A Handbook for Engaged Couples

Overview

You're engaged!

And now you are knee-deep in planning the details of the wedding. But are you also getting ready for what comes after the wedding?

Alice and Robert Fryling bring over twenty-five years of marriage experience to this workbook designed to guide you through open and honest communication about the things that will really matter in your marriage:

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Overview

You're engaged!

And now you are knee-deep in planning the details of the wedding. But are you also getting ready for what comes after the wedding?

Alice and Robert Fryling bring over twenty-five years of marriage experience to this workbook designed to guide you through open and honest communication about the things that will really matter in your marriage:

moneytimecommunicationsexfamilyworkfaith

This isn't just a book you read—it's a book you experience together. Its interactive style allows you and your future spouse to explore its biblically-based counsel and challenging questions together or with a pastor. And with three chapters tailored specifically to your first few months together, you can even use A Handbook for Engaged Couples after the wedding.

Set aside time now to develop a marriage that starts well and grows to lasting maturity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830819782
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/1996
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 92
  • Sales rank: 801,805
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Alice Fryling is an active church member, a spiritual director, and the author of nine books. She has given numerous workshops and retreats seeking to help evangelicals know God and themselves more deeply. Alice served on the campus staff of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and is married to Bob Fryling, publisher of InterVarsity Press. They have two married daughters and three grandchildren.

Robert A. (Bob) Fryling is publisher of InterVarsity Press (Westmont, Illinois) and Vice President of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Madison, Wisconsin). He writes, speaks and teaches in the areas of spiritual formation, leadership, Christian faith and culture. He lives in Illinois with his wife, Alice, an author and spiritual director. Together they have co-authored three books.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Walter and Ingrid Trobisch
Introduction.Part One: Starting Out
1. The Foundation
2. Communication in Marriage
3. Problem Solving IPart Two: Basic Decisions
4. Living & Working
5. Family Relationships
6. Money
7. TimePart Three: The Personal Side
8. Spiritual Growth in Marriage
9. Moods and Emotions
10. The Physical Relationship During EngagementPart Four: Your New Beginnings
11. Living with Past Regrets
12. The Wedding
13. The HoneymoonPart Five: After the Wedding
14. Problem Solving II
15. Sex in Marriage
16. Finding Forgiveness in Marriage
Postscript
Notes

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