While the majority of the hundreds of sessions at the Smart Marriages conference prepare couples to build
strong marriages and avoid infidelity, the sessions listed here are specifically targeted
to sex and infidelity issues.

These workshops & Keynotes will be recorded live at the
14th Annual 2010 Smart Marriages Conference and will be available on
DVD, CD or MP3 at 800-241-7785 or at
http://www.iplaybacksmartmarriages.com

Audio: CD or MP3/Ipod downloads $15.95 each.
Video DVDs are available of all Keynote sessions
- $29.95


KEYNOTES:

P-5 Saturday, July 10, 8:30am
Love in the Time of Twitter
Pat Love, EdD
When is tweeting cheating? When is texting sexting? To safeguard your
marriage you've got to know the risks and rules of cyberspace. It's all in
your mind – until it isn't. Come learn how to "mind your marriage" and use
the new social medium to strengthen, not strain your relationship.
Porn Addiction
Mark Laaser, PhD, MDiv
Pornography, particularly on the Internet, is an epidemic that is destroying
lives and marriages.  Understand the factors that can lead to pornography
becoming an addiction; and strategies to help couples recover and to prevent
relapse.

P-8 Saturday Night Live, July 10, 7:30pm
Venus on Fire, Mars on Ice
John Gray, PhD
Our marriages can only be as good as we feel!
Learn how to help couples tune-up and get their
engergy and their love up where it belongs.  

P-9 Sunday, July 11, 8:30am
Erotic Intelligence
Esther Perel, MA
This provocative new take on intimacy and sex grapples with the obstacles
and anxieties that arise when our quest for secure love conflicts with our
pursuit of passion. Explore the paradoxical relation of domesticity and eroticism,
challenge the inevitable sexual decline and boredom, introduce innovative strategies to
restore sexual aliveness. Help couples sustain desire over the long haul
while respecting needs for safety and stability.

Training Institutes highly intensive, skills-focused - will not be recorded. 

115 Two Days - Wednesday & Thursday, July 7 & 8
Torn Asunder & Close Calls: Mending & Preventing Infidelity
(Subtitle: DRUNK WITH LOVE: Infatuation, Emotional Affairs, and Sleeping Around)
Dave Carder, MA
Qualify as an instructor to teach two programs Torn Asunder & Close Calls with a structure
to stabilize marriages in the first critical 90 days; differentiate types of infidelity; start forgiveness
and trust building; and to help others avoid the slippery slope. $100 spouse discount. 
Click for more information:http://www.smartmarriages.com/carder.html

910 One Day - Monday, July 12
Paradoxes of Desire
Esther Perel, MA
Why does great sex so often fade for couples who continue to love each other
as much as ever? Why does good intimacy not guarantee good sex? Can we want
what we already have? Why does the transition to parenthood so often spell
erotic disaster in couples? Why is the forbidden so erotic? When you love,
how does it feel, and when you desire, how is it different?
Click for more information: http://www.smartmarriages.com/perel.html

911 One Day - Monday, July 12
Working with Couples and Sexual Addiction
Mark Laaser, PhD, MDiv
Learn crucial tools for working with couples that are dealing with the pain of sexual addiction.
Recognize the symptoms and develop a recovery plan for the addict, spouse and couple.
$50 spouse discount. Click for more information:http://www.smartmarriages.com/laaser.html

WORKSHOPS: July 9 - 11th, each 90 mins long.

208
The Future of Monogamy
Peggy Vaughan
It's time to tackle the patterns of serial marriage
and serial/temporary monogamy that threaten to
make long-term marriage almost obsolete. Q & A
about affairs, monogamy and future strategies.
 
213
Sex and Romance in the Biblical Marriage – TOOB
Hon Jim Sheridan, JD, MBA
Scripture describes marriage as a relationship
between equals filled with passion and love. Learn
how to put this into practice with disagreements,
sex, and the realities of lifelong marriage.

307
Hot Monogamy: The Sexy Brain
Pat Love, EdD
A sexy brain is not only the cure for the lazy libido but
it's all you need to create an exciting love life. Come
learn the basics – as well as the secrets of sexually
satisfied couples.
 
308
Affairs: Step-by-Step to Recovery
Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW
There isn’t one right approach, but it helps to have a
map of the territory. How much disclosure? What should
you do when the affair is on-going? Learn a flexible
approach that works!
 
407
Ecstasy Without Guilt
Joe Beam
Understand the inherent causes of “low” and “no”
sex marriages and an approach to help more
“conservative” couples find excitement and fulfillment.
 
408
Beyond Affairs: Prevention and Recovery
Anne and Brian Bercht
Learn how to establish a BAN peer-to-peer
support system for betrayed spouses in your
community – designed to enhance any
affair-recovery program. 2008 Impact
Award Recipient.


507
Internet Sex Addiction
Mark Laaser, PhD, MDiv
Porn, the #1 seller on the internet, has become
extremely damaging to marriage. Learn to
recognize the symptoms and to prevent and
help overcome addiction to internet sex.

508
Torn Asunder: Mending Infidelity – TOOB
Dave Carder, MA
This model provides a structure to stabilize
marriages in the crucial first 90 days; skills to
differentiate types of infidelity and to start
forgiveness and trust building; plus homework.
 
601***
Married Sex for Men
Michael Metz, PhD, Barry McCarthy, PhD
Ten things men need to know to deal with
the common problems – low desire, porn
addiction, erectile dysfunction, premature
ejaculation – to build a healthy, pleasurable
sex life.
 
608
Healing From Affairs
Anne and Brian Bercht
Based on a 3-day intensive weekend for couples
in affair-recovery, this program outlines
key steps to healing a marriage – designed and
presented by a couple who has been there.
 

707
Blending Sexual Meanings
Michael Metz, PhD
Heal couples fractured due to problems with male
sexuality: porn, strip clubs, etc. by integrating
sexual meaning more deeply into the marriage
to strengthen cohesion and promote intimacy.
 
708
The Four Axis of Infidelity
Rick Reynolds, MSW, MPA
Assessment of the four axis of infidelity along with
analysis of the martial power structure and infidelity
type allows for a development of couple-specific,
targeted, successful treatment. 
 
807
Marital Sex As it Ought to Be
Barry McCarthy, PhD
When it's good, it’s great. When it's bad or
non-existent, it's a bummer. Learn what it takes
to have great marital sex – intimate and erotic –
and how to prevent and resolve sexual problems.
 
808
Close Calls: Avoiding Adultery
Dave Carder, MA
Advice from thousands of adulterers help us
identify our own high risk situations and
“Dangerous Partner Profiles” and provides
ideas for using Close Call experiences to actually
strengthen marital intimacy.
 
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
13th Annual 2009 Smart Marriages Conference and are available on
DVD, CD or MP3 at 800-241-7785 or at
http://www.iplaybacksmartmarriages.com

Audio: CD or MP3/Ipod downloads $15.95 each.
Video DVDs are available of all Keynote sessions
- $29.95

KEYNOTES:

B-Thurs, July 9, 7pm
BANQUET Keynote
Mars and Venus in the Bedroom
John Gray, PhD
Sex is not just about physical attraction – it's also about knowledge, communication,
understanding, and health. Learn how to help couples communicate their
sexual needs in a romantic but effective ways and how to have satisfying sex in
long-term, monogamous relationships. Adults only.


P-5 Fri, July 10, 8:30am
Mating in Captivity
Esther Perel, MA
This provocative new take on intimacy and sex grapples with the obstacles
and anxieties that arise when our quest for secure love conflicts with our
pursuit of passion.Explore the paradoxical relation of domesticity and eroticism,
challenge the inevitable sexual decline and boredom, introduce innovative strategies to
restore sexual aliveness.Help couples sustain desire over the long haul
while respecting needs for safety and stability by presenting

Couples Sexual Styles

Barry McCarthy, PhD
When it's good, it’s great. When it's bad or non-existent, it's a bummer.
Learn what it takes to have great marital sex – intimate and erotic – and
how helping couples understand the concept and basics of Sexual Styles
can prevent and resolve sexual problems.
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P-6 Fri, July 10, 12 noon
Lunch Plenary
Infidelity Busting
Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW
Although infidelity does not have to be a marital deal breaker, it is unquestionably
the biggest challenge millions of couples face each year.  Unfortunately, time
alone is not the great healer. Learn a step-by-step, no-nonsense, proactive process
for helping even 11th-hour couples heal from infidelity.

Close Calls
Dave Carder, MA
Advice from thousands of adulterers helps couples identify their
own high risk situations and “Dangerous Partner Profiles”
and provides ideas for using Close Call experiences to actually
strengthen marital intimacy.


WORKSHOPS:
201
Infidelity – and Forgiveness?
Janis Spring, PhD
It takes two. Teach partners the intimate dance
of taking responsibility, experiencing heartfelt
apology, letting go of pain, and learning the lessons
that will help them repair and grow.

408
Rethinking Infidelity
Esther Perel, MA
Explore the meanings of affairs (past, present, fantasized or real)
and the complexities of marriage, sex, and monogamy as you help
couples rebuild trust and intimacy and turn crisis into opportunity.

501
Untangling The Web of Jealousy
Lori Gordon, PhD
Jealousy highjacks our thinking brain, causes developmental
regression, and destroys love. Use the unique insights of the
PAIRS Jealousy Loop & Tool Kit to tame the green-eyed monster.

508
Rebuilding Intimacy After An Affair
Doug Snyder, PhD
This 3-stage approach helps couples contain turmoil, understand
the factors contributing to the affair and impeding recovery, and
take specific steps toward individual and relationship health.


711
Infertility: Hope and Healing
Montse Casado-Kehoe, PhD
Infertility can devastate and destroy a marriage. Help couples
understand and manage the emotional, financial, spiritual,
psychological, and sexual stress, conflict, and decision making.  


The sessions below were recorded live at the
12th Annual 2008 Smart Marriages Conference and are available
on CD or MP3 at 800-241-7785 or at
http://www.iplaybacksmartmarriages.com

Audio: CD or MP3/Ipod downloads $15.95 each.
Video DVDs are available of all Keynote sessions
- $29.95

758-004 Thurs, July 3, 4pm - Keynote
The Sex-Starved Wife
Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW
Low desire in husbands is one of America's best kept secrets. A recent survey
busts this myth, sheds light on what really goes on in the bedroom, and helps us
help couples bridge the desire gap.

758-301
Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence
Esther Perel, MA
Explore the paradoxical relation of domesticity and sexual desire
– when security needs clash with our pursuit of passion. Help
couples sustain desire over the long haul while respecting
needs for safety and stability.



Each of the sessions listed below will be recorded live at the
11th Annual 2007 Smart Marriages Denver Conference and available on
CD or MP3 at 800-241-7785 or at
http://www.iplaybacksmartmarriages.com

Audio: CD or MP3/Ipod downloads $15.95 each.
Video DVDs are available of all Keynote sessions
- $29.95

757-602
Rekindling Desire
Barry McCarthy, PhD
One in five marriages is non-sexual, i.e., have sex less than 10 times a year.
Specific exercises bridge the cycles of avoidance and self-consciousness and
reestablish desire. Case illustrations.

757-704
The #1 Key to Incredible Sex
Mark Gungor
Learn a humorous and incredibly effective approach to understanding the
misinformation that kills off sex and passion, and how to turn things around.

757-308
Affairproofing Marriage
Frank Pittman, MD, Tina Pittman Wagers, MSW, PsyD
Teach behaviors like honesty, intimacy, equality, and
manners to steer people away from the enemies of monogamy:
narcissism, romanticism, and hanging out with people who
have the habits and attitudes of chimpanzees.

757-508
Affairs: Step-by-Step to Recovery
Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW
There isn’t one right approach, but it helps to have a map
of the territory. How much disclosure? When? Moratoriums?
Why? Learn a flexible, adaptable structure that helps.

757-608
Staying Together When Affairs Pull You Apart
Stephen Judah, PhD
21 steps facilitate resolution through revelation, crisis,
realignment, rebuilding, and flourishing using skill-building
for character development, communication, conflict resolution,
and calling.

757-708
Infidelity: Healing Broken Hearts
Rob Scuka, PhD
Understand the challenges and learn how the Relationship
Enhancement (RE) program’s deep empathy and dialogue
processes can help couples heal from the trauma of infidelity.

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Each session below was recorded live at the
Annual 2006 Smart Marriages Conference and is available on
CD or MP3 at 800-241-7785 or at
http://www.iplaybacksmartmarriages.com

Audio: CD or MP3/Ipod downloads $15.95 each.
Video DVDs are available of all Keynote sessions
- $29.95

756-P5
KEYNOTE: Porn Addiction - DVD, CD, MP3
Mark Laaser, PhD, MDiv
Porn has become the #1 seller on the internet and extremely damaging to marriage.
Learn to recognize the symptoms and to prevent and help overcome addiction to internet sex.

756-801 Masters Session - DVD, CD, MP3
The Number One Key to Incredible Sex
Mark Gungor
Learn a humorous and incredibly effective approach to
understanding the misinformation that kills off sex and
passion, and how to turn things around.

756-714
Love and Sex Addiction
Jon Marsh, Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW
12-steps is not for everyone. Learn how to use the skills
and value-based PRIDE recovery model for transitioning
couples from traumatic discovery of a love/sex addiction
to healthy partnership.


755-009 (Keynote)
Hot Monogamy - Pat Love, EdD, keynote
(also available on video DVD) 
Passion is primary divorce prevention.  The fact that 80% of
couples who divorce say they "grew apart" explains why passionate,
engaged partners stay together.  Learn how to energize marriage
and protect it against passion poverty.

755-807 - Master Workshop
Keeping Love and Sex Alive (also available on video DVD) 
Michele Weiner-Davis, MSW
Learn the top tricks from America's #1 Divorce Buster for making
your marriage and sex life all that it can be.  You'll leave energized,
enthusiastic and empowered. Attend alone or with your partner.



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