Monthly Archives: September 2016

Love at First Fight by Carey and Dena Dyer


What it’s about:
From the publisher:
“Love at First Fight is a book that will give your marriage encouragement and hope if you find that the once endearing, charming, and distinct qualities that once attracted you to your spouse are now a source of stress and conflict. In sharing humorous, personal stories from both the male and female perspective, husband and wife writing team Carey and Dena Dyer will help you discover that a fun, resilient, fulfilling marriage can be realized through hard work, forgiveness, God’s grace, and a sense of humor. Learn how to strengthen your marriage with these fifty-two conversational meditations that begin with scripture, end with prayers, and include practical action steps to develop a deeper connection with your spouse.”

My thoughts:

I am a newlywed, so when I saw this title available for review, I jumped at the chance. I am so glad that I did, I love this book! The topics range from minor and not serious to serious, yet they are all things that can cause couples to have troubles or grow closer together, depending on how they are handled. I giggled at many places at how true-to-life these issues are and how Carey and Dena talked about them. Many of those giggles were because my husband and I have already gone through that particular issue and handled it much like Carey or Dena. I wouldn’t call this book super serious, but it does handle some serious topics. For the most part, this is a light-hearted book that can help any couple grow closer if they read through it together and pray and discuss the questions in each meditation. I loved how both Carey and Dena were candid and exposed how they reacted to things in their relationship and how they could have done better. Each meditation is nice length where they are shorter, but not too short to not have any substance.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from Barbour Publishing in exchange for my honest review.

I loved this book and give it 5 stars!