Marriage Intensive Couples’ Testimonies

Hope and a New Beginning

Shattered marriages really can come together in new ways. Your life and marriage can be better and stronger than it was before. Take one more step and contact us now. You have everything to gain and so much to lose if you don’t.

Reading and watching other couples’ stories might provide you with some hope for your situation. Some testimonies have been edited to remove the identity of the person to protect their confidentiality.

What Others Are Saying

Couple walking on a path of hope

Let Him show you there is hope

“What a huge blessing this 4-day intensive has been – a much needed “turn in the road” to healing and hope for our broken, toxic 25 year marriage. The experience of going through this intensive with the four other couples has been so helpful. It is so true that so much is learned from listening to others and hearing their issues addressed. God knit us together with our common and different struggles, all of us needing to apply the tools we received to experience help and victory.

We are so glad we came here. Hold on through the first couple of days and let Him show you that there is hope for you and your marriage and future.”
~Intensive Participant~

We both have hope

When we arrived at the Focus on the Family Retreat Center we had been separated for 2 1/2 months. We were both angry and had been hanging on for 31 1/2 years in a toxic marriage. We had been operating as enemies with co-dependent and love addict/love avoidant issues. We both love the Lord and wanted our marriage to work, but just couldn’t figure it out on our own. We had been to four different marriage counselors on and off over 15 years. My husband had told me that he “would give” Hope Restored 100% effort, but that he had little hope and that if God didn’t do something big it would be time for “formal separation”. I am thrilled to say that we both have hope and now have some great tools to start operating in a “safe place” with each other. We are excited to move our communication to a “heart” level, really listening to each other with a “no loser” policy in decision making. God bless you all. ~Alumnus~

There is hope for you

“We are so glad we came here. Hold on through the first couple of days and let Him show you that there is hope for you and your marriage and future.”
~Intensive Participant~

Truly healing time away

“The food, the counseling, the safety, the other couples’ stories—it was all so beautifully interwoven to make for a truly healing time away. We will be celebrating 3 years of restoration and healing and we continue to reflect on our time at the Focus on the Family Retreat Center on a regular basis.” ~Alumni couple~

Listen to Mark & Linda’s Story

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Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family
Jim Daily “Our marriage intensive programs are like “marriage ER.” We hear many testimonies from couples whose relationships were literally on the ropes—they were headed for divorce court. But at that moment of crisis, our team was able to help them turn things around and start down the road to healing and restoration.”

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