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Zusatztext "Who we marry is the most important decision we make. The Wait is a must-read for any person considering marriage and seeking to discover the greatness life has to offer! DeVon and Meagan offer a transformative and honest blueprint to unlock your blessings. This book has changed my can't afford to not read The Wait ." Informationen zum Autor DeVon Franklin is an award winning Hollywood producer! bestselling author! and spiritual success coach. He is a media multi-hyphenate committed to uplifting the masses through entertainment. DeVon is a leading spokesperson on faith and personal development. Beliefnet named him one of the “Most Influential Christians Under 40.” DeVon is CEO of Franklin Entertainment! a production company with 20th Century Fox. He’s produced the hit films Miracles from Heaven and The Star and wrote the New York Times bestselling book The Wait with his wife! Meagan Good . He graduated from the University of Southern California. DeVon and Meagan married in the summer of 2012 and live in Los Angeles. Meagan Good is an award-winning actress! bestselling author! and producer. She’s headlined some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters including  Think Like A Man! Think Like a Man Too! Anchorman: The Legend Continues! Stomp The Yard  and the critically acclaimed  Eve’s Bayou. She also starred in Deception for NBC and Minority Report for Fox. She is the New York Times bestselling author of The Wait . She’s also cofounder of The Greater Good Foundation! a non-profit organization that advocates for the empowerment and enrichment of young women. The Wait —— CHAPTER ONE —— NO SEX? YOU CAN’T BE SERIOUS Patience is not the ability to Wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while Waiting. —JOYCE MEYERS Just what is The Wait, exactly? The Wait is a conscious choice to pursue delayed gratification in the areas of life specifically related to relationships. It’s a decision to get your mind right, figure out who you want to be and what you want out of life, and use your time and energy to become the best version of yourself. Put simply: To Wait is to delay the temptation for instant gratification in relationships in order to get what you really want in life and become the person you truly want to be. That starts with saying no to sex. The Wait isn’t 100 percent about sex, but that’s where it begins. Sex is probably the most compelling aspect of human gratification. It’s such a powerful desire that outside of a proper healthy context it can cloud our judgment and cause us to make decisions that work against our own best self-interest. The untamed, untempered drive for sexual gratification has toppled empires, scuttled political careers, destroyed marriages, and squandered fortunes. Sex can be like a McLaren F1 race car: great in the right hands, but potentially disastrous when handled recklessly. We’re willing to bet that you’ve experienced more of the latter. We know because we’ve done it. We’ve all made terrible decisions about who to flirt with, spend time with, commit to, and even sleep with that had nothing to do with our brains but everything to do with our bodies. Sex can become a gateway drug to all kinds of other choices intended to satisfy the need for quick pleasure: going out with that gorgeous girl even though you know she’s a hot mess, spending the weekend at that dude’s place even though you know you’re not the only one, or having just one more drink even though you know it will impair your judgment. When we chase the high of instant gratification, we make choices that for many reasons are irresponsible and based on poor reasoning . . . or no reasoning at all. It takes time and self-control to take in information, le...

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Authors DeVon Franklin, Devon/ Good Franklin, Meagan Good
Publisher Simon & Schuster USA
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 30.09.2015
EAN 9781501105296
ISBN 978-1-5011-0529-6
Dimensions 163 mm x 235 mm x 21 mm
Assisted by Tim Vandehey
Subjects Guides > Self-help, everyday life > Partnership, sexuality

Beziehung, Selbsthilfe (medizinisch, psychisch), Ehe, Partnersuche

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