Before You Say I Do: Important Questions for Couples to Ask Before Marriage

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Penguin, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 260 pages
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You've Planned Every Detail of Your Wedding—But Have You Planned Your Marriage?

Written by a pastor who has counseled hundreds of couples, Before You Say "I Do" will help every bride and groom discover what they need to know about themselves, each other, and their marriage—before the wedding. Featuring questions designed to inspire in-depth conversations between you and your future spouse, this book also invites parents, friends, future in-laws, clergy, and children from previous marriages into the discussions to offer their own perspectives.

Together, couples are encouraged to explore their life histories and experiences, their hopes and dreams, and their views on love, children, religion, work, and politics—to find both common and uncommon ground on which to strengthen the foundation of their relationship.

 

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This book is great for a Christian audience However, for those who may want a non-secular and extremely "Down to Earth" and "Keeping it real" course of study in preparation for marriage- May I suggest you obtain the His & Hers workbook Set of the same name by General Hafeezah
Before You Say, "I DO" His/Hers by General Hafeezah
www.generalhafeezah.com _ In the set obtained on the authors website, is included a personality quiz, DVD, 2 WOrkbooks and a free 30 Minute Phone consultation
404-441-7686 or you can purchase the two books seperately by going to amazon
 

Contents

Questions to Ask Your Friends
143
Questions to Ask HisHer
161
Questions to Ask Your Future
179
Questions to Ask Your Religious
196
Questions to Ask Your Lawyer
215
Questions to Ask Your Children
229
A Final Word
251
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Todd Outcalt is a United Methodist pastor who has written for a wide variety of publications and periodicals. Educated at Duke University, he has counseled hundreds of couples before marriage and officiated at (nearly) an equal number of weddings. He has conducted workshops on marriage and parenting, and has led seminars on the premarital relationship. Happily married, Todd and his wife, Becky, have two children.

 

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