The Spouse Search: Episode 226
May 31, 2012
Letting God pick your future spouse, plus the Smalleys on reverse engineering your marriage, and a question about dating after being widowed. Featured musical artist: Jimmy Needham
You’re Just What I Needed
Even if you haven't written a list of what you're looking for in a mate, it's in your head. You know it is. Members on this week's panel either worked from a list or were victims of a list while dating. After marriage, they realized that what they thought they needed was the opposite of what they really did need. We get a front row seat to learn from their experience.
Reverse Engineering Your Marriage
Greg and Erin Smalley's marriage got off to an inconsistent start. They had some great times, but walked some pretty rocky terrain as well. In Before You Plan Your Wedding...Plan Your Marriage, they share some things they wish they'd known on the front end of their relationship. From expectations to conflict to embracing that extended family, let Greg and Erin show you how the effort you put in now will help make your future marriage thrive.
Dating After Loss
A listener wants to know when it's OK to start dating again after being widowed. Pastor Doug Tharp lost his first wife in his early 20s. Now remarried, he offers advice that helped him navigate a season of singleness before saying "yes" to love a second time.