Happily Ever After: A Light-hearted Guide to Wedded Bliss

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Simon and Schuster, May 7, 2013 - Humor - 304 pages
Does he habitually leave his socks on the bathroom floor? Does she insist on interrupting your favourite programme to make you explain the plot (when she’s clearly not interested in it anyway)?

Never fear. For, as Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall shows, a good marriage is all in the detail. Happily Ever After takes a humorous look at the ups and downs of marriage, offering sage advice on everything from backseat driving to dealing with the in-laws. It combines stories and tips collected from couples of all ages with the wise and witty musings of generations of writers who have experienced the same joys and pains – from George Bernard Shaw to Jane Austen, and Nancy Mitford to Groucho Marx.

Whether you are about to be married, or celebrating your fiftieth wedding anniversary, this charming, funny book will keep you and your other half entertained til death do you part...

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CONTENTS N Introduction
After the Honeymoon
Home sweet Home p29 3 Ont and Abont
Family Matters p117
Best of Friends Worst of Friends p139 6 For Richer Foi Pooioi p165
In Sickness and in Health p185
Till Death Us Do Part p209
Forsalqing All Others p233
Fight the Good Fight p261
Happily Ever After p289

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Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall is the bestselling author of The Good Granny Guide, The Good Granny Cookbook, and The Pocket Book of Good Grannies and has written many books on plants and gardening. A grandmother of five and the mother of TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, she lives with her husband in Gloucestershire.

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