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Make It Work

22 Time-Tested, Real-Life Lessons for Sustaining a Healthy, Happy Relationship
Narrated by: Tony A. Gaskins
Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
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Summary

Proven principles - drawn from real-life failures and successes - for building and sustaining a loving, healthy relationship in today’s trying times, from celebrity life coach and motivational speaker Tony Gaskins, Jr.

After speaking out about how weak and insecure men control women in relationships in 2009 on several globally televised shows, Tony Gaskins launched his career as a life coach and relationship counselor. Since then, Gaskins, who has been a faithful and committed husband for more than a decade, has counseled thousands and inspired millions online, becoming one of America’s foremost experts on love and relationships. 

Practical and accessible, and delivered in the empowering, empathetic tone his devoted following has come to love and trust, Make It Work walks you through a series of essential lessons on how to maintain a healthy and long-lasting relationship. Drawing inspiration from the Bible and from his own personal failures and successes, Gaskins offers a framework for how to recognize the right person to settle down with, how to set standards that promote loving relationships - and what to avoid in a successful union.

Make It Work arrives as a hopeful response to a culture where breakups and divorces are all too common, and it serves as a vital resource to help your relationship thrive today.

©2019 Tony A. Gaskins, Jr. (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

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Love it.

Loved it very useful and real. I love that Tony narrated the book himself, adds emotions and meaning. About to listen the second time.

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For all regardless of relationship status

I thought this was for married couples trying to “make it work” but this book really does give great advice whatever your relationship status. I like that it’s speaks to both men and women. Very insightful and needed in this day and age.

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  • akaycia addison
  • 27-03-19

Really good listen

I love the lessons given to us by Tony in this book. It's common sense and faith-based, which seem to he two things individuals struggle with and lack. My only complaint would be that is it mostly geared towards married couples. I see ways to implement this into my single life when determining what to look for in a partner, but a lot may not actually come into play until marriage. Overall, I think this book will help a lot of couples with their relationships.

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  • mpeacock1234
  • 25-01-19

Wonderful!!

This is wonderful. One day in 2016, I was riding in my car listening to 88.1. A young man was on the radio talking about the word of God and his book "Real Love." I immediately downloaded the book. After reading that book, I read his book "Broke Minded."
@tonygaskins has done it again his new book "Make it Work." This book is for people who are single, married, separated, and/or divorced. I received my preordered audible on yesterday, but began listening today. He gives sound biblical teaching, scripture, and holy spirit inspired advice on life and relationships.
I wish that my soon to be ex husband and I had this book or even had someone in our lives during the beginning and throughout our marriage, to help us like this book will help others. Praying that it blesses everyone that reads it. It has blessed me!

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  • Pat
  • 17-02-20

Worth reading

I thank God that I came across this book before setting out. It has really been a blessing and a stepping pace for me and my fiancé all along. I supper celebrate you Tony Gaskins for being a source of blessing for humanity. God bless you and your fam

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  • Crystal Coleman
  • 13-01-20

Great Book for all!

Glad the author read it. Whether single, married or divorced, this book is for everyone! Great information to be guided by.

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  • TamaraB
  • 08-01-20

Wow!

I happened upon this book looking for something on relationships. The information in this book was very informative from a mans perspective. I found myself in a chapter that left my jaw on the floor. Many woman need to hear what Tony has to say. I would recommend it.

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  • Tachana
  • 05-12-19

This good was excellent

I love this book, and will defiantly be spreading the word to friends and family, and I know this will help me on my journey to finding my husband :)
Thank you Tony and God bless!

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  • Sweetne55
  • 26-11-19

awesome

I really enjoyed this book... Most certainly On point... Really loved the detail it made me more aware of what I need to do different and I believe my man got something out of it as well...

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-11-19

thank you for sharing this book

as humans all that is being talked about in this book are true and we all experience each of this things either in our marriage or relationship even individual so much that we miss and didn't know, to men and women please pay attention to this book listen to it and carry out each of these test make it your life changing

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  • Bree M
  • 21-11-19

Powerful

The best relationship book I've ever read. A must read for couples. I Loved it...

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-11-19

Excellent book. Definitely will listen to it twice

This book is well written, very detailed and definitely impacted me to be a better spiritual, physically and mentally. Thank you for sharing.