In The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, Shaunti Feldhahn shares her findings about little, very unexpected, often overlooked actions that make a huge difference. Dozens of prominent organizations and leaders are coming together to do The 30-Day Kindness Challenge, and encourage their followers to do the same. She offers transferable actions that any couple can replicate to experience marital fulfillment. Read my notes on my blog, and do be sure to buy this book if you are married or thinking about getting married. Every married person should read this book. What the author of this book did was survey people about their marriages.
You can only change yourself. Shaunti debunks so many of the marriage myths that we have taken as gospel and shares the real secrets to happily ever after. Note: I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review. Let feelings follow actions and not the other way around Spend time together. Feldhahn rightly points out that your e This is another helpful book from Shaunti Feldhahn.
For those who feel they are missing something in their marriage, this book is a good place to start. This is another helpful book from Shaunti Feldhahn. In a bad situation, for example, where you spouse stayed out too late and missed your special dinner date, do not explode. They are all positive and can be applied to any relationship, especially one where the partners were truly friends and are in a rut they are trying to breakthrough. None of us are perfect and there is always room for improvement. Both with graduate degrees from Harvard, Shaunti and Jeff are the authors and co-authors of many groundbreaking books, such as For Women Only and For Men Only, and their eye-opening findings are regularly featured in media as diverse as The Today Show, The New York Times, Focus on the Family and Family Life Today. Even when we legitimately hurt each other we refuse to believe it was an intended hurt and instead look for the most generous explanation.
I absolutely loved this book. Assume the best as your spouse does have your best in time. If your marriage is so-so to great and you are will communicating this can really be helpful to go through as a couple. A lot of the findings are not actually that surprising but might be game changers if we actually act on them. .
I was thrilled to see in print one of the major advice tips that I have told my daughters often during their dating years and that is,' ''you must be happy with yourself before you can truly love another. We took a marriage class offered by a local church this winter and this book was the perfect complement to that class after we were all done. It's full of common sense secrets that when p I don't read many non-fiction books and rarely anything to do with marriage. This is true except in a dysfunctional situation like alcoholism, some kind of abuse, passive-aggressive behavior. Welcome to First Baptist Dallas! Even if one partner chooses to change, she argues, most marriages will benefit from these practices. What she offers is sound, easy to understand advice which proves that long term relationships can work and that true love still exists.
Really though it's been hard for me to figure why marriage is easier for us. But as Jesus says, in this world we shall have tribulation. This was a fantastic book. The book has a couple of shortcomings. Some of us are in relationships that are far more complicated than this text can address.
Shaunti, Jeff and their two children live in Atlanta and enjoy every minute of living life at warp speed. If you do this, especially during busy times, you will also see a change in your spouse over time. I recommend this book for couples who need new methods of looking at the same behaviors. If your marriage is so-so to great and you are will communicating this can really be helpful to go through as a couple. Then when that action becomes a habit, start on another. Both with graduate degrees from Harvard, Shaunti and Jeff are the authors and co-authors of many groundbreaking books, such as For Women Only and For Men Only, and their eye-opening findings are regularly featured in media as diverse as The Today Show, The New York Times, Focus on the Family and Family Life Today. Instead of looking at it this way, keep track of what you owe your spouse in gratitude and generosity.
Where does highly happy come from and can we have some too? Forgive and stick with it 5. My sister, a much more feelings-oriented individual, thought there were too many statistics and tables. This book was so full of valuable advice that I not only took notes literally but I bought 'For Couples Only' as well. I will be recommending this book to the women I minister to. Keeping Score-This chapter is not about the way in which we usually keep score in a relationship.