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Remembering How God Is Working

Letters from a Weekend to Remember marriage getaway show that people are still hungry to know Christ.

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Every Marriage Needs Renewal and Refreshment

Comments from the I Still Do event show the power of getting away to get it together.

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Meet America’s Longest-Married Couple

Eighty-one years ago, John and Ann Betar were told their marriage wouldn’t last.

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The Marriages We Admire

Responses from readers show that the love you demonstrate for your spouse will be one of your greatest legacies.

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Reader Responses: Marriages We Most Admire

Editor’s note, May 2015:  In a recent FamilyLife contest, participants were asked, “What marriage do you most admire, and why?”  Here’s a selection of their responses.  For more, read “The…

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My FamilyLife: Connecting Through Your Smartphone

FamilyLife’s new smartphone app is a tool to help you improve communication and cultivate your marriage relationship.

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Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

Research shows that five little things separate great relationships from the rest.

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Give Your Wife a ‘Moms’ Night Out’

New film is encouraging and refreshing for mothers.

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7 More Things a Man Should Know About Marriage

In a culture of counterfeits and mistruths, marriage needs to be re-branded as an awesome, noble, and challenging adventure.

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7 Things a Man Needs to Know About Marriage

In a culture of counterfeits and mistruths, marriage needs to be re-branded as an awesome, noble, and challenging adventure.

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Readers Comment on Date Nights

Many who wrote echoed the words of one reader who said, “I think date night is vital to a marriage.”

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4 Reminders for the Directionally Challenged

It’s never too late to turn around a dying marriage.

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Readers Talk About Negotiating the New Normal in Marriage

Communication is the key—even if it begins with an argument.

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A Ship With Plenty of Power

A report on the 2013 Love Like You Mean It cruise.

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40 Lessons From 40 Years of Marriage

After decades of married life, I’ve learned a few things.

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Changing a Sour Attitude: The Readers Respond

Marriage Memo readers offer some practical and biblical advice.

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How Do You Change a Bad Attitude

After a Christmas storm knocked out electricity, my biggest struggle was dealing with a sour mood.

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An Extra Reason for Rejoicing

As Christmas day approaches many of you will be finishing last-minute details at work, or driving to Grandma’s house, or shopping for groceries before the big meal.  As we gather…

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My First Christmas Without Laurie

A young widower shares his struggles.

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The Final Showdown

And so it comes to this: Two men finally facing off in a winner-take-all contest. Both men are successful and accomplished, yet both have walked through the valley of defeat. …

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Memories That Make Us One

A marriage is built on shared memories over the years.

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Married for 71 Years

Who doesn’t enjoy a good story? Especially a love story? As a writer for FamilyLife, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing lots of men and women about their marriages and…

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I Need My Vacation

Lessons my wife and I have learned about how to enjoy time off.

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God Is Working

Impressions from the largest Weekend to Remember conference in 33 years.

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Date Night With Teens

Recent plans for our regular date night were derailed for my husband and me.

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Astonished at Radical Obedience

Sometimes God calls us to follow Him in situations that seem foolish to many in the world.

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An Investment in Your Marriage

Whether you’re preparing for marriage or looking for a refresher, you and your spouse can benefit from a Weekend to Remember marriage conference.

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A Real Life Vacation

Sometimes marriage is warm sea breezes … and sometimes it’s the pungent smell of drying paint.

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Is Marriage All About You

Here is a list of things which some people think make for a successful marriage.

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God Is Working in Marriages Today

People need God’s blueprints for marriage and family now more than ever.

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