Today's couples face many challenges as they juggle the demands of their daily life. Learning how to keep your marriage a priority throughout life's changes is often like learning a new dance. Commitment, practice, and the willingness to learn new steps can help you master the skills to keep your relationship energized and thriving.
Using research, interviews, and personal anecdotes, McKeown presents steps you can weave into your dance routine to prevent your marriage from becoming another statistic. Beyond the Tango: A Couple's Guide for Keeping Love Alive During the Years of Careers, Kids, and Chaos offers hope that your union can be everything you want, even as you endure the inevitable challenges that all marriages face, and together you can remain on the dance floor.
About the Author
Susan McKeown, APRN, CPS, is a graduate of St. Anselm College with a B.S. degree in Nursing and Northeastern University’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program. She earned her MFA in nonfiction writing from Southern New Hampshire University. Susan worked with families as a nurse practitioner for over 40 years. She is a Certified Prevention Specialist educating and advocating on issues of mental health and substance misuse. In 2015, Susan was selected New Hampshire Prevention Person of the year by the NH Prevention Certification Board. For the past 18 years she has co-facilitated a weekly support group for families of a loved one with substance issues.
Susan's second book, Beyond the Tango, A Guide to A Thriving Marriage While Juggling Careers, Kids, and Chaos in now on advance order from Amazon. She speaks with groups on building healthy relationships, strengthening marriages, and preventing divorce. Susan lives with her husband in New Hampshire where they have conducted seminars for engaged couples for over four decades. They have four grown children and are blessed with two grandchildren.