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July 12, 1941

You Can Be Happily Married

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By Gilbert Appelhof Jr. Cloth. Price, $2. Pp. 218. New York: Macmillan Company, 1941.

JAMA. 1941;117(2):156. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820280078033

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Abstract

This is a comprehensive discussion of marriage by a priest of the Episcopal church. Though the American divorce rate is the highest in the civilized world, "Christian marriage has not been at fault in itself. But there has been neglect in the training of young people concerning their responsibilities as marriage partners," says the author. He discusses the problems of acquaintance, courtship and engagement; planning for the marriage, and the adjustments to be made in conjugal life, including financial and recreational problems. Particular emphasis is also laid on the maintenance of good health. The treatment throughout is wholesome and constructive, and it is supplemented by an extensive list of books for further reading. While the book will be of greatest help to those who want a Christian approach to the subject, no one planning marriage could fail to derive assistance from it.

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