It combines information with practical relationship exercises, which all good relationship books should!Here’s what Fredrich Nietzsche said about unhappy marriages: “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” If you’re not treating your partner like a friend (with respect, love, generosity, honesty, acceptance, unselfishness, etc), then you’re weakening the foundation of your relationship.
True love is willing to wait and patiently allow the relationship to grow in God’s timing.
Holiness is setting a greater standard than that of the flesh or the world.
Couples in loving relationships can learn to reconcile their differences – and even survive a physical or emotional affair without anger or bitterness.
Gottman’s four decades of research with thousands of couples, our workshops are designed for couples of every age, ability, and orientation.
Whether your communication style values quality time, words of encouragement, giving of gifts, acts of service, or physical touch, the book instructs you in becoming fluent in all five languages of love.
Any relationship that is built on the foundation of God’s word offers a great opportunity for growth.Those who have taken to heart even one or two of these principles have told me that it has had a dramatically positive effect on their life, and has helped immensely in the process of controlling their negative sexual habits and impulses.It’s easy to give Jesus priority status when there’s no competition.He needs to stay central for us regardless of whether we’re single, dating, or married.Relationships flourish when Jesus and His kingdom are the priority of both people, but falter when they aren’t.Discover our popular relationship books and other resources for couples, including the New York Times bestseller The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work that has sold over one million copies in more than a dozen languages.