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As you consider marriage and when you get married, establishing healthy rhythms is important. These coaching videos give practicals on how to establish the following rhythms: annual vision retreat, regular date night, weekly planning time, and daily prayer.
Introduction: How to Have a Strong Marriage
Part 1: Leaving Father & Mother
This video addresses the thing that some marriage counselors trace to the root of over 90% of marital issues that come to a counseling office : a failure to leave (forsake dependence upon) father and mother.
Part 2: Cleaving to One Another
This video addresses issues - with practical tools (i.e. Strengths Finder & Needs Assessment) - related to growing in marital intimacy.
Part 3: Marriage Vision Retreat
This video takes you step by step on how seasonally to take a marriage retreat to get God's vision for your marriage.
Part 4: Marriage Staff Meeting
This video takes you step by step how to conduct a weekly marriage staff meeting to proactively stay on the same page and not miss one another in communication.
Part 5: Becoming One (Sex)
This video discuss some foundational issues related to a marital sexual relationship.
Communication that goes deeper than exchanging facts and information which allows a couple to connect with one another by more deeply knowing and being known. Communicating intimately with another person is a challenge, but you were designed with capacities to connect in this way. Through these four short sessions you will learn to grow in your intimate communication.
Part 1: Sharing Your Heart
Though your spouse is designed to be your closest human relationship, actually disclosing your heart - the things that excited you, the things that are challenging for you, the things that make you come alive and the things that drain you - to them does not come as naturally as we would like. This video will help you do what you were designed to do in sharing your heart with your spouse.
Part 2: Awareness Exercise
To be able to execute video #1 (Sharing Your Heart with Your Spouse) you need to grow in awareness. Questions modeled in this video are: Are you aware of what is going on in your heart? Are you aware of what God is doing in your heart? Is there any way I (your spouse) can help you grow in that awareness?
Part 3: Sharing Your Fears & Pains
This will video will give you practical tips on doing something we all want to do with our spouse but find difficult: sharing areas of fear and pain.
Part 4: Body Issues
This video will give you practical ways to talk with your spouse about your body.
The First Five
Created for couples in their first five years of marriage, these podcasts focus on the foundational issues to build a strong and lasting marriage.