begins David Anders in this remarkably forthright book. In it, David
reports that by the early 2000s, his marriage was so painful he
actually longed for death. It wasn’t simple incompatibility; he and
his wife had just one thing in common: contempt for each other.
David and his wife are happy together – not because of marriage
therapy, but because they came to know and fully embraced the
Catholic Church’s teachings on marriage.
people who encounter such teachings are shocked by their rigor. Yet
the Church offers much more than rules about sexual restraint; she
offers a way to make marriage into something supernatural, even
Dr. Anders shares his personal discovery of the Church’s teaching
on marriage and offers a robust defense of the Church’s most
controversial teachings, including divorce, remarriage, gay marriage,
the Church’s teachings and the writings of the saints as his guide,
he also offers practical, time-tested ways to improve your marriage,
such as how to live in peace despite an unhappy marriage, the value
of suffering, and ways to overcome your reluctance to forgive grave
a culture that breaks apart marriages and undermines human dignity,
Dr. David Anders offers a hope-filled alternative for those who live
moral and spiritual lives in union with Christ and His Church.