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Category Archives: Companionship

Podcast 120: The Power of Shared History in Marriage

Podcast 120: The Power of Shared History in Marriage—What Amazing Benefits Long-Lasting Love Brings To help couples appreciate the depth, impact and richness of a married life of shared memories, events...

Podcast 119: Facing the Challenges of Aging Parents

Podcast 119: Parents in Transition—Facing the Challenges of Aging Parents To help couples better support their aging parents through their latters years discussing how to cope with growing parental needs, demands...

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 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...

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...

Podcast 106: First Responder Marriages

First Responder Marriages: Facing the “Calls” at Home To discuss and understand the unique challenges that people in police, fire and paramedic careers face in their home relationships seeking to determine...

Podcast 105: Stay Connected When Work Calls You Away

Extraordinary: Finding Ways to Stay Connected When Work Calls You Away Débuting the new DFR Podcast Host couple—Leland & Carrie Klaassen—Listen to understand the principles and practical steps of keeping a...

Podcast 100: What’s Your Cell Phone Doing for You?

Digital Delight or Distraction: What’s Your Cell Phone Doing for You? Working to grasp the pervasive and growing negative impact that our electronics are having on our lives and looking at...

Podcast 091: Marriage FUSION 5—Sexual Intimacy in Marriage

FUSION 5—Sexual Intimacy in Marriage Learn about growing the sexual intimacy in your marriage. We will help you discover what keeps you from loving and being loved freely and fully. Are...

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 071: 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...

Podcast 068: Putting Your Spouse First and Foremost

Podcast 68: Putting Your Spouse First and Foremost Kids – the squeakiest wheel – often get the grease! They get all our attention. What happens to the marriage? Couples need to...

Podcast 067: Money in the First Five Years of Marriage

Money Matters: The First Five Years of Marriage To help young couples build their marriage on wise financial principles. Common Pitfalls to avoid. Great help for couples getting married. Guests: Brad...

Podcast 064: What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die?

What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die? How do you sort through and overcome the loss of that ‘loving feeling’. What to do when the honeymoon feeling fades? Does it...

Podcast 063: Myths About Marriage and Divorce

The Good News about Marriage: Debunking the Discouraging Myths about Marriage and Divorce We celebrate as we clarify that the commonly understood divorce stats are WRONG! Hear Dr. Dave apologize!!! Marriage...