Rescue Your Love Life: Changing Those Dumb Attitudes and Behaviors That Will Sink Your Marriage [NOOK Book]

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This best-selling author duo comes to the aid of readers who are drowning in a sea of good intentions and misplaced priorities. Tackling self-examination, realistic explanations, healthy communication, and dealing with conflict and temptation, Rescue Your Love Life will show you how to build trust and intimacy in your marriage.
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Rescue Your Love Life: Changing Those Dumb Attitudes and Behaviors That Will Sink Your Marriage

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Overview

This best-selling author duo comes to the aid of readers who are drowning in a sea of good intentions and misplaced priorities. Tackling self-examination, realistic explanations, healthy communication, and dealing with conflict and temptation, Rescue Your Love Life will show you how to build trust and intimacy in your marriage.
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If your marriage is drowning in a sea of good intentions and misplaced priorities, faith-based clinical psychologists Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend are here with a couple-sized life preserver. Rescue Your Love Life offers 50 irresistible attitudes and behaviors designed to resuscitate any troubled relationship. As in God Will Make a Way and Boundaries, the authors use memorable examples illustrate their precepts.
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Reconnecting with your mate is the goal of this uneven guide by Cloud and Townsend, the authors of the million-selling Boundaries series on relationships. Here, they offer a comprehensive look at virtually every way a marriage can disconnect. They also provide tested and successful solutions to these problems as they address issues such as unreasonable expectations, personality differences, and problems with communication, trust, sex and conflict resolution. Their advice ranges from the obvious"Don't criticize or put down your mate" to seasoned counsel stemming from a deep understanding of how marriages really work (such as when they conclude that couples "must go through reality to get to love"). The book is refreshingly honest in its push to get couples to examine themselves closely and pinpoint problems, as well as create appropriate solutions. Its comprehensiveness, however, is also its weakness. Skimming the surface of the huge topic of marriage makes for limited ability to plumb the depths of specific problems and solutions. While this is an excellent primer for discovering marriage-ending troubles and taking beginning steps toward reconnecting, the deep work of repair must be found elsewhere, perhaps in the workbook that will be published simultaneously. (Sept.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418572235
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/6/2005
  • Sold by: THOMAS NELSON
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 338,598
  • File size: 611 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Henry Cloud is a popular speaker, psychologist, and cohost of the national radio program New Life Live! He is also the author of numerous award-winning and popular books, including God Will Make a Way and coauthored the million-selling Boundaries. He holds a doctorate in clinical psychology, is a husband and father, and maintains private practice in Southern California.

Dr. John Townsend,psychologist,speaker, and leadership coach,has been helping millions of people for over two decades.A visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary,he iscoauthor of the two-million-seller, Gold Medallion Award-winner Boundaries.

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