|Stanley, Scott M. / Trathen, Daniel / McCain, Savanna / Bryan, Milt|
A Lasting Promise
A Christian Guide to Fighting for Your Marriage
1998. 304 Seiten, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-7879-3983-0 - John Wiley & Sons
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Build a Marriage of Lasting Love
Finally a practical, easy-to-read book that deals with real marital issues from a Christian perspective! Soundly based on both biblical principles and marital research, A Lasting Promise is a must read for any couple who wants to upgrade their marriage and make it a promise for life!
--David and Claudia Arp, authors of The Second Half of Marriage
This essential resource offers Christian couples, a well-researched and proven method for dealing with conflicts and resolving problems in their marriage.
A Lasting Promise offers solutions to common problems--facing conflicts, problem solving, improving communication, and dealing with core issues--within a religious framework. With the ultimate purpose of upholding the sanctity of marriage, the book is filled with stories that reflect the sacred teachings of the scripture. The strategies outlined can help Christian couples to improve communication, understand commitment, bring more fun into their relationship, and even enhance their sex life. This book will serve as an invaluable resource for all couples who want to honor and preserve the holy sacrament of their union.
Aus dem Inhalt
Part One: Handling Conflict/
Protecting Your Marriage
2. Four Key Patterns That Destroy Oneness
3. Communicating Safely and Clearly: The Speaker-Listener Technique
4. Problem Solving
5. Ground Rules for Protecting Your Marriage from Conflict
Part Two: Going Deeper
6. Issues and Events
7. Unmet Expectations and What to Do About Them
8. Understanding Commitment
9. The Power of Commitment
10. Forgiveness and the Restoration of Intimacy
Part Three: The Great Things
11. Preserving and Protecting Frienship
12. Increasing Your Fun Together
13. Enhancing and Protecting Your Sex Life
14. Spiritual Intimacy and Oneness
A Final Word
More Information the Christian PREP Approach
Further Reading and Research References
Some Thoughts on Domestic Violence