Dr. Greg Smalley--founder of the National Institute of Marriage--along with his wife, Erin, share the secrets of building a marriage that lasts: creating an environment where each partner feels safe and hearts are open.
As wonderful as a wedding is, it lasts only for a moment--yet marriage is meant to last a lifetime. This essential book will show you how to plan your marriage before you plan your wedding.
Authors Greg and Erin Smalley open their hearts and share their lives in Before You Plan Your Wedding...Plan Your Marriage
so that you can know not only how to build a marriage that will last, but also how to have the kind of marriage where you and your spouse feel safe, honored, and valued. When you feel safe, your heart will be open--and open hearts make for joyful, powerful relationships.
Learn about the "fear dance" and how to stop it. Discover the two biggest issues that threaten every marriage and how to stop them before they start. Learn what's more important than finding your soul mate and the significance of happiness in your union. And realize the significance of happiness in your union.
With advice gleaned from counseling thousands of couples both before and after marriage, Greg and Erin Smalley show you the secrets to building and maintaining an enduring and fulfilling love.