Robert S. Paul, MS, is the vice president of the Focus on the Family Marriage Institute and the primary architect of the Hope Restored marriage intensive programs. He is a licensed professional counselor with over 30 years of experience and is an international speaker. He has bachelor's degrees in both Biblical Studies and Psychology from Evangel University, a master's degree in Counseling from Georgia State University, and a diploma in Christian Counseling from Psychological Studies Institute. He has co-authored six books including the DNA of Relationships with Gary and Greg Smalley, and more recently 9 Lies That Will Destroy Your Marriage. Robert and his wife, Jenni, have been married over 42 years and have four children and six grandchildren.