Prepare an essay of approximately 750 words in length, using the information presented in Chapter 7 of the Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family text, the lecture portion of the Module 2 Readings, and/or any other current available resources. In your essay, compile a comprehensive list of the characteristics of a successful marriage. For each of the characteristics, do the following:
- In your own words, provide a brief description.
- Evaluate its importance.
- Provide an example of an action or attitude that would represent/reflect it.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
The following are the books that are referenced in the assignments:
- The Four Seasons of Marriage
Chapman, G. (2012). The four seasons of marriage. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. ISBN-13: 9781414376349 (Available as print text only.)
Here is a website with the first chapter for free.
- Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family
Knox, D., & Schacht, C. (2016). Choices in relationships: An introduction to marriage and the family (12th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning. ISBN-13: 9781305094444 (Available as print text only.)