Glean deeper insight into your marriage as you learn what Scripture has to say about the beauty of a life-giving relationship! A companion to the As Long as We Both Shall Live DVD curriculum, this 6-session resource offers Bible study, discussion questions, and practical "next steps" to help you and your spouse address unspoken expectations. Paperback. A Focus on the Family Recommendation.
Everyone has expectations, but not everyone acknowledges them. In marriage, unrecognized expectations can be especially dangerouswhen couples expect each other to be and act a certain way without communicating their assumptions, disappointment is never too far away. Now, relationship expert Gary Smalley and his pastor and friend Ted Cunningham show couples how to defuse the ticking bomb of unrealistic expectations and arm their marriage with healthy communication and honest intimacy. As Long as We Both Shall Live will help couples acknowledge their unexpressed assumptions, understand one anothers genuine needs and talk openly about their hopes and desires. Women and men will find the tools they need to build lasting and loving marriages.
GARY SMALLEY is president and founder of the Smalley Relationship Center, which presents conferences nationwide and provides resources for families and churches. Combined, his books have sold more than 6 million copies. The Blessing and The Two Sides of Love won the Gold Medallion Award for excellence in literature, and The Language of Love won the Angel Award for best contribution to family life. Gary has been a guest on numerous national TV shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live and NBC’s Today. He is the coauthor, with Ted Cunningham, of The Language of Sex and From Anger to Intimacy.
TED CUNNINGHAM is the founding pastor of Woodland Hills Community Church in Branson, Missouri. Woodland Hills was planted in 2002 and received a Purpose Driven Church Health Award in 2006. Ted is a speaker with the Smalley Relationship Center and coauthor of The Language of Sex and From Anger to Intimacy with Gary Smalley. He is a graduate of Liberty University and Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Amy, have two wonderful children, Corynn and Carson.
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