At the core of most marital conflicts lies an overlooked but vicious culprit: disrespect. According to Dr. James Dobson, this symptom is the most serious indicator of potential family breakup. In his groundbreaking classic that popularized the "tough love" principle, Dr. Dobson offers practical help for the spouse who wants to hold the marriage together. He shows how to rekindle romantic interest and draw the offending partner back home. For new generations faced with ever-increasing threats to stable and loving bonds, Love Must Be Tough offers realistic hope.
Sarah K. reviewed Love Must Be Tough : New Hope for Families in Crisis on
A kind and practical guide to improving troubled relationships, Dobson's "Love must Be Tough" has long been a respected resource for those who view their relationships from a Christian perspective. I found it to be very helpful.
You have forgiven a thgousand times. You bent over bqckwards to make your partner feel loved and accepted. But the only reward for your loyalty has been anger, indifference, infidelity and abuse. Your spouse may be ready to walk out the door. But Dr. Dobson's tough love principles have proven unique and effective to rekindle romance and renew relationships.