Generation NeXt Marriage

Author: Tricia Goyer
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 0307561607
Format: PDF, Docs
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Do you still find yourself humming the love songs of the 80s and 90s? Do you still believe that every marriage should be between soul mates? But...do you wonder how you can succeed at love and marriage when the generation you grew up in didn’t? Marriage isn’t what it used to be–it can be better than ever. If you are a Gen Xer, your marriage has challenges and potentials that no other generation has known. A Gen Xer herself, Tricia Goyer offers realistic help to achieve the God-honoring marriage you long for. She includes… •Ways to protect your marriage despite the broken relationships modeled in your youth •Stories, suggestions, and confessions from fellow Gen Xers facing the “What now?” question of real-life marriage •Advice from the ultimate marriage survival guide: the Bible •Stats, quizzes, sidebars, and study questions related to this “relationally challenged” time in history •Practical helps for negotiating kids, work, sex, money, and dirty laundry–sometimes all in the same evening If you are part of a generation of adults who don’t want to bow to their culture or live and love like their parents did . . . this book is for you. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Married with Special needs Children

Author: Laura E. Marshak
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781890627102
Format: PDF, Docs
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At last, a guide that speaks to parents about how to work on marital issues while juggling the demands of raising a child with a developmental disability, serious medical condition, or mental illness. In writing this practical, empathetic guide, the authors draw on their combined professional experience in marital counseling and parent training, as well as on the experience and advice of hundreds of parents of children with special needs. MARRIED WITH SPECIAL-NEEDS CHILDREN looks at the ways in which having a child with special needs can make it more difficult for a marriage to thrive and how a childs intensive needs can change the structure of a marriage. The authors examine many of the underlying stresses and common pitfallsa couples differing coping mechanisms and expectations of a child, communication breakdowns and difficulties resolving conflicts, for example. They then present a wide range of strategies for handling or preventing these problems. Marshak and Prezant also describe what makes a marriage strong, such as continuing to share connections outside of parenting roles, keeping a sense of autonomy, and sharing childcare responsibilities. Parents get advice about the importance of romance and intimacy and the benefits of finding time for each other even when they feel too tired or overwhelmed. In addition, the book deals with serious marital troubles and divorce considerations. Throughout are quotes from husbands and wives, offering special insight into what was especially difficult for them, what solutions theyve discovered, and what they wished theyd done differently. For parents looking for ways to strengthen their marriage, prevent future strife, or resolve or move on from significant relationship difficulties, this guide offers guidance and expertise for taking the next step. MARRIED WITH SPECIAL-NEEDS CHILDREN is also invaluable to mental health professionals, giving them a realistic view of what many of their clients

Married And Still Loving It

Author: Gary D. Chapman
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802493076
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Long marriages are a gift… but they aren’t always easy You know yourselves better. You’ve learned to cherish the small things. You’re past keeping up with the Joneses. And yet, anxieties over grown children, worries about money and health, and feelings of disappointment can challenge even the best marriages. In Married and Still Loving It, renowned relationship expert Gary Chapman and Harold Myra, longtime CEO of Christianity Today International, offer wise counsel and practical insight on making your marriage thrive during the later years. Real couples share honestly about their joys and struggles, including Jerry and Dianna Jenkins and Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada, who talk movingly about their marital journeys. Married and Still Loving It feels like a gathering of kindred spirits. It will inspire and equip you to embrace the adventures yet ahead, hand in hand with the one you love.

HOME FINANCES for COUPLES

Author: Leo Ostapiv
Publisher: Lyubomyr Ostapiv
ISBN: 1301941875
Format: PDF, Docs
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Wouldn’t it be great if money is the one thing you never argue about? Home Finances for Couples is a great help for a partner in a relationship, who wants to manage the family finances efficiently, move toward meeting the shared financial goals and live in financial peace with no money issues. This book will explain the basics of home budgeting in a simple manner, as there are no complicated financial terms to be afraid of. Ideally, both partners in a relationship should read this, but even one is enough to make a difference. Home Finances for Couples contains 10 main chapters along with interviews, practical exercises, links to the best American and Canadian personal finance bloggers, visual illustrations and graphs. What Amazon customers are saying? "This book will help to manage your money, and communicate about your money, in a very healthy and positive way - and that can save you a ton of frustration about money later on". "I'd recommend this book to people who are planning to get married or recently got married" "Very easy to read and straight to the point narrative"

Getting Together and Staying Together

Author: William Glasser, M.D.
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062034480
Format: PDF, ePub
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The facts are nothing short of startling--no matter how many people seem to walk down the aisle, the divorce rate in America is at a record high. What's the secret to getting into a happy marriage and, even more important, staying in one? Now world-renowed psychiatrist Dr. William Glasser and his wife, Carleen Glasser, update their classic guide to successful marriages, Staying Together, for couples young and old. As they examine the questions of why some marriages work and others fail, the Glassers advise readers on how to create loving and happy relationships by applying Dr. Glasser's trademark "choice theory." The result is a wealth of new information about who would make a compatible partner and how to improve any relationship.

Getting the Love You Want

Author: Harville Hendrix
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805068955
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A marriage therapist and pastoral counselor explains that most of the feelings of receiving inadequate love come from unresolved childhood conflicts and describes how adults can learn to flourish as loving and loved people, in a new edition of the best-selling handbook. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Shacking Up

Author: Stacy Whitman
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0767910443
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The must-have guide for any woman who’s ever thought about saying “yes” to the other big question: Will you move in with me? More and more couples are choosing to live together before tying the knot—for convenience, to save money and, most importantly, to see if they’re compatible. While living together can be an exciting way to take your relationship to the next level, it can also present a host of new questions and challenges. With its fresh, girlfriend-to-girlfriend manner, Shacking Up walks you through every step of the cohabitation process, from making the initial decision to breaking up or getting married. Beginning with a readiness quiz to help you decide if you and your honey are prepared to take the plunge, authors Stacy and Wynne Whitman provide a wealth of hands-on advice from lawyers, psychologists and financial planners as well as entertaining, true-life stories from couples with shacking up experience. Topics include: breaking the news to your family; managing and merging your finances; protecting yourself legally; real-estate decisions; and day-to-day dilemmas such as chores, privacy, and keeping the spark alive. Whether you opt for wedding bells or decide he’s not the one for you, Shacking Up is a stylish, empowering handbook for staying smart, savvy, and true to yourself along the road to happily ever after. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Science of Happily Ever After

Author: Ty Tashiro
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 037389290X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Examines the science behind choosing a mate and reveals actionable tips for finding love, in an exploration that draws on research from such fields as demography, sociology, and psychology.

To Raise Happy Kids Put Your Marriage First

Author: David Code
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780824525385
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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All parents want their children to be happy. But many couples today go too far, letting everything revolve around their kids. This hurts the children and the marriage. The good news is you don't have to choose between your spouse and your kids. Drawing from the latest research in neuroscience and his study of families around the world, David Code explains why putting your marriage first actually produces happier kids.