rad.i.cal (adjective): very different from the usual or traditional What kind of marriage do you want? Most couples don’t want an ordinary, boring, routine relationship. They want excitement, fun, closeness, love. When we get married we make vows to be together until death do us part, but 50% of marriages don’t or can’t keep that commitment. We have a dream or vision orad.i.cal (adjective): very different from the usual or traditional What kind of marriage do you want? Most couples don’t want an ordinary, boring, routine relationship. They want excitement, fun, closeness, love. When we get married we make vows to be together until death do us part, but 50% of marriages don’t or can’t keep that commitment. We have a dream or vision of how we want our life together to be. If we don’t believe our dream is possible we feel hopeless, stuck, and eventually leave the marriage mentally, emotionally, and often physically. Happiness vs. Fulfillment It’s fascinating that what made us happy before eventually becomes no longer good enough. This is because there’s a difference between “happiness” and “fulfillment.” Happiness is transient and what makes you “happy” can change from moment to moment, while “fulfillment” is about meeting deeper needs and is more lasting. So, What is a “Radical Marriage”? What does a Radical Marriage look like? No-one really knows because this is largely uncharted territory and individual for each couple. You can see glimpses in other couple relationships when they seem incredibly connected and in love, long after their honeymoon. These are the couples that inspire you to think “I want to be like THAT!” We identify six keys areas of a Radical Marriage that are covered in this book- 1. Radical Commitment (Chapter 3): Beyond your marriage vows you both are absolutely 100% committed to your marriage no matter what, and you are as committed to your partner’s happiness as your own. You each take 100% responsibility for the relationship, your experience in the relationship and for your outcomes in the relationship. 2. Radical Communication (Chapters 4-6): You know how to effectively exchange information so that it is thoroughly understood, and you know how to resolve differences and move on from conflict to get on with the serious business of fulfilling your dreams. 3. Radical Intimacy (Chapter 7):You are completely transparent to your partner, don’t hold anything back, and share all your thoughts, feelings, wants, needs, fantasies and desires. 4. Radical Romance (Chapter 8):You continually express your love, appreciation, attraction and adoration for your partner in words and actions and don’t take your relationship for granted or allow passion to be replaced by routine. 5. Radical Sex (Chapter 9):Beyond satisfying physical urges, you consciously seek and experience emotional, physical, and spiritual connection every day, continually exploring new ways to express love and pleasure your partner and allowing yourself to be loved and pleasured. 6. Radical Living (Chapter 10):Beyond survival and comfort, you consciously design your lifestyle together, develop your shared vision and goals, devote time and resources to realizing your dreams in each moment together as well as prioritizing your goals and preparing for your future. You are aware of how short your time is on this planet and savor each precious moment of life and being together....
|Title||:||Radical Marriage: Your Relationship as Your Greatest Adventure|
|Number of Pages||:||364 Pages|
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Radical Marriage: Your Relationship as Your Greatest Adventure Reviews
I liked the idea that this author was at first a counselor. He was seeing so many marriages fall apart, regardless of counseling, so he decided to take a new approach and discovered coaching. Why not try to make things better before they may turn sour? I would recommend this book to any engaged couple or those seriously contemplating marriage as well as those who've been married a long time, such as myself.As a Catholic Christian there were a couple of things I did not agree with. It is not portrayed as a Christian book though, so that is understandable. I would still have my Christian friends read it. In the back of the book they even state they do support your religious values. It had some very powerful statements in it that really had me thinking. It is nice because almost every other page has a short sentence or two recapping the page. I think it would be helpful to read just those statements every now and then to refresh the main points.I wish everybody had this type of marriage. I wish everyone took marriage this seriously. The author states... True commitment says , "Im not going anywhere, you are safe with me".There are 7 appendixes in the back. One of them gives additional questions and activities to help you deepen your marriage as well as one with extra resources.A great book with thought provoking insights as to what you and your spouse can do to become so much happier together. Give it a try!I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review
David and Darlene Steele have written a great book on how to take a good marriage and make it extraordinary. There are so many marital self-help books for bad marriages, but this is the first book I have seen that helps a good marriage become even better. I think that the idea of marriage today is becoming less and less appealing. With the divorce rate higher than it's ever been, affairs becoming more prominent and accepted in society, and marriage on the whole looked upon as an old-fashion idea, more and more people are choosing to live together without getting married. This book shows you what you can do to make your marriage more exciting and more fulfilling than you ever thought possible. This can revolutionize the way people view marriage.There are six different radical topics discussed in this book: commitment, communication, intimacy, romance, sex, and living. The authors describe how a couple can experience each of these in a radical new way that can bring a couple closer than they have ever dreamed. Each requires work and dedication, and may be a little bit scary, but I think the ideas presented are really fabulous. I look forward to incorporating these ideas in my marriage. I would highly recommend this book to any couple who already have a good and completely committed marriage, but would like to take it to the next level and have a relationship better than they ever imagined.I was given a free book in exchange for an honest review.
Radical Marriage is not your run-of-the-mill relationship book. Authors David and Darlene Steele share life experiences and powerful practices to make marriages not only good, but "radical." They focus on commitment, communication, intimacy, romance, sex and living in unique and conscious ways. One of my favorite running themes is the idea of living "Beyond Happily Ever After." A technique I will take from Radical Marriage is the idea of "Never Say No," a concept that seems difficult until it's broken down so easily. Any couple who wants to keep their marriage strong will appreciate Radical Marriage. And, like the authors state, like a vegetable garden, they can read all about it, but if they want their garden to produce, they must nurture it now so they can reap the benefits down the road."-Leon Scott Baxter, "America's Relationship Guru," author of The Finance of Romance and Secrets of Safety-Net Parenting, and founder of CouplesCommittedToLove.com and SafetyNetters.com.
Radical Marriage is written by a couple who have worked as relationship councilors, who are sharing their advice on how to create a radical marriage. The radical marriage, where a couple takes charge of their marriage, with knowing and being responsible for their own needs, and work together, is possible, according to the authors, if the couple truly work toward these goals. I like that they advocate thoughtful relationships, and show how being thoughtful and proactive can really create a wonderful partnership. I like the set of promises that you make to your partner, especially the promise to take responsibility. I think that taking the approach of being truly and consciously part of a relationship is key, and the authors show why this is important and why it works. Definitely an interesting book on how to make a strong relationship.I received a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.