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Love for a Lifetime: Building a Marriage That Will Go the Distance (Hardcover)
The bestselling Gold Medallion winner Love for a Lifetime has brought hope, harmony, and healing to millions of homes worldwide, giving men and women powerful and biblical insights for building lasting marital harmony. Encouraging and practical, this proven classic is perfect for every husband and wife who want to strengthen and celebrate their marriage relationship.
The joining of husband and wife in marriage is the most fulfilling human relationship possible. There is nothing like being loved unconditionally and intimately, decade after decade, by someone who promises to be there for better or for worse for the remaining days of your lives.
For this reason, nurturing and celebrating each other is the most important investment of time and energy you can make as a couple. And millions around the world can testify, the surest way to preserving a marriage is by applying the principles outlined in God's Word.
With Bible-based insights shared by today's foremost family advocate, Love for a Lifetime is a modern classic. This newly updated edition delivers the wisdom that will bring success to your marriage... for as long as you both shall live.
Story Behind the Book
For every ten marriages in America today, five will end in bitter conflict and divorce. And only one or two couples in ten will achieve what might be called "intimacy" in their marriages. This book helps keep readers from being passive victims in the unfolding drama of their lives together. They can build a stable, satisfying, intimate relationship that will withstand the storms of life. All they need is a little wise counsel...and a burning desire to succeed. Based on information from a panel of successfully married couples, on the research of respected experts in the field, and on the principles endorsed by the Creator of families Himself, Love for a Lifetime is designed to help couples do just that.
About the Author
Dr. James Dobson is founder and president of Focus on the Family, a nonprofit organization that produces his internationally syndicated radio programs, heard by more than 200 million people daily on over 4,200 radio stations, and publishes eleven magazines sent to more than 3 million people each month. He is the author of numerous bestselling books dedicated to the preservation of the family, including Bringing Up Boys, Love for a Lifetime, and, with his wife, Shirley, Night Light: A Devotional for Couples.Dr. Dobson served on the faculty of the University of Southern California School of Medicine for fourteen years and on the attending staff of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles for seventeen years. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised three U.S. presidents on family issues. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in the field of child development.