“The best time to work on your marriage is before you’re married.” I saw this quote and thought it made perfect sense. We prepare for so many other things in our lives, why not prepare for Marriage? Here are 5 exceptional books that will thoroughly help to prep you for marriage, or help you improve your marriage relationship.
If you’ve ever felt like you were giving your spouse all the love in the world but for some reason it was not being well received, the answer is this: You don’t speak their love language. This book can tell you why. Everyone communicates love differently and responds to an act of love that resonates with them the most. The 5 Love Languages breaks down the prime ways couples display love to one another and how you can learn to display the love your spouse will appreciate the most.
Men and Women are different. Not just physically, but mentally, emotionally, and a host of other ways. But because we are so different, it’s imperative that we understand the ins and outs of relating and satisfying mandatory needs; especially in that of a marriage. His Needs, Her needs is an eye opener that helps readers understand the unique individual needs that your lover requires to keep their love bank full. Every married, engaged, dating or single person needs to read this best seller. It has helped many couple overcome the most difficult situations.
After the party is the after party, and after the wedding ceremony is reality. Love is amazing. But after the celebration, real life kicks in with real issues that need to be sorted out. In Things I Wish I Knew before I got Married, the author talks about his experience as a newlywed and the trouble he ran into, so that you don’t have to experience the same thing. You can prepare beforehand, with careful planning and insight on what needs to be in place to hold a marriage together.
Soon enough the wait will be over. But until then, there is a lot to learn! Waiting and Dating by Myles Munroe is an excellent read for singles who one day desire to be wed. The book discusses topics such as: Is there only one person for me? So while you’re waiting and while you’re dating, pick up this book that offers great wisdom to help you along the way.
Pastor John Hagee and his wife Diana team up to tackle what men and woman want and need from each other. What makes this book different is that it’s not written from the author’s point of view; it’s written based on the consumer’s perspective and experience. Real men and real women give insight to the authors as to what they seek in a romantic relationship with the opposite sex. If you’re a man and you want to know what women desire, or if you’re a woman and want to know what men desire, this book is for you!
Written by: Shenelle Wallace