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Category Archives: Communication

eZine #41: Health and Fitness in Marriage

eZine #41: Health and Fitness in Marriage Melissa and I do a fair bit of premarital counselling, we cover every topic you can imagine, all intended to be sure that at...

Podcast 89: Emotional Abuse in Marriage

Podcast 89: Crushing the Spirit—Understanding the Damaging Effects of Emotional Abuse in Marriage Cut downs. Criticism. Rude comments. Belittling. How do you face the negative cycles of emotional and verbal abuse...

Podcast 88: Marriage FUSION 4—The Drag of Friction

Podcast 88: Marriage Fusion 4—The Drag of Friction Your mate is not the bull’s eye. But if you are newer to marital conflict, you are only in your beginning stages of...

Podcast 87: Recovery 5—Pornography’s Impact on the Spiritual Life

Podcast 87: Recovery 5—Pornography’s Impact on the Spiritual Life It’s hard to really measure the spiritual distance and deterioration of the soul through viewing and acting out with porn. We’ll help...

Podcast 86: Recovery 4—Sexual Addiction Triggers, Relapses & Facing Temptation

Podcast 86: Recovery 4—Sexual Addiction Triggers, Relapses & Facing Temptation You will need to master the art of “Thought Stopping” in your recovery efforts for sexual addiction. How do you stop...

Podcast 85: Recovery 3—Sexual Addiction Recovery Requires Community and Connection

Podcast 85: Recovery 3—Sexual Addiction Recovery is a Team Sport Too many people trying to break free from sexual addiction fail to value the place of community. They try to go...

Podcast 84: Marriage FUSION 3—The Acceleration of Connection

Podcast 84: Marriage FUSION 3—The Acceleration of Connection The goal is to value each other’s perspective in order to find a deepening understanding. We’ll help couples understand the ways to better...

Podcast 82: Avoiding Marital Break-Up—The 7 C’s of Relationship Recovery

Podcast 82: Avoiding Marital Break-Up—The 7 C’s of Relationship Recovery Your marriage may be on a slippery slope toward ending. We’ll seek to assist the reluctant partner who doesn’t want the...

Podcast 79: Marriage Fusion 2—The Gravity of Baggage

Podcast 79: Fusion 2—The Gravity of Baggage...Resolving Your Hurt Allows You to Love Freely What you bring into your marriage really impacts who you are and how you relate. These effects...

Podcast 75: Setting Boundaries in Your Relationships

Unhealthy Attachments: Setting Relational Guardrails Rails are there for your safety – to keep you from going off track. Our world is running wild in relationships and complicating many lives and...

Podcast 74: Drag Time—The Folly of Unforgiveness

Drag Time: Resolving Conflict without Perpetual Brooding or Prolonged Bickering Helping couples in developing the heart and the tools for shortening their response time in working through issues between them and...

Podcast 17: The Dark Side of Christmas

Podcast 17: The Dark Side of Christmas: Learning to Face the Pressures and Problems of Going Home Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, address the common stresses...

eZine #35 The Secrets of Happy Camper Dating

  Dating! There is a secret to it that you may not know about!   Lets talk about DATING for a moment – and yes this topic and concept does apply...

Marriage: Digital Delirium Part 2—Creating Wise Digital Boundaries

Digital Delirium Part 2: Creating Wise Digital Boundaries for Your Marriage Unchecked digital habits are sucking the life out of too many marriages. I’m talking about all the time, energy and attention...

eZine #34: The Art and Value of Accountability

eZine #34: The Art and Value of Accountability I’ve always longed for accountability, but is hasn’t always been easy to find people that have the same concept of accountability as I...