Loving Well

By Focus on the Family

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The secret sauce to the success of your marriage! Every season of this bingeable podcast series is chalk full of heartwarming love stories and practical marriage advice you can put into practice every day. The series from Focus on the Family will inspire you and your spouse to put Christ’s love at the center of your relationship. Along the way, marriage experts Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley will get you thinking about healthy boundaries in a romantic relationship, about how to respect and cherish one another, and about honoring God in your most important relationship.

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Season 5, Episode 4: Answering Marriage Questions
1953

There’s no such thing as a bad question! Today, John and the Smalley’s answer questions about marriage on a variety of topics.

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Feb 11, 2022
Season 5, Episode 3: Loving by Words and Actions
2378

Sometimes, you don’t need to do something extravagant to improve your marriage. It might be that giving a simple complement, or a seemingly small act of love can take your relationship to the next level. Join John and the Smalley’s as they discuss how words and actions can make a difference in your relationship.

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Feb 04, 2022
Season 5, Episode 2: Loving Your Best Friend
1418

Marriage is a unique and special opportunity to build a lifelong friendship. John, Erin, and Greg share some of the ways they’ve learned to be friends with their spouse and discuss how you can cultivate a friendship as a couple.

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Jan 28, 2022
Season 5, Episode 1: Love Without Expectations
1468

Is it possible to love your spouse without expecting something in return? John Fuller and Greg and Erin Smalley share how they’ve learned to rely on God’s love in marriage and offer a practical perspective on what it means to truly love your mate.

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Jan 21, 2022
Season Five Preview
82

Welcome to Season 5 of the Loving Well podcast! Join John Fuller as he chats with Greg and Erin Smalley about how God’s love helps you to love your spouse through simple and creative actions. Throughout this season, we’ll explore how a relationship with Christ can influence the ways you love and treat your spouse.

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Jan 17, 2022
Season 4, Episode 4: Developing Spiritual Connection
2149

Connecting spiritually and emotionally with your spouse are some of the most important things you’ll do together. John talks with Greg and Erin about spiritual goals for you and your spouse. Plus, Ryan and Selena Frederick explain how practicing transparency can bless your marriage.

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Feb 12, 2021
Season 4, Episode 3: Rekindling Simple Romance
1835

Romantic moments aren’t limited to the most picturesque settings. In fact, they can come from the simplest places. John, Greg and Erin discuss why romance is important, Matt and Lisa Jacobson tell a fun story about how an ordinary moment turned romantic, and Marcus Warner and Chris Coursey give some creative acronyms for finding connection in your marriage.

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Feb 05, 2021
Season 4, Episode 2: Connecting in the Busy Times
1958

When life gets busy, keeping your marriage a top priority requires intentional effort. John Fuller talks with Greg and Erin Smalley about how they stay connected in busy seasons, Mark and Susan Merrill discuss simplifying your schedule, and Matt and Lisa Jacobson describe the different ways husbands and wives desire connection.

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Jan 29, 2021
Season 4, Episode 1: Love & Laughter
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Having fun and laughing together are some of the greatest joys of marriage. When you find reasons to enjoy life, it can lead to some wonderful memories as a couple. Join John Fuller as he talks with Greg and Erin Smalley about how laughter has helped their marriage. Plus, comedian John Branyan tells funny stories about himself and his wife, and Pastor Ted Cunningham explains why laughter is healthy for your marriage.

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Jan 22, 2021
Season Four Preview
203

Welcome to season 4 of the "Loving Well" podcast! For this season, we'll explore ways to rekindle joy in your marriage through laughter, simple connections, romance and affection, and good spiritual habits. Featuring Focus on the Family broadcast guests like Greg and Erin Smalley, John Branyan, Pastor Ted Cunningham, Ryan and Selena Frederick and more.

Jan 18, 2021
Season 3, Episode 4: God's Plan for Your Love Life
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Happy Valentine's Day! As you celebrate your marriage, we want to encourage you to build your relationship on the foundation of God's love. Call-in guests share their best marriage advice; Rhonda Stoppe talks about her favorite Bible couple; and Ryan and Selena Frederick describe how God sustained them through a trying season.

Feb 15, 2020
Season 3, Episode 3: Loving Your Spouse (Part 2)
2001

Inspiring husbands to love their wives with practical ideas and finishing the discussion on principles for a healthy marriage.

Feb 07, 2020
Season 3, Episode 2: Loving Your Spouse (Part 1)
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A wife can encourage her husband's heart by choosing to respect him. John and the Smalleys give some great thoughts for how a wife can practically bless her husband; Dave and Ashley Willis unpack the communication differences between men and women; Fawn Weaver talks about lessons she learned from interviewing married couples around the world; and Rhonda Stoppe shares the desire of every wife's heart.

Jan 31, 2020
Season 3, Episode 1: Love Stories
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Sharing heartwarming love stories and discussing healthy boundaries for a romantic relationship.

Jan 24, 2020
Season 3 Preview
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Valentine's Day is the perfect time to reflect on your love story. What better way to rekindle those warm feelings and special memories than with a romantic song? Join John Fuller, Greg Smalley and Erin Smalley as they preview Season 3 of the Loving Well podcast and talk about their favorite love songs.

Jan 17, 2020
Season 2, Episode 4: Valentine for a Lifetime
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Even after the children leave home, your spouse will still be there. Dr. Gary Chapman talks about how mature couples can thrive in the second half of marriage, and Bob and Cheryl Reccord offer tips for you and your spouse to stay active during the later stages of life.

Feb 14, 2019
Season 2, Episode 3: Parenting Together
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Kids change a marriage, but they can also strengthen the bond with your spouse. Arlene Pellicane explains how you can keep your romance alive amongst the busyness of parenting, and Dr. Gary Chapman talks about how to keep your priorities in order during the cold seasons of marriage.

Feb 07, 2019
Season 2, Episode 2: When Everything is New!
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The early years of marriage are filled with changes. Pastor Ted Cunningham explains how couples can transition well after leaving their parents' home, Dr. Juli Slattery talks about working through the sexual dynamics of marriage, and Bill and Pam Farrel discuss how young couples can learn how to communicate with each other.

Jan 31, 2019
Season 2, Episode 1: Date-Nights and a Diamond
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Young love is exciting, but it must be built on a solid foundation in order to flourish. Join John, Greg and Erin as they share their engagement stories. You'll also hear from guests Roger and Diane Ingolia about the importance of having a marriage mentor, and Gary Thomas on how to find a godly spouse.

Jan 24, 2019
Season 2: Preview
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Focus on the Family is celebrating Valentine's Day with a new season of the Loving Well Podcast! Join John Fuller, Dr. Greg Smalley and his wife, Erin, as they discuss how to embrace and enjoy your romance journey, no matter what part you find yourself in.

Jan 21, 2019
Season 1, Episode 6: Lasting Love
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A strong and lasting marriage is a beautiful thing. In this final episode of our “Loving Well” podcast series, Gary Thomas and Dr. David Clarke describe what you can start doing today to build a marriage that will stand the test of time.

Feb 14, 2018
Season 1, Episode 5: Intimate Love
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True intimacy is essential for a marriage to thrive. In this episode, Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner, along with Bill and Pam Farrel, explain ways you and your spouse can develop deeper physical, emotional and spiritual intimacy.

Feb 12, 2018
Season 1, Episode 4: Loving Fun
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Whether it’s an inside joke or a big night out, having fun with your spouse can re-energize your marriage. Join us as we hear from Pastor Ted Cunningham and Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley about simple ways husbands and wives can make fun a priority in their relationship.

Feb 09, 2018
Season 1, Episode 3: Romantic Love
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Love can take many forms, but few are as meaningful as romantic love between husband and wife. We’re exploring that love today with the help of Cindy Dagnan and Pastor Ted Cunningham, who will reveal fun and simple ways to add more romance to your marriage.

Feb 07, 2018
Season 1, Episode 1: Loving the Differences
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Your spouse is unique, and understanding what makes him or her special can radically improve your marriage. Learn how to appreciate your differences as a husband and wife with the help of marriage experts Dr. Walt and Barb Larimore and Dr. Josh and Christi Straub.

Feb 02, 2018
Season 1, Episode 2: Showing Love
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Showing love to your spouse doesn’t take large or elaborate gestures — sometimes simple things are best! On today’s Loving Well, Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley, along with Kathi Lipp, will describe how you can find ways to express your love in meaningful ways to your spouse.

Feb 02, 2018
Loving Well: A Sneak Peek
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Get ready for Loving Well, a new podcast series from Focus on the Family. This series offers you lots of practical advice and encouragement from our favorite marriage experts, plus a lot of fun, too! Join us Monday, February 5th for the premiere of Loving Well.

Jan 29, 2018