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The Art of Marriage Maintenance
Given the fact that 50% of marriages end in divorce, you would think marriage wouldn't be so popular, but getting married is one of the most popular of all life events. In fact, many new couples are willing to face considerable debt for the wedding ceremony alone! It seems that many people spend more time on planning the wedding than on thinking about marriage and what it ...more
Paperback, 243 pages
Published June 9th 2005 by Jason Aronson
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This wasn't a good book. It's very biologically deterministic and generalizing. Suggests that there are certain things all women want/like and certain things all men want/lke. For example: women like to celebrate things like birthdays and anniversaries whereas men don't. Just says it like it's true, with no qualification. Also pretty generalizing about men's desire and tendency to cheat in marriage-- perhaps this is true but wasn't supported by anything other than a few case studies. They never ...more