Millions of readers credit t Married more than 45 years to Karolyn, Dr. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. You never intended it to be miserable. I appreciate the fact that he says I can change myself but not my husband, and that one-sided change can work change in the marriage. Call us at 1-855-876-6195 or. .
He addresses very hard topics. In all but two of the stories the partners are reconciled and the marriage is successful and happy. Loving Your Spouse outlines six realities which form the basis of a plan-of-action for every marriage. There were helpful things and I think if you apply these suggestions early enough in a marriage that they might work. I have some Biblical Soul Care background and I found myself wishing there was more biblical response included.
Best book on marriage I have ever read. You can change your cookie settings through your browser. Some of the couples he counseled ended up divorcing. A prayer: You have a standing invitation to each week as we pray for marriages and families. I appreciate that he emphasizes the importance of understanding the root of negative or unwanted behaviors, and how he uses stories from other couples who've taken different approaches to specific scenarios. I think almost every marriage difficulty is covered with such wisdom in this book. I requested Loving Your Spouse because I have a few people in my life who are struggling with whether or not to keep going in their marriage.
Negativity is a feedback loop. Simply enter your email address here. Another amazing read by one of my very favorite authors! I have tested some myself and they do work. You just might offer the hope they are desperately seeking. This book will not heal your marriage or solve your problems, but it may help to identify what is the cause and guide you to help if you are prepared to open up and work hard.
My Review: When you sign on the dotted line and get married, I don't think anyone intends on it going badly. Negativity is a feedback loop. You will be charged an amount very close to the price displayed, depending on the exchange rate of your credit card at the time it processes the charges and any fees they may assess. You never intended it to be miserable. Years ago, a friend shared this illustration with me: Suppose that a husband and wife are back-to-back in conflict.
His tone is firm yet compassionate, which is what you need to hear when your marriage problems are tough. If I had had it when I was struggling the most in my marriage, it would have given me the hope and help I was desperately seeking from others who could not understand. Do you feel desperate for real help in your difficult marriage? Usually, it involves tough love and insisting on counseling. The irresponsible spouse ; The workaholic spouse ; The depressed spouse -- Abusive spouses. This book is a reflection of those beliefs and if you are unable to accept or tolerate those belief systems, this book is probably not for you. Gary Chapman is just the man to turn to for help on improving or healing our most important relationships. Readers are able to see how to set positive boundaries that can influence the relationship towards healing.
He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Karolyn. You can, however, make wise choices. But he believes, through his own experience in counseling, research in the field, and sound moral principals, that there is hope for the hardest of marriages. See our for more information. Tough love is no less love. Let me know if you would like us to pray for you by name.