Release Date: May 2018
Page Count: 224
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
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Why It Has to Start with We>Me
Is Marriage Worth it?
Many couples say “I do” with a combination of high hopes and fairy tale fantasies—but there’s a difference between the expectations of marriage and the reality of what marriage holds. Whether you’re married, single, or dating, now is the time to ask yourself: What steps can I take today to build an incredible marriage for tomorrow?
With compassion and clarity, licensed counselor and relationship expert Debra Fileta shows that when we can work through the struggles of marriage, we get to experience the joys! Learn about eight powerful choices that will encourage and equip you to take your marriage from average to exceptional and find astonishing survey results from thousands of singles and couples on topics like love and attraction, sex, conflict, and communication.
A beautiful exchange occurs when you learn what it means to choose we before me. Discover practical steps that will give you confidence and courage on the adventure of Choosing Marriage.
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"Debra Fileta writes with passion and heart in this compelling book. She shows all of us how to overcome the inevitable challenges of married life by making the right choices. In short, Debra reveals how choosing marriage, every day, leads to deep and abiding lifelong love. Whether you are single, engaged,or married, you don't want to miss out on this profound and practical message."
—Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, New York Times bestselling authors of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
"No matter what season of marriage you are in, Choosing Marriage will offer encouragement and hope to find even more satisfaction in your relationship. Debra's counseling experience and biblical knowledge are woven together with some great stories and practical advice to help every couple learn how to experience a richer, more meaningful life together."
—John Fuller, Focus on the Family
"When I met Debra Fileta, I was instantly encouraged—and you will be too. Whether you're a happy couple, a couple in need of help, or a single looking ahead, Choosing Marriage is a tour de force for anyone seeking to achieve a great marriage. My team and I see a lot of great marriage books—and this is one of the best we've ever read. You'll quickly find practical, achievable suggestions, humor, and road-tested insight from years of working marriage therapy. Debra's focus on believing the best echoes my own research into happy marriages, and her advice for couples in need provides hope for those who need it most. This is a must-read!"
—Shaunti Feldhahn, social researcher and bestselling author of For Women Only and The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages
"Choosing Marriage is the kind of book that you will underline, highlight, dog-ear, reread, and then subtly leave open on your spouse's side of the bed for them to (hopefully) pick up and read, forcing you to purchase clean copies for your family and friends. When we were seeking an author/speaker/expert for a large event on marriage and relationships in California, we chose Debra Fileta, and the attenders loved her. When college students and young adults seek dating and relationship advice, we gift them with a copy of True Love Dates. And now, whenever we counsel those seeking insight and advice on marriage, we plan to give them Choosing Marriage. It is an engaging, insightful, and professional look into the most intimate of all of our relationships—our marriages—that is based on Debra's clinical expertise, sound research, and her own personal journey. For those of you who seek to choose marriage—who desire authentic intimacy, biblical insights, and practical ways to grow your marriage—you are holding the best book you can find in your hands. Please wait to highlight or dog-ear it until after you purchase it."
—Dr. Chris and Alisa Grace, Center for Marriage and Relationships, Biola University
"Put this book at the top of your reading list and buy one for a friend! My bride and I really enjoyed reading Choosing Marriage together. We were inspired and challenged to have a healthier relationship and given practical advice on how to do it. It's evident that Debra is not only a much-sought-after national speaker but also a highly skilled author."
—Chris Reed, Pastor to 20s/30s and Singles at Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, California
"Debra Fileta is a gifted counselor and an excellent communicator. Choosing Marriage is a true masterpiece among the crowded shelves of marriage books. It is for everyone who is married or has a future marriage on their radar. Debra very practically walks you through changes that will literally transform any marriage. Choosing Marriage redefines real hope in marriage!"
—Kim Kimberling, Founder of Awesome Marriage and author of 7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage