Enhance the Romance, Intimacy and Communication in Your Marriage
From Focus on the Family magazine comes a light-hearted, yet practical, collection of articles and excerpts on reinforcing your marriage relationship. Growing a Healthy Marriage gives you solid advice from respected family experts like: ~Dr. James Dobson ~Gary Bauer ~Ron Blue ~Emilie Barnes ~Zig Ziglar ~John Trent ~Gary Smalley ~Jean Lush ~Patsy Clairmont ~Dennis Rainey ~ Brenda Hunter
Keeping Your Marriage Alive and Passionate after the Honeymoon Years are Over.
Remember how your heart raced the first time he called you on the phone? The way you could spend hours talking about nothing at all? And all the little things you used to say and do, just because you were constantly thinking of each other? It's those little things, the signs of thoughtfulness, that create the special and elusive feeling of romance. And in Holding on to Romance, you'll see how you can recapture that feeling in your marriage.
If there are two ways to do anything, my wife will surely choose one way as naturally as I choose the other.
Once the honeymoon's over, many husbands and wives are shocked to discover how different they are! Traits that seemed appealing before the wedding suddenly become stress points in daily life. In this fascinating resource formerly titled Opposites Attract, LaHaye explores the four basic personality types and provides tools for turning personal differences into marriage-enriching experiences.
This book is dedicated to chosen men, mighty men of valor, who pursue God fearlessly, relentlessly, totally.
God is still looking for men who have the character and courage to stand in the gap. And the good news is He's finding some. If the desire of your heart is to be a man whom God can trust, if you want practical help in how to grow as a lover, leader, protector, worshiper, priest, provider, counselour, disciplinarian, and encourager, then this book is for you.
Firstborn? Middle Child? Only Child? Baby? Where Do Your Children End Up In The Blended Family?
"When you bring two families together, you can he guaranteed some Armageddon evenings," says Dr. Kevin Leman. "When these families unite, they don't blend, they collide! The principles in this book will help you wage the battle of blending your family — and come up not only a survivor but a winner!"
If You Only Had One Hour To Save A Marriage, What Would You Do?
Here is a proven resource that is being used by professional counselors, pastors, lay counselors and students nationwide. Dr. H. Norman Wright lays out solid, practical, biblical steps that will help you develop a highly effective, focused and solution driven approach to marriage counseling. This is a book you'll want to keep close to your desk as a ready reference.
Creating a safe haven for each other in a marriage can enable a couple to weather any storm.
Yet that accomplishment is certainly easier said than done. Psychologists Arch Hart, Ph.D, and Sharon Hart Morris, Ph.D., present a detailed blueprint for establishing a marital safe haven so that couples can count on each other and avoid criticizing, blaming and shutting out their partners during tough times. Based on a new therapeutic approach that involves establishing a feeling of "safety," out of which commitment and the other necessary elements of a lasting and fulfilling relationship can grow.
Tender Love speaks to the committed couple who want to remain faithful and may need reinforcement from God's Word to overcome the obstacles and distractions to purity. It also speaks to anyone trying to understand and help others, especially to young people struggling with their own sexuality. Gripping case histories chronicle the lifelong learning processes of individuals who have learned the beauty or the destructive potential of sex. The mystery and wonder of sex point to an imaginative and relational Creator-God and remind us that sexual intimacy is meant as a gift, not an idol.
One of the most powerful relationships experienced by a man is with his mother. She was the first to nurture him, love him and comfort him at his entrance into this world. And her influence continues into adulthood- shaping his decisions, his career and his family relationships.
An excellent resource for mothers, sons, daughters-in-law or counsellors. Couples learn practical ways to establish healthy boundaries with relatives and in-laws ; mothers learn to lay the groundwork to help their sons grow to become healthy men, husbands and fathers.
The Secrets Of A Lasting Marriage will give you a vision and a plan for how you can keep love alive, even if you feel you and your spouse have drifted apart. You'll learn specific things to do and say that can reignite a love that is fading, or reinforce a love that is still going strong. Enjoy your mate for a lifetime. Learn the secrets of a lasting marriage.
Protect your most precious relationship—so that you might be one of those couples who will look back and smile on the many wonderful years God will have given you, together.
"Every attempt to help people must first begin with an effort to understand people. And the only fully reliable source of information on that topic is the Bible. Understanding People presents the foundation for the rest of my thinking and may, therefore, be my most significant book to date." — Dr. Larry Crabb
Whether the communication doors in your marriage are swinging freely, slightly ajar, or rusted shut...here's a set of keys for keeping them open! We Need to Talk provides a set of practical, usable communication keys to develop a closer, more vital relationship. Sensitively written, (and home tested!) by a husband and wife team, this book is full of honest help and practical exercises to help your marriage communication.
What a Woman Can Do When Her Husband Comes "Unglued" in Mid-Life
Your husband's mid-life crisis may cause you some of the greatest stress you have ever experienced. You will be shocked to see him question values and choices you thought had been settled long ago. You will have trouble understanding why he is so taken up with his aging. When he accuses you of being the cause of his problems or gives you the cold, silent treatment, you will feel rejected and misunderstood.
Find out what you can do to help you husband through this most difficult of times.