by Stephen Wood provide excellent advice on how to choose a spouse from a Catholic perspective.For example, did you know that emotional security is even more important than financial security to most women? by Christian author, Shaunti Feldhahn uncovers the mystery of how men think.The author interviewed more than 1,600 men and was able to draw conclusions about the average male.If you treat spending as a spiritual decision not only will you be debt-free, you’ll grow in your relationship with God.by Protestant pastor, Stephen Arterburn, through surveys has uncovered the seven most harmful behaviors to a marriage and the seven most helpful ones.A high number of deposits equals a higher satisfaction with the marriage. “To find true love, you have to step out of your comfort zone and give up your need to have things ‘just so’ in your life,” says Dr. Reader’s might be surprised to know that, “The most important thing about resolving problems is a willingness and commitment to do whatever it takes to make your partner feel taken care of while you work together to solve the problem.” by popular radio talk show host, Laura Schlessinger, advises wives who have been brainwashed by anti-male rhetoric to stop manipulating and mistreating their husbands and to start loving them properly.Harley addresses all aspects of life—from emotional needs to physical needs—to teach couples how they can keep their love banks filled and their marriages happy. She asserts that the power to make or break a marriage is in the hands of the wife. Sheen offers an explanation of why devotion to God and having children are central to a good marriage.Most simply try to find someone they are attracted to and then fall into a relationship. There is a better way: Establish what you should be looking for before you get started.” 4. Barron comments on Marriage and Relationships and makes a point about what you should really be looking for in a spouse to make a happy marriage. Ladies beware of guys like the The Flip-Flopper, The Fixer-Upper, The Walking Hormone, The Smooth Criminal, The Control Freak, The Tearful Cheater, and The Spiritual Midget, who are some of the types that Jason & Crystalina Evert advise against in their smart dating book called, How To Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul: 21 Secrets for Women. Damon Owens does all of the teachings on the DVDs, and he is a dynamic and captivating speaker. With little kids that may be almost impossible, but the reason behind Fr. “If you have fun with your spouse, you think of fun as something that happens when your spouse is around.The Evert’s point out, “if you’re not dating with your eyes on forever, you’re just dating to break up.” A necessary pep talk for every woman who’s dating. Real Love by Mary Beth Bonacci, a revised and updated edition, should be read by anyone who wants to be on the right track for dating and eventually marriage. How will I know when I meet the person I should marry? If you go off by yourself when you want to have fun, you start to think of your spouse as the person who gets in the way when you want to have fun.” Engaged couples should read this book to get a good start on their marriage, however, this book is beneficial for any couple who wants to improve their marriage.He offers some worthy marriage advice including, “Rather than pray for God to change your spouse, pray that God would give you the supernatural ability to be more accepting of your spouse.” Arterburn address finances and budgeting as a couple, which is a topic every good marriage book should cover. Waldstein, this new translation includes never before published excerpts from Pope John Paul’s original text; and may be the most scholarly book to date on the Theology of the Body. by Ferdinand Holbock includes over 200 edifying profiles—from Mary and Joseph to St.One caveat is that the author believes there are two exceptions for allowing divorce: abandonment and adultery—which is not in line with Catholic Church teaching. by Jeff Cavins, Mathew Pinto, and Patty Armstrong features 12 stories that will help couples put their marital problems in perspective and to understand that even the worst marriages, by God’s grace, can move from the brink of disaster to a newfound, deeper love and commitment. Couple to Couple League (CCL) is a Catholic organization that promotes Natural Family Planning to married and engaged couples. For Your Marriage, an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, provides a number of valuable marriage, family, and dating resources and articles. Gianna Molla—of saintly role models through the ages that show that married people can attain holiness through their marriage—not in spite of their marriage. by Fletcher Doyle includes a rundown of what NFP is and facts about its use.