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James C. Dobson
James C. Dobson, Ph.D., is founder and chairman emeritus of Focus on the Family, a nonprofit organization that produced his internationally syndicated radio programs, heard by more than 200 million people every day. A licensed psychologist and marriage, family, and child counselor, he earned a... show more



James C. Dobson, Ph.D., is founder and chairman emeritus of Focus on the Family, a nonprofit organization that produced his internationally syndicated radio programs, heard by more than 200 million people every day. A licensed psychologist and marriage, family, and child counselor, he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in the field of child development. The author of more than 30 books, including his most recent bestseller, Bringing Up Boys, he has been heavily involved in governmental activities related to the family. Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they reside in Colorado.

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Sandra @ My Fiction Nook
Sandra @ My Fiction Nook rated it 4 years ago
As a mother of two boys myself, any book that advises me to ensure that they grow up to be more masculine (as if that is desirable) goes straight to the DNR pile. I want my children to become loving and kind men, not misogynistic assholes who wouldn't recognize an emotion if it hit them over the hea...
Jeff Noble
Jeff Noble rated it 5 years ago
What Wives Wish Their Husbands Knew About Women by James Dobson (?)
iola
iola rated it 5 years ago
Dr James Dobson has been speaking and writing about parenting for decades, providing advice on marriage, parenting and life in general from a Christian perspective. That voice of experience is immediately apparent, although some of what he says sounds somewhat old fashioned, in style if not in conte...
Books: A true story
Books: A true story rated it 6 years ago
It helped me understand more about boys since I grew up with all sisters. It was more religious than I thought it was going to be and although I agreed with him on his views about gender, someone who didn't would find themselves throwing it against the wall. The author is a little opinionated. He...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 7 years ago
This book saved my marriage (well and the tapes to the radio program where he talked about this book too). Things you must not do: 1) Cry and ask what you can do to stop them from leaving, messing around, ignoring you. Stay strong. You can cry when you're alone, but do not cry in front of your ...
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