The rings you will exchange on your wedding day symbolize your commitment to love and care for each other. But do you really know what you are promising to do? Is it something you intend to do every day for the rest of your lives? Renowned marriage expert Dr. WIllard F. Harley, Jr., has writen this to prepare you for a lifetime of love. The secret lies in four promises: care, protection, honesty, time. Harley walks you through these promises, showingyou practical ways to make them work in your marriage. Give these gifts to each other, and you will begin your marriage the right way.
Marriage is a truly unique commitment that requires more than just love to keep it together. And those considering marriage today know too well the frightening divorce statistics--many come from divorced families themselves. So where can an engaged couple turn for help strengthening their marriage before it starts?
I Promise You offers couples four ways to create a healthy and vibrant marriage: care, protection, honesty, and time. Each chapter contains useful and practical exercises to help readers make each of these four keys second nature in their relationships. Engaged couples will find this book an invaluable tool in evaluating and improving their relationships. Additionally, pastors and counselors will find I Promise You an excellent source of information and advice.
Willard F. Harley, Jr. is a nationally acclaimed clinical psychologist, marriage counselor, and best-selling author. His popular website, www.marriagebuilders.com, offers practical solutions to almost any marital problem. Dr. Harley leads Marriage Builders Weekends across the country and lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, with Joyce, his wife of more than forty years.