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Still Photography of the set and filming of Marriage Uncensored TV seriesOur blog is a steady source of relevant and practical help for doing family right. Anchored by Dr. Dave, we want you to count on us for support in maximizing your most important relationships – marriage – family – God.

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Podcast 079: Marriage FUSION 2—The Gravity of Baggage

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 can be...

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...

eZine #37: The Blending of Two Families

eZine #37: The Blending of Two Families This month’s topic is the Blending of two families. The Brady bunch made it look easy! But realistically bringing two families with their own...

Podcast 078: Mental Illness—Understanding the Emotional Turmoil

Headspace: Understanding the Emotional Turmoil of the Brokenhearted What if someone in your family is facing mental health issues? There is so much we don’t understand about how the mind works...

Parenting: Part 2—Redefining Boredom

Boredom Creates Opportunities for Us and Our Children In my pursuit to change our response to the word “boredom” in our home, I continually find more benefits of unscheduled time, particularly in...

Parenting: Part 1—Redefining Boredom

Surprising Tools for Raising Successful Children by David McVety I can’t count the number of times that my wife, Melissa, and I have been so caught up in our hectic lives...

Podcast 077: Marriage FUSION 1—The Laws of Attraction

FUSION 1—The Laws of Attraction If you stop having fun commitment alone won’t keep your love alive. Why doesn’t the honeymoon feeling last forever? With the definition of Love = Commitment...

Podcast 076: Sex Gaps—Finding Regular Intimacy in Marriage

Podcast 76: Sex Gaps—Finding Regular Intimacy in Marriage How do you overcome long spells of no intimacy in marriage? What’s going wrong? Why the gaps? Who’s to blame? What’s the recourse?...

Podcast 075: 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 074: 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...

eZine #36: The Challenges of Single Parenting

As much as our initial response to the term “single parent” is likely one including an unwanted pregnancy outside of marriage there are a number of other scenarios that can result...

Marriage: New Year’s Sex

Relax. Though we are passed January 1st, you haven’t missed out. And while it might be really fun, the title is not referring to welcoming in the New Year while having...

Podcast 073: Facing the Crisis of a Teen Pregnancy

What’s a parent to do? When the news hits, a flood of emotions comes into play immediately. So many questions fill your mind. How much is your fault? What’s the best...

Podcast 072: 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...

Parenting: What We Taught Our Kids at Christmas

I’m the out-spoken “Merry Christmas” guy in a world where it’s not politically correct. It’s my part of the fight. Though Season’s Greetings or Happy Holidays have all but replaced “Merry...