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Episode 103 // Fighting fair, finding forgiveness, and handling conflict in your Christian marriage.

What are we talking about today? Ah, conflict. It is no fun! And it can destroy our peaceful home, happy family life, and the witness of our Christian marriage. As a marriage and family therapist, I have spent hundreds of hours helping couples work through conflict in all its various ways. So today, I’m outlining …

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Episode 99 // Let’s figure out the best ways to love YOUR people well: the 5 love languages, creativity, and a reality check for the busy Christian mom

What are we talking about today? There are so many ways to show your people that you love them, yet we sometimes feel like we are spinning our wheels in our relationships! We need creative ideas for how to show our family that we love them, and realistic ways to make that happen. In today’s …

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Episode 98 // How to talk about your sex life with your husband.. the good, the bad, and the awkward

What are we talking about today? How often do you and your hubby talk about your sex life? If you’re like most couples… not very often!  But I know that you want a great, fun, meaningful intimate relationship with your husband. You want your Christian marriage to defy the odds and grow closer and happier …

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Episode 92 // 3 practical ways to invest in your Christian marriage and love your husband well during busy seasons of family life (Foundational Pillars 101)

What are we talking about today? Did you know that, statistically, the hardest season of marriage is when you have young children in the home? The reality of life is that marriage takes work! It’s not always roses and butterflies.  Even in a healthy Christian marriage, we are easily tempted to focus on other things …

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Episode 80 // Try these 12 ideas for a fun & free date night… no babysitter, no cost, but a great investment in your Christian marriage

What are we talking about today? Ever felt a little stuck for date night ideas? You’re too busy to plan something, hiring a sitter is a hassle, but you know that it’s important to invest in your marriage… Well, this episode is for you. These at-home date night ideas are totally free and don’t require …

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Episode 67 // My Top 10 Life Lessons for Loving Christian Family Life and Growing Your Most Important Relationships

What are we talking about today? It’s busy, hectic, and sometimes frustrating… but we all want to love our family life. We want to enjoy our people. We want to find peace and purpose at the end of a crazy day. We want to feel connected with our family.  Well, today I’ve got 10 tips …

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Episode 66 // Should you “forgive and forget” within your marriage? A realistic look at forgiveness in Christian family relationships.

What are we talking about today? “Forgive and forget” is a cliche that we’ve all heard. But is it true? Is it something that God wants us to do? Forgiveness is incredibly hard, but it is also an absolutely necessary part of marriage. Especially within a Christian marriage! Today’s, we’re tackling the question: should we …

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Episode 65 // To talk or not to talk? Four big reasons why couples struggle to communicate well… and what to do about it.

What are we talking about today? Ah, communication. Such a simple word for such a complicated part of life. At least, a potentially complicated part of life.  As a counselor, I spent a LOT of time helping couples strengthen or improve their communication patterns. There is a lot that could be said about communication in marriage! …

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Episode 64 // 9 hot tips to make sure your Christian marriage has amazing intimacy in the bedroom

What are we talking about today? We’re building up our marriages this week, my friends. So get ready for some fun application that you’re sure to enjoy! One of the most common issues that comes up in marriage counseling (yes, even for Christian couples) is the issue of physical intimacy. That’s why today, we’re talking …

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Episode 60 // What if you’re the only one trying? 5 steps to setting goals and creating change in your family relationships.

What are we talking about today? Whatever your goals are for this year, I hope that you have a high priority on building or maintaining godly family relationships. We sometimes put a lot of pressure on ourselves to create meaningful goals, to stick with our New Years resolutions, or to change problems in our family …

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