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10 Great Dates to Energize Your Marriage (Updated, Expanded)

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Do you remember early on, loving your spouse so much that your heart ached? Did you wonder what in the world could ever dampen your excitement? If you feel those emotions weakening, don't resign to the notion it's inevitable. That deep, soul-satisfying connection can (and will!) be yours again with this updated and expanded edition of 10 Great Dates to Energize Your Marriage, a proven plan to revive the awe and attraction that once kept you inseparable.

Think simple, fun, zero-pressure. This book walks you through tips and conversation prompts that will help you connect clearly and deeply, share openly and in safety, get back to that place of fun sex, process disappointments as a unified team, enjoy each other's quirks once again, and create balance in today's crazy-busy culture.

Invest in your marriage today, and anticipate "falling in love all over again" to be your limitless return. 10 Great Dates to Energize Your Marriage will show you exactly how.

Already excited? Grab your married friends and do it together. Be warned: The husbands may enjoy it most!

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101 Questions to Ask Before You Get Remarried

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Respected Christian counselor H. Norman Wright draws from his extensive experience to help couples establish strong, loving marriages. Whether divorced or widowed, people who marry again face unique challenges. Through 101 questions, Norm helps readers know their own views and understand where they agree and disagree with their future mates on finances, roles, sexuality, children, responsibilities, and previous relationship issues.

Couples will work together to:

  • make sure they're ready for a new marriage
  • discover the essentials for successful remarriages
  • clearly communicate personal and family needs
  • establish realistic expectations for their new marriage
  • handle common problems in remarriage: previous partners, in-laws (past and present), merged families, money, sexual issues
  • Offering plenty of room for written responses, this essential premarriage guide helps couples work through problem areas before they become issues. They will also discover areas of strength and agreement that will help them establish a solid foundation for success.

    Ideal for couples, study groups, ministers, and counselors.

    5 Love Languages Audio version

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    Simple Ideas, Lasting Love

    Falling in love is easy. Staying in love--that's the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?

    In this audio CD of the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you'll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman's proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner--starting today.

    The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful. Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today, this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant, actionable wisdom in ways that work.

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    5 Love Languages for Men Audio CD: Tools for Making a Good Relationship Great

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    The love she craves. The confidence you need.

    At the heart of every man is a desire to master what matters. Getting a compliment at work or on the court is nice, but nothing beats hearing your spouse say, "You make me feel loved." If you haven't heard that in a while or feel like you're not bringing your A game to your relationship, this audio book is for you.

    The 5 Love Languages has sold 10 million copies because it is simple, practical, and effective. In this edition, Gary Chapman speaks straight to men about the rewards of speaking their wife's love language. You'll learn each language, how to identify your wife's, and how to speak it clearly. Packed with helpful illustrations and creative pointers, this audio will rouse your inner champion and empower you to master the art of love.

    Includes The 5 Love Languages personal profile.
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    5 Love Languages for Men: Tools for Making a Good Relationship Great

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    The love she craves, the confidence you need

    In a man's heart is the desire to master what matters. It's nice to get a complement at work or on the court, but nothing beats hearing your spouse say, "You make me feel loved." If you haven't heard that in a while, or you feel like you're not bringing you're A-game relationally, this book is for you.

    The 5 Love Languages(R) has sold 10 million copies because it is simple, practical, and effective. In this edition, Gary Chapman speaks straight to men about the rewards of learning and speaking their wife's love language. Touched with humor and packed with helpful illustrations and creative pointers, these pages will rouse your inner champion and empower you to master the art of love.

    "When you express your love for your wife using her primary love language, it's like hitting the sweet spot on a baseball bat or golf club. It just feels right--and the results are impressive." --Gary Chapman

    Includes an updated version of The 5 Love Languages(R) personal profile.

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    5 Love Languages Military Edtion

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    Marriage is hard enough for the everyday civilian. But imagine marriage when you re separated by thousands of miles . . . when one of you daily faces the dangers of combat . . . while the other shoulders all the burden of home-front duties. Add to that unpredictable schedules, frequent moves, and the challenge of reintegration, and it s no wonder military marriages are under stress.

    Guided by input from dozens of military couples in all stages of their careers, authors Gary Chapman and former military wife Jocelyn Green offer you an unparalleled tool for navigating these challenges. Adapted from #1 New York Time bestseller The 5 Love Languages, this military edition helps heal broken relationships and strengthen healthy ones.

    With an updated Q&A section specific to military marriages, stories of how military couples have adapted the five love languages to their unique lifestyles, and tips for expressing love when you re miles away, The 5 Love Languages Military Edition will take you on a well-worn path to marital joy, even as you face the pressures of serving your country.

    The challenges of military marriages are unique, but they don t have to hinder love. Learn how to keep yours healthy and flourishing.

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    5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively

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    More than 1 million sold!

    You know you love your child. But how can you make sure your child knows it?

    The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages(R) has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child's love language in a way that he or she understands. Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell help you:

  • Discover your child's love language
  • Assist your child in successful learning
  • Use the love languages to correct and discipline more effectively
  • Build a foundation of unconditional love for your child
  • Plus: Find dozens of tips for practical ways to speak your child's love language.

    Discover your child's primary language--then speak it--and you will be well on your way to a stronger relationship with your flourishing child.

    For a free online study guide, visit 5lovelanguages.com.

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    5 Love Languages Singles Edition Revised

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    This simple concept can revolutionize all your relationships!

    "Nothing has more potential for enhancing one's sense of well-being than effectively loving and being loved. This book is designed to help you do both of these things effectively." -Gary Chapman

    With more than 10million copies sold, The 5 Love Languages(r) continues to strengthen relationships worldwide. Although originally crafted with married couples in mind, the love languages have proven themselves to be universal, whether in dating relationships or with parents, coworkers, or friends.

    The premise is simple: Different people with different personalities express love in different ways. Therefore, if you want to give and receive love most effectively, you've got to learn to speak the right language.

    The 5 Love Languages(r) Singles Edition will help you . . .

  • Discover the missing ingredient in past relationships
  • Learn how to communicate love in a way that can transform any relationship
  • Grow closer to the people you care about the most
  • Understand why you may not feel loved by those who genuinely care about you
  • Gain the courage to deeply express your emotions and affection to others
  • Includes Personal Profile assessments and a study guide

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    After You Say "i Do" Devotional: Meditations for Every Couple

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    Start Your Days Together

    To have a marriage that works, you must work at it. Whether you've just put a ring on it, or have been married for years, you don't have to figure marriage out on your own.

    Best-selling author and relationship counselor H. Norman Wright has mentored millions of couples through interactive and easy-to-use books on marriage. Through Scripture, storytelling, and thought-provoking questions, this devotional will minister to your heart and draw you closer to your spouse. Each devotion offers heartfelt daily readings that will encourage and uplift you and provide practical and creative problem-solving tools for a joy-filled marriage that lasts.

    Make the most of your marriage by starting each day reading the Word together. As you draw closer to God, you will grow closer together.

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    Before You Say "I Do" Devotional: Building a Spiritual Foundation for Your Life Together

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    Open Your Heart to Build a Lasting Love

    Before you tie the knot, make sure the rope is strong. Let these insightful and inspiring devotions minister to your heart as you begin to develop a daily of spending time with God daily.

    Bestselling author and counselor H. Norman Wright's has mentored millions of dating and engaged couples with his interactive and easy-to-use books on marriage. Through Scripture, storytelling, and thought-provoking questions, each of these devotions serve as a tool to initiate honest and heartfelt conversation between you and your partner.

    Whether you're already engaged or still getting to know each other, you can build a strong and healthy relationship with open communication, respect for one another, and trust in God.

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    Before You Say "i Do"(r): A Marriage Preparation Guide for Couples (Rerelease)

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    Build a Love that Lasts

    At a time when more people are delaying marriage or writing it off altogether, couples ready to walk the aisle will appreciate a frank and trusted resources to help them start marriage on the right foot.

    This interactive guide will help you explore your relationship in depth and will

  • provide new insight into your partner and how the two of you relate to one another
  • establish your wants and needs as individuals and a couple before your marriage begins
  • lay the groundwork for open and honest conversation for a stronger, healthier marriage
  • reveal how life events and family background can influence decision making in finances, family, education, faith and career
  • engage you in activities that lead to thought-provoking discussion that address your past experiences and current expectations
  • Engaging and easy-to-use, Before You Say "I Do" is full of tried-and-true wisdom to help you plan for your future and build a lasting relationship with the one you love.

    Boundaries in Dating: How Healthy Chlices Grow Healthy Relationships

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    Boundaries in Dating offers illuminating insights for romance that can help you grow in freedom, honesty, and self-control as you pursue a healthy dating relationship that will lead to a healthy marriage.

    Dating can be fun, but it's not easy. Meeting people is just one concern. Once you've met someone, then what? What do you build? Nothing, a simple friendship, or more? How do you set smart limits on physical involvement? Financial involvement? Individual responsibilities?

    Respected counselors, popular radio hosts, and bestselling authors Henry Cloud and John Townsend apply the principles described in their Gold Medallion Award-winning Boundaries to matters of love and romance. Helping you bridge the pitfalls of dating, Boundaries in Dating unfolds a wise, biblical path to developing self-control, freedom, and intimacy in the dating process. Boundaries in Dating will help you to think, solve problems, and enjoy the journey of dating, increasing your abilities to find and commit to a marriage partner.

    Full of insightful, true-life examples, this much-needed book includes such topics as:

  • Recognizing and choosing quality over perfection in a dating partner
  • How to ensure that honest friendship is one vital component in a relationship
  • Preserving friendships by separating between platonic relationships and romantic interest
  • Moving past denial to deal with real relational problems in a realistic and hopeful way
  • . . . and much more!
  • Plus, check out Boundaries family collection of books dedicated to key areas of life - marriage, raising kids, parenting teens, and leadership. Workbooks and Spanish editions are also available.

    Boundaries in Marriage participant guide

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    You long for a marriage marked by lifelong love, intimacy, and growth. And it can be yours--if you set wise boundaries. Boundaries are the "property lines" that define and protect each of you as individuals. Get them in place and you can make a good marriage better and possibly even save a less-than-satisfying one. By the time you've completed this Groupware, you will know yourself and your mate better than ever before. You'll also understand and practice the ten laws of boundaries in ways that can make a real difference in your relationship. Step by step, the Boundaries in Marriage Groupware helps you apply the biblical principles discussed in the book Boundaries in Marriage so you can-- * Set and maintain your personal boundaries and respect those of your spouse * Establish values that form a godly structure and architecture for you marriage * Protect your marriage from different kinds of "intruders" * Work with a spouse who understands and values boundaries--or work with one who doesn't

    Dating After Divorce: Preparing for a New Relationship

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    Starting over...it's not as easy as it sounds, is it? But, you've made it through the pain of divorce, and you are eager for a new beginning. God stands ready to help-He is the God of possibilities. As you look toward the future, you may begin to ask questions about what a new life might look like. Will I ever remarry, you wonder. Do I want to remarry? There are other questions: How much time should pass after a marriage ends before it's wise to explore a new friendship or romance? Am I ready-emotionally, spiritually, financially? Is my family prepared? Do I need to be completely put-back-together before I can think about dating again or being remarried? Dave and Lisa Frisbie have spent 20 years studying the post-divorce family, and have been dubbed 'America's Remarriage Experts.' In Dating After Divorce, they share stories of adults who chose to remain single after divorce and explore why that choice might make sense for you. They also share stories of people who chose to begin dating and eventually to remarry. Dating after Divorce will help you gauge your readiness and evaluate your options, as you move forward to discover a new life and embrace all God has in store.Reviews'Everyone who reads this new book will understand very quickly that they are not alone, and will receive help from the practical steps outlined along with Godly inspiration. I highly recommend their books and also would encourage you to invite them to come and speak at your church.'-Gary Van Derford, Pastor, North Coast Church, Vista, California'The increasing percentage of divorced adults requires critical intervention. Dr. David & Lisa Frisbie are bringing much-needed redemptive strategies into foc

    Dear Grandchild, This Is Me: A Gift of Stories, Wisdom, and Off-The-Record Tales

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    Preserving a family legacy can feel like a daunting task, but this new keepsake journal makes it easy for grandparents to capture memories, wisdom, and stories in one beautiful package.

    Being a grandparent is an incredibly rewarding experience. Dear Grandchild, This Is Me--designed for any grandmother or grandfather to complete--will allow grandparents to collect these priceless memories in one heartfelt keepsake.

    Special Features:
    - Built-in envelopes to stash special, private letters for specific occasions in your grandchild's future.
    - A sheet of adhesive photo corners to adhere photographs and special memories throughout.
    - Off-the-record questions to prompt fun stories.
    - A family tree to track your ancestry.
    - Space to share your favorite recipes, or those passed through the generations.
    - A world map to showcase your travels.

    Within these pages you'll find a place to answer questions that speak to a grandchild of any age from the simple questions about favorite things to deeper questions about childhood memories, identity, and faith. This book will be a tangible way to keep a loved one close at all times.

    Preserving a family legacy can feel like a daunting task, but this new keepsake journal makes it easy for grandparents to capture memories, wisdom, and stories in one beautiful package.

    Being a grandparent is an incredibly rewarding experience. Dear Grandchild, This Is Me--designed for any grandmother or grandfather to complete--will allow grandparents to collect these priceless memories in one heartfelt keepsake.

    Special Features:
      •  Built-in envelopes to stash special, private letters for specific occasions in your grandchild's future.
      •  A sheet of adhesive photo corners to adhere photographs and special memories throughout.
      •  Off-the-record questions to prompt fun stories.
      •  A family tree to track your ancestry.
      •  Space to share your favorite recipes, or those passed through the generations.
      •  A world map to showcase your travels.

    Within these pages you'll find a place to answer questions that speak to a grandchild of any age from the simple questions about favorite things to deeper questions about childhood memories, identity, and faith. This book will be a tangible way to keep a loved one close at all times.

    Guest Book Our Wedding

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    160 page guest book has velvet Finish on cover, ribbon closure,packaged in acetate gift box

    8.99"W x6.73"H

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    Love to Stay Book: Sex, Grace, and Commitment paperback

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    In this book, Adam Hamilton explores how, with God's help, we can make love last. Drawing upon a survey of thousands of couples and singles, interviews with relationship and marriage therapists, the latest research in the field, and wisdom from the Bible, Hamilton looks at what it takes to create and sustain healthy, meaningful romantic relationships across the course of a lifetime. Contents include:
    More Than a Piece of Paper
    What She Wants; What He Wants
    The Significance of Sexual Intimacy
    Habits That Hurt, Habits That Heal
    Clothe, Bear With, and Forgive
    A Love That Lasts a Lifetime

    Love to Stay DVD

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    In this companion DVD for the Love to Stay study, Adam Hamilton explores how, with God’s help, we can make love last. Drawing upon a survey of thousands of couples and singles, interviews with relationship and marriage therapists, the latest research in the field, and wisdom from the Bible, Hamilton looks at what it takes to create and sustain healthy, meaningful romantic relationships across the course of a lifetime.

    Contents include:

    More Than a Piece of Paper
    What She Wants; What He Wants
    The Significance of Sexual Intimacy
    Habits That Hurt, Habits That Heal
    Clothe, Bear With, and Forgive
    A Love That Lasts a Lifetime

    Love to Stay Leader Guide

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    Falling in love is easy, but staying in love takes courage, hard work, and lots of grace! The leader guide includes everything a group leader needs to facilitate sessions and tailor them to the time and style of each group.

    The videos and leader guide are based on the book chapter topics:
    More Than a Piece of Paper
    What She Wants, What He Wants
    The Significance of Sexual Intimacy
    Habits That Hurt, Habits That Heal
    Clothe, Bear With, and Forgive
    A Love That Lasts a Lifetime

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    Married and Still Loving It: The Joys and Challenges of the Second Half

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    Long marriages are a gift... but they aren't always easy

    You know yourselves better. You've learned to cherish the small things. You're past keeping up with the Joneses.

    And yet, anxieties over grown children, worries about money and health, and feelings of disappointment can challenge even the best marriages.

    In Married and Still Loving It, renowned relationship expert Gary Chapman and Harold Myra, longtime CEO of Christianity Today International, offer wise counsel and practical insight on making your marriage thrive during the later years. Real couples share honestly about their joys and struggles, including Jerry and Dianna Jenkins and Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada, who talk movingly about their marital journeys.

    Married and Still Loving It feels like a gathering of kindred spirits. It will inspire and equip you to embrace the adventures yet ahead, hand in hand with the one you love.

    Radical Recovery: Transforming the Despair of Your Divorce Into an Unexpected Good

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    A book for anyone faced with a midlife divorce, this guide walks readers through surviving the emotional and practical fallout of a marriage's end--and with humor and sympathy, urges readers to see the bright future waiting just ahead. The shock of a divorce can be devastating for women who thought, after decades of marriage, that their relationships were secure, their futures safe. Suzy Brown was one of those women. When her marriage of over twenty-five years ended because of her husband's affair with a younger woman, she found herself overwhelmed by the numbers of women she knew in her same situation. She started a small support group that has proven invaluable, and now she's sharing with readers what she and her friends learned through their experiences of tragedy, healing, and joy.
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    Strengths Based Marriage: Build a Stronger Relationship by Understanding Each Other's Gifts

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    Marriage expert Jimmy Evans and strengths expert Allan Kelsey show readers how to have a happier, stronger marriage by applying the concepts from the popular StrengthsFinder assessment to their relationship.

    One of the biggest obstacles to a happy, strong marriage is a lack of understanding of yourself and your spouse. With Strengths Based Marriage, MarriageToday cofounder Jimmy Evans and Gallup-trained strengths advocate Allan Kelsey give readers the tools they need to dismantle that hurdle and develop a deeper and richer relationship. Applying the revelatory concepts from the popular Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to marriage (assessment itself not included in purchase price), Evans and Kelsey break new ground in helping readers understand themselves and others. With chapters on "Stopping the Cycles of Pain," "Speaking Love to Your Spouse's Heart," and "Secrets of Successful Marriages," the book details practical ways to apply these profound insights to your marriage every day. And as a bonus, with your purchase of the book you'll receive access to more than two hours of exclusive video content revealing how to reach your marriage's full potential. Utterly practical and deeply insightful Strengths Based Marriage will forever change the way you see yourself, your spouse, and your marriage.