About This Book
What do you do if you want a marriage that doesn’t just survive, but thrives? That doesn’t just begin romantically but ends magnificently?
Answer: You do something different.
You’ve seen marriages fail time and again. Even relationships you thought were bulletproof don’t last–or maybe worse—fade away to a cold, gray lovelessness. It’s no wonder that for today’s generation, “getting what you want” is often a substitute for love, and disillusionment about marriage is the new normal.
But you can have a long-term, love-blessed marriage. Whether you’re still considering it, are about to be wed, or have been married for a while and want to make changes, Love, Sex & Happily Ever After delivers an infusion of hope. Author Craig Groeschel clearly and honestly lays out the choices and commitments you can make now to change the way you think and act—to build the relationship you want for the rest of your life.
With an invigorating mix of personal story, practical guidance and biblical truth, Craig invites you into a candid conversation about first dates, sex, communication, integrity, forgiveness, and commitment. Along the way, he shows how you can build a soul-enriching, God-honoring relationship with the one you love…and believe together again in your very own “happily ever after.”
Previously released as Going All the Way
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Praise for Love, Sex, and Happily Ever After
“Craig’s practical book should be a mandatory read for anyone who wants to be happily married someday.”
—SHAUNTI FELDHAHN, nationally syndicated columnist and best-selling author of For Women Only
“Love, Sex, and Happily Ever After clearly illustrates how Jesus Christ is truly the center of every enduring and endearing marriage.”
—PASTOR MARK DRISCOLL, founder of Mars Hill Church, Seattle
“Love, Sex, and Happily Ever After is a great resource for anyone in our generation who wants to build a relationship that will go the distance like God intended.”
—MARGARET FEINBERG, speaker and author of The Organic God and God Whispers
“Love, Sex, and Happily Ever After has the potential to not only change the way you view marriage, but also the way our culture treats it.”
—ED YOUNG, SENIOR PASTOR, Fellowship Church, and author of The Creative Marriage
“With wit and wisdom, Craig will guide you into a gold mine of relational riches.”
—SHANNON ETHRIDGE, best-selling author of the Every Woman’s Battle series and Completely His
“Craig shares real-life advice that is practical and biblically based, preparing you for a marriage that will not just survive, but thrive.”
—RICKWARREN, Pastor of Saddleback Church and author of The Purpose Driven Life
“Craig Groeschel says it like it is. You’ll be challenged and encouraged by his honesty and humor.”
—MARK BATTERSON, Lead Pastor, National Community Church, and author of In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day
“Craig Groeschel is a visionary… His leadership capacity has barely been tapped.”
—DR. SAMUEL R. CHAND, author of Failure: The Womb of Success and Futuring: Leading Your Church into Tomorrow
“Craig boldly dives into our culture’s many illusions of love and discovers what real love is.”
—DAVE GIBBONS, Lead Pastor of NewSong
“Craig is a man who practices what he preaches. I am always excited to pick up his latest book.”
—CRAIG GROSS, founder of xxxchurch.com
“Craig fully understands our generation’s struggles and fears about making love last and provides practical, hope-filled guidance for imperfect people.”
—JOHN BURKE, pastor and author of No Perfect People Allowed
Other Books You'll Enjoy
How We Love
Milan and Kay Yerkovich
The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages
The Good News About Marriage
Shaunti Feldhahn with Tally Whitehead
The Emotionally Destructive Marriage
How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong