Shaunti Feldhahn

Shaunti received her graduate degree from Harvard University and was an analyst on Wall Street before unexpectedly becoming a social researcher, best-selling author and popular speaker.  Today, she applies her analytical skills to investigating eye-opening, life-changing truths about relationships, both at home and in the workplace.  Her groundbreaking research-based books, such as For Women Only, have sold more than 2 million copies in 23 languages and are widely read in homes, counseling centers and corporations worldwide.

Her newest book, The Kindness Challenge, is catalyzing a movement of kindness across the country and beyond. Dozens of prominent organizations and leaders are coming together to do The 30-Day Kindness Challenge, and encourage their followers to do the same.

Shaunti’s findings are regularly featured in media as diverse as The Today Show and Focus on the Family, The New York Times and Cosmo.  She (often with her husband, Jeff) speaks at 50 events a year around the world. Shaunti and her husband Jeff live in Atlanta with their teenage daughter and son, and two cats who think they are dogs.

Married With Benefits

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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FLBlended Podcast

The Good News About Marriage

Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce, right? WRONG. In this encouraging exploration of the real state of marriage, researcher and author Shaunti Feldhahn teams up with Ron Deal for a deep look at the facts behind the statistics.

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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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Why Is He So Interested in Sex?

Wives often think their husbands need sex for only physical reasons. Wrong. Shaunti Feldhahn reveals why having his wife’s desire meets a deep emotional need for a husband that will strengthen the bond of marriage and bolster every other area of his life.

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Being Single And Dating

Being Single and Dating

Hanna Seymour and Jaqueline Anderson Meza tell their stories of dating their husbands. Deepak Reju has some advice for singles. Shaunti Feldhahn gives her perspective on the singles’ landscape.

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Me Too

Me Too

The #MeToo movement is a cultural conversation that exposes rampant sexual abuse. Shaunti Feldhahn talks about the ramifications of the broad cultural awareness of sexual abuse in various corners of society.

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The Meaning Of Happy

The Meaning of Happy

What does it mean to have a “happy” marriage? Researcher Shaunti Feldhahn shares her data on the matter, and has encouraging news.

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The Kindness Challenge 3

Kindness and the Stepfamily

Shaunti Feldhahn and Ron Deal team up to talk about kindness and the stepfamily. Feldhahn helps us pinpoint our patterns of negativity, and Deal reminds us that kindness can melt the hardest of hearts.

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