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Category Archives: Faithfulness

Marriage: Commitment—The First Pillar of an Amazing Marriage

Commitment—The First Pillar of an Amazing Marriage There was a time not too long ago when "till death do us part" meant just that. Divorce was rare and considered taboo. Okay,...

Marriage: Do You Have Friends of the Marriage?

Misery loves company. It seems like a universal norm that people tend to look for others who will give them a sympathetic ear regarding the perils being faced in life. But...

Marriage: Are You Romantically Challenged?

There are few things in life that compare with being “in love”. Occupying the center of another person’s universe is an emotional ecstasy as addicting as any drug. It’s simply amazing...

Parenting: MEYER RETURNS TO HIS FIRST TEAM

Urban Meyer resigned as University of Florida’s head football coach today. How refreshing! Whether or not you follow college football is immaterial. I challenge you to read on and find out...

Marriage: Til Death Do Us Part

What a Way to Go It was a living reflection of the famous touching movie “The Notebook”. Really no different than the characters that Gena Rowlands and James Garner played in...

Marriage: Is There Two in Your Marriage, or Three?

Toward Understanding the Spiritual Dimension in Marriage Keep the two people in a marriage in mind when you read this: “Two people are better off than one, for they can help...

Marriage: Get on Course and Stay on Course

Start-up Tips for the First Five Years of Marriage..to Make it Last 50! Face it; we’ve seen a lot of marriages start up. We’ve seen those that have made it and...

Marriage: Moments that Matter—Learning to Connect for Life

Moments That Matter Each Day Ever heard it said, “Little things go a long way.” It’s true. These little things include what is said and done in even a few seconds...

Marriage: Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie—Work or Family First?

  I know my family needs to be my top priority, but when push comes to shove it is always easier to say no to them than to my boss. How...

Marriage: Choosing Your Hero Couple

A Hero Couple helps you keep your marriage strong and on track. We feel that every couple is wise to agree on and approach a more mature couple like this to...

Marriage: Marital Mayhem

Four Principles Guaranteed to Mess Up Any Good Relationship From over three decades of working with couples, four principles have repeatedly surfaced as part of those marriages that fell apart. While...

Marriage: All Work, No Play

Q & A with Dr. Dave and Donalyn Currie   We've lost the fun in our marriage. I feel like our relationship is all work and no fun. On the rare...

Marriage: Boundaries to Protect Your Marriage

Only the strong survive. Marriages make it with boundaries. Bravely discuss these statements with your mate and determine if they are worthy of committing to as a couple. You will prevent...

Marriage: Emotional Abandonment

When Your Spouse Shuts You Out As a counselor, it’s a complaint I hear regularly from people desperately looking for help for their empty marriages. If any of these lines feel...

DFR Daily Tip #21: Are you willing to change?

DFR Daily Tip #21: Are you willing to change? Show your commitment to each other by being willing to change. Nobody’s perfect and maturity always includes life adjustment. More DFR Relationship...