Desperate Marriages: Moving Toward Hope and Healing in Your Relationship

Front Cover
Moody Publishers, Sep 1, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
5 Reviews
Countless couples today face major marital struggles. Dr. Gary Chapman communicates genuine hope for every marriage- even for those with deeply rooted wounds. Chapman provides positive steps for dealing with spouses who are:
  • Workaholics
  • Controlling
  • Uncommunicative
  • Physically, verbally, or sexually abusive
  • Unfaithful
  • Alcoholic or drug-abusing
  • Depressed
  • Irresponsible

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

User Review  - Dana Fehr -

This book has a chapter for irresponsible spouses, alcoholic spouses, abusive spouses, sex addicts, etc. If your marriage has one of these problems, you are going to need a whole lot more than one chapter of pop psychology to fix it. Save your money. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - PastorBob - LibraryThing

Gary Chapman has a spectacular ability to bring together Christian ethics, pastoral heart, and practical advice. As a basic guide for people in difficult situations, Chapman advises what he calls ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2008)

GARY CHAPMAN--author, speaker, counselor--has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the #1 bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information visit his website at

Bibliographic information