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12 Ways to Start a Marriage You'll Love

Dr. Greg & Erin Smalley


In planning for “the big day”-are you also preparing for a marriage you’ll love?

If love, laughter, and great sex are part of your hopes and expectations for the next 50 or so years, we have good news. Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley, together with 14 other marriage experts, share the tools and tips you need to have the marriage you’ve dreamed of. These authors and counselors offer practical advice on how you can have a fulfilling and exciting life together. Ready to Wed covers relevant and important topics such as how to

  • Positively engage in conflict that results in trust and deeper connection.
  • Discover your money personalities.
  • Thrive through change and crisis, especially during your first year.
  • Manage expectations-and your in-laws!
  • Build a community of support.
  • Connect spiritually, sexually, and emotionally.
  • Start on the right track, using powerful resources like the Couple CheckupTM and the Ready to Wed TM app (coming soon)

Loaded with examples, suggestions, and instructions based on the 12 traits of a thriving marriage, this valuable resource will launch engaged couples and newlyweds on a lifetime adventure.

“Wow, what a treasure trove! All the best premarital wisdom from all my favorite marriage leaders. Every engaged couple should schedule a short break from auditioning DJs for their reception and read this book. It will be the best possible investment they can make.”- Shaunti Feldhahn, social researcher and best-selling author of For Women Only and For Men Only

Ready to Wed will immediately take its place as one of the most important and valuable resources available for Christian couples who want to start their marriage off right.”- Gary Thomas, author of Sacred Marriage and A Lifelong Love

Crazy Little Things Called Marriage  

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     12 Secrets for a Lifelong Romance

Dr. Greg & Erin Smalley


Want a marriage filled with passion and adventure?

Capture the whimsical sense of excitement and romance you shared at the very start!

Learn to navigate life’s twists and turns to find God’s best for your marriage with the help of Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley. They’ll lead you and your spouse to discover “true love” as described by God in the Bible. With candor and grace these beloved marriage experts share the secrets of a strong marriage that yield a lifetime of adventurous and cray-zee love.

These relationship-renewing secrets will strengthen your marriage at its very core.

  • Appreciate your “sole” mate and, in the process, discover your “soul” mate.
  • Understand that marriage is a battle-but it’s a battle against selfishness, not your spouse.
  • Quit striving to get your spouse to love you… and learn to strive to love your spouse better.
  • Realize that in marriage the “small stuff” is often the “big stuff” and that dealing with tiny details can net big returns.
  • Avoid “chore wars” and instead join forces to establish a home with respect and reciprocity.
  • View sex a delightful “dance” in which you put the needs and interests of your spouse ahead of your own.

The Way They Learn

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How to discover and teach to

your child’s strengths

Cynthia Ulrish Tobias


Bring out the best in your children-by understanding the way they learn.

IF YOU’RE FRUSTRATED that your child isn’t learning the way you did, chances are he or she is too! In this practical resource, Cynthia Ulrich Tobias explains that understanding how you both learn can make all the difference.

An expert in education and learning styles, the author offers practical guidance for teaching to your child’s strengths-both at home and in school-even when his or her learning style is very different from your own.

Enlightening and informative, this book will help you with these issues:

  • The different ways children perceive and order information.
  • Four learning styles and how your style and your child’s may differ.
  • How to bring out your child greatest strengths.
  • Ways to help your child grasp and remember what’s being taught.
  • Tips for advocating for your child with teachers.
  • How your involvement can increase your child’s success at school.

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or teacher, this book offers concrete help for guiding the children in your care onto their very best path to learning-now and for a lifetime.


 Healing the Hurt in your Marriage

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Beyond discouragement, anger, and resentment to forgiveness

Dr. Gary & Barbara Rosberg



How did you handle it?

It’s not a question of if conflict will arise in your marriage; it’s only a matter of when. But many couples don’t know how to deal with conflict in healthy ways, so their relationship smolders with unresolved hurt, anger, and resentment.

You can heal the hurt in your marriage!

Learn how to close the loop on unresolved conflict by practicing forgiving love.

Marriage experts Dr. Gary and Barbara Rosberg draw from biblical wisdom to offer a step-by-step process that will move you beyond conflict to forgiveness. The stories, diagrams, and self-tests in Healing the Hurt in Your Marriage will help you and your spouse

  • Understand how you react to hurt.
  • Recognize how unresolved hurts leads to anger and distance.
  • Understand your different conflict-resolution styles.
  • Face the hurt and move toward forgiveness and healing.
  • Close the loop on conflict.
  • Rebuild trust.