I was touched to see this new review at Amazon — the book, while of interest to all ages, is most useful if read before you get into your first marriage or serious commitment. So it was gratifying to hear from this reader:
5.0 out of 5 stars — Direct, Relatable, and Fast-Paced for Today’s Technological World
I read this in two days. This wasn’t something I was expecting. I simply picked it up to read the foreword, and there went my afternoon – I am a millennial. I mention this because I think this book is a fantastic read for fellow millennials since (most) of the content is directed toward us. I truly appreciated the honesty and “to-the-point” voice. I have read many relationship books, but this one didn’t soften any truths. It didn’t make it about bad partners or good partners – it made it about being true to yourself and finding someone who is true to themselves and deciding if your life values were true to your relationship. Many books want to ignore sensitive issues (like income or religion) but this book mentions how vital it is to be honest with yourself about your past, present, and future – as well as being honest with your partner about it. On top of this, the book doesn’t focus only on people who want to find a marriage. It mentions how relationships should be unique to the people in them. There is no underlying religious implications or societal expectations (like child rearing). There is only truth, and truth is a valuable discussion that I feel young and inexperienced as well as mature and experienced readers can gain from.
If you haven’t picked it up yet, you can special order the print edition through any bookstore. Online, the ebooks and print versions are still at these links:
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