How to Be Married

I was in the middle of planning my wedding and after months of receiving
unsolicited advice about “the big day,” I realized I had no idea what happened
when the wedding was over. I had no idea how to be married. Sure, there are
plenty of ...

How to Be Married

How to Be Married

Everyone tells you marriage is hard, but no one tells you what to do about it. At age thirty-four, Jo Piazza got her romantic-comedy ending when she met the man of her dreams on a boat in the Galápagos Islands and was engaged three months later. But before long, Jo found herself riddled with questions. How do you make a marriage work in a world where you no longer need to be married? How does an independent, strong-willed feminist become someone’s partner—all the time? In the tradition of writers such as Nora Ephron and Elizabeth Gilbert, award-winning journalist and nationally bestselling author Jo Piazza writes a provocative memoir of a real first year of marriage that will forever change the way we look at matrimony. A travel editor constantly on the move, Jo journeys to twenty countries on five continents to figure out what modern marriage means. Throughout this stunning, funny, warm, and wise personal narrative, she gleans wisdom from matrilineal tribeswomen, French ladies who lunch, Orthodox Jewish moms, Swedish stay-at-home dads, polygamous warriors, and Dutch prostitutes. Written with refreshing candor, elegant prose, astute reporting, and hilarious insight into the human psyche, How to Be Married offers an honest portrait of an utterly charming couple. When life throws more at them than they ever expected—a terrifying health diagnosis, sick parents to care for, unemployment—they ultimately create a fresh understanding of what it means to be equal partners during the good and bad times. Through their journey, they reveal a framework that will help the rest of us keep our marriages strong, from engagement into the newlywed years and beyond.

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How to Be Married
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jo Piazza
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-18 - Publisher: Harmony

Everyone tells you marriage is hard, but no one tells you what to do about it. At age thirty-four, Jo Piazza got her romantic-comedy ending when she met the man of her dreams on a boat in the Galápagos Islands and was engaged three months later. But before long, Jo
How To Be Married
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Polly Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-10 - Publisher: Hachette UK

From Polly Williams, the bestselling author of THE RISE AND FALL OF A YUMMY MUMMY comes a startling, honest novel of love, marriage - and untidiness. Sadie Drew thinks she must be the world's worst wife. She only needs to walk into a room to make it untidy. She wears
What's It Like to Be Married to Me?
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Linda Dillow
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-01 - Publisher: David C Cook

What's It Like to Be Married to Me? is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of a better marriage—as readers look in the mirror to see how they can change. Bestselling author Linda Dillow understands that most women want more
So You Want to Be Married
Language: en
Pages: 88
Authors: Lady M
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-04 - Publisher: iUniverse

So You Want to Be Married offers a guide to dating and marriage that will walk you through key steps to having a successful marriage in the Lord. It teaches the keys to embrace your singleness with the Lord and the patience to wait for the man or woman of
Meant to be Married
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Barbara Samuel
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-20 - Publisher: Twin Creek Press

IF ONLY THEY HAD MARRIED, ALL THOSE YEARS AGO… A RITA award winning novel. Once upon a time, Elias and Sarah fell in love despite their warring families. On a dark and terrible night, the two were brutally separated, an act that carried tragic consequences for the young lovers. Sarah

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