See-Through Marriage: Experiencing the Freedom and Joy of Being Fully Known and Fully Loved

See-Through Marriage: Experiencing the Freedom and Joy of Being Fully Known and Fully Loved

by Ryan Frederick, Selena Frederick


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Marriage is all about sharing: sharing space, sharing joys and sorrows, sharing hopes and dreams. Yet we often hold back a part of ourselves because we fear that being wholly transparent—about our past, our desires, our failures, our faults—will bring judgment, rejection, or even just unwanted friction to our relationship. We are afraid to be fully known. As a result, we never experience being fully loved.

Fierce Marriage authors Ryan and Selena Frederick think your marriage deserves better. In this new, paradigm-shifting book, they show you how to develop a see-through marriage, one that is marked by full transparency and confident vulnerability. Through personal stories, testimonies from other couples, and biblical truth, they make the case that living authentically in front of each other is the only way to experience love the way we were designed to.

If you desire an honest, no-holding-back marriage where you are fully known, fully accepted, and fully loved, you need this book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801075315
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/05/2020
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,123,658
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ryan and Selena Frederick created in 2013 when they felt God calling them to share, with brutal transparency, the struggles God had helped them overcome. Since then, Fierce Marriage has grown into a thriving online community with hundreds of thousands of readers each month. Ryan is currently pursuing a master's degree in Christian studies from Westminster Theological Seminary. Ryan and Selena have three daughters and live in Tacoma, Washington.

Table of Contents

Preface: The See-Through Storm 11

1 The Case for Transparency 15

2 Why Live in the Light? 34

3 The Lies of Isolation 48

4 Hiding versus Being Hidden 62

5 The See-Through Self 80

6 Why Knowing Your Spiritual Self Matters 91

7 Your Physiological Self 106

8 Your Psychological Self 119

9 How Transparency Leads Us into Oneness 137

10 Cultivating a See-Through Sex Life 160

11 Mastering See-Through Communication 177

12 Creating a Culture of Vital Communication 194

13 Being Seen: Friendships 205

14 Being Seen: Small Groups 218

15 Go, Walk in the Light 237

Acknowledgments 245

Notes 247

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