Because I Said Forever: Embracing Hope in an Imperfect Marriage

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, Aug 1, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 251 pages
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A recent study indicates that Christian marriages don't fail as often as secular marriages -- they fail more! Debbie Kalmbach, the wife of a recovering alcoholic, understands the longing to leave but offers Christian wives solid reasons to stay in a difficult marriage. This is not a "how to save your marriage" but more a guidebook for wives on how to save their ability to love, to honor their commitment to their husbands, and to maintain their faith in God while in marriages that may never live up to their dreams. Debbie tackles tough questions such as "Why won't he go to counseling?" "Can I change him?" and "What do I do when I don't feel in love anymore?" with a warm, compassionate approach sure to encourage and inspire every struggling wife.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
A Different Kind of Marriage Book
9
Why Are You Staying?
13
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Heather Kopp

Heather Kopp is an editor and writer whose fifteen books include the bestseller The Dieter's Prayer Book and God's Little Book of Guarantees. She is also the coauthor of Because I Said Forever. Kopp and her husband, David, have five children and live in central Oregon.

Debbie Kalmbach

Debbie Kalmbach is an author and speaker whose writing credits include a children's book, Corey's Daddy Drinks Too Much, Christian curriculum, contributions to a number of women's books, and articles in magazines such as Moody Monthly, Virtue, and Christian Parenting. She and her husband Randy, have two grown sons and live in Washington state.

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