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Re-Vitalizing Our Marriage (book)

Dec 1, 2020

Announcing a new book by Susanne M. Alexander, Chair, WI Department of Relationships, Marriage, and Family.

Re-Vitalizing Our Marriage: Applying the Teachings of the Bahá’í Faith to Strengthen Our Union is addressed to married individuals and couples who are experiencing challenges in their relationship, or who want to prevent issues from arising.


The Wilmette Institute is offering an online course beginning January 11, 2021, using this book as the text. The faculty team will be Susanne M. Alexander, Riaz Mostaghim, and Jackie Najafian, all professionals in the field of marriage. Registration is now open for the course.

Register here for online course
Re-Vitalizing Our Marriage.”

Note: You may register anonymously for this course. Administrators and Faculty will have access to your real name, and your email address, but will use an alias of your choice in correspondence on the forums. Your real name and your email address will be hidden from other participants.


Re-Vitalizing Our Marriage (the book) has two parallel tracks in it aimed at preserving marriages. One helps the couple re-align with spiritual principles and science related to marriage and includes communication and consultation skill-building. Another track helps individuals strengthen their virtues, self-respect, and spiritual practices, as well as addresses issues such as power struggles, perfectionism, and forgiveness. Quotations and stories from married individuals and couples are throughout. Many of these topics will be included in the online course.

Susanne says, “Sustaining a marriage and keeping it happy and unified takes effort, sacrifice, and building knowledge. I hope that this book will accompany couples to improve their marriages and help them see ways to increase support around themselves and their families. We are very blessed to have so much spiritual guidance about marriage and decades of science that help us learn new approaches. Healthy marriages are vital for the well-being of families, communities, and society.”

Books can be obtained from marriagetransformation.com, Susanne’s company, and also many online booksellers.

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Susanne Alexander, BA

Relationship & Marriage Educator, author, and coach

Susanne M. Alexander is certified to offer couple’s assessments through Prepare-Enrich and for individuals with the Character Foundations Assessments. She is passionate about helping individuals and couples make good relationship and marriage choices through knowledge and skill-building and thereby preventing divorces. She meets with clients globally via the internet for relationship and marriage preparation and marriage strengthening. Susanne writes about relationships and marriage for bahaiteachings.org, bahaiblog.net, and www.yourtango.com. She has been single, dating, engaged, married, divorced, and widowed. She is a child, stepchild, parent, stepparent, and grandparent. All of this has given Susanne a diversity of experience to share! She is originally from Canada and is married to a wonderful man in Tennessee, in the United States. Susanne’s articles on BahaiTeachings.orgSusanne’s articles on BahaiBlog.netSusanne’s interview on ‘A Bahá’í  Perspective’ podcastSee Faculty Bio

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