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Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions to Ask Before (and After) You Marry

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Publisher Comments:

Are you tired of marriage books that sound like they were written thirty years ago? Do you want real, honest advice from a couple who knows the hopes and struggles of today's couples? Do you want to build a marriage that will last a lifetime? Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts is the first comprehensive marriage preparation program specifically designed for today's couples. And it's the first program for couples developed by a couple. And Les Leslie Parrott are no ordinary couple. As marriage counselors and teachers, they're on the cutting edge of marriage research and education. Each year they teach a blockbuster relationships course to hundred of college students They see the struggles and dreams of couples up close. And they reveal the flaws and foibles of their own relationship in order to show how challenging--and rewarding — marriage can be. Most importantly, however, Les and Leslie Parrott share a dream: to equip couples in their twenties and thirties to prepare for lifelong marriage before it even starts. They know from experience that many couples spend more time preparing for their wedding than they do for marriage. Having tasted firsthand the difficulties of 'wedding bell blues, ' they show young couples the skills they need to make the transition from 'single' to 'married' smooth and enjoyable. Whether you're contemplating marriage, engaged, or newly married, Les and Leslie will lead you through the thorniest spot in establishing a relationship. You'll learn how to uncover and deal with problems before they emerge. You'll discover how to communicate, not just talk. And you'll learn the importance of becoming 'soul mates' — a couple committed to growing together spiritually. Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts is more than a book — it's practically a premarital counseling session Questions at the end of every chapter help you explore each topic personally. Companion men's and women's workbooks full of self-tests and exercises will help you apply what you learn. And the Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts video curriculum will help you to learn and grow with other couples who are dealing with the same struggles and questions. So start today, while your love is fresh. Save your marriage — before it starts

Synopsis:

Marriage in the '90s is risky business. Over two million couples will marry this year--and nearly half will eventually divorce. Learning to "save your marriage" before you get married is the focus of this book. The authors ask insightful questions that help couples identify and deal in advance with potential marriage problems.

Synopsis:

This book shows engaged couples and newlyweds how they can identify and overcome stumbling blocks to a healthy marriage.

About the Author

Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott are codirectors of the Center for Relationship Development at Seattle Pacific University (SPU), a groundbreaking program dedicated to teaching the basics of good relationships. Les Parrott is a professor of clinical psychology at SPU, and Leslie is a marriage and family therapist at SPU. The Parrotts are authors of the Gold Medallion Award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, Becoming Soul Mates, Love Is, Relationships, and When Bad Things Happen to Good Marriages. They have been featured on Oprah, CBS This Morning, CNN, and The View, and in USA Today and the New York Times. They are also frequent guest speakers and have written for a variety of magazines. The Parrotts serve as marriage ambassadors for the Oklahoma governor?s ten-year Marriage Initiative. They live in Seattle, Washington, with their two sons. www.RealRelationships.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780310492405
Subtitle:
Seven Questions to Ask Before (and After) You Marry
With:
Parrott, Leslie L.
Author:
Parrott, Les, III
Author:
Parrott, Leslie
Publisher:
Zondervan Publishing Company
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich. :
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Christian Life - Marriage
Subject:
Christian Life - Interpersonal Relationships
Subject:
Married people -- Psychology.
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - Interpersonal Relationships
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - Marriage
Subject:
Religion - Marriage & Family
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 151-158.
Series Volume:
TN-219
Publication Date:
May 1995
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.56x6.46x.69 in. .84 lbs.
Age Level:
Religion - Marriage & Family

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"Synopsis" by , Marriage in the '90s is risky business. Over two million couples will marry this year--and nearly half will eventually divorce. Learning to "save your marriage" before you get married is the focus of this book. The authors ask insightful questions that help couples identify and deal in advance with potential marriage problems.
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