The 2 Minute Marriage Project
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The 2 Minute Marriage Project : Simple Secrets for Staying in Love

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Marry the one you love and love the one you marry. It sounds simple enough. But staying in love turns out to be a whole lot different than falling in love. In a world of constant distraction, marriage experts agree that the little things matter--a lot. The Two-Minute Marriage Project explores the little things couples think, say, and do to stay in love for the long haul. Supported by expert studies, interviews with happily married couples, and years of personal experience, author Heidi Poelman shares the simple secrets that keep love alive. Whether it's choosing an attitude of gratitude, leaving a love note, giving a welcome-home hug at the door, or calling just to say "hello," The Two-Minute Marriage Project is full of simple ways to love the one you married, two minutes at a time.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • Familius LLC
  • Sanger, CA, United States
  • English
  • 1939629225
  • 9781939629227
  • 16,342

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"This is one of the most practical, sensible and accessible resources available for anyone who wants to create enduring intimacy." Joseph Grenny, "New York Times" Bestselling author of "Crucial Conversations" and "Change Anything" "Often it's the simple daily doses of small loving actions that nurture a relationship. "The Two-Minute Marriage Project" is a celebration of the little things that can make love last. Filled with the latest marriage research, personal stories, and anecdotes from happy partners, this book contains everyday tools that can actually make a difference." Margaret Paul, PhD, best-selling author of "Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By You", "Healing Your Aloneness", and "Inner Bonding". http: //www.innerbonding.com. "Most self-help books are written by clinicians. Few topics in the relationship arena are examined by those in the 'trenches of life.' Heidi Poelman is a rather typical middle class American wife and mother. She writes as one experiencing marriage as it is with highs and lows yet her approach is about what works. Her positive style offers suggestion after suggestion to the reader about how to give and receive love in ways that offer hope and direction to all those wanting to be happily married. This is a wonderful book, full of little gems and nuggets of wisdom. I endorse it for those young and old who want to stay content in a committed relationship." J. Kent Griffiths, PhD Marriage and Family Therapist"show more

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My husband and I have a very strong marriage and as I was reading this book I realized we do most of what is written...so I ALREADY KNOW that these things work! How nice to have all the information I have gathered over 33 years of marriage in ONE BOOK! This book has the ability to really bless your marriage and make it strong! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Did you know that it wasn't until the late eighteenth century that you got to marry the one you love...Before then most marriages were arranged. Now that you married for love your work is to love the one you marry. 'Staying in love' seems to be a whole lot harder than 'falling in love.' The Two-Minute Marriage Project gives you "Simple Secrets for Staying in Love" Little things to do, think, and say so that your love stays alive. Things like: *Focus on strengths. *Show gratitude for your spouse. *Say "I Love You" often. *Help your spouse laugh. *Give compliments. *Spend as much time as you can together. *Look back on how you met your spouse and what it felt like to fall in love. *And SO MUCH MORE! Filled with personal stories and case studies you will read of wonderful ways to show your spouse you are in it for the long haul :) At the end of each section you will find 2-minute challenges to strengthen your marriage. Give your spouse 2-minutes And then repeat often~show more
by Shauna Wheelwright
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