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Love Busters: Protecting Your Marriage from Habits That Destroy Romantic Love

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How spouses treat each other has a tremendous bearing on the success and failure of marriage. In this completely updated and revised edition of "Love Busters," Willard F. Harley, Jr., helps couples identify and overcome the most common habits that destroy the feeling of love, including selfish demands, disrespectful judgments, angry outbursts, dishonesty, annoying habits, ...more
Hardcover, 316 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Fleming H. Revell Company
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Marjanne
Jul 19, 2010 Marjanne rated it liked it
While I thought this book was a worthwhile read, I don’t feel like it changed me much. Dr. Harley has some good ideas for resolving marriage conflicts, as well as how to maintain a romantic relationship. However, I’m not sure I agree with everything he suggests and I probably won’t be integrating all of his suggestions into my marriage. I have read His Needs, Her Needs and thought it was more helpful to me.
Sally
Jan 15, 2015 Sally rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I found Dr. Harley's book to be a great source for understanding how and why we love our spouse one day and can barely tolerate them the next. It's like a checking account: making deposits and making withdraws.

No book is going to change you, that is something that you have to want to do for yourself. If you truly desire to be a better person, which will make you a better spouse, you will find guidance within these pages.

One word of caution - if your intention is to read this book in the hopes
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Rachel
A great book. I think if both people were prepared to embrace his suggestions a wonderful relationship would result. It all sounds very sensible. His ideas about our Giver & Taker made a great deal of sense to me. He seems slightly dogmatic and repetitive at times but also has the feeling of a wise person with a huge volume of experience.
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Dec 09, 2013 Don rated it it was amazing
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A must read for all couples embarking marriage.
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what the hell title is that...need to read this
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Willard F. Harley, Jr., Ph.D. is best known as author of the internationally best selling book, His Needs, Her Needs: Building An Affair-proof Marriage. Over three million copies have been purchased, and it is available in twenty-two foreign translations.

Dr. Harley earned a Ph.D. degree in psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1967 and has been a Licensed Psychologist in
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