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Love busters overcoming the habits that destroy romantic love by Willard F. Harley

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Published by Fleming H. Revell in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English


  • Marriage.,
  • Communication in marriage.,
  • Man-woman relationships.

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Edition Notes

StatementWillard F. Harley, Jr.
LC ClassificationsHQ734 .H284 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL656703M
ISBN 100800717392
LC Control Number97001794

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With Dr. Harley's expert guidance, you can put an end to these Love Busters and build a marriage filled with love, passion, and care. This book was written to complement His Needs, Her Needs and will be useful to pastors, counselors, and couples.|Dr. Willard F. Harley, Jr., is a nationally acclaimed clinical psychologist, a marriage counselor, and the bestselling author of numerous books, including His /5(19). In this book, the Author describes five behaviors that he says destroy romantic relationships as well as friendships. He calls them love busters. He offers a plan for identifying which of these behaviors are involved in your relationship and then teaches you how to reduce them or illuminate them all together/5. Love Busters helps identify the habits one has that erode away the love in marriage. If you feel there is no hope in your marriage, that you are completely incompatible with your spouse, or you've lost so much love for your spouse that you can't even bare to look at him/her, please read this book before you throw in /5(33).   I call those destructive habits Love Busters. And as long as Love Busters are tolerated, love doesn't have a chance.". With this insightful book, you and your spouse can learn to avoid the six most common Love Busters that may have gained a foothold in your marriage: Selfish demands. Disrespectful judgments.4/5(3).

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One of the most important reasons is that, while they may make your spouse feel bad, they make you feel good. Most Love Busters gain pleasure for you at your spouse's expense. When your spouse complains about them, you rationalize your behavior and explain away the . LOVE BUSTERS QUESTIONNAIRE All couples that are using this questionnaire must buy the book, Fall in Love Stay in Love by Willard F. Harley, Jr. Size: 57KB. The six basic categories of Love Busters are listed below. There is also space for you to add other categories of Love Busters that you feel contribute to your marital unhap- piness. In the space provided in front of each Love Buster, write a number from 1 to 6 that ranks its File Size: 84KB. Protect your marriage by replacing love-busting patterns with love-building habits. In this revised and updated version of Love Busters, Willard F. Harley, Jr. expands on the first half of his original book by offering readers a more complete understanding of how to replace love-busting patterns with love-building habits. Discover six common habits of spouses that make each other miserable and Brand: Revell.