The Language of Love and The Two Sides of Love

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Author  Gary Smalley and John Trent

Publisher Focus on the Family Publishing 1991

Binding Hard cover Case Laminate

Condition Like New


This rare hardcover is two books in one by these relationship experts. 

The Language of Love by Gary Smalley and John Trent, Ph.D. This book explores the importance of effective communication in relationships. Smalley and Trent introduce a technique called "word pictures," which helps partners express their feelings and needs in a clear and impactful way. The authors provide practical examples and exercises to help couples strengthen their connection through better communication.

The Two Sides of Love by Gary Smalley and John Trent, Ph.D. This book delves into the concept of balancing two types of love: the hard side (tough love, discipline, boundaries) and the soft side (tenderness, compassion, nurturing). Smalley and Trent emphasize that both types are essential for healthy relationships. They offer insights and strategies to help individuals and couples achieve this balance, leading to stronger, more fulfilling relationships.

It also includes a study guide. 

About the Authors

Gary Smalley was a well-known relationship expert, speaker, and author who focused on marriage and family life. He founded the Smalley Relationship Center and wrote several bestselling books on relationships.

John Trent, Ph.D. is a speaker, author, and president of He has a background in counseling and focuses on helping families and couples build strong, healthy relationships. Trent has co-authored several books with Smalley and continues to work in the field of relationship and family therapy.

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