The New I Do Book

“If you think a 50 percent divorce rate is an acceptable statistic, then I suppose you don’t have to read this book. For everyone else, this book will give you permission to think outside the box.” — Pepper Schwartz, AARP’s sex and relationship expert and the author of The Normal Bar: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples

“’The New I Do’ is a definite ‘gotta get’ book, providing you the tools to make your decision to marry a solid and successful one.” — Dr. Charles Sophy, author of Side by Side

“‘The New I Do’ offers a fresh perspective on one of the most complex decisions one can make in life: getting married. In their new book Gadoua and Larson objectively discuss a range of marriage options that have rarely been addressed, let alone spelled out, in such revealing detail. From Starter Marriage and Companionship Marriage through to Parenting Marriage, Living Alone Together Marriage or Open Marriage (with a few others in between) we get to understand the many forms marriage can take — discussed from the perspective of making a true conscious choice. The pros and cons of every option at the end of each chapter is especially insightful. For those seriously contemplating marriage, this book can be a conversation starter as well as a sobering reminder of the real challenges couples face before and long after they say ‘I Do!’
— Rosalind Sedacca, founder of the  Child-Centered Divorce Network

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If half of all cars bought in America each year broke down, there would be a national uproar. But when people suggest that maybe every single marriage doesn’t look like the next and isn’t meant to last until death, there’s nothing but a rash of proposed laws trying to force it to do just that.  New-I-Do-3251 In The New I Do: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists and Rebels (Seal Press, Sept. 28, 2014), therapist Susan Pease Gadoua and journalist Vicki Larson take a groundbreaking look at the modern shape of marriage to help readers open their minds to marrying more consciously and creatively. Offering actual models of less-traditional marriages, including everything from a parenting marriage (intended for the sake of raising and nurturing children) to a comfort or safety marriage (where people marry for financial security or companionship), the book covers unique options for couples interested in forging their own paths. With advice and quizzes to help readers decide what works for them, The New I Do acts as a guide to thinking outside the marital box and the framework for a new debate on marriage in the 21st century.

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