Miscommunication with Teens

Question We have two teenage children.  While we have good relationships, we don’t communicate as well as we’d like.  In fact, much of our communication turns out to be miscommunication […]

Smelly Spouse

Question My husband has a problem with routinely taking a shower. Sometimes three days will go by before he does! I’ve tried a lot of things to get him to […]

Power Struggles

Question My wife and I are constantly getting in power struggles. How can we get beyond this? Answer Can you name the devil’s greatest ploy to cause trouble in relationships? […]

Talking About Sex

Question As I was dropping off some clean laundry in my son’s room recently, I found a package of condoms on the floor. What’s the best way to address this […]

Church Division

Question Recently, my husband decided to leave our church because he said he doesn’t feel spiritually led there anymore. I see this as a division in our family because I […]

How To Forgive Hurt

Question Our teenage son was rejected by several of his friends and his hurt has turned into a bitterness and hatred that concerns us.  We’ve encouraged him to forgive them […]

Saying Sorry

Question Our 14-year-old daughter is a precious young lady with many strengths.  Unfortunately, she isn’t very good at taking responsibility for things she says and does that wound others.  It’s […]

How to Prepare Children for Moving

Question We’re preparing for a major move from the only home our three kids have known.  At 6, 8 and 11 they’re already experiencing a range of painful emotions.  We’ve […]

Managing Adolescent Withdrawal

Question Our teenage son has become more withdrawn and isolated in the past few months.  Is this normal?  Is it something to be concerned about?  How can we help? Answer […]