches about what is really going on during a marriage ceremony. Alistair explains how a couple is now purposefully, wonderfully, gloriously, intimately, dutifully, legally, personally, unconditionally, and affecti...

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Eight Important Money Decisions

Are finances a touchy subject at your house? Russ Crosson, president of Ronald Blue & Company, and his wife, Julie, talk about the wisdom of planning a family budget. The Crossons recall the financial tensions they experienced early in their marriage and tell how a budget got them working as a team....

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25 Years of Radio: Conflict and Forgiveness in Marriage

A healthy relationship without conflict is a myth. Failing to resolve conflict in marriage leads to stagnation, providing the perfect conditions for bitterness and resentment to take root, making it hard to extend and receive forgiveness. From the FamilyLife Today vault, hear classic conversations ...

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The Controlling Husband

Sometimes life gives you a wake up call. Ron and Jan Welch recall their first anniversary when Jan told him that his controlling behavior was making her feel like a bird in a cage. Find out how God finally got Ron's attention through the behavior of his sons. ...

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Men Who Love Fierce Women

LeRoy and Kimberly Wagner take us back to their honeymoon, where poor communication skills, combined with hurt feelings, set a pattern that would lead them to bitterness and isolation. With their marriage problems seemingly irreparable, LeRoy decided to step down from his pastorate, causing Kimberly...

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Grace Filled Marriage

Do you show your spouse grace? Grace, according to authors Tim and Darcy Kimmel, is giving someone what they desperately need, but don't especially deserve. FamilyLife speakers Tim and Darcy know what it means to give and receive grace, and share some grace moments from their own marriage. Tim and D...

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First Year Marriage Surprises

Join us as we celebrate the first anniversary of Robert and Nancy Wolgemuth (formerly Nancy Leigh DeMoss). The Wolgemuths take a realistic look at their courtship and their first year together as husband and wife....

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Successfully Managing Conflict in Marriage

Conflict in marriage is neither good nor bad. It's how you resolve the conflict that affects the relationship. Dave and Ann Wilson say conflict can even improve your relationship, when it is resolved constructively. Jim and Carol Shores join the Wilsons to illustrate the complexity of conflict....

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Weekend to Remember® Getaway Sampler

Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine share highlights from the Weekend to Remember® marriage conference....

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Starting Your Marriage Right (2009)

Dennis and Barbara Rainey, lifetime students of one another, share lessons they’ve learned from their four decades of marriage. They call it "Eleven Marital Rules You Won't Learn in School."...

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The Early Seasons of a Woman's Life

Like a book, each life is made up of chapters. All this week Barbara Rainey allows us a peek into chapters of her life and tells us how she adjusted and kept her priorities in place in each season. Reminiscing about their past, Dennis and Barbara talk about their biggest marital adjustments and the ...

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Speaking Your Spouse's Love Language

Pastor and well-known author Gary Chapman provides practical instruction on resolving conflict in marriage....

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Lasting Love

Dennis Rainey talks with author and pastor Alistair Begg about the solemnity of the marriage vows. ...

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When Sorry Isn't Enough

"I'm sorry." Dr. Gary Chapman, author of "The Five Love Languages" shares how these two simple words can transform your relationship. Dr. Chapman also says that unless we learn to move past our failures with genuine forgiveness and reconciliation, our marriages will never be everything God intends ...

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Our Secret Paradise

Jimmy and Karen Evans, authors of the book Our Secret Paradise, talk with Dennis Rainey about the problems they had early in their marriage and tell how their marriage began to change when they began to see each other through God's eyes....

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A Biblical Approach to Family Planning

Dennis Rainey talks with Dr. Bill Cutrer, an OB-GYN and Professor of Christian Ministry at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, and Dr. Mark Povich, an advocate of Natural Family Planning who practices family medicine in Michigan, about the spiritual issues men and women need to ...

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Redeeming Relationships

Rich Rollins, the executive pastor at Valley Bible Church in Hercules, CA, talks to Dennis Rainey about the inevitable threat of conflict that every relationship faces....

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Breaking the Curse of Words

Do someone’s harsh words still haunt you? Pastor Tom Elliff reveals how you can break the curse of words and live in the freedom of God’s truth....

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Money and Marriage God's Way

Christian financial expert Howard Dayton coaches couples on building a financially sound marriage right from the start....

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Hooked

Drs. Freda Bush and Joe McIlhaney explain how the brain is the most important sex organ....

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When Sinners Say "I Do"

Dave Harvey explains that what we believe about ourselves, sinners saved by grace, is the foundation of a happy marriage....

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War of Words

Words can bless or they can injure. Dr. Paul David Tripp tells Dennis Rainey why our idle talk hurts our relationship with God and others. ...

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Put the Seat Down

What does it take to be a good husband? Jess MacCallum, a married man for over 20 years, knows, and he's willing to let you in on the secret. ...

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What Did You Expect?

Think back to when you first got married. What were your expectations? Popular speaker and author Paul David Tripp talks about the reality of marriage and reminds couples that marriage is a union between two flawed people in a fallen world....

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The Most Important Year in Your Life

The first year of marriage is the most important year. Although not the most difficult, it's the time when marital habits and attitudes are formed. Hear how to make your first year your very best by listening to pastor Mark DeVries and his wife, Susan, as well as best-selling author Robert Wolgemu...

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Hope in the Midst of Marriage Conflict

How important is forgiveness to a marriage and family? Dr. Dan Allender, founder and director of Wounded Heart Ministries, tells you where to find hope in the midst of marriage conflict. ...

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The Song of Solomon

Love - we all want it, but how do we make it last? Popular author and pastor Tommy Nelson talks about the Song of Solomon. ...

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Seven Conflicts of Marriage

How do you approach conflict? Join us for today's broadcast when Dennis Rainey, a husband now for some 25 plus years, talks with authors Tim and Joy Downs about the source of marital conflicts. Don't miss it!...

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In-Laws, Mates, and Money

Tommy Nelson gives couples advice about handling money and in-laws after marriage....

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The Honeymoon of Your Dreams

Dennis Rainey talks to America's best-known family physician, Dr. Walt Larimore, about preparing for your honeymoon. Dr. Larimore, author of the book The Honeymoon of Your Dreams, talks about the different expectations men and women have for their honeymoon and how men and women should take special ...

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Love and Respect

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, founder of Love and Respect conferences, reveals the secret for cracking the communication code in marriage....

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