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The Family You've Always Wanted by Gary Chapman
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Dr. Chapman offers practical advice for strengthening relationships and maintaining intimacy within the family. In today's world, we've lost touch with what a healthy, connected family truly is. Dr. Chapman stresses the importance of such things as making good communication between family members a priority, nurturing and loving each other unconditionally, and family dinners (less about food, more about quality time spent together). If you are a parent, if you are a spouse, you'll find helpful ideas that apply to you and your current state of "family". Dr. Chapman includes a more personal look into the early days of his own family, which I enjoyed reading. I've highlighted many sections to re-read and also look forward to completing the assessment portion at the end of the book.
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Reading Progress

January 14, 2013 – Started Reading
January 14, 2013 – Shelved
January 17, 2013 –
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January 20, 2013 –
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January 23, 2013 –
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January 24, 2013 – Shelved as: 2013-book-list
January 24, 2013 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Lou (new)

Lou Anne How is this?


Christina I'm enjoying it so far! Dr. Chapman is an associate pastor at our church and I think he's incredible!


message 3: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey Smith He's at your church? How cool! I have read The Five Love Languages, and just bought the one that focuses on kids and teens!


Christina He is! Calvary Baptist in Winston-Salem. I love hearing him speak and have just recently started reading his books.


message 5: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey Smith You are only about two hours from me!


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