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Awesome Marriage Podcast

Awesome marriages don't happen on accident and far too many couples are just surviving their marriage when it was meant to thrive. This is the place where we give you practical tips on how to build an awesome marriage. Our passion is to help you strengthen your marriage. Dr. Kim Kimberling hosts the show. He is the President of Awesome Marriage he has been married for 45 years and has been a professional counselor for 35 years. He is the author of 7 Secrets to An Awesome Marriage and 14 Keys To Lasting Love. Dr. Kim is joined by his co-host Christina Dodson. Christina is the COO of Awesome Marriage. She has been married for 8 years. Her and her husband are church planters and love ministering to married couples. Tune in each week to hear practical ways on how to have an awesome marriage! This podcast is brought to you by the ministry of Awesome Marriage.
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Now displaying: September, 2019
Sep 26, 2019

In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina share a dozen secrets husbands don’t tell their wives. We polled you guys on Instagram to get your real and honest answers and today we are sharing those secrets (anonymously).

Some of these secrets might surprise you and I bet you’ll relate to some if not all of them!

Our hope is that shedding light on these secrets will deepen your connection and that you and your spouse will have some real, honest conversations about this episode that will lead to more a more transparent friendship between you two.  

Tune in to find out what husbands aren’t telling their wives! 

RESOURCES

  • This month’s resource at Awesome Marriage is Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage.’ This resource is a great way to speak God’s truth into your marriage, even in the midst of difficulties. Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage’  is a 13 page PDF, with 12 bible verse cards & 12 marriage encouragement cards to help you prepare and face the storms that come your way in your marriage. Grab your resource here! Thank you for making the ministry possible! 
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
  • Sign up to get Dr. Kim’s One Thing To Grow Your Marriage Each Day via email, text, or podcast here! 
  • Dr. Kim’s new book, 14 Keys to Lasting Love, came out earlier this year. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet- what are you waiting for? Order here now. 

NOTEWORTHY QUOTES

  • “Your sex life should be an ongoing process.” - Dr. Kim
  • “Wives can work to be a safe place for your husband to talk about their insecurities with.” - Christina
  • “Us guys are so much more sensitive than we want to let on.” - Dr. Kim
  • “Don’t friend your exes on social media.” - Christina
  • “Come clean sooner vs. later. One more day of lying is only going to make things worse.” - Christina

 

Sep 24, 2019

Whether it’s an out right secret we don’t tell our husbands intentionally or it’s something we’d really like our husbands to know but we aren’t brave enough to say it or maybe we don’t know quite how to say it - many wives keep things from their husbands. 

In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina share a dozen secrets wives don’t tell their husbands. We polled you guys on Instagram to get your real and honest answers and today we are sharing those secrets (anonymously).

Some of these secrets might surprise you and many of these secrets may feel like we are reading your diary - we aren’t! You just aren’t alone in your secrets!

Tune in to find out what wives aren’t telling their husbands! 

RESOURCES

  • Husbands - Snag the 21 Day Wife Appreciation Challenge here!
  • This month’s resource at Awesome Marriage is Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage.’ This resource is a great way to speak God’s truth into your marriage, even in the midst of difficulties. Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage’  is a 13 page PDF, with 12 bible verse cards & 12 marriage encouragement cards to help you prepare and face the storms that come your way in your marriage. Grab your resource here! Thank you for making the ministry possible! 
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
  • Sign up to get Dr. Kim’s One Thing To Grow Your Marriage Each Day via email, text, or podcast here! 
  • Dr. Kim’s new book, 14 Keys to Lasting Love, came out earlier this year. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet- what are you waiting for? Order here now. 

NOTEWORTHY QUOTES

  • “You may have to do some work on your marriage to get to where you’re totally transparent with each other.” - Dr. Kim
  • “It’s our role as a husband to come alongside our wives.” - Dr. Kim
  • “To the moms: it’s ok to tell your husband when you need a break from the kids.” - Christina
  • “Husbands have a huge role in helping their wives know they are beautiful.” - Dr. Kim
  • “As a couple, commit to transparency and honesty with each other.” - Dr. Kim
Sep 19, 2019

Worry is something that can put a real strain on your marriage. It’s hard when you are struggling with worry - it can rob your enjoyment at your job, in your marriage, your family life, and your day to day happiness. It’s also hard to support a spouse who is constantly worried. It can make you feel like it’s your fault and that your spouse isn’t happy with you and your marriage because worry is present. 

In this episode Dr. Kim & Christina talk about what to do when worry is stressing your marriage. They discuss practical tips on how to support your worried spouse as well as what to do if you are the one who struggles with worry in your marriage. 

RESOURCES

  • This month’s resource at Awesome Marriage is Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage.’ This resource is a great way to speak God’s truth into your marriage, even in the midst of difficulties. Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage’  is a 13 page PDF, with 12 bible verse cards & 12 marriage encouragement cards to help you prepare and face the storms that come your way in your marriage. Grab your resource here! Thank you for making the ministry possible! 
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
  • Sign up to get Dr. Kim’s One Thing To Grow Your Marriage Each Day via email, text, or podcast here! 
  • Dr. Kim’s new book, 14 Keys to Lasting Love, came out earlier this year. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet- what are you waiting for? Order here now. 
Sep 17, 2019

Growing old together is the goal! If you want an awesome marriage, you want one that lasts the long haul! But growing old together comes with some unique challenges. 

In this episode Dr. Kim & Christina talk about those challenges and share practical tips on how to navigate them. 

RESOURCES

  • This month’s resource at Awesome Marriage is Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage.’ This resource is a great way to speak God’s truth into your marriage, even in the midst of difficulties. Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage’  is a 13 page PDF, with 12 bible verse cards & 12 marriage encouragement cards to help you prepare and face the storms that come your way in your marriage. Grab your resource here! Thank you for making the ministry possible! 
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
  • Sign up to get Dr. Kim’s One Thing To Grow Your Marriage Each Day via email, text, or podcast here! 
  • Dr. Kim’s new book, 14 Keys to Lasting Love, came out earlier this year. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet- what are you waiting for? Order here now. 

 

Sep 12, 2019

Men and women are different - by design. Many husbands struggle to understand their wives as women and many wives struggle to understand their husbands as men. 

In this episode we take a practical look at some ways we can do a better job of understanding, balancing, and ultimately celebrating gender differences in marriage. 

RESOURCES

  • Check out Dr. Kim’s YouVersion Bible Reading Plans for men here and here!
  • This month’s resource at Awesome Marriage is Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage.’ This resource is a great way to speak God’s truth into your marriage, even in the midst of difficulties. Every Moment Scripture For Your Marriage’  is a 13 page PDF, with 12 bible verse cards & 12 marriage encouragement cards to help you prepare and face the storms that come your way in your marriage. Grab your resource here! Thank you for making the ministry possible! 
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
  • Sign up to get Dr. Kim’s One Thing To Grow Your Marriage Each Day via email, text, or podcast here! 
  • Dr. Kim’s new book, 14 Keys to Lasting Love, came out earlier this year. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet- what are you waiting for? Order here now. 

 

Sep 10, 2019

God tells us to set our minds on things above, to pray with His Kingdom in mind, and to live as though our world isn’t our forever home - because it isn’t. But it can be so easy to get sucked into the world we are in now and what’s right in front of us. 

In this episode Dr. Kim & Christina talk about how to cultivate a kingdom marriage. 

RESOURCES

Dr. Kim’s new book, 14 Keys to Lasting Love, came out earlier this year. If you haven’t ordered your copy yet- what are you waiting for? Order here now.

Sep 5, 2019

Marriage is hard and not always full of high peak moments that are fun. Marriage can and does feel laborious - maybe even full of drudgery. Maybe that’s you today. Maybe you feel like marriage is just burdensome. 

Or maybe today your marriage doesn’t feel particularly hard, but it just feel mundane. Maybe you are lacking enjoyment in your marriage.

In this episode Dr. Kim & Christina talk about how to find and create joy in your marriage. 

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Sep 3, 2019

So many people will warn you to “stick out” that first year of marriage because it’s going to be rough. But is that true? Is the first year of marriage the hardest? 

In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina talk about the first year of marriage and what they learned in their first year of their own marriages. 

RESOURCES

 

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