With the divorce rate steadily climbing and infidelity creeping into even the happiest marriages, in a society that trivializes adultery and its devastating effects, with temptation and opportunity coming at you from all directions-how can you keep your marriage from becoming a statistic?
The advice from best-selling author Jerry B. Jenkins is this:
I liked the frankness in which Jerry Jenkins writes this book. He was ...more
Hedges is one of those books that can help. The book's thesis is that because we live in such a sexually-charged cult ...more
Jerry does a nice job discussing his challenges openly without getting too lewd. He does toe that line, in a good way. Guys need to hear it straight!
For Wives: this is written for men, by a ...more
Most will find his suggestions in "Hedges" to be utterly puritanical and a roadblock to the kind of mature, sincere trust that ought to be cult ...more
While on Missionary assignment in Nigeria in the late nineteen-nineties, GOD compelled a dear sister to gift us a copy of Hedges. At that time, I could not see the need for it ... Later that year, as we added it to our weekly "reading as a couple" library, I realized the wisdom contained in this well written book!
Jenkins submits a notion in chapter eleven that caused us to weigh our vows in the eyes o ...more
I read this book years ago and still sometimes recall its powerful principles for exclusive romantic relationships. The author's examples are very realistic, and demonstrate how even a trustworthy and faithful mate can unintentionally set themselves up for failure. The crux is living above reproach: making sure you never discuss marital/LTR arguments with someone to whom you may be at ...more