FOR BETTER: COMMUNICATION IN MARRIAGE
Get ready to revoluntize the way you communicate in your marriage! We all have different upbringings, life experiences, and natural temperaments. It’s those very differences that often cause miscommunications and misunderstandings. By discovering your individual temperament profiles, you’ll discover how your unique natural temperament informs the way you communicate with each other.
THE COURSE INCLUDES…
✅ Your Temperament Profile Results (Individually and as a couple)
✅ 5 Common Communication Challenges & How To Solve Them
✅ Communication Skills to Help Resolve Conflict
✅ How to Move Past Individual Filters & Beliefs
✅ A Personalized Communication Plan For Your Marriage
PREPARING FOR MARRIAGE
Preparing For Marriage is an online course that makes learning those healthy relationship skills FUN. You’ll learn how to communicate clearly, fight fairly, find true intimacy, navigate in-laws and boundaries (and so much more) so you can create the foundation for an unbreakable marriage.
MAXIMIZE YOUR MARRIAGE
Every marriage has a story, but not everyone feels empowered to grab the pen and write it. Wherever your marriage is today, that’s where Maximize Your Marriage starts your next chapter. Your marriage doesn’t have to “happen” to you. Get the tools. Gain the knowledge. Get happy.
Dead Bedroom is a journey through each room in your home and how it contributes to your sex life. Easy-to-read and based on the latest research, this 67-page ebook uses a maritally-holistic approach to sex and covers everything you need to bring life back into the bedroom.
AFFAIR-PROOFING YOUR MARRIAGE
What if I told you that the moment you think, There’s no way that would happen to our marriage, is exactly when your relationship is the most vulnerable? While there’s no guarantee for anything in life, there are tangible steps you can take to create an infidelity-resistant relationship!
30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE AND LOVE
Thankfulness. Appreciation. Gratitude.
Can you imagine a healthy marriage without these? No matter what your relationship looks like right now, you can go on this 30-day journey with your spouse or for your spouse.
HOW TO TALK TO YOUR SPOUSE ABOUT OPPOSITE-SEX FRIENDS
(AND OTHER HOT TOPICS)
Discover how to talk to your spouse about opposite-sex friends and discuss what a good boundary for your marriage looks like. You’ll find practical ways to build trust and learn the four main thefts of intimacy and how to protect your marriage from them.
5 THINGS EVERY HAPPILY MARRIED COUPLE DOES EVERY DAY
Everyone wants a happy marriage, but not everyone makes it there. How do you know if you have a healthy marriage? Is there a formula that makes a marriage last? How can my marriage just be happier?
YOUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS
There is no such thing as a perfect relationship. We’re all so different, there are bound to be challenges along the way! The key is understanding how to use those differences for the betterment of the relationship, not the detriment.
HOW TO HAVE CONVERSATIONS WITH THE IN-LAWS
From those random unannounced drop-ins to unsolicited parenting advice, these conversation guides will help you navigate through tough topics and give you an exact script to start the must-have convos with your in-laws. Plus! Get a bonus guide on how to navigate conversations with your spouse about their parents.
Deeper is a 30-day email series where you’ll get daily tips, tools, and encouragement to take your marriage to the deep end. Every part of Deeper is research-based and home-tested. It is delivered each day in an email that is engaging, relatable, and most importantly – gets to the point and keeps it real.
REVITALIZE YOUR MARRIAGE
ReVITALize Your Marriage is a week-long series of 7 straightforward concepts that you can immediately apply to your marriage. Each day you’ll receive a text and email with a video explaining the core concept of the day with realistic ideas on how to put it into practice.
HEART TO HEART
Over the next 7 days, you and your spouse can go on a journey together – just by opening a text. Heart To Heart is a 7-day love-strengthening text series for couples like you. It’ll take no more than 10 minutes out of your day, but you and your spouse can feel the effects for a lifetime.
FREE VIRTUAL DATE NIGHTS
Looking for a guided date night experience? Check out these pre-recorded Facebook LIVE Virtual Date Nights! Each date is packed with fun activities that will unlock the keys to a happier, healthier marriage and deepen the connection with your spouse!
LET’S GET PHYSICAL!
YOU HAD ME AT CHOCOLATE
This fun, free virtual date night will satisfy your chocolate craving… and get you in the mood for love! Together, you’ll make a delicate, chocolate treat with the guidance of French Chocolatier, Jerome Savin and First Things First’s Will and Caroline Henry.
SWEET & SAVORY MARRIAGE | WRAPPED UP IN YOU
Get wrapped up in your spouse during this virtual date night! Together, you’ll create authentic tortillas from scratch and wrap them around all the yummy fillings you want. Chef Jeff Pennypacker from The Sweet and Savory Classroom will guide you through this culinary experience, and our FTF team will give you the key ingredients to help your marriage withstand the heat both in and out of the kitchen.
SALSA WITH ME, SWEETHEART!
Dance like no one is watching with your spouse! During this date night, you and your honey will learn how to salsa together in the comfort of your own home. Join couple Martin and Nancy Smith as they guide you through the salsa step-by-step. Throughout the video, an FTF facilitator will help you discover the parallels between the salsa and your own marriage dance. You’ll end your date with a new way to groove and new tools you can use to keep your marriage strong!
PAINT, PLAY, PASSION!
This virtual date night will guide you and your spouse to create a beautiful masterpiece together in the comfort of your own home. Artist Jacqueline Estes will give you step-by-step instructions to create your own individual paintings, but when the night is over, your paintings will come together to form one united image! Plus, an FTF facilitator will provide you with tools and insights you can use to keep the passion and play alive long after the night ends.
MERENGUE THROUGH MARRIAGE
Sometimes, we have to learn how to step in sync with our partner before we really feel the rhythm and enjoy the dance. Join professional dance instructors, Martin and Nancy Smith, as they guide you through the moves of Merengue, simultaneously guiding you through some moves for your marriage, as well! By the end of the night, you’ll know a little more about dance and A LOT more about your spouse!
SWEET & SAVORY MARRIAGE
Turn up the heat and try something new with Chef Jeff Pennypacker from The Sweet and Savory Classroom as he guides you through the process of making crepes in the comfort of your own kitchen. The cool thing about crepes is you can fill them with different flavors and make the overall taste sweet or savory, whatever you desire. You’ll get tools and insights to increase your connection with your spouse and keep the flame of passion burning for years to come.
YOU MAKE MY DREAMS COME TRUE
You’ve probably heard it said that “opposites attract,” which can make marriage a fun challenge to tackle. The truth is, differences in your marriage, no matter how small, can actually benefit you, your spouse and your relationship as a whole! This date night guides you and your spouse through a variety of FUN and simple activities to do in the comfort of your own home that’ll help you gain a few new tools to strengthen your marriage for a lifetime!
COME A LITTLE CLOSER, BABY
Are you so good at social distancing that you’re even feeling a little distant from your spouse? There’s nothing like a fun-filled, romantic date night to bring the two of you a little closer. This video will guide you through simple games and activities in the comfort of your own home. Deepen your relationship and strengthen your marriage for years to come!
TALK TO ME… LIKE LOVERS DO
You’re in the same house as your spouse… but somehow it seems you talk less. After all, what is there to talk about when you’re spending every waking minute together? Or maybe, when you do talk, it’s kind of tense and stressful. In this video, you’ll be guided through playful activities that will open the door of communication and give you some tools to stay on the same page with your spouse.
LET’S LAUGH, LOVE
You’re stuck at home day after day, night after night. Life is pretty mundane at the moment. And, scheduling a date night means finding another movie or binge-watching another show you both agree on… until now! In this video, you’ll be guided through some playful activities you can do together and give you the tools you need to keep the laughter alive through all of the COVID-19 chaos!
FREE DIY DATE NIGHTS
Looking for a new exciting DIY Date Night you can do at home with your sweetie? Take your pick! Each date includes a supply list, step-by-step instructions and some points of conversation. Ready? Set. Go get your date on!
Sooo… why exactly are these resources FREE?
Glad you asked! As a non-profit, it’s our mission to offer as many resources as possible at as low of a cost as possible. Thanks to the grants and generous donations we receive throughout the year, we are thrilled to be able to offer these resources for absolutely free!