Building a satisfying, beautiful, mutually enriching, long lasting marriage really is possible. “Build a Happy Marriage: 99 Tips From an Architect” is the result of lessons learned over more than 25 years of marriage. Why not learn from someone who’s been there?What do marriage and architecture have in common? Building a successful, happy marriage takes skills that are also necessary for designing and constructing a beautiful, functional building: teamwork, care, diligence, skill, knowledge, creativity, passion, and more. Architects are known for their diligence, professionalism and commitment to public safety. They know how to ask the right questions and to find the right answers. And when they have collected all the necessary information, designing a thing of beauty is what they do best. Buildings and marriages should both be built to last a long, long time.The three chapters, Foundation, Structure and Finishes, follow the overall process of constructing a building. And like constructing a building, you can’t be in a big rush. This book should be read slowly, one tip a day. Take the time to really read each page and reflect on how you can apply the tips to your own marriage. Each tip is accompanied by a thought provoking question or statement that will help you and your spouse take action towards building a long-lasting, happy marriage.