#9 Managing Differences

#9 Managing Differences WP

Different personalities. Different upbringing. Different education. Different sexes. Sometimes different ethnic or religious background. With so many differences between us, is it any wonder that making decisions as a couple is complicated and sometimes conflictual. We unpack the SmartLoving framework for managing differences and making couple decisions.


Byron Pirola Francine’s husband they have been married for 34 years and between them they have over three decades of experience in marriage and family ministry. Residing in Sydney, Australia, they have five adult children and three grandchildren.

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