Trading Places Workbook for Men
Stop stepping on her toes and learn how to dance. Have you been spending a lot of time stepping on your wife’s toes? Maybe it’s time you put yourself in her shoes. Trading Places: The Best Move You’ll Ever Make in Your Marriage is part of the key to winning much, much more from your relationship with your wife—more understanding, more laughter, and yes, more loving. Using this workbook as you read Trading Places will help make sure you get it right. Bestselling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott wrote this workbook to help you make the most of the little-known secrets of putting the time-tested strategy of trading places to work in your marriage. Packed with practical helps and tips you’ve never thought of, you’ll learn the simple, three-step-strategy to trading places and, as a result, you’re sure to: • Increase your levels of passion • Bolster your commitment • Eliminate nagging • Short-circuit conflict • Double your laughter • Forgive more quickly • Talk more intimately Use the workbook to drill down through the three crucial steps to trading places—you’ll find self-tests, journals, even exercises to do together with your wife. Specific suggestions for practicing empathy make learning easier—and it’s all tied to the book. When you’re done you’ll be prepared to experience “the intimate dance of trading places”. And you’ll have learned a skill that will make your marriage more rewarding—and more exciting—than you ever thought possible.
About the Author
A psychologist and a marriage and family therapist, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott are #1 New York Times bestselling authors and founders of the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University. Their books include Your Time-Starved Marriage, Crazy Good Sex The Complete Guide to Marriage Mentoring, and the bestselling award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts. Their work has been featured in The New York Times and USA Today, and they have appeared on CNN, The O’Reilly Factor, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The View, and Oprah. They live with their two sons in Seattle. Visit LesandLeslie.com.
‘Trading Places offers a ticket to vastly improved marital intimacy, and is well worth the price of admission. The Parrotts’ trademark use of fascinating and ground-breaking research provides unusual depth and substance. To top it all off, it’s a delightful read as well.’ – Gary L. Thomas, Author
Les and Leslie Parrott are nothing short of inspirational. Practical and challenging, Trading Places reminded me of “the secret” of marital happiness and success. A regular dose of the Parrott’s writing has done wonders for me personally and for my marriage. – Jim Burns, Ph.D., Author
‘This is a great book! Believe me, you’ll never look at your spouse the same way again. Les and Leslie, as usual, are grounded, easy to read, and immensely practical. Read Trading Places, and don’t go another day without walking in your spouse’s shoes.’ – Dr. Kevin Leman, Author
“Looking at the world through the eyes of your spouse will be a lot easier when you read Trading Places. Les and Leslie make empathy not only understandable, but attainable. I highly recommend this book.” – Gary D. Chapman, Ph.D., Author
I’ve seen first hand Les and Leslie’s world-class marriage. We all want a lively, vital, stimulating, and enjoyable marriage like theirs, and you’ll be well on your way after the 120 minutes it takes you to read this book. Nearly every page is as entertaining as an Everybody Loves Raymond episode. When you and the love of your life put the book down, I guarantee that both of you will know you just spent time with two of the happiest married people in the world, who both just happen to be two of North America’s top experts in psychology and marriage counseling. – Neil Clark Warren, Founder