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How to Cope with Opposite Shifts

A reader wrote to us and asked: “My husband and I work totally opposite shifts. I work all week during the day, and he works weeknights. How can we get the time together that we need?” This is such a great question because a lot of families…

Do You Have the Courage to be Honest?

Often we hear from couples who listen to our daily radio feature, Celebrate Your Marriage Daily. One listener writes: “My wife and I have very spirited discussions. When we talk to each other in front of other people they think we are…

When you are feeling alone in your marriage

When you're facing problems in your marriage, you can do one of three things... 1 - Give up and resolve to be miserable 2 - Fixate on what you think should have gone differently 3 - Choose to see the positive and make the best out of…

Watch Your Words

BJ Foster of All Pro Dad tells the story of when he was eight years old, his mom was frying some hamburgers on the stove. She stepped out of the kitchen for a moment and when she returned a grease fire had started. She quickly put the pan…

Podcasts

Choosing to Learn How Your Spouse is Smart

We cannot expect to become mentally intimate with our spouse without work. We have to discover our spouse’s intelligence, choose to learn, listen, and become acquainted with their interests. Make a deliberate choice to discover what…

It’s not how smart you are, it’s how you are smart!

We all can identify with the fact that we think differently than our spouse! For example, when Jay says “Let’s go into the city”, he means, “Let’s go test drive cars.” I (Laura) think he means, “Let’s go shopping at the mall!” When…

How to look away from your phone and back at your spouse

Does your spouse pay more attention to their phone than to you? On this episode, we answer another question from a listener: "How can I hold my wife's attention just long enough to have eye contact without her looking at her phone for…

Is spending time with your spouse a priority?

On this episode, we continue to answer a few questions about common issues in marriage. This week we hear from a listener: "Our greatest challenge is carving out time..." You have to answer the question: "Is spending time with my spouse…

How to rebuild your marriage after filing for divorce

On this episode of Married for Life, we are joined by our good friends Keith and Shaundra Rushing of Better Half Ministries. Keith and Shaundra know what it’s like to try a marriage relationship built on the wrong foundation. After…

3 steps to escape the rat race and enjoy your marriage

Simply Being It's what God wants of us ... especially in our relationship with our spouse. We get so wrapped up in all that we think we need to DO every day. God doesn’t want us to constantly “do” things in our marriage He wants…