Relationships

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Relationships Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help your relationship THRIVE
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If someone wrongs you and says, “I’m sorry,” do you believe them? Or do you need them to say and do more to show the sincerity of their apology? If you’ve ever had a situation with your spouse where...
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Are you guilty of cheating on your spouse? It doesn't take an affair to be unfaithful to your spouse. Today there's a new kind of cheating going on and it involves a love affair with Eddie Bauer, or...
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Living together before marriage—it’s a common practice today. So how can you as a parent navigate this sensitive issue with your young adult? Pastor Dave Gudgel unpacks how to discuss God’s design...
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You’ve just become engaged to be married...now what? Jim Burns and Doug Fields offer practical tips to kick off your first few years of marriage in positive, healthy ways. The work you put in now......
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You’ve just become engaged to be married...now what? Jim Burns and Doug Fields offer practical tips to kick off your first few years of marriage in positive, healthy ways. The work you put in now......
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How well do you build up your spouses’ self-esteem? Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, have written a great book called "The Love List." In it, they outline some powerful ideas to make your spouse feel...
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Our childhood experiences and the way our parents related to us have imprinted certain thought patterns and behaviours on us. We put the kids to bed and collapsed on the couch. I picked up a magazine...
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Releasing your grip on the circumstances in your life and the lives of others is healthy for everyone. Oops. I did it again. The words shot out of my mouth before I could stop them. My need to...
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Talking more won’t improve your communication — try listening instead! With Dr Mike Bechtle, we’ll help you navigate tough conversations with family, friends, and even at work! We’ll also look at...
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If you’re having trouble talking about something in your family, you may be facing the “elephant in the room.” With guest Dr Mike Bechtle, we’ll explain how healthy communication is a lot like...
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If emotional abuse is present in your relationship, setting boundaries is crucial. If you think your safety’s at stake, learn the steps to effectively set boundaries. Boundaries are important in any...
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Question: How should I respond to a wife who has a tendency to resort to violence? Once or twice a year my spouse and I have a disagreement that escalates out of control. At such times she says the...