April 1, 2017

Smalley Marriage Radio

Gary Thomas of Sacred Marriage is on the show!

Gary Thomas of Sacred Marriage is on the show!

Hello listeners, today we have a special guest who is just another super famous marriage expert with the first name ...
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How to have a truly horrible vacation

How to have a truly horrible vacation

Years ago my wife and I were on a vacation for her family’s reunion. We were there for an entire ...
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What to do when your spouse negative beliefs you to death

What to do when your spouse negative beliefs you to death

Today we take on a great question from one of our live events. I just loved the wording of her ...
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Ten mistakes you make trying to attract your man

Ten mistakes you make trying to attract your man

Seth and I are not women. Not sure why I felt the need to establish that right out of the ...
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The rising risk of being ghosted

The rising risk of being ghosted

There’s a rising risk to dating in this day and age...and it’s name is Ghosted. Never heard of someone being ...
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How you can force your spouse to be better

How you can force your spouse to be better

One of our listeners asked recently: “if I have a concern I need to share with her - but she ...
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There is more to freedom than July 4th

There is more to freedom than July 4th

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays.  And it’s not just that I get to light things on fire ...
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Do you feel like you can't measure up?

Do you feel like you can’t measure up?

Have you ever felt like you just don’t measure up to what your spouse wants?  This can feel overwhelming because ...
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How to deal with an unsafe spouse

How to deal with an unsafe spouse

What on earth can you do when you don’t feel “safe” to share your feelings or needs with your spouse? ...
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When you mess up big time

When you mess up big time

One of you, our amazing listeners, has submitted an impossible question...so of course we are going to take on this ...
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Overcoming difficult issues

Overcoming difficult issues

Is there something your spouse has brought in to your marriage that is making your relationship difficult? Today we are ...
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Boys in crisis

Boys in crisis

There is a crisis for boys today, if you haven’t noticed yet. Today we talk about Dr. Warren Farrell who ...
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Laura Doyle and The Empowered Wife

Laura Doyle and The Empowered Wife

Today’s show has a special guest, Laura Doyle author of The Empowered Wife. I wanted to come up with some ...
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How to sabotage your high desire for sex

How to sabotage your high desire for sex

Are you the one in your marriage with the highest sex drive? Well...you might not be aware of some things ...
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4 things every couple needs to know about sex

4 things every couple needs to know about sex

Today we are talking about sex, possibly one of the greatest gifts outside of eternal life God ever gave humankind! ...
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Thoughtfulness leads to sexiness

Thoughtfulness leads to sexiness

A young 19 yr old in the Philippines gets what it takes to truly romanticize a woman! He bought her ...
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Dang - it is true - happy wife happy life

Dang – it is true – happy wife happy life

I’ve never liked the phrase, “Happy wife, happy life.”  It’s offensive to my modern sense of relationships and the roles ...
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How the commands of Christ can transform your relationship

How the commands of Christ can transform your relationship

Something happened to me a few years ago that really shocked me. One of my dad’s best friends asked me ...
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Why our spouse drives us mad

Why our spouse drives us mad

For today’s show, we are going to take you deeper than ever before...all the way back to your childhood. Because ...
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Let it go already

Let it go already

I’ve got a confession to make. For the majority of my marriage I have done something that has actively hurt ...
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The most damaging thing you can think

The most damaging thing you can think

Today’s show is going to get a little aggressive, because frankly, I’m sick and tired of hearing this phrase. To ...
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Make a list and check it over and over again

Make a list and check it over and over again

Do you have any idea what to do when you are the most hurt or irritated with your spouse? Whatever ...
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Diagnosing your spouse

Diagnosing your spouse

Have you ever wondered or even researched online possible personality or mood disorders your spouse might have?  Then this is ...
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20 questions you have to ask each other

20 questions you have to ask each other

Recently I came across an article that initially freaked me out. But as I continued to read it, a different ...
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Building intimacy with your man

Building intimacy with your man

Hello ladies! At SMR we know what you truly want with your man...intimacy. But sometimes experiencing meaningful intimacy with your ...
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Maybe going to church does help

Maybe going to church does help

Ever been to a really boring sermon?  You know the kind, where your head keeps bobbing back and forth, your ...
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Interview with John Gray - Mars and Venus revisited

Interview with John Gray – Mars and Venus revisited

Today we have a special guest, that you probably heard of. John Gray is the best-selling author of Men are ...
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He makes me so mad and other lies

He makes me so mad and other lies

If you have ever said, “He makes me so…” Then have we got a show for you! Because there’s something ...
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What I hate about Valentine's Day

What I hate about Valentine’s Day

So I googled something today that I’m not proud of...the search term was “what I hate about Valentine’s Day”.  Got ...
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Positive parenting people need to calm down

Positive parenting people need to calm down

This semi recent craze of Positive Parenting people are really starting to annoy me. Now to be fair, there are ...
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Let hope and optimism change you

Let hope and optimism change you

How would you like to increase your ability to think better, tell the future, evaluate more effectively, solve your greatest ...
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The sexy marriage progress report

The sexy marriage progress report

Most of the time I hate it when people try to compare marriage to a business or even worse...the military! ...
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Arguing about money

Arguing about money

Today we are going to talk about money. I’m sure none of you have ever experienced conflict over money. So ...
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Healing in the midst of being wounded daily

Healing in the midst of being wounded daily

One of you submitted a question we couldn’t ignore because there was a lot of misunderstanding about forgiveness, repentance, Christians, ...
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Redemption isn't a myth part three

Redemption isn’t a myth part three

Here we go with part three of Peter and Holly's story of redemption!  Redemption isn't a myth is the title of ...
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Redemption is not a myth part two

Redemption is not a myth part two

Here we go with part two of Peter and Holly's story of redemption!  Redemption isn't a myth is the title ...
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Redemption is not a myth

Redemption is not a myth

Here we go with another amazing story from one of our listeners!  Redemption isn't a myth is the title of ...
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Day of reckoning

Day of reckoning

We are starting a new kind of show here on SMR from time to time. We are calling it “Our ...
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Intimacy, answers, and the power of prayer

Intimacy, answers, and the power of prayer

I fear that too many people view prayer much like they view Santa Clause. You read Jesus’ words on prayer ...
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The awesome power of Jesus' words

The awesome power of Jesus’ words

We are starting a unique series completely based on the words of Jesus Christ. This is something different for our ...
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Growing grit from the inside out

Growing grit from the inside out

Today we are continuing our shows on the power of Grit in your relationship. Last how you learned why Grit ...
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The best marriages have grit

The best marriages have grit

For those loyal listeners, you may have noticed a new intro song...and you’d be correct! It’s the John Sherrill Band ...
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An interview with the man who saved my marriage

An interview with the man who saved my marriage

Today we’ve got world renowned marriage expert and researcher Dr. Scott Stanley, who also happens to be the guy who ...
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How to get past the pain of infidelity

How to get past the pain of infidelity

A listener of the show recently submitted the question, “I have just uncovered my husband's secret infidelity and what I ...
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What is the love language of Jesus

What is the love language of Jesus

I’ve been on a rant lately preaching around the country at both small and large churches. My message isn’t an ...
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How to talk with your kids about the election

How to talk with your kids about the election

In this political season we thought it might be helpful to offer some advice on how to talk with your ...
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Can abusive relationships be reconciled

Can abusive relationships be reconciled

Today we are addressing a serious issue for some relationships, abuse. Emotional and physical abuse is an issue that must ...
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How to approach sensitive subjects

How to approach sensitive subjects

Sometimes a couple needs to have an important conversation about a sensitive subject. Like the time my own wife had ...
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A little compassion can go a long way

A little compassion can go a long way

No one gets married to be miserable, yet, the divorce rate is still high, and even those folks who are ...
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Dating.works really does...work

Dating.works really does…work

What if I told you there was one thing you could do to virtually guarantee the success of your relationship? ...
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The greatest illustration ever

The greatest illustration ever

You’ve possibly heard that you’re suppose to turn the other cheek when someone hurts you. Jesus said it, which means ...
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Forgiveness restores fortune

Forgiveness restores fortune

Imagine that you are successful, wealthy beyond measure, amazing family life, well known for integrity, character….and then suddenly all of ...
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Women are living in fantasy

Women are living in fantasy

Amy is fired up today and wants you to know it. Why are women stepping outside of their marriages more ...
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Men vs Women

Men vs Women

It’s the battle of the ages . . . . the Royal Rumble . . . . the Clash of ...
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Getting your husband to help

Getting your husband to help

We are quite possibly taking on the most difficult question in the history of the world today on the show ...
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Is marriage worth fighting for?

Is marriage worth fighting for?

Today we are taking a question from one of you, the listener. “How do I know if my marriage is ...
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Helping couples at the highest risk of divorce

Helping couples at the highest risk of divorce

If you ask someone what the divorce rate is for couples with children who have disabilities is, you’re probably going ...
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Is anyone willing to help?

Is anyone willing to help?

Did you know that 15% of all church goers in the United States have a child with special needs? Yet, ...
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Smalley Institute Online Courses

The biggest tell-all show of all time

Today is the show to end all shows! It’s our first ever tell all episode featuring both of our wives ...
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Is your relationship doomed to fail?

Is your relationship doomed to fail?

Today’s show is for all those listeners who’ve ever felt their marriage can’t possibly survive something horrible. The truth is, ...
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If your spouse just can't take it anymore

If your spouse just can’t take it anymore

Today’s show is for all the individuals out there who’ve ever heard the words, “I just can’t take it any ...
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The most important question we've ever answered

The most important question we’ve ever answered

Friends and listeners...one of your very own has possibly submitted the most important question in our show’s history. There are ...
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A survivor's guide to raising a strong-willed kid

A survivor’s guide to raising a strong-willed kid

How do you handle a kid described as, “rough, like 60 grit sandpaper.”  If you have a child where you ...
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Helping men overcome porn

Helping men overcome porn

Today we take a listener’s question on whether or not she should help her boyfriend with his pornography addiction.  Is ...
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Taking care of elderly parents

Taking care of elderly parents

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV “But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, ...
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What to do when NOTHING changes

What to do when NOTHING changes

“My husband and I just finished watching your webinar (Feb. 25), which we loved, thank you, and we posted the ...
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Overcoming the biggest risk factor of divorce

Overcoming the biggest risk factor of divorce

“How do you communicate, or what words can you share, when you begin to speak the man perceives a negative ...
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Should he get out of the marriage?

Should he get out of the marriage?

“After 18 yrs of marriage and lots of marriage problems, I had a one time affair after a big fight ...
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The best dating advice ever

The best dating advice ever

“I'm in a relationship, its been 2 years, he's jealous, controlling and negative.  Every time I tell him it's not ...
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When your husband lies

When your husband lies

“My husband struggles with honesty. I don't say anything about it to him, but have been praying for years that ...
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What 82 years of marriage can teach you

What 82 years of marriage can teach you

What can a couple married for 82 years teach you about lasting love? When I saw this story on my ...
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Am I a fool for staying?

Am I a fool for staying?

Today we are taking another one of your questions, one of our amazing listeners after going through our Smalley Marriage ...
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Can you force reconciliation?

Can you force reconciliation?

A listener’s question after years of intimacy issues, neglect, and eventually getting kicked out of the home, asks, “Do I ...
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One thing you just can't ever do

One thing you just can’t ever do

Today we are taking one of your questions, “After every disagreement or fight he is always asking if I want ...
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When God doesn't answer the way we want

When God doesn’t answer the way we want

Today we are discussing an article posted on crosswalk.com that, well...let’s just say got our blood boiling. Here’s a little ...
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Adjusting your romantic expectations to reality

Adjusting your romantic expectations to reality

So often we expect our spouse to read our mind and know what we want (Valentine's Day). Reality and our ...
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What it means to love

What it means to love

The core of a Smalley Marriage Intensive is that we teach couples what it means to love, how to be ...
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A celebration of life for Gary Smalley

A celebration of life for Gary Smalley

Today is a special podcast to honor my father, and I love the phrase my wife Amy used, “who graduated ...
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The pros and cons of homeschooling

The pros and cons of homeschooling

Today we are talking homeschooling….and I bet you already have a picture in your mind of what a homeschool family ...
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Successful dating in college

Successful dating in college

This episode you get to hear from my own college student on dating, and what it takes to be successful ...
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What are the right boundaries for your 18-yr old?

What are the right boundaries for your 18-yr old?

In the bible it tells us to honor our father and mother...what in the world is wrong with our kids ...
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How to resolve any conflict that upsets you

How to resolve any conflict that upsets you

You ever feel this way when your feelings get hurt or an expectation isn’t met? We’ve got the solution for ...
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How to survive an emotional affair

How to survive an emotional affair

A question from one of you, the listening audience, “How do you get past your emotions when your husband was ...
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How EQ can change everything

How EQ can change everything

In 1990, Yale psychologists John D. Mayer and Peter Salovey originally coined a term that quite possibly has changed the ...
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What if you're married but not compatible

What if you’re married but not compatible

What happens if you realize that you’re not compatible...and it’s with your spouse? Compatibility has become a huge buzzword in ...
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Is sex a want or a need?

Is sex a want or a need?

Is sex a want or a need? This is one of the most popular questions we’ve asked across all our ...
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How to parent stepchildren

How to parent stepchildren

Today there are more blended families than intact families so that means many of you are struggling with just how ...
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The Prodigal Spouse

The Prodigal Spouse

Ever feel like you’re spouse just won’t change? Maybe your spouse has gone off the deep end, ditched the faith, ...
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Protect your kids from cyberbullying

Protect your kids from cyberbullying

"David Knight's life at school has been hell. He was teased, taunted and punched for years. But the final blow ...
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Who's at fault for our bad marriage?

Who’s at fault for our bad marriage?

"When if any, is the other party held accountable for their actions/words that may be affecting the other party?  We ...
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How to repair hurt

How to repair hurt

“If your spouse wants to separate, & moves out, and then after a week says they want to work on ...
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Is make-up sex a bad thing?

Is make-up sex a bad thing?

“What is a spouse to do when the other wants to be intimate directly following an argument with each other? ...
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When sex is at best dismal

When sex is at best dismal

One of our listeners submitted this question, “I have been married to my husband for almost 5 years. He is ...
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How do I reach my wife emotionally

How do I reach my wife emotionally

A question from one of our listeners in Maryland who asked, “How do I reach my wife emotionally!!!” That’s coming ...
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Killing romance by 'phubbing'

Killing romance by ‘phubbing’

It's the ultimate modern-day snub. When you're at a fancy dinner, and all of a sudden your date responds to ...
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How couples can survive financial hardship

How couples can survive financial hardship

You’re not going to believe what researchers found to be the best way for couples to survive financial troubles. When ...
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Things you'll never hear a great leader say

Things you’ll never hear a great leader say

Because I said so, just who do you think you are, it’s not my fault, I don’t care, and three ...
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Resolving cell phone etiquitte

Resolving cell phone etiquitte

The problem with hurting marriage is their inability to resolve conflict, and trust us, cell phone etiquitte is at the ...
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Faking it really does work!

Faking it really does work!

Seth...is lying ever a good thing in a relationship? WELL YOU’RE WRONG! Actually, it depends if you’re lying or trying ...
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Who is the most likely to cheat?

Who is the most likely to cheat?

Ran across an interesting study recently that answered the question of who’s most likely to cheat in a committed relationship ...
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Succeeding as a dual income family

Succeeding as a dual income family

The dual income family is the norm in today’s society, what are the most important things you have to do ...
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Change your world and make it better today!

Change your world and make it better today!

Jesus was once asked what the most important commands were, His answer should shape everything about us, and especially how ...
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How Facebook can actually help your relationship

How Facebook can actually help your relationship

I know we are always bashing on social media and how it is going to spell the end to healthy ...
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4 things you can do to help your kids succeed in school

4 things you can do to help your kids succeed in school

Did you know that the biggest reason your kid is going to succeed in school has everything to do with ...
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How to protect your marriage from social media

How to protect your marriage from social media

Social media is listed in the majority of divorce filing today in America! Discover exactly what it takes to protect ...
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Part Two of 6 things you can do when feeling overwhelmed by your marriage

Part Two of 6 things you can do when feeling overwhelmed by your marriage

Sometimes the best thing you can do when you're overwhelmed with your marriage is step back, take a deep breath, ...
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6 things you can do when you're feeling overwhelmed

6 things you can do when you’re feeling overwhelmed

Sometimes the best thing you can do when you're overwhelmed with your marriage is step back, take a deep breath, ...
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2 things you can do to keep romance alive

2 things you can do to keep romance alive

Today we are going to reveal two things you can do to keep the love and romance alive. Dr. John ...
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8 ideas to protect your marriage from divorce

8 ideas to protect your marriage from divorce

If you can name the artist and song title of what we just played….we will give you….nothing, honestly, but we’ll ...
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Part 2 - Five things you can do to ensure the success of your relationship

Part 2 – Five things you can do to ensure the success of your relationship

This is part two. A University of Geneva review of nearly 500 studies on compatibility couldn’t pinpoint any combination of ...
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5 things you can do to ensure the success of your relationship

5 things you can do to ensure the success of your relationship

A University of Geneva review of nearly 500 studies on compatibility couldn’t pinpoint any combination of two personality traits in ...
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How would you like to ensure the success of your relationship?

How would you like to ensure the success of your relationship?

Would you be interested in virtually insuring the success and passion for your relationship? You’d better learn then what commitment ...
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Sowing the seeds of love - earning back trust

Sowing the seeds of love – earning back trust

In the previous show, we were discussing Trust, as a major foundation to any healthy relationship. So what happens when ...
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Earn the right to be trustworthy once again

Earn the right to be trustworthy once again

Have you heard recently from anyone close to you something like, “I can’t believe…” Then you’ve broken someone’s trust. Today ...
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Part 3 of The 9 ways you know your relationship just isn't working

Part 3 of The 9 ways you know your relationship just isn’t working

Are you on Facebook? Are you in a committed relationship or marriage? Then you might want to rethink being on ...
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Part 2 of the 9 ways you know your relationship just isn't working

Part 2 of the 9 ways you know your relationship just isn’t working

Remember the song, you’ve lost that loving feeling….whoa that loving feeling...on today’s show you’re going to hear #’s 3 and ...
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9 ways you can tell your relationship just isn't working

9 ways you can tell your relationship just isn’t working

Today on SMR you’re going to learn the 9 ways you can tell your relationship isn’t working and then what ...
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Three simple things you can do to seek forgiveness part three

Three simple things you can do to seek forgiveness part three

Part three of our seeking forgiveness shows! Stop losing energy from your past mistakes. Become a member at SmalleyInstitute.com (We've ...
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Three simple things you can do to seek forgiveness part two

Three simple things you can do to seek forgiveness part two

Part two of what you can do to seek forgiveness because everyone makes mistakes sometimes. Become a member at SmalleyInstitute.com ...
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Three simple things you can do to seek forgiveness

Three simple things you can do to seek forgiveness

What a great song! Never heard any band say quite so well. Thank you to the Black Lillies and their ...
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Two words that can improve your marriage part two

Two words that can improve your marriage part two

I recently came across an article titled, “The Two Simple Words That Are Greatly Improving My Marriage (And, No, They're ...
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Two words that will greatly improve your marriage

Two words that will greatly improve your marriage

I recently came across an article titled, “The Two Simple Words That Are Greatly Improving My Marriage (And, No, They're ...
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The animal personality series - The Wrap-up

The animal personality series – The Wrap-up

Actually, we’ve already been to the zoo over the last few episodes. If you missed any of the Personality series, ...
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The animal personality series - The Beaver

The animal personality series – The Beaver

Interesting facts about Beavers: Beavers are second only to humans in their ability to manipulate their environment - the largest ...
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The animal personality series - The Golden Retriever

The animal personality series – The Golden Retriever

If you need a hug, a shoulder to cry on, a listening ear, or just someone who really cares for ...
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The animal personality series - The Otter

The animal personality series – The Otter

Otters just want to have fun! But how do you love an Otter and what do Otters need to know ...
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The animal personality series - The Lion

The animal personality series – The Lion

That, as you may have already guessed, was the not so subtle roar of a mature lion. Interesting fact about ...
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The six lessons you have to unlearn to be happy part three

The six lessons you have to unlearn to be happy part three

You know those life lessons you’ve trusted since you were a kid? Well, and we have felt bad about it, ...
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The six lessons you have to unlearn to be happy part two

The six lessons you have to unlearn to be happy part two

Have you ever felt like a total and complete failure? Boy are you lucky! Failing is bad is one of ...
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The six lessons you have to unlearn to be happy

The six lessons you have to unlearn to be happy

You know those life lessons you’ve trusted since you were a kid? Well, and we feel bad about this, but ...
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Part Seven of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

Part Seven of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

We’re on the seventh show on, ten sanity-saving secrets for parents. You are about to get secret #10. Let your ...
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Part Six of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

Part Six of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

We’re on the sixth show on, ten sanity-saving secrets for parents. You are about to get secrets 8 and 9 ...
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Part Five of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

Part Five of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

We’re on the fifth show titled, ten sanity-saving secrets for parents. You are about to get secrets 7 and 8 ...
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Part 4 of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

Part 4 of the 10 sanity-saving secrets for parents

We’re on the fourth show titled, ten sanity-saving secrets for parents. You are about to get secrets 7 and 8 ...
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10 sanity-saving secrets for parents part three

10 sanity-saving secrets for parents part three

We’re on the third show titled, ten sanity-saving secrets for parents. You are about to get numbers 5 and 6 ...
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10 sanity-saving secrets for parents part two

10 sanity-saving secrets for parents part two

We’re on the second show titled, ten sanity-saving secrets for parents. Here’s something I found on Pinterest that might sum ...
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Martin

10 sanity saving-secrets for parents part one

If you’re a parent, have you ever found yourself feeling insane? Like you may not survive the parenting years? Today ...
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Amina Tagemouati

The top 10 things children really want their parents to do with them part two

Today you get the top 10 things children really want their parents to do with them! Become a member at ...
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Adam Baker

The top 10 things children really want their parents to do with them

Today you get the top 10 things children really want their parents to do with them! Become a member at ...
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Loren Kerns

My spouse is violent, what can I do? Part 2

Yesterday we started an important conversation on domestic violence. Today’s show is important, it’s a topic many people try to ...
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West Midlands Police Department

My spouse is violent, what should I do?

Today’s show is important, it’s a topic many people try to avoid, but it must be discussed. And here’s why: ...
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My husband throws me under the bus with stepchildren part two

My husband throws me under the bus with stepchildren part two

A listener asked, "This is my first marriage and my husbands third. The dynamics of stepfamilies is different from that ...
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My husband throws me under the bus with my stepchildren

My husband throws me under the bus with my stepchildren

A listener asked, "This is my first marriage and my husbands third. The dynamics of stepfamilies is different from that ...
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How do I handle a LOVE Talk breakdown in communication?

How do I handle a LOVE Talk breakdown in communication?

By far the most important relationship tool we teach at Smalley Institute is a communication method we call LOVE Talk ...
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How do I overcome fear of being a failure or criticized?

How do I overcome fear of being a failure or criticized?

Question from a listener, "Can you speak to the root of Core Fears/"hot buttons"? For example, one of my Core ...
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What can I do if my spouse refuses to change?

What can I do if my spouse refuses to change?

Question from a listener, “I know that whenever there are relationship problems, there are problems on both sides. We both ...
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The cost of divorce part 2

The cost of divorce part 2

Ok, we’ve got to be completely honest with you today...yesterday we did a show on the Church and Christian community ...
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The true cost of divorce

The true cost of divorce

Ok, we’ve got to be completely honest with you today...yesterday we did a show on the Church and Christian community ...
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The single most powerful way to change your relationship

The single most powerful way to change your relationship

You’re about to hear, probably, some of the most important statistics of your life. Did you know that business lose ...
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Discover how just two days can make all the difference for your marriage

Discover how just two days can make all the difference for your marriage

What could you possibly do in two days to turn your relationship around? Actually, we’ve discovered you can do quite ...
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Healing for hurting marriage in just 2 days

Healing for hurting marriage in just 2 days

I know what you’re thinking right now...you’re miserable. Your marriage hasn’t turned out like you dreamed it would, and you ...
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It only takes 30 seconds to turn your relationship around

It only takes 30 seconds to turn your relationship around

So this guy came up to me at break at a seminar once, practically dragging his sweet wife to the ...
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A definition of love – part two

Yesterday, you learned what love truly is, and it felt like an important show, so we wanted to keep it ...
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A definition of love you’ve probably never heard before

You know what the problem with love is...nobody seems to have a clue what love really means! Today you’re going ...
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Possibly the one thing everybody has to do

That was the classic song from Brenda Lee titled, I’m Sorry. What are you sorry about? What are you hurting ...
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The most powerful question you can ever ask if you want a healthy relationship

The most powerful question you can ever ask if you want a healthy relationship

Did you know there is one question you can learn to ask that can instantly reignite your relationship? In fact, ...
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3 things you can do if your intimacy stinks

Are you struggling in your sexual relationship with your spouse? Today we are going to give you three things you ...
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I like grey, just not fifty shades of grey

So my wife Amy came to me the other day passionate about a show idea she had. When she pitched ...
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What are you allowed to do in the bedroom and still honor each other and God

One of the top 3 articles on our website asks an important question...what is a Christian couple allowed to do ...
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The super simple way you can pull yourself out of that pit of despair

How much money have you spent in your life trying to make yourself feel better? How’d that work for you? ...
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The secret to happiness…treasure hunting trials

I want you to think about one of your worst memories as a child or adult. That one thing you ...
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How to rewire your brain for complete happiness Part 2

Happily Ever After, happy camper, happy pills, couldn't be happier, happy as a clam, slap happy, TRIGGER HAPPY? What’s all ...
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When bitterness creeps in you’ve got a faith crisis

The most popular article on our website was written by my amazing wife, it’s title is “A sharp word of ...
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The risk factor of negative beliefs that leads to divorce

What is the worst thing you could do to virtually ensure the destruction of your relationship? If you can’t answer ...
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The risk factor of dishonor that leads to divorce

Did you know there are only four things you can do to ruin your relationship? Don’t believe me? Then you ...
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The germ causing divorce we like to call avoidance

The germ causing divorce we like to call avoidance

Did you know there are only four things you can do to ruin your relationship? Don’t believe me? Then you ...
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The 4 risk factors of divorce and what you can't do

The 4 risk factors of divorce and what you can’t do

Did you know there are only four things you can do to ruin your relationship? Don’t believe me? Then you ...
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The 3 hottest date night ideas ever

The 3 hottest date night ideas ever

Think it's impossible to have an amazing date night? Well...you are incredibly wrong. Sorry. But do we have a show ...
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10 incredibly hot date night conversations

10 incredibly hot date night conversations

How would you like to seriously spice things up on your next date night? We’ve got 10 things you can ...
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Part two of the guy who can help you have a great date night

Part two of the guy who can help you have a great date night

What does it take to make a great date, does it require a plate, or even a mate? Today’s show ...
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How to have a fabulous date night from the guy who invented date nights!

How to have a fabulous date night from the guy who invented date nights!

What does it take to make a great date, does it require a plate, or even a mate? Today’s show ...
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The LOVE Talk wrap-up show

The LOVE Talk wrap-up show

Over the last 6 shows you’ve learned the core skill taught in every one of our Smalley REIGNITE Marriage Intensives, ...
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Win - Win solutions are the heart of any dynamic relationship

Win – Win solutions are the heart of any dynamic relationship

You are catching us at the tail end of our series on LOVE Talk, the most powerful communication method on ...
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The role of customer - share in a way that others can't help but validate you

The role of customer – share in a way that others can’t help but validate you

The last time we were with you, you discovered the role of employee and how that may be the most ...
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The employee rules - finally learn how to listen like a champion

The employee rules – finally learn how to listen like a champion

Previously on Smalley Marriage Radio you discovered the most powerful way to stop STUPID conflict by using a time-out. Today, ...
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The power of a time-out so you can stop stupid arguments

The power of a time-out so you can stop stupid arguments

In the last show you discovered the most important word picture in the history of the world when it comes ...
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The most powerful and easy way to understand the heart of communication

The most powerful and easy way to understand the heart of communication

Last show we talked about the importance of having structure in how you resolve conflict. So you can’t just go ...
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LOVE Talk, the most powerful communication method on earth!

Do you ever get into conflict? I’m in conflict every other day with my wife! And we help couples for ...
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25 tips to manage ADHD in your marriage

25 tips to manage ADHD in your marriage

ADHD doesn't just impact kids, it also impacts marriages.  This week we unpack exactly what me and Amy had to ...
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25 tips on how to manage ADHD in your family

25 tips on how to manage ADHD in your family

So you're child has ADHD...good! It's not the end of the world, and we've got 25 tips for how to ...
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Misdiagnosing your child with ADHD is a problem

Misdiagnosing your child with ADHD is a problem

I was born with ADHD, yet, it wasn't popular when I was a child in school. Consequently my parents never ...
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Diagnosing ADHD - what is it and does my child have it?

Diagnosing ADHD – what is it and does my child have it?

Hello, my name is Michael Smalley and I've got ADHD. Now what? ADHD is more diagnosed today than any time ...
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The infection of anger

The infection of anger

The worst infection of all a person can get is unresolved anger! It destroys your life and negatively impacts everything ...
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4 things you can do to survive a difficult person

4 things you can do to survive a difficult person

Adolf Hitler, Judas Iscariot, Vlad the Impaler, Jeffrey Dahmer, Muammar Gaddafi, so what do all these people have in common? ...
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This is your teenager's brain - this is your teenager's brain on criticism

This is your teenager’s brain – this is your teenager’s brain on criticism

"It may seem to parents that teenagers pick a fight over the tiniest details or problems - and they’re probably ...
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4 signs your marriage is headed for divorce

4 signs your marriage is headed for divorce

The last show was an interview with the guy who saved my marriage. Dr. Scott Stanley is a brilliant researcher ...
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An interview with the guy who saved my marriage

An interview with the guy who saved my marriage

Dr. Scott Stanley is a guest today, you will want to listen because I credit Scott with saving my own ...
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Keeping strong after breaking free from pornography addiction

Keeping strong after breaking free from pornography addiction

Today you get the final episode of our series on 5 steps to freedom from pornography! Discover 8 ways you ...
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What would happen to your relationship if there was less

What would happen to your relationship if there was less

Go small or go home! The other day I was cleaning out the clutter in my kitchen when my wife ...
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2 massively important things you must do for your relationship

2 massively important things you must do for your relationship

My friend (or acquaintance) Seth Johnson was in studio for what turned out to be a really good talk about ...
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10 habits of highly happy couples

10 habits of highly happy couples

Aren’t you tired of hearing about all the bad news as it relates to couples and marriage? I am. Today’s ...
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7 negative effects of pornography and why you need to know

7 negative effects of pornography and why you need to know

If you haven’t left a review yet in iTunes, don’t be shy, it’s easy to do and it really lets ...
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Porn addiction is big...but God is bigger!

Porn addiction is big…but God is bigger!

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Internet Porn Statistics Infographic

You have no idea…the world and statistics of pornography

By the way, if you haven’t left a review yet in iTunes, don’t be shy, it’s easy to do and ...
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When your spouse is a workaholic

When your spouse is a workaholic

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KT Maviglia and Jordan Morgan

Jordan Morgan and KT Maviglia interview…what's the key to success on and off the court

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3 tips for how to handle spousal weight gain

3 tips for how to handle spousal weight gain

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On Donald Sterling...you haven't heard this perspective yet!

On Donald Sterling…you haven't heard this perspective yet!

Everybody’s talking about the racist remarks of the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to his girlfriend about African Americans…but ...
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Teaching your son to be a man

Teaching your son to be a man

Kids are growing up faster and true definitions of manhood and womanhood are getting blurrier. So how do you help ...
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Divorce, budget and break-ups

Divorce, budget and break-ups

We answered your emails and calls today! “My wife and I have been separated for about 3 months. My wife ...
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Jim Irsay arrested, where does addiction come from and how do we break free?

Jim Irsay arrested, where does addiction come from and how do we break free?

I read in USA Today, that “Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay faces four felony counts after being arrested Sunday night ...
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You can love better and bigger than any of the celebrities can!

You can love better and bigger than any of the celebrities can!

In today’s show…Did you hear that Kanye West gave Kim Kardashian 1,000 roses for Valentine’s Day? Now that is a ...
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The beauty of the road less travelled

The beauty of the road less travelled

In today’s show…discover that the hardships you are going through may actually be a major blessing. If this thought makes ...
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7 ways to love so powerfully even the 4th generation of your family will feel it

7 ways to love so powerfully even the 4th generation of your family will feel it

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Redefining yourself no matter what life throws at you

Redefining yourself no matter what life throws at you

In today’s show…Eddie George, the newly inducted NFL Hall-of-Famer said something on Mike and Mike in the morning today that ...
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3 keys to a relationship that leaves a legacy

3 keys to a relationship that leaves a legacy

In today’s show you will….discover 3 things you have to do to build a lasting legacy in your relationship. SPECIAL ...
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How Richard Sherman's crazy interview can save your relationship

How Richard Sherman's crazy interview can save your relationship

Richard Sherman gave a memorable post-game interview after beating the San Francisco 49'ers last week in the NFC Championship game ...
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Marriages needing help better listen up

Marriages needing help better listen up

It’s been said before, and we’ll say it again, promises are not a substitute for preparation, but maybe you thought ...
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You complete me and other ridiculous ideas about love

You complete me and other ridiculous ideas about love

“I love you. You... you complete me.” That quote from Jerry Maguire and it’s a bunch of hooey! The problem ...
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Can Nelson Mandela help your relationship?

Can Nelson Mandela help your relationship?

What has your spouse done lately that really hurt you? Were you ignored? Rejected? Feeling controlled? Maybe disconnected? My encouragement ...
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2 things you can do to overcome anything

2 things you can do to overcome anything

SCRIPT My favorite news show by far is CBS’s Sunday Morning News. I love it because 90% of their stories ...
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What would happen if you did this one thing?

What would happen if you did this one thing?

Do you want to know something that could change the course of your relationship forever? Be warned! It’s not going ...
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Who says "I love you" first? And why should you care!

Who says "I love you" first? And why should you care!

New research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology examines who says “I love you” first and then ...
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Getting your man to open up

Getting your man to open up

In today’s show you will....you’re going to discover why that special man in your life doesn’t like to talk and ...
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Did you marry the wrong person? Discover 3 ways you can turn this around!

Did you marry the wrong person? Discover 3 ways you can turn this around!

In today’s show you will....find out once and for all if you’ve made a major mistake and married the wrong ...
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Leaving a legacy

Leaving a legacy

With Mother’s Day this weekend…you did remember it’s Mother’s Day, right?…we want to give you the opportunity to brag on ...
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Honesty

Honesty

I heard a father recently tell this story: He had just given his son some teddy grahams when the son ...
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Relational pet peeves

Relational pet peeves

A friend has a joke, “Why are the people with the worst breath always the closest talkers?” Maybe those close ...
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Sorting out parenting advice

Sorting out parenting advice

Did your parents discipline you a certain way and you thought, “When I have kids I’ll never…”? Did they live ...
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You can't do it alone

You can't do it alone

It’s the American way to pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and forge our own destiny, but who says that’s ...
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The Rich You Formula

The Rich You Formula

Gary Smalley and Ryan Chamberlin explain how the Rich You Formula will help you achieve balance in what's most important ...
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Speaking life into your mate

Speaking life into your mate

What was that one thing your spouse said to you that sticks with you to this day? Proverbs 18:21 tells ...
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After the honeymoon

After the honeymoon

So you thought you had your fiancé figured out, but now that you’re married, it’s like you’re dealing with a ...
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Building bridges

Building bridges

Is there someone at work, school, or in your neighborhood, that you just can’t seem to connect with? In fact, ...
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Rebuilding trust

Rebuilding trust

You know the ‘love’ chapter in the Bible, “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things…” But what ...
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Women and anger (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Women and anger (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

On our previous program we discussed men and anger, and on this episode, we explore women and anger…if that’s even ...
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Men and anger (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Men and anger (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Do you remember the movie 12 Angry Men? No one ever did a remake called 12 Angry Women, and there’s ...
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Keeping laughter in your marriage (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Keeping laughter in your marriage (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

There’s a study that says kids laugh 400 times a day while adults only laugh 4 to 11 times a ...
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Choosing a parenting style that works (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Choosing a parenting style that works (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Do you find that your kids see one of you as the good cop and one of you as the ...
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Walking away from it all (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Walking away from it all (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

We talk about it all the time, the greatest commandment is to love God and love others. Practically though, that ...
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The Dance - what fiction can teach your relationship with authors Dan Walsh and Gary Smalley (Episode 65)

The Dance – what fiction can teach your relationship with authors Dan Walsh and Gary Smalley (Episode 65)

One of the best reviewed romance novels to come out in a long time, The Dance, is finally on bookshelves ...
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How to find harmony in a blended family (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

How to find harmony in a blended family (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

Getting a second chance at love is a great thing, but blending two families together brings a whole new set ...
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When you've hit rock bottom (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

When you've hit rock bottom (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

What happens when a friend, spouse, or even you, make a mistake, maybe a big one, and you have to ...
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I married you...not your mother! (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

I married you…not your mother! (Everyday Relationships Radio with Dr. Greg Smalley)

This is the inaugural show of Everyday Relationships with Dr. Greg Smalley brought to you by Focus on the Family! ...
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5 keys for parents with kids who have disabilities to remain satisfied (Episode 64)

5 keys for parents with kids who have disabilities to remain satisfied (Episode 64)

In today’s show you will....discover what the culprit in a relationship is that leads to an 80% divorce rate for ...
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A Smalley Classic - Being different and taking audience questions (Episode 64)

A Smalley Classic – Being different and taking audience questions (Episode 64)

In today’s show you will....discover what it means to be different than each other and how to get along, even ...
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How to have the best Valentine's Day ever! Intensive Advice for Couples (Episode 11

How to have the best Valentine's Day ever! Intensive Advice for Couples (Episode 11

Okay guys, this one's for you! It's not as complicated as you might think to hit a home run on ...
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The 5th mistake people make in relationships - handling conflict poorly (Episode 63)

The 5th mistake people make in relationships – handling conflict poorly (Episode 63)

In today’s show you will....discover the 2 worst ways you can respond to conflict and how to eliminate them from ...
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The 4th mistake people make in relationships (Episode 62)

The 4th mistake people make in relationships (Episode 62)

In today’s show you will.... We've landed on the 4th mistake (out of 5) people make in their relationships...trying to ...
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The 3rd mistake people make in relationships (Episode 61)

The 3rd mistake people make in relationships (Episode 61)

In today’s show you will.... We've landed on the 3rd mistake (out of 5) people make in their relationships...negative beliefs ...
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The 2nd of the 5 biggest mistakes people make in relationships (Episode 60)

The 2nd of the 5 biggest mistakes people make in relationships (Episode 60)

In today’s show you will.... learn what the five biggest mistakes people make in any relationship are, and how to ...
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The 5 biggest mistakes people make in relationships (Episode 59)

The 5 biggest mistakes people make in relationships (Episode 59)

In today’s show you will.... learn what the five biggest mistakes people make in any relationship are, and how to ...
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A better you for 2013 and how I beat addiction (Episode 58)

A better you for 2013 and how I beat addiction (Episode 58)

I'm open and honest about my biggest struggles in 2012 and what God did to change them (and me). Learn ...
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The Otter and Lion relationship dynamic revealed (Episode 57)

The Otter and Lion relationship dynamic revealed (Episode 57)

Go in depth on the Otter / Lion retriever combination marriage or relationship. What are the strengths, key conflict areas ...
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The Lion and Golden Retriever relationship revealed (Episode 56)

The Lion and Golden Retriever relationship revealed (Episode 56)

This is one of the more common marriages we’ve found through our own research. Lions love Golden Retrievers and Golden ...
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The Otter and Beaver relationship explained (Episode 55)

The Otter and Beaver relationship explained (Episode 55)

The wrong fuel in Venice!  In today’s show I will....go in depth on the otter / beaver combination marriage or ...
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Why do you really argue or get upset?

Why do you really argue or get upset?

If you've ever felt stuck, or that you keep arguing about the same things over and over again...then you need ...
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Is there anything YOU can do to help your relationship?

Is there anything YOU can do to help your relationship?

Discover what you can do to make a major, positive, impact on your relationship.  It all starts with you... And ...
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3 hosts are better than 1...introducing Simple Marriage Radio

3 hosts are better than 1…introducing Simple Marriage Radio

I've been working with two amazing friends on a new show, Simple Marriage Radio! Dr. Corey Allan (founder of the ...
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The personality series – #4 – The Beaver (Episode 54)

The personality series – #4 – The Beaver (Episode 54)

Learn who the Beaver is and how you can achieve balance as a Beaver and how to relate with one ...
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The personality series – #3 – The Golden Retriever (Episode 53)

The personality series – #3 – The Golden Retriever (Episode 53)

Learn about the most precious, kind, and best listening animal in the personality kingdom, The Golden Retriever. And by the ...
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The personality series – #2 – The Social Director (Episode 52)

The personality series – #2 – The Social Director (Episode 52)

Do you ever wonder what's wrong with your spouse? You may be married to a Social Director! So listen up ...
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The personality series - #1 - The Lion

The personality series – #1 – The Lion

A new series on personality styles, and in this episode learn about The Lion and what it takes if you ...
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Does Parenting Make You Happier or More Miserable? (Episode 50)

Does Parenting Make You Happier or More Miserable? (Episode 50)

Learn once and for all whether parenting makes you miserable or happy! New studies are popping up from researchers trying ...
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The sacred date night an interview with Jay and Laura Laffoon (Episode 49)

The sacred date night an interview with Jay and Laura Laffoon (Episode 49)

All the major researchers agree, get out and have fun together! But how? You are going to like this interview ...
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Better sex advice with the #1 marriage blogger Dr. Corey Allan (Episode 48)

Better sex advice with the #1 marriage blogger Dr. Corey Allan (Episode 48)

Improve your sex life with advice from Dr. Corey Allan who founded simplemarriage.net, the #1 marriage blog on the web! ...
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4 keys to a healthy life - Food and Love Part 2 (Episode 47)

4 keys to a healthy life – Food and Love Part 2 (Episode 47)

Learn 4 simple, but powerful ways to keep healthy today, only on the Smalley Marriage Podcast. Loving God and receiving ...
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Love is the key to weight loss - Food and Love Part 1 (Episode 46)

Love is the key to weight loss – Food and Love Part 1 (Episode 46)

If your relationships are noting going well, you will turn to something, and sadly, many of us turn to food ...
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Get your teenager excited about Jesus - an interview with the founder of Death 2 Life (Episode 45)

Get your teenager excited about Jesus – an interview with the founder of Death 2 Life (Episode 45)

If you've ever struggled getting your teenager excited about Jesus, then you need to meet Mario D'Ortenzio.  He's the founder ...
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If your plan isn’t working maybe you should do something different (Episode 44)

If your plan isn’t working maybe you should do something different (Episode 44)

Maybe your relationship is miserable because you’ve been using your own plans, and it’s about high time you tried someone ...
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How to get victory over lustful thoughts (Episode 43)

How to get victory over lustful thoughts (Episode 43)

We are going to help a guy overcome one of the most stressful, biologically powerful, testosterone driven, spiritual decaying, all ...
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4 ways to deal with difficult people (Episode 42)

4 ways to deal with difficult people (Episode 42)

Learn 4 ways you can handle difficult people. (Of course I got this from an original list of 7 ways ...
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To divorce or not to divorce...that is the question (Episode 41)

To divorce or not to divorce…that is the question (Episode 41)

The new discernment counseling - to divorce or not to divorce that is the question In today’s show you will ...
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How to win 100% of your arguments 30% of the time! What Jesus said about compassion (Episode 40)

How to win 100% of your arguments 30% of the time! What Jesus said about compassion (Episode 40)

In today’s show you will.... Understand what Jesus taught about compassion and what that matters to your relationship. Finally understand ...
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How you can earn back trust in a relationship (Episode 39)

How you can earn back trust in a relationship (Episode 39)

Learn 2 very powerful ways you can earn back trust, even through hurt like infidelity, in your marriage! RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT ...
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What can I do if my spouse will not change? (Episode 38)

What can I do if my spouse will not change? (Episode 38)

I take a question from a listener in Dallas, Texas who's husband just doesn't want to change. What is her ...
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What can you do if someone refuses to change? (Episode 37)

What can you do if someone refuses to change? (Episode 37)

We give you 4 things you can do to handle a spouse, child, or other important person who simply doesn't ...
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How should you respond when someone attacks you emotionally? (Episode 36)

How should you respond when someone attacks you emotionally? (Episode 36)

What's the best way to respond to someone when they come after you in the worst way? Listen to the ...
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Application to Date My Daughter

Putting fear in the hearts of the boys who date your daughters (Episode 35)

This episode I have a little fun with something my son emailed me! It's an application for boys who would ...
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What every parent of a teenager needs to hear (Episode 34)

What every parent of a teenager needs to hear (Episode 34)

I had a wonderful conversation with my 15-year old son, Cole, today in the jacuzzi.  I couldn't believe the advice ...
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The overwhelming power you know nothing about...probably (Episode 33)

The overwhelming power you know nothing about…probably (Episode 33)

This is the episode we hope to surprise you with! We are continuing to focus on Jesus, and in this ...
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What Jesus said about prayer that will revolutionize your relationship (Episode 32)

What Jesus said about prayer that will revolutionize your relationship (Episode 32)

The thing about helping Christian marriages is that they often feel like talking about Jesus or about prayer is "over ...
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What Jesus said about gentleness and how that can help your marriage! (Episode 31)

What Jesus said about gentleness and how that can help your marriage! (Episode 31)

Today we share about what Jesus said in Matthew 5 on turning the other cheek and what that can possibly ...
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Infected: #4 The parasite of avoiding trials - co-hosted with Gary Smalley (Episode 30)

Infected: #4 The parasite of avoiding trials – co-hosted with Gary Smalley (Episode 30)

In the final episode of Infected, we talk about the danger of avoiding trials, and why trials are actually a ...
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Co-hosted with Gary Smalley – Infected: the parasite of pleasure seeking and how that destroys your life (Episode 29)

Co-hosted with Gary Smalley – Infected: the parasite of pleasure seeking and how that destroys your life (Episode 29)

This is our 3rd show in the series called, Infected: the 4 parasites that will destroy your life and spirituality ...
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Co-hosted with Gary Smalley - Infected: the parasite of greed and how it will destroy your life and spirituality (Episode 28)

Co-hosted with Gary Smalley – Infected: the parasite of greed and how it will destroy your life and spirituality (Episode 28)

This is the second show on the series titled, Infected with my father. We focus on Greed and what it ...
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Co-hosted with Gary Smalley - Infected: The 4 parasites that destroy your life and spirituality (Episode 27)

Co-hosted with Gary Smalley – Infected: The 4 parasites that destroy your life and spirituality (Episode 27)

This is our first in a series of 4 shows about the 4 parasites that destroy your life and spirituality! ...
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Co-hosted with Gary Smalley - The best thing he ever did in over 47-years of marriage for my mother (Episode 26)

Co-hosted with Gary Smalley – The best thing he ever did in over 47-years of marriage for my mother (Episode 26)

Last show we highlighted my dad's worst, but this show we highlight his best! Learn what he says is the ...
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Co-host with Gary Smalley: What’s the worst thing you’ve done in your 47-years of marriage? Today my father, Gary, and ...
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Co-host with Gary Smalley: What's the worst thing you've done in your 47-years of marriage?

Co-host with Gary Smalley: What's the worst thing you've done in your 47-years of marriage?

Today my father, Gary, and I talk about the 1 thing he regrets most in his more than 47-years of ...
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Interview with Jim Mueller - Highlight - How to handle an unsaved spouse (Episode 24)

Interview with Jim Mueller – Highlight – How to handle an unsaved spouse (Episode 24)

The biggest part of the interview ended up dealing with a spouse who isn't saved! Find out how Jim and ...
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Book Report on Real Marriage - What forgiveness is not (Episode 23)

Book Report on Real Marriage – What forgiveness is not (Episode 23)

Learn how important forgiveness is for your relationship and the 9 things forgiveness is not! EPISODE 23 Book Report on ...
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Smalley Podcast response to 23 million viewed parenting video (Episode 22)

Smalley Podcast response to 23 million viewed parenting video (Episode 22)

Michael Smalley responds to the parenting technique displayed on the latest YouTube sensation with over 23 million views after just ...
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Book report on Real Marriage - How to be a man (Episode 21)

Book report on Real Marriage – How to be a man (Episode 21)

EPISODE 21 A book report: Real Marriage: the truth about sex, friendship, and life together INTRO This is Michael Smalley, ...
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Book report: Real Marriage - Chapter 2 'Friends with Benefits' (Episode 20)

Book report: Real Marriage – Chapter 2 'Friends with Benefits' (Episode 20)

Michael discusses chapter 2 from Mark and Grace Driscoll's Real Marriage. Learn the importance of building a lasting friendship with ...
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How to have a fantastic Valentine's Day (Episode 19)

How to have a fantastic Valentine's Day (Episode 19)

Gary and Michael Smalley discuss what it takes to have a fantastic Valentine's Day with your spouse! ...
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Keep your family safe and experience accountability (Episode 18)

Keep your family safe and experience accountability (Episode 18)

Michael shares about a new website shared with him that can help keep your family safe and he talks about ...
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Book Report: Apocalyptic Romance by Timothy Keller (Episode 17)

Book Report: Apocalyptic Romance by Timothy Keller (Episode 17)

Are you putting your spouse in place of God? Find out on today's show! ...
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Book Report 'The Meaning of Marriage': You never marry the right person (Episode 16)

Book Report 'The Meaning of Marriage': You never marry the right person (Episode 16)

The bible seems to tell us that there is no such thing as compatibility. Why? Because of sin! Yet many ...
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3 Steps to better communication - an interview with Gary Smalley (Episode 15)

3 Steps to better communication – an interview with Gary Smalley (Episode 15)

The first ever Skype interview for the Smalley Podcast is with Michael's dad, Gary Smalley! Gary shares, or as Michael ...
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A book report: The Meaning of Marriage - Chapter 1 (Episode 14)

A book report: The Meaning of Marriage – Chapter 1 (Episode 14)

Michael shares what he is learning from Timothy and Kathy Keller's book on marriage titled, The Meaning of Marriage. Today ...
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Are you alone in your suffering? (Episode 13)

Are you alone in your suffering? (Episode 13)

Are you the only one struggling with your family issue? Listen to Michael's take on suffering as well as what ...
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Interview with Gary Smalley - Can a marriage really change in 4 days? (Episode 12)

Interview with Gary Smalley – Can a marriage really change in 4 days? (Episode 12)

Discover how things can truly change, overnight, in your relationship through the power of humility and God's grace! ...
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Surviving Christmas - You don't have to focus on the negative (Episode 11)

Surviving Christmas – You don't have to focus on the negative (Episode 11)

Enjoy this holiday season with your family by learning how to focus on the positive and release the negative ...
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Is it okay to divorce a spouse who's cheated on you? (Episode 10)

Is it okay to divorce a spouse who's cheated on you? (Episode 10)

A wife from Washington state wants to know if she's biblically allowed to divorce her husband because he's had an ...
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Surviving Christmas - the golden rule (Episode 9)

Surviving Christmas – the golden rule (Episode 9)

EPISODE 9 - DECEMBER 16, 2011 Surviving Christmas: be who you want your family to be MUSIC 10.9.8.7.6.5.4.3.2.1 Tesh Sleigh ...
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Surviving Christmas - adjusting your expectations (Episode 8)

Surviving Christmas – adjusting your expectations (Episode 8)

EPISODE 8 - DECEMBER 15, 2011 Surviving Christmas: adjusting your expectations MUSIC 10.9.8.7.6.5.4.3.2.1 Tesh Sleigh Ride SOUNDBOARD Most annoying sound ...
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Finding win-win solutions for your toughest conflicts (Episode 7)

Finding win-win solutions for your toughest conflicts (Episode 7)

Ever get stuck on resolving a conflict? Then listen to today's podcast on how to find a win/win everytime ...
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The art of being a great customer (Episode 6)

The art of being a great customer (Episode 6)

Learn how to share your feelings and needs in a way that your spouse can actually hear and validate them ...
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How to be a great employee so you can resolve conflict (Episode 5)

How to be a great employee so you can resolve conflict (Episode 5)

In the previous episode you learned the value of the Chick-fil-a drive-through process. Now you learn how to be a ...
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How Chick-fil-a can help you better resolve conflict (Episode 4)

How Chick-fil-a can help you better resolve conflict (Episode 4)

Learn why the experience you get at the drive-through at Chick-fil-a is exactly the same experience you need to replicate ...
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The first rule in healthy conflict resolution (Episode 3)

The first rule in healthy conflict resolution (Episode 3)

Learn what the absolutely best thing in the world is to do when conflict erupts in your marriage ...
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The 4 reasons why couples divorce

The 4 reasons why couples divorce

Did you know there are only 4 reasons why couples divorce? Find out what they are in today's show ...
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The launching episode for Smalley Podcast

The launching episode for Smalley Podcast

Listen to the first Smalley Podcast and learn: Why I'm doing this What you will get How you can interact ...
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Would you be interested in a live relationship advice call-in show?

Would you be interested in a live relationship advice call-in show?

We are seriously considering a new relationship advice call-in show to help with the thousands ...
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Single men and pornography

I am so thankful that I did not grow up in the age of Internet pornography! In my day, if ...
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How porn can cripple a marriage – a podcast with Covenant Eyes

Alright! My last post on the issue of porn and marriage has created quite the stir!  I love a healthy ...
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A family devotional: Can you go to God for help?

A family devotional: Can you go to God for help?

Sorry it has taken me this long to get our second edition of the Smalley Family devotional! Remember, these are ...
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What does it mean to follow Jesus? A family devotional.

What does it mean to follow Jesus? A family devotional.

I can not believe I'm doing this, but (because apparently I am going to do this) we are now recording ...
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Red Letters: the greatest words ever spoken about forgiveness (week 5)

Red Letters: the greatest words ever spoken about forgiveness (week 5)

What did Jesus teach us about forgiveness? Everybody has somebody they need to forgive, the question is what does Jesus ...
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Red Letters: What Jesus said to the church (Week 4)

Red Letters: What Jesus said to the church (Week 4)

Pastor Mike Hurt continues our learning in Red Letters: the greatest words ever spoken about your life, your relationships, and ...
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Red Letters: Counter culture Christ - what Jesus said about love (week 3)

Red Letters: Counter culture Christ – what Jesus said about love (week 3)

This week you will learn what Jesus said about love, and other than his claim to be God, this is ...
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Red Letters: Jesus - Liar, lunatic, or Lord? (Week 1)

Red Letters: Jesus – Liar, lunatic, or Lord? (Week 1)

In this first message in my six week series about the greatest words ever spoken (the words of Christ) we ...
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Transformation through taking care of yourself (week 5)

Transformation through taking care of yourself (week 5)

Is self-care selfish? Learn what Jesus said when he was asked, "What's the most important commandment?" Listen to Michael Smalley's ...
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Transformation through serving (week 4)

Transformation through serving (week 4)

If you want to experience true transformation in your life, then you need to learn how to serve others through ...
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Transformation through setting your soul free - the unseen battle (week 3)

Transformation through setting your soul free – the unseen battle (week 3)

There is a battle going on that we can not see but it is real and it can negatively impact ...
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Radio Podcast: Silence, solitude and I can't mention the other in the title

Radio Podcast: Silence, solitude and I can't mention the other in the title

Our latest radio podcast is actually our best one of the show so far! Learn more indepth about silence and ...
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Transformation through the spiritual acts of silence and solitude (Week 2)

Transformation through the spiritual acts of silence and solitude (Week 2)

Learn the ancient art of silence and solitude and watch how you can transform your life by getting away and ...
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Transformation through community - God created lonliness then He solved it (Week 1)

Transformation through community – God created lonliness then He solved it (Week 1)

Transform your life through building a community of support and encouragement. Listen to Michael Smalley's understanding of community and how ...
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Family Ties: Building a bond to last a lifetime

Family Ties: Building a bond to last a lifetime

This is the final week (week 4) of Retrofamily and it is a special one.  Click here to learn exactly ...
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A positive conversation about sex - from a Christian point of view

A positive conversation about sex – from a Christian point of view

Listen here to last week's radio podcast. You might learn something about sex and the code name "Cloverfield" ...
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A discussion on family values and flamingos

A discussion on family values and flamingos

Check out this week's radio podcast and learn more about family values and flamingos ...
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The three most significant family values you must have

The three most significant family values you must have

This week's sermon teaches the three most fundamental values a family has to have if they want to succeed in ...
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Our first broadcast: a commentary on having fun and Chuck Norris

Our first broadcast: a commentary on having fun and Chuck Norris

The inaugural Parkway Church radio broadcast aired yesterday! Click here to check out the new show with me, Skip Mozisek, ...
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Recognizing your blessings

The difference between a thankful heart and recognizing your blessings is that 'blessings' is a noun, so you are looking ...
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Saving your life by serving someone else

When it comes to wanting the best life you can imagine, try starting with charity.  Learn why serving others and ...
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Attitude

Attitude

This week's message is all about attitude.  If you're going to live a wonderful life, then it starts with the ...
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The art of a grateful heart

Listen to my latest sermon at Parkway Church in Victoria.  If you would like to download my sermon notes, please ...
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How can I connect better with my wife?

My wife has a female Godly friend that she talks to and spends time with more than me, her husband ...
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Is it possible to survive multiple affairs?

A user from Ohio asks: How can a marriage with no trust, and a history of affairs be "fixed" or ...
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Should my husband travel with another woman?

Should it be a concern to me (because it is) that in my husbands job at times he travels with ...
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Is divorce an option if you're being physically abused?

What does God think about abuse?  If you are being physically abused, will God look down on you if you ...
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Helping a child with a bad temper

The question is "How do I handle an 11 year old child who is always angry and has a mean ...
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Does a wife have to submit to her husband?

"What is your opinion on submission?  (Ephesians 5) Are couples to be mutually submissive to each other or is the ...
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Learn how to resolve the conflict with your teenager – and survive!

If you want to manage the conflict with your teen better, then listen to the following podcast ...
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Are you worried that you might never get married?

Listen to this podcast for some encouraging news for singles who want to get married ...
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Discover the top 5 conflicts between parents and teenagers

Listen and discover the top five conflicts between parents and teenagers - and then learn what to do about them ...
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If you want to get married, then you'd better have this one thing

Discover one of the most simple, yet critical things you need to have as a single person if you want ...
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When it comes to love – men need to learn how to adapt

Check out this special minute podcast for men ...
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