Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions to Ask Before (and After) You Marry

by Les Parrott

Other authorsLeslie Parrott (Author)
Hardcover, 1995



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Zondervan (1995), 160 pages


More than a million couples can't be wrong! And with this updated edition of their award-winning book, Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott help you launch lifelong love like never before. This is more than a book--it's an experience, especially when you use the his/her workbooks filled with more than 40 fun exercises. Get ready for deeper intimacy with the best friend you'll ever have. Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts, in more than 15 languages, is the most widely used marriage prep tool in the world.  Uncover the misbeliefs of marriage Learn to communicate with instant understanding Discover the secret to resolving conflict Master the skills of money management Get your sex life off to a great start A compelling video, featuring real-life couples, is available, and with this updated edition Les and Leslie unveil the game-changing SYMBIS Assessment. Now you can discover how to leverage your personalities for a love that last a lifetime. Make your marriage everything it is meant to be. Save your marriage--before (and after) it starts.… (more)

User reviews

LibraryThing member michcall
I think that it is great that one of their recommendations is to pray together. I believe also that prayer is essential in any relationship.
LibraryThing member PeaceUMC
Are you tired of marriage books that sound like they were written thirty years ago? Do you want real, honest advice from a couple who knows the hopes and struggles of today's couples? Do you want to build a marriage that will last a lifetime? Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts is specifically designed for today's couples. Les Leslie Parrott are no ordinary couple. As marriage counselors and teachers, they're on the cutting edge of marriage research and education. Each year they teach a blockbuster relationships course to hundred of college students They see the struggles and dreams of couples up close. And they reveal the flaws and foibles of their own relationship in order to show how challenging--and rewarding -- marriage can be. Whether you're contemplating marriage, engaged, or newly married, Les and Leslie will lead you through the thorniest spot in establishing a relationship. You'll learn how to uncover and deal with problems before they emerge. You'll discover how to communicate, not just talk. And you'll learn the importance of becoming "soul mates" -- a couple committed to growing together spiritually.… (more)
LibraryThing member laws
Good book about that anyone planning on getting married or is already married should read. Seven questions are asked along with a corresponding workbook activity. I checked this book out at the library and the library did not have the workbook. I felt I would have gotten more out of this if I had the workbook to go along with it.… (more)
LibraryThing member teorahounorthland
Provides the practical tools you need for a lasting and loving future together
LibraryThing member GirlHere
This book is really helpful. The questions really make you think, and there is a lot of great points throughout the book. I really enjoyed reading the book, and I would defiantly recommend it.


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Physical description

160 p.; 6.3 inches


0310492408 / 9780310492405


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