Building a Love that Lasts by Charles D. Schmitz
The Seven Surprising Secrets of Successful Marriage

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The "Best Relationship Book of 2008" is now in paperback

Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz's award-winning book reveals how to sustain a long-term loving marriage. In addition to exploring the seven key ingredients that define a successful marriage—togetherness, truthfulness, respect and kindness, staying fit, joint finances, tactile communication, and surprise and unpredictability—the authors have included hundreds of insightful and practical interviews with happy couples.

Focuses on what's right about a successful relationship, rather than what's wrongWritten by a popular and very active couple known as "the marriage doctors," who lead lectures, training, workshops, and other events every week all over the countryContains candid interviews with a diverse collection of happily married couples from around the world

This book offers a positive, upbeat approach to living happily ever after.


About Charles D. Schmitz

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Dr. Charles D. Schmitz is dean and professor of counseling and family therapy, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and his wife, Dr. Elizabeth A. Schmitz, is president of their joint enterprise, Successful Marriage Reflections, LLC. Married for 43-plus years, they live in St. Louis, Missouri.
Published December 22, 2010 by Jossey-Bass. 321 pages
Genres: Self Help, Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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