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You Can Turn Conflict into Closeness

7 Communication Skills of Successful Marriages
Narrated by: Emil Harker
Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
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Summary

Packed with wonderful and incredible insights like you would experience from authors like John Gray (Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus) and Dr. Harville Hendrix (Getting the Love You Want), this book has practical punch with structure and strategies you'll find easy to remember and apply. You will learn the secret attitude for marriage success.

The first half of the book will teach you what you need to say to get what you want. You will also learn how to respond to your spouse when he or she is frustrated, disappointed, or hurt. The last chapter will teach you how to combine all the skills in the book to resolve issues in your relationship for good. And every step of the way will bring you and your spouse closer together. You Can Turn Conflict into Closeness, and I'm going to show you how.

For more information go to EmilHarker.com.

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Critic reviews

"Emil Harker's book...addresses the most important problem that short circuits great communication.... It's a must read for anyone who is dedicated to loving well." (John Gottman, author of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work)

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  • 16-11-18

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Nothing really groundbreaking in this book. narration sounds more like an improvised motivational speech. I couldn't finish it

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  • 09-11-18

Valuable insights and new approach to conflict.

Quite repetitive in the explanations. Helpful information concerning disarming land-minds and general conflicts that occur in all relationships including but not limited to spousal, children, and business.

Worth listing to despite the redundancy.

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  • Jessica
  • 05-10-18

Essential communication toolkit

I found this book extremely helpful and enlightening. Anyone could benefit from this guidance. Harker differentiates and makes clear the problem is not the problems in relationships, it is the process of addressing our problems. He breaks down and defines typical communication failings and how to effectively thwart conflicts through a process of understanding.

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  • 15-02-18

Great book to help you communicate better!

Emil has developed some really great strategies for communicating effectively and they work! My husband and I have recently started applying them and have already noticed a big change in how close we feel while handling conflicts. No other book we've read on the subject has been as easy to follow nor has any other book provided us with actual tools that work the way this one has. I am also using the same tools to communicate with my teenagers.

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  • Jason Cudebec
  • 14-02-18

Fantastic!!

I didn’t know what to expect from this audio book. The narrator (author) was believable and inspiring. If people are looking for simple suggestions to improve communication between themselves and their significant other ... this program will help.

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  • Linda S
  • 29-08-17

Must have for marriage books

I would put this book on my top 10 books on marriage and communication. This book teaches what we all need to know about communication with our spouse. I would put this in every newly married couples hand and also recommend the 'veteran' couples get a copy.

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  • joy marie smith
  • 24-08-17

Extremely useful content!

What Emil shares in this book are straight forward tips and strategies that, if followed, give you the experience of being in your partner's world and really "getting" them, and in turn being "gotten" by them.
This is the stuff we should be learning in school growing up!

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  • Lawna
  • 23-05-17

Different!!!

This book was so different than any other relationship book I have read. This book made sense. It gave me tools that I can use on a daily basis from here on out to have a better relationship with all of my family members especially my spouse.

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  • Robert
  • 06-01-17

Fantastic; Practical counsel for every marriage!

I highly recommend this book! Full of very practical suggestions for marriage life as well as any other relationship.

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  • Brenda
  • 18-06-16

good info.

I really like that the author reads the book, as it adds authenticity. His passion makes it not as dry as other books in the same catagory. It's definitely one that needs to be listened to more than once, with note taking and practice!

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