Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires, the Respect He Desperately Needs

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Harper Collins, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 324 pages
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A Marriage Book with a Difference!
A Revolutionary Message"I've been married 35 years and have not heard this taught."
  • "This is the key that I have been missing."
  • "You connected all the dots for me."
  • "As a counselor, I have never been so excited about any material."
  • "You're on to something huge here."
A Simple MessageA wife has one driving need-to feel loved. When that need is met, she is happy.A husband has one driving need-to feel respected. When that need is met, he is happy.When either of these needs isn't met, things get crazy. Love and Respectreveals why spouses react negatively to each other, and how they can deal withsuch conflict quickly, easily, and biblically.
A Message That WorksBased on over three decades of counseling, as well as scientific and biblicalresearch, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs and his wife, Sarah, have already taken the Loveand Respect message across America and are changing the way couples talk to, thinkabout, and treat each other. What do you want for your marriage? Want somepeace? Want to feel close? Want to feel valued? Want to experience marriage theway God intended? Then why not try some Love and Respect.

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Review: Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires, the Respect He Desperately Needs

User Review  - Kc -

As a book that is supposed to help the needs of a failing or falling apart marriage, it was way too long to be helpful considering the time a parent actially has in a day to read. I could have summed ... Read full review

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User Review  - MBF -

I've been married 41 years--35 years as a believer, and this book helped me understand what's been going on in our marriage for so long that created distance in our relationship. It's worth the investment in time and dollars... Read full review

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A Lexicon of Love and Respect Reminders of What to Say Do or Think to Practice Love and Respect in Your Marriage
Personal Love and Respect Inventory for Husbands and Wives
How to Ask Your Mate to Meet Your Needs
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Emerson Eggerichs, PhD, isnbsp;an internationally known communication expert and author of the New York Times bestseller Love & Respect .nbsp; Just as Dr. Eggerichs transformed millions of marital relationships with a biblical understanding of love and respect, he also turned these principles to one of the most important relationships of all in Mother & Son:nbsp; The Respect Effect .nbsp; As a communication expert, Emerson has also spoken to groups such as the NFL, NBA, PGA, US Navy SEALs and members of Congress. He was the senior pastor of Trinity Church in East Lansing, Michigan for almost twenty years.nbsp; Emerson holds a PhD in child and family ecology from Michigan State University, a BA in Biblical Studies from Wheaton College, an MA in communications from Wheaton College Graduate School, and an MDiv from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. He and his wife Sarah have been married since 1973 and have three adult children. nbsp;

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