Endorsements for The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

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Praises for The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages

“In just the first few chapters of this amazing resource, I found Shaunti’s research and insights incredibly helpful. This is a book I’ll be using personally and recommending to many friends.”

Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times best-selling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries

“I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I am thrilled with the findings, clear reporting, and explanations. What Shaunti has to say is hope giving and doable. Shaunti is tireless at tracking down the truths that matter to relationships—and countless men and women have benefitted as a result.  She and I have worked together on the research many times over the years, and have seen the dramatic impact that comes when someone gets something they just didn’t see before.  This latest research study is no exception—I have already started using some of this new data at my conferences!”

Emerson Eggerichs, best-selling author of Love and Respect

“Regardless of the state of your marriage, Shaunti Feldhahn reveals how small changes in awareness and actions can truly change everything in your relationship. In her new book The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, Shaunti offers transferable actions that any couple can replicate to experience marital fulfillment.”

Kerry Shook, founding pastor of Woodlands Church, Houston, TX, Co-author of the national bestsellers One Month to Live and Love at Last Sight

“What an important relationship book for such a time as this! A must for every couple.”

Dr. Tim Clinton, president, American Association of Christian Counselors; executive director, Center for Counseling & Family Studies, Liberty University

“Shaunti has done it again. She’s done the research, dissected the results, and is delivering to us the proven recipes for success. Even after 30 years of marriage , I learned so much! This is a book every married person should read!”

Jill Savage, CEO of Hearts at Home, author of No More Perfect Moms

“Every married person and every person who WANTS to be married needs to read this book. Most of us don’t just want to avoid divorce. We want wedded bliss! In her trademark research style, my friend Shaunti Feldhahn has created a tool to teach you how to create a really, really happy marriage – starting today. It’s not hard, if you know the secrets from people who are doing just that. Shaunti will give you a sneak peek into the lives of highly happy couples. It is a fun and surprising journey that can totally transform your marriage – I promise.”

Valorie Burton, author of Happy Women Live Better: 13 Ways to Trigger Your Happiness Every Day

“One of my favorite things about The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages is how practical these secrets are. These are things that anybody can do to make their marriage even more satisfying!”

Holly Furtick, wife of Steven Furtick, pastor, elevation church

“So many couples feel stuck and end up settling for a C-minus marriage because they don’t know what to do to change it. Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages takes the mystery out of happy marriages by boiling it down to some key attitudes and actions that can make all the difference between a mediocre marriage and a magnificent one.”

Leslie Vernick, licensed counselor, relationship coach, speaker, and author of the best-selling books, The Emotionally Destructive Marriage, The Emotionally Destructive Relationship, and How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong

“Shaunti is one of those rare communicators who really GETS marriage and all the give-and-take that’s required.  That’s why I go out of my way to read every book she writes, because I know it will be ‘all meat, no oatmeal.’  You’re holding months’ worth of marital counseling in your hands, and if you’ll apply it, I think you’ll be amazed at what a highly happy marriage you can cultivate!”

Shannon Ethridge, M.A., life and relationship coach, international speaker, and best-selling author of numerous books including the Every Woman’s Battle series

We all love the idea of discovering a treasure, but how many of us will actually take the time to go on a treasure hunt? Well that’s just what Shaunti Feldhahn has done in her new book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages. After working my way through these pages and pondering these gems of wisdom, I couldn’t help but wonder how many marriages might have been saved had they understood these simple, attainable truths. If you’re happily married this book will affirm what you’ve been doing right and equip you to finish strong. If your marriage hangs by a thread, I believe this book will help put you back together again. Thank you, Shaunti, for another revelatory book!

Susie Larson, national radio host, speaker, and author of Your Beautiful Purpose

“Shaunti Feldhahn knows how to mine scientific research and data for the “relationship gold” that can change marriages, and change lives.  We were surprised at how much we learned from the secrets she revealed in this book. You will find something on every page of The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages for making your marriage stronger.”

Susan Merrill, author of The Passionate Mom, blogger, director of iMOM.com

Mark Merrill, author of All Pro Dad, blogger, president of Family First

“A fantastic marriage doesn’t just happen. It requires work, intention, and commitment. Which is why I’m so excited about Shaunti’s new book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages! The message is timely, the research is fascinating, and the takeaways are life-impacting. Do your marriage a favor and get a copy of this book!”

Crystal Paine, founder of MoneySavingMom.com and author of Say Goodbye to Survival Mode

“This is one of the most encouraging and motivating marriage books I have ever read. Shaunti Feldhahn is not only an outstanding researcher but she translates her findings into practical, life-changing truths. Shaunti is  one of the most intelligent, insightful, and inspiring people I know. If you have a desire to refresh your marriage or help others to find help and hope for their relationship, then this book is a must read.”

Jim Burns, president, HomeWord, author of Creating an Intimate Marriage and Closer

“We agree wholeheartedly with Shaunti. When you believe in your spouse it is simply life-changing! Shaunti Feldhahn is our favorite gal, she’s got great wit, joy, done the research and she’s compiled the complete profile for highly happy marriages!  Listen to her, she’s got it right! When you take the time to tune into the little things in each other, then together you’ll succeed at a great marriage!”

Dr. Gary and Barb Rosberg, executive marriage and life coaching for couples—America’s Family Coaches, The 6 Secrets to a Lasting Love

“Who doesn’t want to know how to have a happy marriage? And who would have thought that it could be this simple? I love that my friend Shaunti is speaking live giving truth into marriages; whether the couple has been married 2 years or 52 years! She is one of the best researchers in the field today and I’m always encouraged and surprised by her findings and how practical they are.  I will be recommending this book to the women I minister to.”

Jennifer Rothschild, author, Lessons I Learned in the Dark and Self Talk, Soul Talk, founder of womensministry.net and Fresh Grounded Faith Events

“The entire time I was reading this book I kept stopping and saying to my wife, ‘Oh wow! Listen to this!’ My gut kept saying ‘Yes!’ as the facts revealed things I knew intuitively to be right. The great truth within these pages is that little things do indeed mean a lot. The quality of your marriage in many ways determines the quality of your life. Reading this fascinating book is a great investment in that unique relationship.”

Jeff and Gregg Foxworthy

“I distinctly remember the day that I found out that smaller, gentle repetitive exercise movement could give you better results than the knee-punishing pavement pounding of jogging. It was like the heavens opened and the angels sang. Consider this book the marriage health equivalent of that. Shaunti wields the researcher’s clipboard, the analyst’s data and the counselor’s insight to bring the excellent news flash that great marriages aren’t shrouded in mystery and good fortune, but are the culmination of definable, repetitive micro movements that add up to deep relationship satisfaction. What a relief to learn that, in marriage as in life, it truly is the little things.”

Anita Renfroe, comedian, author

“Yes. Yes. Yes! What an important, (and desperately needed) book. Shaunti proves what many of us suspected all along: It is possible to have a happy and loving marriage (even if you are the only one who is working on it.) She debunks so many of the marriage myths that we have taken as gospel and shares the real secrets to happily ever after. If your marriage is already a happy one, you will understand your relationship better (and why it works) after reading this book. If your marriage needs some work, you will discover the simple steps to have the marriage you truly want.”

Kathi Lipp, author of The Husband Project and Praying God’s Word for Your Husband