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Finding the Hero in Your Husband, Revisited

Embracing Your Power in Marriage

Foreword by Jackie Hill Perry
Published by Health Communications Inc
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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In an update of the groundbreaking original title, Dr. Juli Slattery illuminates the power of women in marriage, with an emphasis on the uniqueness of a woman’s capacity to build intimacy.

Finding the Hero in Your Husband, Revisited, is an invaluable resource for Christian wives in any season of marriage. From the newlywed navigating the fading honeymoon period, to the wife decades in who isn’t sure how things got so predictable, to the empty nester who finds herself wondering how to communicate with her husband again. In an update of her bestselling original book, acclaimed clinical psychologist and speaker Dr. Juli Slattery gently guides readers through topics that are inherently woven into every imperfect marriage. She uses sound theology to challenge and correct misconceptions and outright misinformation taught by the larger culture as well as the church. This book is both an educational resource as well as a practical “how-to” guide for navigating simple everyday challenges as well as deeper difficulties.

Solidly grounded in biblical truth, the book covers topics such as work, home life, conflict, and intimacy. It offers understandable explanations of God’s design, healthy expectations that reframe experiences, and relatable applications that women of faith can practice to influence their marriage and deepen their relationship with God. Ultimately, Finding the Hero in Your Husband, Revisited, will help a wife more clearly see and encourage the hero within her husband by examining her own heart.

Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker and broadcast media professional with over twenty-five years of experience counseling, discipling, and teaching women. She's the president and co-founder of Authentic Intimacy, a unique teaching ministry devoted to teaching on God's design for intimacy and sexuality. She hosts a weekly podcast, Java with Juli, where she answers tough questions about relationships, marriage, spiritual, emotional and sexual intimacy. Juli's books include Passion Pursuit, Finding the Hero in Your Husband, No More Headaches, and Guilt-Free Motherhood. She has contributed to the New York TimesUSA TodayToday's Christian WomanThriving Family magazine, Focus on the FamilyFamily Life Today, and many other secular and Christian media outlets. She and her husband, Mike, have been married since 1994 and have three sons.

“To understand and believe in the power we as women have in our marriages is a game-changer. The power to create intimacy, the power to build up, the power to help our husbands become the men that God created them to be—what a gift! This book will cause you to look at your marriage through a new lens. You will love better, trust better, pray better, and encourage better because of this book. Thank you, Juli, for this gift to marriages around the world!”

—Jamie Ivey, bestselling author and host of The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey podcast

“In truth, I cannot say enough about the beauty, power, and potency of this book. These words found me at the exact moment of need in my own marriage, and I found myself wanting to highlight line after line as simple yet profound truths were so clearly articulated. Juli has done a masterful job of weaving together personal narrative, biblical exposition, practical teaching and prophetic illumination of God’s heart and divine design of man, woman, and the mystery of marriage. These pages held keys to understanding the ‘whys’ behind some of my own angsts and helped me tangibly grasp some of the inner wirings of my husband’s complex and powerful design. I am so grateful to have this resource and am grateful for Juli’s revisitation to this timeless impartation and exhortation. I wholeheartedly encourage every woman to dive into the depths of this work, willfully inviting the Holy Spirit to minister to your heart where and how He intends. I am walking away humbled, encouraged, equipped and impassioned to continue investing intentionally into my marriage for the glory of God!”

Mo (Isom) Aiken, New York Times bestselling author of Wreck My Life: Journeying from Broken to Bold, Sex, Jesus and the Conversations the Church Forgot, and Fully Known: An Invitation to True Intimacy with God

“I’ve been married over 40 years, and I have read a lot of books on being a wife. Finding the Hero in Your Husband is a must read! I wish I had this book when I was younger. It would have saved me from making many mistakes that caused a lot of pain. Read it now! You will be glad you did, and your husband will thank you for decades to come.”  

—Ann Wilson, co-host of the Family Life Today radio broadcast and co-author of Vertical Marriage