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About Les Parrott
Married in 1984, the Parrotts books include the award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, Love Talk, Real Relationships,Trading Places, The Good Fight, and Crazy Good Sex. Leslie's books include You Matter More Than You Think. And Les' books include Love Like That.
Each year Les and Leslie speak in over 40 cities. Their audiences include a wide array of venues, from churches to Fortune 500 company board rooms. Their books have sold over four million copies in more than two dozen languages.
The Parrotts have been guests on many national TV and radio programs such as CNN, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, The View, NBC Nightly News, and Oprah. Their work has been featured in USA Today and The New York Times.
The Parrott's are also founders of three online relationship assessments: SYMBIS.com (for facilitators working with couples), DeepLove.com (for couples of any stage), and Yada.com (for your adults).
Visit their website for lots of free resources at www.LesandLeslie.com and connect on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/lesandleslieparrott
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OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD!
With this updated edition of their award-winning book, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott help you launch lifelong love like never before.
This is more than a book--it's an experience, especially when you use the his/her workbooks filled with more than 40 fun exercises. Get ready for deeper intimacy with the best friend you'll ever have.
Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, which has been translated into more than 15 languages, is the most widely used marriage prep tool in the world. Why? Because it will help you . . .
- Uncover the misbeliefs of marriage
- Learn to communicate with instant understanding
- Discover the secret to resolving conflict
- Master the skills of money management
- Get your sex life off to a great start
A compelling video, featuring real-life couples, is available, and with this updated edition, Les and Leslie unveil the game-changing SYMBIS Assessment. Now you can discover how to leverage your personalities for a love that lasts a lifetime.
Make your marriage everything it is meant to be. Save your marriage--before (and after) it starts.
You've read John Maxwell's best-selling Winning with People, and now you're ready for some specific action steps to build on the knowledge you gained. 25 Ways to Win With People has just what you need! This complementary companion to the full-sized book is ideal for a quick refresher course on interpersonal relationships.
A small sampling of the twenty-five specific actions readers can take to build positive, healthy relationships includes:
- Complimenting People in Front of Others
- Creating a Memory and Visiting It Often
- Encouraging the Dreams of Others
#1 New York Times bestselling authors and renowned psychologists Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott share the single most important secret to happy relationships.
Relationships are rife with disappointment--but they are also the primary source of personal happiness. So it is no surprise that the number one question Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott hear over and over is, What's the single most important thing you can do for your relationships?
After over twenty-five years of researching, writing, and speaking on this subject, in Healthy Me, Healthy Us the Parrotts have whittled down their answer to the truth contained in this single sentence: if you try to build intimacy with another person before you have gotten whole on your own, all your relationships become an attempt to complete yourself.
Relationship skills, tips, and tactics? Sure. They have their place. But meaningful relationships--the kind we all long for--grow from something deeper, something stronger, something that has more to do with being than doing.
This groundbreaking book provides the three hallmarks to psychological, emotional, and spiritual health, pointing the way to true and lasting wholeness that can revolutionize every relationship you attempt to build.
Improve Your Relationships Today
In this down-to-earth, practical new book, #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Les Parrott provides a simple plan to improve all of your relationships--with family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers. Dr. Parrott takes the latest findings from psychology and sociology and blends them with biblical teaching to reveal five transformative ways of relating to people demonstrated by Jesus himself:
- be mindful
- be approachable
- be grace-filled
- be bold
- be self-giving
Each chapter contains a self assessment, and the results will aid your growth and help you revolutionize your relationships.
NYT best-selling authors Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott reveal new techniques based on extensive research that help couples manage conflict constructively - that's the "good fight."
MORE THAN ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD
Bold, upfront, potent, and proven, Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts is the guide you need to nurture a successful, lifelong remarriage. It asks key questions to help you and your significant other prepare for your marriage and tackle challenges with faith, perseverance, and hope.
Authors of the award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, Les and Leslie Parrott focus their groundbreaking, frontline expertise on helping men and women face the unique challenges of remarriage.
This comprehensive, guided approach explores nine critical questions you need to ask before--and after--you remarry. After reading this book, you and your partner will, among other things:
Know whether you're ready to marry again
Face the myths of remarriage honestly
Identify and meld your love styles
Say what you mean and understand what you hear
Fight a good fight
Combine a family
Includes a discount code for the truly revolutionary SYMBIS Assessment so you can personalize the content specifically to you and your fiancé. In addition, separate workbooks with self-tests are available for both men and women, and an audio version can be used in groups or by both partners.
Love Talk is like no other communication book you’ve ever read. The fruit of years of research by two foremost relationship experts (who also happen to be husband and wife), this book forges a new path to the heart of loving conversation. You’ll begin by identifying your security need and determining your personal communication style. Then you’ll put together everything you discover to learn how the two of you can speak each other’s language like never before.
This very day, you can begin an adventure in communication that will draw the two of you closer, and closer, and closer…consistently, in a way that creates the depth and connection you long for in your relationship.
Love Talk includes:
- The all-new Better Love Assessment
- The secret to emotional connection
- When not to talk
- A Communications 101 primer
- Practical help for the “silent partner”
Designed for use with the companion men’s and women’s Love Talk workbooks (sold separately).
In this updated edition, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott dig below the surface to the depths of human interactions, offering expert advice and practical tools for improving the most important aspect of human life: relationships.
Designed for college students, young adults, singles, and dating couples, this cutting-edge book teaches the basics of healthy relationships, including friendship, dating, sexuality, and relating to God. Newly updated and expanded to include the latest research on relationship building and vital information on social networking, it provides readers with proven tools for making bad relationships better and good relationships great.
A workbook is also available, which contains dozens of self-tests and assessments that will help readers determine their relational readiness, the health of the home they grew up in, their understanding of gender differences, and much more. Real Relationships and the Real Relationships Workbook furnish an honest and timely guide to forming the rich relationships that are life's greatest treasure.
The combustive force of a man's sexual drive can incinerate his wedding vows and family commitments--or it can ignite a flame of passion within his marriage that brings mind-blowing pleasure to both partners. In this practical guidebook filled with straight talk about the issues that concern men, psychologist Dr. Les Parrott reveals the truth about six areas that can undermine a man's confidence, damage his marriage, and leave him struggling unnecessarily with temptation.
Parrott counters these false beliefs and uncovers the answers to:
- how much sex women want
- whether married sex can be truly satisfying and steamy
- the biological effects of pornography
- what it really takes to please a woman
- whether masturbation is harmful or helpful
- the controlling force behind a man's sexual drive
Readers will learn how to change both their beliefs and their behavior, paving the way for a whole new dimension of sexual pleasure.
Feeling overscheduled and underconnected as a couple? Relationship experts Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott help you connect your time styles--and your hearts--so you can better manage your time. This is not a book about being more productive, but a book about being more connected with your spouse and maximizing the moments you have together.
After resolving communication meltdowns, finding time together is the number one relational need of most couples. Where does it go? We try to make it. Save it. Seize it. Buy it. And borrow it. And yet time continues to elude too many couples. At the heart of this book is the renowned Better Love Assessment, which helps you uncover your unique time style: Accommodator, Processor, Dreamer, or Planner. Once you know your time style and that of your spouse, this book will show you how to leverage them for powerful results. Your Time-Starved Marriage helps you:
- Dispel the two lies every time-starved couple believes.
- Maximize the minutes that matter most in your marriage.
- Recoup the time you've been leaving on the table.
- Understand why "loving on borrowed time" is lethal to your love life.
- And discover how to "get a grip on the time of your life."
Your Time-Starved Marriage gives you tools to feed your time-starved relationship, enjoying time with each other more than you ever imagined.
Workbooks also available.
Helping the Struggling Adolescent is your first resource to turn to when a teen you know is in trouble. Whether you're a youth worker, counselor, pastor, or teacher, this fast, ready reference is a compendium of insight on teen problems from abuse to violence and everything between.
Help starts here for thirty-six common, critical concerns. Topics are arranged in alphabetical order. Each chapter gives you essential information for several vital questions:
- What does the specific struggle look like?
- Why did it happen?
- How can you help?
- When should you refer to another expert?
- Where can you find additional resources?
Arranged in three sections, this book first gives you the basics of being an effective helper, then it informs you on the different struggles of adolescents. The final section--a key component of this book--supplies more than forty rapid assessment tools for use with specific problems.
Helping the Struggling Adolescent organizes and condenses biblical counseling issues for teens into one extremely useful volume. Keep it in arm's reach for the answers you need, right when you need them.