Lots of good advice, delivered in a way that makes even hard truths easier to swallow.Amazon Reviewer
I loved this book! Very good information and awesome marriage tips, the author was hilarious and real!Nihanna J.
Ever look at your spouse and wonder… “Why am I still here?” Or maybe things are going so well you think… “Will it always be like this?”
Obviously, I don’t know the answer to that question, but I do know that the two of you have the power to make that decision. My job is to assist in getting you back on track or keeping you there by using unique ideas, out-of-the-box questions and hilarious, but relatable scenarios to help you avoid divorce and make your marriage stronger.
Topics such as:
- & Communication
Will be covered as well as a few other topics that I think you may enjoy. Remember, losing a bit of sanity along your journey comes with the territory. But no worries, my unconventional, sarcastic, comedic, and vulgar approach may be exactly what you need.
Now take a breath, a sip, and a seat so we can get started, this is going to be fun!
Chapter 1 : Welcome to Goodbye
No, not good-bye to your freedom, sanity, clubbing days, or doing whatever you want whenever you want… well actually, maybe it is good-bye to those things but that’s not what I’m talking about. It’s time to say good-bye to your preconceived notions about marriage.
Up until you did the do, you were the outsider looking in. You watched other marriages and used it as a starting point to build your hypothetical world of perfection. You weighed the pros and cons and decided it was finally time to take that leap. After all, you said to yourself, how hard could it be? Luckily you were right, but sadly you were also wrong. Marriage can be quite tricky and even if the insight you got while on the outside was correct in some parts, you eventually found it wasn’t the whole picture.
Some days (weeks or years) it’s magnificent, while others, it’s not. There are a lot of components (such as personalities, financial situations, personal goals and state of health) that work together to make your marriage the work of art it is. Even those of you that have been married before are still newbies in a way. The person you were married to before falls under their own category, which basically means, all bets are off. Nothing you have seen or experienced can guarantee you anything. Each marriage stands on it’s own.
I suspect that in the beginning, things actually were just like you imagined/hoped. Blissful, romantic and surely the best decision you’d ever made. He helps out around the house, listens to what you have to say, disagreements are cleared up with just a simple apology and date nights are a common occurrence. Let me be the first to say, you got (or had) it good. Who wouldn’t want to be married? The love is strong, time together is something you look forward to and the physical attraction is still at an all time high. You could live like this forever.
Then, one night after fabulous love making, he releases a fart that smells so repulsive, you start to question his intent to keep you around. So sorry sweetie, shit just got real and the veil of perfection disappeared or almost certainly hauled ass after an odor like that.
Ok well, maybe that wasn’t your exact escort into the “not so beautiful” parts of marriage, but it doesn’t matter, I’m sure you get it. Perhaps instead, you had your first real argument, or you just truly realized how messy he is. Regardless of the route, the results are the same, the relationship has now shifted. The abrupt departure of perfect illusions have left you to experience marriage with no sugar-coating, just like the rest of us. Ever so slowly the honeymoon fades and you start to realize it’s not always pretty or easy. Trying to convince someone to go right when they want to go left is a headache. Looking at the same face everyday can lose its appeal and feeling like you’re taken for granted or being ignored can hurt. You didn’t quite expect this and now that you are really settling into marriage, you don’t know if you like it.