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Awesome Marriage Podcast

Far too many couples are just surviving their marriage when it was meant to thrive. This is the place for practical tips on how to build an awesome marriage. Our passion is to help you strengthen your marriage. Dr. Kim Kimberling hosts the show. Dr. Kim is the President of Awesome Marriage, has been married for 53 years, and has been a professional counselor for 40 years. He is the author of 7 Secrets to An Awesome Marriage and 14 Keys To Lasting Love. Dr. Kim is joined by co-host Lindsay Few, Content Director for Awesome Marriage. She has been married for 20 years. Her husband is a church planter, and they love ministering to married couples together. 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: June, 2023
Jun 29, 2023

Recovery after porn is possible. Your mind can heal and you can break the addiction. Today’s guest, Matt Cline, is the founder and director of Restored Ministries, which leads men and women out of sexual brokenness and into a life of freedom and impact. Matt has seen countless lives radically changed around the world.Today he talks about his healing process, how God restored his beliefs about sex 

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

 

Episode highlights include: 

  • The God-given purpose of our sex drive - and why that matters

  • How do you define the actual difference between “sex” and “making love”? 

  • Lies porn teaches us about sex and how to replace them with truth 

  • Specific ways the mind changes after porn recovery 

  • The process of turning temptation into an opportunity for worship 

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

RESOURCES

  • Find all of Matt’s resources at www.restoredministries.ca

  • Restored Ministries is on Instagram @restoredsexuality, Facebook @ Restored Ministries, and the Pure Victory Podcast. 

  • You don’t have to settle for a struggling marriage. The 90 Days to Save Your Marriage plan starts right where your marriage is today and helps get it on the road to healing.

  • Click HERE to preorder Dr. Kim’s new book, Love, Intimacy and Sex in the Second Half!

 

Jun 27, 2023

Can your marriage be happy, even after…? Our guest today said that, “About 70% of men in the church are struggling cyclically or addictively with pornography, and about 30% of women. It’s time to stop giving the enemy the power of our silence.” We completely agree! While this story is not easy to tell, letting light into our darkest places is how we will experience the healing God wants for us.

We are so thankful that Dannah shared her story with us this week. We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

Episode highlights include: 

  •  The antidote to “I don’t even know what to do” about this 

  • Does a porn addiction always escalate? And why? 

  • Some of the science behind why this addiction is so hard to kick 

  • The impact of betrayal trauma on a spouse 

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Jun 20, 2023

If porn use has damaged your marriage, you may struggle to feel close and to re-engage in sexual intimacy. You know that healing is possible, but how do you get there?

Today Dr. Kim shares ways that couples can overcome the hurt caused by porn and re-establish the intimacy that will make the marriage thrive again. Time and again, we have seen couples restored, and their marriage even better than before. Tune in today and learn how this can be true for your marriage too. 

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

Episode highlights include: 

  • Overcoming intrusive thoughts and insecurities 

  • How porn and comparison are similar 

  • Why the marriage can be better than before after healing from this  

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

RESOURCES

  • Has the Awesome Marriage podcast helped your marriage? If so, will you take a moment to leave us a rating and review? They take just a moment to leave, but they do make an difference in getting the show in front of more people. 

    • In Spotify, click the “star” icon right under the show’s heading

    • On Apple Podcasts, scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section of the show page

  • Don’t settle for a struggling marriage. The 90 Days to Save Your Marriage plan is affordable, practical, and starts right where your marriage is today to get it on the road to healing. 

 

Jun 13, 2023

Porn use is a pain point for all too many marriages. Today we talk about how to begin healing and rebuilding trust if porn has damaged your marriage. We have seen countless marriages restored from this issue, and we believe God can do the same for you and your marriage. Tune in to learn how you can begin to trust again. 

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

Episode highlights include: 

  • The key to knowing if your spouse has changed and is trustworthy

  • What if they haven’t changed? 

  • Why confession is vital to healing and freedom  

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

 

RESOURCES

  • If you are ready to be free from porn, our friends at Restored Ministries offer several options to help both. Please do not hesitate to reach out. 

  • If your marriage has been affected by infidelity, our online Affair Recovery Course can help. This course is helpful whether you’re just starting the recovery process, or are already in process. Use code: “AWESOMEMARRIAGE” for %10 off.

  • Has the Awesome Marriage podcast helped your marriage? If so, will you take a moment to leave us a rating and review? They take just a moment to leave, but they do make an difference in getting the show in front of more people. 

    • In Spotify, click the “star” icon right under the show’s heading

    • On Apple Podcasts, scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews” section of the show page

  • Learn how to keep your marriage strong for the long haul! Order Dr. Kim’s new book, Love, Intimacy and Sex in the Second Half!

 

Jun 6, 2023

We know this topic is a painful one for all too many marriages, and we also know that God can bring full healing if your marriage has been damaged by porn. Today Dr. Kim shares how he’s seen porn impact marriages over the years, why it’s always a problem if it’s part of a marriage, and how to start breaking free. 

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

Episode highlights include: 

  • Why porn use is never a one-person issue 

  • Why keeping porn use secret makes it harder to stop using 

  • Addressing common cultural myths about porn such as, “everyone does it” and “it doesn’t hurt anyone”

  • Steps to breaking free if you are using porn

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

RESOURCES

  • If you are ready to be free from porn, our friends at Restored Ministries offer several options to help both. Please do not hesitate to reach out. 

  • If your marriage has been affected by infidelity, our online Affair Recovery Course can help. This course is helpful whether you’re just starting the recovery process, or are already in process. Use code: “AWESOMEMARRIAGE” for %10 off.

Jun 2, 2023

Great things are happening on the Awesome Marriage Podcast this summer! In this quick update Dr. Kim and I pop in to talk about what you can expect and what you'll be hearing over the next few weeks. Plus an exciting announcement from Dr. Kim!

We pray these episodes are helpful to you and your marriage. 

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

 

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