This book is the ideal guide for those contemplating marriage; those newly married; or those renewing their vows.
Through counseling advice, and the acronyms “FACTS” and “FAITH” Barbara Peters outlines the steps needed to have a successful marriage. Barbara uses some case scenarios from her own practice to illustrate her message.
“Barbara Peters skillfully presents a treasure trove of tips, suggestions, and case studies that will help you find the answers you need.” Larry James author of How To Really Love the One You’re With.
In this book Barbara discusses 2 concepts the FACTS and The FAITH as she shares a collection of behaviors and habits that build life long marriages.The FACTS stand for Forgiveness, Acceptance, Compassion, Trust and Spirituality.
When asked in several radio interviews which one is more important Barbara states they are all equally important. She further suggests the components of FAITH: Friendship, Affection, Intimacy, Time and Happiness as the icing on the cake to complete equation that spells success.
This book is for everyone in a marriage who wants to create a healthy marriage and have a second and third honeymoon rather than end up across the table from a divorce attorney. It matters not whether it is a new marriage or one celebrating a 25th anniversary. There is something for everyone to learn and benefit from.
Married couples may see some of their own problems discussed in the book, and find this is a map along the road to a happy marriage.
The book is also intended to be a gift. Newlyweds can present it to each other and then pass to future generations to foster the benefits of life long commitments.
The Gift of a Lifetime is available at:
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