Building a Great Marriage

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iUniverse, May 1, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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Because the two of you look forward to many happy and fulfilling years together, you need to know how to get your marriage off to a good start. And keep it growing. In "Building a Great Marriage", Anne Ortlund presents building blocks for establishing a solid foundation:
  • dealing with your expectations
  • getting along with in-laws and your spouse's friends
  • improving your sex life
  • joining a local church
  • keeping your relationship fun and intimate
  • surviving the storms of daily living
  • sharing and assigning responsibilities
and many more aspects of the first years of marriage.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Youre Married
13
Your Expectations and What Should Happen to Them
19
How to Act Like a Husband How to Act Like a Wife
27
Who Does What?
35
The DecisionMaking Process That Wins
41
Start to Think Two
51
The Question That Can Turn a Good Marriage Into a Great One
59
ET CETERAS ABOUT MARRIAGE
109
Your Rights Your Partners Rights
119
What Goals Do for You
125
Make All You Can Save All You Can Give All You Can
131
Delightful or Dangerous?
141
The Technique of RedCarpet Welcomes
147
Your Church Connection
149
Jealousy the Glue of a Great Marriage
153

Make Communication Your Favorite Indoor Sport
65
The Art of Making Up
73
Why Commitment Works
79
About Love
85
Your First TogetherProject
89
Temple Gairdners Prayer Before He Married
95
Sex
97
When You Cant Meet Each Others Needs Then What?
103
What It Means to Stay Close
157
Having Babies
163
And Adjusting to Babies
167
Analyze Who You Are
173
Looking Forward
179
Source Notes
185
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