The Newlywed's Instruction Manual

Essential Information, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice for the First Year of Marriage

By Caroline Tiger; Paul Kepple (Illustrator); Scotty Reifsnyder (Illustrator)
(Quirk Books, Paperback, 9781594744365, 208pp.)

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

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At last! A guide to that crucial first year of marriage!
You’ve exchanged your vows, cut the cake, and danced your first dance. Now what? The wedding may be over but the marriage has just begun. You’re in the honeymoon period now, but when reality sets in you’ll likely be full of questions: Is arguing normal? How do we decorate when we have two completely different styles? How do I deal with the in-laws? Are we ready for children?
Fortunately, The Newlywed’s Instruction Manual is here to help you and your spouse navigate the ins and outs of those early years of marriage. From communication and cohabitation to in-laws, money, and sex, this guide is for every couple who is just starting out their new life together. 

About the Author

Caroline Tiger is a freelance journalist and author of How to Behave, How to Behave: Dating & Sex, and The Long-Distance Relationship Guide. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Jonathan, and maintains that any resemblance between scenarios in this book and real life is entirely coincidental. Visit her online at

Praise For The Newlywed's Instruction Manual

“Required reading.”—Philadelphia Magazine

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