Great Parents, Lousy Lovers

Are Great Parents, Lousy Lovers? Are you giving the kids so much attention that your mate is feeling alone? Check out this book review!

From switching diapers to playing airplane, it’s not difficult to consume so much time and stamina on your youngsters that at the end of the day, you have nothing left for your mate.

Great Parents, Lousy Lovers Book Cover Great Parents, Lousy Lovers
Dr. Gary Smalley & Ted Cunningham
Tyndale Publisher House


You love your children but. . . Where did the intimacy go?

More than often, being a great parent brings an expense into having a great marriage.

In this book, relationship specialists Dr. Gary Smalley and Ted Cunningham, writers of From Anger to Intimacy, explain that it is conceivable to be an excellent parent and a great mate.

This work will assist you and your spouse to start reinvesting in your union—not just your kids—because the best basis for great parenting is a happy, healthful relationship.

Filled with humor, reason, and reliable guidance, Great Parents, Lousy Lovers will assist you to shift of a fatiguing, frustrating, unbalanced, kid-minded union to a healthy, altruistic, fulfilling, twosome centered relation.

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Dr. Gary Smalley is among of the country's most renowned writers and lecturers on family ties.
Great Parents, Lousy Lovers

He is the writer and cowriter of 16 best scoring, awarded titles along with many popular videos and films.

He has contributed over 30 years studying, schooling, and counseling.

Gary and his wife, Norma, have been married for 40 years and reside in Branson, Missouri. They family is also composed of three children and six grandchildren.

A bachelor of Liberty University and Dallas Theological Seminary, Ted Cunningham is the founding minister of Woodland Hills Family Church in Branson, Missouri.

Great Parents, Lousy Lovers

He is the co-founder of Two Ignite and co-creator of

Ted is a lecturer with the Smalley Relationship Center and has co-written three books with Dr. Gary Smalley:

  • The Language of Sex
  • From Anger to Intimacy
  • As Long As We Both Shall Live

He has appeared on broadcast as a guest discussing family life and issues.
Wedded for 13 years, Ted and wife, Amy live on Table Rock Lake with their two kids.


We all have to deal with this issue of problems in a marriage. The problem is, how do we react?

The authors give us information on the difficulties they confronted and evaluated during years of counseling in their mission, and the result is this fantastic book.

Well written and easy to read, this is a fun book with simple words about all common issues that happen in a marriage with kids.

Along 20 chapters, they recommend very well described functions, habits, and postures that will support us changing our kid-centered family into a couple-centered home.

They stress a lot how important for the kids, this move is.

The writers go over the value of mutually laughing, working together as a team, taking care of vulnerabilities and appreciating great intimacy.


Clearly, this book is a work for mature people, and I would suggest it to any couple that already has kids or intends to have them.

This is a great asset to for your home library.


The publishers sent me a copy for an uncompromised analysis through their blogger book review program.

Comments with your opinion will be appreciated.


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4 thoughts on “Great Parents, Lousy Lovers

  • 2016-09-17 at 11:32 am

    Sounds like a great book, and a topic all too relevant for most couples with children in our hectic world. I think we all have been here before, If only we knew beforehand exactly how to tackle this issue it may save some marriages. I am definitely taking a look at this one, thanks!

    • 2016-09-21 at 4:13 am

      Hi, Jodes,

      Thanks for sharing your impressions. Cheers!

  • 2016-10-02 at 2:25 pm

    Hello, there,

    I read this book a while ago and found it very helpful. It made me understand a few things that were bothering me and my husband regarding a matter of the such. I gave it to my sister and she was also satisfied with it.

    Your review is great and describes quite well what the book is about. Thanks so much.

    • 2016-10-05 at 10:03 am

      Hello, Nevlah,

      Thanks so much for sharing your experience.


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