Articles - Communication







1. Building a Pure Marriage 

by Robin Weidner

Copyright 2008, Robin Weidner. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


2. Cash Clash: What's Below the Surface? 

by Focus on the Family

Copyright 2008, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


3. Celebrating the Christmas Holidays 

by Focus on the Family

Copyright 2008 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


4. Christmas Expectations 

by Dr Juli Slattery

This article first appeared in the November/December 2010 issue of Thriving Family magazine. Copyright 2010 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. ThrivingFamily.com.

 


5. Communicating Without Talking 

by Focus on the Family

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


6. Created for Connection 

by Garry Brantley

Copyright 2008, Garry Brantley. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


7. Cross-Cultural Marriage Mentoring 

by Dr. Harold L. Arnold

Copyright 2008, Dr. Harold L. Arnold, Jr. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


8. De-stressing Christmas 

by Joshua Duvauchelle

Joshua Duvauchelle is an associate editor at Focus on the Family Canada. 2010 Focus on the Family (Canada) Association. All rights reserved.

 


9. Divorce and Separation 

by Focus on the Family

Copyright 2008, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


10. Divorcing Shame From Marriage 

by Robin Weidner

Copyright 2008, Robin Weidner. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


11. Dreaming together for the new year 

by Steve and Candice Watters

From the February 2006 Focus on the Family magazine. 2006 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


12. Family Legacies 

by J. Otis Ledbetter and Kurt Bruner

From Your Heritage, by J. Otis Ledbetter and Kurt Bruner. Used by permission of Chariot Victor Publishing, a division of Cook Communications Copyright 1996.

 


13. Feelings of Doubt and Uncertainty 

by Mitch Temple

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


14. Fighting Fair 

by Matthew D. Turvey

Copyright 2008, Matthew D. Turvey. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


15. Forgiving When It's Not Easy 

by Matthew J. White

Copyright 2008, Matthew J. White. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


16. Foundations of a Lifelong Marriage 

by Louis McBurney, M.D.

Copyright 1992, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


17. Growing in Oneness 

by Mitch Temple

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


18. Guarding Your Heart in Marriage 

by Cheryl Scruggs

2010 Cheryl Scruggs. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


19. Guarding Your Marriage Against Temptation 

by Scott M. Stanley

From The Power of Commitment: A Guide to Active, Lifelong Love, published by Jossey-Bass. Copyright 2005, Scott M. Stanley. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


20. How Could Divorce Affect My Kids? 

by Amy Desai, J.D.

Copyright 2006-2007, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


21. How to Discuss Your Needs in a Productive Way 

by Romie Hurley

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


22. Humor in Marriage 

by Les and Leslie Parrott

From The Love List, published by Zondervan. Copyright 2002, Les and Leslie Parrott. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


23. It's Unfair Not to Fight 

by Matthew D. Turvey

Copyright 2008, Matthew D. Turvey. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


24. Keeping the Peace at Any Price? 

by Greg Smalley

Adapted from Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage, published by Howard Books. Copyright 2012 by Greg Smalley. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


25. Learning to Communicate 

by Romie Hurley

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


26. Love and Respect: A Royal Marriage 

by Susan Mathis and Emerson Eggerichs

Copyright 2011 by Susan Mathis and Emerson Eggerichs. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


27. Love for the Long Haul 

by Focus on the Family

This article first appeared in the Midlife & Beyond Edition of the April, 2007 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2007, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


28. Managing Conflict: My Attitude Toward My Spouse 

by Mitch Temple

Copyright 2008, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


29. Marriage Mentoring 

by Les Parrott, Leslie Parrott

Copyright 2008, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


30. Marriage's Meaning for Believers 

by David Kyle Foster

From The Divine Marriage by David Kyle Foster. Available in booklet form at www.MasteringLife.org. Reprinted with permission.

 


31. Sacrificial Love 

by Matthew J. White

Copyright 2008, Matthew J. White. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


32. Serving Together as a Couple 

by Susan Mathis

Copyright 2011, Susan Mathis. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


33. Serving Together Through Your Local Church 

by Susan Mathis

Copyright 2011, Susan Mathis. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


34. Speak Your Spouse's Love Language 

by Gary Chapman

Adapted from The Four Season of Marriage, published by Tyndale House Publishers. Copyright 2005 by Gary Chapman. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


35. Special Needs and Marriage: Conquering Communication 

by Joe and Cindi Ferrini

Copyright 2010, Joe and Cindi Ferrini. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


36. Starting a Conversation 

by James Groesbeck, Amy Swierczek

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


37. Staying Married for Life 

by Karen O'Connor

Copyright 2007, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


38. Talking Your Way Out of Trouble 

by Mitch Temple

This article first appeared in the Single-Parent Edition of the March, 2006 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2006 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved.

 


39. The Hidden Value of Conflict 

by Greg Smalley

Adapted from Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage, published by Howard Books. Copyright 2012 by Greg Smalley. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


40. Togetherness: Making It Work 

by Mitch Temple

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


41. Understanding Forgiveness 

by Linda Rooks

Copyright 2011 by Linda Rooks. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

 


42. When a Spouse Won't Get Help 

by Mitch Temple

Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


43. When Expectations Meet Reality 

by Focus on the Family

Copyright 2008, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


44. When Your Spouse Won't Talk 

by Romie Hurley

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


45. Why Isn't Marriage the Way I Thought It Would Be? 

by Glenn Lutjens

From Focus on the Family's Complete Guide to the First Five Years of Marriage, published by Tyndale. Copyright 2006, Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


46. Why Laughter is Good for Your Marriage 

by Les and Leslie Parrott

From The Love List, published by Zondervan. Copyright 2002, Les and Leslie Parrott. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


47. Working Moms Need to Delegate 

by Sabrina O'Malone

Excerpted from Moms on the Job by Sabrina O'Malone, a Focus on the Family book published by Tyndale House Publishers. Copyright 2006, Sabrina O'Malone. All rights reserved.