‘Conversations from a Long Marriage’ by Jan Etherington is a heartwarming and humorous book that takes a look at the ups and downs of a relationship that has lasted for decades. Through a series of conversations between two people who have been married for a long time, the author explores the themes of love, commitment, and the ups and downs of a long-term relationship.
The dialogue in the book is witty and insightful, and the author has a knack for capturing the essence of a long-term relationship in just a few words. The conversations are often hilarious, and the author has a great sense of humour, making this book a light-hearted and entertaining read.
As I am in my 34th year of marriage, I found this book reassuring that we do all end up being quite quirky, at times unreasonable and possibly illogical, but overall very loveable. This book is a testament to laughter being an absolute must to keep a relationship, and by that, I mean being able to laugh together and at oneself.
Despite the humour, ‘Conversations from a Long Marriage’ is a thought-provoking book that will make you reflect on your own relationships. It highlights the importance of communication, mutual respect, and understanding in a long-term relationship. Whether you’re in a relationship yourself or enjoy reading about them, this book is a must-read for anyone looking for a funny and insightful look at love and commitment.
Overall, “Conversations from a Long Marriage” by Jan Etherington is a delightful and entertaining book that will make you laugh out loud, reflect, and appreciate the ups and downs of a long-term relationship. Whether you’re in a relationship or not, this book is a must-read for anyone looking for a humorous and insightful take on love and commitment.