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Love Must Be Tough (1983)

by James C. Dobson

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You've forgiven a thousand times. You've bent over backwards to make your partner feel loved and accepted. But the only reward for your loyalty has been anger, indifference, infidelity, or abuse. Your spouse may even be ready to walk out the door. Do you feel like all is lost? Are you ready to give up? There IS still hope. Dr. James Dobson's "tough love" principles have proven to be uniquely valuable and effective. Unlike most approaches to marriage crisis, the strategy in this groundbreaking classic does not require the willing cooperation of both spouses. Love Must Be Toughoffers the guidance that gives you the best chance of rekindling romance, renewing your relationship, and drawing your partner back into your arms.… (more)
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  semoffat | Aug 7, 2021 |
Non-fiction
  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
I read this at the recommendation of a friend who read it during the time of her divorce but was too fearful to put it into practice. ( )
  JenniferRobb | Jan 17, 2016 |
It talks about marriage, adultery, interpersonal relationships and other family problems in general.
  salem.colorado | Oct 26, 2015 |
Again, one of the many self-help divorce books I read. This guy has to be a right-wing Republican, but he had a lot of good points and good advice. Unfortunately it was too late for us. ( )
  karriethelibrarian | Nov 9, 2007 |
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This book is dedicated to every person who has been rejected and wounded by a husband or wife on whom everything depended. I pray that these words will begin the healing process and provide a basis for genuine forgiveness to thrive. For only in forgiveness can peace be found.
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More than 45,000 letters and hundreds of telephone calls pour through our Focus on the Family offices each month, representing the full range of human circumstances and need.
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ISBN 0849916410 is for the 2-in-1 Love Must Be Tough [and] Straight Talk
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You've forgiven a thousand times. You've bent over backwards to make your partner feel loved and accepted. But the only reward for your loyalty has been anger, indifference, infidelity, or abuse. Your spouse may even be ready to walk out the door. Do you feel like all is lost? Are you ready to give up? There IS still hope. Dr. James Dobson's "tough love" principles have proven to be uniquely valuable and effective. Unlike most approaches to marriage crisis, the strategy in this groundbreaking classic does not require the willing cooperation of both spouses. Love Must Be Toughoffers the guidance that gives you the best chance of rekindling romance, renewing your relationship, and drawing your partner back into your arms.

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