Sunday, November 1, 2009

Love vs Respect


So, i've been reading this book by Dr Emerson Eggerichs. its called "Love & Respect" and it shares alot of insight into what it takes to make a marriage work. basically it talks about a females basic need for love and a males basic need for respect. It talks about the "Crazy Cycle":
without love SHE REACTS without respect HE REACTS without love
And so it goes, over and over. It identifies ways that a husband and wife should react to each other. It talks about how husbands should show their wives "unconditional love" while their wives simultaneously show "unconditional respect". It also brings the logical point that husbands do not have to "earn respect". It should be given to them. How would wives feel if their husbands told them they had to "earn love"?! It also goes into the "Energizing Cycle":
HIS LOVE motivates HER RESPECT motivates HIS LOVE
I could type for ages about this book, but if your really intent on trying to enlighten yourself, hit up AMAZON, purchase the book and read it. not only that, APPLY IT. its worth a shot. I mean, there is nothing to lose but sooo much you could gain..

MY RATING: ★★★★★ - 5 out of 5 stars