Item description for Wonderful Marriage: A Guide to Building a Great Relationship That Will Last a Lifetime by Lilo Leeds, Gerard Leeds, Terrence Real & Susan Seliger...
Written to share the wisdom gleanedfrom 56 years of married life, thisbook isa levelheaded marriage manual with supporting commentary from a nationally-known family therapist. Providing a portrait of aremarkable and productive egalitarian marriage, as wellas thoughtful speculationaboutthe high rate ofdivorce in America today,the discussionholdsthat, no matter how dull it sounds, a rationalapproach works best inrelationships.Advising young peopleto value characterover charm andgenerosityover selfishness when choosing a mate, the book also discussesthe bigtopics ofmoney, religion, sex,gender roles, child-rearing, and dreams for the future with useful andtouching insights about honest and loving communication. Takinga broad andbasic view of marriage andavoidinggimmicks and trendy theories,this guide offerssolid advice aswell as a big pep talkon the happiness---not the hassle---of a committed relationship.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher Benbella Books
ISBN 1933771399 ISBN13 9781933771397
Availability 0 units.
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Fantastic relationship book May 15, 2008
This is an easy-to-read, important guide to finding and maintaining happiness with your spouse or partner. It's not too preachy or traditional, and it covers all areas of life--from sex to raising children to juggling the stresses of daily life. It's a complete and honest guide to working hard to achieve a happy relationship.
The Experts Rave About This Book May 8, 2008
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
Wonderful Marriage acknowledges the practical ways to achieve a happy relationship without compromise or conflict. ¨John Gray Ph.D., Author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
Familiarity can breed contempt or contentment. Heed the principles in Wonderful Marriage to make sure your relationship stays fresh, sexy and strong. ¨Ian Kerner, sex therapist and NY Times bestselling author
Wonderful Marriage isn't just another relationship advice book. It is an honest and authentic approach to making a relationship work. It offers useful guidance and insight into what actually makes a partnership go the distance. Identifying the most vital issues in a relationship- money, sex, and children is crucial. In addition, the authors don't neglect to address what causes most relationships to fail. ¨Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D., author of, If Love is a Game, These are the Rules and Negaholics: How to Overcome Negativity and Turn Your Life Around
You can tell from the first page the Leeds know what they are talking about. This book is about setting and getting high standards in marriage. How refreshing! A powerful, practical book written by people who have walked the walk! The Leeds set a high standard for marriage and do convince the reader we all can achieve this. Inspiring; hopeful; touching; informing. I really liked the book and was touched by its authenticity and especially liked the 'don't settle' message as well as agreeing on the Big Six! All very doable and durable! ¨Pat Love, Ed.D. co-author How to Improve Your Marriage without Talking about It
Now you can take out a marriage life insurance plan by simply reading Wonderful Marriage: A Guide To Building a Relationship That Will Last A Lifetime by Lilo and Gerard Leeds! In it they offer the specific ingredients to connect in all the ways that will create a happy, healthy and vibrant marriage for life. It's a must read for all married couples! ¨Dr. Jane Greer, Marriage & Family Therapist, author of How Could You Do This To Me? Learning To Trust After Betrayal, [...].
Wonderful Marriage is a wonderful guide to help find true love and enter a relationship that can lead to a great marriage! The chapter about "Dating with Purpose" is advice I give my clients. Be prepared to devote time and positive energy to finding your partner. Smart dating takes commitment and focus and the results will pay off. Keeping this book by your bedside can help guide you from dating through sharing a whole wonderful life together. ¨Lisa Ronis, NYC Matchmaker and Dating Coach