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Category Archives: Conflict Resolution

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...

eZine #40: Hope for Your Marriage

eZine #40: Hope for Your Marriage Comebacks in Sports are all always exciting! In those moments we sometimes root for the team that is losing, just because they are the current...

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...

Marriage: The Challenge of Rebuilding Trust in Marriage

Betrayal in Marriage—The Challenge of Re-building Trust Betrayal in marriage rolls through my office like semi-trucks into a weigh station. On the freeway of life, people experience incredible emotional wreckage when...

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 72: Recovering From an Extramarital Affair

Podcast 72: Facing the Marital Tsunami—How to Recover From an Extramarital Affair You or someone you know just found out about their mate’s unfaithfulness. What if you are the one who...

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...

Podcast 71: Technology’s Attack on Marriage—Finding Wise Digital Boundaries

Really practical help for couples facing the new and growing challenges of the invasion of technology into the home. How do you limit its impact on your primary relationship? Learn how...

Marriage: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage?

Digital Delirium Part 1: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage? Between my cellphone, iPad and laptop, digital technology has made my life better. I can do life faster and more efficiently. I depend on...

eZine #27: Men Forgetting Special Occasions—Avoiding the Doghouse

Special Occasions - Why all the Fuss? Have You Ever Forgotten and Found Yourself in the Doghouse?! Special Occasions can carry different degrees of expectations, and it seems that they are usually expectations on...

eZine #24: Cloud 9 – Preparing For A Great Marriage

Preparing before AND after the marriage can make or break your relationship! I can’t count the number of times we have talked with couples who swear that they didn’t want or...

Marriage: Be a Great Spouse First and Foremost—Getting your Relational Priorities Straight

I stood in the entrance of my son’s home with him and two of his guy friends. It was moments before their departure to fly south for a 1-week cruise together....