101 Conversation Starters for Families SAMPLER

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802486226
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Religion

Enjoy these SAMPLE pages from 101 Conversation Starters for Families- One of the signs of a healthy family is open and meaningful conversation. But it's not always easy to get your kids talking. 101 Conversation Starters for Families is an excellent place to begin, providing just the right blend of fun, biblical, and probing questions. Authors Gary Chapman and Ramon Presson have created this treasure trove in a handy tabletop format. Whether you do one question a week or five days a week, your family will experience a new level of closeness. 101 Conversation Starters for Families is the perfect companion to bestselling books, The 5 Love Languages of Children and The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers.

101 Conversation Starters for Couples SAMPLER

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802486219
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Enjoy these SAMPLE pages from 101 Conversation Starters for Couples- Your spouse is a unique person, filled with amazing insights, thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Communication is key to really knowing and fully loving that person. Best selling author and marriage counselor Gary Chapman has developed this handy tabletop resource to get you and your spouse talking. With 101 probing questions, couples will find their relationship enhanced, their intimacy deepened, and their romance ignited. 101 Conversation Starters for Couples is the perfect companion to the best-selling book, The 5 Love Languages. It also makes an excellent Valentines Day, wedding, and anniversary gift. It helps you and your spouse get the conversation flowing.

Love As A Way of Life

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781848948457
Release Date: 2009-12-11
Genre: Family & Relationships

At home, at work or with friends, the quality of our relationships defines who we are, and can govern our happiness, success and personal fulfilment. Gary Chapman, author of the multi-million bestseller THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, shows how we can improve all our relationships – with friends, partners, family, colleagues, even strangers – by understanding the simple secrets of love. By placing the seven essential characteristics of love – kindness, patience, forgiveness, humility, courtesy, giving and honesty – at the centre of your life, you will find your relationships transformed, everyday struggles relieved and sense of happiness and purpose enhanced.

Anger

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802493187
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Self-Help

Help for anger management — from NYT bestselling author Gary Chapman Anger is a cruel master. If you struggle even a little with anger, you know how it feels to get mad too easily. To lash out at someone you love. To hold onto frustration. You might even notice others seem uneasy around you. You know anger is hurting your life, but you don’t know how to fix it. There is hope. When you understand why you get angry and what to do about it, you can change the course of your life for the better. In Anger: Taming a Powerful Emotion, counselor Gary Chapman shares surprising insights about anger, its effect on relationships, and how to overcome it. His advice and real-life examples will help you: Understand yourself better Overcome shame, denial, and bitterness Discern good anger from bad anger Manage anger and conflict constructively Make positive life changes Let go of your grudges and resentment Help others (like your children) deal with anger and more Whether your anger is quiet or explosive, if it’s clouding your judgment and hurting your relationships, it needs to go. Learn to handle anger in healthy ways, starting today. Gary Chapman is wise and empathetic, and he'll help you turn over a new leaf.

Hope For the Separated

Author: Gary D Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802479655
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Religion

The unfortunate reality is that Christians are separating and divorcing at the same rate as the unbelieving world. But does separation have to mean the end? You may not feel like reconciling. You may not see hope for a reunion. But the biblical ideal for a separated couple is reconciliation. So how do you do it? When doors slam and angry words fly, when things just aren't working out, and even when your spouse has abandoned your trust, there is hope. Hope for the Separated will show you through God's Word that your marriage can be restored. Recognizing that restoration will not happen for everyone, Dr. Chapman also gives insightful advice for those who experience the pain of divorce.

The Five Love Languages of Children

Author: Gary D. Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802479594
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Does your child speak a different language? Sometimes they wager for your attention, and other times they ignore you completely. Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection, and other times they seem totally indifferent. Attitude. Behavior. Development. Everything depends on the love relationship between you and your child. When children feel loved, they do their best. But how can you make sure your child feels loved? Since 1992, Dr. Gary Chapman's best-selling book The Five Love Languages has helped more than 300,000 couples develop stronger, more fulfilling relationships by teaching them to speak each others love language. Each child, too, expresses and receives love through one of five different communication styles. And your love language may be totally different from that of your child. While you are doing all you can to show your child love, he may be hearing it as something completely opposite.Discover your child's primary language and learn what you can do to effectively convey unconditional feelings of respect, affection, and commitment that will resonate in your child's emotions and behavior.

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802483997
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People, by Gary Chapman and Paul White, applies the love language concept to the workplace. This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decreased cases of burnout. Ideal for both the profit and non-profit sectors, the principles presented in this book have a proven history of success in businesses, schools, medical offices, churches, and industry. Each book contains an access code for the reader to take a comprehensive online MBA Inventory (Motivating By Appreciation)—a $15 value. The inventory is designed to provide a clearer picture of an individual’s primary language of appreciation and motivation as experienced in a work-related setting. This assists managers and supervisors in communicating effectively to their team members, and thus building a more positive and productive work environment.

The Five Love Languages Singles Edition

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802479617
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Being single or married has nothing to do with whether you need to feel loved! Everyone has a God-given desire for complete and unconditional love in all relationships. Originally written for couples, bestselling The Five Love Languages continues to revolutionize relationships. In The Five Love Languages Singles Edition, Dr. Gary Chapman adapts this powerful message to the unique needs of single adults. Understanding and applying the five love languages will enhance all relationships. Whether it's parents, coworkers, classmates, roommates, siblings, dating partners, or friends, The Five Love Languages Singles Edition provides tools to give and receive love most effectively. Includes a study guide that's perfect for small groups, workplace studies, and book clubs.

The 5 Love Languages of Children

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802493767
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Genre: Family & Relationships

More than 1 million sold! You know you love your child. But how can you make sure your child knows it? The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages® has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child’s love language in a way that he or she understands. Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell help you: Discover your child’s love language Assist your child in successful learning Use the love languages to correct and discipline more effectively Build a foundation of unconditional love for your child Plus: Find dozens of tips for practical ways to speak your child’s love language. Discover your child's primary language—then speak it—and you will be well on your way to a stronger relationship with your flourishing child. For a free online study guide, visit 5lovelanguages.com.

Everybody Wins

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: NavPress
ISBN: 9781496435927
Release Date: 2018-03-20
Genre: Religion

Every couple has disagreements. All too often, though, when we engage in arguments, our goal is not to resolve the conflict at hand, but rather, to win the fight. Unfortunately, when you win an argument, your spouse is the loser, and nobody wants to be or live with a loser. When you resolve a conflict, your spouse becomes your friend. Good marriages are based on friendship, not on winning arguments. Now, Gary Chapman provides couples with a simple blueprint for achieving win-win solutions to everyday conflicts and disagreements. By learning how to listen empathetically, respecting each other's ideas and feelings, and understanding why particular issues are so important to their spouse, couples can find solutions that result not only in resolving the conflict at hand, but also leave both partners feeling loved, listened to, and appreciated.

The Marriage You ve Always Wanted

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802490261
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Religion

From America's favorite marriage expert and author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, The 5 Love Languages® Respected marriage counselor Gary Chapman looks at the key issues that will help you build the marriage you've always wanted, answering such real-life questions as . . . Why won't they change? Why do we always fight about tasks and responsibilities? Why should we have to work at sex? In the warm, practical style that has endeared him to audiences worldwide, Dr. Chapman delivers advice on all the "big issues," like: Money Communication Decision making In-laws and much more Each chapter includes a "Your Turn" opportunity for reflection and interaction between spouses. Discover the "joy potential" in your marriage and your "ministry potential" for God!

A Couple s Guide to a Growing Marriage

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802491848
Release Date: 2014-07-28
Genre: Religion

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Gary Chapman Every marriage is a growing marriage. The real question is: are you growing closer together or further apart? If you’re content with the latter, don’t change a thing. However, if you desire the kind of marriage that keeps getting better, then you’ll need to be intentional. This book will start you in the right direction. A Couple’s Guide to a Growing Marriage teaches you how to... Invite God into the details of your life and marriage Listen in ways that deepen intimacy and friendship Understand your spouse and be understood Keep your love fresh and mutually engaging Manage conflict constructively, not destructively In both private and shared-time exercises, you'll explore Bible study, prayer, and Scripture memory. You will learn how to have a brief daily sharing time with your spouse, and you will cultivate deeper friendships with others through group activities. So much more than a personal and group study, A Couple's Guide to a Growing Marriage Bible Study will teach you to share your life more fully with God, and as your relationship with God deepens, so will your relationship as a couple.

The 4 Seasons of Marriage

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1414341709
Release Date: 2012-08-31
Genre: Religion

Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the perennial best seller The Five Love Languages, provides an easy-to-grasp framework to help couples understand their marriage and seven practical strategies for strengthening or improving their marriage relationship. A valuable resource for couples regardless of how long they've been married, this biblically based book is a reference tool to help couples through every season of marriage. Summary of features:Valuable insight for every couple, regardless of how long they have been married. Provides seven practical strategies to help couples understand and strengthen their marriage relationship. Includes a Marital Seasons Profile to help couples determine the season of their marriage.

Home Improvements

Author: Gary Chapman
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9781414300153
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Family & Relationships

Chapman provides a do-it-yourself approach to helping couples learn to overcome bad habits. By learning and using Dr. Chapman's simple three-step process, couples will be able to successfully negotiate change without resorting to arguing or manipulation.