Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD
For men seeking to improve their relationships and communications with their partners, finding and sticking to effective methods can prove challenging. The SMART Love methodology, developed and presented in this new guide, clearly outlines strategies for success and how you can implement them in your relationship.
Following a year-long case study of a troubled marriage, readers follow “Edward” as he stumbles through the common pitfalls of underlying issues and conflict resolution. As Edward realizes the importance of these concepts, he begins to employ SMART Love methodology to mend his broken relationship. Concrete examples of how to apply these techniques provide the specific tools needed to navigate these frightening relational waters.
Relatable and interactive, SMART Love offers an alternative to other relationship books that preach without showing the why’s and how’s of communication and relationship building. Anyone looking to improve, repair, and maintain a loving relationship will find SMART Love an accessible and practical guide for reaching your relationship goals.
A high school dropout with a criminal record, Vincent Fudge II spent eight months homeless before joining the military. He used educational benefits from the military to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in communication, then ventured across the country with his wife and first child to finesse his way into one of the nation’s top military financial services associations. He built a house for his family, had a second child, and wrote his first relationship improvement book inspired by his marital missteps. He worked for sugar water and used life’s lemons to make lemonade. He currently lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two boys.