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Category Archives: Marriage

Marriage: Preventing Your Own Divorce

Preventing Your Own Divorce: The Soft Heart Approach   “I have yet to see a marriage fall apart where both hearts are soft toward God." Let it sink in. Then, read it again....

eZine #62: The Journey Beyond Anxiety and Worry

September eZine: Fear is a Liar—The Journey Beyond a Life of Worry September can be a time of great change for many. Kids heading back to school, families facing busier schedules, and...

Journey Beyond Anxiety and a Life of Worry

Fear is a Liar: The Journey Beyond a Life of Worry Fear immobilizes countless people. Many lives are riddled with some form of incessant worry, heightened anxiety or foreboding dread. Fear can...

Marriage: Analyzing Your Online World

Media Moderation: Analyzing Your Online World Notifications nudge us every minute. Each beep, squawk, buzz and vibration on our device beckons us to return to our online world. It’s the big world...

DFR eZine #61: Building a Godly Home

Understanding Sweat Equity—Taking the Steps to Build a Godly Home When a couple painstakingly goes through a challenging task of building their own home, and does not contract a professional home...

Lifting Up Others—Tips on Being an Encourager

Lifting Up Others—Up Close and Personal Tips on Being an Encourager To ENCOURAGE by definition means to give support, to foster confidence and to bring hope. The breadth of its current usage in our...

DFR eZine #60: Is your marriage teetering on the edge of imbalance?

Respecting the Laws of Relational Equilibrium in Your Marriage For many of the couples that come into our Care Centre, their relationship is off-kilter because they are not respecting the laws...

eZine #58: Dealing with Your Baggage

Did you drag a trunk full of JUNK into your marriage? According to our counsellors at the DFR Care Centre, the Number One challenge couples face in marriage is BAGGAGE—a person’s...

Marriage: Baggage in Your Marriage

Unpack Your Bags—Did you drag a trunk full of junk into your marriage? Communication? Money? Sex? For decades, these three famous challenges have been said to be the top three reasons...

Podcast 126: Understanding the Trauma of Facing Your Husband’s Sexual Addiction

Podcast 126: PARTNERS IN PAIN: Understanding the Trauma of Facing Your Husband’s Sexual Addiction To help women face the horrific pain associated with their husband’s porn and sexual addiction giving the...

Podcast 125: Facing Burnout within the Family

Podcast 125: Facing Burnout within the Family To help spouses and families better support and understand those in the family facing emotional collapse or physical exhaustion. Focusing on what they can...

eZine #57: Aging Graciously

This month we take a look at growing older—the relationship challenges and changes that may come with it and the chance for new experiences and even greater joy! Our feature podcast helps individuals...

Podcast 124: Family Crises—Where is God When It Hurts?

Podcast 124: Family Crises—Where is God When It Hurts To help couples and families face the dark and challenging seasons in life and to gain perspective and draw strength from a...

Marriage: The Value of Honest Disclosure

Coming Clean: The Value of Honest Disclosure When I was young, say ages 4–8, my mother would warn me—actually more like threaten me (add mom’s cross tone of voice)—“Don’t you dare...

P.E.R.G.E Seminar 2019

P.E.R.G.E. (Partner Encouragement Recovery Group Experience)  2-day Seminar: November 1–2, 2019 PURPOSE P.E.R.G.E. exists to regain sexual purity in marriage. The program is designed for the encouragement and ongoing recovery for women who...