The day you've PLANNED for – WORKED for –
and DREAMED about

That Once in a Lifetime Day

But if you're like everyone else who wants their wedding day to be perfect – the first day of your married life together – you've most likely been asking yourself:

How can I guarantee it will be perfect?

How can I be sure that the day I've dreamed about can actually come true?

How can the two of us

Decide Together
Plan Together
Enjoy Together
Remember Together

The Most Romantic Day We Will Ever Share?

Before We Show You the Answer to Your Questions, Take a Moment and


Imagine Your Ceremony, Vowing to be Together for the Rest of Your Life

Your Eyes Beaming with the Love that Lives Between You

Imagine Your Reception
Basking in the Warm Smiles of Those You Love

Hearing Everyone Say – "This is the most beautiful wedding."

Imagine Your Honeymoon
That Romantic Perfect Getaway

Just the Two of You, Sweet and Intimate

Imagine All That
Can You See It?

Imagine You've Planned It Together

Both of you—Bride AND Groom — TOGETHER


Because that's what your wedding is all about —both of you— and the journey you take together from your engagement, to your ceremony, on through your honeymoon

BUT . . .

When you go to the bookstore looking for the perfect book to help you make your dreams come true, here's what you'll find:

  • 97% of wedding books are for the bride only
  • the 3% for the groom are joke books or treat him like he's an accessory

There is nothing just for you and the millions of other couples like you

Until Now!

The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams
Planning Together for Less Stress and More Joy

        • The ONLY book for YOU — the wedding couple
        • The ONLY book that goes beyond the surface
        • The #1 Book you need to make the most of your wedding journey


"I recently got engaged so I went to Barnes & Noble to get a wedding planner and spotted The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams. After reading just a couple of pages I realized I didn't need a planner, I needed The Smart Couple's Guide. And now that I've read it cover to cover, I can say that it far exceeded my expectations for providing us the kind of supportive guidance that's making our planning so much easier and fun."

Angela Ryan,
Waterford, NY



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Angela discovered that The Smart Couple's Guide is the #1 book you need to make the most of your wedding journey

And here's why!

There's a New Trend in Today's Weddings

A recent article in TIME magazine said that "80% of men are now active co-partners in the planning of their weddings."

80%!! That's an exciting new development in the way America gets married.

But if you're the bride you probably just thought . . .

"It's always been the bride's day, hasn't it? Her moment. Her day."

That's true. But times are changing . . . And brides are thrilled.

How so? Here are the top 5 reasons right off the bat . . .

  • 1st – she gets to share the work load with her honey
  • 2nd – her stress almost disappears because she's not all alone
  • 3rd – it's more fun and romantic
  • 4th – she can trust that she'll get the wedding day they'll both love
  • 5th – and she still gets the wedding day she's always dreamed of


"I read it in one day and couldn't stop reading. My fiancé just got back from Iraq and he read it almost as quickly and he loved it. It's not like any other wedding book. It supports you in doing it your way. We totally have planned out every detail together, and it has brought us closer."

Khalida Chaudhry, Production Assistant,
ABC 7 WXYZ-TV, Detroit


Okay. Okay. Sounds great. But how does all of that happen?

Well, that's where The Smart Couple's Guide comes in.

It's a book about THE COUPLE – both of you – the Bride AND the Groom –

and what you do TOGETHER.

By focusing on the wedding couple, The Smart Couple's Guide is a CLEAR, PRACTICAL, and VERY ROMANTIC voice for the growing new trend.

It gives both of you permission to plan your wedding exactly as you want it.

Your Vision
Your Meaning
The Beginning of Your Future

That makes The Smart Couple's Guide the jewel of all wedding books. The #1 book every couple needs to make their wedding exactly what they want it to be.


"Your book really helped me to realize that I really do need to be involved with the wedding because at first I wasn't really sure. But now I know."

Specialist Taylor Cook, U.S. Army


If you don't need to read any more, just . . .


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Who Are We?

In case you're meeting us for the first time, we want to tell you a little about who we are.

Even though we have two last names – Sherven and Sniechowski – we are a husband and wife psychology team. We've been together 19 years and very happily married for 18 of them.

During that time we've helped thousands of men and women with relationship issues from dating, to wedding planning, and through marriage.

We are the best-selling authors of four relationship books:

Be Loved for Who You Really Are
The New Intimacy
Opening to Love 365 Days a Year

The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams is our fourth

As guest experts, we have appeared on over 1000 television and talk-radio shows including Oprah, The O'Reilly Factor, The View, 48 Hours, Canada AM, MSNBC, and CNN.

We've been interviewed for or published by hundreds of newspapers and magazines including the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, O, Brides, Bridal Guide, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Playboy, Woman's Day, and Parent's Magazine. We are columnists for Today's Black Woman magazine.

We created our wedding from beginning to end, writing our own vows (you can read them in the book), and planning a ceremony that reflected what we believed about our wedding and our marriage.

You may find all that interesting . . .

BUT WHAT REALLY COUNTS is what you do to be the authority on what is best for your wedding.

You Also Need To Know

The Smart Couple's Guide is NOT a wedding planner in the conventional sense. There are no time tables. There are no to-do lists.

The Smart Couple's Guide . . .

  • Helps you find the personal meaning for everything you are doing
  • Helps you create an unforgettable wedding AND
  • Helps you set the foundation for a successful marriage as well!

So, for your memories and your marriage . . .


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What If You've Been Married Before?

You may be thinking, "I've been married before. I've been through it. This can't be a once-in-a-lifetime day for me. That chance is gone"

Not true.

Our marriage is Jim's third. He speaks from experience.

Although I was sincere at my first two weddings, I didn't realize until later that the marriages weren't right.

When Judith and I were giving each other the vows we'd written, I knew that, even though I'd been married twice before, this was truly my once-in-a-lifetime day. That day doesn't depend on "when," but "who."

It doesn't matter if you've been married before, your once-in-a-lifetime is still waiting for you. And don't let your past stand in your way.


"Phenomenal book! Wish I'd had it when we got married. There's no other book better than this and it's going to be successful for years to come!"

Mark Jensen,
Radio Host "Crossroads Cafe"KAWL 1370
York, Nebraska


You can discover your personal meaning

You can create unforgettable memories to cherish for years to come

You can establish a solid foundation for your marriage

How Do We Help You Do That?

Through 15 chapters filled with inspiring ideas and delightful examples

Nearly 150 real-life wedding stories from brides and grooms around the country
-- some in small backyards, some on mountain tops
-- one at $600, another at more than a million

And what's in it for you??

The Freedom,Fun, Joy, and satisfaction waiting for you when you create your
wedding together.


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And you know what's really terrific . . .? It doesn't matter whether:

  • You choose a completely traditional wedding or
  • Design one that is quirky and off beat, or whether
  • You've invited six or six hundred guests

Your wedding will be just exactly as you want it to be because you will be planning it together.


"I just read The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams and I loved it! I couldn't put it down! It's not just for the wedding of your dreams, but the marriage of your dreams. I already gave a copy to my friend, her daughter is getting married in December, and I'm spreading the word so everyone can get a copy. I've been married 6 years and Steve and I never talked about a lot of the topics in the Popping the Questions chapter.
It was super."

Melissa Bibler
Kalamazoo, MI


What Does Your Wedding Mean to You?

It's not about money, guests, or location. Those are important, but . . .

Most important is what your wedding means to you—each of you—and that's where The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams is exactly what you need to create the wedding you've always dreamed of.

-- When you know what you want
-- When you're going after it together
-- You will create a failure-proof guide for all of the choices you will make along the way
-- And you'll also be practicing the emotional skills that will make your marriage a life-long success.


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A Very Basic Truth

After 18 years of working with couples we want to pass on to you a very basic truth that all brides and grooms must know if they want their wedding and marriage to succeed. Here it is:

How you treat each other while planning your wedding sets the pattern for how you will treat each other during your marriage.

Most brides and grooms don't have a clue about this.

Then, after the honeymoon, they're shocked when the dysfunctional relationship patterns they established during their wedding planning bring down the happiness they had expected.
AND not paying attention to this can sow the seeds for the downfall of your marriage.

But that doesn't have to happen! And we don't want that to happen to you.

Quite the opposite. That's why we want you to know . . .

When you decide that your wedding will be yours—planned by both of you, brought to life by your shared efforts— you will actually be marrying each other with every decision you make – every step along the way. What could be more romantic than that!?

Here's How You Benefit

The Smart Couple's Guide will help you:

  • Express what your wedding and your future life mean to each of you
  • Make clear what each of you believes is important for your wedding
  • Blend your individual values into a shared vision of what you want together
  • Protect yourselves from those who would want to intrude on your plans
  • Reduce the stress and hassle that far too many couples go through, and
  • Open the way to an experience of deep joy and rich romance that is only
    possible when you create your wedding together.

And before we forget, you'll love reading those 150 wedding stories. They're funny, poignant, wise, and straight from the heart.

That's what makes The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams such a great read. And so inspiring.

If you want all that and more . . . REALLY WANT IT . . .


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No matter how many wedding books you read, this one is a must!

The Smart Couple's Guide is the jewel of all wedding books. The #1 book you need to make your wedding day exactly what you want it to be.


"The success of weddings in the future will be due to the modeling you two give us in The Smart Couple's Guide to the Wedding of Your Dreams."

Jill Spiegel, WFMP-FM,
Minneapolis, St Paul, MN


And With That

We Wish You a Joyous Wedding Journey and a Wonderful Life Together

Judith & Jim

PS: The Smart Couple's Guide is the perfect gift for:

-- newly engaged couples
-- couples who are thinking about getting married
-- anyone involved in the wedding profession
-- anyone who will be participating in and/or helping with a wedding
-- and anyone who just loves weddings!

PPS: And it's also helpful for vow-renewal ceremonies.

So don't wait another second.


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A true Gift for You – Both of You – and Anyone You Know Who Wants a Truly Memorable Wedding and a Marriage to Last a Lifetime

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