Brian Goins

Brian and his wife Jen love building into families and eating great food together. They have three children who all want to move to Montana. Brian serves as VP of Content Development at FamilyLife. He is also the executive producer on an adolescent-focused documentary series called Brain, Heart, World (brainheartworld.org) aimed at helping change the conversation about pornography in our country and has written Playing Hurt: A Guy’s Strategy for a Winning Marriage. 

Tech-wise Parents: Setting Boundaries

As parents do you have clear direction how to help your kids manage their technology usage? David Eaton and Melanie Mudge, Brian Goins, and Jonathan & Wynter Pitts talk about the landscape of teens and technology.

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Can Me or My Spouse Have Friends of the Opposite Sex?

Can you or your husband still have friends of the opposite sex? Yes, but with a few caveats (#itscomplicated). Shaunti Feldhahn and Brian Goins offer calming wisdom on a lightning-rod topic. Learn how to guard your marriage without putting your head in the sand.

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Why Does My Husband Choose Video Games Over Me

Why would a husband choose video games over his wife? Isn’t that juvenile and destructive for a marriage? Shaunti Feldhahn and Brian Goins discuss this sensitive topic in search of win/win solutions for both husband and wife.

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Why Does He Care More About Work Than Me and the Kids?

Providing financially while also building family relationships is hard for many husbands to balance. Often it’s the wife yearning for more closeness at home. Learn how to talk it through and together find the work/home balance you desire.

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Why Does It Take Such Nagging to Get Help Around the House?

Honey, the trash needs to go out, but please don’t take it now because I like asking 12 times, said no wife ever! Then why is this so common? Shaunti Feldhahn and Brian Goins explain what’s really behind this and how to move a husband to action without nagging.

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Why Does My Husband Insist on Carrying All the Groceries in One Trip?

Does your husband always try to carry the groceries in a single trip? You may be surprised when you learn why he does that. Shaunti Feldhahn and Brian Goins crack open the mystery and explain why he risks breaking all those eggs.

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What If My Husband Doesn’t Deserve Respect?

When a husband doesn’t deserve respect, should his wife show it anyway? Shaunti Feldhahn describes what many women have discovered by doing just that. This isn’t a naive pep talk. It’s a presentation of transformational steps wives can take when their husband shows little respectability.

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What If We Butt Heads Over Parenting?

Do you and your husband butt heads over the kids? Are you the disciplinarian while he plays the fun parent? Shaunti Feldhahn gives three tips for dealing with parenting impasses, plus a secret to help your husband see your point of view.

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How Can A Good Man Be Tempted By Porn?

Porn is disgusting, fake, and destructive, right? So how could your husband be tempted by it? Shaunti Feldhahn explains, with brain science and biblical wisdom, that while never excusing the sin, you can play a compassionate role in helping him win the battle.

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Why Is He So Touchy?

Does your husband sulk or get angry over the weirdest things? Shaunti Feldhahn explains common mail triggers and what’s underneath them. She also provides a “next day rule” that will help you avoid these conflicts altogether.

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