As the distinctive voice behind the wildly successful album, Make It Last Forever, which sold four million copies and spawned the number one R & B chart topper, I Want Her, Keith Sweat has built his career on relationships. With music that has touched and inspired fans-and has even been rumored to be the catalyst for conceiving babies-Sweat understands the essence of relationships. "I have experienced just about just about all aspects of relationships," Sweat notes. "I have had girlfriends, been married, been divorced, cheated on women, been cheated on by women, been in love when it really wasn't love and been in love when it was true love. That said, these experiences afford me an insight that has instilled a level-headed perspective," he says. And in addition to this personal experience, Sweat has spoken to thousands of people across the country on his popular syndicated radio program, The Sweat Hotel, which is the #1 urban contemporary nighttime program in the nation. Covering a variety of topics every week, Sweat, with his practical, no-holds-bar style, interacts with countless listeners who are seeking direction and advice about their relationships and romantic lives.
Now in his eagerly anticipated book, MAKE IT LAST FOREVER: The Dos and Don'ts (Strebor Books; On-sale Date: February 12, 2013; ISBN: 978-1-5930-9406-5; $24.00), Keith Sweat provides advice for anyone looking for suggestions on how to keep a relationship fresh and exciting. Chock full of tools on everything from how to communicate needs and desires more effectively to tips for mending and reinvigorating partnerships that have gone stale, the book examines couplings at their very core but keeps the analytical journey authentic and fun for readers.
With 31 concise chapters and summaries at the end of several that are dubbed 'Keith's Key,' MAKE IT LAST FOREVER examines topics such as:
Through Keith Sweat's dissection of the obstacles that must be addressed and overcome to solidify existing relationships and to help establish a healthy foundation for a new relationship, MAKE IT LAST FOREVER serves as an instruction manual for adding sizzle, building trust and improving dialogue in relationships.
Keith Sweat is an R & B artist and soul singer, songwriter and radio personality. He is the host of The Sweat Hotel, which airs in 49 markets and is the #1 urban nighttime radio program in the nation. In 1987, he released his debut album, Make It Last Forever, which sold four million copies and established him as one of the early stars of New Jack Swing. In 1992, Sweat discovered the group Silk, and helped craft its debut album, Lose Control. Its single, Freak Me, hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 1995, Sweat discovered the Atlanta-based female R & B group, Kut Klose. He also formed LSG with Gerald Levert and Johnny Gill and released its self-titled album, Levert.Sweat.Gill in 1997.