Retread, people can and do embark on building exceptional marriages here every day using Marriage Builders concepts. One does not have to fix other problems [other than alcohol addition] in order to put it to work. You CAN embark on exceptional marriage building without fixing other problems. We do it here all the time. In fact, Dr Harley often says that trying to fix other problems is a distraction from fixing the problems in the marriage.

"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.." Theodore Roosevelt

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