Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married
“Most people spend far more time in preparation for their vocation than they do in preparation for marriage.”
With more than 35 years of experience counseling couples, Gary has found that most marriages suffer due to a lack of preparation and a failure to learn to work together as intimate teammates.
Ideal for newly married couples and those considering marriage, the material lends itself to heart-felt, revealing, and critical conversations for relational success.
Read this bookand you’ll be prepared for—not surprised by—the challenges of marriage.
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Chapter Three That the saying Like mother like daughter and Like father like son is not a myth
Chapter Four How to solve disagreements without arguing
Chapter Five That apologizing is a sign of strength
Chapter Six That forgiveness is not a feeling
Chapter Seven That toilets are not selfcleaning
Chapter Nine That mutual sexual fulfillment is not automatic
Chapter Ten That I was marrying into a family
Chapter Eleven That spirituality is not to be equated with going to church
Chapter Twelve That personality profoundly influences behavior
Appendix Developing a Healthy Dating Relationship
Chapter Eight That we needed a plan for handling our money