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Just Married

Just Married

The Catholic Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the First Five Years of Marriage

by Gregory K. and Lisa Popcak

"The Popcaks help newly married couples unpack the great mystery of marriage and discover the divine love story that is behind their own. Every married couple—newly married or otherwise—will benefit from this book."

—Christopher West, Author of Fill These Hearts

About the Book and Authors

About the Book and Authors

In Just Married, Catholic therapist Greg Popcak and family life coach Lisa Popcak offer newlyweds a master plan for growing a strong bond in the first five years of marriage.

The First Five Years: A Q&A with the Popcaks

The First Five Years: A Q&A with the Popcaks

"The most important thing in problem-solving isn't actually problem-solving; it's taking care of your partner so you come out the other end of the disagreement closer than you were when you started it."

Praise for Just Married

Praise for Just Married

"A hopeful vision of marriage rooted in faith and nourished by prayer." Read what Tim Muldoon, Christopher West and others are saying about Just Married.

Just Married: Read a Book Excerpt

Just Married: Read a Book Excerpt

The couple that is intentional about laying down good marriage habits in the first five years has a much greater likelihood of staying close, strong, and happy when life starts picking up speed.

Exceptional Marriages

Exceptional Marriages

For more resources to help strengthen and support you on your spiritual and emotional journey, visit the Popcak's website here.

Staying Married Through the Holidays: Mission...Possible?

Staying Married Through the Holidays: Mission...Possible?

Before you put your attorneys on retainer, here is a list of things you and your soul mate can do to survive, and maybe even thrive, during the upcoming holiday season.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Making Marriage Work

Making Marriage Work

Rebecca Hamilton

The things this book tells you are obvious, but you don't see them. They're easy, but you don't do them. And over time the lack of this not seeing and doing can shred the fabric of your marriage.

A Field Guide for Marriage

A Field Guide for Marriage

Tim Muldoon

Marriage can be hard, the way a mountain climb can be hard: but the payoff is very much worth the effort. Let the Popcak’s new book be a field guide so that the climbers might not get lost.

Reality Check

Reality Check

Frank Viola

Lowering one’s expectations in marriage is essential, as well as having the posture of a servant rather than a taker. Just Married expands these ideas into practical reality.

Marriage: It's Not for Sissies

Marriage: It's Not for Sissies

Kathy Schiffer

The techniques and tools in the book are things you really intuited all along, but Dr. Greg and Lisa’s clear and gentle guidance helps to keep the focus on the marriage.

Not Just for Newlyweds

Not Just for Newlyweds

Sarah Reinhard

Oh, the things I would've missed if I hadn't read Just Married! This book put words to things that I've felt at a gut level and have struggled to articulate for ten years of being married.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

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Just Married: An Interview with Greg and Lisa Popcak

Just Married: A Q&A with Greg and Lisa Popcak

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