This book is the ideal guide for those contemplating marriage; those newly married; or those renewing their vows. Through counseling advice, and the acronyms "FACTS" and "FAITH" Barbara Peters outlines the steps needed to have a successful marriage. Barbara uses some case scenarios from her own practice to illustrate her message. Married couples may see some of their own problems discussed in the book, and find this is a map along the road to a happy marriage. The book is also intended to be a gift. Newlyweds can present it to each other and then pass to future generations to foster the benefits of life long commitments.