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About Gary Smalley
Gary Smalley is one of the country's best known authors and speakers on family relationships. He is the author and coauthor of 16 best-selling, award-winning books along with several popular films and videos. He has spent over 30 years learning, teaching, and counseling. Gary has personally interviewed hundreds of singles and couples and has surveyed thousands of people at his seminars, asking two questions: what is it that strengthens your relationships and what weakens them?
Gary's books combined have sold over 5 million copies. Many of them have even been translated into various languages. "The Blessing" and "The Two Sides of Love" have won the Gold Medallion Award for excellence in literature. "The Language of Love" won the Angel Award as the best contribution to family life. All other titles have been top-five finalists for the Gold Medallion Award.
In the last 30 years, Gary has spoken to over 2 million people in live conferences. He has been presenting his live two-day workshop, "Love Is a Decision," once a month for the last 20 years. Television audiences all over the world have viewed his award-winning infomercial, "Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships." Several versions of the infomercial--first with Dick Clark, then with John Tesh and Connie Sellecca, and also with Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford--have been aired. This 18-videotape series has sold over 4 million tapes.
Gary Smalley has appeared on national television programs such as "Oprah," "Larry King Live," "Extra," "The Today Show," and "Sally Jessy Raphael," as well as numerous national radio programs. Gary has been featured on hundreds of regional and local television and radio programs across the United States.
Gary and his wife, Norma, have been married for 40 years and live in Branson, Missouri. They have three children, Kari, Greg, and Michael, and six grandchildren.
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Over 600,000 copies sold!
The perfect guide for husbands who want to love their wives and strengthen their marriages in a way like never before.
So you want your wife to . . .
- Understand you?
- Appreciate you?
- Be more responsive sexually?
- Support you during hard times?
- Admire you?
- Share your interests?
- Listen to what you have to say?
In this revised and updated edition of his classic bestseller, Gary Smalley explains a woman's deepest needs, shows men how to meet those needs, and gives ten simple steps to strengthen any marriage. He helps men to understand not only how to respond to a woman's feelings, but also how to make her feel important.
Using the latest research, humorous and touching illustrations from his own life, as well as case histories and biblical examples, Gary Smalley maps a blueprint to a better marriage that will have a deep and lasting impact on men and their wives.
Companion to For Better or for Best. Spanish edition also available.
Winning your wife back from emotional or physical separation is more than doing the same things with more intensity. It involves developing a whole new strategy to overcome what seem to be overwhelming odds to attain a come-from-behind victory. In Winning Your Wife Back Before It's Too late, Gary Smalley utilizes the following game plan to significantly increase your chances for a "miracle comeback":
- Understand "penalty flags"
- Open a closed spirit
- Honor your wife and children
- Develop sacrificial love
- Initiate change in yourself
- Be accountable by joining a support group
Through true stories of previously separated couples, you'll see how the principles illustrated in this plan have been fleshed out in the lives of real people and can lead to a successful reconciliation. Although there is no guarantee that you will win your wife back, you can still experience personal triumph and gain significant yardage in becoming the godly man you were intended to be.
Your marriage may be beginning to crumble. Or it may already be in shambles. Its present condition does not determine its future, though. You do.
Imagine building a home on a foundation of sand or mud. Renovating or redecorating your home would be senseless because at any moment the whole house could collapse due to a faulty foundation. Before changing flooring, wall colors, window treatments, and furniture, you would need to seek out an architect to first firm up the foundation.
Likewise, winning your husband back necessitates more than simply rearranging the old stuff in your relationship. You may decide to fight differently than you did in the past, but if the old unresolved anger is allowed to remain, then nothing will genuinely change in our marriage. Winning Your Husband Back Before It's Too Late targets the foundational weaknesses in your marriage. By developing an overall plan to win back your husband, you will learn how to:
- Discover what causes distance in marriage
- Understand the man you married
- Become whole
- Examine personality differences
- Build commitment
- Communicate more successfully
Winning Your Husband Back Before It's Too Late can help you rebuild a strong marriage in which you and your husband see each other through Christ's eyes and become one in Him.
Now couples can learn the skills to:
-resolve conflict, hurt, and pain in a healthy way
-master their internal buttons so as to overcome feelings of anger, frustration, and rage
-use five specific tactics to deal with anger and rage when they rear their ugly heads
-walk in the freedom God intends by learning the three essentials of forgiveness and five keys to nurturing a forgiving spirit
-craft the perfect apology
-remove the roadblocks to forgiveness once and for all
-break sexual addiction and heal after an affair
-and find answers to big questions about anger and forgiveness in their marriage
Over 600,000 copies sold!
Crack the code on what motivates your man and how you can build a better marriage together!
So you want your husband to . . .
- Be sensitive to your emotional and romantic needs?
- Comfort you when you're down?
- Spend more time with you?
- Listen to what you have to say?
- Appreciate you?
- Do more around the house?
- Spend time with the kids?
- Be your most intimate friend?
In this revised and updated edition of his classic bestseller, Gary Smalley explains how women can use their natural, God-given qualities to build a better marriage. He helps women understand not only the way men think, but also how to move a man's heart.
Using the latest research, stories from his own marriage, and case histories and biblical examples, Gary Smalley offers an insider's perspective into the world of men, including practical help and application so wives can deepen their relationships with their husbands and build a lasting marriage.
Companion to If Only He Knew. Spanish edition also available.
Out of your heart flow your words and actions. Change your heart, and you'll change your life.
According to best-selling author Dr. Gary Smalley, nobody has to live by the destructive subtle lies or believe the distortions of truth this world holds out to us. There are steps, strategies, and beliefs people can bring to their lives to either totally transform them or quietly improve them-and it all starts with hiding God's Word in their hearts.
Hiding God's Word in his heart radically changed the life of Smalley himself, and he is seeing it revolutionize the lives of people around him as well-from lust, materialism, selfishness, anger, stress, overeating, anxiety, and guilt, just to name a few. No matter a person's age, experiences, or previous patterns, this book will guide readers to the whys and hows of orchestrating their beliefs to forever change their lives and relationships.
Proven techniques to keep your marriage alive and lively from marriage expert Gary Smalley. More than 150K in print!
In this practical book, family counselor and best-selling author Gary Smalley, with John Trent, reveals a simple yet profound plan for a marriage of depth, warmth, and excitement. Guide your marriage for a lifetime by learning how to make your spouse feel truly honored, keep courtship alive, rebuild trust, and become best friends with your family. According to Smalley, good marriages are no accident. And deciding to love-in the practical ways outlined here-can result in relationships that are tougher than tough times.
Love is a Decision is also available in Spanish, El amore s una decision.
Make your marriage the safest place on earth.
Of all the best-selling books and award-winning videos Dr. Gary Smalley has produced for couples, I Promise is his most important and most revolutionary work ever. A decade of focused research has brought him to this startling new conclusion: Great marriages are built on a foundation of trust, not behavioral skills.
So not only is a harmonious, long-lasting relationship within every couple's grasp, but emotional security is the cornerstone for the relationship you've always wanted. That means you don't have to be a relationship guru to connect deeply with your spouse after all! You simply need to feel secure in your marriage – and to help your spouse do the same. Then the best relationship possible will happen naturally.
Creating security is easier than you think. It takes only five simple promises to each other. Promises you can most certainly make – promises this book will equip you to keep.
Writing in his trademark style, Dr. Smalley delivers a lifetime of information, true experiences, encouragement, and wisdom for anyone who wants their marriage to be not just safe, but the safest place on earth.