While home construction is an incredible experience for many homeowners, there’s no question that it can test the limits of even the happiest couples. People dream and plan for their dream home, sometimes for years. So when the over load, stress and arguments start, couples become disillusioned.
Many couples don’t dream about building or remodeling their home with their spouse because they fear it will destroy their relationship. Time and again, tension, fear and anxiety control the home construction project.We don’t want the stress of remodeling or home building to get the best of you.
Break Ground Without Breaking Up: 7 Keys to Securing a Strong Relationship While Building or Remodeling Your Home, co-authors Sandy Berendes and Laura Longville show readers in relationships how to navigate home construction with as little stress and conflict as possible.
"Break Ground Without Breaking Up helps you clearly define your vision and goals, build a plan of action, establish a budget and help you stick to it, strategies to choose your team of professionals, tools to protect your relationship and inspiring design tips." Renee Rowe, LMSW, ACSW Director at Treeside Institute for Clinical Advancement
"Just like a house, a relationship is only as good as the framework that supports it. Learn how to remodel your relationship so that it turns out just like your new home: enhanced and improved! Being prepared and equipped for your home construction project will assure your relationship is secure and strong to embark on this joint-venture." Ted Klontz Ph.D www.KlontzConsulting.com