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Do you know how to maintain a healthy loving marriage by adding one simple tool to your married life?

Remember when you met you partner for the first time? Think back of the butterflies you felt every time you saw each other. When you committed to your marriage, you committed to a deep loving relationship for the rest of your life.

"Marriage is a commitment- a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one's spouse." (Herman H. Kieval)

Yet, there are days where you can't read your partner's mind. You try to communicate your needs but you keep talking against blank walls. Sometimes it seems like both of you are born on different planets.

"You don't understand what I am saying" is probably the most common sentence in your marriage. When you talk about understanding each other, you refer to verbal communication. But did you know that communication is only 7 percent verbal and 93 percent nonverbal?

Feeling fulfilled and happy in your marriage depends on successful communication. Yet, being able to communicate properly is nothing you are born with. It is a skill that you discover and apply. 

Communication in a relationship is like oxygen to life. Without it, it dies. If you don't know how to communicate the right way, it is just a matter of time until your marriage fails.

In Communication in Marriage, you'll discover: 

  • How to communicate effectively by sending and receiving the right messages
  • How to stay attracted to your partner even if you are stuck in the routines of daily life
  • First aid when your marriage is about to die
  • Why men are from Mars and women are from Venus and how to bring both together
  • Another secret to succeeding as a married couple
  • How to communicate when things heat up
  • How to spice things up and never suffer from being bored in your marriage
  • The most common toxins to avoid in your marriage
  • And much more!

As a bonus, you'll find a practical action plan for effective communication that you can instantly apply in your marriage. Our problems often look much bigger than they actually are. All you need is discovering the roots of your dissatisfaction and solve the problem through positive communication.

Even if your partner betrayed your trust or didn't accommodate your needs, there are ways to rebuild the strong bond you had once you got married.

The reason why a lot of marriages fail nowadays is not that two people are not right for each other but because they don't want to invest time and effort in understanding each other.

Giving up is easy but painful; applying the right communication is simple and relieving.

Make your marriage last and discover how you and your spouse can keep each other happy!

©2019 Shirley Cole (P)2019 Shirley Cole

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Communications

This is very important part of every marriage. Communications should be open and this book has a few pointers.

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I liked how the author described what the goal was and why. Use of simple terms and excellent examples. Great advice and help. The narrator has a very pleasant voice and she did a great job narrating.

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Great Communication guide

This book is so simple, but extremely effective at offering practical, easy-to-apply techniques to improve not just marital communication, but communication with anyone.

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Clear and concise

The clear concise nature of this communication book is highly appreciated! I hope Shirley Cole will continue to produce more related books

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This book is eye-opening

I highly recommend this book if you have trouble opening up and finding the words to express yourself to your spouse. I love the questions they ask in this book to think about your relationship. This is an effective and natural approach. I love this audible book indeed.

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I bought this for my husband for Valentine's Day.

I bought this for my husband for Valentine's Day. We usually have a hard time communicating and this book was really helpful. We read it together and discussed it as well read it. We have been married 10 years and this is still really helpful.

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Fantastic read for any couple

This book is amazing. It is simple and to the point and offers key steps and questions to help you and your spouse get on the communication page together. I have a degree in psychology, so I know how in-depth communication skills can go, but they made it easy for anyone to understand and implement. My husband has A.D.D. yet he was able to stay focused and listen to the audible book.

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Just an awesome book

This book helped to transform the way my wife and I relate to one another. No longer do we assume the worst intent of the other, but instead we understand that each of us is motivated by something the other will probably never understand.

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A must for marriage and relationship therapists

This is a great book for understanding gender differences in marriage and how to deal effectively with conflicts or tensions that build up within time. Psychology courses should include the topics discussed in this practical book.

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Read it together.

This is a fantastic book for any couple. My husband and I read it out loud together - the way the book is set up, it talks to how both men and women are unique from a psychological perspective. It also walks through the dangers of certain behaviors in marriage and shows how they are not paths to what you are truly longing for... GREAT READ.

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Great tool

This book was easy to understand, straight to the point, and helpful. Highly recommended. Lots of useful information in a smaller book. Very satisfying. Can't wait for my husband to read so we can discuss and utilize the material.

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  • Conway
  • 10-10-19

To save a relationship, not just a marriage .

The authors hit the main topics spot on. This is excellent, to the point, advice on saving and improving a relationship, not just a marriage. Quick and easy reading. My spouse and I have been loudly disagreeing lately on ridiculous small issues which stem from larger issues. This book is a WONDERFUL reference to improving your relationship peacefully, and thus lead to shear happiness. I was considering counseling,

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  • Campbell
  • 10-10-19

Great refresher.

My husband and I have been married for 25 years and our communication had really fallen off over the years. This book has some good reminders of how you want to be communicated with as well as how to make sure your spouse knows what you want as well. Listening skills get lost with time. Great refresher.

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  • Aidan
  • 10-07-19

Precise listen to the perception

This book has some good reminders of how you want to be communicated with as well as how to make sure your spouse knows what you want as well. This is a great book to improve your communication skills. A lot of important information gathered in this book.

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  • Jennings
  • 10-07-19

It indicates itself to being a great guide

This is excellent, to the point, advice on saving and improving a relationship, not just a marriage. The goal is to hone my skills at communicating which to me is a lifelong journey. This is a great voice book and had been helping very much.

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  • Cameron
  • 10-07-19

This book keeps maintaining its knowledge

This is a short and easy to follow with great recommendations on ways to effectively communicate in every aspect of life. It has some very helpful and simple insightful things to consider to help your communication in marriage.

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  • 10-07-19

This book can develop to Us

This book should be listening to by any couple wanting to improve their marriage, no matter how good the marriage is now! This book would be helpful for any couple married or not, even if you are in a good place in your relationship it can only help improve it more.

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  • Rogers
  • 10-04-19

Book on establishing communication in marriage....

Excellent tools to add to any relationship especially a marital relationship. It offers real examples of overcoming challenges and offer honesty in indicating that certain challenges are ongoing. Everything is a growth process and this book offers much-needed ideas and real-life approaches to handling the challenges with marital communications.

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  • Pearce
  • 10-04-19

Great book

I really liked this book. I am in a committed 3 yr relationship and I feel that although I am not married this book was helpful. It’s important to know how to communicate even before marriage in order to have a successful marriage.

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  • Lucas
  • 10-04-19

Excellent Book

I highly recommend this book if you have trouble opening up and finding the words to express yourself to your spouse. It may seem common sense to some people, but they have some really good questions to ask yourself and your spouse to make for a better relationship.