One for him, one for her…

Two books of simple steps to the marriage you want.

It’s no secret that there is a wide emotional gap between men and women. Couples crave love and attention from one another, but they don’t always know how to show it. LISTS TO LOVE BY FOR BUSY WIVES and LISTS TO LOVE BY FOR BUSY HUSBANDS present creative and practical ways for wives and husbands to bridge this gap and improve their relationship. These thirty lists will carry wives and husbands through an entire month of learning to love their spouses more deeply with advice they will come back to again and again. From lists addressing a wide range of topics, readers will learn to set better expectations for their marriage, to communicate more effectively with their spouse, to build a deeper foundation of love in their marriage, and much more.

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MARK MERRILL is the founder and president of Family First, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people love their families well. He hosts The Family Minute, a nationally syndicated daily radio program that reaches over 5,000,000 listeners each day. He also delivers marriage and parenting wisdom to over 100,000 people each month through his blog and podcast on Mark is also the author of All Pro Dad—Seven Essentials to Be a Hero to Your Kids. Mark and his wife, Susan, live in Tampa, Florida, and have five children.

SUSAN MERRILL is the director of content for Family First and oversees the content creation and digital marketing of all Family First platforms including All Pro Dad, iMOM, Mark Merrill, and The Family Minute. Susan blogs at and is the author of The Passionate Mom—Dare to Parent in Today’s World. She is married to Mark Merrill and is the mother of their five children.


For Media Inquiries regarding LISTS TO LOVE BY FOR BUSY WIVES and LISTS TO LOVE BY FOR BUSY HUSBANDS, please contact Jennifer Cordeau.

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