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How to Get Your Husband to Talk to Youby Nancy Cobb
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Speaketh the Language of Him
A man comes home and says to his wife, “I had a horrible day at work today.” She says, “Tell me about it.” “I just did,” he replies. Men and women communicate differently—and, all too often, not at all! This book is a sort of “linguistics” school that will teach you to speak your husband’s language: male . You’ll discover simple ways to cultivate a sense of humor about your male and female differences, open conversations with him—and keep them going, frame what you’re saying with masculine interest areas, respond proactively to what your husband shares, and develop thicker skin (this alone is worth the price of the book). Change up your language, spice up your marriage! It’ll be your husband’s favorite thing you’ve ever done…well, almost!
A man comes home and says to his wife,
“I had a horrible day at work today.”
“Tell me about it,” she says.
“I just did,” he replies.
Men and women communicate differently—and, all too often, not at all. This book is a sort of “linguistics” school that will teach you to speak your husband’s language: male!
Discover simple ways to: Cultivate a sense of humor about your male and female differences. Open conversations with your mate, and keep them going. Frame what you are saying within masculine interest areas. Respond proactively to what your husband shares—promoting more sharing! Develop thicker skin. (This alone is worth the price of the book. It will be your husband’s favorite thing you’ve ever done…well, almost!)
“Don’t miss this book! It’s fun, realistic, smart, helpful—on every page. Think of it as your husband is a TV, and you—for once—have the remote.”
David Kopp, coauthor, with Heather Harpham-Kopp,
Praying the Bible for Your Marriage
Story Behind the Book
“The concept for this book was born at five o’clock in the morning as I was working out,” says Connie. “To keep myself awake, I thought about what Nancy and I should write to follow The Politically Incorrect Wife . ‘What’s a topic that almost every married woman in America is interested in?’ I asked myself. Almost instantly, the answer came: How to get your husband to talk to you. Thus began a lot of reading, researching, surveying, and practicing. We were surprised time and again at what worked, and what didn’t! We think you will be as well.”
Two women's ministries leaders have collaborated on a primer that promises to resolve the age-old mystery of communication between the sexes--and leave men and women conversing happily. Cobb and Grigsby present a five-step "training program" for women who choose to love their husbands more effectively, but need practical help learning the best approach.
About the Author
Nancy Cobb and Connie Grigsby are popular speakers and the hosts of a weekly radio program called Lifewalk. They have co-authored three books, including the best-selling How to Get Your Husband to Talk to You. Cobb and Grigsby have been guests on The 700 Club and have made ten appearances on Family Life Today with Dennis Rainey and nine appearances on Revive Our Hearts with Nancy Leigh DeMoss. They live with their families in Omaha, Nebraska.
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