The First Five Years

The First Five Years

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A couple plants seeds of success or failure in those first years of a marriage, when some basic skills are needed to help the couple communicate and overcome the rough spots in their relationships. Authors, speakers, columnists, and nationally known marital experts Bill and Pam Farrel have developed a program called GIFT to offer sound, practical advice to help couples establish firm foundations for their lives together: Get in the Game. Just as an athlete has to compete according to the rules of the game, love works best when you follow the guidelines God set.Invest in Your Sex Life. Those first five years are the time to create a strong emotional, spiritual, and physical bond.Figure It Out. Decisions set the emotional atmosphere of your relationship. Bill and Pam show how to relieve the struggle in decision making.Tough on Me, Tender on You. Couples whose love lasts a lifetime are people who decided, I will be tough on myself but tender toward my spouse.Lively, fun, and helpful to couples anywhere in THE FIRST FIVE YEARS, this book is an essential manual to the happiness every couple dreams about.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 19mm | 245g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0446579971
  • 9780446579971
  • 1,146,212

About Pam Farrel

Bill and Pam Farrel have appeared on the CBA bestseller lists numerous times. Bill is a pastor at Shadow Mountain Community Church with David Jeremiah in Southern California, and Pam runs their Masterful Living speaking organization. They have been endorsed by Stormie Omartian, Steve Arterburn, Jill Savage, Jill Briscoe, David and Claudia Arp, Fern Nichols, and Nancy Sebastian Meyer. The Farrels have appeared on countless radio and television programs and are among the most sought-after speaking couples in the country. You can visit their Web site at
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