Ron L. Deal, the leading Christian remarriage authority, and David H. Olson, a seasoned marriage and family expert, give couples hope that they can have strong, healthy marriages. Their advice grows out of the National Survey of Couples Creating Stepfamilies, the largest study of its kind (more than 50,000 couples) ever conducted. As couples work through the book in conjunction with an online Couple Check-up, they'll discover ways to improve all aspects of their marriage and build on its strengths. A free online Couple Check-up is included with each book.
Ron L. Deal, MMFT, is the founder of Successful Stepfamilies and an expert in remarriage and stepfamily education and therapy. He is author of The Smart Stepfamily and co-author with Laura Petherbridge of The Smart Stepmom and with David H. Olson of The Remarriage Checkup. Ron is a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional counsellor who frequently appears in the US media. David H. Olson, PhD, is founder and CEO of Life Innovations. The author of more than twenty books, David frequently has appeared in the national media.