My Marriage Matters


FUN, FAST, and INFORMATIVE 5 minutes

Listen Monday Morning at 9:00 a.m. to thoughts and ideas about marriage and family! (link to page is here)

Click the “thumbs up” when you get to My Marriage Matters FB page to become a friend. You'll get daily short, fun, thought-provoking, and encouraging posts along with occasional interviews, cartoons, and things that will help you talk about YOUR marriage! Let’s enjoy this journey together!

Dating, engaged, and married: Ask the Ferrini' questions: email via this website or through My Marriage Matters Facebook page.




Being the Man God has Called Us to Be.: Listen here

Green flags in relationships!: Listen here

Five reasons why boundaries and discipline are good for our children: Listen here

Why the 50/50 Marriage Doesn’t Work: Listen here

Special Needs in the Context of Building a Healthy Marriage: Listen here

The Importance of FLIRTING in marriage: Listen here

FLIRTING: Are we flirting with danger?: Listen here

How to protect your marriage: Listen here

When Our Spouse 'Bothers' Us: Listen here

10 Things to Focus on in our Marriage for 2024: Listen here

Holidays can be Hard on Marriage: DeStress!: Listen here

Determining our roles in our marriage: Listen here

The difference between a CONTRACT relationship and a COVENANT relationship: Listen here


PARENTING ON THE SAME PAGE will Strengthen Marriage (preparing or protecting/punish or restore?: Listen here

PARENTING ON THE SAME PAGE will Strengthen Marriage: Listen here

Are you making your marriage a priority?: Listen here

YOU are NOT who I married!: Listen here

Fight Right!: Listen here

What does the BIBLE say about MARRIAGE and DIVORCE?: Listen here

Before you RE-DO, I-DO (Preparing for a second marriage.): Listen here

The Various Aspects of Good Marriage Counseling Part 4: Listen here

The Various Aspects of Good Marriage Counseling Part 3: Listen here

The Various Aspects of Good Marriage Counseling Part 2: Listen here

The Various Aspects of Good Marriage Counseling: Listen here

Common Courtesies in Marriage: Listen here

LAST MINUTE fun, inexpensive ideas for Valentine’s Day: Listen here

Pointers for Premarrieds: Listen here

Don’t Let Divorce Sneak up on YOU!: Listen here

In our marriages, are we following the WORLD or the WORD OF GOD?: Listen here

Selfishness vs. Selflessness: Listen here

From VOW to WOW-marriage for the long haul: Listen here

WHO CARES? (FROM Indifference and apathy to REALLY caring.): Listen here

The health and healing humility brings to marriage.: Listen here


What do you do if you have a “DISAPPOINTING” marriage?: Listen here

Where is the US in our marriage?: Listen here

Preparing to Leave a Legacy: Listen here

Boundaries In Marriage: Listen here

How long should a couple date before marrying and what maturity markers should a couple look for?: Listen here

Confrontation vs. Connecting: Listen here

ATTITUDES that isolate us from our spouse.: Listen here

How to MOVE your marriage from GOOD to BETTER to BEST!: Listen here

How do I handle the DIVA/DIVO in my marriage and family?: Listen here

Raising our Children to Productive and Positive Adults: CHARACTER: Watch here

Marriage Conversation on the Ana Show with Ana and Shane: Watch here

“Is “All You Need is Love’ really all you need?”: Listen here

Loving Our Children to A Polite, Prepared, and Productive Adulthood!: Watch here

Making SMALL changes for LASTING results in the NEW YEAR: Listen here

Building not Destroying Relationships Over the Holidays: Listen here

Love ALL Ways: Embracing Marriage: Watch here

Do we need a Marriage Mentor or Counseling?: Listen here

When You Think You Don’t Matter: Listen here

3 challenges (and solutions) and 3 benefits of family vacations: watch here


“FIGHT RIGHT-Conflict Resolution” ZOOM style (60 minutes): Watch here

Marriage Maintenance vs. Damage Control: Listen here

Joe and Cindi interviewed on Family Life Today: God, please not my son: Listen here

Joe and Cindi interviewed on Family Life Today: Embracing Marriage Together on the Special Needs Journey: Listen here

Caring for Your Marriage While You Care for Others: Listen here

HOW has this QUARANTINE hit me the HARDEST….and then what?: Listen here

Introducing April series: “HOW and WHEN to say NO” to requests, needs, etc. of others.":

  • PART ONE: “How to say NO when this quarantine is over: Watch here
  • PART TWO-2 ways (#1-2) to say NO when this quarantine is over: Watch here
  • PART THREE- 2 Ways (#3 -4) to say NO when this quarantine is over: Watch here
  • PART FOUR- 2 Ways (#5,6) to say NO when this quarantine is over: Watch here
  • Review of our Series, “How to Say NO” and to WHOM to say NO!: Watch here

What should be our FOCUS in crisis (Corona or otherwise!)?: Watch here

Love ALL-WAYS Podcast on Rising Above Ministries: Listen here

Love ALL-WAYS with Chris Brooks and 'Equipped': Listen here

Love ALL-WAYS with Janet Parshall: Listen here

Is your marriage a CONTRACT or a COVENANT?: Listen here

What will you do in YOUR Empty Nest Years?: Watch here

The importance of “follow through” in our individual lives, marriage, and even in all the tiny details….: Watch here

Love All-Ways: Embracing Marriage Together on the Special Needs Journey: Listen here


Part TWO: The Consequences to Making Wrong Life Choices: Watch here

Part II: What if we don’t agree on how many children to have?: Listen here

The Importance of Making GOOD DECISIONS: Watch here

How many children should I have and what if we don’t have any?: Watch here

For Better For Worse: How to get through it.: Watch here

Money Matters: Watch here

Handling Scheduling Conflicts: Watch here

Announcement of Our New Book Love All-Ways!: Watch here

When “physical intimacy is good but the spiritual and emotional is lacking in marriage.”: Listen here

Building Relationships: Watch here

The importance of maintaining friendships in marriage: Watch here

Ridding sarcasm from your marriage: Watch here

What holds a marriage together?: Watch here

New Beginnings: Watch here

Transition in marriage and family: Listen here

When will we get to have “time for just us?”: Watch here

A Father’s Day Word of Encouragement: Listen here

Marriage Mentoring: Watch here

My Marriage Matters Announcement/Update: Watch here

Romance over 50: Listen here

When both spouses are really unhappy in the marriage: Listen here

Same sex marriage in the family: Listen here

When a husband doesn’t want the wife in on the finances.: Listen here

A spouse who feels ridiculed, make fun of, and feels invisible: Listen here

What’s a family to do when their children aren’t invited with their children to events?: Listen here

Engaged couple: Is it important that we serve in ministry together once married?: Listen here

When the boomerang kids come home!: Listen here

Divorce proofing your life: Listen here

When a husband and wife are opposites politically: Listen here


Menacing Menopause!!!!!: Listen here

Driving my kids “all over” is driving me nuts! Help!: Listen here

Too tired for sexual intimacy: Listen here

Caring for parents in their elder years and adding a sibling with special needs: Listen here

How to nurture our marriage so it’s Valentine’s Day every day!: Listen here

Unsolicited premarital advice from single: Listen here

In-troubles before (and IN) marriage: Listen here

Can a couple have a 50/50 marriage?: Listen here

The journey of the death of a spouse on a marriage and family: Listen here

Nagging. 🙂 Listen here

As the holidays approach: How to handle when children resist or feel uncomfortable hugging or kissing a relative.: Listen here

A husband wants his wife to dress in ways she’s not comfortable: Listen here

I think I married the wrong person.: Listen here

WCRF celebrates 60 years!: Listen here

How to establish meal and family times amidst busy work schedules: Listen here

How do we initiate prayer as a couple when the husband isn't the one who likes to lead in this?: Listen here

The strain of caring for an elderly parent/child with special needs child: Listen here

Why get married if you aren’t pregnant or already have a child?: Listen here

When one spouse “goes over the top” over EVERYTHING: Listen here

Communication is ALWAYS a challenge: Listen here

Wanting to keep our spouse healthy without nagging: Listen here

Young family with 3 little children: husband would like his wife to be home with them-she wants to work full time: Listen here

Over 60, living together, not wanting to marry and lose SS benefits from late spouses: Listen here

Important things to keep marriage interesting and fun: Listen here

When one’s spouse is indifferent, uncaring, uninterested: Listen here

When your marriage is in a fast downward spiral: Listen here

Navigating crisis: Listen here

Teaching our kids how to treat other kindly (no harassing, heckling or bullying allowed!): Listen here

Couples addressing and being on the same page regarding “sassy” talk from their children: Listen here

Stopping whining and interrupting in children: Listen here

Disciplining children so it doesn’t take a toll on the marriage (today’s topic: children lying): Listen here

Do I have to account for every penny I spend?: Listen here

Supporting our spouse (to accomplish their dreams but also through crisis).: Listen here

ABUSE: Listen here

What a true and sincere apology looks like: Listen here

WHAT TO FOCUS on when in conflict/engaging in conflict: Listen here

Conflict resolution goals: Listen here

When your spouse spews ANGER!: Listen here

Teenagers have us running everywhere; how do we find time for US?: Listen here

Should a spouse curb “extracurricular” hobbies if it's interfering with the marriage?: Listen here

How do we handle it when grandparents play favorites, don’t keep their word, or don’t make efforts to see the grandchildren?: Listen here

WHAT does a HEALTHY marriage look like?: Listen here

How do we move forward when our spouse tells us, “I never really loved you.”?: Listen here

When a couple’s marriage is challenged by HOW to discipline their children: Listen here

What to do when your spouse is habitually late: Listen here

We CAN move our dull, lifeless and isolated marriage to vibrant oneness: Listen here

Helping one’s spouse recognize when they are favoring one child over another: Listen here

When Extended Family Doesn’t Cooperate with Others Wishes: Listen here

How to be KIND even when we annoy each other!: Listen here

Tired of dating breakups!: Listen here

You can do SOMETHING for Valentines Day!: Listen here

STOP talking UGLY to each other: Listen here

How to keep marriage strong when children are challenging it through rebellion: Listen here

Don’t push my “hot button”!: Listen here

Milestones and Celebrations through Seasons of Marriage: Listen here

Embrace challenges?: Listen here

Hospitality at the holidays as we “welcome” non-Christians to our homes: Listen here

Figuring out who goes where at the holidays: Listen here

Learning to meet more than just the physical needs of our spouse is important: Listen here

How do we figure out who does what as far as our roles and responsibilities?: Listen here

When the husband isn’t taking care or interest in finances, wills, etc. for their young family...: Listen here

Working through forgiveness after the wife affair.: Listen here

How can this wife stop name-calling and showing anger?: Listen here

Who’s in charge with the planning?: Listen here

How #metoo is affecting our marriage and what to do about it: Listen here

GOOD reasons young people shouldn’t give up on the idea (commitment/covenant) of marriage: Listen here

How to set boundaries during engagement in preparation to protect ones marriage.: Listen here

Is it OK for a married couple to NOT sleep together?: Listen here

How should a couple decide how to handle uninvited guests?: Listen here

How can I get my spouse to respond to simple requests?: Listen here

The TOP resources we recommend for marriage, family, life: Listen here

Putting adventure, surprise (not shock) and fun into marriage!: Listen here

How can we keep from having a CHILD centered marriage?: Listen here

Do my husband and I need MENTORING or COUNSELING?: Listen here

Submission - what it looks like!: Listen here

Growing through trials employing spiritual and practical tips.: Listen here

Finding our way out of burn-out!: Listen here

My parents don’t support my marriage. How can I get them to be supportive?: Listen here

How to communicate with Fiancé about his negative talk about his parents: Listen here

Advice for the bride and groom: Listen here

Living together before marriage? What's the big issue?: Listen here

Should we get married with such little in common?: Listen here

You can’t tell me how to feel!: Listen here

Vacation and Times away BOND a husband and wife and their family!: Listen here

Submission: Listen here

Watch your tone with me! (communications!): Listen here

How to manage marriage, family, and work travel (Part II): Listen here

How to manage marriage, family, and work travel: Listen here

For Better or Worse: Caring for our spouse when they’re injured or ill: Listen here

When a couple and their backgrounds clash!: Listen here

The 3 aspects of COMMITMENT in marriage: Listen here

How to strengthen COMPANIONSHIP in marriage: Listen here

What to do when your spouse doesn’t acknowledge the positive changes you’ve made: Listen here

The 5 Steps to ONENESS: Listen here

The natural drift to isolation in marriage: Listen here

3 questions that could transform your marriage: Listen here

Communicating our desires and needs without shutting our spouse down or making them feel defensive: Listen here

ALL marriages should expect inevitable difficulties (conflict, challenges, and trials): Listen here

5 ways to Stop Fighting: Listen here

5 ways to get out of a rut: Listen here

What Causes Couples to Drift to Adultery and the Consequences of Adultery: Listen here

How to approach and confront a friend headed for an affair: Listen here

How to respond with a blessing instead of an insult: Listen here

Boundaries: Listen here

Positive parenting tips: Listen here

How can we TOGETHER as a couple embrace the New Year?: Listen here

What's a couple to do when no one wants to have the holidays? Listen here

Naughty or Nice: Strengthening YOUR Marriage by How You Act at Holiday Work, Church, Etc. Gatherings: Listen here

Strengthening YOUR Marriage Through the Holidays - Dealing with Relatives and Relationships: Naughty or Nice?: Listen here

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Naughty or Nice?: Listen here

Making Marriage Matter through the Holidays: Communicating Well: Naughty or Nice?: Listen here

When rebuilding a marriage how do we know if we are being controlling or just cautious in setting boundaries?: Listen here

When you don't care for one of your spouse's friends: Listen here

Regaining trust in your marriage (Part Two): Listen here

Regaining trust in your marriage (Part One): Listen here

Negative affects on marriage by a busy schedule!: Listen here

The Empty Nest: Listen here

HOW YOU Can Affair Proof Your Marriage: Protect Your Time, Treasures, and Self!: Listen here

How YOU Can Affair Proof YOUR Marriage: Protecting YOUR Heart: Listen here

How YOU Can Affair Proof YOUR Marriage: Start with YOUR MIND: Listen here

What to share with each other before Marriage: Listen here

Are you listening to me?: Listen here

Affairs in marriage (Martialism, career, and activities) - Part 2: Listen here

Affairs in marriage (physical, fantasy and family) - Part 1: Listen here

NEEDY MOTHER in LAW: Listen here

Working AND Living together: Needing a break: Listen here

Having FUN in marriage! Listen here

Explosive anger in marriage: Listen here

“Should couples take separate vacations?” Listen here

Sports and its place in marriage: Listen here

Living Together Before Marriage and High Divorce Rate: Listen here

Long Distance Relationships: Listen here

Manners in Marriage - should we correct each other?: Listen here

"We want to protect our marriage. Are there times when marriages are most vulnerable to falling apart?": Listen here

“How should we handle families that are unsupportive?”: Listen here

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