Articles - Emotional Health







1. 10 ways to help a friend's struggling marriage 

by Focus on the Family

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

 


2. Adoption: Heaven's Gift 

by Marlo Schalesky

From Empty Womb, Aching Heart, published by Bethany House Publishers. Copyright 2001, Marlo Schalesky. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


3. Becoming the Odd Couple 

by Focus on the Family

This article first appeared in the April/May 2009 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2009 Dianne Neal Matthews. All rights reserved. Dianne Neal Matthews lives in Seymour, Ill., where she will soon celebrate the 35th anniversary of her country-mouse/city-mouse marriage.

 


4. Becoming Your Loved One's Caregiver 

by Focus on the Family

Taken from Caring for Aging Loved Ones, a Focus on the Family book published by Tyndale House Publishers. Copyright 2002, Tyndale House Publishers. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


5. Building Oneness is Crucial while Caring for Others 

by Joe and Cindi Ferrini

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

 


6. Choose Wisely How You Spend Time Together 

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.

 


7. Commitment: The First Defense Against Marital Stressors 

by Dr. Harold L. Arnold

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

 


8. Dealing with Depression 

by Focus on the Family

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

 


9. Delaying Marriage - At What Cost? 

by Jennifer Mesko, Editor

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10. Does the Honeymoon Have to End? 

by Sandi Greene

This article first appeared in the Couples edition of the September, 2008 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2008 Sandi Greene. All rights reserved. Sandi Greene lives with her husband, Bob, and their two children, Justice and Micah, in Arizona.

 


11. Gentleness Isn't for Wimps 

by Focus on the Family

This article first appeared in the November, 2008 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2008 Paul Coughlin. All rights reserved. Paul Coughlin lives in Oregon with his wife, Sandy. They are the authors of Married But Not Engaged.

 


12. Is There Hope for My Marriage? 

by Amy Desai, J.D.

Copyright 2006-2007 Focus on the Family

 


13. Keeping Romance Alive 

by Mitch Temple

Copyright 2009, Mitch Temple. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


14. Marriage Myths 

by Mark Littleton

2007 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


15. My Spouse Has An Addiction 

by Dr. Bill Maier

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

 


16. Our Marriage: An Unlikely Example 

by Deb Kalmbach

This article first appeared in the February/March, 2009 issue ofFocus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2009 Deb Kalmbach. All rights reserved. Deb Kalmbach and her husband, Randy, felt as though Jeremy and Jens wedding was the best anniversary gift ever.

 


17. Rediscovering the Love of Your Life 

by Dr. Gary and Barbara Rosberg

Portions of this article were adapted from The Great Marriage Q&A Book, 2006 Dr. Gary and Barbara Rosberg.

 


18. Ten Secrets to a Successful Marriage 

by Mitch Temple

Copyright 2009 Mitch Temple.

 


19. That Lovin' Feeling 

by Shaunti Feldhahn

This article first appeared in the January, 2009 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2009 Shaunti Feldhahn. All rights reserved.

 


20. The Fight with Food 

by Marty McCormack

This article originally appeared in Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2000 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved.

 


21. The Gift of Good Will 

by Emerson Eggerichs

This article first appeared in the December, 2005 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2005 Emerson Eggerichs. All rights reserved.

 


22. The Half-Hearted Marriage 

by Scott Stanley

This article first appeared in the Couples Edition of the January, 2007 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2007, Scott Stanley. All rights reserved. International copyright secured.

 


23. The Problem With Nice Guys 

by Paul Coughlin

This article first appeared in the June, 2007 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2007 Paul Coughlin. All rights reserved. Paul Coughlin and his wife live in Oregon.

 


24. The Strength of Opposites 

by John Trent and Rodney Cox

2007 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


25. To Love, Honor & Ride to the Store 

by Tricia Goyer

This article first appeared in the April/May 2009 issue of Focus on the Family magazine. Copyright 2009 Tricia Goyer. All rights reserved. Tricia Goyer is the author of 18 books, including several on marriage and family issues.

 


26. When Hard Times Hit 

by Karilee Hayden

2008 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.

 


27. When You've Lost Your Job 

by Greg Pepe, Jim Vigorito

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

 


28. 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.

 


29. Your Spouse's Greatest Need 

by Focus on the Family

From the Focus on the Family* website (www.family.org). 2002 Focus on the Family. All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission. *U.S.A.