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Commitment to the Covenant
Part 1: The Me In Marriage
The Power of Commitment
Prioritizing Our Marriage Covenant
Bounce Back and Move Forward
Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth
"I Forgive You"
The Freedom of Forgiveness
Part 2: The We In marriage
Close to You
Fostering Emotional Intimacy
"They Twain Shall Be One Flesh"
Marital Unity in the Sexual Relationship
"The Spirit of Contention Is Not of Me"
Working through Differences
For Richer or for Poorer
Working Together on Finances
Part 3: The Thee In Marriage
"Holding Fast to the Rod of Iron"
God's Word in Marriage
"Safety in Counsel"
Heeding Prophets and Apostles
"We are a Covenant-Making People"
Gospel Principles and Ordinances in Marriage
Appendix: In Sickness and in Health
Mental Health Issues and Access to Treatment
About the Book
In recent decades, prophets have repeatedly emphasized how a strong marriage and family are the basis of a robust society; they have counseled and warned of the many modern obstacles that can erode a healthy family life. This book draws on inspiring personal stories, research from sociology and psychology, and doctrines of the gospel of Jesus Christ to present key principles that, when applied, will help a marriage thrive. The authors use three broad content areas—the things we each need to do personally to improve our marriage (Me), the things we need to do together as a couple to strengthen our marital relationship (We), and ways we can more fully involve God in our marriage relationship (Thee). This three-part approach is theoretical and practical and will help guide you to a successful and happy marriage.
Published in 2018
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