More Than a Match: The Five Keys to Compatibility for Life

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Crown Publishing Group, Sep 15, 2009 - Religion - 208 pages
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Prepare Yourself for Lasting Love

You’ve searched a lifetime for that special person, but how can you be absolutely certain that you’ve found “The One”? And more important, how can you hold on to that love for the rest of your life?

More Than a Match explores the “compatibility factor,” demystifying the science behind matchmaking and giving you the tools you need to find the love you want. You’ll learn how to apply the specifics of good compatibility to a prospective date or mate, as well as how to break things off when you find yourself in the wrong relationship.

But since great relationships aren’t built on compatibility alone, marriage experts Michael and Amy Smalley also delve into the “forever factor,” giving you the skills you need to turn your romance into a lifelong love affair. You’ll learn how to deal with conflict, how to develop a healthy sex life, and how to recover when you inevitably hurt one another.

Fantastic marriages begin long before the exchange of the rings; they start when two people in search of love commit themselves to learning to how to love well…and forever. Because finding and keeping the love of your life is about much More Than a Match.


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User Review  - Jennyjik - Christianbook.com

It is a good book, mostly for people with a commitment already other than singles, even though it has some good tips and orientation to think about in the future if getting into a relationship with someone that might be a partner for life. Read full review

excelent for anyone dateing.

User Review  - Carol Parsons - Christianbook.com

I read this book in one afternoon and was very impressed. I bought it for my college aged neice and her boyfriend for Christmas. She has already called to say she liked it and they have talked a lot about it. Thanks. Read full review

Contents

Can You Fall in Love and Be Compatible?
17
a Touched by an Angel e e
33
a The Five Most Important Compatibility Issues
47
Your Top Ten List T
63
a The Dating iriii 1 Beginning and Ending a Relationship
101
Conflict Ahead
115
a Look for the Easy Button
133
The First Night Together
153
Notes
181
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Michael and Amy Smalley hold master’s degrees in clinical psychology from Wheaton College. Michael is the Director of Marriage and Family at The Woodlands United Methodist Church in Texas.

For the past ten years, they’ve spoken to audiences around the world, sharing practical, refreshing advice for finding a love that will last a lifetime. They also have authored or coauthored several relationship books, including The DNA of Relationships, Men’s Relational Toolbox, and Don’t Date Naked.

Married for ten years, Michael and Amy live with their three children in The Woodlands, Texas.

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