Marriage & Finances

Sex and money are the two biggest reasons cited for divorce. In this episode, see why it is so critical that both spouses are on the same page when it comes to managing money. Sure you may have a spender and a saver, but with some effort you can align your efforts and work toward some common goals.

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Work Smart – Not Hard in your Marriage

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Learn three specific ways in which you can improve your relationship and minimize effort along the way. It’s so much easier to be proactive and avoid problems than it is to constantly struggle to get out of them. This episode contains life-tested advice that can take your marriage to new levels.

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Marriage is an Investment

Ask any financial advisor and they will tell you to invest throughout your entire career and you will have a healthy nest egg upon retirement. Marriage is the same way. If you want to have a fantastic marriage once you are an empty nester, begin investing in your marriage now. You will find yourself in a happier, healthier relationship as a result.

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The One Flesh Blessing

Marriage is the only relationship described in the Bible as one flesh. Many equate this simply as a result of sex. In this episode you will hear how there is a blessing associated with becoming one flesh that can take your marriage to new levels.

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Effective Communication

Our guest this week is Pastor Lou Rodriguez from Encounter Church in Evansville, Indiana. Lou has worked extensively with young couples both married and engaged. He has personally married over 90 couples! Lou shares from his vast experience the importance of effective communication in a marriage. He also shares some of the other common struggles faced by newlyweds including setting boundaries, and defending your spouse with in-laws. Lou has a tremendous sense of what young couples need to know and relates these stories in an entertaining fashion.

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Rainy Days in Marriage

We all have those days when we are not excited about our spouse. We may be bored or frustrated – we just don’t “feel it”. This happens to every couple. In this podcast, learn how to change your perspective on those days and use them to actually improve on your marriage. A Shocking Marriage is about more than feelings – it’s about a long-term commitment.

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Enjoying Physical Intimacy

This episode discusses the final aspect of intimacy in marriage – physical intimacy. Sex is an important ingredient in marriage, but often times couples use sex as an inappropriate tool or reward. Learn how to stop manipulating behaviors and embrace sex as the gift that God intended in your marriage.

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