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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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Aug 31, 2017

Today on the podcast we welcome special guests Kelly Flanagan with us. Kelly Flanagan is a clinical psychologist and author and speaker. Kelly writes about personal transformation, marriage, parenting, community, mindfulness and gratitude, grace, the power of story, and the discovery of purpose.

Kelly joins Dr. Kim today as they talk how to build a happy marriage. They share about the importance of not wasting time “working on your marriage” when you can be “building” it.

Tune in below to learn more about what that means and how it can impact your marriage for the better!

 

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You can read more great insights from Kelly on his website. Purchase Loveable here. You can also follow Kelly on Twitter and Facebook.

Aug 30, 2017

Today on the podcast we welcome special guests Kelly Flanagan with us. Kelly Flanagan is a clinical psychologist and author and speaker. Kelly has been featured on Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, and Today. Kelly writes about personal transformation, marriage, parenting, community, mindfulness and gratitude, grace, the power of story, and the discovery of purpose.

Kelly joins Dr. Kim today as they talk about Kelly’s latest book Loveable which is all about embracing what is truest about you, so that you can embrace your life.

Tune in below to learn more about Loveable and how it could impact your marriage!

 

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You can read more great insights from Kelly on his website. Purchase Loveable here. You can also follow Kelly on Twitter and Facebook.

Aug 29, 2017

Today on the podcast Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina share about the 5th habit of a healthy couple: showing appreciation. They share why showing appreciation is so essential to a healthy marriage and how to make sure you are doing this well in marriage. They share real life stories and practical advice.

Tune in to learn more about showing appreciation and how to keep your marriage healthy!


Aug 25, 2017

Earlier this week on the podcast Dr. Kim shared why trying to change our spouse doesn’t really work, isn’t a good plan, and was never meant to be our role. This week we are going to give you ways to focus on changing yourself instead of trying to change your spouse. We will be discussing 3 ways you can focus on your own transformation. Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina discuss the 3rd and final way today: checking your expectations.

Tune in to learn more about how focusing on this is the better plan.

Aug 24, 2017

Earlier this week on the podcast Dr. Kim shared why trying to change our spouse doesn’t really work, isn’t a good plan, and was never meant to be our role. This week we are going to give you ways to focus on changing yourself instead of trying to change your spouse. We will be discussing 3 ways you can focus on your own transformation. Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina discuss the 2nd way today: confession.

Tune in to learn more about how focusing on this is the better plan.

Be sure to tune in tomorrow as well to learn the 3rd way to change yourself instead of your spouse!

Aug 23, 2017

Earlier this week on the podcast Dr. Kim shared why trying to change our spouse doesn’t really work, isn’t a good plan, and was never meant to be our role. This week we are going to give you ways to focus on changing yourself instead of trying to change your spouse. We will be discussing 3 ways you can focus on your own transformation. Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina discuss the 1st way today: focusing on your own issues.

Tune in to learn more about how focusing on this is the better plan.

Be sure to tune in tomorrow as well to learn the 2nd way to change yourself instead of your spouse!

Aug 22, 2017

Today on the podcast Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina share about the 4th habit of a healthy couple: avoiding the temptation to try to change each other. They share why trying to change each other isn’t a good plan and what to do instead when you have issues in your marriage. They share real life stories and practical advice.

Tune in to learn more about how to avoid this temptation and how to keep your marriage healthy!

Aug 19, 2017

This is a podcast that aired earlier this year that we wanted to highlight again because it was such a great conversation about a topic that is too often misunderstood. 

In this podcast we have special guest Deb DeArmond with Dr. Kim. Deb is an author, a speaker, and relationship coach—helping others improve their interactions at work and at home. Deb runs her ministry at Deb DeArmond/Family Matters.

Deb joins Dr. Kim today as they talk about submission. They define it God’s way and show us why it doesn’t have to be such a dirty word. The give practical advice on what submission looks like in marriage and how to deal with it the right way.

Tune in below to learn more about submission!

 

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You can purchase Deb’s new book: ‘Don’t Go To Bed Angry’ here. Another great resource from Deb is her book ‘I Choose You Today’ which you can purchase here. You can read more great insights from Deb on her website. You can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Aug 17, 2017

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: How do I deal with my unequally yoked marriage?

Tune in to find out!

Aug 15, 2017

Laughter bonds people and while you were dating laughter was most likely a big part of your dating relationship and something that made you fall in love. Unfortunately, too many of us stop laughing together at some point after marriage. Today on the podcast Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina share about laughter and why it can keep your marriage healthy and how to get it back if it’s lacking in your marriage.

Tune in to learn more about laughter in marriage and how to keep your marriage healthy!

Aug 12, 2017

This is a podcast that aired earlier this year that we wanted to highlight again because of the incredible feedback we got from it the first time and how impactful this conversation can be to all of our marriages. 

In this podcast we have special guest J. Parker with Dr. Kim and Christina. J. Parker is a Christian intimacy author and speaker. Her mission is to reclaim sexuality for marriages as God intended. She has been blogging about marriage and sexual intimacy since 2010 and has written 3 books on marriage intimacy. J. has been married for 22 years and holds a master’s degree in counseling.

J. joins Dr. Kim and Christina today as they talk about cultivating romance in the bedroom. They discuss barriers to healthy sex and how to overcome those barriers. They give practical advice on how to achieve healthy intimacy and enjoy God’s gift of sex with your spouse.

Tune in below to learn more about romance in the bedroom!

 

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Be sure to read more great insights about sex on J.’s blog. You can follow J. online at Hot, Holy, and Humorous. You can also connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

You can purchase Holy, Holy, and Humorous here.

Aug 10, 2017

This is an Ask Dr. Kim segment on the Awesome Marriage Podcast. People submit their questions about love, relationships, and marriage to Dr. Kim and he answers them.

In this episode Dr. Kim answers the question: Should my spouse handle all drama with their parents and extended family?

Tune in to find out!

Aug 8, 2017

Quality conversation is a must in a marriage. A lot of couples get caught up in life and forget to make this a part of their daily routine but a healthy marriage is a connected marriage so quality conversation has to be a priority. Today on the podcast Dr. Kim, Nils, and Christina share about this habit and how to make sure to do this well in marriage. They share real life stories about and practical advice.

Tune in to learn more about quality conversation in marriage and how to keep your marriage healthy!

Aug 5, 2017

This is a podcast that aired earlier this year that we wanted to highlight again because of the huge implications it has on marriage. 

In this podcast we have special guest Chris Brown with Dr. Kim. Chris Brown is a radio talk show host, pastor and dynamic speaker who speaks on stewardship and intentional living nationwide as a Ramsey Personality. Available on radio stations across the country, Chris Brown’s True Stewardship provides biblical solutions and sound advice for questions on life and money.

Chris joins Dr. Kim today as they talk about God’s plan for marriage and money. They share biblical advice on what God teaches us about money and how to steward it well in a way that brings glory to God and joy to your marriage.

Tune in below to learn more about God’s plan for money in marriage!

 

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You can follow Chris online at Stewardship. Be sure to follow Chris on Twitter for more great insights on money.

Aug 2, 2017

Today on the podcast we welcome back special guests Lynn & David Cherry with us. Lynn is an author and speaker and writes devotions at Shoreline Church in Austin TX. She also contributes to Created Woman and Affair Recovery. Lynn has a passion for sharing hope and freedom. She writes about motherhood, marriage, and moving forward after betrayal.

Lynn & David join Dr. Kim today as they share their story of how their marriage was healed after betrayal. They share their story with true transparency and give practical advice on how to walk into hope and freedom and healing after betrayal in marriage.

Tune in below to learn more about recovering from betrayal!

 

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You can read more about Lynn and the incredible ministry she does by checking out her website. Be sure to check out her blogs on marriage and her latest book, Keep Walking 40 Days to Hope and Freedom After Betrayal. You can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Aug 1, 2017

Today on the podcast we welcome special guests Lynn & David Cherry with us. Lynn is an author and speaker and writes devotions at Shoreline Church in Austin TX. She also contributes to Created Woman and Affair Recovery. Lynn has a passion for sharing hope and freedom. She writes about motherhood, marriage, and moving forward after betrayal.

Lynn & David join Dr. Kim today as they talk about showing affection in marriage. They share biblical insights and practical advice on how to show affection in marriage and how to keep your marriage healthy.

Tune in below to learn more about showing affection in marriage!

 

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You can read more about Lynn and the incredible ministry she does by checking out her website. Be sure to check out her blogs on marriage and her latest book, Keep Walking 40 Days to Hope and Freedom After Betrayal. You can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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