From almost-marrieds to newlyweds to long-time couples, here's how to build a great marriage. . .and how to mend the cracks. Rock-Solid Marriage helps you build strong foundations for a marriage that lasts. Whether you're considering marriage, are facing marital difficulties, or simply wish to improve your marriage, Dr. Robert and Rosemary Barnes show how you can forge a rich relationship that will stand up to life's tests. Drawing on years of counseling experience and on their own marriage, the Barneses uncover principles essential for a healthy relationship. With a wealth of real-life illustrations, they help you cross marriage's toughest hurdles to achieve the kind of closeness you've dreamed of. -Understand each other's expectations for married life -Gain "his and hers" perspectives about sexuality and intimacy -Learn the secrets of "bilingual," man-woman communication -Discover five steps to affair-proofing your marriage -Turn conflict into an opportunity for deeper understanding. Warmly written, encouraging, and practical, Rock-Solid Marriage helps you and your partner maximize your strengths and iron out the problems to make your marriage as strong and productive as it can be.