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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 51 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 10 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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May 18, 2021

Today, we’re sharing Amber and Arly’s marriage story again. This encouraging story of redemption and healing is a powerful reminder that there is still hope for marriage that has been hurt by infidelity. We are so grateful to Amber and Arly for sharing their story, and we wanted to share this one again because it’s definitely worth repeating. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 



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*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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  • We want to give a little something away as a gift to our loyal listeners! If you leave a rating and review of the podcast we will give you our Couple's Unity Building Journal. Simply leave a rating and review then screenshot it and send it to info@awesomemarriage with "Unity Building" as the subject title and we will email you this great resource.
  • If your marriage has been rocked by an affair, you are not alone. Healing doesn’t come easy. That’s why we have created a helpful tool to help couples on their journey to restoration: the Online Affair Recovery Course.  
  • If there’s anything else we can do for you today, don’t hesitate to reach out. Message us on Instagram or email info@awesomemarriage.com.
  • Subscribe to Dr. Kim’s Daily One Thing email and get a reminder to do 1 thing to grow your marriage every weekday.  
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
May 11, 2021

 

Are you happily married? Or is marriage harder than you thought it would be? Today Dr. Kim talks with special guest Toni Nieuwhof. Toni is an author, speaker and family law mediator, and she brings some incredible wisdom nuggets in today’s episode. If your marriage is hard or unhappy right now, there is hope! Tune in today for hope and help to make the future of your marriage better than 



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May 4, 2021

Do you need to say “thank you” to your spouse over and over again? Or tell them you love them, even though they already know it? It can be so easy to take our spouse for granted. So today we are talking about seeing and acknowledging your spouse’s value. We are going to talk about some areas people want to be appreciated in, and why noticing and verbalizing these things is a BIG part of having an awesome marriage. 

 

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Apr 27, 2021

Today Jess Connolly joins us to share some of the joys and challenges of ministry. Jess Conolly is an author and a speaker, she runs Go and Tell Gals, and helps lead Bright City Church in South Carolina, along with her husband, Nick. Jess and Nick are on mission to leave the world more in awe of God than they found it. Listen in as Jess shares some great wisdom, encouragement, and very practical ways to work together in your marriage. 

 

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Apr 20, 2021

Today we are talking about 3 ways to do intimacy HIS way. As men and women, we don’t always view this the same way! Wives, we want to help you out with some practical ways to build intimacy the way your husband needs and wants it. Listen in and you may be really surprised at some of the ways listed in today’s episode! 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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  • Several of our resources might really help get you and your spouse more intimately connected! Check them out below.

 

 

 

 

Apr 13, 2021

Today we are talking about 3 Ways To Do Intimacy HER Way. We don’t always view this the same way as men and women! Husbands, we want to help you out with some practical ways to build intimacy in your marriage the way your wife needs and wants it. 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

Apr 6, 2021

One of the main things that produces conflict is a lack of sensitivity or kindness. Dr. Kim shares how he has seen a lack of kindness among couples in the counseling room. No matter where your marriage is today ALL of our marriages would be better if we were a little nicer to each other. Join us today as we talk simple ways to just be nice to your spouse. 

 

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  • Our 7 Most Popular Resource Bundle is available for two weeks only! This bundle contains our Husband Encouragement & Wife Appreciation Challenges - two great places to start becoming a nicer spouse!
  • Subscribe to Dr. Kim’s Daily One Thing email and be reminded to do one thing each day to grow your marriage. 
  • Learn how to make some loving deposits in your spouse’s love tank with our Love Cans resource. 
  • Download a free PDF of Dr. Kim’s Daily Declarations to help you stay grounded in God’s truth each day!  
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Mar 30, 2021

Today Dr. Kim interviews special guest Stacy Henagan. Stacy’s book, Breathe Again, walks through her process of trusting in God’s goodness after He didn’t answer her prayers for healing of her terminally-ill daughter. How can we trust God in this midst of grief? How can we see past the pain? Dr. Kim and Stacy unpack those questions and more on today’s episode. We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

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Mar 23, 2021

How can couples reduce stress during a move? So many couples are dealing with a move for one reason or another. Moving comes with a lot of stress, so today we’re going to be talking about best marriage practices for moving. If you’re not moving right now, bookmark this one to come back to later. And check out the application questions available to our podcast subscribers as they can apply in any season! 

 

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Mar 16, 2021

This week on the podcast we’re focusing on markers of a solved conflict: how to tell when your marriage issue is solved. A lot of times we may give up on the problem solving too soon and stop short of real resolution, but unless we resolve the issue, it will keep coming up over and over again. So how do we break that cycle? Tune in today to find out. 

 

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Mar 9, 2021

Marriage issues live in our minds, hearts, bedrooms and thought lives. We may be too close to the problem to know what the real issue is. Over his years as a counselor, Dr. Kim says it’s really common that couples can feel the tension, but they can’t seem to figure out what’s really causing it. Tune in today as Dr. Kim and Christina help you learn to find the causes underneath the symptomatic problems, so that you can truly heal and grow. 

 

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Mar 2, 2021

In today’s podcast episode Dr. Kim and Christina talk about what to do when your teens start to date. This may feel like a daunting milestone, but they are here to help give you peace of mind plus practical help to prepare well and handle it with grace. Whatever stage of parenting you are in, or if you are a friend or relative of teens, Dr. Kim and Christina have some great ideas and advice to help you prepare, support and encourage the teens you love as they start to think about dating. 

 

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Feb 23, 2021

What does it mean to live authentically? Today Dr. Kim interviews NFL linebacker, speaker, podcaster, and humanitarian Sam Acho to help answer that question! Sam has a new book out, called Let The World See You.  This book is a blueprint for learning how to be yourself and living a life of genuine authenticity. Listen today to learn more! 

 

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Feb 16, 2021

“Me time” can be a major pain point in marriages, especially those with young children. Have you wondered why “me time” is such an issue? Is it okay to ask your spouse for it? And what is a healthy amount of “me time”? Today we want to talk about “me time” and give you some practical tips to navigate this in a way that builds up your marriage. Listen as Dr. Kim and Christina answer these questions and more, and give you helpful steps to handle the “me time” issue. 

 

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  • If this episode helped you realize that you & your spouse would benefit from talking about how you spend your time, use our Weekly Marriage Check Up Guide to make the conversation more productive! 
  • Your spouse’s love tank can’t stay full unless you make sure to fill it up! Find out what helps give them that lovin’ feeling with our “Love Cans” resource
  • Are you getting Dr. Kim’s One Thing To Grow Your Marriage Each Day email or text? If not, this is a great starting point to help you make a positive impact on your marriage each day. Sign up here
  • Intimacy requires hard work and a guide. Dr. Kim Kimberling is that guide and his book, 7 Secrets to An Awesome Marriage, will show you how communication and intimacy in marriage can be yours. 
  • Become a Marriage Changer and receive some sweet exclusive benefits. Learn more here!
Feb 9, 2021

 

Last year changed a lot of our spiritual disciplines when it came to going to church and our daily habits. But it’s important that we find a way to have healthy spiritual disciplines no matter our scenario. So, what is a spiritual discipline? What happens to our marriage when we neglect our spiritual disciplines? Today Dr. Kim and Christina will answer these and other helpful questions with grace and wisdom. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 



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*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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  • Your spouse’s love tank can’t stay full unless you make sure to fill it up! Find out what helps give them that lovin’ feeling with our “Love Cans” resource
  • YouVersion Bible Reading plans are a great use of screen time! Have you read any of our Awesome Marriage plans



Feb 2, 2021

Last year was a strange one, and it shook a lot of us out of our usual rhythms and habits. Many of you have told us you spent a lot more time online last year, and are still figuring out how to take back control of your tech habits. How do we know if our habits with technology are UNhealthy? Today Dr. Kim and Christina identify some red flags around tech overuse and talk about ways to break those unhealthy habits and create healthy ones. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 




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  • Your spouse’s love tank can’t stay full unless you make sure to fill it up! Find out what helps give them that lovin’ feeling with our “Love Cans” resource
  • YouVersion Bible Reading plans are a great use of screen time! Have you read any of our Awesome Marriage plans

 

Jan 26, 2021

Today Dr. Kim and Christina talk about the connection we have with our spouse. What does a deeper connection look like? Is it possible to have that in the midst of a busy life? Is it too late to move past superficial connection if that’s what we’re used to? Join us as they discuss practical ways to assess and improve the connection in your marriage. 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 



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*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

  • Do you dream of a more delightful dinner table? Whether you have a family of 2 or 20, use our “52 Questions for Your Family Table” printable to help cultivate quality time together! 
  • Keep an eye out for our “Love Cans” resource, which comes out in February. This resource is designed to help you love and understand your spouse better.
  • Browse the “Resource” tab at awesomemarriage.com for a variety of tools we’ve created to help you and your spouse connect, including Date Designs, which make it super easy to plan a meaningful date night with your spouse!
  • Have a question for us, or a marriage story to share? Email us at info@awesomemarriage.com, or send us a direct message on Instagram or Facebook. We respond to every one of our messages and we love hearing from you! 
  • Our Online Marriage Retreat is a wonderful way to make time to grow together with your spouse, on your own time frame. Use the code AWESOMEMARRIAGE when you sign up for 10% off! 
  • 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 or text here

 

Jan 19, 2021

In this episode Dr. Kim and Christina discuss what it means to be prickly in marriage. Last year was tough on most of us, and one side effect is that many of us are carrying the pain of grief, loss, and disappointment. When we don’t handle our hurt in healthy ways, we often hurt others without even realizing it. How can we best handle our feelings and become healthy, instead of prickly? Tune in today to find out. 

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 




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