Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Trouble With Marriage” as Want to Read:
The Trouble With Marriage
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Trouble With Marriage

3.49 of 5 stars 3.49  ·  rating details  ·  80 ratings  ·  8 reviews
When Robin asked Tilly to marry him, it was the happiest moment of her life. Ten years on, the sparkle has faded - household bills, household chores, two small children and a dog have seen to that - but Tilly is convinced their love can survive even the attentions of interfering in-laws and a glamorous ex-girlfriend.
Paperback, 343 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Pocket Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Trouble With Marriage, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Trouble With Marriage

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 155)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
The Trouble With Marriage is more Joanna Trollope than Sophie Kinsella, but there is nothing wrong with that.

It's subtitled 'What happens after the 'happy ever after'?' and I was looking forward to astute observations on marriage, love and parenthood... And I wasn't disappointed.

When Robin - popular, handsome and confident - asked Tilly to marry him, it was the happiest day of her life. Ten years later and, although still utterly

To read the rest of this review (and more!), please visit Trashioni
Marriage is really not easy. Not all lovey dovey and yet it helps us grow to be better persons. We also can never do it alone, the support from others are very important too. Bitter words from in laws hurt most and husband and wife must help to protect each other.

Children often blame themselves when parents quarrel or break up, it's so true... We should never have to play such mind games with them. And yes they love us unconditionally and think parents are always the greatest.

Enjoyed the ending
Tilly is married to Robin she has known him since university, theyare
married, have 2 children and a dog Tilly works part time as a
Classroom Assistant, Robin works very long hours and the sparkle has
gone from their marriage, they lead busy life’s, the in-laws have moved
nearer so as they can meddle into their life’s more!! Also Robin’s
ex-girlfriend is back on the scene. Tilly has unplanned news and Robin
is not pleased about it, does it throw them apart? Can there marriage
I really li
This book was okay as a beach read, but ultimately I found it to be a bit depressing, with some characters doing some pretty unfortunate things and really being let off scot-free. Can't say as I particularly recommend it...
Lovely story about the up and down between a married couple. Robin annoyed me at some parts, and I thought the ending was rather predictable..was expecting a bit of a twist in the end. But nevertheless, I was entertained!
Sweet story about married life, with all the ups and downs. And how listening to others or interpreting things that aren't there can get you in even more trouble.
I think this was the book I liked best of the three that I read by Holt
Sep 07, 2011 Ros is currently reading it
Funny, loving it! Halfway through!
Gem Wilson
Gem Wilson marked it as to-read
May 18, 2015
Ariana added it
Apr 27, 2015
Philippa marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2015
Kellie Demarsh
Kellie Demarsh marked it as to-read
Apr 19, 2015
Nhu marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2015
Dani added it
Jan 10, 2015
Ada marked it as to-read
Nov 11, 2014
Mariane marked it as to-read
Oct 21, 2014
Mandi Smith
Mandi Smith marked it as to-read
Oct 06, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Debby Holt lives with her husband in Bath. She started writing short stories when her five children were small. She wrote her first novel, The Ex-Wife’s Survival Guide in 2006. Since then, she has written three more: Annie May’s Black Book, The Trouble with Marriage and Love Affairs for Grown-Ups. Having been a spectacularly useless teacher in the past, she is fully aware of how lucky she is to be ...more
More about Debby Holt...
Annie May's Black Book The Ex-Wife's Survival Guide Love Affairs For Grown Ups Friends, Lies and Alibis Recipe For Scandal

Share This Book