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Publication Date: 2009
A psychologist and a marriage and family therapist, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott are founders of the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University. Their bestselling books include Love Talk, Crazy Good Sex The Complete Guide to Marriage Mentoring, and the award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts. Their work has been featured in The New York Times and USA Today, and they have appeared on CNN, OReilly Factor, Good Morning America, Today Show, The View, and Oprah. They live with their two sons in Seattle. Visit LesandLeslie.com.
James Carlisi5 Stars Out Of 5What a Transforming Metamorphosis.March 23, 2011James CarlisiQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have been reading many self help books lately and my personal way of learning or comprehending a book is by how my life can be improved in character or virtue. I am impressed with the guidance this book provides. Thank you for providing a plethora of resources to help many people.
Joyce Wymer5 Stars Out Of 5November 13, 2008Joyce WymerLove Talk has some very helpful insights for couples looking to improve their communication skills and understand each other's style of decision-making etc. Light enough but deep enough to use in a Small Group context.
Dr. Robert W. Kellemen5 Stars Out Of 5July 17, 2005Dr. Robert W. KellemenLove Talk" is a very practical book that is also very deep. What a rare combination. Far too often we find deep books that are vague and impractical or how-to manuals that are shallow and unbiblical. "Love Talk," as the authors accurately label it, is "a deep yet simple plan full of new insights that will revolutionize communication in love relationships." Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott help couples to go deep by identifying their fear factor (a catchy and helpful phrase)--a soul issue necessary to expose for soul talk by soul mates. They then help couples to go simple (but not simplistically so) by helping husbands and wives to determine their communication styles. They also help couples to go deep by exposing the deep mystery of the male-female relationship, doing so in a way that honors the complex nature of masculinity and femininity. They then also go simple by sharing a "doable" plan for moving husband-wife communication from good to great (another catchy and encouraging phrase). "Love Talk" offers many deep/simple tools such as the Love Talk Indicator, the Secret to Emotional Connection, and a short course on Communication 101. Two companion his and her workbooks provide exercises and self-test to help couples apply the content and concepts contained in "Love Talk." Reviewer: Dr. Robert W. Kellemen is the author of "Soul Physicians," "Spiritual Friends," and the forthcoming "Sacred Companions: A History of African American Soul Care and Spiritual Direction."