Published May 16, 2006
by WaterBrook Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
This book frees couples from squishing themselves uncomfortably into preconceived ideas of roles and has a helpful emphasis on our tendencies to let pleasing families of origin run the show (versus honoring but individuating).5/5. This Is Not Your Parents’ MarriageBy Sherri Oehme. It began when my hubby and I returned from our honeymoon. As I unpacked our suitcases, I filled the laundry room floor with sorted piles of. In short, your marriage is not like your parent’s marriage, and your kids’ marriages won’t be like your marriage. Some of these changes are good, some are not. Some can be fought, some are inevitable. Fighting things that are inevitable is a waste of energy and leads to marriage . Marriage counseling books can allow couples to create their own mini therapy session. Having the best marriage counseling book that we could read together, from the comfort of our own home made a HUGE difference for us. You see, The best marriage counseling books can be just as effective as a counselor. Read more now!
If you are afraid of making the same mistakes that ended your parents’ marriage in divorce, then remember you are not alone. My dad left my mom for another woman four months before my own wedding. The shock, sadness, and anger felt somewhat stifled by the joy of my own upcoming marriage. But deep inside, fear began to grow. This is a great book for couples who want to reclaim their sexual and emotional intimacy and for singles who want to attract the love of their life. This book is really good for men and women, and it gives easy, step-by-step techniques that couples can immediately apply to give and get the love they want and need. I highly recommend.". You almost certainly can't save your parents' marriage - they are the ones to decide its fate. Maybe you could see each of them separately. Try not to take sides or to impose solutions on them. God does. Jesus said, “What God has joined together, let not man separate” (Matthew ). God is the one who joins two in marriage — not the state, not the couple (for goodness’ sake), not the pastor, the priest, or the parents. God does. God creates a marriage in heaven and it is unbreakable except by death. God made this.
If your parents are opposed to your choice because your fiancé(e) is not a Christian, then it is time to listen very closely to what they have to say. The Bible does not approve of marriage to an unbeliever (2 Corinthians ; 1 Corinthians ). But if your parents are opposed because you plan to marry a Christian and they themselves are. Gottman has spent his career researching marriage partnerships, and has come up with seven essential strategies to help correct behaviors that cause discord in relationships. It’s filled with practical advice, as well as questionnaires and exercises to do with your partner. This insightful book may help you improve your friendships, too. My parents always told me to put your marriage first and not let your children become the only priority. They said that the best gift you can give your kids is a happy relationship. “Whom Not to Marry” contains many cautionary considerations when it comes to marriage, but I did not find it a negative book. Father Connor points not only to characteristics that may harm marriage, but to qualities that enrich it — like respect, patience, commitment, compromise and kindness.