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Love Must Be Tough

New Hope for Families in Crisis
Narrated by: Rick Rohan
Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
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Boasting more than one million copies of his works sold, conservative radio personality Dr. James C. Dobson squarely addresses the problem of troubled marriages. He targets infidelity, alcoholism, spousal abuse, and emotional distance as the primary causes of divorce. Dobson also chooses to denounce homosexuality as an abomination. With his groundbreaking theory of "loving toughness", he offers a path toward solving marital problems, building family values, and rekindling lost romance.

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  • 02-18-16

4Give n eliminate word DIVORCE from ur vocabulary

Powerful writing, pray for all victims and guilty parties. FORGIVE as GOD has forgiven.

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A wonderful book, finished in laughters and tears

Full of insightful and practical advices, very well written. I highly recommend this book to all who are suffering from their marriages.

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Love Dr Dobson’s Practical Advice

Although this book mostly addresses infidelity and that is not my problem in my marriage, Dr Dobson shares practical, biblical advise. Gave me hope.

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A must read for couples who hope to stay together.

Highly recomended tool prior to entering marriage counceling after partial separation and hopefully before divorce. I relate to step 10 and being angry. I suffer more from codependance and being a victim of an alcoholic spouse now in recovery....trying to find right in their life. When hearing this audio book, I mostly substituted alcoholism and its negative effects in place of widely talked about marital unfaithfulness/ adultery as I feel for me it was more appropriate as it was as much a violation of trust as would be another lover.

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Wisdom. Strait wisdom.

Doctor James Dobson is one of the people that helped my mother raise me. He is still taking me to school in this book as I learn how to not be a jerk to my wife. Thank you Dr. Dobson.

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Divine Hope, Inspirational in a Godly Marriage!

Absolutely Divine placement of the last story of the lady that stayed together and they grew into a healthly, Romantic and loving couple like God intended marriage to be! A tearful THANK YOU TO MR. DOBSON FOR AN INSPIRATIONAL AND NEEDED BOOK.

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helpful, informative

Very nicely done. So much information and so much help and guidance. Appreciate it very much. I understand now that God's way is the winning way.

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worth reading

great book, very informative. some of the aspects seem a bit dated but most of the content is timeless.

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Definitely in the top three books on marriage!!

This book has change the way that I look at marriage and how I will council those who are going through difficulties. I cannot recommend this book enough!!

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great book!

loved it. narration was excellent. very timely & inspirational & helpful story line. Thsnk. you for blessing me.