Author Chuck Singleton’s new book “Why Marriage Doesn’t Work” is a collection of short stories based on real-life cases drawn from his thirty-year career in counseling

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Author Chuck Singleton’s new book “Why Marriage Doesn’t Work” is an engrossing, fascinating collection of true stories which are bright and colorful, often tragically sad, gut-busting funny and deliriously joyful. Some end in sad divorce, and some explode into amazingly beautiful romance.

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Chuck Singleton is a pastor, romance and family counselor, fitness enthusiast, and married father of four sons who has spoken around the world at colleges and universities, appeared on numerous television and radio programs, and has served on the board of trustees at Claremont Colleges (School of Theology) and California State University in San Bernardino. He has published his latest book “Why Marriage Doesn’t Work”: a poignant and inspiring exploration of the realities of marriage in modern life.

The author writes, “Marriage doesn’t work! Is there nothing that can be done? Finding that special someone would seem like an obvious destiny for everyone. At the right point in life, one should find their soul mate, fall in love, and be married. After all, everything seems to point there. At a certain point, people are suggesting that marriage is the next natural step. Friends are not only taking that step but are encouraging you to do it too. Friends and family seem to support the idea of marriage. Hormones are screaming, Find a mate! Find your love! Find a partner! But marriage doesn’t work! Marriage is on the rocks! Marriage doesn’t work! It’s a bold statement.

A popular television program is titled ‘Why Planes Crash’. The book author, David Souci, jumps on planes to fly around the world to tell us why planes crash. We can conclude that he’s obviously not saying all planes crash, or he wouldn’t fly one to tell us about it.

These stories/novellas are based on real-life stories and come directly from my counseling files.

Each chapter is a story or novella. Some are bright and colorful, some are tragically sad, some gut-busting funny, and some deliriously joyful. Some end in sad divorces, some explode into amazingly beautiful romance. Yes, there are a few happy-ever-after endings. And there is some scandalous mess!

‘Private Reserve’ is the music CD for the stories. There are five Grammys behind the performers and songs with the accompanying music (

With all the cheerleaders, salespersons, advocates, and encouragers, how could something so important to everyone just not work? That’s what this book is about.”

Published by Page Publishing, Chuck Singleton’s engrossing book is a fascinating study of marriage in all its messy and challenging splendor.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Why Marriage Doesn’t Work” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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