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

1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married

Author: Monica Leahy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071438032
Release Date: 2004-04-06
Genre: Family & Relationships

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.

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

350 Questions LDS Couples Should Ask Before Marriage

Author: Shannon Alder
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 9781462128730
Release Date: 2018-01-09
Genre: Religion

Choose a companion you can always honor, you can always respect, one who will complement you in your own life, one to whom you can give your entire heart, your entire love, your entire allegiance, your entire loyalty. — President Gordon B. Hinckley
You love your partner, but do you always see eye-to-eye? Start your marriage off right with an open and honest discussion about you and your partner’s habits, history, and expectations.
In this second edition, Shannon Alder provides 350 conversation starters on various everyday topics such as spirituality, family relationships, intimacy, and a new section on technology and social media habits in order to help couples prepare for their life together. Build your future on a foundation of open communication and enjoy a happy and eternal marriage!

The Ten Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married

Author: Guy Grenier
Publisher:
ISBN: 1554700671
Release Date: 2008-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Getting married can be a frightening undertaking. According to statistics, almost 50 per cent of marriages end in divorce in North America. Clinical psychologist, marital therapist and sex therapist, Dr. Guy Grenier has developedThe 10 Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married, a comprehensive and easy-to-use handbook on effective communication strategies for couples getting ready to tie the knot. From having kids to careers, to family, sex, money, and spirituality, Dr. Grenier concentrates on the most essential topics, and offers basic guidelines and instructions that will allow couples to confidently assess the strength of their potential long-term relationship. Written in an open and accessible tone, and illustrated with real-life case studies,The 10 Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married arms couples with practical and effective strategies for attaining a lifetime pattern of excellent communication and greater chance at long-term marital bliss.

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.

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.

Don t You Dare Get Married Until You Read This

Author: Corey Donaldson
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780307555717
Release Date: 2009-02-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

The Book to Read Before You Say "I Do" If you're headed for the altar -- or you're in a serious relationship that could lead to marriage -- you probably already know that issues like love, sex, money, religion, kids, in-laws, and even who has to walk the dog can become potential landmines if you and your partner don't discuss your feelings openly before you take the plunge. Now, Corey Donaldson has put together more than 500 questions -- ranging from playful to provocative -- designed to get you and your partner talking frankly and communicating effectively before you walk down the aisle. Donaldson covers hot topics such as: * Does it matter to you who earns most of the money? * What does my family do that annoys you? * What is the difference, for you, between love and romance? * What place do you believe religion has in the world? * How long do you want to wait before having children? * If I wanted to move away from our families for work, would you support me? * Who cleans the house? Perfect for couples in the midst of planning their nuptials, a duo considering "I do," or even partners in established relationships who just want to get to know each other again, Don't You Dare Get Married Until You Read This! is a must-have for anyone who wants to make their marriage last. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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.

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.

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.

Should we stay together

Author: Jeffry H. Larson
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
ISBN: IND:30000064957099
Release Date: 2000-04-25
Genre: Family & Relationships

Offers advice to couples about the potential of their relationship and whether they are compatable enough to get married, and includes a premarital assessment questionnaire.

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.

Fall in Love for Life

Author: Barbara "Cutie" Cooper
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452124025
Release Date: 2012-12-21
Genre: Family & Relationships

In a world of 72-day celebrity marriages, a 73-year marriage is nearly unimaginable. Against all odds, Cutie and Harry Cooper persevered through seven decades of marriage, enjoying triumphant milestones and enduring devastating losses, all while keeping their sense of humor and connection intact. Here, Cutie chronicles their story and extracts time-tested advice on how to know if you've met "the one," the art of fighting fair, and everything else that goes into staying blissfully bonded. With vintage photos charting their relationship from newlyweds to nonagenarians, this nostalgic and romantic gift book is a practical resource for anyone who dreams of falling in love for life.