"Everyone one of you when you walk into a room can probably tell the difference between a man who is life-giving. That is, he essentially breathes life into other people. He is encouraging, passionate, listening. You know what that looks and feels like, right?"
The men in the audience nodded their heads in agreement. So I continued.
"When you encounter that guy you walk away a different person. [...]
With so many marriage books out there, how do you know which books to choose from?
Last month I wrote a post asking you about what marriage books changed your life. I mentioned in the post that two and half years ago I wrote a post about the premarital books I recommend to couples.
"There lies within the heart of most human beings a deep longing for close companionship with another--one who like us, yet mysteriously and sometimes maddeningly different from us. That heartfelt urge has been there from the beginning, and most of us feel it long before we're aware of our sexuality." (pp. 9)
Those are the beautiful words that begin Adam Hamilton's new book, Love to Stay: Sex, Gr[...]