31 Days to a Happy Wife - Arlene Pellicane

Air Date April 12, 2014


Summary

Wives know intuitively that their husbands can’t live up to all their expectations. But does that mean you have to be miserable in marriage? On this edition of Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman, how to become a happy wife in 31 days. Being a happy wife is more about choice than circumstance. Hear about five character traits to develop as you move toward joy. Don’t the conversation on today's Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman.

Featured

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane
Arlene Pellicane loves to encourage women and strengthen families through her writing and speaking. She’s appeared on a number of national television and radio programs. Before becoming a stay-at-home mom, Arlene worked as the Associate Producer for Turning Point Television. She has also been an on-air features producer for The 700 Club. Arlene earned her BA from Biola University and her Masters in Journalism from Regent University. She and her husband, James, live in San Diego with their three children, Ethan, Noelle, and Lucy.


Hosts

Gary Chapman and Chris & Andrea Fabry

Gary Chapman 
Gary Chapman
 
Dr. Gary Chapman is a well-known marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. He has written more than 25 books including the #1 New York Times Best Seller, The Five Love Languages. Chapman's newest release, Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married, has joined the rankings as well. Others include: Anger, The Family You’ve Always Wanted, The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted, Desperate Marriages, God Speaks Your Love Language, Parenting Your Adult Child, and Hope for the Separated. With Dr. Jennifer Thomas, he co-authored The Five Languages of Apology. Dr. Chapman has over 35 years of experience in family counseling and has served as the senior associate pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. for more than 35 years.

Chapman is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively. He has received M.R.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and taken postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University. Chapman and his wife, Karolyn, have been married for more than 45 years and reside in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Chapmans have two grown children, Shelley and Derek.

For more information about Dr. Chapman and his ministry, please visit his website.

 

Chris Fabry
Chris Fabry

Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live!, two hours of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.

To find out more, please visit Chris' website.

Andrea Fabry
Andrea Fabry

Andrea Fabry, formerly Andrea Kessel, is the mother of nine children and former co-host of Midday Connection. She now co-hosts Building Relationships with Dr. Gary Chapman along with her husband, Chris. She loves to share her insights and fun-loving, humorous self with listeners.

For more information about Andrea, please visit her website.

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