“…most people considering marriage are just too underdeveloped, too selfish, too self-absorbed, too self-centered, or just too immature for the gargantuan task of sharing their lives with an equal partner!”
Whoa! Who said that? Actually, it was me! That’s a quote from my first self-help book, Don’t Get Married…Unless: Know When, to Whom, and IF you Should Tie the Knot – and How to Fortify Your Marriage Once You Do. My new book was just published in May 2013 and only took me 10 years to complete!!! Writing professional books and international lecturing took precedence. But it’s wonderful to have this book finished and out into the world to hopefully make a contribution for healthier couple relationships.
I wrote this book with much stronger pronouncements about my own ideas than was common in the writing of professional books. It was an enjoyable venture and I believe it is a better book than it would have been had I finished it 10 years ago. This is partly because I have counseled many more couples in Canada and other countries during the past few years. Several examples of couples with whom I have worked are sprinkled throughout the book. Also, I have hopefully gleaned 10 more years of wisdom and learning about what makes relationships, particularly couple relationships, work well and what doesn’t.
That is why I can make confident statements in the book like: “Bad marriages don’t just happen to bad people. They mostly happen to good people who aren’t good for each other and didn’t have the maturity and skills necessary to embark on a marriage.”
And daring comments like: “When conflict, disappointment, or hurt arises (and it will), talk about it within forty-eight hours or not at all”. This principle can fortify a marriage and prevent dumping on your partner after storing up grievances that often become magnified and even distorted over time.
The book is divided into three sections! In the first section, I present the blazing red flags that couples should never ignore and never proceed to marriage if they appear (e.g.: if either partner is possessive, jealous, or needy). The next section is how to prepare you for marriage (e.g.: learn how to take an interest in your partner and be interesting). And the third section is for those already married where I offer the three pillars that will fortify your marriage (e.g.: regular time together; regular praise and affection; and regular intimacy).
It is my hope that this new book will assist those who read it to know the signs of potentially unhealthy relationships; when to run in the opposite direction when the red flags appear; what are the essential skills to prepare for marriage; and how to fortify your marriage once you do enter this most sacred of all relationships. Marriage is NOT for everyone and certainly not for those who are not able to give their love away. But marriage, especially good marriages, can offer some of the richest, treasured, and most amazing experiences of one’s life.
This summer I am embarking on my first book tour that will begin in Canada with short talks and signings at independent bookstores. Another new adventure!
If you don’t live in Canada this summer, you can easily obtain a copy of this book from Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Kindle, 4th Floor Press or directly from me. You can read a review of my book by Dr Janice Bell at http://www.janicembell.com/2013/06/book-review-dont-get-married-unless-by-lorraine-m-wright-rn-phd. This book will hopefully be useful and informative if you wish to assess your current relationship; or fortify your current marriage; or as a present for the 20 to 40 somethings in your life who are contemplating or preparing for marriage. If you have already had an opportunity to read my new book, please offer a review at Amazon or directly on my own website. Thank you in advance.
34 Responses to “New Book : DON’T GET MARRIED…..Unless!”
With reasonable men I will reason with humane men I will plea but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
Hi there, I would like to subscribe for this web site to obtain latest updates, thus where can i do it please help.
What’s up everyone, it’s my first go to see at this site, and post is genuinely fruitful in favor of
me, keep up posting such articles.
It’s actually a nice and useful piece of info.
I’m satisfied that you just shared this useful information with
us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thank
you for sharing.
Passing a real Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 Web Services Developer Certified Expert is
hard on your own but right here at Brain – Dumps countless Oracle online test takers did it the simple way.
That caused a wave of new file-sharing outlets, including Pirate Bay.
alphaville eaters narcissism olbrychsky flaubert dotson obregon geechy innocent
Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Thank you, However I am having troubles
with your RSS. I don’t know why I cannot join it. Is there anybody
else getting the same RSS problems? Anybody who knows the answer can you kindly respond?
There isn’t a sole rice cooker reviews – Nigel, that’s
suitable. Come up with what works best for you.
The truth is that the job isn’t as predictable as it may
sound. If you find it’s difficult for you to install by yourself, you can hired
a professional to install these Sprinkler systems for you quickly and easily.
My blogs cover many areas (niches) from sport related to health and financial areas.
Acquire FIFA 15 Full Sport + Fracture
FIFA 15 is definitely an impending online
game which is launched with Sept 26th by simply EA Video game titles.
We’ve got was able to Acquire FIFA 15 by EA computers along with could actually make a FIFA
15 Break only for anyone guys.
If you Acquire FIFA 15 Full Activity + Split
from our web site we can easily promise that
you will develop the exact same high quality connected with solution seeing that people individuals who have bought FIFA 15.
That’s due to the fact the FIFA 15 Crack provides
all the features of enthusiasts model of FIFA 15 revealed to you witout a doubt.
Even though most of us adore you a whole lot!
Amazing blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring
writers? I’m hoping to start my own blog soon but I’m
a little lost on everything. Would you suggest starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for
a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m totally overwhelmed ..
Any tips? Many thanks!
Here is my site – svenska casinon på nett [http://casinopanatet.webnode.com]
My brother recommended I would possibly like this website.
He was totally right. This publish actually made my day. You can not consider simply how much time I had spent for this info!
Only prefer to express your current article is as astonishing. Your resolution for your post is just fantastic and i also may believe you are an specialist for this topic. Well with the permission permit me to to help motorola clutch your nourish to stay current with upcoming posting. Many thanks One, 1,000, 000 plus you should keep up to date the actual fulfilling do the job.. AUTO WRECKER
What’s up, its fastidious post about media print, we all be
familiar with media is a impressive source of information.
Here is my web blog … Euglenaceae
Oh my goodness what a great article. Thanks!
The blog has really peaked my interest. I am going to bookmark your website and continue checking back for brand new posts.
Wow, I liked your neat post.
I would like to make use of some of the material on my site. I’ll give you a link on the page if that’s okay with you?
Thanks for spending the time to share this, I enjoy reading more on this.
Excellent website you have here but I was wondering if you
knew of any message boards that cover the same topics talked about here?
I’d really love to be a part of online community where I can get advice from other knowledgeable individuals that share the
same interest. If you have any suggestions,
please let me know. Appreciate it!
I am often running a blog and I really admire your content!
I’d like to use some of the content on my blog. I’ll give you a reference on the page if that is okay with you.
I found your web site in a search engine and reviewed a few of your early posts. Keep up the good job.
Aw, this is a really nice post. Taking time and actual effort to make a very good article is very rare these days!
My brother recommended I may like this website. He was once totally right.
This put up truly made my day. You cann’t imagine just how so much
time I had spent for this information! Thanks!
Today, I went to the beach with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She placed the shell
to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is completely off
topic but I had to tell someone!
Attractive section of content. I just stumbled upon your
web site and in accession capital to assert that I acquire actually enjoyed account your blog posts.
Anyway I’ll be subscribing to your augment and even I achievement you access
My web site :: fustigate
It’s fantastic that you are getting thoughts from this piece of
writing as well as from our discussion made at this time.
Here is my web page :: ballbuster
For latest information you have to pay a visit world wide web and on web I found this web site as a finest website for most
I’m not thɑt much оf a internet reader to be honjest butt
yourr blogs гeally nice, кeep it up! I’ll ǥo ahead
and bookmark ʏour website to comje bɑck
dօwn the road. All thе best
my web site … city of fallen angels wiki
Hi there, just wanted to mention, I loved this article.
It was helpful. Keep on posting!
Wow! At last I got a web site from where I be able to in fact
get valuable data concerning my study and knowledge.
Hey there, You have performed a great job. I will definitely digg it and individually suggest to my friends. I’m sure they’ll be benefited from this site.
Hi there, I found your blog by the use of Google whilst looking for a similar topic, your site got here up, it appears good. I’ve added to my favourites|added to my bookmarks.
Great points altogether, you simply gained a emblem new reader. What could you recommend about your put up that you just made a few days ago? Any sure?