SOFTCOVER EDITIONThe Secret to Love That Lasts
Marriage is hard enough for the everyday civilian. But imagine marriage when you're separated by thousands of miles...when one of you daily faces the dangers of combat...while the other shoulders all the burden of homefront duties. Add to that unpredictable schedules, frequent moves, and the challenge of reintegration, and it's no wonder military marriages are under stress. Husbands and wives in all five branches of the military need a special resource to help them navigate marriage in the midst of it all. These men and women who are giving so much for so many need a way to love one another - a way that powerfully communicates to the heart.The 5 Love Languages
has a successful track record of helping military couples heal broken relationships and strengthen healthy relationships. Now this #1 New York Times
bestseller has been adapted specifically for military couples.
Special features of the Military Edition include:
The 5 Love Languages
- Stories of military couples from every branch of service who have found ways to use the 5 love languages in their unique lifestyles
- A Decoding Deployments section at the end of each love language chapter, offering tips on how to express love when you are apart
- A new chapter, Love Language Scramblers, explains how to speak the love languages through some of the most challenging times of a military marriage
- An updated Q&A section to include questions specific to military marriage
profile will help you and your partner identify your love languages so you can put the principles to work for you immediately. Guided by input from dozens of military couples in all stages of their careers, authors Gary Chapman and former military wife Jocelyn Green offer you an unparalleled tool for your marriage with The 5 Love Languages Military Edition
.About the Authors
Gary Chapman, PhD, is the author of the #1 New York Times
bestselling The 5 Love Languages
. With over 30 years of counseling experience, he has the uncanny ability to hold a mirror up to human behavior, showing readers not just where they go wrong, but also how to grow and move forward. Dr. Chapman holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively, MRE and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has completed postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University.
Jocelyn Green is an award-winning author, freelance writer and editor. A former military wife, she authored, along with contributing writers, Faith Deployed: Daily Encouragement for Military Wives
and Faith Deployed...Again: More Daily Encouragement for Military Wives
. Jocelyn is also co-author for Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq & Afghanistan
, which won the Gold Medal from Military Writers Society of America in 2010. She maintains her own award-winning Web site for military wives at www.faithdeployed.com. She holds a B.A. in English from Taylor University, and is an active member of the Evangelical Press Association, the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association and the Christian Authors Network. She and her husband have two children and reside in Cedar Falls, Iowa.