Communication and Conflict

Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

What's It Like Living With Me?

Dr. Larry Crabb, hopes you’ll find the courage to ask that hard question of your spouse. But be prepared to listen for a couple of hours with an open heart. Listen to the Full Program here.

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Focus on the Family Minute

Episode

Marriage Value List

Differences between husbands and wives can create a lot of conflict in a marriage.  Dr. Greg Smalley shares a better perspective.  Listen to the Full program here.

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Article

Creating a Safe Marriage

Greg Smalley

Your spouse's heart will open only when it feels safe. But what does feeling safe really mean?

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The Love and Respect Principle

Series

The 'Love and Respect' Principle

Once you and your spouse understand what it means to love and respect, relational landmines can be avoided.

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The Power of Healthy Conflict

Series

The Power of Healthy Conflict

Healthy conflict can actually take your marriage to deeper levels of intimacy.

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couples turned away from each other, arms crossed, on a couch

Series

Turning Your Marriage Around

Attitudes and the thoughts that form them are important, especially in marriage.

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bride and groom with both sets of parents

Series

In-Law Relationships

If you've become engaged in a war with your in-laws, don't let it erode your marriage further.

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Learning to Communicate

Series

Learning to Communicate

Most couples need help to discuss their needs in a productive way.

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husband with ears covered, wife shouting and pointing

Series

Fighting Fair

Conflict. For some spouses, it's a way of life. For others, it's a word they refuse to entertain.

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Husband and wife embracing

Series

Learn to Speak Your Spouse's Love Language

If we learn our mate's primary love language – and speak it – we will have a happier spouse and a better marriage.

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Series

Q&A: Resolving Conflict

Expert advice on dealing with conflict in relationships.

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Article

Devotional: Communication and Conflict

Focus on the Family

We are called to be attentive to one another in marriage, to stop and listen and to learn about each other.

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