b'Spouse in the HouseRearranging Our Attitudes to Make Room for Each OtherCynthia Ruchti & Becky MelbyA frank and funny look at what to do when together is too closeT wos company, especially for those who love each other. So what happens whendue to retirement, working from home, or even running a business togetherspouses find that being in the same space all the time is awkward, complex, annoying, and just plain challenging? How can partners coexist without co-exhausting each other?Cynthia Ruchti and Becky Melby know all too well how adjust-ing to a new, all-the-time closeness can cause the bliss of marriage to form blisters. Drawing from their experiences, and from men and women across the country in the same situation, the authors take a deep breath and dive into the root causes. They dig into what Gods Word has to say, and they offer practical tips for learn-ing the spiritual, emotional, relational, and even physical steps that can help readers replace irritation with peace.For any Christian who wants their home to be a refuge of peace and serenity for allnot just themselvesand who wants to know they arent alone in the mental and physical claustropho-bia of too much togetherness, Spouse in the House is a vulnerable, charming, and pragmatic breath of hope.Cynthia Ruchti tells stories of hope through novels, nonfiction, devotionals, and speaking events. She serves as the professional relations liaison for American Christian Fiction Writers and is a frequent speaker at writers conferences across the country. Find out more at cynthiaruchti.com.Becky Melby is an author and speaker, with more than twenty books to her name, including four cozy mysteries for Guideposts Secrets of Wayfarers Inn series. Find out more at beckymelby .com. Both make their homes in the heart of Wisconsin with their respective retired spouses, and are longtime BFFs. RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Both female and male perspectives978-0-8254-4678-8$18.99threaded throughout Paperback5.5 x 8.5240 pages Humorous tone with a godly approachChristian Living / Love & Marriageand workable solutions Kregel PublicationsRights: WorldSeptember 21, 2021 Perfectly timed for work-from-home, post-pandemic realitiesYour Marriage, GodsBut Lord, I Was Happy Mission Shallow978-0-8254-4427-2$15.99 978-0-8254-3160-9$18.994 www.kregel.com'