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Grace Jee on December 5th, 2012

       By:    Gary Chapman   The reason attitude is so important is that they affect my behavior and words.   I may not be able to control my environment: sickness, alcoholic spouse, teenager on drugs, aging parents, etc. but I am responsible for what I do within my  environment.   My attitude will [...]

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    By:   Gary Chapman   For the past thirty years in Western Society we have given undue emphasis to emotions.   When applied to a troubled marriage, this philosophy advises, “If you don’t have love feelings, admit it and get out of the marriage.”   “If you feel hurt and angry, you would be [...]

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    By:   Gary Chapman   I cannot change others, but I can influence others, how true is this!   It’s true, you cannot change your spouse, but you can and do influence your spouse every day.   If you are still trying to change your spouse, then you are probably a master manipulator.   [...]

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