Getting Ready for Marriage, by Jerry D. Hardin and Dianne C. Sloan is a comprehensive workbook designed to help couples prepare for marriage. Through interactive exercises, couples discover the roots of their beliefs and values, recognize potential problem areas, and develop skills for working through difficulties. Couples are then encouraged to make their own covenants in specific areas such as financial matters, conflict resolution, religious orientation, and family planning and childrearing -- essential for building a strong marriage partnership. This marriage preparation workbook is also a helpful resource tool for pastors as well as pre-marital and marital counselors.
Format: Paperback Vendor: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 1992 Dimensions: appro X 7 X 9.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0840733208 ISBN-13: 9780840733207 Availability: In Stock
The saying goes "When you marry, you don't just marry an individual, you marry a whole family." But more specifically, you are marrying the influences that family has had on your spouse. Our families have shaped our views on everything from religion to finances to sex, and, whether helpful or harmful, these views are brought to our marriage and can unknowingly affect it.
Getting Ready for Marriage Workbook helps engaged couples and newlyweds:
learn what "ghosts' they bring to marriage
examine their family backgrounds
determine guidelines for their own marriage
Through interactive exercises, couples discover the roots of their beliefs, sight potential problem ares, and learn how to successfully through problems. Couples are then encouraged to make their own covenants in specific areas such as financial matters, resolving conflict, religious orientation,. and family planning & children-essential in building a strong marriage partnership.