What I Wish I'd Known Before I Got Married: Keepin' It Real (Paperback)
Keepin' It Real
Multnomah Books, 9781576737811, 248pp.
Publication Date: October 13, 2001
Building a marriage is a lifelong endeavor for both men and women. Most marriage books cover the three C's--communication, compromise, and consideration -- but fail to address many issues critical to a healthy relationship. Family advocate Kay James calls these the "things I wish I had known before I got married": advice on finances, sex, children, and dealing with the extended family. Noting that the apostle Paul exhorted older women not to inspire or counsel younger women, but to teach them how to be wives to their husbands, Kay offers a lifetime's wealth of wisdom for creating an unbreakable marriage relationship.
About the Author
Kay Coles James has been an ardent advocate for the family for over twenty years and was recently appointed by President Bush to serve in his administration. She was previously a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a leading educational institute based in Washington, D.C. Mrs. James also served on the board of directors at Focus on the Family ministries and speaks to groups across the nation. She is married to Charles Sr., and they have three children.