Item description for Every Woman's Marriage: Igniting the Joy and Passion You Both Desire. by Shannon Ethridge & Greg Ethridge...
Overview Set Your Husbands Heart Ablaze Are you a desperate housewife, committed to marriage yet longing for a deeper, more intimate connection with your husband? Believe it or not, you can have the marriage you long forif youre willing to take desperate measures. If youre ready to stop the blame game and pursue the marriage of your dreams, let authors Shannon and Greg Ethridge show you how to reignite your relationship with spiritual, emotional, and physical passion. Drawing on reallife stories from both men and women, as well as lessons from their own lessthansatisfying early years of marriage, they offer penetrating insights about what it takes to nurture a dynamic marriage, includingwhat makes a husbands heart grow coldand how you can fan the embers into flamethe difference between being right and being righteoushow to fight fairhow to guard your heart against unhealthy comparisonsthe dynamic power of getting spiritually and emotionally nakedwhat your husband really wants most (Its not what you think!) Every Womans Marriage will give you practical tools and wise biblical counsel for transforming a listless marriage into a vibrant, exciting relationship. Get ready to set your husbands heart ablaze!
Publishers Description Set Your Husband?'s Heart Ablaze Are you a desperate housewife, committed to marriage yet longing for a deeper, more intimate connection with your husband? Believe it or not, you can have the marriage you long for if you re willing to take desperate measures. If you re ready to stop the blame game and pursue the marriage of your dreams, let authors Shannon and Greg Ethridge show you how to reignite your relationship with spiritual, emotional, and physical passion. Drawing on real-life stories from both men and women, as well as lessons from their own less-than-satisfying early years of marriage, they offer penetrating insights about what it takes to nurture a dynamic marriage, including what makes a husband?'s heart grow cold and how you can fan the embers into flame the difference between being right and being righteous how to fight fair how to guard your heart against unhealthy comparisons the dynamic power of getting spiritually and emotionally naked what your husband really wants most (It?'s not what you think ) Every Woman?'s Marriage will give you practical tools and wise biblical counsel for transforming a listless marriage into a vibrant, exciting relationship. Get ready to set your husband?'s heart ablaze
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Format: Audiobook, CD
Studio: Treasure Publishing
Running Time: 400.00 minutes
Record Label Treasure Publishing
Format Audiobook / CD
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.9" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.74" Weight: 0.34 lbs.
Release Date May 29, 2008
Publisher CMJ CORP DBA TREASURE PUB
Series Every Man
ISBN 1934384143 ISBN13 9781934384145
Availability 0 units.
More About Shannon Ethridge & Greg Ethridge
Shannon Ethridge is the best-selling author and coauthor of numerous books, including "Every Woman s Battle "and "Every Young Woman s Battle."" "As a writer, speaker, and lay counselor, she seeks to help women of all ages discover the joy of pursuing a mad, passionate love relationship with the Lord rather than looking for love in all the wrong places. Shannon holds a master s degree in counseling and human relations from Liberty University. She lives in east Texas with her husband, Greg, and their two children."
Shannon Ethridge has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Every Woman's Marriage: Igniting the Joy and Passion You Both Desire.?
Good book for the right audience Jul 24, 2007
I liked this book alot but I would caution that it's for a more conservative Christian typr of person so if you consider yourself a little more liberal just skip this one. If you want to pursue a conservative Christian view of marriage this book couldn't be better. It does stress submission and that can be difficult for some to digest but you have to read it and make it work for you. The idea that working together and working to make your partner happy instead of making yourself happy is the basic idea...of couse its also the basic idea of Christianity so it was pretty much exactly what I expected it to be. Of course I do realize it isnt for everyone.
Shannon's admonition to "guard one's heart" Jun 5, 2007
Bestselling author Shannon Ethridge has teamed up with her husband Greg in this newest installment of the Every Woman's series. In EVERY WOMAN'S MARRIAGE, the authors put in their two cents on a myriad of marital topics, all with a singular goal in mind: that of igniting (and sustaining) joy and passion in marriage. Shannon's plainspoken deliberateness allows female readers the opportunity to study their own spousal relationship with an "insider's" eye.
As the female half of the Ethridge writing duo, Shannon offers scenarios and suggestions for recognizing potential pitfalls, recurring mistakes, and short-circuited communication attempts. Then she presents biblically sound alternatives for wives to begin consistently implementing and focusing on repairing damage already done. On the heels of Shannon's comments, Greg interjects the male's take on the same topic. This alternating presentation is both smooth and effective. Women are not left wondering how men perceive identical scenarios; they are handed them on a platter.
In this five-part marriage handbook, the Ethridges discuss (and dissect) the hows and whys of marriages in which both partners' hearts grow cold, understanding the wisdom of honing a "big picture" view of lifelong relationships, reasons why a man's joy and passions die, specific ways to reignite a husband's flame, and finally, throwing fuel on that flame to keep the momentum going over the long haul of a lifetime commitment.
One reason for Shannon Ethridge's popular appeal to female readers is her willingness to admit candidly past and current struggles. She invites women to stop hiding behind facades and fears and take proper initiative to "grow" a passionate marriage. For those women interested in investing time, effort and concerted compassionate love toward developing strong marriages, she lays out the goods by reminding readers "that men aren't all that different from women when it comes to their basic needs. Men have emotional needs too, and they can feel a sense of desperation when those needs aren't being met."
Shannon also tells her female audience not to be fooled by transient emotional counterfeits to genuine intimacy. Sure, those intense feelings of excitement are great starting points, but they are also superficial and temporary. Said this way, "intimacy can best be understood by breaking the word down into syllables: in-to-me-see." Only through long-term, living-with-someone kind of history can both partners experience the depth of real intimate love that God intended.
Thus, Shannon's admonition to "guard one's heart" makes practical sense. She notes that far too many couples forfeit this stronger, richer love simply because they never learned to make the transition from the fiery emotions of early attraction to the enduring, focused and self-sacrificial love necessary to a marriage that lasts. Says the author: "Your love for your husband won't be based on butterflies or fireworks, but on familiarity, honesty, trust, safety, security, and commitment."
--- Reviewed by Michele Howe
Recommened read for every wife! Apr 14, 2007
I enjoyed this book GREATLY! It is encouraging, easy to read and uplifting...worth every penny.
Great book - poor company Feb 15, 2007
This book is awesome! It is straightforward and has very applicable truths. If you are a woman committed to your marriage, this is a great book that lets you know what men really need and how we can give it to them. I immediately began implementing what I was learning into my marriage. Very helpful and an enjoyable read. I would have given 5 stars because the book was awesome, but the company selling it, bookssellbooks I was less than pleased with. They blamed it on the weather, then told me they would send me another book to compensate, but never did so I received the book over a MONTH after I ordered it with no compensation. Also, they rarely respond to emails. So be careful if you are thinking about dealing with them.