5 simple steps to take your marriage from good to great

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Delacorte Press,
Pub. Date:
2009.
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English
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What makes marriages last? What makes couples happy? Is it possible for a so-so marriage to become a great one?From Dr. Terri Orbuch, the renowned therapist and nationally recognized relationship expert known as The Love Doctor®, comes a book that breaks new ground in marital relationships. The head researcher in a large-scale, unprecedented study funded by the National Institutes of Health—which has followed 373 couples for more than twenty-two years and is ongoing—Dr. Orbuch made some remarkable discoveries about happiness, sexuality, human mating patterns, and relationship longevity. In 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage from Good to Great, she releases the study’s findings to the public in a book for the first time, sharing her insights and never-before-revealed strategies for improving and enhancing your marriage—at every stage.Do you remember the feeling of first being in love? Based on the latest research about what works in happy marriages, Dr. Orbuch offers an accessible, step-by-step roadmap for reconnecting with those feelings and gaining a deeper appreciation for the things you and your spouse share. She defines the five simple strategies to help couples navigate the daily minefield of marriage…from defusing frustrations that erode your relationship to the simple things that will keep your partner happy…from the 10-minute rule to help you really get to know your spouse to reducing boredom and weeding out unprofitable behaviors. Filled with exercises, check lists, and some surprising statistics, 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage from Good to Great will help you bring happiness, joy and fulfillment to the most important relationship of your life.
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table_of_contents Step 1: Expect less, get more. Neutralize frustrations that are eroding your relationship -- Step 2: Give incentives and rewards. Do and say simple things to keep your partner happy -- Step 3: Have daily briefings. Practice the 10-minute rule to really get to know your spouse -- Step 4: Implement change. Take risks to reduce boredom and keep things fresh -- Step 5: Keep costs low, benefits high. Audit marriage behaviors to weed out the unprofitable ones -- Conclusion.
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title 5 simple steps to take your marriage from good to great
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