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“People do not get married planning to divorce. Divorce is the result of a lack of preparation for marriage and the failure to learn the skills of working together as teammates in an intimate relationship.”
“Often we fail to consider the fact that our social, spiritual, and intellectual interests are miles apart. Our value systems and goals are contradictory, but we are in love.”
“The decision to get married will impact one’s life more deeply than almost any decision in life. Yet people continue to rush into marriage with little or no preparation for making a marriage successful. In fact, many couples give far more attention to making plans for the wedding than making plans for marriage. The wedding festivities last only a few hours, while the marriage, we hope, will last for a lifetime”
These quotes are from the book, ‘Things I wish I’d known Before We Got Married’ by Gary Chapman, the author of the 5 Love Languages and there are many more words of wisdom in this book. For the next 3 days, you stand a chance to get your hands on a copy courtesy of Hidden Treasures Bookstores.
About the Author
Bestselling author and marriage counselor, Dr. Gary Chapman, with more than 40 years of counseling couples, believes that divorce results from the lack of preparation for marriage and the failure to learn to work together as intimate teammates. The practical, eye-opening book is packed with wisdom and tips to develop a loving, supportive, and mutually beneficial marriage. It’s the type of information Gary himself wished he had before he got married.
How to Participate in the Contest
Participation is simple. Just tell us in a few words, why you want this book. Leave a comment here.
This contest closes by 12 midnight, on Wednesday, 13th August (Nigerian Time)
The winner will be chosen by the donor, according to her discretion and will be announced the next day.
Once You’ve Won
Once you’ve won we’ll post the book to you. The winner is expected to turn in a brief review of the book within one month.
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