The Two-Minute Secret for Staying in Love: Simple, Powerful Ways to Make Your Marriage Last
This slim volume is packed with useful information. Whether you find yourself becoming annoyed with your spouse more regularly, are thinking you didn’t pick the right partner in the first place, or you’re living the honeymoon phase every day, this book has great insights to improve your relationship.
Short chapters provide an explanation of different goals and mindsets to change in yourself that will impact your marriage for the better. The author, Heidi Poelman, speaks from her heart and relates each concept to her own marriage but also backs up her personal experiences with psychology and research. It’s written in a conversational tone, like you’re having an important conversation with your best friend, who happens to be an expert and an encouraging teacher, on how to build a stronger, more loving marriage.
Following each chapter is a brief list of easy “two-minute action steps” that can be incorporated into your relationship. For example, “Choose two questions from this chapter that will help you and your spouse get to know each other better – then enjoy the discussion!” Also, “Invite your spouse to take some personal time to do what her or she loves.”
This is a practical guide, easy to follow, with fun ideas for keeping love alive and well in your marriage.