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Am I the One: Clues to Finding and Becoming a Person Worth Marrying

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People speak today of making it harder to get divorced. While saving troubled marriages is an admirable feat, as a prescription it is working from the terminal end of the relationship disease. James Lucas takes a very different approach to this crucial life decision. Instead of beginning with questions of dating, courtship, compatibility and relationship “tools,” Lucas starts with you. Who are you becoming? Are you taking the steps to become a person worth marrying? In order to find the right person, you have to ...

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Overview

People speak today of making it harder to get divorced. While saving troubled marriages is an admirable feat, as a prescription it is working from the terminal end of the relationship disease. James Lucas takes a very different approach to this crucial life decision. Instead of beginning with questions of dating, courtship, compatibility and relationship “tools,” Lucas starts with you. Who are you becoming? Are you taking the steps to become a person worth marrying? In order to find the right person, you have to first be the right person. Then, and only then, can you make clear decisions about the rest of your life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805425734
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Series: TruthQuest Family of Products Series
  • Pages: 204
  • Sales rank: 1,129,287
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1
Part 1 Building a Solid Foundation for Relationships
Chapter 1 "All I Wanna Do Is Have Some Fun" 5
Chapter 2 Recoming a Person Worth Knowing and Marrying 17
Chapter 3 Recognizing a Person Worth Knowing and Marrying 31
Chapter 4 Kissing Dumb Dating Good-bye 45
Part 2 Facing the Sobering Realities about Relationships and Marriage
Chapter 5 Before You Tie the Knot, Make Sure the Rope Isn't around Your Neck 65
Chapter 6 Twelve Lousy Reasons for Getting Married 85
Chapter 7 Twelve Problem People to Avoid 109
Part 3 Recognizing the Right Match for a Good Marriage
Chapter 8 The Best Reasons for Getting Married 129
Chapter 9 Twelve Things to Be Sure of Before You Get Married 143
Chapter 10 Ten Ways to Know You've Found "The One" 157
Part 4 Life Right Now
Chapter 11 Celebrating Singleness 167
Chapter 12 Dealing with Sex 185
Conclusion: A Few Last Thoughts 197
Notes 199
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2003

    A Book for Those Who Want to be Smart Daters!

    Finally a book on relationships that tells it like it is! This book does a tremendous job of analyzing the issues and mis-matching that has led to the current divorce rate. A required read for all singles and teens who want to learn how to develope a relationship that will last a lifetime. This book has opened fabulous discussions with my teenagers on how to make the most of their single years and how to recognize people who are worth investing their time with!

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