Meet the Authors

Hal-Melanie-SugarLoaf-Web Hi, we’re Hal & Melanie Young, authors of My Beloved and My Friend: How to Be Married to Your Best Friend Without Changing Spouses. We are authors and speakers who work hard to help make Biblical Family Life Practical. We’ve been married 27 years and have eight children who’ve been homeschooled from the beginning. Several are already adults. Our first book, Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching and Appreciating Boys was Christian Small Publishers Book of the Year.

Marriage Retreat Online LIVE

Tired. Stressed. Harried. Struggling financially. Arrrggghhhh.

Those are the most common words on our friends’ Facebook statuses — and they’re mostly Christians. When life becomes this hard, our marriages can take a back seat to survival. We become just coworkers and housemates when we’re supposed to be so much more than that.

Marriage is the glue that holds our families together and we can’t afford to let it get all stiff and crusty, can we? Enter…

Marriage Retreat Online!

Register now!

We’ll meet once a week by webinar. You can see and hear us by webcam and you’ll be able to see our slides, too. But, you’ll also be able to chat with us privately and with the other attendees! We’ll be able to interact and answer your questions as we go along.

How to Fight Fair

Husbands and Wives Need Different Things

Communicating Again

Balancing the Workload

What Does Love Really Mean

Living Together in an Understanding Way

Saying I Love You in a Way They Hear


Our webinars are man-friendly, funny, practical and Biblical!

Swans Marriage Retreat Online

Spend some focused time regaining the spark, rediscovering each other, falling in love all over again! Register now! Only $35

Our next session will start on Thursday evenings starting January  16th at 9 pm EST and continues weekly until February 6th leading up to Valentine’s Day!

We have not yet scheduled our next session, but in the meantime, you can order the recordings, which come with a flash file of the entire webinar (video, slides and chat)!

Recorded and available to you in case you miss one.

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