Love Must Be Tough: New Hope for Families in Crisis
Dobson examines the conflicts occurring between husbands and wives -- infidelity, alcoholism, emotional indifference -- and offers practical advice for the partner who wants to hold the marriage together.
I hear people misuse the phrase "tough love" to apply to being mean spirited. That's not what this is about. It's about not loosing your dignity and individuality in the name of love for another person. It is very disappointing when your spouse makes choices to follow their own selfish, self-centered pleasures and desires, and disregards any respect for you and the virtues of a loving relationship. Appeasement is not the answer, but unfortunately i ...more
The advices in the book are quite practical, and truly logical. It's a good reference for all married couples, and definitely a must-read for troubled couples. For singles, some practical advices are given as well to make yourself 'marketable'.