1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married

Author: Monica Mendez Leahy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071636834
Release Date: 2004-04-27
Genre: Business & Economics

The relationship expert from the Ladies' Home Journal, the Wall Street Journal, and Lifetime Television shows how to prevent marriage problems before they start There's nothing wrong with starter jobs and starter homes, but starter marriages? Relationship expert Monica Mendez Leahy is on a mission to help readers make their marriage last. Her 1,001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married offers a reality check for couples on the marriage path, helping them realize how much they have yet to discover about their partner's nature, thought processes, lifestyle, and marital expectations. Engaged couples learn to discuss issues deeper than "chicken or fish" and to broach subjects that are often ignored before the nuptials yet essential for the foundation of an intimate, long-lasting relationship. Posed in a variety of fun formats, including multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and hypotheticals, these questions include topics such as: "Does your partner feel that you're too attached to your parents?" "Is there such a thing as innocent flirting?" "Is it OK to cheat on your taxes?" And more

101 Questions to Ask Before You Get Engaged

Author: H. Norman Wright
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736931031
Release Date: 2004-06-01
Genre: Religion

The Perfect Remedy for Cold Feet! More than half of all couples who become engaged this year will never make it to the altar. Why? Leading experts believe it's because couples fail to really get to know their potential mate before getting engaged. Relationship expert and noted couples counselor Norm Wright steers potential brides and grooms through a series of soul-searching questions to discern if they've really met "the One." Couples will be much more confident about whether or not to pursue marriage after completing these in-depth and personal questions. Norm also addresses the delicate subject of calling off the wedding if readers discover that a potential mate isn't actually meant to be a life partner.

12 Questions to Ask Before You Marry

Author: Clayton King
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 9780736941952
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Religion

Today, marriages have a 50 percent chance of lasting. Longing to improve those odds, pastor Clayton King, author of the popular Dying to Live, and his wife, Charie, reveal a revolutionary biblical perspective--at the heart of a godly union is a heart of service. Love is more about understanding one's spouse than being understood. Offering wisdom from God's Word and beneficial advice from their decade of marriage, the Kings present 12 relationship-building questions for couples to ask before they wed. They guide and encourage couples to discuss their: religious backgrounds past relationships desires for family and future financial habits and goals vocational aspirations These questions reveal expectations and concerns and help each person understand the needs and hopes of their loved one. A great resource for churches, counselors, dating couples, and young men and women who dream of a forever marriage.

How Can I Be Sure

Author: Bob Phillips
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 9780736933605
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Religion

For more than 20 years this pre-marriage inventory has helped couples contemplating marriage. Readers explore their thoughts and feelings, find areas of agreement, and develop a basis for resolving disagreements.

The Hard Questions

Author: Susan Piver
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101216125
Release Date: 2007-12-27
Genre: Family & Relationships

From Time magazine and USA Today to O, The Oprah Magazine, the media has raved about this life-changing New York Times bestseller. Now, just in time for Valentine's Day, comes this beautiful hardcover edition. Complete with new material, The Hard Questions is now being published in the same keepsake format as The Hard Questions for an Authentic Life.

Things I Wish I d Known Before We Got Married

Author: Gary D. Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 1575679221
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Religion

“Most people spend far more time in preparation for their vocation than they do in preparation for marriage.” With more than 35 years of experience counseling couples, Gary has found that most marriages suffer due to a lack of preparation and a failure to learn to work together as intimate teammates. So he put together this practical little book, packed with wisdom and tips that will help many develop the loving, supportive, and mutually beneficial marriage they envision, such as: What the adequate foundation for a successful marriage truly is What to expect about the roles and influence of extended family How to solve disagreements without arguing How to talk through issues like money, sex, chores, and more Why couples must learn how to apologize and forgive Ideal for newly married couples and those considering marriage, the material lends itself to heart-felt, revealing, and critical conversations for relational success. Read this bookand you’ll be prepared for—not surprised by—the challenges of marriage. - Bonus features include: Book suggestions and an interactive websites to enhance the couples’ experience “Talking it Over” questions and suggestions to jumpstart conversations over each chapter Appendix on healthy dating relationships and an accompanying learning exercise

The Before You Marry Book of Questions

Author: Bill Farrel
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 9780736951487
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Religion

From Bill and Pam Farrel, bestselling authors of Men Are Like Waffles—Women Are Like Spaghetti and Red-Hot Monogamy, comes a new book especially for dating and engaged couples. Filled with their trademark wisdom, humor, and insight, The Before-You-Marry Book of Questions will help couples delight in their differences; plan their financial future; sort through family obstacles; lay a strong foundation for a marriage that goes the distance; and give their marriage to God. With “his and hers” quizzes and ideas for dates where couples can talk openly and freely about their relationship and future, The Before-You-Marry Book of Questions is a practical and essential guide for any couple building a life together.

Before You Get Engaged

Author: Dr. David Gudgel
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418566029
Release Date: 2007-12-30
Genre: Religion

Before You Get Engaged offers priceless advice and direction for daters who are considering popping (or answering) the big question. Author and counseling pastor David Gudgel teams with his son, Brent, and Brent's girlfriend, Danielle, using anecdotes, dialogue, and diary entries to discuss the twelve relational indicators indispensable to a healthy, lasting marriage, including: Would you marry you? Are you spiritually connected? Are you better together than apart? Have you considered what God has to say? Complete with fun and endearing proposal tips as well as ways to gently ask your significant other for more time, Before You Get Engaged will equip you with the insight, confidence, and peace to make one of the biggest decisions of your life.

Before You Say I Do

Author: Todd Outcalt
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399532439
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Relationship counselor Todd Outcalt encourages couples to engage each other with in-depth conversations, and share life histories and experiences, in order to build a strong foundation before marriage-and avoid making mistakes.

Your Intercultural Marriage

Author: Marla Alupoaicei
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 1575673541
Release Date: 2009-06-24
Genre: Religion

In an increasingly global and connected world, marriages between spouses of different countries and cultures are on the rise. Marla Alupoaicei, herself wed to a Romanian, helps couples sort through such issues as food, finances, family, and such “hidden” problems as different understandings of what it means to be “on time.” Marla combines real-life stories with expert perspectives and biblical insight for a helpful guide both for those just starting out on the intercultural adventure – and those in the midst of it. You'll get practical and biblical advice for handling the most common intercultural conflicts, including: Planning your wedding Communication Understanding each other's values Different views of time Agreeing on food Managing finances Intimacy Raising children Handling illness and grief

Getting Ready for Marriage Workbook

Author: Jim Burns
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 9780781412841
Release Date: 2015-02-01
Genre: Religion

Pulling off a successful wedding is one thing but fortifying a lifelong relationship is an entirely different endeavor. Relationship experts Jim Burns and Doug Fields invite couples to take a proactive approach to their marriage union—one that doesn’t shy away from sticky areas and tough topics—in order to develop a solid course from the very beginning. Jim and Doug apply decades of frontline experience working with couples into this fresh and practical resource. Organized in nine highly relevant sessions, each centered on key biblical and relational touchstones, Burns and Fields equip participants to confront big issues including communication, finances, spirituality, and intimacy—prior to their wedding day. Great as a stand-alone resource or partnered with the Getting Ready for Marriage: A Practical Road Map for Your Journey Together book and companion video package.

The Vixen Manual

Author: Karrine Steffans
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780446551366
Release Date: 2009-07-13
Genre: Self-Help

Since she exploded on the scene with her two juicy and impossible-to-put-down tell-alls, readers have wanted to know even more about what makes Karrine Steffans tick. How was she able to meet all the high profile politicians, movie stars, and other celebrities that are her close acquaintances? What skills does she possess to keep men wanting more? Finally, Karrine lays it all out and explains exactly what a woman must do to win over the man of her dreams. With chapters like "Never Let Him See You Sweat," "Flirting," "Encouraging His Manhood," and "Give Him What He Wants," this hot and sexy manual is a must-have for every woman's bookshelf.

300 Questions Lds Couples Should Ask Before Marriage

Author: Shannon L. Alder
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 0882907743
Release Date: 2004-08-01
Genre: Religion

Did you know that the divorce rate among Mormons is now 40%, only 10% below the national average? with a 40% chance of marriage failure, it is more important than ever to be selective when choosing a spouse. President Spencer W. Kimball once said, In selecting a companion for life and for eternity, certainly the most careful planning, thinking, praying and fasting should be done to be sure that of all decisions, this one must not be wrong. 300 Questions Every LDS Couple Should Ask Before Getting Married will help you and your partner explore common goals and perspectives. the questions in this book will inspire couples to gain a deeper understanding of each other to build lasting and eternal relationships. Some of the subjects covered include: Should your children pay for their own missions? What have you done financially to prepare for marriage? Do you expect intimacy often? Does your partner? Couples should leave no question unasked when deciding on an eternal partner. Let 300 Questions Every LDS Couple Should Ask Before Marriage help you discover how to design a happy and everlasting marriage.

The 10 Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married and How to Have Them

Author: Guy Grenier
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1489541357
Release Date: 2013-12

Doing relationship well isn't about luck, circumstance, or even personality. It's about having a good set of relationship skills. It's a simple truth that we do our jobs better, we parent better, and we look after our health better when we're taught the skills that are required to do so. Similarly, we build lasting, loving relationships when we're shown how to build one for ourselves! Easy to read, filled with humour, and fun to do, The 10 Conversations teaches you step-by-step how to communicate, problem-solve and have fun together, all the while investigating the critical issues related to relationship success. Drawing on psychological and marital research along with over 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Guy uses clinical examples from his practice, hands-on exercises, the wisdom of 50 years of scientific investigation, and even contemporary movie reviews (!) to guide couples through the process of becoming intimately connected and well-prepared to build a successful life together. Once you've learned the necessary relationships skills, scary divorce statistics loose their power to intimidate. Read The 10 Conversations and feel confident moving forward and having fun in your relationship!

Getting Ready for Marriage

Author: Jerry D. Hardin
Publisher: Nelson Reference & Electronic Pub
ISBN: 0840733208
Release Date: 1992-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

The saying goes "When you marry, you don't just marry an individual, you marry a whole family." But more specifically, you are marrying the influences that family has had on your spouse. Our families have shaped our views on everything from religion to finances to sex, and, whether helpful or harmful, these views are brought to our marriage and can unknowingly affect it. Getting Ready for Marriage Workbook helps engaged couples and newlyweds: learn what "ghosts' they bring to marriage examine their family backgrounds determine guidelines for their own marriage Through interactive exercises, couples discover the roots of their beliefs, sight potential problem ares, and learn how to successfully through problems. Couples are then encouraged to make their own covenants in specific areas such as financial matters, resolving conflict, religious orientation,. and family planning & children-essential in building a strong marriage partnership.