Dr. Margaret Rutherford’s Book: Marriage Is Not For Chickens

Dr. Margaret Rutherford’s book, Marriage Is Not For Chickens is a short, easy read with lovely photographs. When I say short, I mean really short, it can easily be read in 5 minutes and would make a great wedding or anniversary gift. I reviewed it because the author is a friend of mine and I new it would be a great book. I wasn’t disappointed.

Dr. Margaret Rutherford's book

My husband and I have been married for 37 years and I found myself nodding in agreement with every page turned. Every bit of wisdom in this book rings true for those that have been married a short time, or decades.

Dr. Margaret Rutherford's book

There are lots of things that marriage is not, but the ones the author chose are excellent points.

Dr. Margaret Rutherford's book

Here’s another one I really liked because your partner is NOT a repair shop! There are some things you need girlfriends for and everyone should have hobbies to keep them busy!

Dr. Margaret Rutherford's book

 There are lots of things that marriage is…..

Marriage is not for chickens

And I agree with these as well! You need a sense of humor to keep a marriage running smooth.

Dr. Margaret Rutherford's book

The author is Dr. Margaret Rutherford who is a clinical psychologist with over 20 years in private practice. Besides writing, she is also a podcaster and her work has been featured on Psychology Today, Readers Digest, Prevention, Huffington post, and The Mighty. You can find her at her website: DrMargaretRutherford.com  She’s a kind and gentle soul and you will love her book.

The photographers for the book were Deborah Strauss and Christine Mathias.

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  1. Lovely! It’s hard to believe I’m coming up on my 5th wedding anniversary this year.

  2. Those words of wisdom ring very true. Sounds like a good read.

  3. Very nice and from you have posted. Very nice. Thanks for sharing it and hosting.

  4. Sounds good – off to check it out on Book Depository….

  5. Interesting! Will definitely check it out!

  6. teresak 10 May, 2017

    Thanks Jeanne, it’s a cute book!

  7. teresak 10 May, 2017

    Thanks Lydia, hope you enjoy it!

  8. teresak 10 May, 2017

    Thanks Patrick and thanks for stopping by!

  9. teresak 10 May, 2017

    Thanks Rhonda, hope your daughter’s knee is better!

  10. teresak 10 May, 2017

    Happy Anniversary!

  11. Teresa how wonderful of you to do a post about the book! Thanks so much. It’s meant to be something you could tuck into a gift basket for an engagement or an anniversary, or maybe give to the person you’ve been flossing your teeth with for many years!

  12. teresak 13 May, 2017

    You are very welcome and I wish you the very best! Happy Mother’s Day!