About this Book
To move a marriage from blah to bliss…start here!
Have you ever looked at a blissfully married couple and thought, I wish I knew their secret? Now you can. After years of research, Shaunti Feldhahn has identified twelve powerful habits that the happiest marriages have in common.
Anyone can learn the secrets of a highly happy marriage!
In The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, Shaunti shares the little, unexpected, often overlooked actions that make a huge difference. You’re about to discover that highly happy couples:
• go to bed mad
• keep score
• boss their feelings around
• have factual fantasies
• get in over their heads
• don’t tell it like it is
• don’t look to marriage to make them happy
Packed with eyeopening research and practical helps, this book delivers relationship insights that will take your marriage from “just fine” to “just the marriage we’ve always wanted.”
“I thoroughly enjoyed this book! What Shaunti has to say is hope giving and doable. She and I have worked together on the research throughout the years and have seen the dramatic impact that comes when someone gets something they just didn’t see before.” —Emerson Eggerichs, best-selling author of Love and Respect
Shaunti Feldhahn is a Harvard-trained social researcher, popular speaker, and best-selling author of For Women Only and other books with sales of more than two million copies. Her relationship findings have been featured in media as diverse as The Today Show, Focus on the Family, Cosmo, and the New York Times. She and her husband, Jeff, have two children and live in Atlanta.
Praise for Surprising Secrets
“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
“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
“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
“I thoroughly enjoyed this book!…What Shaunti has to say is hope giving and doable…I have already started using some of this new data at my conferences!”
—Emerson Eggerichs, best-selling author of Love and Respect