Over 40 years of marriage counseling, facilitating marriage support groups and leading workshops have contributed to Dr. Brady's insights for what makes a healthy marriage. Practical suggestions and exercises are provided for couples who have decided to be intentional about addressing the key issues of a marriage. These include how to: Become aware of the number one issue of marital discord Make past experiences your friend Use personal power for building self-esteem Improve expressing feelings Express anger constructively Translate personality diff erences into something positive Increase closeness and intimacy Learn the art of eff ective communication Commit to the six habits of a successful marriage Dr. Brady reminds the reader that there are no quick fixes or easy answers to the multiple and complex issues of marriage. Rather than offering a prescription for what makes a healthy marriage, the reader is invited to enter into a process whereby couples commit themselves to KISS (Keep in Shape Systematically). Athletes who reach their full potential understand the importance of keeping in shape systematically. Your marriage will reach its full potential as you share the insights of KISS AND TELL.