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Emerson Eggerichs

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs is an internationally known public speaker on the topic of marriage, parenting, communication and more. Based on over three decades of counseling as well as scientific and biblical research, Dr. Eggerichs developed the Love and Respect Marriage Conference which he presents to live audiences around the country. This dynamic and life-changing conference is impacting the world, resulting in the healing and restoration of countless relationships. Dr. Eggerichs has authored several books, including Love and Respect, which is a New York Times bestseller, Platinum and Book of the Year Award winner, and has sold over 1.6 million copies.
Emerson and his wife, Sarah, reside in Grand Rapids, Mich., and have three grown children. He is the founder and president of Love and Respect Ministries.

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Recognizing Your Son’s Need for Respect (Part 2 of 2)

Best-selling author Emerson Eggerichs talks to moms about a boy’s need for respect, and explains how they can give that respect to their sons. (Part 2 of 2)

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Recognizing Your Son’s Need for Respect (Part 1 of 2)

Best-selling author Emerson Eggerichs talks to moms about a boy’s need for respect, and explains how they can give that respect to their sons. (Part 1 of 2)

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Measuring Your Words With Others

Everyday interaction provides us with ample opportunities to blunder our words, not only with each other, but for all to hear and see through social media. Dr. Emerson Eggerichs explains how we can be careful to measure what we say in order to avoid misunderstanding and hurt feelings.

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Empowering Your Family Through Love and Respect (Part 2 of 2)

Author and speaker Dr. Emerson Eggerichs shares stories from his childhood and parenting journey to paint a vivid picture of just how vital love and respect are to a family as a whole. (Part 2 of 2)  

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Empowering Your Family Through Love and Respect (Part 1 of 2)

Author and speaker Dr. Emerson Eggerichs shares stories from his childhood and parenting journey to paint a vivid picture of just how vital love and respect are to a family as a whole. (Part 1 of 2)

Believing the Best About Your Spouse

When you decide to view your spouse as a good-willed person, that perspective changes your entire relationship. Even in the middle of conflict, you can see each other as partners and friends.

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Respect: A Marriage Essential (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, author of the best-selling book Love and Respect, explains how the marriage relationship is weakened by The Crazy Cycle, a pattern of conflict borne out of misunderstanding and disrespect. He offers help on breaking that cycle and re-strengthening the marital bond. (Part 2 of 2) Listen to Part 1

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Respect: A Marriage Essential (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, author of the best-selling book Love and Respect, explains how the marriage relationship is weakened by The Crazy Cycle, a pattern of conflict borne out of misunderstanding and disrespect. He offers help on breaking that cycle and re-strengthening the marital bond. (Part 1 of 2) Listen to Part 2

Telling the Truth With Love and Respect

People often decide that it is best to remain quiet when feeling unloved or disrespected. They suppress those feelings, but avoiding the real issue can actually be unloving or disrespectful.

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Seeing the Man in Your Son

What growing boys need from their moms can be summed up in one word: respect.