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Podcast 122: The Impact of Substance Abuse

Podcast 122: The Addiction Dynamic—Grasping the Impact of Substance Abuse To help spouses and couples better face their addiction to drugs and alcohol and grasp the effects it is having on...

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...

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,...

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 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...

Marriage: Opening up for Better Marital Connection

NOW YOU’RE TALKING: How to Open Up for Better Marital Connection To overcome misunderstandings and increase healthy interaction in marriage takes work for all of us. But listen, though we know intuitively...

Podcast 049: Marriage in Crisis—Steps to Marital Recovery

Podcast 49: When Your Marriage Hits the Ditch—Steps to Marital Recovery Marriage in crisis? Join Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, as they discuss what happens when...

Marital Prayer Part 2: How to Start Praying Together

Marital Prayer Part 2: How to Pray Together Relational research shows that 92% of couples that call themselves Christians never pray together. “Tell me something new,” you say since you’re one...

Marriage: Companionship—The Third Pillar of an Amazing Marriage

Companionship—The Third Pillar of an Amazing Marriage The Pleasure of Friendship We’ve all heard it said that you want to marry your best friend. It's an assumption that we all make....

Marriage: Communication—The Second Pillar of an Amazing Marriage

Communication—The Second Pillar of an Amazing Marriage You likely don't need to be convinced that communication is foundational to a great marriage. If you've been married for any length of time,...

Marriage: The Secrets of “Happy Camper” Dating

Here is an amazing secret of dating for life. It’s easy to take our mate for granted as we get busier with work, kids and life. We quit dating and little...

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,...

DFR Daily Tip #2: Praying to love your spouse better…

DFR Tip #2: Pray every day to love your spouse better... Pray every morning "God, help me to love my mate." Then, spend the rest of your day trying to be...

DFR Daily Tip #3: Kindness for Your Spouse

DFR Daily Tip #3: Kindness for Your Spouse Be the first today to live out an act of kindness for your spouse. You will never lose if you win this love...

DFR Tip 424: Take care of yourself for your relationship!

Take care of yourself. Health, weight & appearance matter not only for your self-esteem, but also for your relationship. Make the effort for your love. More DFR Relationship Resources To learn...