The Three Phases of Marriage

Bob Lepine describes what he calls the “Three Phases of Marriage.” According to Bob, marriages often begin with the misguided idea that “She’s here to complete me.” Even if couples make it past the selfish first stage and into stage two, “I’m here to serve my spouse,” Bob Lepine says there’s a third and even more profound stage of marital union.

Even if couples make it past the selfish first stage and into stage two, "I'm here to serve my spouse," Bob Lepine says there's a third and even more profound stage of marital union. View Show Notes →
According to Bob Lepine, marriages often begin with the misguided idea that "She's here to complete me." Bob Lepine describes what he calls the "Three Phases of Marriage." View Show Notes →

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Bob Lepine

Radio and podcast listeners know Bob Lepine as the co-host of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife's nationally syndicated radio program. He is the author of Love Like You Mean It: The Heart of a Marriage That Honors God (2020) and The Christian Husband (1999). Bob is also the on air announcer for “Truth for Life” with Alistair Begg. Bob also serves on the Board of Directors for National Religious Broadcasters. Since 2008 Bob has served as an elder and teaching pastor at Redeemer Community Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Bob and his wife, Mary Ann have five children and nine grandchildren.