The Couple Checkup: Find Your Relationship Strengths
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The Couple Checkup: Find Your Relationship Strengths

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A book and online profile that identifies a couple's strengths to help them build a more vital relationship.

Based on an unprecedented national survey of 50,000 marriages, The Couple Checkup presents the principles for creating a successful couple relationship. The free online profile includes fifteen to twenty categories that are customized based on the relationship stage-...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Thomas Nelson Publishers
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This book had a lot of really good information on relationships. A lot of it is common sense stuff that we just forget or choose to ignore. It encourages you to build upon your strengths and make changes to yourself to benefit the relationship. I thought the individual online profile was kind of a waste of money, but I guess it was a little insightful. I really liked the quotes written throughout the book. I'm a bit unsure how they present all the percentages...though they are said to be researc...more
I feel sad for people who need to read this book seeing as how it contains mostly common sense information e.g. "be allies not adversaries with your partner" and "give each other compliments each day."

But hey, I commend people for seeking help, and if they find it here more power to them.
Erica Kanewischer
Highly recommend for any couple, or therapist. Great activities and goes with the PREPARE/ENRICH format and website. All research based. Drawbacks are 'common sense' information at times, and personal ancedotes that may not seem fitting.
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