The First Year of Marriage:
What to Expect, What to Accept and What You Can Change
by Miriam Arond and Samuel L. Pauker, M.D. (www.thefirstyearofmarriage.com)
This groundbreaking book, published in six editions, is based on an exclusive survey of newlyweds nationwide, conducted by Dr. Pauker and Miriam Arond. The authors share their eye-opening findings as well as psychological insight into why the first year of marriage is such an emotionally significant and potentially tumultuous time. The First Year of Marriage: What to Expect, What to Accept and What You Can Change has received rave reviews as well as tremendous media publicity. Miriam Arond and Dr. Pauker have shared their findings and recommendations on dozens of TV and radio talk shows as well as in newspapers and magazines and thought leadership conferences, including CBS Morning Show, Regis, theknot.com, Newsweek, Washington Post, Bride's magazine, Bridal Guide, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment. The First Year of Marriage is included in the curriculum of many college classes on sociology of the family and is referenced in many books about marriage.
Here is what some of the reviewers have to say:
"Should be required reading before receiving a marital license not only for those getting married, but also for their families and perhaps their friends."
---Ira D. Glick, M.D., coauthor of Marital and Family Therapy
"No one should dare step up to the altar without consulting this one-of-a-kind book."
---Stephanie Wood, Bridal Guide magazine
"An authoritative, compelling guide to establishing a firm foundation for a lasting, happy marriage."
---Millie M. Bratten, Bride's magazine
"It takes newlyweds by the hand, and gently leads them past the danger points, the difficulties, and the unexpected misunderstandings of that first crucial year. A couple beginning marriage with this sensitive guide are clearing
the way for harmony and happiness in years to come. I will tuck this book in every wedding gift I send from now on."
---Francine Klagsburn, author of Married People: Staying Together in the Age of Divorce
Feeling Safe: Talking to Children About War and Terrorism by the Editors of Child magazine. Forward by Miriam Arond
"Child magazine editors recognize that children deal with confusion, fear and anxiety in different ways-and that parents, whether their kids directly ask tough questions and admit they're worried about terrorism and war or not-need to be prepared to comfort.....This is a timely, helpful guide."
Miriam Arond has published dozens of articles in magazines. Topics include: marriage, parenting, children, work/family balance, sustainability, food, beauty, health, travel, career development, safety, product reviews, interviews with authors and celebrities, and more.