The Surrendered Wife: A Practical Guide for Finding Intimacy, Passion and Peace with a Man
Simon and Schuster, Feb 28, 2001 - 288 pages
A New York Times bestseller, this controversial guide to improving your marriage has transformed thousands of relationships, bringing women romance, harmony, and the intimacy they crave.
Like millions of women, Laura Doyle wanted her marriage to be better. But when she tried to get her husband to be more romantic, helpful, and ambitious, he withdrew—and she was lonely and exhausted from controlling everything. Desperate to be in love with her man again, she decided to stop telling him what to do and how to do it. When Doyle surrendered control, something magical happened. The union she had always dreamed of appeared. The man who had wooed her was back.
The underlying principle of The Surrendered Wife is simple: The control women wield at work and with children must be left at the front door of any marriage. Laura Doyle’s model for matrimony shows women how they can both express their needs and have them met while also respecting their husband’s choices. When they do, they revitalize intimacy.
Compassionate and practical, The Surrendered Wife is a step-by-step guide that teaches women how to:
· Give up unnecessary control and responsibility
· Resist the temptation to criticize, belittle, or dismiss their husbands
· Trust their husbands in every aspect of marriage—from sexual to financial
· And more.
The Surrendered Wife will show you how to transform a lonely marriage into a passionate union.
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Review: The Surrendered Wife: A Practical Guide To Finding Intimacy, Passion and PeaceUser Review - Julie - Goodreads
In spite of it's somewhat off-putting title, this book is a treasure that I would recommend to all women, especially those with intense and highly driven personalities. I became interested in this ... Read full review
Review: The Surrendered Wife: A Practical Guide To Finding Intimacy, Passion and PeaceUser Review - Jennifer - Goodreads
In an era where marriages are failing at such a high percentage rate, this book offers a lot of knowledge and guidance for wives. Extremely insightful...even for the modern marriage. Put some of the key points to the test and they work. Very glad I read it. Read full review