Making Marriage Simple

Making Marriage Simple

10 Truths for Changing the Relationship You Have Into the One You Want

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Change the relationship you have into the one you want.

Welcome to the Relationship Revolution! Making Marriage Simple is the accessible, essential road map to building a strong marriage in the modern world. Bestselling authors Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt distill into ten essential truths what they've learned about how to create a successful and satisfying relationship—both from their decades of “R&D” in the marriage lab of their workshops, and from their own relationship journey. In each chapter, Harville and Helen introduce a simple truth—such as “a frustration is a wish in disguise,” “incompatibility is grounds for marriage,” or “conflict is growth trying to happen”—and then walk couples through easy yet effective exercises to help them apply each truth in real life, every day.

Harville and Helen have spent their careers helping couples transform their marriages through research, workshops, and counseling. But marriage—even for marriage experts—is never easy, and a number of years ago they found themselves on the brink of divorce. Harville and Helen put themselves back through the exercises they’d coached so many other couples through, saving their marriage and helping them achieve a true partnership.

This book is for all couples. It offers the practical tools needed to transform one’s relationship into a rewarding and joyous marriage. Written with humor, compassion, and honesty, and illustrated throughout with engaging line drawings,Making Marriage Simple is a strategic blueprint for creating a stronger, more satisfying partnership in today's world.

Baker & Taylor
Draws on extensive research, counseling workshops with couples and the authors' own 30-year relationship to distill basic, provocative truths about marriage and provide essential tools for rendering a marriage more rewarding and positive. 50,000 first printing.

& Taylor

Draws on extensive research, counseling workshops with couples, and the authors' own thirty-year relationship to distill basic, provocative truths about marriage and provide essential tools for making marriage more rewarding.

Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780770437121
Branch Call Number: 306.81 HEN
Characteristics: x, 197 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunt, Helen 1949-


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Sep 25, 2013

A great book which helped our relationship a lot. Simply presented with humor and sensitivity.

Jun 06, 2013

Some of the observations and analyses of relationships were (surprisingly) spot on. I didn't want to believe it but there is truth in their descriptions and help to be gained from doing the exercises. However, there's a caveat: I'm skeptical of their one size fits all descriptions of relationships and roles. Read it for the general information and then personalize it for yourself.


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