The leading Christian remarriage authority, Ron L. Deal, teams up with David H. Olson, founder of PREPARE/ENRICH, to give couples vital remarriage advice.
Backed by the world-renowned PREPARE/ENRICH program and supported by the largest remarriage survey ever conducted The Remarriage Checkup explores issues such as communication, finances, sexuality, parenting and spirituality.
Included free with the book is an individual profile for the Couple Checkup. When the book and the profile are used together, couples will discover customized, practical help they can apply directly to their own situation, helping them strengthen their relationship and build a marriage to last a lifetime.
The only remarriage book that offers:
- Online Individual Profile on the Couple Checkup
- Personalized feedback on individual relationships
- Prescription for a remarriage that lasts
- Tried-and-true tools for overcoming specific remarriage challenges
- Expert advice and guidance based on extensive research with more than 50,000 couples
“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, Ph.D. author of the Power of Commitment
Professor, University of Denver
“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, Ph.D. author of The Five Love Languages and Love As a Way of Life
“Remarriages have unique challenges and different relational needs than first marriages. Based on a national study of 50,0000 couples, this book is a wonderful resource for remarried couples. Take the online Couple Checkup and get a report about your relationship, read the book, and build a relationship that lasts.”
Gary Smalley, author 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, Ph.D. director, National Stepfamily Resource Center
associate professor, Auburn University
“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 applications cover 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, Ph.D. president, HomeWord and author of Creating an Intimate Marriage
“This book is a must-read for any remarried couple. It includes the tools needed to create and maintain a wonderful remarriage.”
Evelyn Husband Thompson, widow of Space Shuttle Columbia commander, Rick Husband, and remarried to Bill Thompson