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The 4 Temperaments – Knowing Yours and Your Spouse’s Can Help Love Blossom

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Do you often find yourself at an impasse during arguments or conflict? Do you sometimes get frustrated with how you and your spouse relate to each other? Is one partner more dominant than another? Marriage isn’t just about putting up with each other’s annoying habits, but is about the transforming power of love. Two become one and each partner helps the other grow closer to God and to each other. Listen to this show to discover how knowing your temperament can bring more peace and contentment to your marriage. Authors Art and Laraine Bennett will discuss the 4 Temperaments (choleric, sanguine, melancholic, phlegmatic), why they are important in marriage and how they can give couples greater advantage in communicating and relating to each other. Art and Laraine Bennett have been married for 34 years and have four grown children. Art spent over 25 years as a Marriage and Family Therapist, is the founder of Alpha Omega Institute ( in Bathesda, Maryland and currently the President and CEO of Catholic Charities for the Arlington Diocese in Virginia. Laraine is a freelance writer, with Master’s Degrees in Philosophy and Theology. They are the authors of The Temperament God Gave You (2005), The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse (2008), and The Emotions God Gave You (May 2011). For more information about the host and to receive a free monthly newsletter, visit Click on Products / Resources for a description of the 4 Temperaments. Facebook: Marriage Coach Lynn. Twitter: MarriageCoachLn. You Tube: MarriageCoachLynn