About the Book
Based on a landmark, decades-long study of marriage -- the longest study of its kind -- this accessible book presents five simple, realistic proven steps for any couple who wants to turn a humdrum marriage into wedded bliss.
Contrary to popular wisdom, a fulfilling marriage doesn't require years of hard work. As Dr. Terri Orbuch has discovered throughout her career as a marriage expert, therapist, and researcher, the simplest targeted actions can bring significant positive changes to a relationship. In 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage from Good to Great, Orbuch reveals the findings of her groundbreaking, National Institutes of Health-funded study of hundreds of couples.
Orbuch puts this research to work in an easy-to-follow five-step program appropriate for people at every stage of marriage, suggesting small behavioral and attitude changes that anyone can make and that are easy to incorporate into any routine. She shows you how to:
Expect less and get more from your partner
• Give incentives and rewards
• Have daily briefings for improved communication
• Implement change
• Keep costs low and benefits high
Practical and even fun, this book is a must-have guide for making marriage stronger. Get it on Amazon.
"Newlyweds become oldyweds, and oldyweds are the reasons that families work." ~Author Unknown.