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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...

eZine #56: Spring Cleaning of the Soul

Spring is right around the corner and with it comes the urge for new beginnings and "spring cleaning”—dealing with the clutter in our homes after a long winter. But what about...

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...

Marriage: The Love Formula

Appreciate the Formula of Love As the years go by, without the right attention, it’s not uncommon for a marital relationship to begin to waver—as in fade or grow apart. Routine,...

Podcast 118: When Your Spouse has an Affair

Podcast 118: Affair Discovered—What to Do When All Hell Breaks Loose? To help a spouse with the best first steps to take after finding out that their mate has had an...

Marriage: The ABC’s of Hugging

The ABC’s of Hugging Hugging is one of the core expressions of connection between human beings. We have come to know that affection, affirmation, attention and appreciation toward a developing child by...

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...

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...

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 107: Why Emotional Connection May Seem Impossible

Intimacy Anorexia: Why Emotional Connection May Seem Impossible Based on the landmark work of Dr. Doug Weiss, we seek to help couples determine if they are facing the paradigm of Intimacy...