The Truth About Marriage

The Truth About Marriage

by Roger Nygard
The Truth About Marriage

The Truth About Marriage

by Roger Nygard


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We are all doing relationships wrong. That is what Roger Nygard discovered after meeting with dozens of psychologists and relationship specialists. There are simple changes we can make that lead to far greater relationship happiness.

Nygard's work as a feature film and documentary writer and director has focused on topics as diverse as an unparalleled, pop-culture, fandom-phenomenon known as Trekkies, an obsessive, culture of UFO enthusiasts found in Six Days In Roswell, the behind-the-scenes methods used by car salesmen in the movie Suckers, and the impossible-to-tackle topic of existentialism in The Nature of Existence For his next enquiry Nygard began a journey of discovery to solve an even bigger mystery: marriage.

Nygard became obsessed with discovering why marriage is so difficult for human beings, and what are the real secrets to a successful, happy relationship. Every generation seems to make the same mistakes over and over. We aren't taught in school how to have good relationships. We are sent into the world to figure out this complex formula on our own, through trial and error, a bumpy process causing emotional damage to ourselves and others. THE TRUTH ABOUT MARRIAGE is an examination of the problems all those in relationships face, and a guide with specific steps from the experts that anybody can utilize to enjoy healthier, happier, more successful relationships and marriages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944068936
Publisher: Micro Publishing Media
Publication date: 02/14/2020
Pages: 199
Sales rank: 1,090,780
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Roger Nygard was born and raised among the lakes and corn fields of Minnesota. After discovering his father's 8mm camera at age seven, Nygard has been making movies ever since. Nygard has written and directed award-winning films and documentaries including, Trekkies, Six Days in Roswell, Suckers, The Nature of Existence, and his current project, The Truth About Marriage. What Nygard discovered was so provocative and impactful, he wrote a companion book to present his findings along with the documentary. Nygard has also directed episodes of television series such as The Office, The Bernie Mac Show, The Mind of the Married Man, Zeke & Luther and many pilots, as well as having edited series such as The League, Grey's Anatomy, Crashing, and Emmy-nominated episodes of VEEP, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Who Is America?

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Acknowledgements 6

Introduction 9

Chapter 1 Why are relationships so difficult? 21

Chapter 2 Why get married? 41

Chapter 3 How do you make the catch? 57

Chapter 4 What is real love? 91

Chapter 5 Is sex a big deal? 109

Chapter 6 How do you get the passion back? 117

Chapter 7 Marriage and monogamy 139

Chapter 8 How do you make a relationship last? 157

Chapter 9 What is the best way to handle conflict? 173

Chapter 10 The Relationship Rules 197

Chapter 11 Will I find sustainable love? 205

Appendix A Key to the Experts 208

Appendix B Personal Priorities Statement 217

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