Before Marriage and After

with Ron Deal | February 15, 2019

I wish I had a nickel for every time I heard this. Our research finds that before a wedding couple satisfaction is mostly tied to, as you would expect-the couple. Couple satisfaction is a function of the couple's relationship. But, after the wedding, couple satisfaction is equally tied to the stepfamily stuff going on around them. Stepfamily couple satisfaction is a function of the couple's relationship AND the stepfamily dynamic. That's where they get blind-sided. Hey, we can help with that.

I wish I had a nickel for every time I heard this. Our research finds that before a wedding couple satisfaction is mostly tied to, as you would expect-the couple. Couple satisfaction is a function of the couple's relationship. But, after the wedding, couple satisfaction is equally tied to the stepfamily stuff going on around them. Stepfamily couple satisfaction is a function of the couple's relationship AND the stepfamily dynamic. That's where they get blind-sided. Hey, we can help with that.

Before Marriage and After

With Ron Deal
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February 15, 2019
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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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