In nearly all cases, couples in marital strife feel a deep sense of hopelessness. The goal of this book is to provide the hope that Christ offers us and present concepts, exercises and techniques that produce results when implemented. Marriages can make the turnaround in spite of some of the most painful hurts imaginable; infidelity, past sexual abuse, forgiving the seemingly unforgivable, pornography and a wide variety of issues by using God's design for marriage. We bolster the dyke by filling the cracks of selfishness and learn to understand and accept differences, identifying how lies we believe affect our relationship, parenting skills, communication, sexual intimacy and addictions are just a few of the issues tackled in propelling a couple forward. Establishing roles and moving beyond our own perceptions and establishing new beliefs are greatly beneficial in walking alongside couples on their road to personal growth and marital fulfillment. Marriage by Design: The Keys to Create, Cultivate and Claim the Marriage You've Always Wanted serves as a healing salve to wounded marriages. It also serves as a warning to those beginning their matrimonial journey and speaks to couples anywhere in the spectrum. A number of tools are employed within its pages to move marriages from stuck to stupendous because hope without practical application will serve little purpose. The exercises are designed to not only shed light on unhealthy current modes of behavior and their motivations but also challenge some of the beliefs that we have carried from childhood and how those can impact our current relationships. Exercises focus on both personal growth and couples enhancement as they move through the many topics within the book. A key goal is for couples to understand the reasoning behind why they do what they do. By educating couples about how closely their feelings and behaviors are related and assessing feelings we have a greater capacity to control those behaviors that create p
Marriage by Design by Eric a Disney was published by Outskirts Press in August 2014. The ISBN for Marriage by Design is 9781478736929.