The Marriage App

Author: Paul Friesen
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1936907062
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Ever thought your marriage could be wonderful if only your spouse would change? In The Marriage App, you’ll learn that if you love sacrificially, you’ll experience greater joy yourself and as a couple. By giving the “irony of intimacy” a chance, your marriage can be transformed. We were all created by God to experience intimacy in life, and the fullest human expression of that in marriage. But it requires a team effort; pursuing individual agendas does not accomplish the happiness we long for. The Marriage App explores a counter-intuitive approach to marriage. As you follow the ten principles laid out in this book, you will unlock the irony of intimacy and experience true joy and fulfillment in your marriage relationship.

Close Calls

Author: David Carder
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802479815
Size: 78.22 MB
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Never say never; because just when you think your marriage is safe from adultery is when you may be the most vulnerable. Dave Carder, counselor, author of the bestselling Torn Asunder (100,000 in print), and a sought-after expert on issues of adultery. Now, with eye-opening stories, clinical insights, and up-to-date data, he reveals what adulterers learned the hard way- and want the rest of us to know. For example, every spouse has a "Dangerous Partner Profile" of the kind of person who tempts them. Close Calls should be on every church leader's and marriage counselor's required reading list. Includes charts and assessments.

What Is This Thing Called Love

Author: William Glasser
Publisher: William Glasser MD
ISBN: 9780967844404
Size: 47.69 MB
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This empowering book offers hundreds, potentially thousands of women and men an unmistakably profound message that they can use to implement positive change in their personal relationships immediately and forever. It is delivered in a simple, narrative story that is warm and immediately engaging, (and not text bookish at all). It is a perfect gift for the ones we love.I, like so many others, shop in your store again and again because we know we will find that special and unique gift for our loved ones. What Is This Thing Called Love is just such a gift item and I believe it has great revenue potential as well.As you will note from the accompanying materials, Dr. Glasser is highly visible around the world in the areas of education and psychology/personal growth, and has been successfully published numerous times.

Three Secrets To Holiness In Marriage

Author: Dan DeMatte
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
ISBN: 1594718008
Size: 66.38 MB
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The ultimate goal for the Christian life is heaven, but what path should a couple take to get there? Dan and Amber DeMatte, who have worked together in youth and family ministry for more than fifteen years, believe it’s holiness—living as Jesus did. Giving and receiving love and living for the sake of others—especially your spouse and children—will help you achieve holiness, the DeMattes say. You can even find holiness in the everyday tasks of marriage and family life such as doing the dishes, changing diapers, and cleaning up messes. In The Three Secrets to Holiness in Marriage, the DeMattes walk you through a thirty-three -day retreat that culminates in consecrating your marriage to Christ. They will help you achieve perfect love for each other, your family, and God by incorporating the virtues of poverty, chastity, and obedience into your life. This retreat will help you fall deeper in love with Christ, your spouse and children, and the world God calls you to serve. Each chapter includes discussion questions and a prayer for couples.

Not Your Parents Marriage

Author: Jerome Daley
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 0307550664
Size: 43.59 MB
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Find God’s Unique Shape for Your Marriage It’s not just the two of you and God. The truth is, you bring your family into your relationship in more ways than you realize. Yet God has plans for your marriage that differ from the expectations of your parents’ generation. Looking at the past, how do you know what to jettison and what to keep as your own? Jerome and Kellie Daley have wrestled with the tough questions about which spouse is responsible for what and why, how last night’s fight could help you love each other more, and what it really means to leave your parents and become full partners in marriage. As you practice the freeing biblical truths about marriage, you discover that many of the practicalities that worked for previous generations are a poor fit in your relationship. Not Your Parents’ Marriage examines God’s dreams for marriage today, based on the scriptures and including honest dialog, fun questionnaires, and space for journaling. It’s time to honor what God has done in the past while unlocking the creativity and passion that are unique to your relationship. Whether you are engaged, married, or somewhere on the way, God wants to do a new thing in your relationship. Are you ready to experience it? Includes discussion questions for couples or groups. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Sacred Cows

Author: Danielle Teller
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1626813590
Size: 58.16 MB
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Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x] and Danielle Teller is a physician specializing in the fields of intensive care and lung medicine. Together, they bring a fresh and startling perspective on marriage and divorce in SACRED COWS. Drs. Astro and Danielle Teller know better than most that finding the right partner in life doesn’t always happen the first time around. Through their own divorces they learned how widely held cultural assumptions and misinformation that nobody thinks to question—what they refer to as “sacred cows”—create unnecessary heartache for people who are already suffering through a terrible time. Do you think, for example, that the divorce rate in the United States is rising? Or that children are harmed by divorce? Most people do, but it turns out that neither of these notions is supported by the data. Combining the rigor that has established them as leaders in their respective fields along with a dose of good-natured humor, the Tellers ask readers to take a fresh look at seven common sacred cows: the Holy Cow, the Expert Cow, the Selfish Cow, the Defective Cow, the Innocent Victim Cow, the One True Cow, and the Other Cow. This is not a book that is “for” marriage or “for” divorce, but “for” the freedom to decide how to live most honestly and happily either as part of a couple or a single person. In the same way that Esther Perel’s bestselling MATING IN CAPTIVITY gave couples a fresh perspective on their married life, so SACRED COWS invites readers to question assumptions and conventional wisdom. It offers a smart, insightful, and sympathetic view for those in a marital crisis, marriage counsellors, or anyone looking to gain a fresh perspective on one of our most cherished and misunderstood institutions.

Keys Of Truth

Author: Cristie Penn
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1682229513
Size: 59.30 MB
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The enemy has lied to us, and we are frustrated, confused, and exhausted. Many men don’t think women want them, yet they are wired by God to need to provide for and protect females. Often women are afraid to admit they want and need male masculinity in their lives and are exhausted and aching for the provision and protection men were created to extend to them. God wants to offer freedom to both genders by offering understanding so we can courageously take our positions and thrive! Take a journey with Cristie Penn as she transparently describes how a misunderstanding of her position almost wrecked her marriage and family. Cristie explains in simple terms the keys of truth God taught her and how she and her husband used them to turn frustration and bitterness into understanding, love, and respect. Learn how to partner with God by courageously taking your position with and for the opposite gender in your life. No matter the age or stage of life you’re in, this book will help you discover how to walk freely and confidently in the position God created you for!

Getting The Love You Want

Author: Harville Hendrix
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805068955
Size: 57.89 MB
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A marriage therapist and pastoral counselor explains that most of the feelings of receiving inadequate love come from unresolved childhood conflicts and describes how adults can learn to flourish as loving and loved people, in a new edition of the best-selling handbook. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

The Hidden Brain

Author: Shankar Vedantam
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 9781588369390
Size: 47.65 MB
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The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned defendant, to hire the thin woman but pay her less than the man doing the same job. It can direct us to safety when disaster strikes and move us to extraordinary acts of altruism. But it can also be manipulated to turn an ordinary person into a suicide terrorist or a group of bystanders into a mob. In a series of compulsively readable narratives, Shankar Vedantam journeys through the latest discoveries in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral science to uncover the darkest corner of our minds and its decisive impact on the choices we make as individuals and as a society. Filled with fascinating characters, dramatic storytelling, and cutting-edge science, this is an engrossing exploration of the secrets our brains keep from us—and how they are revealed.

Unlock The Mystery Of Love Guide To A Healthy Romance

Author: Donna E. Knight
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1483482944
Size: 27.23 MB
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Men and women believe their mate is going to come prepackaged in perfection of love. However, this theory is far from the truth. It takes a conscious effort to build a solid foundation in any relationship and maintain the true essence of love. Donna Knight, founder of a nonprofit girl empowerment network, is a passionate advocate for love. While leading single love seekers on a journey of self-evaluation and exploration, she utilizes facts, case studies, Christian and New Age spirituality concepts, and personal commentary to analyze why and how we love; examine why marriage is misunderstood; and provide hope that it is possible to create lasting love within a fulfilling romantic relationship. Through it all, Knight teaches that we hold the power within ourselves to create the reality we want, not just in life but also in our relationships. Unlock the Mystery of Love provides step-by-step guidance that helps single people attain their relationship goals and find the kind of love that lasts a lifetime.