Create a Marriage You'll Love TODAY

AND TREASURE FOR A LIFETIME

Research-based Marriage Guidance That Actually Works

Welcome! OnlyYouForever is the home of The Marriage Podcast for Smart People, co-hosted by Verlynda and myself. This site came about from a desire to help marriages; to make sure you never get to that point of no return, and to help you find or renew that spark of love. We share advice that is practical and understandable while speaking from a Christian worldview. Every episode contains research-backed and Bible-based wisdom that will help YOU create a thriving, passionate marriage!

Caleb Simonyi-Gindele, MAMFT, RCC

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What Our Listeners Are Saying


Listening to current and downloading all the previous podcasts!

Practical advice that is helpful and also entertaining. A range of informative material, varying from the "well duh why didn't I think of that" to the "my word that's deep," which then causes me to rewind and listen to the said advice multiple times to ensure that I understand it! Great chemistry, great advice, great podcast!


smcruikshank

Highly recommended by a fellow mental health counselor!

Truly the best marriage podcast I’ve found. I recommend it to my clients and learn so much for myself in my own practice, and for my own marriage.


kellymecheelle

We love this podcast!

My husband and I have listened to this podcast for a few months now and we absolutely love it! This was crucial for our marriage. We were at a point of separation a couple of months ago and have 3 young children. You were a part of saving our marriage!!! THANK YOU! We aren't even religious but the advice is so well done and the combo of the pair of them, works so well together! Great sound advice and now we have become happy patrons.
Keep doing what you're doing! We love you from Erie, PA!


Amdobbs4

Love it

I listened to probably 20 episodes in 3 days. I really liked them. It’s probably the best marriage podcast I’ve ever listened to because they act out what they teach while you listen. It makes marriage fun.


Steven Lockwood

Research based and heartfelt!

This podcast is one of several I consider as a part of my marriage mastermind group! Caleb brings the research, breaks it into easily digestible bites and Verlynda brings real life to discussions about marriage! I love the playful banter between them and always find something actionable with each episode. Thank you both for what you are doing!! I'll be joining you as a patron soon!


Kimberly F

Accurate and Encouraging!

I’m new to podcasts and to OYF but I cannot get enough of Caleb and Verlynda! Their wisdom and advice are well researched, calmly and openly expressed, and so very true! I began my search for podcasts to improve my marriage and family life and landed here. After my first listen I knew I would stick around. I found a few episodes specific to recent situations and struggles in my life and, once, was even brought to tears as I listened and recognized myself in a stage Caleb was describing. Thank you for the sound advice and information, for the tips and explanations provided in each episode. You are helping me process issues in myself and issues in my marriage and ways to restore and improve my relationship with my spouse. I cannot recommend this podcast enough!


Ladyheckler

Thank You!

Great podcast! I was looking for a marriage podcast and find the research very informative and interesting. Thanks for all the information! I already have used some of your tips and can tell they are making a difference!


MC in TX

Excellent Content with Cute Accents

I am a School Counselor and absolutely all things psychology! This is an excellent podcast! Caleb and Verlynda are such a fun team and they both bring insight and humor to all of the topics covered. I love the resources that go along with the podcasts so that my husband and I can have concrete strategies to work on! I also have a soft spot for Canadian accents as much of my family is from Nova Scotia:) Keep up the great work!


Robin from Boston

Invaluable across faiths

I was referred to this podcast by a friend who raved about its value because of the research and human aspect of hearing both hosts speak. I wholeheartedly agree with her. There are Christian references respecting the faith of the hosts that are well-used to complement the immense research and reinforce the skills and concepts of a strong marriage. Even as non-Christians (friend and I both) I find the entire content incredibly on-point as the concepts conveyed in the research and faith based examples are ones that are universally (in my opinion) fundamental to a strong and thriving marriage. Listen and decide for yourself. Hope this helps! Kudos on a great job.


Diners

I just can’t get enough!

Yes, that’s a chorus line from an 80s pop song. And it also may sound like the title of an episode addressing some type of addiction, but in the sense that I mean- well... maybe it actually is my own case of addiction... I might just be addicted to your podcast! So, can you do an episode on that issue? 😉 But seriously, I do feel like there aren’t enough hours in my day to be able to listen to all of the past episodes, while going back to re-listen and take notes on the countless episodes that seem written for me (or my spouse, or both of us).

I recently became a patron, so I now face another sense of overwhelming goodness- in the wealth of bonus material. I’m provided with so many helpful resources, like a filing cabinet overflowing with essential documents and evidence critical to solving a cold-case mystery (that’s the way my struggling marriage can often seem). Just when I’m ready to throw in the towel on persevering and putting in the hours to “crack the code”, another episode with key insights emerges from the filling cabinet.

Your efforts are clearly led and blessed by God. No doubt, He has used you, and continues to use you to help restore weak and, or failing marriages, as well as to positively impact the lives of individuals struggling with doubt and despair. I’m sure there are other wives like me (or perhaps husbands, too) who listen alone, in hopes that God will help us persevere in endlessly laboring for our marriage (which at times, may mean that we’re carrying this very heavy load uphill all alone).

Still, with God’s faithfulness, His loving right hand holding mine, and the tools that you provide through your podcast “lessons” and the bonus materials, I believe my marriage has a fighting chance. If I can get out of the way and let God lead me (submit to Him as He works on my character through this guidance), He can and will restore to me the joy of my marriage and renew it as one that brings Him glory. This is the hope that your podcast (and God’s Word) gives me!

Thank you both! Lifting up prayers of gratitude for your commitment to your mission!


Krisztina C