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  • Gary Chapman

    From america’s favorite marriage expert: “Could it be that what we have called ‘love’ is not love at all? Could it be that for most couples, love comes after the wedding...?” —Gary Chapman in The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted.  But how does love grow? Respected marriage counselor Gary Chapman, author of the New York Times best-seller The Five Love Languages, looks at the key issues that will help you build the marriage you’ve always wanted , answering such real-life questions as... Why won’t they change? Why do we always fight about chores? Why should we have to work at sex? In the warm, practical style that has endeared him to...read more

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    A relative makes a tactless comment about your child’s weight. The guy behind you on the expressway follows too closely. Your wife lets the gas tank go down to empty . . . again.  Life is full of frustrations—some big, some little. And while you might not be ready to blow, it’s easy to grow bitter and angry in the wake of disappointment, hurt, rejection, and embarrassment. Anger is a reality of life. But it doesn’t have to control your life. And in fact, anger can be used for good—and can even change the world! In Anger: Handling a Powerful Emotion in a Healthy Way, the revised and updated edition of The Other Side of Love, Dr. Gary Chapman offers...read more

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    Each day involves countless interactions with others–not only among family and friends but also with neighbors, coworkers, even telephone solicitors. An attitude of love may ot be your top priority in some of these encounters. But what if the ancient maxim “love your neighbor as yourself” applied to everyone, including those you meet in the most ordinary circumstances? By giving love, instead of grabbing for it, you’ll become the person others want to love in return, no matter what their role in your life. Relationship expert Dr. Gary Chapman applies the seven characteristics of authentic love to family life, friendship, the workplace, and beyond. Eye-opening...read more

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    Simple ideas, lasting love. Between busy schedules and long days, expressing love can fall by the wayside. We forget to compliment, to give gifts “just because,” to linger in an embrace. The things that say “I love you” seem to either not get said or not get through. This is an audio book about saying it — and hearing it — clearly. No gimmicks. No psychoanalyzing. Just learing to express love in your spouse’s language. With over 10 million copies sold, The 5 Love Languages® has transformed countless relationships. Its ideas are simple and conveyed with clarity and humor, making this audio book as practical as it is personable. You’ll...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    What are you communicating to each other?  Does your spouse hear what you say but not what you mean? Are you tired of misunderstandings and conversations that go in circles but get you nowhere? Do you long for a marriage where honesty clears the air in your home, making your relationship with each other and with God a more seamless, less tiring experience? The secret is in seeking to truly know the person you married. And in the real-life flow of this audio book, you’ll find this out and more. You’ll unravel the mystery of your differences. You’ll plumb the well of your mate’s emotions. You’ll discover the plan God had in mind when He put you...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    Dr. Gary Chapman has spent his life helping people communicate love more effectively and in turn build more satisfying and lasting relationships. His book 'The Five Love Languages' is a regular on the 'New York Times Best Sellers' list - even after being in print for fifteen years - and has made the term 'love language' a part of everyday speech. 'Love Is a Verb' takes his teaching to the next level. Rather than a typical marriage self-help book filled with lengthy explanations of principles and techniques, it is a compilation of true stories displaying love in action. These stories - written by everyday people - go straight to the hearts of readers, who often say that illustrations are the...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    What to do when you feel like giving up When you said, “I do,” you entered marriage with high hopes, dreaming it would be supremely happy. You never intended it to be miserable. Millions of couples are struggling in desperate marriages. But the story doesn’t have to end there. Dr. Gary Chapman writes, “I believe that in every troubled marriage, one or both partners can take positive steps that have the potential for changing the emotional climate in their marriage.” Loving Your Spouse When You Feel Like Walking Away, the revised and updated edition of the award-winning Desparate Marriages, teaches you how to: Recognize and reject the...read more

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    ¡Más de tres millones de copias vendidas! ¿Tú y tu pareja hablan el mismo idioma? l te manda flores cuando lo único que quieres es tiempo para hablar. Ella te da un abrazo cuan do lo que en realidad quieres es una comida casera. El problema no es el amor... ¡es el idioma en que lo expresan! En este bestseller internacional, el Dr. Gary Chapman revela cómo las personas expresan su amor en diferentes maneras. De hecho, hay cinco idiomas específicos del amor. Tiempo de calidad. Palabras de afirmación. Obsequios. Actos de servicio. Contacto físico. Lo que para ti dice mil cosas, podría ser un gesto sin sentido para tu pareja. Pero...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    '¡Ya te dije que lo lamento!' En la vida real hay personas reales que cometen errores reales. A veces, no basta con decir: “lo siento”. La necesidad de las disculpas impacta a todas las relaciones humanas. La buena noticia es que usted puede aprender el arte de la disculpa. A través de su investigación e interacción con cientos de individuos, los consejeros y doctores Jennifer Thomas y Gary Chapman —él es autor del revolucionario libro Los Cinco Lenguajes del Amor— han descubierto cinco aspectos fundamentales o “lenguajes” de una disculpa: Expresar Arrepentimiento — “Lo siento.” Aceptar La Responsabilidad...read more

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    Finances are the number-one cause of disagreements in marriages, leading many couples to divorce. Dr. Gary Chapman has counseled couples for over thirty years on relationship issues--money being at the top of the list. In his little audio book Profit Sharing, Dr. Chapman provides practical advice on how to make money an asset--as opposed to a headache--in your marriage. His straightforward conversational style will help you and your spouse quickly identify weak areas and reframe the way you view your...read more

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    Lets make love. Lets have sex. Is there a difference? You bet there is! While sex is the joining of two bodies, love is the joining of two souls. Sex without love will never be ultimately satisfying, but sex that grows out of love will take a marriage to a whole new level of satisfaction. In his trademark simple, straightforward style, Dr. Gary Chapman explores the Judeo-Christian teachings on love and sex and teaches couples that if they desire greater sexual satisfaction, they must first learn how to...read more

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    Gary Chapman shares seven principles to encourage those struggling with in-law relationships, which affects spousal relationships.  If these principles are woven into daily life, the reward will be a strengthened and mutually beneficial in-law...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    “My husband and I can’t seem to agree on anything.” “You spent how much?” “My wife’s parents are driving me crazy!” “You never listen to me!” Let’s face it—even the best of marriages hit an occasional bump in the road now and then. The secret to marital bliss lies in how you and your spouse handle those bumps. In Happily Ever After, Dr. Gary Chapman, the man who wrote on how husbands and wives can effectively love one another, shows couples how to successfully navigate the six most common problems they face: fighting fair, negotiating change, managing money, raising kids, maintaining a healthy sex life, and getting...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    Gary Chapman has helped millions prepare for marriage. Now let him prepare you for kids. Inside, Gary shares what he wishes he and his wife had known before having kids. For example: Children affect your time, your money, and your marriage — and that’s just the beginning. With his trademark warmth, he offers practical advice on everything from potty training to the importance of apologizing to your child to keeping your marriage strong... all the while celebrating the great joy that children...read more

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    Why do some teens thrive as adults while others struggle? What makes the difference? Gary Chapman, the New York Times #1 bestselling author of The Five Love Languages®, and Clarence Shuler met when Clarence was still a teen. Gary mentored Clarence and helped him make wise decisions during his tumultuous teen years. Decades later, the two are still close friends and both lead powerful ministries that help people all around the world live better, more godly...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    Before you plan your wedding, plan your marriage! Wish you could know what you’re getting into when you say “I do”? Now, with Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married, you can. Dr. Gary Chapman, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 5 Love Languages™, has spent the last thirty-five years counseling couples. In Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married, he shares what he and these couples have learned from experience. Among the twelve things you should know: that being in love is not enough to make a successful marriage, that romantic love has two stages (and how to make the transition), that mutual sexual fulfillment is not...read more

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    Many feel bombarded by images and experiences of broken families.  This is not how God intended families to be!  So often we examine the traits of unhealthy families, but Gary Chapman paints a biblical portrait of what a loving, stable family looks like.  Chapman details five timeless characteristics that create a healthy family...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    The five love languages work for everyone (they're not just for married couples)... In this world we’re surrounded by more people than ever—yet we often still feel alone. Being single or married has nothing to do with whether you need to feel loved! Everyone has a God-given yearning for complete and unconditional love in the context of all relationships. If you want to give and receive love most effectively, you’ve got to learn to speak the right love language. Different people with different personalities express love in different ways. In fact, there are five very specific languages of love: Words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, quality time, and physical...read more

  • Gary Chapman

    'I said I was sorry!' Even in the best of relationships, all of us make mistakes. We do and say things we later regret and hurt the people we love most. So we need to make things right. But simply saying you're sorry is usually not enough. In this audio book, #1 New York Times best-selling author Gary Chapman and Jennifer Thomas unveil new ways to effectively approach and mend fractured relationships. Even better, you'll discover how meaningful apologies provide the power to make your friendships, family, and marriage stronger than ever before. When Sorry Isn't Enough will help you . . . • Cool down heated arguments • Offer apologies that are fully accepted • Rekindle love...read more

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    Is your marriage worth fighting for? If so, this audio book is for you. It takes a tremendous amount of strength to overcome skepticism and weariness, and begin the work of healing a broken marriage. But just taking a look at this audio book shows you have the heart of a fighter. In One More Try, Gary Chapman gives you the courage and confidence to move forward when your marriage is falling apart. One More Try will help you . . . • Take the next step when blindsided in marriage • Discover healthy ways to manage frustration and anger • Effectively deal with loneliness • Renew hope and trust in your spouse • Rebuild your marriage from the ground up The...read more