“Dr. Steven Craig . . . draws on a lifetime of study and experience understanding marriages and counseling couples to present a concept as straightforward as it is original.”
“Craig offers readers a hands-on approach to establishing a two-person team that finds strength in honesty and commitment to each other.”
– Kirkus Reviews
“I love this book . . . it is new, exciting, and something that is very important for all couples to understand. [Dr. Craig has] brought this secret out into the open for all women to see and all men to learn. Well done!”
– Dr. Sonya Friedman, New York Times bestselling author of Take it From Here and Emmy award winning host of CNN’s SonyaLive
“If you think your marriage will stay the same over time, think again! All marriages go through predictable and often trying transitional periods. This must-read book offers a step-by-step map for navigating life's inevitable challenges and helping readers embrace rather than resist relationship change.”
– Michele Weiner-Davis, author of Divorce Busting
“A compelling read. . . . Great for all couples in long-term relationships and those who hope to have one.”
– Library Journal
“Even the strongest relationships will benefit from Craig's practical strategies for balancing the demands of children and spouse . . . ”
– Shelf Awareness for Readers
“An interesting and useful book for married couples, those in the planning stages, and folks who might not fit into the mainstream model, like couples without children or those with aging parents. Replete with encouragement, realistic tasks, and measurement tools--all crafted around real-life examples to illustrate key points--this book is a worthwhile investment of time and money for anyone in the midst of, or looking to run, the race.”
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Introduction: My Wife’s Six Husbands
In a way, I’m my wife’s third husband. And if we keep doing everything correctly, I’ll be her fourth husband sometime very soon. After that, as long as I keep working on it, I will have the opportunity to be a couple more husbands in the years to come. In fact, if I try really hard, by the time she’s in her sixties, she will have had at least six husbands—and I will have been each one of them.
This may seem a surprising (if not disturbing) way to begin a book about marriage. But it’s really quite simple when you think about...