Synopses & Reviews
You’ve always wanted a lifelong marriage. But you’ve also seen the alarming statistics about your chances of achieving this ideal. So how can you know that you’ve truly met the love of your life? How can you see past the stars in your eyes when you’re in love?
William Coleman has spent many years talking with couples: dating couples, engaged couples, married couples, divorced couples, remarried couples. And these conversations have convinced him that while most people would marry the same person again, they would go about it differently. They would learn more, grow more, ask more questions, reveal more of themselves, and argue less.
Not a dry, how-to book, Before the Ring is an entertaining and easy read, punctuated with cartoons that tickle the funny bone and packed with valuable insights. You’ll enjoy Coleman’s humor and wit; you’ll benefit from his experience and wisdom. Allow him to guide you and your dating partner or prospective spouse into discussions of the important, enduring issues by answering self-revealing questions designed to help you get to know and love each other better. Even married couples will benefit from this
There is a way to help assure yourself that you are marrying the right person. But to do that you have to ask questions—the right questions—and get reliable answers. Then you’ll be prepared for lifelong marriage, truly one of God’s greatest gifts.
A serious yet lighthearted guide for couples planning to marry. Newly updated and expanded.
How many times have you heard someone say, I wish someone would have made me think about that before we got married”? Now you can help.
With wisdom, compassion, and a healthy dose of humor, William Coleman helps the person who is considering marriage to ask some of those important questions before the big day.” Before the Ring may be one of the most helpful gifts you can give a man or woman who is considering marriage.
This revised and expanded edition brings you new chapters and 21 humorous and thought-provoking cartoons.
About the Author
William L. Coleman is a well-known author of books for children and adults. He and his wife, Patricia, have three children and five grandchildren and live in Nebraska.