Doing Family Right

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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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eZine #55: Heart Health with a Twist!

Valentine’s Day normally brings to mind roses, chocolates and a night out with that someone special. While we love the idea of showing your sweetheart just how much you love them,...

Podcast 117: RECOVERY 12—How Sexual Addicts’ Choices Hurt Their Partners

Podcast 117: RECOVERY 12—Cutting Your Losses—How Sexual Addicts’ Choices Hurt Their Partners To help the partner of a porn or sexual addict realize the multiple ways that they have been hurt...

Podcast 116: Getting Your Marriage Out of Debt

Podcast 116: Seeing Red—Getting Your Marriage Out of the Black Hole of Debt To help couples understand the core principles and practical steps of getting their marriage back on track financially....

Podcast 115: RECOVERY 11—Sexual Addiction Recovery Groups

Podcast 115: RECOVERY 11—It’s Time to ReGroup To help individuals understand the purpose and see the value of regular attendance at one of DFR’s Sexual Addiction Recovery groups called ReGroup. Listen...

eZine #54: Ramping Up Resolutions—Review & Refocus Your Life

New Year’s Resolutions are nice ideas but they are often shallow and short-lived, going nowhere, helping no-one. But what if the New Year’s resolution idea was reframed into more of a time to REVIEW...

Podcast 114: Aging Graciously—Embrace Growing Older

Podcast 114: Aging Graciously—Learning to Embrace the Inevitability of Growing Older To help individuals and couples grow old in a way that reflects that God is in control of every part...

Podcast 113: RECOVERY 10—Recover Well After an Addiction Relapse

Podcast 113: RECOVERY 10—Corrective Measures: How to Recover Well after a Porn/Sexual Addiction Relapse To help individuals and couples take redeeming recovery steps after one falls back into porn or sexual...

Podcast 112: Facing Depression in a Life and Marriage

Podcast 112: Soul Pain—Facing Depression in a Life and Marriage To help individuals and couples find a way beyond the difficult and challenging effects of one spouse facing depression. What to...

Parenting: Children Through the Eyes of Jesus

I was Jesus once. No, not in a dream or some fantasy game but in real life. It’s true. Work with me and don’t question my sanity too much, but for...

Marriage: Drop the “EDGE”—A Journey into Graciousness

Let’s be clear—I’m a recovering “edge-aholic”. I will be speaking out of a deep, insatiable and ongoing need to deal with my own lack of graciousness. I have often said when I’m...

Podcast 111: Dealing with My Past before God, My Spouse and Myself

Getting Current: Dealing with My Past before God, My Spouse and Myself One of the most challenge podcasts you’ll listen to as we help individuals and couples experience a new level...

Marriage: Facing Burnout in Your Family

What is Burnout? At the core, burnout starts showing itself with a person’s growing inability to emotionally cope and effectively carry out their normal life responsibilities. This causes us inner stress....

Podcast 110: Understanding Lasting Marital Intimacy

Loving in 3D: Understanding Lasting Marital Intimacy Dr. Dave and Donalyn share one of their favourite concepts on how to keep a marriage strong and last long! Loving in 3D –...

eZine #52: Maintaining Connection Through the Teen Years

You and your kid don’t have to grow apart during the teen years. It is true that there is a natural drive for independence that you have to make room for....

Podcast 109: Understanding the Grief Process

Working Through Pain and Loss: Understanding the Grief Process Based on the ground-breaking work of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, we share a clear and helpful understanding of the various stages of grief that...