Tag Archives: Resources

Inspiring Couples To Use What They’re Taught

One of the hardest things for us about helping crisis couples, or even one person of the crisis couple, is inspiring them to use and practice what they are taught. Sharon and I can teach many communication and conflict resolution skills and … Continue reading

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Jay and Laura Laffoon

Jay and Laura Laffoon are marriage and relationship edu-tainers. They teach about those topics by using humor. We first saw them at an AMFM Conference years ago. If you ever get to see them in person with their Ultimate Date Night you … Continue reading

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Love and Respect Now

I am very encouraged about how much the younger generation of 20- and 30-somethings seem to really want to learn how to do marriage well. One great resource for them is Love and Respect Now. This blog is written by … Continue reading

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New from Choosing Wisely Before You Divorce

I found great encouragement, hope and inspiration to fight for our marriage when I watched the video series “Choosing Wisely Before You Divorce”. The video series is now on the web. About halfway down the page under “View and Download the … Continue reading

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The Intimacy Merry-Go-Round

In their book, “Stripped Down“, Tony and Alisa Dilorenzo mention six types of intimacy: emotional, intellectual, spiritual, recreational, financial, and physical intimacies. In their book, “Red Hot Monogamy“, Bill and Pam Farrel discuss eight types of intimacy: social, financial, recreational, vocational, parental, … Continue reading

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National Marriage Week

National Marriage Week February 7-14 is an effort to raise marriage awareness across the country. Even though the official week is drawing to a close there are a lot of great marriage resources and references at their website here.

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Separation Crisis – Quickly Finding Resources and Hope in a Bookstore

If you or a friend you know have just begun a separation, especially one that you didn’t want, it is easy to be desperate for information and hope. During our separation I often browsed a book store or library for … Continue reading

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Love and Respect Testimony

This in an wonderful video testimony by a couple who used the principles from the book Love and Respect by Emmerson Eggerichs to restore their marriage. One thing that touched me is when the husband shared that even though he … Continue reading

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Long Term Consequences of Divorce

Especially if a couple has children when they divorce there are a lot of long term consequences to divorce. I have observed the awkwardness and uneasiness of parents and children at such things as graduations, weddings, and funerals where there … Continue reading

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Weekly Devotions

We got the idea of weekly devotions from our friends, Clint and Penny Bragg at Inverse Ministries. Here is a post from them about how they do their weekly devotions. We actually started our own devotions by using their book … Continue reading

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