Fierce Marriage

By Ryan and Selena Frederick

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Subscribers: 726
Reviews: 13
Episodes: 300

amber
 Mar 4, 2022
thank you for this content. so so encouraging

Laura
 Jul 12, 2021

Tyler and Sonya Schmidt
 Apr 18, 2021
Great Podcast, very insightful and well rounded!

Timbo SLICE
 Sep 26, 2020
Great podcast to help you grow into a better husband/wife.

molly
 Oct 11, 2019
love this podcast! I have been challenged and encouraged by you. it feels like visiting with close friends!

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Hosts Ryan and Selena Frederick discuss modern marriage issues with transparency, humor, and gospel-centeredness. Join in for honest conversations, light-hearted hilarity, and more than enough grace to go around.

Episode Date
Crushing Comparison (Stop Comparing to Others!)
Jun 11, 2024
10 (Simple) Ways to De-Escalate Arguments and Fights
Jun 04, 2024
What if We're Unequally Yoked?
May 28, 2024
What's the Right Age to Get Married? Should I Marry Young?
May 21, 2024
Rule Bender vs Rule Follower?? Honoring Each Others' Differences in Marriage
May 14, 2024
Should Your Spouse Really Be Your Friend?
May 07, 2024
Ways to Warm Up a Cold Marriage
Apr 23, 2024
What if I want kids but my spouse doesn't?
Apr 09, 2024
Marriage & Money- Tithing, Joint Accounts, and More
Apr 02, 2024
The 8 Purposes of Sex
Mar 19, 2024
Why Check-Ins Matter and How To Do Them Well
Mar 12, 2024
Help! My Wife Wears Yoga Pants to the Gym and I Hate It
Feb 27, 2024
Follow-Up: Answering Questions About Husbands Initiating Intimacy
Feb 20, 2024
Why Husbands Should Be the Primary Initiators of S-- (Part 2)
Feb 13, 2024
Why Husbands Should Be the Primary Initiators of S-- (Part 1)
Feb 06, 2024
Learning to Trust Again After Trust Was Lost
Jan 23, 2024
The Art of Asking Great Questions (and Why it Changes Everything in Marriage)
Jan 16, 2024
Faithful, Fruitful, and Fierce (Session 1 of the Fierce Families Conference)
Jan 09, 2024
What if Satan Took Up Marriage Counseling?
Jan 02, 2024
The Need to Review and Reset for Marital Growth
Dec 26, 2023
The Manner and Method of Speaking Truth WITH Love
Dec 13, 2023
What if My Spouse Let's Themself Go? Is it Shallow to Care About How My Spouse Looks?
Dec 05, 2023
What If I'm No Longer Attracted to My Wife?
Nov 21, 2023
Help! My Husband Cares More About Guns and Cars than Getting Us a House
Nov 15, 2023
Infertility, Blended Families, Early Marriage Mistakes - Live Q&A with John & Bekah Lovell
Nov 08, 2023
Why Marriage is AWESOME and Worth the Fight
Oct 31, 2023
Q&A: Is Birth Control OK?, S** Addiction, Is a Wife Her Husband's Property? and More...
Oct 17, 2023
10 Reasons Marriages Struggle and Fail - Part 2
Oct 10, 2023
10 Reasons Marriages Struggle and Fail - Part 1
Oct 03, 2023
Busyness, Arguments, and the Language of Gratitude
Sep 26, 2023
Perseverance, NOT Perfection is the Goal
Sep 19, 2023
Micro-Decisions that Make a Huge Difference in Marriage
Sep 12, 2023
Communication Signals vs. Noise In Marriage
Sep 05, 2023
What if I Got Married Too Young (or I Don't Want to Be Married Anymore?)
Aug 29, 2023
The Cosmic Cold War on Marriage (and 3 Ways You Can Fight Back)
Aug 22, 2023
Marriage is NOT Give and Take
Aug 15, 2023
The Five Facets of a Fierce Man
Aug 08, 2023
UNITY: Why You Need it and How to Get It
Jul 25, 2023
Why Speaking Sensually Is GOOD for Your Marriage
Jul 18, 2023
Thoughts Concerning Men and Marriage
Jul 11, 2023
Three BIG Lies Men Tell Themselves about S** and P***
Jul 05, 2023
Finding Marital Unity Around MONEY and GIVING
Jun 27, 2023
What if We Believe Different Things or We're Unequally Yoked?
Jun 20, 2023
The 5 Marital Conflict Tactics Explained
Jun 13, 2023
The Four Communication Styles - Which one are you?
Jun 06, 2023
Your Marriage Covenant is FAR Stronger than You Think
May 30, 2023
Am I Shallow for Caring about My Spouse's Weight Gain?
May 23, 2023
Should Non-Believers Even Bother with Marriage?
May 16, 2023
Is a Husband's Failure to Provide Grounds for Divorce?
May 09, 2023
The One Marriage Skill to Rule Them All
May 02, 2023
Intimacy without Obligation
Apr 25, 2023
Should a Working Husband Help at Home?
Apr 18, 2023
3 Lies that Keep Couples Divided
Apr 11, 2023
Is the Tradwife Trend Biblical?
Apr 04, 2023
This ONE Question Can Improve Any Marriage
Mar 28, 2023
Spicy Hot Takes & Relationship Advice
Mar 21, 2023
Keep Short Accounts
Mar 14, 2023
The Thing No One Talks About
Mar 07, 2023
Living (Well) Beneath Your Financial Means
Feb 28, 2023
Starting a One Match Fire
Feb 21, 2023
How To Stay Connected After Having a Baby?
Feb 14, 2023
Unpopular Opinions About Marriage and Family
Jan 31, 2023
Fighting S-xual Temptation Like a Man
Jan 24, 2023
5 Phrases Every Wife Needs to Hear Often
Jan 17, 2023
5 Surefire Ways to Emasculate Your Husband
Jan 10, 2023
How to Write a Family Vision Statement
Jan 03, 2023
Why Your Family NEEDS a Mission
Dec 27, 2022
Secret Weapon #2: Laughter!
Dec 20, 2022
Hands Off My Husband!
Dec 13, 2022
5 Steps to a Better Relationship with Your In-Laws
Dec 06, 2022
Arguing Over My Husband’s Job?
Nov 29, 2022
How to Find (and Agree On) a Church
Nov 15, 2022
Help, I Have a Passive Husband!
Nov 08, 2022
I Caught My Wife Texting Another Man
Nov 01, 2022
Are Prenuptial Agreements Biblical?
Oct 25, 2022
Our Secret Weapon for Communication
Oct 18, 2022
Do We Need Marriage Mentors?
Oct 11, 2022
(FIXED) Why Is Marriage Worth Fighting For?
Oct 04, 2022
Building Biblical Literacy in the Home
Sep 27, 2022
Prayer's Proper Place in Marriage
Sep 20, 2022
The Dangers of DMs
Sep 13, 2022
The Husband Paradox
Aug 30, 2022
Your Tongue is Fire... Does it Warm or Burn?
Aug 23, 2022
Should a Husband Expect Sex After a Nice Date?
Aug 16, 2022
Masculine Modesty
Aug 09, 2022
Let's Talk About Modesty
Aug 02, 2022
"My Wife Cheated on Me Before Our Wedding and I Just Found Out... How Can I Move Past It?"
Jul 26, 2022
Sex Gets Boring... and 4 Other Marriage Myths
Jul 19, 2022
Are You a Gaslighter?
Jul 12, 2022
3 REAL Ways to deal with Financial Uncertainty
Jul 05, 2022
10 Top Manipulation Tactics Couples Use
Jun 28, 2022
What is a woman... by design??
Jun 21, 2022
Shame and Regret After an Affair
Jun 14, 2022
The Anatomy of an Affair
Jun 07, 2022
The Dangers of Oversharing in Marriage (Yes, it is possible)
May 31, 2022
What if my spouse OVER communicates?
May 24, 2022
How to Love a Passive or Disengaged Spouse?
May 17, 2022
5 Ways to Avoid Miscommunication in Marriage
May 10, 2022
One is a Talker, the Other is Not
May 03, 2022
What if I married an unbeliever?
Apr 26, 2022
Designing Higher Quality Time
Apr 19, 2022
The Immeasurable Importance of Friendship and Fun
Apr 12, 2022
A Few Tools for Transparency
Apr 05, 2022
Margin for Marriage in the Chaos of Life (Shaun and Abbie Halberstadt)
Mar 29, 2022
Avoiding Lies and Deception in Marriage
Mar 22, 2022
These 3 Lies Will Drive You Apart
Mar 15, 2022
5 Argument De-Escalation Strategies
Mar 08, 2022
Can we meet you? ...WE CAN!
Mar 01, 2022
How Do We Handle Anger In Marriage?
Feb 22, 2022
Your Sin No Longer Defines You
Feb 15, 2022
4 Steps for a Healthier Sex Life AFTER Having Kids
Feb 08, 2022
Should We Live Together BEFORE Getting Married?
Feb 01, 2022
6 Ways to Affair-Proof Your Marriage (Remix)
Jan 25, 2022
The 3 P's That Can Poison Your Marriage
Jan 18, 2022
Crafting a Family Vision/Mission (Replay)
Jan 11, 2022
How to Pray as a Couple (with Less Awkwardness)
Jan 04, 2022
Quick Announcement
Dec 28, 2021
The Myth of the Soulmate
Dec 21, 2021
Burn the Ships! Why Not Having a Plan B is a Necessity in Marriage
Dec 14, 2021
The Great Marriage Killer
Dec 07, 2021
God is love...but, love isn't God!
Nov 30, 2021
Purposeful Sendoffs (The Home, 4 of 4)
Nov 23, 2021
Bringings Others In (The Home, 3 of 4)
Nov 16, 2021
What is a "Home"? (The Home, 2 of 4)
Nov 09, 2021
Seizing Missional Moments (The Home, 1 of 4)
Nov 02, 2021
Protecting the Purity of Your Sex Life (Sex Talks, 4 of 4)
Oct 26, 2021
What is "Simmering"? (Sex Talks, 3 of 4)
Oct 19, 2021
The 5 Modes of Sex (Sex Talks, 2 of 4)
Oct 12, 2021
"Married Sex" (Gary Thomas and Debra Fileta)
Oct 07, 2021
The 7 Reasons for Sex (Sex Talks, 1 of 4)
Oct 05, 2021
Skill #4: Making Sex Better (Back to Basics, 4 of 4)
Sep 28, 2021
Skill #3: Fighting Well (Back to Basics, 3 of 4)
Sep 21, 2021
Skill #2: Teamwork (Back to Basics, 2 of 4)
Sep 14, 2021
Skill #1: Self Control (Back to Basics, 1 of 4)
Sep 08, 2021
Big Announcement! (Identity, 5 of 5)
Aug 31, 2021
Heads and Helpers, Part 2 (Identity, 4 of 5)
Aug 24, 2021
Heads and Helpers, Part 1 (Identity, 3 of 5)
Aug 17, 2021
Who Are We as "Us"? (Identity, 2 of 5)
Aug 10, 2021
Marriage Reconstructed (Identity, 1 of 5)
Aug 03, 2021
5 Habits to Consistently Feel Joy Together (Joy, 4 of 4)
Jul 27, 2021
Dealing with a Persistent Lack of Joy in Marriage (Joy, 3 of 4)
Jul 20, 2021
Truly Enjoying Your Spouse (Joy, 2 of 4)
Jul 13, 2021
The Roots of Marital Joy (Joy, 1 of 4)
Jul 06, 2021
War Story, Part 2 (Steven and Brooke Elliott)
Jun 29, 2021
War Story, Part 1 (Steven and Brooke Elliott)
Jun 29, 2021
Priorities and Unity Q&A
Jun 24, 2021
Priorities, Practically Speaking (Priorities, 4 of 4)
Jun 22, 2021
The Freedom in Finding Unity (Priorities, 3 of 4)
Jun 15, 2021
Last Things (Priorities, 2 of 4)
Jun 08, 2021
First Things (Priorities, 1 of 4)
Jun 01, 2021
Trust and Betrayal Q&A
May 27, 2021
Maintaining Trust After Rebuilding It
May 25, 2021
The Path to Rebuilding Broken Trust
May 18, 2021
The Moment Your Trust is Broken
May 11, 2021
Trust, Trustworthiness, and Betrayal
May 04, 2021
Boundaries Q&A
Apr 29, 2021
Boundaries and In-Laws
Apr 27, 2021
Boundaries and Sex
Apr 20, 2021
Boundaries and Your Children
Apr 13, 2021
All About Boundaries
Apr 06, 2021
Identifying *and* Explaining How You Actually Feel
Mar 30, 2021
The Art of Active Listening
Mar 23, 2021
Dealing with Selective Hearing
Mar 16, 2021
How to Talk About Sex
Mar 09, 2021
Talking About Talking
Mar 02, 2021
Be Romantic or... Repent??
Feb 23, 2021
Out of the Dust (Chris and Stephanie Teague) (Replay)
Feb 16, 2021
5 Hurtful Phrases to Delete From Your Marriage Vocabulary
Feb 09, 2021
The 5 Biggest Obstacles to Transparency During Lockdown
Feb 02, 2021
All About Attachment Styles
Jan 26, 2021
What, exactly, is a gospel centered marriage?
Jan 19, 2021
The Wonder of Contentment
Jan 12, 2021
Rhythms > Resolutions
Jan 05, 2021
Coming from a Divorced Home
Dec 29, 2020
Lead Me (Matt Hammitt of Sanctus Real)
Dec 16, 2020
Are opposite-sex friendships appropriate?
Dec 08, 2020
5 Resources to Help Your Marriage (and a Frederick Family Update)
Dec 01, 2020
Sex as a weapon?
Nov 24, 2020
The Warfare of Prayer
Nov 17, 2020
5 Things To Say To Your Spouse Daily
Nov 10, 2020
Striving to Enter Rest
Nov 03, 2020
Emotional Lust and Escapism
Oct 27, 2020
The One Habit You Absolutely Need
Oct 20, 2020
Marriage is Warfare
Oct 13, 2020
From Breakdown to Breakthrough (Counseling, 4 of 4)
Oct 06, 2020
Codependency (Counseling, 3 of 4)
Sep 29, 2020
Addressing Anxiety & Stress (Counseling, 2 of 4)
Sep 22, 2020
Do all couples need therapy? (Counseling, 1 of 4)
Sep 15, 2020
How often should we be having sex?
Sep 08, 2020
When is the right time to have kids?
Sep 01, 2020
Worldviews and Marital Unity
Aug 25, 2020
The Secret (and Super Obvious) Ingredient
Aug 18, 2020
Narcissism and Marriage
Aug 11, 2020
Infertility and Childlessness (Sheridan Voysey)
Aug 06, 2020
Decision Drivers in Marriage
Aug 04, 2020
Serving is Pursuing
Jul 28, 2020
Surviving Infidelity (Tina Konkin)
Jul 23, 2020
Rebuilding Trust After a Betrayal
Jul 21, 2020
Manipulation in Marriage
Jul 14, 2020
Know Your Soil
Jul 07, 2020
Sexual Intimacy (Sharon Jaynes)
Jul 02, 2020
Laugh More!
Jun 30, 2020
Expectations are Everything
Jun 23, 2020
A Truer, Better, More Exciting Normal (Matt and Lisa Jacobson)
Jun 18, 2020
Are Your Hearts Hard or Soft?
Jun 16, 2020
Having Political Disagreements as a Couple
Jun 09, 2020
Bringing Husbands Back to Life (Jerrad Lopes of Dad Tired)
Jun 04, 2020
Take Heart, Hope is Yours
Jun 02, 2020
How to Change Your Spouse
May 26, 2020
Dealing with Toxic People (Gary Thomas)
May 21, 2020
Discerning the Voices That Speak Into Your Marriage
May 19, 2020
How Do We Begin Walking with God as a Couple?
May 12, 2020
Friends: See-Through Marriage (Part 4/4)
May 07, 2020
Self: See-Through Marriage (Part 3/4)
May 05, 2020
Tough Talks: See-Through Marriage (Part 2/4)
Apr 30, 2020
Sex: See-Through Marriage (Part 1/4)
Apr 28, 2020
Signs and Seeds of Contempt
Apr 21, 2020
Loving Your Spouse with Your Mind
Apr 14, 2020
10 Ways to De-Escalate BIG Arguments
Apr 07, 2020
Faith, Fear, and Marriage
Mar 31, 2020
Embracing New Rhythms and Routines for Life at Home
Mar 24, 2020
Making BIG Decisions As One
Mar 17, 2020
I Love You... I Just Don't LIKE You Right Now
Mar 10, 2020
How to Read Your Bible Together (and Why it's so Important)
Mar 03, 2020
Chores, Adulting, and the Division of Labor
Feb 25, 2020
Truth, Love, or Both?
Feb 18, 2020
3 Sure Signs of a Healthy Couple
Feb 11, 2020
Trusting Your Gauges in Times of Anxiety and Worry
Feb 04, 2020
Oops, We're Married!
Jan 28, 2020
Weathering Tough Seasons in Life & Marriage
Jan 21, 2020
Quick Q&A 6: How can we have better dates?
Jan 16, 2020
How Should I Pray with My Spouse?
Jan 14, 2020
Faithfulness = Fruitfulness
Jan 07, 2020
First Things and Next Things
Dec 31, 2019
Quick Q&A 5: How can we have a healthy sex life after having kids?
Dec 26, 2019
Fight Me!
Dec 24, 2019
Quick Q&A 4: Should we have friends of the opposite sex?
Dec 19, 2019
Fighting for Peace in Your Marriage
Dec 17, 2019
Quick Q&A 3: What's your best advice for newlyweds?
Dec 12, 2019
Finding 'Fierce' Friends That Fight for Your Marriage
Dec 10, 2019
Quick Q&A 2: Will we still be married in heaven?
Dec 05, 2019
Faked Transparency vs. True Vulnerability
Dec 03, 2019
Communicating With Clarity When Things Aren't So Clear
Nov 26, 2019
Quick Q&A 1: 'If we both enjoy watching pornography together, is it still a sin?'
Nov 21, 2019
Your Marriage is Bigger Than You
Nov 19, 2019
What (little 'g') gods Are You Worshipping in Your Marriage?
Nov 12, 2019
Why the "Proverbs 31 Woman" Isn't Who I Thought She Was
Nov 05, 2019
The 15 Second Kiss Experiment
Oct 29, 2019
Reclaiming Real Romance
Oct 22, 2019
Who Is the Authority in Your Marriage?
Oct 15, 2019
Calling Us Out to Draw Us In
Oct 08, 2019
Marriage Adversaries vs. Marriage Advocates
Oct 01, 2019
The Art of (Actually) Apologizing
Sep 24, 2019
Are You Obviously Married in Public?
Sep 17, 2019
Finding the Absolute Definition of Love
Sep 10, 2019
Prayer + Pursuit, and Why Your Marriage Needs Both
Sep 03, 2019
5 Keys to a Healthy Perspective on Sex
Aug 27, 2019
What, Exactly, is a "Normal, Healthy Marriage"?
Aug 20, 2019
Social Media, Your Marriage, and You
Aug 13, 2019
Growing Together While Apart / Dealing with Military Deployments (Brooks and Hunter Beless)
Aug 08, 2019
Foundations of Forgiveness
Aug 06, 2019
5 Considerations When Dating To Marry (or as a Married Couple)
Jul 30, 2019
Marriage After God (Aaron and Jennifer Smith)
Jul 26, 2019
5 Hurtful Phrases to Remove from Your Marriage Vocabulary
Jul 23, 2019
Your Habits and the Health of Your Marriage
Jul 16, 2019
Biblical Stewardship... and Marriage? (Dr. Scott and Linda Rodin)
Jul 11, 2019
Family Worship
Jul 09, 2019
Is Your Marriage the "Good Soil"?
Jul 02, 2019
Control, Surrender, Your Marriage, and You
Jun 25, 2019
An Ethic of Protecting Your Family, Marriage, and Home (The Lovells)
Jun 20, 2019
Crushing Comparison
Jun 18, 2019
Battling Discouragement in Life and Marriage
Jun 11, 2019
Out of the Dust (Chris and Stephanie Teague)
Jun 06, 2019
Enduring Friendship, Enduring Marriage
Jun 04, 2019
Are Your Words Off-Limits, Unhelpful, or Wise?
May 28, 2019
Abortion, Birth Control, IVF, and Babies (Adam and Chelsea Griffin)
May 23, 2019
3 Ground Rules for Honest Conversations
May 21, 2019
Burn the Ships!
May 14, 2019
Becoming a "Family Team" (Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke)
May 09, 2019
Pornography (Part 2: The Path to Purity)
May 07, 2019
Pornography (Part 1: The Problem)
Apr 30, 2019
Healing from Past Trauma, the Gospel, and Love (Preston and Jackie Hill Perry)
Apr 25, 2019
Q&A #4: Gender Roles in Marriage, Healing After Betrayal, Preparing for Marriage, and More
Apr 23, 2019
The Hearts and Feelings of Women
Apr 16, 2019
Navigating the Early Years of Marriage (Jeremy and Audrey Roloff)
Apr 11, 2019
The Hearts and Feelings of Men
Apr 09, 2019
Accountability in Marriage (What it Is and What it Isn't)
Apr 02, 2019
Building an Emotionally Safe Marriage (Dr. Josh and Christi Straub)
Mar 28, 2019
Uprooting Bitterness In Your Marriage
Mar 26, 2019
Common Lies We Believe About Marriage (and Truths to Dispel Them)
Mar 19, 2019
Singleness and Dating to the Glory of God (Kait Warman)
Mar 14, 2019
3 Aspects of Unforgettable Dates After “I Do”
Mar 12, 2019
How to Study the Bible as a Couple
Mar 05, 2019
Blended Families: Navigating Complexities with Hope and Joy (Mike and Kim Anderson)
Feb 28, 2019
The Power and Joy of Living "On Mission" as a Couple
Feb 26, 2019
The 3 Types of Intimacy and How Transparency Grows Each One
Feb 19, 2019
"The Naked Marriage" and Rebuilding Trust After a Betrayal (Dave and Ashley Willis)
Feb 14, 2019
Ask Us Anything Q&A #3: Growing in Intimacy, Abortion, Headship/Submission, and More
Feb 12, 2019
The Massive Importance of Margin in Life and Marriage
Feb 05, 2019
Common Pitfalls that Young Couples Face (Scott Kedersha)
Jan 31, 2019