Building a Love That Lasts

Building a Love That Lasts

The Seven Surprising Secrets of Successful Marriage

By Charles D. Schmitz; Elizabeth A. Schmitz

Jossey-Bass, Paperback, 9780470571545, 306pp.

Publication Date: January 2010

The "Best Relationship Book of 2008" is now in paperback

Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz's award-winning book reveals how to sustain a long-term loving marriage. In addition to exploring the seven key ingredients that define a successful marriage--togetherness, truthfulness, respect and kindness, staying fit, joint finances, tactile communication, and surprise and unpredictability--the authors have included hundreds of insightful and practical interviews with happy couples. Focuses on what's right about a successful relationship, rather than what's wrong Written by a popular and very active couple known as "the marriage doctors," who lead lectures, training, workshops, and other events every week all over the country Contains candid interviews with a diverse collection of happily married couples from around the world

This book offers a positive, upbeat approach to living happily ever after.