Love for a Lifetime: Daily Wisdom and Wit for a Long and Happy Marriage

Love for a Lifetime: Daily Wisdom and Wit for a Long and Happy Marriage

by Mary Hance
     
 

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Every couple for whom marriage is forever unearths nuggets of wisdom along the way. In Love for a Lifetime: Daily Wisdom and Wit for a Long and Happy Marriage, columnist Mary Hance shares a wealth of golden tips, collected far and wide from young couples just setting out to those whose wedding vows still echo through half a century and more. Here are a few:

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Every couple for whom marriage is forever unearths nuggets of wisdom along the way. In Love for a Lifetime: Daily Wisdom and Wit for a Long and Happy Marriage, columnist Mary Hance shares a wealth of golden tips, collected far and wide from young couples just setting out to those whose wedding vows still echo through half a century and more. Here are a few:

“Throw the word fair out the window. In one year of a marriage, one person may need 99 percent of the love, effort, or focus of the other; another year, it may be just the opposite.”
“What my father always told me when I was planning my wedding: ‘You have to want to have a marriage, not just a wedding. Remember the difference.’”
“Learn fast that the grass is not greener on the other side of the fence!”
“After several years of marriage, there is no way I’m training another husband, so I will just keep the one I have!”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012644787
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
125 KB

Meet the Author

Mary Hance is a columnist for the Tennessean, the leading daily newspaper in Nashville. She is also the author of Ms. Cheap’s Guide to Nashville, Ms. Cheap’s Guide to Getting More for Less, and 99 Things to Save Money in Your Household Budget. A native of Senatobia, Mississippi, Hance graduated with honors from the University of the South at Sewanee, with a degree in English. She and her husband, Bill, have two grown daughters and live in Nashville, Tennessee. 

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