From the Back Cover
Marriage-enrichment specialists Robert and Rosemary Barnes show you how to overcome roadblocks to communication and develop heart-level intimacy with your spouse. Drawing from a wealth of real-life experiences, they share insights that will help you unlock doors to thoughts and feelings. You'll learn how to move past each other's outer walls to discover the rich, often fragile world that lies inside. We Need to Talk is a hands-on, "how-to" book for couples at all stages of marriage. Helpful summaries and questions at the end of each chapter encourage open and honest sharing and provide practical ways for you to - Reduce misunderstandings and defensiveness - Set aside time for meaningful conversation - Get through to a clammed-up "shellfish," a prickly "porcupine," an elusive "prairie dog," or a vegged-out "couch potato" - Talk frankly about sensitive subjects -- including sex - Rebuild communication after a serious rift. This engaging, easy-to-read book helps you communicate heart-to-heart -- for a lifetime.
About the Author
Dr. Robert and Rosemary Barnes are conference speakers and coauthors of Rock-Solid Marriage and We Need to Talk. Dr. Robert Barnes is executive director of Sheridan House Family Ministries, the author of several books, host of the weekly "Family Time Radio" program, and writer of a newspaper column on family issues. Rosemary Barnes is a frequent national conference speaker with Robert on marriage and family issues.
El Dr. Robert Barnes y su esposa, Rosemary Barnes, son conferencistas y coautores de Unidos para siempre y Necesitamos hablar, entre otros. Robert es el director ejecutivo del ministerio de familia Sheridan House, animador del programa radial semanal «Tiempo de Familia», columnista de temas familiares y autor de varios libros. Ellos son invitados con frecuencia a hablar de temas de familia en conferencias nacionales.