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Facing Temptation in Your Life

She came to me. Early twenties. Broken, confused and defeated. Why? She had repeatedly given in to the draw of being sexually intimate with her soon-to-be fiancé. She knew it was...

Podcast 127: First Responder’s Marriages Part 2: Wise Conversations for Survival

Podcast 127: First Responder’s Marriages Part 2: Wise Conversations for Survival This special podcast features Dr. Dave Currie along with Mike and Leanne Novakowski and Jonathan and Rachelle Siemens.  This podcast...

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...

eZine #35 The Secrets of Happy Camper Dating

  Dating! There is a secret to it that you may not know about!   Lets talk about DATING for a moment – and yes this topic and concept does apply...

eZine #34: The Art and Value of Accountability

eZine #34: The Art and Value of Accountability I’ve always longed for accountability, but is hasn’t always been easy to find people that have the same concept of accountability as I...

Podcast 035: Cell Phone Sanity 101

Podcast 35: Wise and Safe Use for Kids—Cell Phone and Electronic Device Sanity Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, help parents with the difficult task of guiding...

Podcast 032: Dating in Marriage—Happy Camper Dating

Podcast 32: The Secrets of Happy Camper Dating Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, help couples in reconnecting in their friendship with the practical tips associated with...

Marriage: Drag Time—The Folly of Unforgiveness

You know what’s a real drag? Living life with hard feelings between you and someone you love. Discord saps your energy more than Arizona heat in August. Tension and the turmoil...

Marriage: Respecting the Laws of Relational Equilibrium

Is Your Marriage Teetering in the Balance? Respecting the Laws of Relational Equilibrium One fond childhood memory surrounds the pleasure of mastering the teeter-totter. It’s the playground apparatus that involves two...

Marriage: What’s the Deal with Valentine’s Day?

The Valentine’s tradition lives on as a day for people to express their affection to the special people in their lives. Though primarily between lovers and spouses, gestures of fondness are...

Marriage: Getting Your Man Talking

Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie   Sometimes I feel like I barely know my husband. It's so hard to get him to open up and talk about...

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...