Seminar: Communicating With Your Spouse When Chronically Ill

Pam Farrel

Marriage can be difficult. Add into that the tension of a spouse living with a chronic illness and it’s a perfect storm for stress building. But you can find skills to help communication in marriage. What are some ways you can more effectively communicate with your spouse? How can you make sure each person feels as though they can share? How can you find a balance between what you share with your spouse that is helpful, versus what is overwhelming? How do men and women communicate differently? Pam addresses all of these and more and will leave you nodding in agreement, “Yep! That’s us!”

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About Pam Farrel

Pam Farrel is a challenger, cheerleader and coach. With her husband Bill, the Farrels are international speakers, and authors of over 35 books including best-selling Men Are Like Waffles–Women Are Like Spaghetti: Understanding and Delighting in Your Differences

They are relationship specialist and seek to help people become “Love-Wise” Pam has a heart for women, first as a mentor and youth pastor’s wife, then serving for 15+ years as Director of Women’s Ministry alongside her husband, Bill, a senior pastor. Now the Farrels speak full time for women, men, couples, singles, and families and are frequents guests on radio and TV.

Pam is also a sought after women’s speaker encouraging women from her books: Woman of Influence, Woman of Confidence, 10 Best Decisions a Woman Can Make, and Devotions for Women on the Go! Her newest are 52 Ways to Wow Your Husband, Raising a Modern Day Princess, 10 Secrets to Living Smart, Savvy and Strong, LOL with God, and Becoming a Brave New Woman.

Pam has experience as a radio show host, Director of Women, pastor’s wife, and mentor. She is also the founder and President of Seasoned Sisters, a ministry to women 40-65. (

A few of their books include: Single Men are like Waffles, Single Women are like Spaghetti, The Marriage Code, Red Hot Monogamy, Why Men and Women Act the Way They Do, Love, Honor and Forgive, and 10 Best Decisions a Parent Can Make, 10 Best Decisions a Single Can Make, and 10 Best Decisions a Couple Can Make (Harvest House).

Pam is a mentor to numerous authors and speakers, nurturing leaders through her Circle of Influence program. Pam is a busy conference speaker for women’s events including speaking for over 12,000 moms at Hearts at Home, and more intimate groups, like pastor’s wives or leadership events, business seminars, military wives, church women’s retreats and conference center venues.

Both Bill and Pam travel globally to encourage audiences, together as well as solo, most recently to Singapore, Canada, Korea, Mexico, and Germany. They have been happily married for 32 years and are parents to three children, and two sons are married so their family now includes two daughters-in-laws and two small granddaughters and a new grandson. The Farrels live in San Diego, CA.

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Some of Pam’s books: Woman of Influence: Ten Traits of Those Who Want to Make a Difference, Woman of Confidence: Step into God’s Adventure for Your Life, 10 Best Decisions a Woman Can Make, and Devotions for Women on the Go! Her newest are 52 Ways to Wow Your Husband: How to Put a Smile on His Face, Raising a Modern-Day Princess, 10 Secrets to Living Smart, Savvy, and Strong, LOL with God: Devotional Messages of Hope & Humor for Women, Becoming a Brave New Woman: Step into God’s Adventure for You.


  1. says

    Fantastic communication tips!
    Even though I have severe chronic pain I’ve made the decision to put my marriage first!
    My husband rocks!
    Thank you for sharing your experiences. I pray all is well.


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