Remarriage Checkup Endorsements"This book will help you thrive in your marriage and beat the odds of divorce. The preventative information is the best I have ever seen, and the practical application covers it all. I have put The Remarriage Checkup...
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Remarriage Checkup Endorsements"This book will help you thrive in your marriage and beat the odds of divorce. The preventative information is the best I have ever seen, and the practical application covers it all. I have put The Remarriage Checkup at the top of my resource library for couples who find themselves in this beautiful and yet challenging world of remarriage."Jim Burns, PhDPresident, HomeWordAuthor of Creating an Intimate Marriage, Confident Parenting, and The Purity Code* * *"This book is a must-read for any remarried couple. It includes the tools needed to create and maintain a wonderful remarriage."From the Foreword by Evelyn Husband ThompsonWidow of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick HusbandNow remarried to Bill Thompson* * * "With the high divorce rate among second and third marriages, this book is long overdue. Ron Deal and David Olson have done their homework, and what they have learned can help you beat the odds. It will take time and effort, but The Remarriage Checkup is the roadmap to a healthy marriage."Gary D. Chapman, PhDAuthor of The Five Love Languages and Love As a Way of Life* * *"Remarried or marrying again? Ron Deal and David Olson have a gift for you. This book is loaded with specific, useful ideas for helping your marriage reach its full potential. Using a combination of built-in assessment tools (and online tools if you want to go deeper), they will help you identify where you are at right now in your relationship. Drawing on surveys with 50,000 remarital couples, you will pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses and develop a realistic plan for having lasting love and joy in your marriage."Scott Stanley, PhDAuthor, The Power of CommitmentResearch Professor, University of Denver* * *"Remarriages have unique challenges and different relational needs than first marriages. Based on a national study of 50,000 couples, this book is a wonderful resource for remarriage couples. Take the online Couple Checkup and get a report about your relationship, read the book, and build a relationship that lasts!"Dr. Gary SmalleyAuthor of The DNA of Relationships* * *"The passion that Ron and David have for strengthening remarried couples is evident throughout this wonderfully crafted and easy-to-navigate tool. From the first page, you are drawn in and feel a sense of excitement and hopefulness. You are encouraged to be proactive and intentional about growing a strong, nurturing couple relationship and family. The recommendations are incredibly comprehensive and practical and are based on sound evidence from research on remarried couples. The Remarriage Checkup is the most up-to-date, relevant, complete guide for remarried couples--I know of no other resource like it. You will be educated, enlightened, and inspired."Francesca Adler-Baeder, PhDAssociate Professor and Director, Center for Children, Youth, and Families, Auburn UniversityDirector, National Stepfamily Resource Center
Ron L. Deal, the leading Christian remarriage authority, and David H. Olson, a seasoned marriage and family expert, give couples hope that they can have strong, healthy marriages. Their advice grows out of Olson's National Survey of Couples Creating Stepfamilies, the largest study of its kind ever conducted. As couples work through the chapters in The Remarriage Checkup in conjunction with an online Couple Checkup, they'll discover ways to improve all aspects of their marriage and build on its strengths.
Ron L. Deal is Founder and President of As For Me And My House Ministries, LLC and Successful Stepfamilies, an organization that empowers stepfamilies for healthy living and equips churches to minister to the unique needs of stepfamilies. He is author of the book The Smart Stepfamily: Seven Steps to a Healthy Family and The Smart Stepmom: Practical Steps to Help You Thrive and creator/presenter of the Building A Successful Stepfamily seminar. Currently Ron is serving as Stepfamily Educational Consultant to Focus on the Family. Ron is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and a member of the Stepfamily Association.
David T. Olson is director of the American Church Research Project and director of church planting for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He is a graduate of Crown College and Bethel Seminary. He pastored and planted churches in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida. He lives in the Minneapolis area....