Holding Out for a Hero: Five Steps to Marriage over 40
What are you looking for in a marriage besides love? What is key to discuss before marriage over 40? Year 8 of marriage is critical. Lesley Lawson Botez MSc is an English-born writer and psychologist and in her book holding out for a hero, she answers your host Katrina Burrus’ questions and many more.
Lesley Lawson Botez
She met her husband in her 40s when traveling with friends to the desert. The hows and whys of late marriage raised so many questions for her that she decided to investigate further.
Lesley Lawson Botez began her writing career as a copywriter for Saatchi before setting up her own communications agency. At the same time, she was Geneva correspondent for Swiss News and contributed articles to the Financial Times and Newsweek.
Lesley sold her agency when asked to set up the Communications Department of Republic National Bank. She went on to train and advise on publication concept and production at the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Lesley consults with corporations and individuals on relationship building. She also offers marriage preparation to future newly-weds using the FOCCUS inventory.
Lesley Lawson Botez studied psychology at Webster University (with honors) and Geneva University. She is qualified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Attachment Theory and in Co-Active Coaching. She holds a PG Certification in Creative Writing from Kingston University London.
Lawson Botez was awarded second prize for non-fiction in the Geneva Writers’ Group 2014 literary awards. Her short story, First Choice, was published in Offshoots 12 and her mini-play, First Choice was performed last month by GEDS.
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