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When Sorry Isn't Enough Audiobook

When Sorry Isn't Enough: Making Things Right with Those You Love

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Publisher's Summary

"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 audiobook, number-one 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 that has been dimmed by pain
  • Restore and strengthen valuable relationships
  • Trade in tired excuses for honesty, trust, and joy

This book was previously published as The Five Languages of Apology. Content has been significantly revised and updated.

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2013 Northfield Publishing (P)2013 Oasis Audio

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    "Everybody should read this book at least once."

    The narrator is great, he seems to be very passionate in his work and possibly the subject as well.
    I have read lots of Gary Chapman books, this one is right up there with many other books he has written.
    Thank you Dr. chapman, I know this book will help me with what I have to do, I am glad I read it first.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Laurie Bloomington 07-26-16
    Laurie Bloomington 07-26-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Necessary for everyone on the planet"

    There is something to be learned here for everyone in any kind of a relationship. I wish they had mandatory life skills courses like this in the high school because most kids don't get this in the home and if they do, it's worth reinforcing! This would be a powerful way to strengthen our country by pulling family units together.

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    amy 10-09-16
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    "I had know idea how helpful this book really is!"

    Amazing tools to help improve and repair any relationship! Thank you Dr. Gary Chapman you are truly a blessing to many people! :)

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    DeVon 08-24-16
    DeVon 08-24-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Good information, bit much on religious overtones"
    Would you listen to When Sorry Isn't Enough again? Why?

    Good information on apologizing and using the proper methods on how to apologize. It was a bit heavy on bible and God's forgiveness though. Not everyone is Christian or even religious however and I would have preferred it that was left out. If you can gloss over those parts though, it is good information.


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    "overall. good."

    nice. storyies gave. some. good points. on the diffrrnt ways people. accept apologies

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    Dustan 09-20-16
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    "an unadvertised Christian bent"

    Nothing in the description of the book indicated that it was written with a Christian audience in mind.

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    Amazon Customer 10-05-17 Member Since 2016
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    "One of the best books I have ever read!!"

    A well written book laying out how forgiveness and apologies must mesh in order to create a healthy balance in all relationships. An eye opener especially on the process of forgiveness, and forgiving too easy or early. At times we struggle with feelings of unforgiveness, we need to trust God in the process. He knows how hearts and will perfect the things that concern us. Although I don't agree with Dr. Chapmen that forgiveness equates to reconciliation or that it will lead to reconciliation, the book was thoroughly covered the topic of when sorry is not enough.

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    William 07-26-17
    William 07-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Not advertised as a religious text"

    There's some good notes in here but the fact that I didn't know this book was rooted in Christian theology before reading kind of ruined it for me. I found myself having to forward through various anecdotes that recount scriptures from the Bible or talking about persevering with the help of God. If someone's Christian than obviously that won't be a problem but if you're not then large sections of this book are going to be less useful to you.

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    Anonymous 06-20-17
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    "Good, except for the Jesus parts"

    The book gives you tools and is helpful but I wished the description would mention all the god undertones. I could have lived without those parts.

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    mrs.gardner777 03-28-17 Member Since 2013
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    "An Effective Pool of Information to help many."

    Many Tears Flowed as I listened Attentively to this book. Also many pple popped into my mind. I thought the principles and different styles in this book could help so many people and relationships if they only KNEW this info exsited and had the williness to implement what was offered. Many pple just do not know the "How To", and for those who really do care to make an effective change, this would be a great resource and tool. I appreciate the knowledge in this book and would highly suggest & reccomend this book to other as well as the Five Love Languages... I am glad that my husband told me about this book. I am looking forward to practicing what I have learned as well as learning more about others and enduring the journey of healing through different styles of appology and how it may or may not unlock forgiveness... This has been an interesting read for me. I do intend on sharing this with others.

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    "Too much religion"

    I understand putting ref to scriptures for those that hold Christian beliefs but the whole talk to God thing really puts me off this author. Not sure he'd get away with it in the UK publishing field. You don't need to keep shoving God down my throat so for that reason I've given it a 3 star. I would never go back to a counsellor if they even mentioned God so I'm a bit shocked that he uses it so much but maybe he advertises as a Christian Counsellor. Love his work but don't love the religious aspect.

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    Practical and heart warming. Very relationship healing; not just with others, but also with oneself.

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